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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-20-2008, 12:55:57 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
+1 Lanikea, thnx sorry to those who...

+1

Lanikea, thnx

sorry to those who deserve the respect...the rest, well, stay just the way that you are, I'm sure it'll all work out :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 06:52:00 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
you must not be 'in tune', not driving 'right',...

you must not be 'in tune', not driving 'right', old and insensitive :laughhard:
the tires are so close, it's impossible to tell...join the club :D

side note: I got demodded for 3 day banning a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:59:41 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
yes...it's the footnotes in every R&T at the...

yes...it's the footnotes in every R&T at the bottom of the road test summary

it's called significant differences...

the amount of difference that is meaningful in the test...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:36:46 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
gradually, as in different cars at different...

gradually, as in different cars at different times...same car/different tires...
the derivative of acceleration is defined as 'jerk' or impulse, etc.
1st of position is velocity
2nd of position is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:23:58 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
size limitations and the generals may be the...

size limitations

and the generals may be the cheapest...

branding prevents it...I bet, stamp the general with PS2 and double+ the price and you guys would be :drool:

:laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:19:39 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
nice insult...way to go... 0 to 5 mph, yes...

nice insult...way to go...

0 to 5 mph, yes you could feel it...

90 to 95 mph? no freakin' way...

quit talking smack to others you don't agree with

have I called all you guys who are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:15:59 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
g forces are independent of source...does not...

g forces are independent of source...does not matter if it's a roller coaster or jet...

so a 0.05 change gradually applied, can't be felt...

when you start talking about different cars, it does...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:11:24 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
that's not what it says...that's what is...

that's not what it says...that's what is considered a notable performance difference, iirc

so in other words, 2 cars that pull within 0.02 g, by their testing, should be considered equal...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 05:05:27 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
it is not marked as an a/s tire... it's...

it is not marked as an a/s tire...

it's stamped M + S...

go look at one, see if you see the words 'all season'

then look at say a Pilot Sport A/S, A/S is in the designation...

go to tire...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:58:56 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
The ultra-high performance you need in all season...

The ultra-high performance you need in all season conditions.

it's not marked, nor rated as an all-season tire...
although it has a M + S designation...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:55:29 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
:laughhard: it does have a M + S rating, but...

:laughhard:

it does have a M + S rating, but is not classified as an all season...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:51:29 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
so you agree 0.05 can't be felt when it comes to...

so you agree 0.05 can't be felt when it comes to comparing tires on the same car?

and I've said over and over...

'feel'
turn in
roll over
slip angle
linear and lateral traction/friction
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:45:44 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
you missed the whole point of the article I...

you missed the whole point of the article I posted...no it's not...

one is a step, discrete or impulse, the other analogue or continuous...

now...if the car was pulling 0.95, and 'slipped' and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:42:47 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I feel sorry for you that you are...

I feel sorry for you that you are 'intellectually' impaired and can't grasp the concepts I broke down into such elementary terms...nothing personal

and I hope I never become like you...nazis???
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:39:20 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
so now I'm a nazi???? didn't you get banned...

so now I'm a nazi????

didn't you get banned for that before?

that shyte doesn't fly here

you need to get your head screwed on straight... nazi BS???? really, that's the best you've got???
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:35:48 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
wrong... I said 0 to 0.05 could be felt (did...

wrong...

I said 0 to 0.05 could be felt (did not say that was the lower limit)
but that 0.90 to 0.95 could not...

imagine I start pushing you with my finger, very soft, and very gradually,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:33:10 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
try being one then...the 'proof' was bogus, as I...

try being one then...the 'proof' was bogus, as I and others have stated...
so accept that you are wrong...correct?

I refuted his answer...but did not call him a 'tool' and then insult him with BS...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:28:51 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I find it surprising...no one read the article......

I find it surprising...no one read the article...
but they were using it as vindication...

amazing, has absolutely no relationship to the discussion
detecting 0.05 g in 2 different cars at...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By ArtM3
to all guys with the new e9x series M3 I...

to all guys with the new e9x series M3


I hate you
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:07:34 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I do want to try Vredersteins... oem sizes, 19,...

