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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-22-2014, 11:07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By kaiv
Re: Removal: DIY Airbox Plenum

Oh man if you're having trouble with that hose, dont ever attempt a plenum removal on an SMG :taser:


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-21-2014, 06:02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By kaiv
Bye e46 hello e92??

Disclaimer: I love each and every generation of M3. Just fun to be an E9x supporter on E46M3forums :D


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-21-2014, 06:00:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By kaiv
Bye e46 hello e92??

I echo most of Big Jae's sentiments in post#27. And I have tons of track time in all M3s generations -save for E30- and have owned each more than once with years of cumulated ownership.

I may get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 05:39:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By kaiv
Re: Removal: DIY Airbox Plenum

That one is just like the crankcase vent hose (air oil separator to plenum), just press on either side to release. Use a little penetrating oil if it's giving you a hard time.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 05:01:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By kaiv
Re: Removal: DIY Airbox Plenum

Oh. I thought we were talking about the hose that goes from the manifold mounted hydraulic fluid reservoir to the pump on SMG cars (since OP mentioned SMG). See below
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 04:49:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By kaiv
Re: Removal: DIY Airbox Plenum

The tool you'd use to remove those plastic "compression rivets" BMW loves to use like on the fan shroud.

Something like this...
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Jul-19-2014, 03:09:01 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Pics of my DD because no more M :shifty:

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/e38740is1.jpg

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/e38740is2.jpg
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:55:01 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,853
Posted By kaiv
Re: LightWerkz - 01 M5 Alpine White on Caramel Beige

Wow outstanding work on the interior Caesar! :bow:
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:47:42 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 14,545
Posted By kaiv
Re: APEX_FTW + Building a Weekend Warrior

Who also still own and/or previously built a potent track car but was hardly ever seen there/went MIA :shifty: I see a pattern :drums:
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:43:00 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,491
Posted By kaiv
Re: Eson's '01 S54 ///M Coupe Journal

:lolhit: This!

Also, more pics plz!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:39:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By kaiv
Re: stripped fcab lolipop

I don't remember very precisely (it's been years) but I did use a timesert on one of the control arm bracket holes once and it worked out fine.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:37:35 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 77,742
Posted By kaiv
Re: Calling all SoCal trackers.

^lol



Thanks Kirk, will definitely try that :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:25:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,359
Posted By kaiv
Re: AP Racing Radi-Cal Kit - ///M style

Wow Mike those look amazing!! Calipers are a work of art :drool:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:22:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,353
Posted By kaiv
Re: Magnetic oil drain plug thread number 100001

:hattip:


Also, lol @ $35 plug :rofl2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:19:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By kaiv
Re: Anybody tried Bilstein B4 OE Replacement

I just clicked to page Eric SMG but I see he's already here :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:17:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By kaiv
Re: Installing Sway Links: Loctite, Lock Washers?

Don't KW/FK come with new nylon locknuts?
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:13:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By kaiv
Re: [VIDEO] RaceWerkz F80 M3 Downpipe Installed

:drool::drool::drool::drool::drool::drool::drool::drool::drool::drool:

Don't mean to derail the thread Andrew, but has Casey ever dynoed the stroker??
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-19-2014, 02:10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By kaiv
Re: Removal: DIY Airbox Plenum

In the two hours you spent searching you could've had your manifold off and back on :taser:

On pump to undo the reservoir hose a clip removal tool works great.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2014, 10:21:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,600
Posted By kaiv
Re: Response from Liqui Moly on inquiry

Anyways, in my rebuilt S54 I decided to run Liqui Moly Race Tech GT1 10w60.

Two reasons (which might not matter to you- that's just me)
1) Castrol TWS seems to discolor internals at a much...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-18-2014, 10:16:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,600
Posted By kaiv
Re: Response from Liqui Moly on inquiry

Cracks me up everytime someone uses a different oil and says "it runs better" "i like it better", "seems to be better", "no issues" and so on.

How would you know?? By what actual /measurable...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jul-17-2014, 02:22:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,844
Posted By kaiv
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jul-17-2014, 02:17:58 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Tell your friend I can build him one :parrot:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-15-2014, 05:46:56 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 7,770
Posted By kaiv
Re: Please stop buying

OP, you live in Socal!! :taser: :lolhit:

I hear you though. I got caught in the snow on RS3s... let's just say I wouldn't recommend it lol
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jul-15-2014, 01:02:26 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Ahah! That's there where it was headed to anyways :D


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Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jul-14-2014, 03:40:49 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 77,742
Posted By kaiv
Re: Calling all SoCal trackers.

Seriously though how do I fix that? I don't even realize I'm doing it when I'm driving lol
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jul-14-2014, 03:40:03 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 77,742
Posted By kaiv
Re: Calling all SoCal trackers.

