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Old 03-09-2011, 08:11 PM   #321
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:13 PM   #322
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Just a quick question that's been on my mind.

How is the chassis flex or structural integrity of the convertibles? Is there too much flex to be competitive in autocross or flex too much for a HPDE?
I can keep up with ZHP's all the day. The difference is not nearly as much as people think.
It's there. Just minimal.
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:15 PM   #323
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:18 PM   #324
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Just a quick question that's been on my mind.

How is the chassis flex or structural integrity of the convertibles? Is there too much flex to be competitive in autocross or flex too much for a HPDE?
There is chassis flex but the biggest issue by far is body roll and non-adjustable camber.

I hit the track last weekend in mine and it was rolling around like a biatch.

Stock discs and pads held up for 75 laps which I was quite happy with.
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:21 PM   #325
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:29 PM   #326
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There is chassis flex but the biggest issue by far is body roll and non-adjustable camber.

I hit the track last weekend in mine and it was rolling around like a biatch.

Stock discs and pads held up for 75 laps which I was quite happy with.
Those are suspension problems...
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Those are suspension problems...
Yup, I know. Chassis flex was a non-issue compared to those problems.
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Old 03-09-2011, 09:23 PM   #328
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Ok, so is there an X-brace similar to what is found in the E36 convertibles?
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Old 03-09-2011, 09:32 PM   #329
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Sure is! Saw it in my Bentley manual the other day. Will attach a pic later if I can find it.
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Hi thanks i just wont to spray it black how long can you leav the roof in semi open.
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Old 03-15-2011, 08:18 PM   #334
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I have a small leak of air coming into the car from the top of the small window behind the drivers seat. After looking it over, it appears that if the window was adjusted up slightly it would create a better seal against the convertible top and would take care of the problem. Has anybody done any manual adjustments to their windows? Any DIY's that you know about?

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Sorta a noobish question but a friend of mine has a 325ci vert. He's looking into getting Billsteins for his car. Will 325 coupe Billsteins fit a 325 vert? Thanks guys.
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Sorta a noobish question but a friend of mine has a 325ci vert. He's looking into getting Billsteins for his car. Will 325 coupe Billsteins fit a 325 vert? Thanks guys.
It will fit, but they are not calibrated according to our weight distribution and rear end.
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It will fit, but they are not calibrated according to our weight distribution and rear end.
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