I do want to try Vredersteins...
oem sizes, 19, ~720 or so...
the few euro reviews I've read rated them highly...

but what the heck do I know, I'm so 'insensitive' when I go bareback it feels...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:05:40 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
now, after all this: I don't think 'lesser' of...

now, after all this:
I don't think 'lesser' of someone who chooses the PS2's, good for them, good tire...

but why make inferences about those who DON'T or have other priorities for their...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 04:00:17 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
my car feels rock solid on high speed sweepers,...

my car feels rock solid on high speed sweepers, 80 not 150 :laughhard:

but more importantly, my passengers never seem to sweat it, no drama

tires, like cars, have gotten closer to perfection...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:53:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By ArtM3
I like that movie :D

I like that movie :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:49:02 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
that's a very astute statement... this is...

that's a very astute statement...

this is where 'feel' enters into it...people get acustomed to something, change is what they notice...
they know the mechanics of their system

full tilt...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:40:43 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
:thumbsup2: the differences we are discussing...

:thumbsup2: the differences we are discussing are minute...and not discernable by 'ear'

imagine, 300' radii pad
blindfold, earmuffs...
accel from 63 to 65 over 5 minutes...do you think you will...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:20:15 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I think you're going away for a while also... ...

I think you're going away for a while also...

'be a man' ?

you sound insecure with your masculinity...

just how do you define a man? it sounds warped
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:18:50 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
bingo :agree:

bingo :agree:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:17:46 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
http://books.google.com/books?id=34xRCE516ggC&pg=P...

http://books.google.com/books?id=34xRCE516ggC&pg=PA457&lpg=PA457&dq=ability+to+detect+change+in+g+forces+humans&source=web&ots=dKvchWdUU6&sig=Sk04EHq4HMfznDg10-M0N0iwnT8&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resn...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 03:04:22 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
read the article...I did they were on a...

read the article...I did

they were on a stationary table which 'slid'...they were testing fall/slip reaction...NOT a change is g from say 0.9 to 0.95...

but from 0 to various thresholds...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 02:56:24 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
you are misquoting the article, and at the same...

you are misquoting the article, and at the same time attacking me...
who's the tool?

that is from a static position, as I stated...going from 0 to 0.05 is detectable...from 0.90 to 0.95, not
so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 02:55:14 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I replaced the shocks with oem at about 90k...

I replaced the shocks with oem at about 90k miles...
got a set with 300 miles off someone who 'upgraded' with coil overs...
I had the old ones 50k miles, 25k Eibach tested on a shock dyno...
they...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 01:09:22 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,528
Posted By ArtM3
file charges... make them lie in court...

file charges...

make them lie in court...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 01:05:36 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
or THINK they can...placebo or perhaps wishful...

or THINK they can...placebo or perhaps wishful think, over-estimation of ones abilities, justification of cost, whatever...

but in a blind test, no way...they would not be able to differentiate...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-19-2008, 12:42:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By ArtM3
:rofl2:

:rofl2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2008, 12:29:21 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I don't know how many ways I can say it: $$$ is...

I don't know how many ways I can say it:
$$$ is not subjective
noise, depending on level, is easily quantifiable

g forces on the order of magnitude of 0.05 g :laughhard:

I have not been...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:48:18 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
in the tire rack poll the PE2 (tied for 2) and...

in the tire rack poll the PE2 (tied for 2) and UHP(4) were almost dead even...
it was higher than:
RE050
T/A KDW2
F1 GS-D3
Zri
Advan Sport
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:40:52 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
as I stated, yes, you can feel the difference...

as I stated, yes, you can feel the difference between 0 and 0.05... 0 mph to 15 mph
but NOT 0.90 and 0.95... 63.6 mph to 65.4 mph

and 0-0.05, still might be iffy, the movement (inner ear) might...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:34:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,745
Posted By ArtM3
do the math! evenly matched, less than 1/2...

do the math!

evenly matched, less than 1/2 the price...

does this car have a usable back seat?
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:30:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,189
Posted By ArtM3
please don't hold back, tell us how you really...

please don't hold back, tell us how you really feel :D

I'm wating for the first M3 vs GTR drag with production cars...
closer than most will think ;) especially from a roll
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:29:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,189
Posted By ArtM3
:laughhard:

:laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:06:58 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
no one can tell the differences you contend they...

no one can tell the differences you contend they can, 0.05 g force or less...that's plain silly...

but noise (ears are sensitive with prolonged exposure), wear, reading the odometer is easy, price...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:01:55 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I do, in a 55 zone... that's not...

