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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-02-2017, 12:27:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,778
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Anyone one on here fish?

Couple pics from the fall activity I've had so far:

Labor Day weekend: spent 4 days up in and around Mammoth. Hiked up into Yosemite and spent way too long looking for fish but finally on the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-01-2017, 06:43:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,412
Posted By Arkaid
Re: What's Up M3F - VTECyo Edition

Thanks guys, really appreciate it.



Actually believe it or not, it is. The F50 / Lotus setup I've got runs fully floating rotors, so the hat and the rotor disc itself are two separate pieces....
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-01-2017, 06:22:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,209
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Pick One Car Under $30k to Daily Drive for the Next 10+ Years

Surprised this one didn't come up more, assuming it's not your only car and you have a second one to have fun in, the 100 is the only car I could see myself owning for 10+years and not getting bored...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-30-2017, 04:30:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,412
Posted By Arkaid
Re: What's Up M3F - VTECyo Edition

It's been forever since I updated this (and I still don't even have a build thread on Prime :lolhit:) but the car has gone through a ton of changes in the first year, almost all mechanical. The two...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-30-2017, 04:15:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,687
Posted By Arkaid
Re: SoCal - Ultimate Partout OE CSL and OE+ Parts

Woah, does that say $6k for the whole OEM CSL airbox setup? That's an awesome deal.

This thread is insane, there are so many parts in here I would love to have...but in particular, if the dixis...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Oct-22-2017, 06:44:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,526
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 2005 Jet Black / Black M3 Coupe: 62k Miles, 6MT, Volk/Supersprint/OEM CSL/TCK, So

Thanks all! Appreciate the compliments and interest so far.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Fri, Oct-13-2017, 04:41:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,811
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Volk TE37 Saga - Bronze

Either should work. Can't speak specifically to the +20, I would think it's fine but I know with rolled fenders you can fit the 10.5 +22 rear with a 275/35/18 tire with no issues. I ran a TE37SL...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Oct-10-2017, 06:53:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,526
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 2005 Jet Black / Black M3 Coupe: 62k Miles, 6MT, Volk/Supersprint/OEM CSL/TCK, So

Thanks guys, I really appreciate it. I love this car dearly and tried to find only the best quality mods that i could over the years. I'm a big proponent of buying once, buying right.






...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Oct-10-2017, 08:56:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,526
Posted By Arkaid
2005 Jet Black / Black M3 Coupe: 62k Miles, 6MT, Volk/Supersprint/OEM CSL/TCK, SoCal

Hi guys – it’s been a while since I’ve been active here, but I’ve kept the E46 all these years. Unfortunately given some recent family circumstances (TLDR; my parents’ house burned down a few weeks...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-23-2017, 07:05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Exotics @ Piazza GT - 5-21-2017

Dang... was going to go out to this but was out of town. Hopefully next time, looked like a good turnout.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-23-2017, 06:58:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,577
Posted By Arkaid
Re: What do you guys and gals have as fun daily drivers?

B8.5 S4 DSG currently for me. The car enthusiast's Camry - does a lot of things pretty good, nothing great. Had a Mazdaspeed3 prior which I enjoyed much more. Thinking of selling and going with a...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Apr-28-2017, 08:51:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,002
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Rich's Journal | E46 M3 Coupe 6MT | ALPINWEISS / IMOLAROT

Sounds good! Will do. Yeah, I've still got it, after that I decided it was pointless to try to sell since I would never be able to do it lol. Ended up bringing it out to CA with me about a year ago -...
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Apr-26-2017, 07:48:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,002
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Rich's Journal | E46 M3 Coupe 6MT | ALPINWEISS / IMOLAROT

Rich, the car looks incredible bud. I still remember the day you came down to look at my car and I ended up deciding not to sell right then, sorry about that again :D looks like it worked out for the...
Forum: Pacific Fri, Apr-14-2017, 07:05:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,604
Posted By Arkaid
Re: SoCal car meets

I am out at SCS often (usually not in the E46 though). There is a pretty large group of E46s that shows up every week. Probably 8-10+ cars. Worth going to the marquee ones on the first Sunday of...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-26-2017, 08:10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,412
Posted By Arkaid
Re: What's Up M3F - VTECyo Edition

Thanks guys! Y'all are too kind.




Haha, believe it or not, that's actually my car. That photo was taken by the guy who was the PO before the guy I bought it from. Really nice guy that lives...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jan-24-2017, 07:14:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,412
Posted By Arkaid
What's Up M3F - VTECyo Edition

Do people still do these?

