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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-13-2010, 10:26 AM
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Views: 1,165
Posted By sab0276
E30 "clobbers giants" at 2010 One Lap of America - places 4th overall

A 1990 E30 BMW 325is got 1st in Class and 4th Place Overall at the 2010 One Lap of America, beating the likes of a well driven Porsche GT3 RS, Porsche 997 Turbo, Ultima GTR, Corvette Z06's and ZR1,...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 05-11-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,583
Posted By sab0276
E30 "clobbers giants" at 2010 Cannonball One Lap of America!

A 1990 E30 BMW 325is got 1st in Class and 4th Place Overall at the 2010 One Lap of America, beating the likes of a well driven Porsche GT3 RS, Porsche 997 Turbo, Ultima GTR, Corvette Z06's and ZR1,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2009, 01:54 PM
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Views: 359
Posted By sab0276
Service History

Looking at a 2001 M5. Would like the Vehicle Service History to make sure the carbon issue has been fixed, as well as all schedule major maintenaince. Feel free to black out any personal info....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-02-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,169
Posted By sab0276
Buy a fricken cam for your racecar instead...

Buy a fricken cam for your racecar instead d@mnit!

-Scott
Forum: General BMW 05-13-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,547
Posted By sab0276
V1 hands down. The arrows is the most important...

V1 hands down. The arrows is the most important part.

I used to have cheap radar detector and would average 4+ tickets a year, I finally got a V1 in 2002. Since then I have only gotten 1...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-29-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By sab0276
What are you looking for in a tire? Will you be...

What are you looking for in a tire? Will you be keeping your 17's for winter use, and be using the 18's for summer use? We need more information on what you are looking for and your intended use...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-04-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By sab0276
Bueller... Bueller.... Bueller.... -Scott

Bueller... Bueller.... Bueller....

-Scott
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-20-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By sab0276
TPMS for Track use

I'm thinking of getting the Orange Electronics TPMS (http://tinyurl.com/3brc6w) from TireRack for my track car. Other than the obvious safety reasons, my primary use would be to help figure out and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-27-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,491
Posted By sab0276
I run 235/275 on stock MZ3 rims with no problems....

I run 235/275 on stock MZ3 rims with no problems. Are MZ4 rims different size than MZ3?

-Scott
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-27-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By sab0276
Awesome, thanks! -Scott

Awesome, thanks!

-Scott
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-27-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By sab0276
MZ3 Ride Height

What is the ride height (Front and Rear) for a stock M Roadster?
What are some typical ride height for lowered M Roadster with coilovers?

Where do you measure it from? I've been measuring from...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-19-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By sab0276
My experience with the Azenis was at VIR in July....

My experience with the Azenis was at VIR in July. High 90's temps.
I was actually able to overheat them once, but only because I literally drifted around T1 (long 180* turn) by accident. This...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,549
Posted By sab0276
This is the only thing that I found works 100%...

This is the only thing that I found works 100% for critter prevention. ;)

http://www.scottbarton.net/BMW/images/bubble_2.jpg

-Scott
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,549
Posted By sab0276
I've been storing my cars for the long winters...

I've been storing my cars for the long winters since '02.

Change oil before storage
Clean/wash/wax before storage
Fill up the gas tank and add Stabil
Inflate the tires to max pressure
Use a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By sab0276
I am a little conerned about the height...

I am a little conerned about the height difference. Doesn't make sense that there would be a ride height difference. Not sure what to look for though.

I think I am going to trade the barrel...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-18-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By sab0276
Just go with a tire that has similar wet/dry...

Just go with a tire that has similar wet/dry traction as the fronts. You'll be fine.
While you should go with the same tire front and rear it's not an absolute neccessity.

-Scott
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By sab0276
I had problems with the old Azenis (RT-215)...

I had problems with the old Azenis (RT-215) getting too hot and getting greasy, but not the new ones (RT-615).

The RS2's at full tread can definately overheat and start to fall off. Not so much...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By sab0276
Once I get it dialed in, I don't plan on changing...

Once I get it dialed in, I don't plan on changing it either. The problem with the non adjustable rears is that optimal ride height for the front is 1/2" lower than the rears. Since the rears are...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,621
Posted By sab0276
Check out BimmerTools.com...

Check out BimmerTools.com (http://secure.4siteusa.com/WhatsYourConcept_com/shopCategories.asp?categoryID=143). They have the code readers on sale for cheaper than most of the other places right now....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By sab0276
I got the TCK True Match Coilover system. Wow,...

I got the TCK True Match Coilover system. Wow, what a difference. The ride is firm but not harsh. You definately feel more than the stock suspension but even the biggest of bumps or por holes are...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By sab0276
Also had the Hankook RS2's. Very nice tire. A...

Also had the Hankook RS2's. Very nice tire. A little better than the MX's but not as good as the Azenis. The key to the RS2's is that they must be shaved or worn in first. They suck when at full...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By sab0276
I have had both tires. I love the Azenis. The...

I have had both tires. I love the Azenis. The Azenis is definately better in the dry than the MX's and almost as good in the wet.
Of course you have to take it easy in the rain, especially when...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By sab0276
How is the ground clearance with the Butt Strut? ...

How is the ground clearance with the Butt Strut? Also what size tires are running?

-Scott
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By sab0276
African or European sparrow? ;) -Scott

African or European sparrow? ;)

-Scott
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By sab0276
LOL, OK. BTW, thanks for all the help. You...

LOL, OK.
BTW, thanks for all the help. You still going to the autox on the 28th?

-Scott
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