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Old 04-18-2012, 11:55 PM   #31
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:12 AM   #32
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^How in the hell did you do that?^ Christ I must have tried for over an hour the other night and couldn't figure it out so I just put the link. Thanks!
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:17 AM   #33
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When you admit my car is a lightweight track monster I might consider letting you know. I'm very sensitive about it's weight...
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:31 PM   #34
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^^LOL. E34 M5 is lightweight for a 5 series. But still 800 lbs heavier than an e30. Porker! You'll still smoke an e30 in a drag race though!
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:19 PM   #35
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I think the car could smoke (stock or near) e30s in most ways, John. 800lb is a lot but so is 145 extra ponies, 18x10 rubber (with room for more), all those little "M" tangibles and intangibles, etc.

Needs some big upgrades between the wheel and the driver's seat, though. And I am a long way from any racetracks, anyway. The 600km to Saskatoon go by in a pleasant blur now though... when I'm not bouncing the oil pan and exhaust off frost heaves.

How's your itty bitty baby diamondschwarz sedan running, though, this being your thread and all? I noticed on facebook it is alive and your car parts have been evicted from the lawn...
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:27 PM   #36
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Well, I just came back from my maiden voyage and am pleased to report most is well! LOL. Leaky oil drain plug, (have a new one with seal) leaky coolant hose from the throttle body to the engine (have the replacement thankfully) alignment and thats about it........hopefully! Fingers crossed!
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Old 04-21-2012, 10:25 PM   #37
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Well, I just came back from my maiden voyage and am pleased to report most is well! LOL. Leaky oil drain plug, (have a new one with seal) leaky coolant hose from the throttle body to the engine (have the replacement thankfully) alignment and thats about it........hopefully! Fingers crossed!
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:41 PM   #38
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^^LOL. E34 M5 is lightweight for a 5 series. But still 800 lbs heavier than an e30. Porker! You'll still smoke an e30 in a drag race though!
It still has in and around 100hp more, and more torque. I think an M5 would be a better all around car then an E30...

But S54 swap it.

But it's good to hear its working, I should be putting the cylinder head back on my BMW tomorrow after work.
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^^You've got another BMW? What happened to the Scoobie Doo? What did you buy?

An E34 M5 does not corner nearly as well as an e30, thats a fact not an opinion. I did say an E34 M5 will out drag an E30, no argument there.
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^^You've got another BMW? What happened to the Scoobie Doo? What did you buy?

An E34 M5 does not corner nearly as well as an e30, thats a fact not an opinion. I did say an E34 M5 will out drag an E30, no argument there.
Nothing I'm keeping for long. A 318ti that needed a head rebuild and some minor stuff, mint actually. Just finished up putting it back together. But I'm at BMW University for 2 weeks starting Tuesday. So I have to get the engine back together tomorrow night, shouldn't be a problem given everything goes well.
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