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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2014, 01:11 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
:rofl: I'm all for leaving cars 100%...

:rofl:

I'm all for leaving cars 100% original. However, I have always dreamed of one day buying an E-type shell inches from death so as not to offend any purists, and then put together an E-type...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2014, 10:50 AM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
I dunno how much 1.6" is but this looks like a...

I dunno how much 1.6" is but this looks like a good height.

http://i.imgur.com/tVm6FS9.jpg

I can't think of a simple way to put the silver wheels on the E36 that would look remotely realistic....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2014, 09:43 AM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
Extremely bored and practicing my photoshop...

Extremely bored and practicing my photoshop skills this morning.

A stock E-Type:

http://i.imgur.com/kJ5s4Nb.jpg

My E-Type:

http://i.imgur.com/wTrseWs.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2014, 01:16 PM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
Nice! Looks good with the gauge rings and knob. ...

Nice! Looks good with the gauge rings and knob.

I love that little piece of chrome, never thought I'd willingly add chrome to any car I owned, but it dresses up that steering wheel and the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2014, 02:41 PM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
Ugh you caught me. I cropped it at 600x120px but...

Ugh you caught me. I cropped it at 600x120px but the resolution was still set to 240, so it displayed at 1600x320 when I uploaded it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
New sig, old photo. Happy weekend everyone!

New sig, old photo.

Happy weekend everyone!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 01:07 PM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
I figured it had to be minutes or miles because I...

I figured it had to be minutes or miles because I always hear it in the context "We're 10 mikes from target."
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Since we're on the subject what does "mikes" mean...

Since we're on the subject what does "mikes" mean in a military context? Like "We're 10 mikes out".

It seems like a unit of time but in the contexts I've heard it sounds too long to be a minute....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 09:15 AM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
I was not awake when I read Don's post this...

I was not awake when I read Don's post this morning, thought he said "mils" not "mm" :tsk:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 08:00 AM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
All the way to Richmond for a C&C? That's a...

All the way to Richmond for a C&C? That's a little early for me. :p
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
I mean some cars have pretty thin paint from the...

I mean some cars have pretty thin paint from the factory, your run of the mill Mazda might only have 3mils but a Rolls will slide out of the factory with 7-8mils on it.

Thickness isn't the only...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
Uhh, factory paint is typically 4-6mils with...

Uhh, factory paint is typically 4-6mils with 1-2mils being clear. You would wetsand through 0.5mil of color and 0.5mil of clear in no time.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-04-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
My E36 doesn't have a belt warning light either....

My E36 doesn't have a belt warning light either. Or at least it hasn't worked since I bought the car. :dunno:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
The difference is the federal government will...

The difference is the federal government will "close" for inclement weather, which means absolutely no one goes in, and no one works. It a true snow day.

For non government people, your specific...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2014, 10:49 AM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
If I spent $260 on that she'd never go near the...

If I spent $260 on that she'd never go near the thing.

I don't think I've ever seen her sleep ON her bed. She'll pick it up and drag it around the house like a blanky, and she'll chew a bone on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2014, 09:42 AM
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Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
I'm fine with snow once or twice a year but it's...

I'm fine with snow once or twice a year but it's way too much of a PITA for me to ever move to the far North.

At some point you have to go back to the office or venture to the store for supplies...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
You might have a niece or nephew in 9 months.

You might have a niece or nephew in 9 months.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
I still remember when Chad and I were the...

I still remember when Chad and I were the teenagers of the group, back in 2008. Now he's brewing his 3rd kid. Crazy how time flies.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
http://memecrunch.com/meme/1BO3W/looks-good-to-me/...

http://memecrunch.com/meme/1BO3W/looks-good-to-me/image.jpg?w=400&c=1

:rofl:

The roundel is also gone, so I'd guess they couldn't use an actual car and they had to turn it into a "generic...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
Everything I've done on my car is starting to...

Everything I've done on my car is starting to feel like a really distant memory...

I remember I had a set of really low TWs on those gray 17s I used to have that I chewed through in no time. Then...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
I had S-drives that I liked well enough, just a...

I had S-drives that I liked well enough, just a good, moderate treadwear summer tire, not going to stick like a RS-3 or something, but also won't evaporate in 8000 miles.



My car does that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-17-2014, 07:45 AM
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Views: 2,139,451
Posted By SlimKlim
Glue and patience. :)

Glue and patience. :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-12-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 2,139,451
Posted By SlimKlim
Or take off the cylinder head and measure the...

Or take off the cylinder head and measure the bore, whichever is easiest. :dunno:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-12-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 2,139,451
Posted By SlimKlim
I forgot to show off my new bling from a few...

I forgot to show off my new bling from a few weeks ago. :)

http://i.imgur.com/4X4uM02.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9,392
Views: 217,835
Posted By SlimKlim
Oh he went there.

Oh he went there.
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