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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2017, 06:28 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
The NEWEST official E36 OT Thread!!

Yeah I did consider that route and, honestly it may just end up getting a full Hotchkiss suspension setup I couldn't believe the prices. I believe it was right around 3k for an entire suspension with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2017, 11:55 AM
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As far as appearance goes, I'll be deleting the...

As far as appearance goes, I'll be deleting the lower chrome trim like on this blue car. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170204/011a4133fc7589fdad149703f05acdd3.jpg you can see the trim on this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2017, 10:35 AM
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The NEWEST official E36 OT Thread!!

That's kind of what sold me on this year. I just love the roof line and the c pillars. Beautiful car design. Yes, the body is coming off of the frame for the work for sure. I'm going to start my work...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2017, 07:46 AM
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Posted By bimmer claus
The NEWEST official E36 OT Thread!!

:rofl: Oh yes, I can't wait to get welding. New trunk floor, lower rear quarters, tail panel and lower front fender patches are a certain. I'm really happy with it. It may look like a pile now but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2017, 06:27 AM
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Awesome, Thanks for the clarification man I...

Awesome, Thanks for the clarification man I appreciate it!

Well, I purchased a 66' chevelle ss project car in CT that i'll be picking up this monday or the next and, not two days after that my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2017, 10:39 AM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
Question for the truck guys. I'll be towing a...

Question for the truck guys. I'll be towing a car hauler to pick up a project with my truck about 900 miles round trip. The question I have is about tires and air pressure. My truck tires are all...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2017, 02:55 AM
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Posted By bimmer claus
It's just a very extreme thing. Like others have...

It's just a very extreme thing. Like others have stated most guys who do this have exhausted all other options on fully built engines etc. Inline 6 motors aren't exactly the greatest engines in the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-26-2017, 05:03 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
:rofl: This is seriously like formula 1 type...

:rofl: This is seriously like formula 1 type tech. Not even remotely close to suitable for a road car.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-26-2017, 07:11 AM
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Posted By bimmer claus
Unless you take short trips constantly in the...

Unless you take short trips constantly in the vehicle and it doesn't fully warm up thus burning off the condensation in the crank case you probably have a fried head gasket.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2017, 09:36 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
Six in one hand half a dozen in the other....

Six in one hand half a dozen in the other. Obviously low compression pistons are by far the better choice but, for your application i'd go cut ring and spacer and run the motor as is. Simply not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2017, 05:18 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
The NEWEST official E36 OT Thread!!

Thats the genius of the cut ring gasket. One of the pro's is that there is no permanent damage to the cylinder head or block like o ringing it obviously has. The ces cut ring means no leaks etc but, ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2017, 11:36 AM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
Cut ring gasket from ces or the likes. I would...

Cut ring gasket from ces or the likes. I would not go for a cometic. Do it once do it right.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2017, 04:29 AM
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Posted By bimmer claus
Exactly what I would want ,something I can still...

Exactly what I would want ,something I can still drive. I mapped the distance it's only a 5 hour drive. I did a 13 hour round trip with my dad to Vermont yesterday so Michigan wouldn't even be too...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2017, 07:06 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
The NEWEST official E36 OT Thread!!

Hmmm I've got lots of options popping up. My uncle has a 63 impala ss 327....I wish it was a 409 car but, I'd rather stay with a chevelle anyways. Please do keep me in mind. I wouldn't mind a drive...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2017, 08:48 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
I grew up around them so it's not my fault....

I grew up around them so it's not my fault. Grandpa had a 63 ss impala. My mom had three mustangs when I was a kid a 64.5 and two 65's. Dad had a 71 chevelle ls5 ss 454. I'm partial to chevelles....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2017, 05:59 AM
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Posted By bimmer claus
Thanks for the heads up I'll go and edit that. ...

Thanks for the heads up I'll go and edit that.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2016, 01:37 PM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
Awesome guys thanks for the input. I seriously do...

Awesome guys thanks for the input. I seriously do appreciate it. Karl you're right and yes I understand the scope of the project with all the crazy sheet metal work and all that would be required to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2016, 10:57 AM
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Posted By bimmer claus
The NEWEST official E36 OT Thread!!

Thanks for chiming In Karl i had hoped you would. The idea would be to keep the M3 as a track/auto-x car and sell the non installed parts like the 6 speed/supercharger kit and then pick up a car like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2016, 09:16 AM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
I usually don't ask for advice concerning the...

I usually don't ask for advice concerning the direction of my automobile passion but here it goes...
I'm kind of torn with the M3. I'm looking at finishing the supercharger project and , I was doing...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-30-2016, 08:27 AM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
I remember reading about the superbird and the...

I remember reading about the superbird and the daytona's which were the first cars to reach that 200mph marker which none of the other NASCAR cars of that time could touch. Pretty cool bit of history.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-30-2016, 07:46 AM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
I figured as much the objective would never be a...

I figured as much the objective would never be a full restore by a long shot but, regardless it's not worth the headaches it would probably still be 15k+ and for that money i'd much rather go pick up...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2016, 08:48 PM
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Posted By bimmer claus
Thanks guys. Are any of the regularly active guys...

Thanks guys. Are any of the regularly active guys on here anywhere close to Raleigh North Carolina?


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2016, 05:58 PM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
Yes that helps I was reading into the titling...

Yes that helps I was reading into the titling process and it seems pretty hit and miss I'm sure I could get the car cheap cheap but the guys had it for 20-30 years and meh. Probably not worth the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2016, 04:21 PM
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Views: 237,794
Posted By bimmer claus
Someone tell me this is a bad idea so I don't go...

Someone tell me this is a bad idea so I don't go pick it up and try to get papers for it.
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11,135
Views: 620,378
Posted By bimmer claus
Blah not good man just keep up on the fluid I...

Blah not good man just keep up on the fluid I know it's a pita to add. Make sure the care is level to the best of your ability I used to use a magnetic level on the lower door sill to at least get an...
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