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Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 11-04-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,490
Posted By VintageRacer477
On-line Ticket Sales End This Friday

I know that many of you who are coming to the Classic 24 Hour at Daytona already have your tickets. For those who don't, on-line ticket sales at www.hsrtickets.com end on Friday, November 6.
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Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 11-02-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,490
Posted By VintageRacer477
Update

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (November 2, 2015) – Sports car racing greats Derek Bell and Brian Redman are the latest legends confirmed for competition in the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic 24...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 10-28-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By VintageRacer477
Only if you want to. I'll be wearing a...

Only if you want to.

I'll be wearing a Porsche 911/50 watch.
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 10-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By VintageRacer477
Will email to you ASAP. Norm

Will email to you ASAP.

Norm
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 10-27-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By VintageRacer477
There is no additional charge for Corral parking....

There is no additional charge for Corral parking. Of course, you need to buy event tickets.

You need to get a code for your BMW CCA Region that you can send to all members. That code will get you...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 10-26-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By VintageRacer477
19 Days and Counting—The Classic 24 Hour at Daytona

Currently SIX BMW CSLs registered to race!

The Classic 24 Hour at Daytona is shaping up as one of the best vintage/historic race events on the Eastcoast. It "Green-flags" in only 18-1/2 days. Will...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 10-26-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,490
Posted By VintageRacer477
19 Days and Counting—The Classic 24 Hour at Daytona

At last count, there were SIX CSLs entered.

The Classic 24 Hour at Daytona is shaping up as one of the best vintage/historic race events on the Eastcoast. It "Green-flags" in only 18-1/2 days....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By VintageRacer477
Set of new pads for rears, used for fronts is all...

Set of new pads for rears, used for fronts is all I have.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By VintageRacer477
X5d Brake Pads For Sale

I'm cleaning out my garage & finding all kinds of parts from my MGB's, Alfas, Turner and even my X3 & X5d. All those vehicles are long gone now. Putting things on fleaBay. But, just remembered my...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-03-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,838
Posted By VintageRacer477
Seeking 2002

As noted in "Running Board" discussion I sold my Turner race car, then the trailer and had the fantastic X5d with nothing to pull. So started looking around for the Porsche I always wanted. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,372
Posted By VintageRacer477
Danny & All, I sold the Turner race car to...

Danny & All,

I sold the Turner race car to someone in the UK, the trailer to a guy in Atlanta and traded the X5d for a Maserati GranTurismo after spending 6 months searching for a white 2009...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,492
Posted By VintageRacer477
After 13,000+ miles and daily wheel cleaning, I...

After 13,000+ miles and daily wheel cleaning, I gave up on the OE pads.

I called Andy Porterfield, long time racer and owner of Porterfield Enterprises. Told him of my problem and need for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,870
Posted By VintageRacer477
I too tired of daily cleaning of brake dust from...

I too tired of daily cleaning of brake dust from the wheels of my E70 X5d. Absolutely the WORST dusting I have ever had with any car or SUV. (This is my 4th BMW)

My solution was to replace the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,445
Posted By VintageRacer477
Part # AP 1294 Fits E70 front. For other...

Part # AP 1294 Fits E70 front.

For other applications, call Andy or Wendy at: 949-548-4470. Tell them I suggested you contact them.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,445
Posted By VintageRacer477
Still no chip. Been too busy at work. Have...

Still no chip. Been too busy at work. Have decided next project will be lowering with H&R springs & links, and painting the black plastic body color (white).

Meanwhile, 2 weekends ago I replaced...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By VintageRacer477
A separate issue.

A separate issue.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-10-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 123,740
Posted By VintageRacer477
The wheelsa on my X5d looked like these on "Day...

The wheelsa on my X5d looked like these on "Day One" 8 months ago. And, then again last weekend when I removed them & spent hours cleaning them after replacing the lousy OE pads with Porterfield...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By VintageRacer477
I don't pay much attention to the computerized...

I don't pay much attention to the computerized reminder as I change oil & filter every 5,000 miles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,445
Posted By VintageRacer477
Hey, Lunable. You're towing about same...

Hey, Lunable.

You're towing about same weight I do with the race car. From here to Savannah I don't remember total mpg. But, I think it was about 15 at average 75 mpg. On one stretch at 50 mph,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By VintageRacer477
I believe it is 6600 lbs.

I believe it is 6600 lbs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By VintageRacer477
I don't know the Tekonsha P3. But, it seems to...

I don't know the Tekonsha P3. But, it seems to have odd connectors. I use an old Reese Pilot that I have had in previous vehicles. (Photos below.) Use the BMW hitch kit-supplied connector. Buy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,371
Posted By VintageRacer477
Practice makes perfect. When we lived in...

Practice makes perfect.

When we lived in Connecticut, I used to do the same thing & included my wife & daughter. We practiced in a big parking lot on the first snow. It helped me in spin...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,371
Posted By VintageRacer477
I was there too, This Florida driver made it up...

I was there too, This Florida driver made it up Connecticut hills covered with snow & ice with no problem. Caution stopping and turning was the order of the day. But, despite 6 years away from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By VintageRacer477
PK: I hope you get an answer. I asked a...

PK:

I hope you get an answer. I asked a similar question a few months ago & so far no one has replied with their experience with them.

After driving around your Tri-State area last week, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By VintageRacer477
I spoke to someone from Eibach at the PRI Show...

I spoke to someone from Eibach at the PRI Show last month. He insisted that their springs are no stiffer than stock, just shorter. But, one of the sites I found says otherwise.

After getting my...
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