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Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-17-2019, 08:19:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E36 M3: Hawk DTC 60 & HP Plus Pads

Price drop on the BNIB set.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-17-2019, 08:15:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 591
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: No hits on my car

Seconded^100. I don't even like dealing with buyers who can't compose a decent sentence.

https://www.grammarly.com/ is your friend.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Oct-15-2019, 02:24:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Springs for KW V3 for track? E36 M3

I recently called KW to order a new strut and asked about rates the struts/shocks could handle if i wanted to change spring. KW advised me that while I could go up a little bit, they wouldn't go too...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Sep-27-2019, 11:55:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: NASA TT3 National Championship Write-up

Congrats!!! An awesome achievement!
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Sep-27-2019, 11:53:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wrapping Rather Than Clipping Sub Belts

I was trying to think about that, was it just the passenger side that had it clipped or both sides?

Also, yes this failure was related to counterfeit products and NOT because he clipped in vs...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-17-2019, 07:06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E36 M3: Hawk DTC 60 & HP Plus Pads

Both used sets of DTC60s are sold.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-11-2019, 10:53:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
E36 M3: Hawk DTC 60 & HP Plus Pads

Selling the 4 sets of Hawk brake pads; two DTC 60 fronts, one DTC 60 rear, and one HP Plus Front. All sets are E36 M3 fitment.

1) BNIB DTC60 Fronts - $180...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Sep-03-2019, 04:24:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,305
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: PFC 08 vs 11 : any real seat time feedback?

Oh I get it, so these aren't a PFC pad. I was under the impression that PFC was releasing something new.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Sep-03-2019, 02:40:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,305
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: PFC 08 vs 11 : any real seat time feedback?

Any additional detail? I assume you are referring to Rob's car as TC podium car?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Aug-27-2019, 12:06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: APEX Forged Wheels

Thank you Duncan, much appreciated. On average though, how long did you run a wheel before it bent?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Aug-26-2019, 01:28:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,408
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Big Brake Kit Reccomendation

What are vented pistons and what do they improve over normal pistons?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Aug-16-2019, 05:11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: APEX Forged Wheels

Please do tell more.

More on topic, for those that have bent a ARC-8, how many hours/miles did you have on it? Are you hard on the curbs? Are the tracks you drive particularly rough? I'm...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Jul-30-2019, 08:44:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,305
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: PFC 08 vs 11 : any real seat time feedback?

IDK man, there is gray area in the rule book but I don't think there is enough in the brakes section to drive a mack truck through. :drums:
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Jul-26-2019, 06:57:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,305
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: PFC 08 vs 11 : any real seat time feedback?

Don't leave us hanging like that.


Personally, I love DTC60's. The initial bite is great and I find them easy to modulate. They do not last that long but free replacement through FCP euro makes...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jul-11-2019, 05:23:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Camber Plate Recommendations

Ahh the classic Vorshlag vs GC conundrum. I went back and forth on this no less than 1,000 times before I decided on GC's. The only reason I ended with GC is because Bimmerworld sells them and the...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-29-2019, 01:58:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: A Selfish Request - Help with win a trip to Petite Le Mans

To hold you over until then, hereís a video from Lime Rock last year. Iíve watched it 1000 times and that sound does not get old!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BlhH8m7BTdj/?igshid=lj4kqlxfz53y

...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-29-2019, 12:34:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: A Selfish Request - Help with win a trip to Petite Le Mans

WINNER WINNER!!! I was officially informed yesterday that I have won the contest and will be attending Petite Le Mans this fall. I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who took the time...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jun-27-2019, 12:15:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Best slick race tire for cheap

If you want to be at the pointy end of the field your only option is Hoosiers. Pirellis aren’t an option for club racing because they are non dot; ditto for contis. BFG R1s are a solid tire. I’ve...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Jun-26-2019, 07:33:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Best slick race tire for cheap

Congrats dude, we inadvertently spoke for a bit on Friday; I was big guy in the Yankee cap hanging out with my friend who brought the silver GT3.