Anyways, been a few months now but I sold my 996TT back in August and bought this in October. The NSX is the first car I have ever really, really wanted since I was a kid...
Forum: Pacific Tue, Dec-27-2016, 05:36:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Any local place to get Brembo BBK rebuilt and refinished?

I'd try giving Casey at Racewerkz a call, knows these cars inside and out and should be able to help you. They're in Burbank.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Dec-27-2016, 05:20:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,433
Posted By Arkaid
Re: FS: VOLK TE37 Formula Silver 18x9.5/10.5 +22

Oh man, I'd love to go back to a staggered setup and FS is an awesome color...GLWS
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-27-2016, 05:17:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Is this wheel fitment too aggressive?

I ran a 265 tire on an 18x10.5 et22 wheel in the rear with no issues, but then again my fenders are shaved in the rear. I would think with RCAs you could make that 18 offset work but honestly if you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-27-2016, 05:08:20 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,550
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Whats The Average e46 M3, Owner Age ?

25 as well - have had the car for 6 years.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Dec-06-2016, 07:40:57 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 475,227
Posted By Arkaid
Re: dA Volk Clubu

Those mags are so nice!

Been a while since I posted a pic; the car was 100% where I wanted it for almost 4 years. Starting to get the forced induction bug now though...

Finally had some time...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-17-2016, 06:51:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,960
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Volk Racing TE37SL Bronze

Hey Andy! Met you at sigfest a few years back, hope all is well. Still have the E30?

Bump for super nice set of wheels, great price as well.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Nov-16-2016, 07:43:20 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 475,227
Posted By Arkaid
Re: dA Volk Clubu

I think that car ran 9.5et22 / 10.5et22 if i remember correctly. I remember because that is the sizing I tried to go for on my first set of TE's and I was having a tough time finding the 10.5 rear. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-16-2016, 07:33:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Best mechanic shop in Los Angeles for SMG Issues?

+100000 for Racewerkz and Kevin. Both are excellent, super friendly guys and know these cars cold.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-14-2016, 04:41:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 1995 BMW M3 Hellrot coupe 5spd

Oh gosh... I really don't need another car, but a 36M has been on my hit list for a while... GLWS dude.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-14-2016, 04:37:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-13-2016, 06:29:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Arkaid
Apex ARC-8 - Hyper Silver- 18 x 9.5 ET35 / 10.5 ET27 - Socal

Hey all, as the title states, I'm looking to sell a BRAND NEW set of ARC8's in the 18x 9.5ET35 / 10.5ET27 fitment. I wanted to run these on my E46 but I am keeping my TE37s, so these are up for sale....
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-28-2016, 08:33:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Best Canyon Roads in Los Angeles..

Yeah Potrero, that's the one. Thank you!
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Sep-16-2016, 07:10:09 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 251,205
Posted By Arkaid
Re: M3f Member Porsche owners thread.

Sold mine a couple weeks ago :( hopefully, I'll be back in a 911 in a couple years' time, most likely an air-cooled.

Last shots I had of the car (wish the house was mine too :D):
...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Sep-16-2016, 06:57:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Best Canyon Roads in Los Angeles..

Shhh! :taser: agreed with Chasen, the first part of 39 up to the campground is my favorite road in Socal. I would hit there a couple times a week when I was in school. I also loved GMR/GRR on the...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Sep-09-2016, 08:25:14 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,998
Posted By Arkaid
Re: e39 M5 or e90 M3 WWM3FD?

Agree completely here, E39 is a special car and I prefer it over the e90 as well but as an only car (unless you like / need the space every day) it feels pretty big to drive.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Sep-09-2016, 08:06:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,929
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 1981 Toyota LC FJ45 Restoration Thread

awesome build. I am a big fan of these cars and have been looking for a decent 40 for a fishing / beach car myself. My dad had a number of 40s, 45s and 55s over the years while he was in college and...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-07-2016, 07:35:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Evo: Ferrari F40 vs 488 GTB

Wholeheartedly agree.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-27-2016, 07:50:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,778
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Anyone one on here fish?

