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Forum: Classic Bimmers 05-03-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By OrionsGate
Fantastic E9 sighting

Happened across this beauty just sitting at the curb in Wilmington, DE.
I could not quite believe it.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-01-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By OrionsGate
^ so true.

^ so true.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,797
Posted By OrionsGate
Joey, the car looks awesome. Nice work on it.

Joey, the car looks awesome. Nice work on it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
Dino, I like! well done.

Dino, I like! well done.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
More like, this week on my Bimmer I... drove over...

More like, this week on my Bimmer I... drove over 2000 miles in 3 days on my 18 year old 325i which already has 240K miles!
Amazing how this car just goes and goes! And it is so much fun to drive....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By OrionsGate
What Ken said earlier, "H&R Sports/Bilstein...

What Ken said earlier, "H&R Sports/Bilstein Sports is the sort of gold standard for replacement suspensions without going to coil-overs."
I have this setup and love it. Another small change that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By OrionsGate
Looking great. I just put some 68's on my car as...

Looking great. I just put some 68's on my car as well. Yours look better though!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-15-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By OrionsGate
Style 39 DSII's typically run for $100 each. Make...

Style 39 DSII's typically run for $100 each. Make sure you specify the width as well when you sell it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-07-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
Thanks guys.. Just added a few more.

Thanks guys.. Just added a few more.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-07-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
2013 Watkins Glen Vintage Festival

A few pics from our trip to Watkins Glen yesterday for the Vintage festival. Lots of fun for all. The best part is my kids were right up front enjoying the reenactment of the race on the street...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 09-07-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By OrionsGate
My daughter has sat in a 850CSi before me!

My 6 year old daughter got a chance to sit in a beautiful 850 CSi at the Vintage Festival at Watkins Glen on Friday. Many thanks to the owner for being so kind and letting her have some fun. Look at...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By OrionsGate
as a followup to the original thread topic,...

as a followup to the original thread topic, thanks for sharing JayMac. I just crossed 240K and still going.. It is good to see that these I6's are so robust.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By OrionsGate
well if it is not the color of varnish then it is...

well if it is not the color of varnish then it is the color of the metal. Steel goes blue based on the oxidation state of the iron. Fe3O4 is the oxide that is blue and is not created until about...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By OrionsGate
Thx. Ken.

Thx. Ken.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By OrionsGate
hanz, where do you get 110 octane? citgo? or...

hanz, where do you get 110 octane? citgo? or sunoco?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By OrionsGate
Under most conditions, E10 will absorb moisture...

Under most conditions, E10 will absorb moisture or even come with some moisture from the gas station. It only takes about 0.5 v/v % of water for the EtOH and H2O to phase separate (that is no longer...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By OrionsGate
Joe, thanks for sharing. I will certainly make...

Joe, thanks for sharing. I will certainly make the trip. Hope to see you there.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 11,674
Posted By OrionsGate
Nice work CJ. Very impressive. :bow: Look...

Nice work CJ. Very impressive. :bow:

Look forward to seeing you and the car soon!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
Washed my plast-i-dip'ed car today. White picks...

Washed my plast-i-dip'ed car today. White picks up a lot of dirt! I was afraid that the rubberized paint would keep dirt locked in as the surface can be porous and soft. But it seems to work just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-05-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
Thx Don.. No doubt, should have gone for the race...

Thx Don.. No doubt, should have gone for the race H&R springs instead of the sport. So be it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-05-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
Well here it is! Not too bad. A bit smaller...

Well here it is! Not too bad.
A bit smaller tire in the front, yikes, more gap! Oh well.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-03-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 411,520
Posted By OrionsGate
Found out I need new tires the hard way, no...

Found out I need new tires the hard way, no traction and the front was going all over the place at highway speeds.
Getting a set of Toyo Proxes 4 Plus on a set of staggered Style 68's. Should be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-23-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By OrionsGate
What df said on all accounts. Had this happen to...

What df said on all accounts. Had this happen to me last year. Alternator then battery.
might as well do both. somewhere in the $400-500 range if I remember right.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-23-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 103,537
Views: 3,088,080
Posted By OrionsGate
Likewise Los, delete some, I was trying to send...

Likewise Los, delete some, I was trying to send you a PM as well..!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 11,674
Posted By OrionsGate
Nice work CJ. Did not know you were doing all...

Nice work CJ. Did not know you were doing all this when we spoke at BFE. Very cool. Look forward to seeing it here in Roc.
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