Seconded. Or ask your racing friends for their...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-25-2019, 12:07:59 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 18,894
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

997.1 GT3's are solidly under 100K now with .2's not far behind. I really hope the RS follow suit and get closer to 100k in the next 5 years; doubtful but i can dream.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sun, Jun-16-2019, 08:32:27 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 109,965
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Track Day / HPDE / AutoX video thread!

Brutal ending man; sorry to see that. Looked like you were cooking up until that point though! Was that David in the yellow car? He was out quick!!!
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-14-2019, 05:33:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: A Selfish Request - Help with win a trip to Petite Le Mans

Good choice. I have some sitting in my fridge now.


Thank you to everyone who has helped out thus far. Up ~100 posts since last night; about 40 net to the leader. I am now under 90 posts away...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jun-13-2019, 11:44:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
A Selfish Request - Help with win a trip to Petite Le Mans

Hi Everyone, I have a HUGE favor to ask from the group; my employer is running a social media contest where the employee whose picture gets the most insta likes by June 17th will get a free trip to...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jun-13-2019, 12:16:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Zionsville competition cooling kit and electric fan

Is the shroud easy to remove? Always wondered how it is attached.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-10-2019, 06:10:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wheel Stud Life Span?

Chad Morehead stocks MSI studs.

https://www.moreheadspeedworks.com/product/msi-m12x1-5-coated-wheel-studs/

EDIT - MSI 85.5MM studs plus nuts are a $60 premium to the Bimmerworld Race kit
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sun, Jun-09-2019, 03:59:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wheel Stud Life Span?

My buddy just purchased at GT3 and had a tech go over the centerlocks with him. Something I found interesting is how much the tech stressed that, when applying torque, it should be in one smooth,...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Jun-05-2019, 11:41:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,734
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Best car hauler under 15k

How many miles are on your X5? Interested in hear how maintenance on the diesel has been. Any major or unexpected issues?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-03-2019, 12:34:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wtb this racing suit

In my experience, most suits are pretty logo light until you start sewing patches on. Suits can range from $300 to over $2,000. Different materials and features heavily influence the price. You owe...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sun, May-19-2019, 05:43:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,734
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Best car hauler under 15k

Unfortunately, BMW has no intention of offering the diesel in the US going forward.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Apr-30-2019, 08:30:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,734
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Best car hauler under 15k

As the kids say, #goals
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Apr-30-2019, 01:19:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Differentials

Great article, enjoyed reading that!

Can anyone comment how how the car feels with 30/90 vs. 35/60 ramps? How much of a difference does 5* make on acceleration? How significant do the...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Apr-23-2019, 12:46:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,734
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Best car hauler under 15k

Game changer right here... Never thought about trying a commercial rental.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Apr-04-2019, 05:01:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,408
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Big Brake Kit Reccomendation

Sorry not following. Per Rally Road: "There is only one rotor option for this bracket, the E46 M3 CSL 345mm fronts. This requires 5.5mm to be machined from the mounting boss of the caliper." Where...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Apr-04-2019, 03:44:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,408
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Big Brake Kit Reccomendation

To answer the question you had about brackets in the linked thread.

Front Braket
https://rallyroad.net/collections/e46brakes/products/e46m3frontbbkadapterbrackets

Rear Bracket...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-03-2019, 05:20:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,408
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Big Brake Kit Reccomendation

Caliper is still street oriented vs race oriented. A well designed four piston caliber (PFC for example) will out perform and save weight vs a six piston designed for a street car. Drilled rotors are...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-03-2019, 04:27:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,408
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Big Brake Kit Reccomendation

You could reach out to Lee for options. He mostly offers Willwood products. I don't see anything listed for the e46 fronts but that doesn't mean he doesn't make anything. Prices are in CAD and...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-03-2019, 12:32:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Does anyone adhere to slick heat cycling?

I was at a Bridgestone sponsored CCA event at WGI two years ago and someone asked the tire engineer if this service was worth it. He said it was just a waste of money as the process does not put...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Mar-20-2019, 07:38:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Front Splitter

I was about to ask about this. Is that generally what people run?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Mar-20-2019, 12:27:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: S65 Swap for a Track/Race Car

Ditto.