LOL!!

My head is just too big and heavy can't help it :cry: :lolhit:
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 03:17:34 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Lap around Sonoma.

Kinduva boring vid, horrible driving but it was my quickest lap (although I got held up by a mustang racecar noob) :shifty:

E36 M3 laps Sonoma Raceway - YouTube

Couple...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 03:15:37 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

2 speciale and a challenge. But yes I did :D
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 03:14:55 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/ETW2014/Sonoma/IMG_1840.jpg

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/ETW2014/Sonoma/IMG_1895.jpg
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 03:09:00 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

It's amazing in person, I couldn't believe it!
Gotta be a serious baller to track that. Me I'd be content with a much cheaper 458 speciale :lolhit:



I do, coming up!

And 600 miles one way....
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 02:57:47 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

As you can see the cars at Sonoma are pretty ridiculous lol

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/ETW2014/IMG_1822.jpg

Tried to get all the cars in one pic on the first day at Sonoma
...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 02:57:19 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Day 2 and 3: Sonoma Raceway

My former favorite track :raspberry: It felt SO SHORT after driving Thunderhill! :taser:
Still, this track never gets old. I think what I like the most about it is...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jul-14-2014, 02:09:13 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

The car might be gone but I'm still updating this thread with my latest track adventure with the car: Epic Track Weekend (aka ETW), my yearly Norcal track trip!

We had a few participants, some of...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jul-11-2014, 09:55:38 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

I have some great updates to post though! Got the car ready for my yearly Epic Track Weekend in Norcal which was a couple weeks ago and it was a BLAST!


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Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jul-11-2014, 09:53:45 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Jk.

Anyways, bought it, tore it appart, built it, tracked it, drifted it; guess I'm ready for a new project!



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Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jul-11-2014, 09:50:06 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Ajay made me do it


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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Jul-09-2014, 07:55:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,292
Posted By kaiv
Re: My daily got the special treatment

You know how I know you don't like driving? :taser:


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-07-2014, 09:28:20 PM
Replies: 6,935
Views: 163,056
Posted By kaiv
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

Tssk tssk the backlighting is very easy on the eyes. Least gauges: refer to minimalist/no BS approach. Non angled dash: E46 guys love to pick on that. Funny no one ever complains about the flat dash...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-06-2014, 03:27:44 AM
Replies: 6,935
Views: 163,056
Posted By kaiv
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

I find the F80x interior too froufrou personally.

Why does the trim around the driver side air vent doesn't match the passenger side? Why is the stitching on the e-brake handle not straight? Lots...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-06-2014, 03:21:07 AM
Replies: 6,935
Views: 163,056
Posted By kaiv
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

http://s4.postimg.org/4jqmx494t/vip3.jpg
http://s4.postimg.org/9tvloetdp/vip3_1.jpg
http://s4.postimg.org/skxiykny5/vip3_2.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-06-2014, 03:16:11 AM
Replies: 6,935
Views: 163,056
Posted By kaiv
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

This hurts my feelings. IMHO E9x M3 was perfection. Spartan and to the point. All business no BS, traditional BMW.

F8x in comparaison is fancy and luxurious.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-06-2014, 03:05:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,047
Posted By kaiv
Re: McLaren MP4-12C takes on 900 Horsepower 996 GT2 Turbo

You guys realize that the Porsche spun quite a bit (and has to be manually shifted) whereas even a chimpanzee could do consistent repeatable times with LC in the MP4. And .4 seconds is a lot in my...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Jul-05-2014, 07:36:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By kaiv
Re: Show Me Your Ballast

Ive seen people use old brake rotors on the passenger side floor.


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-05-2014, 07:05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,047
Posted By kaiv
Re: McLaren MP4-12C takes on 900 Horsepower 996 GT2 Turbo

20mph faster trap is not "barely" lol.
Tbh i expected the GT2 to loose despite the power advantage. The MP4 is much newer tech and has paddleshifts/launch control.


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-01-2014, 03:24:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By kaiv
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-01-2014, 03:18:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By kaiv
Re: Dyno Numbers Low

Everything looks fine, you're looking for a problem that doesn't exist.
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jul-01-2014, 03:16:04 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

^This brace is welded to the diff. You just need to clean up a small area on the diff and run a weld bead along it. It's easily accessible and a pretty simple install, if you can't DIY/have a friend...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-30-2014, 11:30:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By kaiv
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-30-2014, 11:26:41 PM
Replies: 6,935
Views: 163,056
Posted By kaiv
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

Damn! 30lbs are some nice savings!