I do, in a 55 zone...

that's not condenscending, more like sarcastic :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 07:51:26 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
ouch, that's gonna hurt the anti UHP crowd... ...

ouch, that's gonna hurt the anti UHP crowd...

we drive 65, you drive 120+
hmmmmmm......

:0 you mean you don't fly off the road and live to tell about it!!!????
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 07:50:02 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I said they can't tell 0.05 g's...or the minute...

I said they can't tell 0.05 g's...or the minute differences...
but they can tell noise, cost, longevity, safeness/stability in the wet...

concensus...one person really doesn't matter, it's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 06:21:20 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
self :owned: being 'right' seems to be very...

self :owned: being 'right' seems to be very elusive for you

because there are more factors to a tires functionality that ultimate performance, which can't be felt and barely measured...
except...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 04:56:32 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
it's for all intents and purposes what is...

it's for all intents and purposes

what is being 'argued' is that for the intended purpose, ie, street driving, the difference between the UHP and PS2 are negligible and irrelevant...

in fact,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 03:12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,041
Posted By ArtM3
but how? :D reprogram the ecu or standalone...

but how? :D

reprogram the ecu or standalone electronics?

pleeeez
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 03:00:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,041
Posted By ArtM3
looks good...how did you do it? I always...

looks good...how did you do it?

I always thought a cool sw mod would be a flashing yellow at ~8000, like a shift light
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-18-2008, 02:31:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,013
Posted By ArtM3
any book store

any book store
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-18-2008, 02:28:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By ArtM3
http://www.misfittoys.net/movies/christmasstory/co...

http://www.misfittoys.net/movies/christmasstory/cowboy.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 02:22:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,627
Posted By ArtM3
nice work, looks really good

nice work, looks really good
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 02:13:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,745
Posted By ArtM3
Ring M3 8:05 PSC's CLK63 BS 8:05 PSC's same...

Ring
M3 8:05 PSC's
CLK63 BS 8:05 PSC's
same driver

8:05 --- 152.91 km/h -- BMW M3, 420 PS/1608 kg (sport auto 12/07) www.supercars.net/PitLane?viewThread=y&gID=0&fID=2&tID=145617
8:05 ---...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 05:15:28 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
my guess the 0.02 is a noticable quantifiable...

my guess the 0.02 is a noticable quantifiable difference...
ie, above the error of measurement, not what can be felt...

I would guess maybe a 1/4 of a g...but it's relative
a fighter pilot could...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 05:08:19 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I also find this very suspect...as if there is a...

I also find this very suspect...as if there is a hidden agenda or connection to other members in this thread...

either way, does not matter...he's entitled to 'spout off', just like the rest of us...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 05:00:13 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
re bolded above: see above for the answer I...

re bolded above: see above for the answer

I contend it is physically impossible to feel 0.05 g of force difference, ~0.035 psi
USAF studies would seem to confirm my 'feelings'

in fact from...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:55:56 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
how much force does it take to suck up 2.7" in a...

how much force does it take to suck up 2.7" in a straw?
not much :D

that's the extra pressure/force the 0.17 g exerts on your body

physics is fun :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:45:39 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
:laughhard: the 'power of suggestion'

:laughhard:

the 'power of suggestion'
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:44:11 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I'm not saying it, Issac Newton is... those...

I'm not saying it, Issac Newton is...

those numbers I posted are accurate...1" of wc, that's nothing

200 lb man in an Enzo F ~ 206 lbs
hyndai ~ 178 lbs

again, assume 2 ft sq and this time...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:22:32 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
not accurate... it would be easier to feel...

not accurate...

it would be easier to feel the difference between 0 and 0.05
than 0.9 and 0.95, for obvious reasons...

but force is force, and the change is the same...
does not matter what...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:14:59 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
not true, centrifugal force is not easy to...

not true, centrifugal force is not easy to discern minute differences...
and generally <10% is considered order of magnitude

if you are travelling 60 along a radius it breaks into 2 components......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:04:16 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I don't take $$$ from starngers :D there is...

I don't take $$$ from starngers :D

there is nothing to concede, my position is I beleive you can't feel the difference...others beleive I'm wrong, that's OK...

1/2 the decisions we make in life...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 03:01:24 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I'm anal about everything...an engineer is a...

