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      11-14-2013, 03:42 PM   #1079
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Well, I finally took the time to watch the Senna documentary. Interesting juxtaposition between Senna. Prost and Balestre. Colourful characters and drama. A crying shame to have lost him.
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Well, I finally took the time to watch the Senna documentary. Interesting juxtaposition between Senna. Prost and Balestre. Colourful characters and drama. A crying shame to have lost him.
Reminds me I need to watch it again... But I need a case of Kleenex by my side.
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Reminds me I need to watch it again... But I need a case of Kleenex by my side.
in MY book he was the one!
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Reminds me I need to watch it again... But I need a case of Kleenex by my side.
I hear you. Made me very angry as hell. Technically they should have cancelled the race to investigate Ratzenberger's death per Italian penal code requirements. Big business ... hmph!
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in MY book he was the one!
He was a great.
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this isn't a free event if i'm not mistaken
You are right . Since it's the last event
it's around 200$.
I'll tell you guys if it was worth it
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I just got my car back from Built-by-Seb. Job at first glance is awesome. So much attention to detail. He's an artist that's for sure.
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Hopefully most of the rear wall stays, but some holes are expected.

OMP HTE XL for the driver, and another OMP, without halo this one for the passenger

Harnesses are schroth clubman for passenger, and somewhat better model for the driver with the quick adjustment. Profi ??

Hans yes. will purchase this next spring.
Seb has done a nice job! I am truly impressed!

I know where to go if I ever need a job like that done.

Vroom Vroom!
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I just got my car back from Built-by-Seb. Job at first glance is awesome. So much attention to detail. He's an artist that's for sure.
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Here are the pics...
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pictures don't do it justice.

driving the car is very different... I am sitting a little lower. When strapped in, I really feel that I am one with the car. Like a go-kart. I am looking forward to next year.
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holy shit......................


that's beautiful, and i don't throw that word around often.


i LOVE the work on the plastic in the rear (not to mention painting the rollbars to match).
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holy shit......................


that's beautiful, and i don't throw that word around often.


i LOVE the work on the plastic in the rear (not to mention painting the rollbars to match).
Sebastien is great, very knowledgeable. Whoever has met him in person or had the priviledge of having a cage done or a proper race car would agree.

Hats off to him. He went "mental" on the details.
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Sebastien is great, very knowledgeable. Whoever has met him in person or had the priviledge of having a cage done or a proper race car would agree.

Hats off to him. He went "mental" on the details.
I've never done anything even remotely like this work with him, but what work he has done on my cars has been beyond reproach.
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Thanks, it was a real nice project. Here are a few more pics.










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Thanks, it was a real nice project. Here are a few more pics.

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And the man appears.

Much respect.
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Very chique.

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Looks great Tony! Cant wait to see it in person!
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My M has a SPORT button but it doesn't do the same as the SPORT button on a e9x M3...
I have it on all the time rain or shine. About 40% of other M Coupe or Z4 M drivers use it on the track. They find it to harsh, unpredictable... I got used to it.
I have been reading up on it! Sport is stiffer yes, but its setting is static, hence predictable.

The normal and comfort mode are the ones that have the setting continuously vary, depending on the road surface.
Actually ken...
As of 2011.5 model year when the competition package came out on the E9X M3 the sport also became adaptive.

Similar to the magnetic ride on the corvettes.

Adaptive is said to be better since you don't want it to be super stuff on a bumpy section.

I put it in sport setting on the track and comfort on the street.

Works miracles! I could not drink a coffee in my old M3 and my new M3 is amazing in comfort mode.
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Lol Tony... Guess you won't be driving it in the city much with that drivers seat blocking your peripheral vision.

Other than that... Looks great!
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Actually ken...
As of 2011.5 model year when the competition package came out on the E9X M3 the sport also became adaptive.

Similar to the magnetic ride on the corvettes.

Adaptive is said to be better since you don't want it to be super stuff on a bumpy section.

I put it in sport setting on the track and comfort on the street.

Works miracles! I could not drink a coffee in my old M3 and my new M3 is amazing in comfort mode.
Thanks for the info, adaptive suspension sounds nice to have.

The corvette magnetreological shocks are considered better, they can vary instantly the liquid viscosity through electric current being so quick, whereas the BMW while also electronic has to use a valve to vary the size of the opening and allegedly it is not as instant. Anyhow both systems are great for most of us.
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Lol Tony... Guess you won't be driving it in the city much with that drivers seat blocking your peripheral vision.

Other than that... Looks great!
Thanks. Very happy how it turned out.

Oh and about that peripheral vision thing. Car is so short, practically irrelevant.
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