Will this work in my E36 or is this battery too fancy :D
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-30-2014, 11:21:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By kaiv
Re: Wheel studs - whose using what

^Exactly. And it is much easier and quicker to replace stock type lugs than studs with which you have to double nut, clean loctite off threads, reloctite etc.

Lugs you can also find locally too...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-30-2014, 10:18:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By kaiv
Re: Damaged Coilover - Is this reparable?

Yikes!

So did you ever talk to the shop who did the install?
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Jun-30-2014, 10:11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,657
Posted By kaiv
Re: Limerock Limited Edition Coupe E92 M3.

I've said it quite a few times by now but that's all I can say: I'm super jealous :raspberry::D

Congrats again Bashar!!
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-30-2014, 10:05:26 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 77,742
Posted By kaiv
Re: Calling all SoCal trackers.

Scary!!! I've done something similar in the past but luckily didnt' go off as bad.
(PS love the helmet cam view, must try next time)

fail.mov - YouTube
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-30-2014, 10:00:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 14,437
Posted By kaiv
Re: M3Forum Road Course Laptimes

kaiv E36 S54 M3 (PSS9, 245 RS3, PFC08)

Thunderschleife w/ Cyclone 3:43
Not sure I could've done much better there

Sonoma Raceway 1:56
Had an easy 1:55 but got some issues and decided to play...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Jun-30-2014, 09:54:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By kaiv
Re: Show off your tow hook(if you have one)

Entering the thread I expected to see people posting their super duper racing tow hooks brah but thread surprised me!

http://38.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lvr97uwP7l1qibz0jo1_r1_500.png
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-30-2014, 09:04:00 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 14,437
Posted By kaiv
Re: M3Forum Road Course Laptimes

Nice! That's getting pretty darn fast for street tires!!
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-30-2014, 09:03:00 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 14,437
Posted By kaiv
Re: M3Forum Road Course Laptimes

:thumbsup2:
and just mention if cyclone or bypass
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, Jun-30-2014, 09:00:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By kaiv
Re: Wheel studs - whose using what

I personally don't use studs. Don't see the point. More negatives than positives.
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jun-27-2014, 06:45:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,669
Posted By kaiv
Re: Treflip's E46 M3 Journal

Great upgrades man!
I'm surprised you went with Pole Positions though, given that you're not a short dude lol
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jun-27-2014, 06:33:02 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jun-27-2014, 06:27:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,921
Posted By kaiv
Re: Perk M3 Round 2

Don't want to say I told you so but.... :taser:

Anyways, stoked about what's next!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-25-2014, 05:28:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By kaiv
Re: Refinishing the Vanos unit

I got a "universal" polishing bit kit that fits Dremel and other rotating tools from Home Depot (more bits and cheaper than the Dremel brand stuff).

The bits are made of felt and come in different...
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Jun-25-2014, 04:43:39 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Packed up and filled up! Wish me luck lol :D

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/misc/packedup.jpg

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/misc/filledup.jpg
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Jun-25-2014, 04:28:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By kaiv
Re: My E46 M3 Turned Eight This Month --> Couple pics

You need to driver it more! I put ~67k on my E46 in the ~3years I've owned it :taser:
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Jun-25-2014, 04:24:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,802
Posted By kaiv
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-25-2014, 04:16:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By kaiv
Re: Refinishing the Vanos unit

Bad pic but I too was inspired by others on here and polished my vanos.
Used a dremel with a polishing bit and some aluminum polish, came out great!
...
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-24-2014, 09:29:46 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Steering wheels is a Personal Neo Grinta 330mm.

I spent 3 days measuring, deliberating etc :lolhit:

I didn't want something too big, too small, too close, too far. And well this turned out...
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-24-2014, 09:26:33 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

I would NOT track an M3 with fixed back buckets and no roll bar. That setup is a big no in my eyes. In a roll over the stock seat lays you flat and that's not gonna happen with a fixed back bucket.
...
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-24-2014, 07:34:59 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Thanks Mike!
I used the Nardi/Personal hub.


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Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-24-2014, 07:28:01 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Well I think I'm ready for this weekend!

MS 15mm spacers

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/misc/prep1.jpg

PFC 08s

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/misc/prep2.jpg
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-24-2014, 04:47:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,747
Posted By kaiv
Re: Borja's E36 S54

Damn that's nuts!
Remember the TIS link I gave you. Always look there first when you re not sure lol.
To replace the finger arms you slide out the whole rod they re on out of the head.


Sent...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Jun-24-2014, 04:38:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By kaiv
Re: Father's day dual E36 M3 shoot - high M content warning

Wow.
:drool:
Amazing!

Beautiful E36s :bow:




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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Jun-24-2014, 04:29:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By kaiv
Re: Pirelli World Challenge at Road America

Great thread, thanks for sharing!


