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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,405
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
My 93 doesn't have it. I thought it was only...

My 93 doesn't have it. I thought it was only verts that far back.

Good find. Kill the headlights and tails.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-22-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
I grew up in Burke and moved out to Centreville...

I grew up in Burke and moved out to Centreville (both Northern VA). I hate the traffic, but you adjust to the driving style and can get through some of it. Having lived out in AZ for a year, I'd...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
I still don't understand what's up with the...

I still don't understand what's up with the ümnitza hate. I live across the country from them and everything was on time, no issues.
Most delays come from suppliers, not vendors, by the way.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-21-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
OP's in Canada, which isn't so much of an issue. ...

OP's in Canada, which isn't so much of an issue.
My vote is for ümnitza (www.umnitza.com).

As far as attachment goes, I wouldn't use hot glue or super glue. Hot glue uses heat to make the glue...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-21-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,630
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
If he spells college as collage, I'm wondering...

If he spells college as collage, I'm wondering what college he's actually going to.

As for the car, it's thoroughly ruined. The E46 fenders seal the deal.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Legality is the issue I'm discussing, not...

Legality is the issue I'm discussing, not enforcement. Virginia's radar detector law is illegal, per the CFR, but they still enforce it. Legality is what gets you into (and occasionally out of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
I used to know someone in there. Rockingham...

I used to know someone in there. Rockingham really is a special case...

This is the route I'd take up to Bridgewater to visit my brother:...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Right. Are you in town or on campus? I'm...

Right. Are you in town or on campus? I'm assuming in town. What apts are you in? My friends used to live in 'Chase.

Have you ever been back on Blacksburg/Catawba Road back at home? We used to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
It's already a "hair" to the right in the Z. In...

It's already a "hair" to the right in the Z. In fact it's pretty blatantly on the right. Mine's a 2.5, though.

205095



I've convinced my Z to give me 26 on the highways. It was at about...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
The shifter sits to the right of centre in the Z...

The shifter sits to the right of centre in the Z as well, it's not a swapping issue:

http://filebox.vt.edu/users/vtkyle04/public/screens/z3/18.jpg

The picture isn't from the best angle, but I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
South Carolina Code of Laws Title 56 - Chapter...

South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 56 - Chapter 5 - Article 1:


Deleting your corners is illegal per SC law (and for anyone else considering it in other states, this is likely the case in your...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
You're a horrible person for liking yellow and I...

You're a horrible person for liking yellow and I judge you for it. :p

Yellow sucks as a colour, sucks worse for lighting and I don't understand under any circumstance why anyone would use it. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Black, as a colour (or lackthereof, technically),...

Black, as a colour (or lackthereof, technically), is easy to work with when matching it to other colours. Red goes well with black, though it reminds me a bit of...oh...I don't know 1940s Germany. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Love city lights. I have them. They add a nice...

Love city lights. I have them. They add a nice ęsthetic effect.
I hate yellow lights. They're ugly and have no point.

Actually, I just hate yellow as a colour in general. It sucks. Its...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Both have 115,000mi on them. No problems to...

Both have 115,000mi on them. No problems to report on them. The issue were with its perihperals (the fuel lines failed back by the gas tank as mentioned, the pulley system bearings were old, which...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,277
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
They're not supposed to be fogs (fogs aren't...

They're not supposed to be fogs (fogs aren't supposed to be yellow anyway), and they're not supposed to emulate fogs. City lights aren't supposed to be amber, either. Making them amber might make...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
All ready done did that... Great minds think...

All ready done did that...
Great minds think alike, I guess.


It's getting stripped down to the frame, but it'll be reassembled in a slightly better form when everything's said and done. I see...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,277
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
A lot of the people I talk to hate the 8s for...

A lot of the people I talk to hate the 8s for some reason. I have a secret crush on them. I've heard, though, that the 850Csi is the only one worth buying, otherwise they're boatish.



I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Hah...hahahahahahaha...no, unfortunately. Crappy...

Hah...hahahahahahaha...no, unfortunately. Crappy BMW glue + de-lamination problems already + Phoenix heat = Door panels that just need to be re-done.


Yeah. I've got em, but I'll need them...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
Having looked at the link, he actually thought it...

Having looked at the link, he actually thought it through and did a damn good job on it. I'd argue the winglets are larger than they need to be, and that his reasoning for them (air rushing into the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
It's what I do. My preference is somewhat...

It's what I do.
My preference is somewhat ęsthetic instead of purely practical and performance-based. Performance generally isn't practical, anyway.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
I'm not exactly drooling, but it's a damn nice...

I'm not exactly drooling, but it's a damn nice car. I like the colour, even though the amber turn signals don't contrast well at all (clears would help that immensely). The car seems to be mint,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
E36 Cross Country

It is without much sadness that I announce that my E36, my Z3, and I will be moving out of the dismal state of Arizona to return to the wonderful state (Commonwealth) of Virginia.

Unfortunately,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By SCANDINAVIAN13
If it's a true wing, lift (in this case, downard...

If it's a true wing, lift (in this case, downard "lift") will be produced in both directions, though less efficiently in reverse. If it is a plane (flat surface on both sides, using angular force,...
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