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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 03:39:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,022
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Prices are up

I called him, well see if he will come down to reasonable levels. The red flag to me is the "Currently in Storage - Only One Photo Available".
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 03:08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 664
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Buying Help

Generally speaking, the E36 M3's I've looked at in my area (NYC) in the 7/8K range (just for vehicle itself) have needed somewhere between 2-5K in parts alone. Most of the time the cars need full...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 02:56:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,022
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Prices are up

https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/cto/d/1999-bmw-e36-m3-manual-coupe/6459098133.html

I fell off my chair in laughter.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Thu, Jan-18-2018, 02:59:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: restoration??

Ditto the above. No reason not to rebuild unless there is unrepairable damage. I would scoop up the second engine regardless, assuming the price is fair. Becoming harder and harder to just blocks...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-17-2018, 01:57:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,022
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Prices are up

That auction made me sad. Not only because that price is obsurd for a non evo car but I've been looking for a July of 88 production car for about a year and a half. Naturally when I find the 1 of 37...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jan-11-2018, 07:56:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Preferred 200 UTQG tire, and size...?

I was about to ask, how did you feel they grip vs the RS-3's. I've heard mixed reviews with several people saying they feel the sidewall is a bit softer. Thoughts?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Jan-10-2018, 01:45:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: MK20 vs MK60 Dilema ; Deal breaker?

How hard was the install on an E36 on the scale of "Pretty Straightforward" to "Straight Up Nightmare"? You have to add an extra speed sensor, correct? How did you go about that?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Jan-03-2018, 07:05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
SCCA ITR Car Cross Class with BMW CCA

Does anyone know where a 325iS built to SCCA ITR specs would cross class with BMW CCA? If it does fit somewhere, would it be competitive without modification? Quick read of the 2017 CCA rules has me...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-15-2017, 08:23:23 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,539
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Help me pick out a track car

More that I don't comfortably fit in one even with the seat pan dropped. 6'4" with most of my height in my torso.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-15-2017, 05:19:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,539
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Help me pick out a track car

Miata is not the answer. E36 is. Not enough power to get you into a world of trouble but not so little that it can become boring, simple to work on, plenty of parts available, nice examples that are...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-13-2017, 08:19:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,683
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Manuel only Performance version M2

That's what I was picking up as well... There was some disagreement as to whether or not the CS and competition package are two different models or internal/external designations.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-13-2017, 07:42:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,683
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Manuel only Performance version M2

Being reported the CSL is dead :(
http://www.leftlanenews.com/bmw-m2-csl-canceled-99160.html

Hopefully it's incorrect considering a few months ago the same man who canceled the car also...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Mon, Dec-04-2017, 02:56:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: ► Built-To-Order Suspension Kits Available at APEX Race Parts (JRZ, Hyperco, GC)

Do you guys have any experience with the Motorsports line from JRZ?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Dec-02-2017, 08:16:29 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Just had this convo with my buddy. Feigning to get out; thinking of trying to hit VIR the last week in March. Anyone know what the weather down there is like typically at that time of year.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Thu, Nov-09-2017, 09:19:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 1988 e30 bmw m3 - scam!

You know what's really ****ed, ebay ad clearly states the mileage as not 22K. Hope that dealer burns to the ground

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1988-BMW-M3-/192348204464
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 09:58:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 1988 e30 bmw m3 - scam!

Found my old text stream with the owner and shot him a message. He did indeed sell the car to that dealer but seems unaware of the ad.

Original Ad on S14...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 07:56:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 1988 e30 bmw m3 - scam!

I can confirm that this car has NO WHERE near 22K miles on it. Unsure what is going on here but those pictures are identical to a car I was looking at earlier in the year. The seller I was speaking...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Oct-25-2017, 07:49:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Value of a motor swapped E30 M3

Here's an s54 car I just came across. I can't see the pictures since I am at work but hope this helps...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Oct-25-2017, 06:49:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Value of a motor swapped E30 M3

Yeah I was gonna say 5k max. Please keep in mind, a lot of it will have to do with the quality of the rest of the car. If i remove the engine, what do I have? Are the fenders original and have VIN...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Oct-25-2017, 03:29:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Value of a motor swapped E30 M3

S50B30US or Euro?

