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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2016, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
Hopefully I'll have them back midway through next...

Hopefully I'll have them back midway through next week :)

Just have to decide on tires, I wanna get something good, but I also don't want to spend $900 on super sticky tires just to drive back and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2016, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
Do we have any truck guys in here? I think my...

Do we have any truck guys in here? I think my Jeep may finally be feeling her age (a tender 222,650 miles) and a replacement DD is going to happen in the next month. I test drove a 2016 F150 2.7...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2016, 09:14 AM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
I bailed on the gold and went with "Viking Gray"....

I bailed on the gold and went with "Viking Gray". Figured if I wanna try gold I can always try plasti dip for a week or two, but I'm pretty sure gray is what I'll want long term.


Also, I ate...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Ryan...
I think once mine finally starts giving me issues...

I think once mine finally starts giving me issues I'm going to convert the thing to full manual mode and ditch the motors. Weight savings and racecar style..
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 09:01 AM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Right now I'm talking to TRM for tuning. I sent...

Right now I'm talking to TRM for tuning. I sent them a list of the parts and they say they can pretty much nail it with their base tune, might not need any refinements or a 2nd chip :thumbup:


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 08:12 AM
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Views: 208,415
Posted By Ryan...
Nice! How much weight will that shave off? I...

Nice! How much weight will that shave off?

I always wanted one of those for me coupes for the pure bling factor :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2016, 07:52 AM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
I emailed the shop that I was going with gold,...

I emailed the shop that I was going with gold, figured if I regret it later there's always plasti-dip :rofl:

I don't think I'm going to bother with a hard top, I don't really plan on putting the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2016, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
The more I look at the pics of that car the more...

The more I look at the pics of that car the more I like it. I have until Monday afternoon to decide, so I'll sleep on it and decide tomorrow after I get drunk at the baseball game :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2016, 08:00 PM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Hhmmm, that was going to be my first choice, but...

Hhmmm, that was going to be my first choice, but I thought it would be a tad gaudy...

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff314/salshahsamand/DSC_4486.jpg...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2016, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Ryan...
What color should I go with for my 17x8.5...

What color should I go with for my 17x8.5 contours? Black car, getting all black interior. Was thinking a dark grey, now thinking a gloss black wheel would look pretty good.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2016, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Ryan...
Ooooops, sorry, messed up my turbos (I just...

Ooooops, sorry, messed up my turbos (I just worked 12hrs last night)!! The turbo Butters recommend was the Garrett GTW3476JB (aka GTW5857JB), which would give me the option for more power down the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2016, 06:38 AM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
I'm currently eyeing up the Precision 5858 CEA...

I'm currently eyeing up the Precision 5858 CEA which is rated for 620. Butters from BFC will get me dealer price on it. I'm thinking if I start with smaller goals until it's sorted, I could always...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2016, 07:53 PM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
All good points, it won't be seeing any...

All good points, it won't be seeing any autocross, just fun little blasts around the country side and likely highway pulls should the mood strike me. I figure it's a vert and I'm buying "cheap"...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2016, 02:21 PM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Yeah, I know that's the *right* answer, I just...

Yeah, I know that's the *right* answer, I just can't get 500whp out of my mind for some reason :rofl
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Yeah it definitely doesn't flow... I...

Yeah it definitely doesn't flow...



I need halp guise.. I keep going back and forth between a lower HP, more responsive turbo set up (425-450whp) and a higher HP (500whp), less responsive set...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-05-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Thanks guys, I decided to go try out some Renn...

Thanks guys, I decided to go try out some Renn Motorsport 5mm spacers with extended lugs. If that doesn't work I'll go out and get me some 10mm spacers!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Good to know, if it does rub I'm certainly not...

Good to know, if it does rub I'm certainly not opposed to a small roll where needed!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Wow, figured going to the wider tire would make...

Wow, figured going to the wider tire would make rolling necessary :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Just picked up some cheap contour replicas,...

Just picked up some cheap contour replicas, 17x8.5 et43. Plan is to run 245/40/17 square set up. Lowered on Raceland Ultimos, anyone know what kind of spacers I'd need up front if I plan on lowering...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-02-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
Yep, lightly smoked, just like this: ...

Yep, lightly smoked, just like this:

https://www.uniquestyleracings.com/image/cache/data/BMW/B3_E36/HL_B3_E36_DP_A_BLK_PLUS_AE_LED_W_D-800x600.jpg

IMO it's dark enough that they don't look...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-02-2016, 04:09 PM
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Views: 162,423
Posted By Ryan...
I really like the Depo smoked corners, especially...

I really like the Depo smoked corners, especially on black cars. I have a set waiting to go on either tomorrow or later this week :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ryan...
I do know the risks :) Decided to YOLO it and...

I do know the risks :)
Decided to YOLO it and give these a try:

Braum BRRR7 seats:

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm36/ryanhipke/Braum%20BRRR7_zpsliihb48p.png
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ryan...
Not a big fan of Evo seats, already bought some...

Not a big fan of Evo seats, already bought some seats so I'll try them out.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ryan...
Top mount with a Borg Warner turbo, I'll have to...

Top mount with a Borg Warner turbo, I'll have to dig up the one I saved. It was about $850 brand new on their site.



May have to snag that one.. I was looking at the UUC kits, seem like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ryan...
Yeah I definitely don't want to be $10k into the...

Yeah I definitely don't want to be $10k into the engine, especially if I'm only going to have 500whp. I'll have to check with the shop to get an estimate. $1500 doesn't sound like an unreasonable...
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