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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 01-25-2013, 09:15 AM
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last month I took her to Daytona and did a DE on the Rolex course...it was AWESOME

Looks & sounds like a total blast! Welcome back, too! It's been a while since you stopped by these parts. Glad to hear that you're still having fun in the E36s. By the way, do you always race with your eyes closed?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:18 AM
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:54 AM
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I was more wondering about the open window?

Having never done this, having the window open seems odd.
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:49 AM
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Having never done a track day or driving school I'm not sure about this, but I believe some of them require you to have the windows down. Safety thing in case you need to get out and can't open a door.
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:54 AM
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:58 AM
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:59 PM
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I was more wondering about the open window?

Having never done this, having the window open seems odd.
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Having never done a track day or driving school I'm not sure about this, but I believe some of them require you to have the windows down. Safety thing in case you need to get out and can't open a door.
Virtually all tracks require the windows to be fully closed or fully open (driver's choice), but you cannot leave your windows partially open/closed. Most prefer to have the windows open, even in the rain, etc.
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:18 PM
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Virtually all tracks require the windows to be fully closed or fully open (driver's choice), but you cannot leave your windows partially open/closed. Most prefer to have the windows open, even in the rain, etc.
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depends on the club...I like to have them down..I feel more connected to the car in a weird way


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Old 01-25-2013, 02:21 PM
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:56 PM
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:28 PM
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Watched the whole 30+ minutes just before the start of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona yesterday. It was funny.....I'm watching the race and can tell what turn is coming up, and even if they have the right line or not.

Nice job of driving, Trey!
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Lotsa cool pics that someone took at Rallycross























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those rallycross pics are pretty cool. Looks like a lot of fun.


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