Sub 30k IMO if its the former. While the car is a TON of fun with all the extra power, the S14 is where a large amount of value lies. Some recent auctions of S52 swapped cars.
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-27-2017, 03:52:08 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-27-2017, 02:02:52 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Not as of this morning. Going to reach out again tomorrow if I don't see anything.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-25-2017, 02:22:12 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Just got a reply from Henrik informing me that my initial request has been approved. As such I will be receiving a refund of 30% on the damaged mid-pipe plus a return of the shipping cost for that...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-21-2017, 02:06:21 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: **GROUP-BUY: 2017 SuperSprint Header Mega Thread

Hear anything? Sent him an email Monday and have yet to hear back.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-15-2017, 11:07:19 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Agreed, I'm off of work the next two weeks and not doing too much during the week. While I think Leighton should lead the charge, I am happy to assist the group so that our demands are coordinated...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-15-2017, 07:10:34 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

After not hearing from his yesterday or this morning, I emailed him asking for a resolution by close of business Monday. He responded back asking if I was looking for a discount or full replacement;...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-14-2017, 12:32:14 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

I got an email this morning asking for pictures of the damage, which I just forwarded along. Hoping to get an offer tomorrow; something along the lines of the 30% he quoted in his Tuesday email.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-12-2017, 01:58:00 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

I got, verbatim, the same email from him this morning. If there isn't some progress on refunds by the end of the week I am probably going to get PayPal involved. Refunds should be coming out of their...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-10-2017, 05:58:04 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Had a chance to look at the bill in a bit more detail. Break down is as follows:
2.5% on a value of $1,176.37 (mid-pipe and muffler) for a total duty amount of $29.41. They then doubled it for a...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-09-2017, 01:40:59 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Just got an invoice from our friends at DHL for import duties. This is post getting the full exhaust delivered. This happen to anyone else?

Invoice doesn't really make sense as it has a single...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-30-2017, 06:37:37 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: **GROUP-BUY: 2017 SuperSprint Header Mega Thread

Yeah I'd wait to see what they actually list as out for delivery. Item could simply just have gotten separated.

Thankfully my my headers have been found and are NYC bound. Concerned about customs...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-30-2017, 02:20:20 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: **GROUP-BUY: 2017 SuperSprint Header Mega Thread

If you expand the pieces to see the individual numbers, do you see one particular number stop appearing somewhere?

For me, my third time stopped appearing after they were sorted in Germany. Just...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-30-2017, 12:56:06 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: **GROUP-BUY: 2017 SuperSprint Header Mega Thread

They just left mine in the vestabueal of my apartment. Old lady who runs the building might have been able to let them in but from what I can tell, no one signed for it.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-30-2017, 12:06:03 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

One of my pipe ends must have taken a pretty big hit and is out of round by a good cm. Anyone have advice on how fix it?

My first thought was a run of the mill pipe expander but given this is...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Aug-29-2017, 03:59:50 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Unsure if I am definitely in the clear but 2/3 of my packages are out for delivery without me being notified about any duties due.

On a separate note: the first tracking update I got notes there...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-23-2017, 08:32:21 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

I haven't gotten my shipping number yet but I was told yesterday my items where going to ship the same day.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Aug-21-2017, 03:30:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,580
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Hawk DTC-60 and FCP Euro Warranty

I can confirm this as well. When they first launched this they even sent a video showing you to return used oil properly.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-17-2017, 06:40:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Z4 concept

Love it! but think the front looks like and AMG GT

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--Tid6q7Tu--/c_scale,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/ftmbyulwhbm2jabzwfkm.jpg
...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Aug-09-2017, 05:34:49 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Agreed! I only have 3.5 vacation days left and was hoping to only have to use the .5 so I could leave early on Friday and drive up.

Did they say why they had to move it?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Aug-08-2017, 05:03:20 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Anyone have any plans coming up soon? My next day isn't for another 6 weeks but then I have several weekends in a row.

