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      04-08-2011, 01:18 PM   #1189
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That's a good idea, didn't think about it. Thanks

Question, I'm sure the connections were semi-damp when I tested it again. Everything was fine, what could I do to prevent rust on the prongs? Would wd-40 work in this case also?
use some di-electric grease on the connections, it will keep water out better, and eliminate any corrosion now and in the future

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      04-08-2011, 01:58 PM   #1190
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Tomorrow is supposed to be nice, only 10% chance of rain by 7:00am
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      04-08-2011, 02:58 PM   #1191
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is there a meet tomorrow or something ??

btw I just it my m3 replica front on
What do u guys think?

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      04-08-2011, 10:59 PM   #1192
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looks great! i'd be up for meet, tomorrow should be great weather if the clouds clear
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      04-09-2011, 05:21 AM   #1193
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is there a meet tomorrow or something ??

btw I just it my m3 replica front on
What do u guys think?

very nice!!!!
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      04-09-2011, 09:30 AM   #1194
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Suspension will be finished in an hour or two!
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      04-09-2011, 11:27 AM   #1195
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Good luck with your car Ian - that sucks what happened to you.
It sounds like you've got things under control now though.

Hella - your car looks fantastic.

I'm so impressed with how you guys know what you're doing working on your cars - I got screwed trying to mod my E46 a few times over the last 2 years.

I paid a bunch of cash only to have two local body shops mess my car up pretty good because they couldn't put side skirts and an M3 front bumper on my '04 325. Luckily I was still able to trade it in for my E92 last weekend.

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Hope to see you guys on the 29th down at the Waterfront.
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      04-09-2011, 05:38 PM   #1196
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All put back together, might drop the front another half inch.

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^looks good man!! m3 reppin

damn i have to drop my car asap! your drop looks sick!
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      04-09-2011, 10:11 PM   #1198
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All put back together, might drop the front another half inch.

WOW what a difference!!! Love it!!!!!!!!!

Next mod - wheels!
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      04-09-2011, 10:16 PM   #1199
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My baby is all back together for spring, too! Crappy picture, but it's a nice shot of the garage and it's contents

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My baby is all back together for spring, too! Crappy picture, but it's a nice shot of the garage and it's contents

Back to looking great again Brian! Nice having dinner with you and Susan last night! You gotta make it out to the next meet to show these guys this car in person!

Looks like we need to get rid of both of those oem bumpers and get you an M3 bumper!!!
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looks very good! looks like theres a bimmerforums meet thursday.
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      04-10-2011, 08:41 PM   #1202
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i can never make those bimmerforum's meets b/c i dont get off work till 7 everyday mon-saturday lol

but look what i saw today at the waterfront




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      04-10-2011, 10:05 PM   #1203
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i can never make those bimmerforum's meets b/c i dont get off work till 7 everyday mon-saturday lol

but look what i saw today at the waterfront
Ah nice find! Where ya work, could you make it after? I've never been to one so I don't know when they usually meet.

Question, how did you remount your headlight washer covers? I tried and failed at super glueing and now it looks like caca.
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i work in west mifflin . i have no idea as i didnt mount my m3 rep bumper on ,but i believe my body shop reused my OEM headlight washer covers. i should probably see if my headlight washers still function lol.
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      04-10-2011, 10:28 PM   #1205
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i work in west mifflin . i have no idea as i didnt mount my m3 rep bumper on ,but i believe my body shop reused my OEM headlight washer covers. i should probably see if my headlight washers still function lol.
oh nvm yours are real..
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      04-11-2011, 08:39 AM   #1206
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Ian seems like a nice drop. I drove a (e39) 540 this weekend with PSS9's and was amazed how "planted" the car felt with no roll. Then drove a 335 with PSS10's and e36 m3 with Koni FSD's

Got back from NY yesterday and my car felt like a damn buick, we (e92's) really got the short end of the stick on our stock sports suspensions and i feel cheated...

Conclusion upgrade your suspensions its a completely different car
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Ian seems like a nice drop. I drove a (e39) 540 this weekend with PSS9's and was amazed how "planted" the car felt with no roll. Then drove a 335 with PSS10's and e36 m3 with Koni FSD's

Got back from NY yesterday and my car felt like a damn buick, we (e92's) really got the short end of the stick on our stock sports suspensions and i feel cheated...

Conclusion upgrade your suspensions its a completely different car
You're right skid.

I took it out yesterday for some spirited driving. It's night and day with regards to body roll and sway.
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I'm going to throw my car on the dyno before installing the meth kit to get a baseline. Interested in how much it actually improves. If anyone is interested in dynoing too let me know!

In talking to Domination Chasis, who installed my coilovers, there's 3 or 4 dyno's in Pittsburgh we could go to.
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^ how much they charge you to install your coils ? I would be down for a dyno as well b4 I install my cobb ap(I got it last week and still haven't installed it lol, I don't know what I'm waiting for )

but I could only go if it's on a Sunday
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The install for the coils was a bit pricey - around $480. I really didn't shop around and didn't want to wait. Domination Chasis was recommended from bimmerforums and had a good reputation so I went with them. I called on Friday, and they got me in Saturday morning.

They let me watch everything too, which is a huge plus in my book.
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