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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Jun-24-2014, 04:25:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By kaiv
Re: You learned about it nearly foolproof method

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/25/vu9ary6u.jpg


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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Jun-24-2014, 04:21:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By kaiv
Re: Canadian S54 powered E36

Love it love it love it!
Although Id prefer some E36/period correct wheels but you have a good excuse :D


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-23-2014, 10:04:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,671
Posted By kaiv
Re: Karbonius CF Airbox + Schrick 288/280's + Dinan TB's + Evolve + OE CSL + Dynos

I couldn't find any mention of you having a fueling issue :clueless: but either way glad that any issue you had is now solved.

I've been craving for some cams and a karbonius airbox recently :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-23-2014, 10:01:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,298
Posted By kaiv
Re: Beware of VAC Motorsports

Surprised the VAC 'negative review' thread is still up while my AP header thread and the Sparco strut bar thread were both quickly locked :hmm:
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jun-23-2014, 09:54:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,000
Posted By kaiv
Re: Dal's 46M Build Thread

Had to do a double take when scrolling over the Vanos pictures "wait a minute these are my pictures!!" Dunno if you're indy is as attentionate and anal as me but I guess it's fine if you want to use...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-23-2014, 09:46:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By kaiv
Re: 1250 Miles home in my 1-Owner SG/Black '04

wow you're a mad man Eric! Didn't see that one coming!
What happened to the LSB?!

BTW I can help with the SMG CSL software ;)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:37:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,980
Posted By kaiv
Re: CURIOUS: Has any DIY'd Cams?

tssk tssk

No issue doing rod bearings on jack stands here ;)

Harbor freight transmission jack is my best friend for this job. Front subframe fits nicely in it.
...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:25:34 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

yup, I don't see why not. Should be able to use them with any "matrix style" floor mounts.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:34:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By kaiv
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:33:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,825
Posted By kaiv
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:21:03 AM
Replies: 929
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Tell me about it! Never would've thought the floor mount would be two times heavier than the seat :shifty: Anyways it's done now but yes if I had to do it again I'd look into the 'classic' aluminum 2...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:11:04 AM
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-23-2014, 07:05:09 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: Race Seat Install, a guide and exercise in photos

Nice thread! I actually just went through my own install with both the Motion floor and side mounts too.

I personally had no problem whatsoever getting the nuts on the front studs. Just tilt the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-23-2014, 06:46:48 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: GT1 in San Diego?

Gentlemen :hattip:
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jun-23-2014, 03:44:09 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Seat mounts: I did some research and found out it is very tricky to mount a Profi SPG properly in the narrow E36 chassis. It seems like everyone's seat is off center and some custom modifications or...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Jun-23-2014, 03:16:32 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Oh and I stopped by this cool shop

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/E36project/seat_and_wheel/1.jpg

and got this
...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 07:46:17 PM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

I also replaced my awesome Euro spec OE ZKW projector glass headlights with some POS US Spec reflector plastic ones. To add insult to injury the ones I got are replicas made in Taiwan since I...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 07:18:13 PM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

No problem, glad I could help clarify! I too like to understand how things work ^^


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Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 05:47:09 PM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

ML///M3: it's really not that complicated but you have to understand how the stock fuel system works first!

Fuel pump on pass side sends fuel to the motor. Fuel returns to the driver's side where...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 08:23:18 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Well here's a little project that I've been working on and am pretty excited about!

Back when I took the car on its first track day at Buttonwillow I quickly experienced the dreaded E36 fuel...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 07:53:50 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

jajajajaja
Well I'm uploading the pics and posting^^
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 07:41:37 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

^LOL!! Didn't even have time to post first :taser:
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 03:20:51 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: Paul's Form Follows Function Journal - 2002 E46 M3 Carbon Black

Any particular reason you deleted the shields? I like to think they protect the tie rod's ball joint from radiating heat from the rotors although I could be making this up.


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Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 03:18:12 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: ///M_Achilles: 2005 Carbon Black Metallic M3

Nice! I need to make it to COTA with you someday..
I'll be at Sonoma Raceway that same weekend :)


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Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-22-2014, 03:16:03 AM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Thanks!! :)


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Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jun-20-2014, 11:23:07 PM
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Views: 71,737
Posted By kaiv
Re: kaiv's E36 M3 journal "back to basics"

Just got this via email and it made my day!

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/kaiv1/S54/kaiv_S54_E36_oil_analysis_report.jpg

:dance: :dance:

I hereby proclaim myself as S54 engine...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-19-2014, 11:04:32 PM
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Posted By kaiv
Re: Is the E46 M3 over rated?

Since we're already offtopic...

01 E38 740i Sport.

Same tech but better looks, more class, more room, more comfort, more speed than the E39 530i yet just as bullet proof and still a good...
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