I'll be at Palmer weekend of Sept 16, Lime Rock on Sept 23, VIR weekend of...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-05-2017, 03:12:38 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Ahh sorry, thought I read you had already received it. From what I've researched packages under $2500 that arnt high volume (i.e. 2500 items at $1 each vs 1item at $2500) are subject to less scrutiny...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-05-2017, 01:45:08 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: **GROUP-BUY: 2017 SuperSprint Header Mega Thread

You already received your package yes? What was your experience?
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-04-2017, 09:09:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,241
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: During My Lunch I Saw..

My office just got moved to Times Square (:mad::fuming::bang::ratatat: but that's a different discussion) and throughout the area they have theses smart posts with info on the area you are in,...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Aug-04-2017, 04:23:55 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: **GROUP-BUY: 2017 SuperSprint Header Mega Thread

Can anyone provide some more color on this? Did anyone run into any issues and if so, what should the expected tax rate be?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Aug-03-2017, 08:47:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,580
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Hawk DTC-60 and FCP Euro Warranty

My mechanic said that it wasn't the dust that I had to be careful of but small fragments of rotor that could scratch the paint if you go to wash it without thoroughly rinsing the area around the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Aug-02-2017, 05:56:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,076
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Would you buy a Euro E36 M3 as an enthusiast?

Oh yes that is what I need in my life! Ad itself raises a few concerns though, very generic description and very little info.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Aug-01-2017, 05:56:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,580
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Hawk DTC-60 and FCP Euro Warranty

Yup, 6 Days of 4, 20-30 minute sessions.

I know need to upgrade my brake cooling and I admittedly am very hard on the brakes, something I need to work on... That said, I've seen several others...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Aug-01-2017, 05:50:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,580
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Hawk DTC-60 and FCP Euro Warranty

I switched to DTC-60's from HP+'s this year. Mine lasted me 6 days (2 LPR, 2 WGI, 2 Palmer) before they got below the thickness of the backing plate.

The initial bite is quite strong and took...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jul-20-2017, 01:55:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

Sorry I thought I closed the loop on all of this.

Unfortunately, there was no happy ending. The owner's refused to talk or respond to me; emailed and pinged him on our internal chat a few times. I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-14-2017, 09:29:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,076
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Would you buy a Euro E36 M3 as an enthusiast?

Yup well aware of the price tags. Actually started looking around about a year ago.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-14-2017, 08:39:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,076
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Would you buy a Euro E36 M3 as an enthusiast?

Less than two year until GT's are eligible and I would absolutely import a well preserved/maintained version, even if it's past collector status.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Sat, Jul-08-2017, 03:17:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,908
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wow... 74 Original miles E30 M3 Sport Evolution

Yeah but to that same point, while the Civic (and almost any modern car) are faster, when you open both up on a windy road or track, what car do you really wanna be in?

A Civic is lovely for...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-05-2017, 10:15:00 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Awesome will be sending you an email later tonight!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-05-2017, 10:09:19 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,498
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

It doesn't seem that anyone has asked about it yet but since it says all makes and models I assume E36 stuff is also available?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-05-2017, 01:55:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: RTAP Reinforcements Install Time?

Thanks for your help guys!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-03-2017, 06:11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
RTAP Reinforcements Install Time?

Does anyone have an idea of how long it takes to install a set of rear trailing arm pocket reinforcements? A friend just got quoted 9 hours total and asked if I thought that sounded right and I...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Jul-01-2017, 02:12:38 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 76,550
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Track Day / HPDE / AutoX video thread!

Went to Palmer last weekend with the goal of a 2:00 lap, last Octobers best was a 2:07.xx... Crushed it with a 1:58.1 on my first hot lap after being soloed! Next goal is a 1:55.0

Palmer...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-06-2017, 11:27:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E36 m3 exhaust

Which SS did you have previously? Race or Performance version?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-05-2017, 10:16:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,125
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Pad experiences and recomendation

FWIW, i didn't bed mine. Installed them and fresh rotors, showed up to Lime Rock and ran, no issues at all.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-05-2017, 07:29:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,125
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Pad experiences and recomendation

I can confirm that they do indeed do this and it's no questions asked as well. I'll buy anything and everything I can from them because of this policy.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-05-2017, 07:24:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,125
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Pad experiences and recomendation

As in for other than commuting to and from the track? Would highly recommend against this. They are incredibly loud, incredibly dusty, and eat rotors.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jun-01-2017, 07:23:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E46 M3 going into the shop for race build. Suggestions?