Here is the Epic harness:
https://www.bimmerworld.com/Epic-Motorsports-Mk60-Standalone-ABS.html


Here is another supplier I've heard good things about one:...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Mar-18-2019, 06:16:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: S65 Swap for a Track/Race Car

ABS - Why are you trying to integrate vs running standalone? Retaining the MK60 and running it standalone seems to be the best option since it wont interfere with rest of the swap.

Of the three to...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Feb-23-2019, 05:19:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Open Trailers

As a compromise to the full-size truck vs mid-size SUV debate, I was strongly considering the new Ranger; 7,500 lbs of towing, extra wheelbase vs say a Jeep GC but not as much as a hassle to...
Forum: Northeast Sat, Feb-23-2019, 01:24:09 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 158,874
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Looking For A Shop In The Northeast Look Here.....

Where the hell did they quote you $140 for a thermostat?!? Even a genuine BMW one is only $100.

Three places that come to mind are

OffCamber Autosport in Rockaway NJ
Guten Parts in Maplewood,...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Jan-25-2019, 12:33:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: The Corner Weight Thread

Sorry, I agree that my response was worded poorly, but ignoring adding or removing physical weight, how do you adjust corner weights other than by adjusting ride height?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jan-24-2019, 03:05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: The Corner Weight Thread

Here is my corner balance from 2017. Includes half a tank and 250 lbs for the driver. Full interior ex-rear seats, + seats, harnesses and rear bar. Did not touch it last year. Ripping out every and...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jan-14-2019, 08:04:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,679
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Lightest battery, and bracket combo for our cars

Saw these cage style battery mounts today at Stable Energies, a good option if you're not handy and/or lazy. Could work well for other brands, just need to co-reference size vs the Braille batteries....
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Jan-02-2019, 01:59:48 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

I run Palmer 2-3 weekends a year and, IMO, I don't feel like it's improved significantly. Perfect example, I was there in August and we were running the track clockwise (backwards). I was coming up...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Jan-01-2019, 11:44:23 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

For me it's all about the flagging; I can deal with the lack of runoff, the jagged rock walls, and the meh tire walls. But the flagging sucks, full stop. Flaggers are frequently not paying attention,...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Dec-28-2018, 02:41:45 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Seconded... Love Palmer as an HPDE track, especially clockwise, but less than thrilled about it as CRS... Although they do have actual bathrooms now...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Dec-28-2018, 11:32:54 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Here is a spreadsheet I've started to put together of CCA, NASA and AER events; mostly focused on Northeast tracks. I'll update it again in a month or so as various CCA groups start to release their...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Dec-22-2018, 03:47:31 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Only thing definitive at this point me for.
https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/calabogie-downpayment-trillium-bmw-cca-motorsports-park-095542

Trying to have the car ready for the VIR CRS in...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Nov-17-2018, 05:30:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,127
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Calling all Virginia International Raceway (VIR) trackers

Thanks!


Thanks! Funny enough, Bimmerworld recommended the same place. Will be reaching out after the holiday.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Nov-09-2018, 03:20:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,679
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Lightest battery, and bracket combo for our cars

How do you guys figure out how much CCA, CA, AH, etc you need? I am going full race car so power need is much smaller but still unsure how to determine. Is 240cca enough?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Nov-05-2018, 03:03:30 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,127
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Calling all Virginia International Raceway (VIR) trackers

Hey guys, can anyone recommend a person or shop that rents out track cars in the area? Would prefer an E36 if possible.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Oct-26-2018, 05:17:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,515
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: AP Racing BBK from VAC

He might already have one designed... A few years ago I was speaking to him about why the Wilwoods over the AP's; he mention that if i was dead set on AP's he has brackets for the E36 even though...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Oct-04-2018, 03:14:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Racing Schools

Semi-on topic - Bondurant just filed chapter 11 :(

http://www.thedrive.com/news/24023/world-famous-bondurant-racing-school-files-for-bankruptcy
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Oct-02-2018, 07:15:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Racing Schools

I would highly recommend the BMW CCA race school for anyone who is interested in something more than a typical DE experience. Even if you have no interest in going racing one day, it's a very...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Sep-25-2018, 05:02:42 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 109,965
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Track Day / HPDE / AutoX video thread!