Nice! Hard to beat a good old Northeast blitz. Ah, the memories growing up as a kid. Hopefully in a couple weeks you guys will start to have the bonito and albies run through. I'm headed home for a...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-27-2016, 07:43:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By Arkaid
Re: C&D Road Test: 2016 Lexus LX570

Agreed I like the LC better, but neither here nor there, I'd be happy with either :D
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-27-2016, 07:39:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Arkaid
Re: C&D Road Tests: Macan GTS and F-Pace

Agreed. I personally love the Macan and a GTS is next on my list when it comes time to replace my DD, but I'm looking for something that feels car-like with a little more room to put fishing gear in....
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Aug-07-2016, 09:19:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Arkaid
Re: << Hypersilver APEX ARC-8 for TE37 >>

I'd love to know the wheel count Masi's up to on his E46 nowadays :lolhit: bump for a good dude, someone help this man out!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Aug-07-2016, 09:16:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By Arkaid
Re: OEM ZCP Wheels with Continental ExtremeContact DW Tires

Damn, a little too late. I'm super local too, work in woodland hills. :(
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Aug-07-2016, 09:13:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,988
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Apex Arc-8 18x9.5 Square et35 with 265/35/18 Michelin PSS, Central NJU

In the off chance you decide to sell the PSS's separately from the wheels, let me know, I'd be interested. Free bump for you!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2016, 06:34:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,457
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 2011.75 BMW E92 M3 Coupe Alpine White/Fox Red-Black | 29k mi | ZCP | CLEAN | Mods

So incredibly nice. Want to trade w/me and get back into another 996TT? Hahah.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2016, 06:07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By Arkaid
Re: FS: Widebody E46 M3 w/OEM CSL, Supersprint, TE37, Dixis

Nice! You may not remember me but I picked up your SS headers a couple years back, think it was still supercharged back then.

Definitely one of the nicest E46's I've ever come across. Whoever...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-10-2016, 06:50:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,556
Posted By Arkaid
Re: What were the most unreliable an most reliable cars you've owned?

Hands down, the least reliable car I've owned was a B6 S4. Catastrophic engine failure from timing chain tensioner fail. 2nd motor then had cylinder wall scoring and burned a quart of oil almost...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-08-2016, 06:30:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,185
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 2013 BMW M3 Lime Rock Edition Fire Orange 6 Speed No Options Stripper

bump! this car is amazing. Were you on the 101 this past sat? Think i drove by you on the 405 / 101 interchange, black E46 w/ white TE's. Car is immaculate if so!
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, May-23-2016, 04:33:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,051
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Back in a Turbo

Nice! Is that slate? Such a great color.

Honestly, I still can't tell if I like mine having owned it for 6+ months now; feel like I'm more excited to drive my E46. But there's no doubting the...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-07-2016, 01:56:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,198
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-06-2016, 09:46:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,059
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-28-2016, 05:40:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,060
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Genuine OEM BMW CSL Trunk Lid - BRAND NEW

Bump, this is an awesome deal for an OEM piece.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-18-2016, 07:39:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Petersen Automotive Museum, LA

Yeah, the first floor exhibit is the stuff of legends. The atlantic, 57C, batmobile, delahaye 145, CSL... i'm curious to know what they've got down in the vault.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Fri, Jan-08-2016, 08:37:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,419
Posted By Arkaid
Re: New Garage - Input appreciated

Bump for another AW E30 owner! Garage is nice, I'm digging that barn door entrance.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jan-08-2016, 08:31:08 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,353
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Star Wars Ep7: The Force Awakens thread

I've only seen it once so far so still need to re-watch to get all the stuff I missed the first time around but I'm pretty luke(ha!)warm on it. The original trilogy are my most-watched / favorite...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jan-08-2016, 08:19:09 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 251,205
Posted By Arkaid
Re: M3f Member Porsche owners thread.

Didn't think it warranted its own "what's up M3F: fried egg AWD turdbro" thread yet, but I recently picked this up almost a year of on/off searching. Seller photo, need to get my own set going. I am...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-07-2016, 05:57:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 1990 e30 m3 on BAT Auction

Ah, wish i had room for another one. Sterling is a beautiful color. GLWS!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-13-2015, 09:09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 2005 Jet Black / Black E46 M3 Coupe: 6MT, Volk, TC Kline, OEM CSL, Supersprint, e

Sorry guys, been a while and I've been slow to get back to all of the PMs I've been getting on the car; I picked up the 996 but have decided to keep both, so the E46 is coming off the market for now.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-21-2015, 06:13:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-20-2015, 09:00:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Pacific Sat, Aug-29-2015, 08:51:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,354
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Any meets in SOCAL this week

Have heard Aliso Viejo C&C is top quality. Have not had a chance to make it out there yet though.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-28-2015, 05:08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Vovlo XC90

Great car and interior. Sat in one at an auto show and was floored by how nice it was. Sound system is also wonderful.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-25-2015, 05:14:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,085
Posted By Arkaid
Re: fcked, selling my everything

Long overdue. Still way too early to tell but I'm wondering what prolonged turmoil will do to the private markets. Were credit markets as chopped up as equities today?
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Aug-03-2015, 08:32:26 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

I actually tried the sriracha beer last night, and yes, in case you are wondering it's as bad as it sounds... tastes nothing like sriracha and nothing like beer.