Correct, has to do with how the cage will spread the load in an impact.


[Edited my initial statement because some of my comments were wrong]
There was a really good discussion on BF about...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-01-2017, 05:30:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-01-2017, 04:52:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: s52b32 stock muffler, from an e36 M3, ideally in driving range of PA

Mind if i ask what you paid? Will be looking to sell mine shortly.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-23-2017, 07:16:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,255
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Would you eat food made with Cricket Flour?

I was unknowingly a taste taster for Exo (cricket protein bar maker) for a bit. Guys who started it lived below my Sister for a while and she kept giving me these bars to try... She neglected to tell...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-03-2017, 09:53:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,443
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E36 GT (LTW) and GT2 Wing Wickerbill (Gurney Flap) Reproduction and Information

Understood, thank you. Looks like a great product (the struts)!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-03-2017, 08:55:01 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,443
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E36 GT (LTW) and GT2 Wing Wickerbill (Gurney Flap) Reproduction and Information

Just to make sure I understand, you plan on making an underpanel kit that will work in conjunction with the factory LTW splitter and retain adjustability?

I would be very interested in that.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, May-03-2017, 02:04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,908
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wow... 74 Original miles E30 M3 Sport Evolution

I read somewhere they paid 250k at auction for the 74 mile one.

Naturally, I can't find where I read that so take it with some salt but I wouldn't be surprised to hear EAG is asking over 400k for...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Apr-29-2017, 04:34:44 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Ran into a bunch of issues at work. Didn't get here until 8. See you guys tomorrow.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-28-2017, 11:50:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,240
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Bring a trailer: 100-Mile 1995 BMW M3 Lightweight

Holy shit that's nice man!what dash is that?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-26-2017, 03:35:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-26-2017, 12:34:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Alternatives to the Turner Euro Oil Cooler Bracket?

Always assumed they were needed as the Turner bracket won't work on a stock radiator since there are no oil cooler tabs on it and their pics are with the z3m radiator.

Do you guys have a part...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-25-2017, 09:19:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Alternatives to the Turner Euro Oil Cooler Bracket?

Don't remember the exact details but ECS purchased Turner's online parts business. Production issue is with ECS and not Turner itself.

As an aside, I've had nothing but bad experiences ordering...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-25-2017, 09:07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Alternatives to the Turner Euro Oil Cooler Bracket?

Does anyone know of or have an alternative to the Turner Euro Oil Cooler bracket used to hang the euro oil cooler from the M3Z S54 radiator? Iíve had this order for almost two months and I was just...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sun, Apr-23-2017, 02:34:04 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 76,550
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Track Day / HPDE / AutoX video thread!

NASA NE - LRP - Best Lap - HPDE 2 - 4/14/17 - YouTube

Last Friday (4/14) with NASA NE at Lime Rock. Best ever full lap for me! 1:06.81. First day going solo too. Was pretty nervous about it at...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sun, Apr-23-2017, 02:22:32 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Like where your head is at. Going to costco today to stock up myself. See you guys Friday.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Apr-21-2017, 03:34:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,147
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: If you could only give one piece of advice to a beginner on the track...

Let me stop you right there... outside of fresh fluids all around, DOT 4 brake fluid, and some better pads. I would STRONGLY recommend that you do not upgrade anything on the car. The car itself...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Apr-21-2017, 03:22:45 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Anyone doing WGI with GVC next weekend?

There are 3 of us leaving NYC around 1/2pm Friday if anyone wants to join the caravan.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Apr-20-2017, 02:39:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,147
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: If you could only give one piece of advice to a beginner on the track...

This times 100x. I went into my first session knowing I couldn't drive and came out of it finding out I was actually 10x worse than that.




All of this!