I'm anal about everything...an engineer is a professional skeptic :laughhard:

but in 1 mil miles, I could not notice substantial differences between tires of ~ the same quality, the same size,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:54:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,787
Posted By ArtM3
more or less used to be closer to 40k

more or less
used to be closer to 40k
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:47:11 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
a stock M3 on PS is 0.91...but it depends on many...

a stock M3 on PS is 0.91...but it depends on many factors...

and no, blindfolded you could NOT feel the difference...maybe body roll, but that's not really a function of the tires...
so, 0.91 to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:43:46 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I disagree, the tires feel good, and do inspire...

I disagree, the tires feel good, and do inspire confidence...
very forgiving, no sudden break-away...

now, some will suffer the 'placebo' effect, and it will make them worry becuase the tires do...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:37:27 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
to GJGM3 also ever hear of Sensei...

to GJGM3 also

ever hear of Sensei Yaguchi...iirc teaches in NJ now

the JKA bible is a book written by Nakayama, called Dynamic Karate

Yaguchi's in it, but every pic he's in he's getting...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:30:52 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I have more fun miles, than most, maybe...

I have more fun miles, than most, maybe 150,000???
1 mil+ total?
and take every excuse I can find to do one...
had a meeting tonight, ~20 miles each way, back roads...lots of turrns/elevation...
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:26:49 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
let's say we have a 300' radius corner... let's...

let's say we have a 300' radius corner...
let's say tire 1 pulls 0.95g and tire 2 0.90
what is the cornering speed of each car?

tire 1 ~ 65.3 mph
tire 2 ~ 63.6 mph

and there is no way the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:12:12 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
pretty sure the PS2's are rated for summer use...

pretty sure the PS2's are rated for summer use only...

the UHP will vastly outperform them at <50 F no question
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-17-2008, 02:11:07 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
the UHP's outrank RE070, RE010, RE750 Conti...

the UHP's outrank
RE070, RE010, RE750
Conti sportcontact
Sumitomo HTZII
Dunlop 8090

and 40 others...

if you think you can feel the delta between 0.90 and 0.95 g, you're kidding...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 11:16:55 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
again, who says it makes sense to speed 10k on...

again, who says it makes sense to speed 10k on suspension mods?
for a street car?

is there a return on that investment?

to each there own...but all of that seems silly for street use, imho......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 11:14:17 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
and the M3 is the civic of hipo cars...what's...

and the M3 is the civic of hipo cars...what's your point?

my PS on my e36 were horrid tires, the contis were better...
but they were never 'intolerable' or unsafe...especially for public road use
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 11:10:36 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By ArtM3
she's getting 6 years right?

she's getting 6 years right?
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 11:08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By ArtM3
:laughhard: TrAVEL

:laughhard:

TrAVEL
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 11:04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By ArtM3
I calculated it from gearing, slip, etc. 190...

I calculated it from gearing, slip, etc.

190 is pretty close...

190 ~ 306, so error is 20/306 ~ 6.5% high
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 11:01:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,274
Posted By ArtM3
:laughhard: damn, that's good

:laughhard:

damn, that's good
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 10:52:22 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
Marketing... and BMW pays less for PS2's...

Marketing...

and BMW pays less for PS2's than we pay for UHP's...
I bet the price BMW would pay for either is much closer

not to mention Michelin giving them a good deal for all the repeat...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 10:50:44 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
the e46 M3 on the oem PS's pulled ~0.91 according...

the e46 M3 on the oem PS's pulled ~0.91 according to Auto Motor und Sport...

the UHP's will easily pull above 0.85...

the UHP's pulled a 0.92 on a 2003 BMW 330Ci Coupe, and a 0.78 in the wet...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 10:40:07 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
when he was younger he got injured badly in a...

when he was younger he got injured badly in a skiing accident (he was coach of the TU ski team) they said he would never walk...he was training in 6 weeks... a wifes tale: a nurse who saw him from...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 10:38:14 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
0.93 vs 0.97 is <5%, and my guess it's not even...