On a happier note, my gf and her...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-26-2015, 09:10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Want a piece of Ferrari?

I'm curious to see what they actually shake out and trade at. I read in an article somewhere that they thought it was going to trade for luxury goods multiples... high out of their minds.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-08-2015, 06:49:04 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

I'd agree with you to an extent actually. I said the same thing for a long time until I tried enjoy by (and still do feel that way for the most part). Aside from enjoy by and ruination, stone brews...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-27-2015, 07:39:55 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

^^It was 2.0. I thought it was a really great beer, but the last batch of enjoy by was phenomenal




I had my first pint of this tonight - I actually wasn't that big of a fan at first, but...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-27-2015, 07:23:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,629
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-26-2015, 07:15:39 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

Yes... Jai Alai is one of my favorite beers of all time. I wish we could get it in Los Angeles. Funny, a former coworker's dad actually owns the shop that bought Long Trail. Haven't tried any of...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, Jun-07-2015, 09:38:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, Jun-07-2015, 09:35:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,773
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Silver Grey on LMs :: pics after a wash

Very nice. LM's are such a timeless wheel.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, Jun-07-2015, 09:32:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,709
Posted By Arkaid
Re: S54 Swapped M3 LTW

wha... :drool:
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-07-2015, 09:31:21 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

Tried something new and went with deschutes fresh squeezed today. Not too shabby!
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-07-2015, 07:58:38 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,636
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Which GT350 are you buying?

I'm down. Would like base tech package as a nice weekend car, but must has recaro.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Sun, Jun-07-2015, 07:42:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 33,739
Posted By Arkaid
Re: My newly acquired E30 M3

Congrats! That one looks as mint as it gets.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, May-28-2015, 07:37:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,999
Posted By Arkaid
Re: SuperSprint V2 Headers

Bump, i have this same set and fitment was spot on with no issues. GLWS!
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-21-2015, 07:25:43 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

Maine Brewing makes some absolutely outstanding beers. :thumbsup2:
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Apr-21-2015, 07:21:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,391
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Blue and White: X5M and Morr Wheels

Awesome. How do you like the X5M? Been toying with the idea of getting one as a DD / fishing car.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Apr-21-2015, 07:20:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,547
Posted By Arkaid
Re: LSB + Volks

Personally I like the E92 better! I think LSB suits the E92 really well. But agreed, cant go wrong with either :D
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-19-2015, 09:44:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By Arkaid
Re: ebay no reserve FOTD (6.9 content): want?

Awesome. My dad had one of these way back in the day when he and my mom used to collect old Benzes. Said this is one of his favorite cars he's ever owned.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-19-2015, 07:03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,340
Posted By Arkaid
Re: FS: 2006 Interlagos Blue Competition (SMG)

This is incredibly tempting and would make for the perfect DD compliment to my 6MT... missus might kill me though if I told her I'm buying another m3. GLWS! I am also shocked it isn't sold yet.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-19-2015, 06:50:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By Arkaid
Re: eBay FOTD: WANT

Mmm...S38 is an outstanding motor as well :drool:
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Apr-16-2015, 07:04:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Toyota Century - The Japanese Rolls Royce

good lord! that is one of the coolest sedans I've ever seen! props for bringing it back across the pond.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-16-2015, 06:44:14 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

That's unfortunately for a 6 pack of 12's believe it or not. Think it's the locale though - even stuff like sculpin and two hearted is around $13/6. I remember buying some out in the Inland empire...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-16-2015, 06:31:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 920
Posted By Arkaid
Re: How many Gears are too many for an automatic transmission in a conventional car?

Curious but do you happen to know why the rs7 uses the zf? Limitations on the amount of torque the s-tronic can handle seems to be the only thing I can think of that would make sense.