And I'll really echo the exhausting...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-12-2017, 02:50:17 PM
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Views: 383
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
SAFETY & RECALL NOTICE OF Simpson Voyager 2 SA2015 Helemts

Saw this on Rennlist and thought I would pass it along.

http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=837226512af39a7bfeda993da&id=2fadf16f54&e=8d74e6e5f2
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Apr-06-2017, 10:12:50 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,314
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

So in addition to the on-track instruction they also provide data analysis? That's pretty cool and I'd imagine very useful, especially if you've never looked at data before.

Anyone doing NASA...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-03-2017, 09:17:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

Only reason I didn't list that is because Security said they would pass my info along. I just assumed they would as it would have helped them get the car off the lot but i suppose it's totally...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-03-2017, 05:44:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

I think one of three things probably happened:
1) Security called the owner, he decided to get it off the lot and move it to another location.
2) Security called him and told him to tow it or...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-02-2017, 01:32:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

White on dove. Interior was kinda shot but didn't matter since I was gonna cage it.

Talked with security on the way out, got towed two weeks ago. Didn't say if it was the owner or security. I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2017, 10:24:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

It's ****ing gone. I was driving by the office because it's on the way to the shop that services the car in my sig and stopped by to snap some pictures and it's gone. ****.

I'm still gonna try to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2017, 09:25:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

Christmas on April fools day! In the mail today I got a copy of the title, owners name and address!!! Apparently they did cash the check but I wrote it from an account I only use for rent and other...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2017, 12:25:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

Oh of course it's a 5 speed! If it wasn't I probably wouldn't have gone down this path; would have stuck with notes on the windshield.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2017, 02:16:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,606
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Tracking Owner of Abandoned M3

Small Update - Currently in a holding pattern; still have not heard from the owner, assuming security actually gave him my info.

Filed a title abstract request last week, DMV still has not cashed...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-29-2017, 04:44:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Owning an e36 in a large city

I live in NYC and have had my current M3 here since I bought it 3 years ago. Car is parked in a private garage and I fortunately don't have to drive it to and from work everyday; if I did, I would...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-24-2017, 02:20:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,556
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Gauge pod & gauges

http://www.bimmerworld.com/Gauges-Data-Acquisition/Data_Gauge_Accessories/BimmerWorld-Oil-Distribution-Sending-Block.html

There are other options but I like being able to pull both from a single...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Mar-23-2017, 07:59:57 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 99,231
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Bray's 96 M3 Journal

Absolutely amazing thread. Very impressed with everything and can't wait to see the S54 swap completed.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-23-2017, 02:12:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,556
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Gauge pod & gauges

Personally, I went steering column because I want to be able to gather all the info i needed in one quick glance vs two.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-23-2017, 02:06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Loud transmission whine after mods

What durometer poly did you go with? I'm running a lot of 95A stuff and didn't get any noticeable increase in NVH but with something a bit harder, like the AKG 75D stuff, I could see there being an...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-22-2017, 09:44:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,556
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Gauge pod & gauges

Thanks for the quick response, I have a follow up to that but don't want to get the thread OT so I'll shoot you a PM
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-22-2017, 09:03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,556
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Gauge pod & gauges

I'll be installing that exact gauge/pod setup in a few weeks; what wires did you tap for power and ground?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Mar-20-2017, 09:28:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SA2015 helmets? (Bell)

Yup, was speaking with Bob. Didn't have a single Bell in my size; only thing they had was a Stilo and my buddy grabbed the only XL they had.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Mar-20-2017, 09:09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SA2015 helmets? (Bell)

I don't know the exact cause but I know many manufactures are having issues with the roll out. Not brand unique either; seems to be the same issue for everyone. Was at a store two weeks ago week...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Mar-20-2017, 05:52:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Neck protection question

I think he means when your body starts to apply additional force to the restraint in the event of an impact.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Mar-20-2017, 05:39:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Neck protection question

After seeing the Shr Flex I was very impressed with how small and light it is compared to my HANS adjustable. If i could hit re-set I would have purchased that over the HANS.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-20-2017, 12:34:47 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 77,195
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E46 M3 - S65 Conversion Notes / DIY

Yeah realized after the video that the car from the onetake is GuttenM3's, not OPs
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