0.93 vs 0.97 is <5%, and my guess it's not even that great a difference

5% is 5%, no more, no less...
and there is no way that you can safely exceed 0.90 on public roads...
bad radii, surface...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 10:31:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,274
Posted By ArtM3
yes, first and foremost protect yourself....live...

yes, first and foremost protect yourself....live another day...

no...since he never sees it coming, he should be cautious with everyone...
and that's a healthy mindset for a cop...

no they...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:56:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By ArtM3
base on the tach reading that's ~190 mph or so ...

base on the tach reading that's ~190 mph or so

fast in anybodys book :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:52:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,224
Posted By ArtM3
are you talking about the OBC or calculated per...

are you talking about the OBC or calculated per tank?

reset the OBC
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:51:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,787
Posted By ArtM3
3 oil changes $65 each air/cabin filters $60 ...

3 oil changes $65 each
air/cabin filters $60
diff/tranny every other year ~$50/yr
valve, dyi, parts $100 max, as req every 25k miles
tires ~1 set/year
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:48:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,224
Posted By ArtM3
yes, that is possible...on the moon, ie, less...

yes, that is possible...on the moon, ie, less gravity and air resistance :D

oh, but wait, no air to run the engine :(
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:46:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By ArtM3
all you need is a die, then clean up the end... ...

all you need is a die, then clean up the end...

but the bolts are usually hader than the threads, so they may be bunged up too, then you need a tap...if that doesn't work, heli-coil
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:44:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By ArtM3
do this ^^^^ it's a bolt HEX BOLT M10 ...

do this ^^^^

it's a bolt HEX BOLT M10

the threads are bunged up, just need chased (cleaned up), if not heli-coil
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:42:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,224
Posted By ArtM3
overall, 22 or so...with much mashing... hw...

overall, 22 or so...with much mashing...

hw cruise ~73 or so, 27...

can't complain
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:37:51 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
btw: Vredestein oem sizes 19...

btw:
Vredestein oem sizes 19 http://www.performanceplustire.com/products/tires/searchType/searchByBrand/manufacturerID/129/productID_/3678#prodAnchor
all 4 $716 (excludes shipping?)

18's $612
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 09:28:57 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
not according to the numbers.... it's not even...

not according to the numbers....
it's not even 5%
if an M3 with PS2 can pull 0.97 or so, the UHP's are good for >0.93 easy...
like anyone should be pulling g's ~ the limit of adhesion on public...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 08:58:29 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I never said you had a simple mind...it was a...

I never said you had a simple mind...it was a generalization of a statement made by Einstein...

PS2 ~ UHP within 5% absolute performance

accord ~ not M3, much more than 5% difference...

I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 08:52:15 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I've met those 2, in fact was tested for Nidan by...

I've met those 2, in fact was tested for Nidan by
Nakayama
Nishiyama
Golden

many moons ago...
there were 2 big JKA hubs in the US
Philly Okazaki
LA Nishiyama
started in the early 60's or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 08:23:51 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
:laughhard: ;) nice I had the priviledge...

:laughhard: ;) nice

I had the priviledge of traing with sensei Greer Golden (google it) in Alaska for 3 years also.... Master Nakayama 中山正敏 spent time with us...summer camps...good times

oh...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 04:07:00 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I had a draft card, the last class to get...

I had a draft card, the last class to get one...watched the ping-pong ball lottery with much anticipation

Shotokan, JKA...trained with Nakayama and Okazaki...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 04:02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By ArtM3
mine broke, I made a bushing go to Lowes,...

mine broke, I made a bushing

go to Lowes, look around for a rubber bumper with bushing, or a bushing and buy a bolt/nut
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 03:59:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,691
Posted By ArtM3
I'd freakin' walk!!!! :D

I'd freakin' walk!!!!


:D
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 03:57:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,274
Posted By ArtM3
tell that to the guy in the video I posted...that...

tell that to the guy in the video I posted...that cop wasn't getting shot in the face, UNTIL HE WAS SHOT IN THE FACE...

you never see it coming, or you'ld avoid it...murphy's law...

a loud...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-16-2008, 03:49:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,205
Posted By ArtM3
swim with the current or sink... their time...

swim with the current or sink...

their time is past...they did not adapt, they saw this coming in 1973, and could have learned from the europeans since the end of WWII...

to bail them out is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 03:19:45 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
generals are made in europe by conti

generals are made in europe by conti
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-16-2008, 03:02:56 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 40,213
Posted By ArtM3
I hide my age well...as can be seen by my...

I hide my age well...as can be seen by my childish banter :laughhard:
that and 35 years of karate training....and a hot wife :D
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