The ZF is a...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-16-2015, 06:26:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,506
Posted By Arkaid
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-08-2015, 07:38:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,810
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Audi RS3 sedan given green light for USA

Looking forward to this, planning to cross shop this and the Focus RS as a replacement for my current daily. They haven't announced US pricing yet, have they?
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Wed, Apr-08-2015, 07:07:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 47,140
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Building an E30 M3 gravel rally car :-)

i LOVE this build! Was happy to see it would go to someone who would turn it into what that shell really deserves. Side note, but how did you manage to get your hands on a new right front wheel...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-03-2015, 08:51:25 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

Pricing is crazy on the 4-20 at WF haha, same at my local one in Brentwood... it's worth it though! Wonderful beer. Have been trying to get Pliny to no avail. Hoping to get up to visit friends in...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-03-2015, 08:45:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,455
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Got an R8... Finally.

Congrats on the purchase! Hope to get into one of these myself in a couple years.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Tue, Mar-31-2015, 08:20:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,266
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Rare 1988 BMW M3 Evolution 2

+2. It would take a lot, personally I feel like it's almost attained classic 911 appeal. Good clean S14 powered cars (even high mile ones) are starting to become the kind of car you keep for your...
Forum: Northeast Tue, Mar-31-2015, 08:00:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Looking for an automotive appraiser in the tri-state area

Daren Rappa is quite good. Have used him before in the past through Hagerty. Unfortunately I don't have his contact info but I can dig around, PM me if you're still looking.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-31-2015, 07:57:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,827
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Let's see a car that you like but would not buy (and not because you can't afford

B5 S4 was up there for me for a loooooong time. Horrendous unreliability made me pass twice on a wagon. 355 is another one for me; want because sound, do not want because motor pull for just about...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-31-2015, 07:52:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 570S

I hate those headlights. Shame because the rest of the car looks great!
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-26-2015, 05:20:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,023
Posted By Arkaid
Re: What’s Up, M3Forum? “Shaken, Not Stirred” Edition

Love it! A seriously underrated car.

Bit off topic, but how was Intercity Lines to use / do they own their own trucks? Looking for a shipper to haul my M's across the coast and the last broker I...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-24-2015, 07:32:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Arkaid
Re: "Five Cars BMW Should Revive With Modern Lines"

Surprised author didn't say

1. E30 M3
2. E30 M3
3. E30 M3
4. E30 M3
5. Pontiac Aztek
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-24-2015, 07:22:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By Arkaid
Re: ChemChina to buy Italian tire maker Pirelli in $7.7 billion deal

Anyone happen to have an idea of what their split between aftermarket and OEM revenue is? On a pure valuation basis, 6.4x LTM EBITDA of roughly $1.2bn sounds rich for an all automotive OEM commodity...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-23-2015, 06:08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,170
Posted By Arkaid
Re: 1997 911 Turbo with 1,091 miles for sale

There was another one for sale like this with slightly higher miles and terracotta interior at Rusnak a couple of weeks ago. Not sure if it's still there but i think they were asking similar money...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-18-2015, 07:01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Ebay FOTD, Near Perfect Mercedes 190E Cosworth

^^....:lolhit:

These are awesome looking cars, but I always thought the engine bays on these things were crazy cluttered. Have not seen one in person though so can't speak to it for sure.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Mar-18-2015, 06:54:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,777
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Bruce Wayne's Lair

Lawd jesus christ, now that is a garage!
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-16-2015, 06:27:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By Arkaid
Re: it's like 1986 all over again for Mercedes-Benz

the benz sedans had the mono wiper too? Didn't know that.

Also, does anyone think design aesthetics will ever return to the boxy shapes of the late 80s / early 90s or is modern automotive design...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-16-2015, 04:30:18 AM
Replies: 5,685
Views: 381,287
Posted By Arkaid
Re: The Official Beer Thread

Tried Bell's Two Hearted this week. Not a "wow" beer for me, but I do appreciate how easy it is to drink. Great dinner beer.

Grapefruit sculpin... mmm.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1991) Mon, Mar-16-2015, 04:24:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,547
Posted By Arkaid
Re: E30 M3

congrats and welcome to the club! AW is the fastest color :D
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Mar-14-2015, 03:31:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Hey Marv - You still want a Turbo?

These cars are so killer... I'd love a late 997.1 TT. Hell, i'd love any TT.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-27-2015, 04:30:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By Arkaid
Re: Is the Capitol high?

They've gotta expand the chain stateside. I used to go there all the time in London
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