Seconded... One of the things I LOVE and greatly appreciate at pro level tracks, safety crew and flaggers are a cut above.


weather looks a bit better than last time too...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-19-2018, 09:30:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Scam Alert - E30 m3

cars for sale again... https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1988-bmw-m3-58/
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Sep-19-2018, 09:30:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,988
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 1988 e30 bmw m3 - scam!

cars for sale again... https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1988-bmw-m3-58/

was sold at Barrett for 38.5 by shady dealer.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Aug-22-2018, 02:55:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Thinning E36 Harness

Does anyone have/know of any thorough documentation with regards to thinning all of the wiring from the E36? M3 specifically but I don't believe the harness is significantly different from the other...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Aug-21-2018, 05:35:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,353
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Order of operations for DE car upgrades

Second the RTAB's as possible cause of the looseness, even if they are newish, you can still get decent amount deflection. I really like these as an upgrade:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 08:45:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,507
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Now this is crazy....90.5K

100% scammer. I was able to get the guy on the phone a few times in early spring... You would have to text him first and he would call the next day... if i you tried to call that same number later it...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Aug-17-2018, 05:42:14 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Aug-09-2018, 02:46:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: High speed aero

You stay tight to the wall to increase the radius of the next corner. I wouldn't run back to the wall as fast as possible so you aren't scrubbing excess speed but you can gradually track your way...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Aug-08-2018, 03:26:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: High speed aero

Are these speed between T12 and T1 or T7 & T10? Having never driven the track I can't provide the best input but my first response is to determine where you get on throttle earlier and/or stay on...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jul-30-2018, 07:55:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,608
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: 2400 lbs possible for an E46? (weight reduction)

BMW CCA Prepared rules require it to be 6 mm or 0.23622 inch thick.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Jul-20-2018, 02:08:16 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Registration for White Mountain/Boston's event at Club Motorsports is open. It's a haul and in the middle of no where but I really really love this track.
...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Jun-08-2018, 02:23:24 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Rolled in at 6am, way more cars here already than I anticipated. Was not able to save any spots... Set up next to two large totters, under the white pop up. Anyone here feel free to come hang out and...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jun-07-2018, 08:34:21 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Ill be there bright and early Friday... will try and block some spots off.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Jun-07-2018, 01:55:45 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

:thumbsup2:headed up tonight, will be driving tomorrow but might need to work a bit in the morning as my boss doesn't understand the idea of vacation. Garage has wifi, correct? Any good? Same...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, May-22-2018, 01:31:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: What helmet do you recommend/like?

I was amazed at how many carbon helmets the stilo composite was lighter than.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, May-03-2018, 11:56:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wheel Stud Life Span?

I discovered mine in the pits. Instructor two weeks earlier was not so lucky. Sheared all 5 on track. Thankfully it didnt result is a serious off.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Apr-30-2018, 11:30:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Wheel Stud Life Span?

Installed them March of last year. I drive on a separate set of wheels so I pulled them at every event.

The stud that broke was a "normal" stud vs the "race" stud Little Speed Shop installed....
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Apr-30-2018, 09:29:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Wheel Stud Life Span?

What kind of life span are you guys typically getting from your wheel studs? I broke a stud this weekend and had to have it drilled out of the hub; thankfully it broke in the paddock. Didn't risk the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-25-2018, 10:00:17 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 35,174
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: M2 Competition

CLS version was reportedly axed. Was very disappointing to hear that and hope it is incorrect.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-25-2018, 02:40:29 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Won't mind the rain as long as Sunday is bright and sunny! Always amazed how many people skip out on rain sessions. Excellent opportunity to learn.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-25-2018, 01:35:04 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Leaving from queens around 10am. Prolly take an hour to get over the GW with traffic.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Apr-24-2018, 08:07:48 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Hope this report is incorrect! https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/ny/watkins-glen?cm_ven=localwx_10day

Anyone going to be there for the Beers on the Esses happy hour thing? Also, friend and...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-21-2018, 01:12:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 738
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Cookware recommendations

Thanks! I understand what you were saying about the copper being incorporated into the whole pan vs just the bottom but, asked differently, is the all clad copper core stuff I can buy at William...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 08:31:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 738
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Cookware recommendations

Thoughts on the All Clad copper core? Worth the extra $$?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Apr-20-2018, 03:34:37 PM
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Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Do you care about the kind of car? I can share data from an e92 or e36 m3 from WGI although the e36 times are a bit slow.

