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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-22-2017, 05:38 AM
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Views: 2,634,591
Posted By SlimKlim
Nikon had to go and offer some of their stuff for...

Nikon had to go and offer some of their stuff for 50% off this month sooo...


http://i.imgur.com/mk63SMM.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/UN4803m.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/iV2ceT3.jpg?1
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
That's not a bad idea.

That's not a bad idea.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-15-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
I've done a terrible job at actually documenting...

I've done a terrible job at actually documenting all of the stuff I've done on this car. Everyone I meet at C&Cs or wherever car nerds can be found always drops the "So what have you done to it?"...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-15-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20,235
Views: 2,634,591
Posted By SlimKlim
I went to a C&C yesterday morning and got caught...

I went to a C&C yesterday morning and got caught by the paps. :D


http://i.imgur.com/VaQUPhM.jpg?1


http://i.imgur.com/59wZIf8.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/AryBBbH.jpg?1
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-09-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
I didnt have time to do the brake lines or paint...

I didnt have time to do the brake lines or paint the calipers last week, but I did bang out an ICV change and throw on a motion motorsport underpanel I bought from Jake.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
That's awesome. Are you going to paint the block...

That's awesome. Are you going to paint the block once it's completely stripped?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Shame you have to let her go but I'm sure someone...

Shame you have to let her go but I'm sure someone will grab it if and do something with it. Maybe it'll have a second life as a racecar.



If you seriously want to add power to your car a S52...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-04-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Thanks man. There should be some more updates to...

Thanks man. There should be some more updates to come over the summer, nothing crazy but I'm hoping to make some progress on it. Just need time to actually work on it, poor thing has been on stands...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-04-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
Yeah, it is definitely left hand threaded.

Yeah, it is definitely left hand threaded.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
Don't do that to me! I've never thought...

Don't do that to me!

I've never thought longer & harder about which way was right and which way was left than when I was installing that stupid wire. :rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Left a job, started a new one, got engaged....

Left a job, started a new one, got engaged. :dunno: Not much really.

This is encouraging to see after fussing with that electric fan conversion over the weekend.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
I used a "kit" that gives you a pre-drilled bolt...

I used a "kit" that gives you a pre-drilled bolt and a length of safety wire. I don't think you could drill through that bolt without a drill press and a hardened bit.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 25,929
Posted By SlimKlim
I'M BACK! I can't believe its been 2 years since...

I'M BACK! I can't believe its been 2 years since I've posted any significant updates here.

Jumping right in, I didn't do much with it the year after I did the headkgasket, but by last spring the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Hey guys! What'd I miss? :D

Hey guys!

What'd I miss? :D
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-05-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Hey guys, sorry I haven't been around much...

Hey guys, sorry I haven't been around much lately, but I got a good story for ya.


I took a mental health day from work because a friend of mine that moved to Colorado was back in town for a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-09-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Thanks for the info, that aligns with everything...

Thanks for the info, that aligns with everything I could find about them from searching through the forums.

I have a list of parts all queued up, but I need to invest a little more effort into...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-09-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
So the last time I drove my car it made crunchy...

So the last time I drove my car it made crunchy noises when letting the clutch out. :eek:


Assuming I need one, does anyone have experience with these "FX Clutch kits" on ebay?...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-29-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Its mostly just a thought exercise, if I did it...

Its mostly just a thought exercise, if I did it i'd practice on a spare panel until I was happy with the results. I've been hanging out in the dip facebook groups and it seems like the removeabilty...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-29-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Just for fun, what would you guys think of doing...

Just for fun, what would you guys think of doing something like this with Plastidip on my car?

http://i.imgur.com/wCi2cXN.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-29-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
Well 1.) Seattle is weird. ;) 2.) I read an...

Well 1.) Seattle is weird. ;)

2.) I read an article about the phenomenon in Vancouver of supercars with "Novice" driver stickers on them. Something about Canada providing some sort of tax haven...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
This guide might help you. ...

This guide might help you.

http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticles/101-Projects-55-Parking-Brake-Shoe/101-Projects-55-Parking-Brake-Shoe.htm#

From what I remember there really isn't much...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
The LTWs are aluminum correct? Getting that...

The LTWs are aluminum correct? Getting that polished look would just require media blasting them back to the raw metal and then wet sanding a polishing to your desired finish level.

And who knows...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
See if you can find a Facebook group for PA track...

See if you can find a Facebook group for PA track guys or something, I scored an entire steering system out of a crashed track car for $300.

I was chatting with a friend who mentioned LTWs were...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,698
Posted By SlimKlim
Wow I remember this car from way back when, looks...

Wow I remember this car from way back when, looks incredible!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 297,233
Posted By SlimKlim
That is awesome.

That is awesome.
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