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Car Enthusiast Club [Now Motorcycle friendly!] - First thread to 100k! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

26 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

Don't lump me in with them. I'm an enthusiast of mechanic design, be it engines, weaponry, or productive machinery. Not a guy with a wrench that reads the marketing garbage AFE/insert other "enthusiast" brand that can't legally warranty half of their products.

 

I fail to see a correlation between people screeching variations of "forced induction is more efficient!!! Reclaimed energy!!!" and anything I've said.

If you can't be civil. Please leave

 

Edit. That goes for everyone in the thread

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7 hours ago, Bitter said:

Unless they've had the trans rebuilt or replaced it wouldn't be worth it.

why does it feel like this is a thing for every car prior to 2010?


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1 hour ago, bcredeur97 said:

why does it feel like this is a thing for every car prior to 2010?

companies were broke back then.


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2 hours ago, 711jrp said:

That's going to look stunning on your techno, I'm all about the attention to detail and those little rare bit's, well done on the find!. I too had a mission trying to find the AC grill for mine but worth the wait,  I do have a soft spot for the five but I'm like a stick of rock with with BMW written right through me, any retro one will light my fire.Can't wait to see the picture of yous done, you must be excited.

 

Just as a PS I have a E36 as well just the hairdresser variety lol

Cheers man ^_^ If I have time, I may have it painted and fitted before we go to the Nurburgring this year, we leave on the 18th July. It's also being wired for a shitload of retrofit parts before we go, and a full black interior swap

 

Verts are nice too, I know a few people with them. I know a guy with a 318ti 'california' too, the one with the full length canvas roof. It's lush!



 

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11 hours ago, Mr. horse said:

 

And before you clam its fake

 

Busa Kart > V8 Kart

 

 


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3 hours ago, Ross Siggers said:

Cheers man ^_^ If I have time, I may have it painted and fitted before we go to the Nurburgring this year, we leave on the 18th July. It's also being wired for a shitload of retrofit parts before we go, and a full black interior swap

 

Verts are nice too, I know a few people with them. I know a guy with a 318ti 'california' too, the one with the full length canvas roof. It's lush!

It's worse than that lol, it's a z3 .....is a fat-ass though.

 


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4 hours ago, arnavvr said:

I want it too now. thanks xD


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3 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

I want it too now. thanks xD

shame that they are becoming so expensive now :(


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1 hour ago, arnavvr said:

shame that they are becoming so expensive now :(

yeah :/ Still my favorite gen of 3 series honestly. the E46.


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25 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

yeah :/ Still my favorite gen of 3 series honestly. the E46.

E46 holds a special place in my heart because our family has had one since it came off the dealership lot.


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16 hours ago, 711jrp said:

It's worse than that lol, it's a z3 .....is a fat-ass though.

 

If its a wide body and a 6cyl, that's good enough! I actually like Z3's, they came with better diffs too, torsen not clutch pack 



 

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A new challenger appears

 

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4 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

Now that's a radical redesign

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Ditched the V8 for a turbo four!


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5 hours ago, chaozbandit said:

A new challenger appears

 

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interesting... any details?


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2 minutes ago, floofer said:

Don’t even joke about that goodness me.

Would still have tranny issues regardless 


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5 hours ago, warmmilk said:

interesting... any details?

 

He did a complete chassis overhaul on this civic. His new 240sx isn't ready yet unfortunately.

 

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Mostly safety and reliability upgrades from what I recall, and a hecking lot better aero.

 

His 240:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtQzECwFSig/


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So my fearings are now all repaired again as good as I could. Ended up meh, looks better on the bike than off the bike at least:

 

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#3. There is nothing "wrong" with being wrong. Learning from a mistake can be more valuable than not making one in the first place.

 

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On 6/18/2019 at 9:46 AM, RevoltTrain said:

Busa Kart > V8 Kart

 

*SNIP*

Lol, back in my haberdashery days I was President of my universities Society of Automotive Engineers, which for all practical purposes was the universities racing team, well as a university element we got the first dibs on anything that went to the surplus auctions. At one particular auction there were about a dozen GEM cars with dead batteries, so we snagged one with a diamond plate pickup bed and justified it to the Dean as being convenient for us to travel from our building (yes, we were the only student org on campus that had our own building) to the engineering buildings.

 

Once we got it back to the shop we pretty much instantly decided it would be way cooler with a motorcycle engine, and being an active Formula SAE team, we had those. So we pulled out an old Triumph TT600 engine and an extra Zexel differential that was sitting around. Then got lucky as fuck that it was a 4x100 hub since we had some old magnesium 13x7 wheels that were 4x100 and a pile of half worn slicks. 

 

Our school mascot was the Bison, so our SAE teams logo was, of course, a flaming Bison; which we had on our trailer, cars, and door to the shop. Someone dug out a couple extra stickers from who knows where of the flaming bison, so we put those on the doors. 

 

This thing was fucking hilarious. We bought it with the university plates till on it, so we could drive it anywhere we wanted, and park it anywhere, including sidewalks and the cops didnt bother us. But even though it didnt look like all the other Gem cars on campus, it was somehow still a sleeper, the thing was comically quick. 

 

I wish I still had the photos of it, but sadly those and most of my photos from my SAE days were lost when I was too dumb (or poor) for backups. :( I miss the old SAE days sometimes. 


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5 hours ago, chaozbandit said:

 

He did a complete chassis overhaul on this civic. His new 240sx isn't ready yet unfortunately.

 

CSCS-18-R4+1.jpg?format=1500w

 

 

Mostly safety and reliability upgrades from what I recall, and a hecking lot better aero.

 

His 240:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtQzECwFSig/

oh yeah? I have a sweet 240 too... mine in is forza... haha


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@bcredeur97

 

 


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Oof too soon. Cries in dane train

 

 


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I painted my wheels. The picture I took was the first coat(on the right side) versus the primer. I'll include what they first looked like after I sanded them down. 

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