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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,790
Posted By Car54
FWIW....I took delivery of a 2011 Explorer...

FWIW....I took delivery of a 2011 Explorer Limited yesterday. I really poured over the data and tried to get the most value for my dollar. I think the fact that the X5 is 5 model years old, let the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,790
Posted By Car54
Imagine my scenario without that knowledge or...

Imagine my scenario without that knowledge or ability to understand that knowledge. Then what? ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,790
Posted By Car54
I'm also narrowed down to these two vehicles. ...

I'm also narrowed down to these two vehicles.

We have a Nissan Titan now that we just don't need all the 4WD, towing, and hauling capability for the cost of mpg and maneuverability. We want to...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2010 California sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks 05-26-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,593
Posted By Car54
Here they are! ...

Here they are!

http://www.bimmerfest.com/event.php
Forum: Bimmerfest 2010 California sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks 05-25-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,593
Posted By Car54
Interested in a large.

Interested in a large.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,535
Posted By Car54
Looks like VAC Motorsports floor mounts. The...

Looks like VAC Motorsports floor mounts.

The work looks great! Are you keeping your 3-pt?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-11-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By Car54
7mm most likely.

7mm most likely.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By Car54
I'll say it.... Monkey...your car is hawt!...

I'll say it....

Monkey...your car is hawt! You're due for some new wheels, no?

Car54
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Car54
I deleted my rear bar...500/600 springs. I ran...

I deleted my rear bar...500/600 springs. I ran two autocrosses and a track event like that. I ended up putting it back in because it seemed as you pushed the limit and passed it, it was not...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,960
Posted By Car54
This is one confusing thread! Pull the pins and...

This is one confusing thread! Pull the pins and shove the tops in, run ATE gold or super-blue, throw on Porterfield R4's, run no more than 20mm stagger, and go hit the track.

Engine braking? ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-10-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
Here's a link to my story: ...

Here's a link to my story: http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1054640
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-08-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
My subframe is bent, so as a caution, I'm going...

My subframe is bent, so as a caution, I'm going to change the studs out.

Any tips to remove and reinstall trailing arm bushings?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-06-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
How bad is pulling the subframe studs? 27MM...

How bad is pulling the subframe studs? 27MM extra deep, or once the subframe is gone, I would just need a wrench. How can I torque it...hmm.

I think I saw Randy post a custom socket he made.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
So, since I'm going to be getting a new subframe,...

So, since I'm going to be getting a new subframe, I still really wouldn't need to disconnect halfshalfs...that part is concerning me, big time....not sure why.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
Another question, do you have to pull the...

Another question, do you have to pull the half-shafts from the diff?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
How do you know which tabs to H and which to V? ...

How do you know which tabs to H and which to V?

I plan to be putting this together with a new subframe and one new trailing arm, so my alignment will be obsolete. Would you say I just split the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,954
Posted By Car54
Does it matter if the welded in pieces are...

Does it matter if the welded in pieces are exactly vertical or not? Does the kit come with other instructions? Do you make your horiz and vert slots perpendicular and parallel with the ground when...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-19-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,581
Posted By Car54
What's the offset of the wheels?

What's the offset of the wheels?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,456
Posted By Car54
Couple comments. The PS2's are no good for...

Couple comments.

The PS2's are no good for autox....you think the conti's were bad, atleast they have a great sidewall. PS2's roll over and will need about 45psi to stay tall. As far as...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Car54
Maybe look into autocrossing. They usually...

Maybe look into autocrossing. They usually always allow convertibles and it definitely teaches you car control and can raise your heart rate similar to track events.

For track events that allow...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,017
Posted By Car54
Do I smell a fire sale?

Do I smell a fire sale?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-10-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Car54
join www.nccbmwcca.org There's always...

join www.nccbmwcca.org

There's always something going on, socials, karting, autox, diy's, driving schools, etc.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-10-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Car54
Is the chrome steel/metal? How would heat/cold...

Is the chrome steel/metal? How would heat/cold affect your desire to shift?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Car54
I just put the UUC clutch line in as well as UUC...

I just put the UUC clutch line in as well as UUC clutch bushing...I have 0 complaints with the clutch...now it's light, accurate, and consistant. Check with Vincent at info@bimmerzone.com for a good...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-15-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By Car54
Good luck with the decision! You can't go wrong...

Good luck with the decision! You can't go wrong either way....check your local carmax and try to find some to test drive.
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