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Old 01-28-2013, 04:48 PM   #15441
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Just ordered the last BMW structural foam in stock for the subframe reinforcement from Mike @ bmwpartstore. All I need now is seam sealer, mega's injection gun, a drill bit, and some nerves of steel as I undergo this intimidating project. Fairly simple but I don't want to waste $200 worth of foam :/

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I also hope no cracks had developed from the last time i "checked" the subframe area until now (couple months??)

Who needs that when you can just use "Great Stuff"? It's obviously superior for all applications.


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Old 01-28-2013, 05:04 PM   #15442
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Who needs that when you can just use "Good Stuff"? It's obviously superior for all applications.
I'm going to rehearse this and do a couple of "dry runs." i think i'll buy some cake batter and fill a soda can or something
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:01 PM   #15443
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I now have heat on my feet!!!!

While pulling my blower motor out and cleaning, I noticed that my fresh air blender was disconnected. Now when I press the controls in the cabin, I now control the air flow and temp! Yeah ME!!!!

Now, back to the garage and with these unseasonably warm temps for the next few days, I'm going to pull my rear brake pads off and lube up the guides. Seems the they are sticking a bit.

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Old 01-28-2013, 06:33 PM   #15444
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:36 PM   #15445
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Front and rear strut reinforcement plates.

Turner Motorsports 7.5mm spacers in the front so my vmr's clear the coils.
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:47 PM   #15446
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KW V2 Coilovers.

Front and rear strut reinforcement plates.

Turner Motorsports 7.5mm spacers in the front so my vmr's clear the coils.
Good choices.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:27 PM   #15447
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This weekend, was able to install my H&R spring set. And of course wash and detailed her
Are those the 'race' springs? Looks good!
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:50 PM   #15448
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Had my jammers tested against a PL3. Jam to gun

Also figured out that the knocking/clunking sound from the rear of the car was coming from the big resistor from the LED tail lights.
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:01 PM   #15449
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I'm just glad to have her, although I would love to be able to wash her.
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:05 PM   #15450
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KW V2 Coilovers.

Front and rear strut reinforcement plates.

Turner Motorsports 7.5mm spacers in the front so my vmr's clear the coils.
Standing ovation. You spent some cash... Lol
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:35 PM   #15451
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Old 01-29-2013, 12:16 AM   #15452
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Had my jammers tested against a PL3. Jam to gun

Also figured out that the knocking/clunking sound from the rear of the car was coming from the big resistor from the LED tail lights.
you mean it was loose/banging around or made a sound when unlocking/locking the doors?

And whats a PL3? that sounds kind of cool that you're jamming stuff although i have no idea what it means. maybe it'll come in handy in May
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:55 AM   #15454
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you mean it was loose/banging around or made a sound when unlocking/locking the doors?

And whats a PL3? that sounds kind of cool that you're jamming stuff although i have no idea what it means. maybe it'll come in handy in May
A thumping noise when I go over bumps, etc. It's that big ass resistor for the Eagle Eyes that came loose and was bouncing against the cars frame.

PL3 is Pro Laser 3, a police lidar gun.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:05 AM   #15455
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:57 AM   #15456
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So the radiator hose job cost me 90$. Decent pricing included an oil change.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:34 AM   #15457
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Are those the 'race' springs? Looks good!
Sure are and thanks! The H&R race spring set. I don't know how much of a drop it got from them but its definitely noticeable
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:44 AM   #15458
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A thumping noise when I go over bumps, etc. It's that big ass resistor for the Eagle Eyes that came loose and was bouncing against the cars frame.

PL3 is Pro Laser 3, a police lidar gun.


You more than likely just helped me figure out what my clunk is. Thanks!

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Old 01-29-2013, 12:35 PM   #15460
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So the radiator hose job cost me 90$. Decent pricing included an oil change.
Damn you came out ahead. You got free labor.
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