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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By The HACK
I have 275/35/18s on stock wheels on Ground...

I have 275/35/18s on stock wheels on Ground Control Track/School kit at the lowest setting and it rubs slightly on the inside at 1+ G of cornering force on a 15 banked oval.
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 05-28-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,005
Posted By The HACK
That one is large enough. We've actually...

That one is large enough. We've actually approached them to do another CCC/TRSS but we've been told that lot is no longer avaiable. :(
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 05-20-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,005
Posted By The HACK
Problem for L.A. is facilities. If we can find a...

Problem for L.A. is facilities. If we can find a decent lot to do Car Control Clinics in, we'd at least hold them twice a year.

If any of you knows the owner(s) of large facilities with large...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 05-10-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,601
Posted By The HACK
BMW CCA LA Chapter HPDE @ Spring Mountain, 07/13-14/2013

Registration is now officially open (http://msreg.us/bmwccalasmmr)

http://www.springmountainmotorsports.com/images/driving_school/track_3.1.png

So before anyone ask, why Spring Mountain, and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,594
Posted By The HACK
D!ck.

D!ck.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,594
Posted By The HACK
Oh, you're going to be one of THOSE guys huh?...

Oh, you're going to be one of THOSE guys huh? :rolleyes:
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 04-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,152
Posted By The HACK
Bump. Last day to register is this Friday, April...

Bump. Last day to register is this Friday, April 26th!
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 04-06-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,152
Posted By The HACK
Not on the track. Convertibles are okay for...

Not on the track. Convertibles are okay for auto-crosses.
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 03-21-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,152
Posted By The HACK
BMW CCA L.A. 1 day HPDE, Auto Club Speedway, 05.03.2013

Registration (http://msreg.us/bmwccala0513) is FINALLY open (sorry).

http://msreg.us/bmwccala0513

What better way to kick off a weekend than to spend a Friday at a premier track?! The L.A....
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 09-05-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,211
Posted By The HACK
Bump. DE registration fee goes up to $249 after...

Bump. DE registration fee goes up to $249 after Friday, September 7th.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,238
Posted By The HACK
If you don't know how to go fast with 300hp on...

If you don't know how to go fast with 300hp on tap, what makes you think adding more would help? :dunno:
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 08-13-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,211
Posted By The HACK
Auto cross on Sunday, DE on Monday at Auto Club Speedway...

As professor Farnsworth is fond of saying...

http://tvmedia.ign.com/tv/image/article/109/1095877/futurama-season-6-20100609103054764.jpg

Good news everyone!

We have the outside lot next to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 30,947
Posted By The HACK
There's two places where the "slack" needs to be...

There's two places where the "slack" needs to be taken out.

First, there IS drums on your rear disc brake. The hub of the disc brake acts as a drum to the traditional "shoes and drum" brake. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,557
Posted By The HACK
You own a BMW. Join the BMW CCA. Your local...

You own a BMW. Join the BMW CCA. Your local chapter probably holds car control clinics regularly. Pay $75 and learn it properly.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,557
Posted By The HACK
Same exact law applies to an F1 car, if not more....

Same exact law applies to an F1 car, if not more. On an F1 car an entire set of problems present themselves. Aerodynamics.

On a typical F1 chassis, where the system is still sprung, and it's so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,557
Posted By The HACK
No. Typical "reviewer" auto-journal's ignorant...

No. Typical "reviewer" auto-journal's ignorant bull-crap. Anything on a sprung system will have to obey the laws of vehicle dynamics, and it's a very unforgiving law...Even go-karts will have to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By The HACK
That's normal. You just don't have enough...

That's normal. You just don't have enough negative camber in the front so as the car is cornering, it's riding on the shoulders more.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,117
Posted By The HACK
It's called "slow traffic move right" in...

It's called "slow traffic move right" in California. :rolleyes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,207
Posted By The HACK
Yes. STD can be prevented and treated. The...

Yes. STD can be prevented and treated. The thought of rolling over in a convertible...Not so much.

Joe Marko from HMS once showed us a video of a car in the middle of a roll over. In slow mo. And...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,207
Posted By The HACK
Only if you want to run a convertible on track....

Only if you want to run a convertible on track. :dunno:

Frankly, I still think the BEST solution to this is to buy an E36 M3 for say, $10,000 and be done with it, rather than trying to justify to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,207
Posted By The HACK
BMW CCA Instructors have a much larger...

BMW CCA Instructors have a much larger representation in the National Congress than say, PCA does. During the BMW CCA DEC (driving event committee) meeting annually, you look around the room and it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,207
Posted By The HACK
I'm going to let you in on a little secret. The...

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. The insurance carriers don't care whether or not we let convertibles in our events. Every time this question comes up BMW CCA simply points their fingers...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,207
Posted By The HACK
Wish the E93 guys would just SACK UP and get a...

Wish the E93 guys would just SACK UP and get a REAL track car with fixed roofs so if and when they do roll over, they don't kill their innocent instructors too. :eeps:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 19,966
Posted By The HACK
That first one was not a shift, it's the torque...

That first one was not a shift, it's the torque converter going from slipping to locking-up in 2nd gear.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 19,966
Posted By The HACK
That's not a 1-2 shift, that's the torque...

That's not a 1-2 shift, that's the torque converter locking up.
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