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Old 01-18-2012, 12:34 AM   #6181
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I took my car for a drive for the first time in a couple months. It was spewing oil from the VCG. Finally it pops after 13 years, at 108k miles. Almost a relief.
Hehe sounds like it was a virgin.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:51 AM   #6182
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Let it play in the snow
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:47 PM   #6183
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ouch, it'll b hard to get out
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:56 PM   #6184
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Yea I think I might have to stay home today....haha
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:42 PM   #6185
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Tinted my tail lights corner lenses and side markers with vht niteshades. I was a little skeptic at first but now that its done and polished it looks 10 times better. Only problem is now the headlights are to light im thinking about doing those tomorrow but I don't know if they will let enough light through and also wondering if it will look purple when lights are on..... I dunno, will see. Also im sanding down the chrome on the grill and im gonna paint it black using the trim paint im gonna use to redo my trim.... yeah, its gonna be a long day.

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Old 01-18-2012, 05:51 PM   #6186
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:54 PM   #6187
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What is that white stuff all around in the pic???
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:56 PM   #6188
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WA got pretty good snow storm. We only got few inches up here.

I installed the 3.46 diff with Quaife LSD and the driveshaft. About two weeks from taking it out for a spin.
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:59 PM   #6189
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New Lemforder FCABs The car feels SO much better now! Tomorrow, new tires, balance, and alignment!

FCABs took a bit of time, as we needed to figure out how to jack it up, how to take off some of the bolts, etc. Things take longer when you are still figuring them out

Putting on the FCABs was a bit of a PITA. We lubed them up really, really good with soap and just man-handled them on there. Don't be afraid to give it a ton of force, and I mean a ton. It took us a bit of time to figure it out, but eventually they got on there. Bolted everything back up, went for a test drive, and was done!

The old FCABs were original BMW from 2004. The right one looked just fine and probably could have continued to be used, but the left fell apart entirely. This explains why my car loved to pull to the left when I hit the brakes.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:00 PM   #6190
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Added some air to the tires and drove around a bit.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:09 PM   #6191
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WA got pretty good snow storm. We only got few inches up here.

I installed the 3.46 diff with Quaife LSD and the driveshaft. About two weeks from taking it out for a spin.
yup got 12 inches....but back to rain this weekend
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:17 PM   #6192
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Took it to the carwash to blow all the eraser dust off of it after removing the pinstripes and dealer badging... NICE!

NOW I can take a few shots for a sig... Hopefully this weekend.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:23 PM   #6193
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I think I speak for everyone, when I say that your current sig is perfect.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:25 PM   #6194
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Got my Tein superstreet coilovers in the mail yesterday. Put on rear half today, will put front half on in the morning. Already from the rear I can feel a huge difference from my Racelands
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:29 PM   #6195
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Well, I bought my e46 from my gf's mom.

Let's say she was girly as ****, even though she's a sheriff.

So let's say there WERE flower stickers on the side windows. stickers are gone, but the stickiness/imprints are still there. gotta buy goo gone.

But there were also flower seat covers lmao. Looks like it's been there forever. When I removed them and saw how clean the leather was...I...uh, put them baack on =(

The thought of messing up those seats and/or having the dyes from my jeans transfer onto the seats make me sad =(

Time to roll around UCLA with people laughing at me

actually, it may be leatherette- in that case, maybe i should destroy those seat covers

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Old 01-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #6196
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Left the mtech bumper over at Impressive auto center to get painted. Question, can i use my license plate strip from my stock bumper to place on the mtech one?
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:02 PM   #6197
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You can't you need a new one specific for the mtech 2 bumper.
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:08 PM   #6198
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Left the mtech bumper over at Impressive auto center to get painted. Question, can i use my license plate strip from my stock bumper to place on the mtech one?
You MUST show that when you get the bumper painted and mounted... It's a b1tch you have to mess up the front lines with the tag... Same in MD...
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:32 PM   #6199
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Peeled off the only sticker I've ever put on my rear windshield.

Bittersweet feeling over a damn sticker
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:53 PM   #6200
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i'm trying to link myself to the part for the center delete strip and the part for the U.S license plate frame but i can't get to it. Help please? For the Mtechii to be exact, i just wanna compare prices still undecided as to if i will use the tow hook or not
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