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Forum: Bimmerfest 2007: Santa Barbara, CA 05-06-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,332
Posted By Ben Liaw
Found a pic of the Alpina car. Not my pic.

Found a pic of the Alpina car. Not my pic.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2007: Santa Barbara, CA 05-06-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,332
Posted By Ben Liaw
Pics of some of the stock class...

I don't have a picture of the Alpina.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-06-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,002
Posted By Ben Liaw
Hey Jon, completely OT. Just wanted to let you...

Hey Jon, completely OT. Just wanted to let you know "heads up" with the UPS next week. I just sent your new banners to you.

Just in time, too. Only about 7 months early. ;)
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-12-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,792
Posted By Ben Liaw
Hey Jon, Email me regarding your banner. ...

Hey Jon,

Email me regarding your banner.

I don't know who took it, but I have an offer to replace it.

Ben
ben@rogueengineering.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 32,233
Posted By Ben Liaw
Actually, all may not be dead. We have had...

Actually, all may not be dead.

We have had an opportunity to make a small production run of these to test the waters, so looks like we're going to do it.

Website will have more details.

(Is...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 11-09-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Ben Liaw
Actually, the factory E46 M3 calipers/rotors will...

Actually, the factory E46 M3 calipers/rotors will NOT bolt up to 325/330 kingpins. You'd need to upgrade to M3 kingpins (not really cost effective). Additionally, not that much gain, other than 3mm...
Forum: M Series 09-17-2004, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,828
Posted By Ben Liaw
No major improvements. Actually, it would HURT...

No major improvements. Actually, it would HURT performance.

1. You could no longer rotate tires.

2. With a wider tire on back, you would increase understeer.

If you must, you can find...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2004, 10:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,082
Posted By Ben Liaw
Hey Guys, Al has done a great job describing...

Hey Guys,

Al has done a great job describing the project. If you're #1 concern about owning a BMW is specifically the warranty and scheduled maintenance, this is not the car for you.

For those...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 09-06-2004, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By Ben Liaw
The biggest difference between the 323/328 and...

The biggest difference between the 323/328 and 325/330 exhaust is after the first resonator.

The front of a 99-00 323/328:
...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-19-2004, 03:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,333
Posted By Ben Liaw
Speaking of Al...where has he been? His...

Speaking of Al...where has he been?

His intake has arrived! We're getting ready for Al-Fest!
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-18-2004, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,333
Posted By Ben Liaw
A more recent pic, with the BBS RC-Js installed. ...

A more recent pic, with the BBS RC-Js installed.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=35760&stc=1
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-18-2004, 07:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,333
Posted By Ben Liaw
I think most people, given the cost of such a...

I think most people, given the cost of such a conversion, would also opt for the new M3. However, as BMW NA saw with their E36 M3 sedan, many customers who would have normally passed on a coupe,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 32,233
Posted By Ben Liaw
We finished development of the rear muffler, with...

We finished development of the rear muffler, with excellent results. After some inital feedback from others, looks like we were ready to rock. However, after the dyno runs, it would appear that we...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-17-2004, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,333
Posted By Ben Liaw
To duplicate the vehicle in the article,...

To duplicate the vehicle in the article, including the price of a clean, used 325i wagon, expect to spend upwards of $55,000, not including labor (which is in the 5-digit range).

Of course, to a...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-16-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,333
Posted By Ben Liaw
RE E46 Wagon in print...

Advanced copy of the November 2004 Bimmer article, written and photographed by Klaus Schnitzer.

http://www.rebmw.com/mag/bimmer/bimmer_nov_page1.jpg ...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-07-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By Ben Liaw
From the description on the ebay auction, they...

From the description on the ebay auction, they SOUND as if they are real. You can verify by taking the wheels off, and looking for the BMW part number on the back of the spokes.

The flaking...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-07-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,412
Posted By Ben Liaw
Kaz, you are correct...you need everything. ...

Kaz, you are correct...you need everything. Nothing from a non-M E46 fits.

I guess that's the beauty of the swap...all of the E46 M3 parts bolt RIGHT IN. There is no fabrication, whatsoever.
...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-06-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,412
Posted By Ben Liaw
The assembly we got included the following: -...

The assembly we got included the following:
- Rear Subframe (including all required bushings and hardware)
- Rear Diff
- Rear control arms, trailing arms, lower control arms
- Rear hubs, axles,...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-06-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,412
Posted By Ben Liaw
E46 LSD...easier than you think...

Today, the RE E46 Project Wagon began with its E46 3.46 open diff and ended the day with a 3.62 LSD M-Differential.

Considering the cost of all of those "wannabe" E46 LSD options that are anywhere...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-20-2004, 07:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,581
Posted By Ben Liaw
Don't you worry, Amish Phil...we'll have our own...

Don't you worry, Amish Phil...we'll have our own Al-Fest just for him.

Back to you...you need:



Rogue Engineering E46 DMS Exhaust System
GSP Aluminum Clutch Pedal
Rear Sway Bar Upgrade
Forum: Off-Topic 07-20-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,581
Posted By Ben Liaw
Don't forget, Phil...we've got some planning to...

Don't forget, Phil...we've got some planning to do for Amish Mod Day # 3!

Just waiting for some new inventory to arrive, then we can schedule it for later this summer!
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-04-2004, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ben Liaw
That would be a good start. What would you...

That would be a good start.

What would you do for mods on the 2nd day? ;)
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-02-2004, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ben Liaw
I can tell you that the 2024 aluminum GSP pedal...

I can tell you that the 2024 aluminum GSP pedal is a work of art. Unfortunately, black gloss powdercoat hids the fantastic looking welds. Then again, if you're going for stealth, this is the only...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-02-2004, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ben Liaw
Come over to our website...we'll throw you a...

Come over to our website...we'll throw you a concrete life preserver! :D

Actually, I recently installed the GSP clutch pedal to compliment the already installed Rogue Engineering SS Clutch...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 06-16-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Ben Liaw
Rogue Engineering E46 Sport Wagon...more non-performance mods...

Although I'd always rather do performance related mods, some things are just hard to resist. Always good to have a little [carbon] fiber in your modding diet! :thumbup:
...
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