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Old 11-29-2010, 08:58 AM   #221
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glad to see you finally got the M3 running, Kalim.
if you're gonna be working on it again this weekend, i might come down to help out if i don't have any plans.
also, do want test drive. and you already said i could


oh and the garage is looking a lot cleaner since the last time i was there. but you def need to tear down those unused boxes, and get some flourescent lights and a massive space heater. that way we can "office space" the hell out of your current space heater.
Yeah. Finally! It's only been 7 weeks since we picked it up, and I didn't work on it all 4 of those weekends, so not too shabby.
I'll be working on Rick's 5spd swap, so come on by and bring Miles with you.
Haha, sure, I guess we can do some test drives, too.

Fluorescent lighting would be great. Might have to make a trip to home depot and figure out a cost so I can get purchasing approval.
The heating issue is still something I'm trying to figure out.
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:50 AM   #222
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maybe some spray in foam or the thick fiberglass insulation would help heating. couple rolls of that on the wall and some sheetrock nailed would probably go pretty far with a portable heater. you can always talk to your landlord and see if he will deduct the expenses of the insulation from your rent as an improvement to the living space.

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Old 11-29-2010, 01:42 PM   #223
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maybe some spray in foam or the thick fiberglass insulation would help heating. couple rolls of that on the wall and some sheetrock nailed would probably go pretty far with a portable heater. you can always talk to your landlord and see if he will deduct the expenses of the insulation from your rent as an improvement to the living space.
Thanks for the input. I was thinking of something along those lines for a long-term solution. It'd be really nice to have some more outlets installed, too.
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Old 11-29-2010, 01:58 PM   #224
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Thanks for the input. I was thinking of something along those lines for a long-term solution. It'd be really nice to have some more outlets installed, too.
electrical work in that place....

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Old 11-29-2010, 02:04 PM   #225
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Old 11-29-2010, 02:11 PM   #229
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Old 11-29-2010, 02:15 PM   #230
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Thanks for the vid, Dave!
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Thanks for the pics, too.
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god this thread is full of win !
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:17 PM   #237
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god this thread is full of win !
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i just bought sways! hopefully i can do it on the factory jack... lol
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:32 PM   #239
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i just bought sways! hopefully i can do it on the factory jack... lol
Sweet.
It can be done, but use jackstands. Don't take a chance.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:34 PM   #240
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Great work Kalim. That was pretty fast considering the horrible weather we've been having. The S54 sounds great. Keep it up man.
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