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Old 09-02-2010, 01:47 AM   #1041
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I painted my clear laminex transparent green
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Old 09-02-2010, 01:52 AM   #1042
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I painted my clear laminex transparent green
I feel like that could be a candidate for someones sig

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Old 09-02-2010, 02:38 AM   #1043
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Haha yea I was bored and the laminex stuff was getting light scratches so decided I'd try green before I relplaced them
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:23 AM   #1044
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I thought I told you I got plates and the TMS rear arms. I got them for Hallet, Staub told me it would help me adjust my setup a bit between runs.

Just dont tell Julie.
Sweet what plates did you get?

let me know what setup Ryan says is the best. Kendall has my track alignment saved on his computer...it's the one Ian gave me.
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:25 AM   #1045
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Sooooo.... I have a yellow lamin-x film on my fogs... Now I want to get my headlights as well.... what do you think? I tried to scrounge up some pics:
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I like the fogs only
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:33 AM   #1046
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Last night the SO and I went to dinner at JP wine bar in the crossroads. Fantastic, I highly recommend it.

I dined on parmesan encrusted rainbow trout, field greens, grape tomatoes, with a pesto-balsamic vinaigrette. Effin' delicious.
SO had a seasonal vegetable napoleon, puff pastry, beau solais oyster mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, and parmigiano.
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:15 PM   #1047
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Sweet what plates did you get?

let me know what setup Ryan says is the best. Kendall has my track alignment saved on his computer...it's the one Ian gave me.
I got the Vorshlag plates. Ian recomended them to me, saying they were easy to adjust and would work very well with the AST 4200's that are on my wish list (at least a nother year away).

We are basically gonna start with my street settings which are -2.5 front and -1.5 rear (I believe yours is the same) and gradually increase the F/R camber along with increaseing the compression and rebound on my shocks. We're gonna take notes along the way working all the way to -3.5 front and -2.5 rear with the stiffest shock settings then review are notes and make adjustments to what we think the best combination is.

Since he hasn't driven/riden in my car before he told me that it will be a pretty drawn out process and hopes to have something dialed in by my final runs on Sunday.
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:16 PM   #1048
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I like the fogs only
+1, but at least with the laminex you can always remove it.
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Old 09-02-2010, 01:58 PM   #1049
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How are you and XIXI getting -2.5?? I was only able to get -1.8 with my pins pulled without camber plates.

Anything much more than -1.7 is unheard of..


how to pull your pins
http://www.madrussian.net/m3/diy_camber.shtml
I have been thinking about it. I think the reason I'm having soo much tire wear is the heavy front end. Added weight will make camber even worse or better depending on how you look at it. Once i finish my swap I'm going to get it realigned and I will check the numbers again I will have a stock front suspension for a bit. Either way you can't adjust camber on these cars without plates. Nor caster only toe can be adjusted.

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Old 09-02-2010, 02:19 PM   #1050
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I have been thinking about it. I think the reason I'm having soo much tire wear is the heavy front end. Added weight will make camber even worse or better depending on how you look at it. Once i finish my swap I'm going to get it realigned and I will check the numbers again I will have a stock front suspension for a bit. Either way you can't adjust camber on these cars without plates. Nor caster only toe can be adjusted.
You can adjust camber, there is just a limit. Like Kevin said, the limit on the M is around -1.8.
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:21 PM   #1051
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I just noticed in my sig it says "Alpine white/Imola Red"

Do I have to change that now?
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:32 PM   #1052
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someone has to show me how to adjust this camber then, I can't figure it out on the hunter maybe like .01 to .03 maybe. Maybe the m3's have a place to adjust camber? Idk either way I'm very interested in knowing how to adjust this camber! I got like 8 tires all chewed to **** on the inside matter fact jake do you need some drift tires? I got some 18/45/225's? if you can use em I'll bring em out?
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:49 PM   #1053
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I think you just have to eyeball it with the removed alignment pin.
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Old 09-02-2010, 08:32 PM   #1054
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Brad you gotta change it...
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:30 PM   #1055
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someone has to show me how to adjust this camber then, I can't figure it out on the hunter maybe like .01 to .03 maybe. Maybe the m3's have a place to adjust camber? Idk either way I'm very interested in knowing how to adjust this camber! I got like 8 tires all chewed to **** on the inside matter fact jake do you need some drift tires? I got some 18/45/225's? if you can use em I'll bring em out?

Yea I'm interested
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Old 09-02-2010, 10:41 PM   #1056
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Ok I can't wait for my stop-tech sh1t... I need new pads asap if I wanna make it to this meet and have fun. Anyone know the best bang for my buck pads I can get locally?
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Old 09-02-2010, 10:57 PM   #1057
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Hawk hps !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:07 PM   #1058
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Hawk hps !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Are they cheap? I want something cheap that is similar to the stock ones... Just to put on for like a month. They will have to perform well for the cruise at the meet though haha
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:42 PM   #1059
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No hps are more aggressive, I think weaver or wearever is good for a temp pad
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Old 09-03-2010, 12:36 AM   #1060
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No hps are more aggressive, I think weaver or wearever is good for a temp pad
Where can I get them and do you know what the specs are that I need? I am retarded when it comes to brake pads...
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