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Old 12-28-2012, 02:28 AM   #289661
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Would've been impossible otherwise. There's no access with the bumper on.

Someone had removed my bumper before though - the bolts were reasonably tight (not nightmarishly like I've heard of) and someone replaced the stupid push rivets with screws, so it was really easy to remove and replace. I didn't even break any clips
That's good. I've never had a problem with the large bolts being too tight. The torque spec on them isn't that crazy anyway.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:30 AM   #289662
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It was cool, I popped out the rivets holding the trunk lid liner to find what color wire went to the reverse light (blue with a green/yellow tracer for anyone interested) and the wire was right with the bundle in the right side of the trunk so I tapped it there and grounded the negative. I was happy I didn't have to run wires into the trunk lid. All in all, took between 3 and 4 hours. Not bad and worth it in my opinion. Parts and the kit cost less than $60.
Reverse signal should be blue/yellow. The signal is accessible in a lot of different places, fortunately.
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That's good. I've never had a problem with the large bolts being too tight. The torque spec on them isn't that crazy anyway.
I read a DIY delmarco posted with a backup sensor strip and he had to change his mounting location because he couldn't get the bolts out
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:40 AM   #289664
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Reverse signal should be blue/yellow. The signal is accessible in a lot of different places, fortunately.
Yup. Nice and easy. I just grounded the negative for the computer at the battery since its essentially a chassis ground anyway. I tucked all of the wiring and computer where my fuel pump ECU is. Plenty of space in there.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:13 AM   #289665
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sorry I wasn't sure about the prices..didn't actually know what price range is the right one, so what model of Precision Instruments is good for an e46 owner?
That's tough, since there is a wide range of torques. That's why I have 3 torque wrenches.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:21 AM   #289667
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That'll probably do most of the stuff like wheels and suspension.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:24 AM   #289668
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I was incorrect about official endorsement of US special forces, apparently it is German special forces (OMG they must have sick gear!). I can't find anything online to dispute this, unless you've got a source? The comany was founded by a former pilot/military badass type for the specific purpose of use in ops...

I mean, the most covert op it would ever experience with me is sneaking out of the house to go have a beer without telling the wife, or attempting to cloak parts buys online, but i like the look.
I was curious a while back so I searched around on google. No people claiming any part of US military were ever issued a watch of any sort. That made sense to me when like every other watch company says Special Forces or Military issue, which I figured was marketing bs anyway.
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That's good. I've never had a problem with the large bolts being too tight. The torque spec on them isn't that crazy anyway.
That's interesting because I'm finding having large bolts always results in having to deal with a tight fit.
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First time I fired an AR was when I bought my mosin off of a gun from Calguns.

Guy had a preban AR with legal 30 rounders and all the scary features like pistol grips and whatnot. I was amazed at how little recoil there was, it was hardly anything more than my damned .22!


5.56/.223 and 7.62x39 have barely any recoil.
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goddamn i need to find a job, so many material goods to buy

And now i'm actually going to sleep. Nite
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lol, you're going to be in SF area when I'm in LA area.
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I think f26's real name might be Bao Tran Ngoc Huynh, making her vietnamese.

That is the only person who's first name starts with a B, last name starts with an H, graduated from University of Houston in 2004 or later, and is a certified pharmacist in texas.
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Why do you bother, miles?
What do you gain from digging up personal info on her?

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1. So I can know, because I'm a curious type.
2. So I can annoy that disgusting creature.
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I really do wish she would just go away though.
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Are you going to publicize her info?
Are you going to bug her outside the forum?
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