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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Nice trick! I'll keep that in mind!

Nice trick! I'll keep that in mind!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Also: EDIT: Holy crap that image is...

Also:


EDIT: Holy crap that image is huge! I'll just link to it....

http://i.imgur.com/UaJaoU8.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Heh, that looks like a pretty mediocre...

Heh, that looks like a pretty mediocre aftermarket re-skin. I saw someone selling a set of factory "Saffron Yellow" (or something) Vaders from an individual car a couple months ago. Those definitely...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-26-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Its in the high-70s low-80s here today, mid-70s...

Its in the high-70s low-80s here today, mid-70s and raining tomorrow. I think WA and VA switched climates.

I got the two kids together for the first time this morning when I had to get my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
How is BMW actually doing lately? I mean we sit...

How is BMW actually doing lately? I mean we sit here and cry apocalypse because they're building every car for every man these days, but now that I think of it I don't actually know whether that has...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,846
Views: 526,609
Posted By SlimKlim
I've driven my E36 nearly 300 miles without a...

I've driven my E36 nearly 300 miles without a major failure. :thumbup:






:rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
I mean.... I like it. :eeps: I'm kind of...

I mean.... I like it. :eeps:


I'm kind of amazed by the hate I've seen for the plaid outside of the VW world. Like, I've seen some comments that are just roid-rage diatribes about the kind of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
It's rough man. Like I said I've been taking them...

It's rough man. Like I said I've been taking them up to my living room one at a time so I can work on them with the TV going in the background and the A/C on. It's such an incredibly tedious job that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Wet sanding with all grits

Wet sanding with all grits
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
I think in this iteration it's going to be sold...

I think in this iteration it's going to be sold as "A/C Ready" but wont have the compressor in it. It does have the 3.91 rear end you want for these swaps, and the power figures will depend on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
I'll hit you up when we have it all back together...

I'll hit you up when we have it all back together and get some good photos of it. :thumbup: I still need to get all the specific details for it, like whether he plans to sell it with the aftermarket...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Yeah unfortunately the old motor is scrap metal,...

Yeah unfortunately the old motor is scrap metal, I do think he has good heads for sale, gotta start somewhere right?

I was just looking at some comparable listings and I'm slightly less...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
LS1s and race tracks don't mix without extensive...

LS1s and race tracks don't mix without extensive modification. Great street engines, but when you start pulling Gs for extended periods of time they get oil starvation issues. He took it out for some...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Buddy of mine is getting married, renovating his...

Buddy of mine is getting married, renovating his house, and trying to keep a Spec E46 track car in the game this summer, and is also trying to liquidate his street car collection. He's a mechanical...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Wheel Polishing Night #2 After Acid...

Wheel Polishing Night #2


After Acid Stripping

http://i.imgur.com/35mTpsk.jpg

After 90 minutes with 220 grit

http://i.imgur.com/Gikri3C.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 5,030
Posted By SlimKlim
Woohoo! I got the last post on the last one....

Woohoo! I got the last post on the last one. :thumbup:

Does seem like this one timed out a lot shorter than the original. Tim is there a particular post count you'd like us to self regulate these...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12,993
Views: 330,509
Posted By SlimKlim
Stuff like this isn't so bad if you break it up...

Stuff like this isn't so bad if you break it up over several days. The wetsanding takes 95% of the time, so I'm dragging them up into my living room 1 at a time, setting them up on a moving blanket...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12,993
Views: 330,509
Posted By SlimKlim
I put about two hours into that wheel and I...

I put about two hours into that wheel and I didn't remove the heaviest knicks, and noticed some fine sand paper marks showing after I hit it with polish. I'm gonna pick up some 2000 and 3000 grit...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12,993
Views: 330,509
Posted By SlimKlim
I've only sanded and polished one so far and it's...

I've only sanded and polished one so far and it's not quite done. It's gonna be a long week...

They're 17x9s with 255s, not sure what offset but they fit on the car well without endangering the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12,993
Views: 330,509
Posted By SlimKlim
New rims. :angel: ...

New rims. :angel:

http://i.imgur.com/b0LazT5.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/5BU9PQG.jpg


I'm actually helping a friend prep his car for sale, it sat outside all winter after the motor blew so...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-12-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12,993
Views: 330,509
Posted By SlimKlim
We don't even try to make her go outside in the...

We don't even try to make her go outside in the summer, she just isn't built for it. She pretty much only goes out for bathroom breaks, spends most of her time in the house, air conditioned car or...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-12-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12,993
Views: 330,509
Posted By SlimKlim
It's been getting close to triple digits in the...

It's been getting close to triple digits in the DC area the past couple days. Long haired dog is NOT amused. (Usually she's pasted to the window waiting to fly out the second I open the door)
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-29-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,777
Posted By SlimKlim
Yep! :eeps:

Yep! :eeps:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,777
Posted By SlimKlim
Yeah I'm officially out fellas. Dub...

Yeah I'm officially out fellas.

Dub Deliverance is a VW only track event they do once a year and happens to fall on the same weekend. It's an hour from my house sooooooooooo, that's what I'm...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-29-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,777
Posted By SlimKlim
Yeah the infamous bump was on the outerloop going...

Yeah the infamous bump was on the outerloop going into MD, the pavement was curled up after a concrete bridge and the front right wheel hit it so hard i had to get the car re-aligned.

I also took...
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