Also, to this point would anyone have interest in contributing to a...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Apr-20-2018, 02:52:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Right seat instructing - would you do it?

This a conflicting question for me. I've reached the level where people have started to ask if i would ever considering taking ITS but my overwhelming feeling right now is, no, I am not interested in...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Wed, Apr-04-2018, 08:51:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: What helmet do you recommend/like?

I would highly recommend going to a physical store and trying on several different ones. As mentioned not all helmets work for all head shapes. If you do not have a store close by, you can buy a few...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-04-2018, 08:43:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Euro Oil Cooler Install?

I did, was included with the BW oil distribution block.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 01:41:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Euro Oil Cooler Install?

Thanks for the pictures, could not find any myself. Shrouds are gone so that shouldn't be an issue, but planning to trim the alternator duct after the install.


I did also purchase #6. So #6...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 10:54:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,223
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 09:17:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,223
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SuperSprint Euro exhaust system install grief

Yeah pickup up all the gaskets a few weeks ago from Turner. Was not familiar with that last point however. What do you mean move? Is it self explanatory when you install?
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Apr-02-2018, 09:01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,195
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: E36 M3 Blown TcKline DA Coilovers

Are the camber plates available as well?
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Apr-02-2018, 08:52:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: AIM Solo DL2 Group Buy

1. Volke
2. mrgizmo04
3. Kwakjoe
4. SQ13
5. SamGrant951
6. Move_Over
7. BlackHawkRacing (DL & SmartyCAM)

I'm in for the above. A friend is interested pending discount.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 08:26:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Euro Oil Cooler Install?

Planning to install a euro oil oil cooler set up this up coming weekend. Installing the housing and the cooler itself to the radiator (z3M) seems pretty straight forward however, I am unsure how to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 02:21:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,223
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SuperSprint Euro exhaust system install grief

You know they have this joke that you never buy a Ferrari with a September production month. The factory is closed in August for holiday and when the employees return, they are bit rusty for the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-01-2018, 08:11:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,223
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SuperSprint Euro exhaust system install grief

Thatís my plan if I run into issues; cut it off and have it rewelded.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-01-2018, 07:33:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,223
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SuperSprint Euro exhaust system install grief

Did you mock up the exhaust on a bench before you installed it? I just did mine and flanges on both headers sit on a flat plane when bolted to the mid pipe. Realize alignments change when things are...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-01-2018, 01:24:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,223
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: SuperSprint Euro exhaust system install grief

Exactly the thread I did not want to find. Know you mentioned the header mid-pipe issue in my other thread but a muffler issue too? :mad::banghead:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-04-2018, 05:56:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Fixing 304 SS Mid-Pipe?

Thanks!


How significantly did you have to drill them?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 12:07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Fixing 304 SS Mid-Pipe?

Unfortunately, in lieu of a replacement, I opted to have them knock an additional 30% off the price. In retrospect, I should have just asked for a replacement but I was moving at the time and didn't...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-01-2018, 09:50:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Fixing 304 SS Mid-Pipe?

I recently purchased a full SS-Race exhaust from a group buy. Unfortunately in shipping the end of the mid-pipe took a pretty good wack and is 1/1.5cm out of round. I'd like to fix it before I put it...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Thu, Feb-22-2018, 07:55:54 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Yeah, I legit have been salivating at this since they announced it. Can't come soon enough! Are you running as well?

Will also be at the April WGI event with a few friends. Feel free to say hello...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, Feb-20-2018, 01:52:41 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 151,463
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Any Northeast Trackers?

Almost March, atypically warm today and hopefully it stays that way. Everyone have plans starting to take shape? Signed up for 6 events already but most excited about Comp school in June at WGI,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-14-2018, 02:12:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,952
Posted By BlackHawkRacing
Re: Prices are up

Car was posted in NYC area recently. Guy was very sketchy talking with him on the phone. Story wasn’t straight about the cars history and other basic items. Never got out to actually see it. Supposed...
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