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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2016, 07:08 AM
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Speaking of verts... Mine is going back to the...

Speaking of verts... Mine is going back to the shop today, second it's back running it's going on Craigslist...



** Sweet car, Karl!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-09-2016, 07:27 AM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Unfortunately everyone except Chris is so far...

Unfortunately everyone except Chris is so far away, and our schedules never match up :/



:(

I may just install the coilovers/wheels and shifter parts, and just enjoy it as a top-down cruiser...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-08-2016, 07:50 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Think I'm about ready to give up on my e36 turbo...

Think I'm about ready to give up on my e36 turbo aspirations already. Got it back from shop after a no start issue, put 8 miles on it, parked it for 5 days, and now it's got the same issue. First...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2016, 01:42 AM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Couldn't I buy this and swap the...

Couldn't I buy this and swap the cams/rods/pistons into my M50 and end up with a stroker?

https://appleton.craigslist.org/pts/5670864701.html

***Nevermind, he updated the ad with the 2.5 bit***
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2016, 02:11 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
I'll have to do a little research on the cost of...

I'll have to do a little research on the cost of a stroker build, haven't really looked into it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2016, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
Hhmm ok, guy will sell me one for $450 if I help...

Hhmm ok, guy will sell me one for $450 if I help pull it, he's already got the front bumper/rad/rad support removed so it should be really quick.

I'm contemplating picking it up and using that as...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2016, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Ryan...
What do you guys think a 147k M50 out of 94 325is...

What do you guys think a 147k M50 out of 94 325is with M3 cams is worth? Is there anyway to tell if it actually has M3 cams without completely removing them (serial #s or obvious physical...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2016, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
Hopefully I'll have them back midway through next...

Hopefully I'll have them back midway through next week :)

Just have to decide on tires, I wanna get something good, but I also don't want to spend $900 on super sticky tires just to drive back and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2016, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
Do we have any truck guys in here? I think my...

Do we have any truck guys in here? I think my Jeep may finally be feeling her age (a tender 222,650 miles) and a replacement DD is going to happen in the next month. I test drove a 2016 F150 2.7...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2016, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Ryan...
I bailed on the gold and went with "Viking Gray"....

I bailed on the gold and went with "Viking Gray". Figured if I wanna try gold I can always try plasti dip for a week or two, but I'm pretty sure gray is what I'll want long term.


Also, I ate...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Ryan...
I think once mine finally starts giving me issues...

I think once mine finally starts giving me issues I'm going to convert the thing to full manual mode and ditch the motors. Weight savings and racecar style..
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 09:01 AM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Right now I'm talking to TRM for tuning. I sent...

Right now I'm talking to TRM for tuning. I sent them a list of the parts and they say they can pretty much nail it with their base tune, might not need any refinements or a 2nd chip :thumbup:


...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 08:12 AM
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Views: 212,156
Posted By Ryan...
Nice! How much weight will that shave off? I...

Nice! How much weight will that shave off?

I always wanted one of those for me coupes for the pure bling factor :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 07:52 AM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
I emailed the shop that I was going with gold,...

I emailed the shop that I was going with gold, figured if I regret it later there's always plasti-dip :rofl:

I don't think I'm going to bother with a hard top, I don't really plan on putting the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2016, 03:33 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
The more I look at the pics of that car the more...

The more I look at the pics of that car the more I like it. I have until Monday afternoon to decide, so I'll sleep on it and decide tomorrow after I get drunk at the baseball game :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2016, 08:00 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Hhmmm, that was going to be my first choice, but...

Hhmmm, that was going to be my first choice, but I thought it would be a tad gaudy...

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff314/salshahsamand/DSC_4486.jpg...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2016, 03:02 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
What color should I go with for my 17x8.5...

What color should I go with for my 17x8.5 contours? Black car, getting all black interior. Was thinking a dark grey, now thinking a gloss black wheel would look pretty good.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2016, 08:55 AM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Ooooops, sorry, messed up my turbos (I just...

Ooooops, sorry, messed up my turbos (I just worked 12hrs last night)!! The turbo Butters recommend was the Garrett GTW3476JB (aka GTW5857JB), which would give me the option for more power down the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2016, 06:38 AM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
I'm currently eyeing up the Precision 5858 CEA...

I'm currently eyeing up the Precision 5858 CEA which is rated for 620. Butters from BFC will get me dealer price on it. I'm thinking if I start with smaller goals until it's sorted, I could always...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2016, 07:53 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
All good points, it won't be seeing any...

All good points, it won't be seeing any autocross, just fun little blasts around the country side and likely highway pulls should the mood strike me. I figure it's a vert and I'm buying "cheap"...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2016, 02:21 PM
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Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Yeah, I know that's the *right* answer, I just...

Yeah, I know that's the *right* answer, I just can't get 500whp out of my mind for some reason :rofl
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Yeah it definitely doesn't flow... I...

Yeah it definitely doesn't flow...



I need halp guise.. I keep going back and forth between a lower HP, more responsive turbo set up (425-450whp) and a higher HP (500whp), less responsive set...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-05-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Thanks guys, I decided to go try out some Renn...

Thanks guys, I decided to go try out some Renn Motorsport 5mm spacers with extended lugs. If that doesn't work I'll go out and get me some 10mm spacers!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Good to know, if it does rub I'm certainly not...

Good to know, if it does rub I'm certainly not opposed to a small roll where needed!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,419
Posted By Ryan...
Wow, figured going to the wider tire would make...

Wow, figured going to the wider tire would make rolling necessary :thumbup:
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