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Old 01-26-2012, 07:57 AM   #61
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So far this winter i have secured an aem stand alone, looking into another bigger set of itb's. Researching other builds as a guide. Looking for rear camber adjustment. Bigger rear sway with adjustable links. Update front sway bushings and replace links with adjustable ones. New summer tires... And maybe refinish my rims hyper silver or hyper black. Oh and might look into fender rolling
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:58 AM   #62
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Looking for rear camber adjustment.
You are going to want a combination of camber and toe adjustment. And the best way to go is to do some cutting and welding. Those eccentric RTABs are junk.
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:42 PM   #63
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So far this winter i have secured an aem stand alone, looking into another bigger set of itb's. Researching other builds as a guide. Looking for rear camber adjustment. Bigger rear sway with adjustable links. Update front sway bushings and replace links with adjustable ones. New summer tires... And maybe refinish my rims hyper silver or hyper black. Oh and might look into fender rolling
Rear camber adjustment to get a little more positive? (I hope)

About those rims. $20 says your car feels faster just by running something lighter. How much do those things weigh? Or have you got new rims and you haven't told anyone?
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Old 01-26-2012, 04:32 PM   #64
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^^^^^ well so far for the summer i still have those 7er reps. But im thinking about refinishing them a darker shade. The only other rims i have are those 15" 5 spoke with winters.. I wonder where those came from??? Lol

Dont need to bet... I know the car would be faster... Hell its faster with my winters on... Except in the corners lol

Yeah need some more positive in the rear
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:37 PM   #65
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Install full set of 90a poly bushings/mounts in the rear,
Modify my taller motor mounts to get some hood clearance
Install IE RSMs
Refinish Euroweave/IX weave bastard set and get summer tires
Install HIDs in Fogs/Polish lenses.
Finish grinding/POR15/bedliner floors before the carpet goes back in this spring
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pick up some gently used billy sports if I can find a deal while I have spare cash
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Old 01-27-2012, 10:47 PM   #66
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Hopefully do an S50 to S50 engine swap so I can at least drive the car. The anticipation is killing me even though I know this is only the beginning
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Old 01-29-2012, 03:32 AM   #67
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well its a busy winter for my e30, i've got a donor e36 that im using the M52B28 from and keeping it OBDII + an m50 manifold + longtube stainless steel headers + cold air intake + s5x cams hopefully (working on that lol) and def gonna need an ecu tune to tune out some of the stuff i dont need and tune in some of the stuff that i do lol.. for the tranny ill be using the ZF tranny from the 328 + stage II clutch, 14.4 lb flywheel and sachs HD pp. + a short shift kit. The suspension and brakes are def due for an overhaul as well ill be using e30 suspension parts either gonna use the eibach pro's i have with some billy's or i might give the german JOM coilover setup a try for a season, its inexpensive and hasnt got any real negative feedback from the r3v crowd so far and i figure they will be alot safer than the 21 year old stock stuff i got in it right now lol, i've also got front adjustable camber plates that are going in and ill be using the e36 steering rack and also change all the worn out bushings of course and shop for a strut brace. for the brakes i'm just going to get some premium OEM rotors and use some dustless street/track brake pads with an iX brake booster for the swap. Comes spring time i'll be adding the finishing touches on the exterior and try to get some gadgets in there, we'll see how it goes
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My list of projects:

Coupe:
Paint and install rear vented windows.
Install e30 M3 Evo II auxiliary fuel tank in the trunk and filler neck underneath.
Front calipers/discs/pads/lines.
Front subframe reinforcement and reinstall sway bar that ripped out at DDT.
Swap out the steering rack while I have the subframe out for one that hold PS fluid.
Install Toyo RA1's on the BBS's.

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Remove hardtop.
Mount Ronal LS's.
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Old 01-29-2012, 05:35 PM   #69
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Will that aux tank not fit in the vert? You keep doing mods to your go-fast car that add weight and I don't understand why...
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Will that aux tank not fit in the vert? You keep doing mods to your go-fast car that add weight and I don't understand why...
I doubt it. If it does fit, it will be tight. I haven't really added any significant weight since I bought the car... The tank will be the only real thing, but how much does 15L of fuel really weigh? The tank is maybe 7 or 8 lbs. BTW, can I steal your 4.27LSD?
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I doubt it. If it does fit, it will be tight. I haven't really added any significant weight since I bought the car... The tank will be the only real thing, but how much does 15L of fuel really weigh? The tank is maybe 7 or 8 lbs. BTW, can I steal your 4.27LSD?
15L of fuel weighs about 24lbs. So you're adding about 32lb to your go-slow car.
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15L of fuel weighs about 24lbs. So you're adding about 32lb to your go-slow car.
I always figure 100 lbs. makes the different of 1/10th of a second in a quarter mile. No idea for track what the difference would be.
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:07 AM   #73
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See, the beauty of a tank is that it doesn't HAVE to be full of gas.

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incremental differences add up!
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Especially going the other way... suddenly your e30 weighs that of a e36. :p My car is certainly no lightweight.
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