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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 12-13-2011, 05:40 PM
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That's what I need. I only need 90 people to each donate $10 to my cause. Then, presto! I haz UUC RSC36 exhaust!
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:44 PM
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OK we'll set up a fund here. If everyone pitches in $10, you'll be set
I'm in if we each get a turn to drive .

I just thought of something. This turbo project will solve your air filter relocation problem, in kind of a roundabout way
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:45 PM
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Haha, yes it will....in a roundabout overly complicated way.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:46 PM
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Damn. I could never justify paying that much for a nice sound. The sad fact about catbacks is that just can just cut them off, and you'll get the best possible performance.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:54 PM
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Damn. I could never justify paying that much for a nice sound. The sad fact about catbacks is that just can just cut them off, and you'll get the best possible performance.
If you leave your car parked outside where I live, people will come by and do this FOR you!
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Jared, why don't you just put "It's Giubo" in your sig? Save a lot of typing.
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this jared guy sounds intimidating lol.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:58 PM
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That's what I need. I only need 90 people to each donate $10 to my cause. Then, presto! I haz UUC RSC36 exhaust!
I thought it only cost $600ish?
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:03 PM
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If you leave your car parked outside where I live, people will come by and do this FOR you!
Wow! You must live in a great neighborhood!


I wish my neighbors were kind enough to give me horsepowerz
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:04 PM
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Damn. I could never justify paying that much for a nice sound. The sad fact about catbacks is that just can just cut them off, and you'll get the best possible performance.
Yeah, it's a lot of money for sound. And actually, cars often perform better with a full exhaust in place versus nothing at all. Backpressure is key.

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I thought it only cost $600ish?
Nope, not for the RSC36. They're about $900. Anyway, /threadjack.
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:07 PM
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this jared guy sounds intimidating lol.
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Old 12-15-2011, 06:36 PM
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I need to pick up some cheapish coilovers....I'm fine with Rokkor, and Raceland as I've driven tens of thousands of miles on them with no problems and this isn't a track car...yet.

Anyone have anything for sale?
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:18 PM
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Old 12-24-2011, 08:05 PM
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She's looking a bit depressing right now...no worries, things are coming along nicely.

While a big single turbo is definitely coming, It might take a bit longer to get accomplished than I'd like.

The suspension/brakes need some upgrading and I think that'll take priority right now. If I can pull some money out of my ass it'll still get boosted before spring, if not I hope it will be by Bimmerfest 12'

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Old 12-24-2011, 08:21 PM
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Nice!

Power goals?


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Old 12-24-2011, 08:24 PM
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A few hundred horsepower more than the car came with should be sufficient
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Old 12-24-2011, 08:26 PM
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Old 12-25-2011, 07:19 AM
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There are companies that I can send my carb out to to be rebuilt to work with a turbo setup. I'm going to try to use a few write ups I've found and rebuild a spare as a "blow through" style carb as many people have had success with that.
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Old 12-25-2011, 07:34 AM
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Essentially a route similar to this is where we will be headed....likely with a single turbo though as it's going to be a struggle to even find room for that:

http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles...e/viewall.html
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Old 12-27-2011, 11:15 PM
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Many, many changes underway for next year: Shaved and tucked engine bay, interior overhaul, new wheels, suspension etc....



Refinishing these wheels took forever. I'm usually good at getting things done fast but this was a long slow process....Definitely pleased with the final product though.







Relocating fuse box under driver's dash... not a fun process but a worthwhile process!



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Old 12-27-2011, 11:17 PM
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Props
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Old 12-27-2011, 11:27 PM
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Thanks

Hopefully she sees the road again in a few weeks!
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Old 12-27-2011, 11:32 PM
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I forgot to mention....

My e46 m3 was the worst car I've ever owned (and I've had at least 100)

I traded it in on an 06' Nissan Frontier. Great for my family, and it can tow this toy around when I break it!
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Old 12-28-2011, 06:33 AM
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wow that's a lot of work...

as for turbos with a carb, meh, not a fan. of course this goes back to the days of the firebird turbo 301...

since you're going all out, wouldn't a tpi setup work out better even without forced induction??

still, mad crazy props. hope to see you @ b'fest east '12!!


edit: @ article in link about turbo'ing from en ebay source...



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Old 12-28-2011, 12:01 PM
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What interior you going with? racing seats I assume?
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:12 AM
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No racing seats at this point, switching a lot of the tan stuff over to black and replacing broken trim and such.
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:12 AM
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Were the tan seats in bad shape?
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