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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Roninpb
Great site Leo. I'm sure i've not thanked you yet...

Great site Leo. I'm sure i've not thanked you yet .... so please accept my (belated by far) THX! for taking so much time to help out your fellow enthusiasts.

Peace, Love & Truth,

Richard Allen.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Roninpb
It's cool. ;-) But seriously, it's my duty...

It's cool. ;-)

But seriously, it's my duty to try to make amends.


My car is due at Autohaus tomorrow were I plan to leave until my 04/19 HPDE w/Pro Drive @PIR (come by and say "hi" or?...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Roninpb
Congrats! If you haven't already .... get a...

Congrats!

If you haven't already .... get a ride w/an Instructor whose intimately familiar w/SMG (in your car ..... or his; ie, some clubs allow rides for non HPDE participants).

Peace, Love &...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,665
Posted By Roninpb
Greetings Jim. How ya doing? Will we see you @PIR...

Greetings Jim. How ya doing? Will we see you @PIR this year?


Agreed. But no amount of experience will prevent "oscillations" while upshifting from 1st to 2nd gear under strongly increasing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Roninpb
Not quite. It will only downshift when...

Not quite. It will only downshift when approaching stalling speed.

It bears repeating: "S" modes (only S5 & S6 matter, the rest are practically unusable) require the same skills as ANY manual...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-08-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Roninpb
Apology for Active Autowerke & the Forum

First a recap FYI: Last year I purchased ac AA SC kit for my 05 ZCP M3 thru Autohaus Bayern in Beaverton, OR. We have suffered problems ever since. I remained kind, patient and generous UNTIL an AA...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-09-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 954
Posted By Roninpb
Active Autowerke 25th Anniversary E46 Supercharger Sale: Pt 1.

By request i'm posting the following info in re AA's latest SC kit promotion:

"...we are happy to be able to present our fellow BMW E46 M3 owners with our Level 1 Supercharger kit for a truly...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-07-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Thx! Over $100K US. But that includes...

Thx!

Over $100K US. But that includes $10-15K US in unnecessary expenses. Examples: Botched jobs, redone, troubleshooting, testing a product or two, replacing a product w/a better one.

We...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-07-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,166
Posted By Roninpb
PM received and replied. Hmmm, umbrella...

PM received and replied.

Hmmm, umbrella girls. No serious race team would do w/o.

Peace,

Ronin.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-06-2006, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,166
Posted By Roninpb
Looking good! I would really like to chat...

Looking good!

I would really like to chat w/u. Please PM me at your convenience for full contact info.

Peace,

Ronin.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-01-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By Roninpb
The main prob that I see w/the iInan Supercharger...

The main prob that I see w/the iInan Supercharger is that like Active Autowerke's SC kit it's UNPROVEN. Don't believe the Hype and outright lies that some AA reps will spew.

WTS: I recently spoke...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-01-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Here's the last five. Peace, Ronin.

Here's the last five.

Peace,

Ronin.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-01-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
[QUOTE=Roninpb][snip]pics but if you can wait a...

[QUOTE=Roninpb][snip]pics but if you can wait a while I hope to have some updated pics in a week or so.[snip]/QUOTE]
Looks like it'll be a while before I can take some updated pics. The car's no...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-26-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
You're probably used to AutoXing in parking lots,...

You're probably used to AutoXing in parking lots, and the like. Welcome to SSCC .... 18 turns (or more depending on the configuration) on the largest Go Kart track of it's kind on the NorthWest...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-26-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Nope. If were still AutoXing then yes. But we...

Nope. If were still AutoXing then yes. But we don't "race" during track days. So, IMHO, it'd just be extra weight.

I am considering adding LTW seats and a 4.10 diff.

Peace,

Ronin.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-26-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Project Loud Red Update. As of 01/25/06. ...

Project Loud Red Update. As of 01/25/06.

First, non performance related Mods:
Note: Forgot to add this to the original Mods list: 300W Power Inverter by Ronin.

ICELink; (originally installed...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-25-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Unfamiliar w/the Traqmate and MXL. Or have...

Unfamiliar w/the Traqmate and MXL. Or have forgotten about them.

I chose the G2X because it's an American made (racetech) & supported product w/easy to use software that does what I need it to do....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-25-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Pretty damn good guess Dude! Instructor...

Pretty damn good guess Dude!

Instructor class. AKA; Run What You Brung Class.

And you have no idea the kind of cars I go up against regularly at PIR.

WTS, don't flame me .... I did not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-25-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
I'm still trying to figure out the user...

I'm still trying to figure out the user interface. I could load some older pics but if you can wait a while I hope to have some updated pics in a week or so.

We're waiting to finish some mods...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-25-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Roninpb
Project: Loud Red!

On May 4th, '05 I took delivery of an 05 ZCP M3 in OEM condition w/the intent of turning it into a class leading contender.

And thus began our journey into exhilaration and .... despair.

Fasten...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-17-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,482
Posted By Roninpb
Darby White acting in his official capacity for...

Darby White acting in his official capacity for Autohaus Bayern asked me to post the following message verbatim ....

Begin Quote:
"Dear All,

Greetings from rainy Oregon! First of all,...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-17-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,482
Posted By Roninpb
I wish you would name them. But I can understand...

I wish you would name them. But I can understand why you won't and why those who email and PM me ask me not to divulge their identities in any manner.

AA are a very powerful presence and the only...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-16-2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,482
Posted By Roninpb
Did you read the closing sentence of my thread...

Did you read the closing sentence of my thread where I state what I hope to accomplish?

So, my reply to your query is obviously: Indefinitely.

I have all the time the lord sees fit to provide...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-15-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,482
Posted By Roninpb
Active Autowerks Supercharger: Is it worth it?

As promised, here is the thread you've all been waiting for.

First a side trip down memory lane:

AA's official representative on the Internet, as well as AA's unofficial representative JMWeb...
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