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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 04:57:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By westopher
Re: Blipshift E36 TV

Missing the clears
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 02:15:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By westopher
Re: Long time no see

Welcome back Jeremy! Good to see you around here again, and thank god you sold those wheels.:lolhit:
Hope the car, and life is treating you well.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-24-2018, 11:38:28 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 63,781
Posted By westopher
Re: Anyone buy shirts from Blipshift?

I'll wear it for a shift over the charcoal grill. Smokey and sweet, just like me.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-24-2018, 05:08:09 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 38,891
Posted By westopher
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

This isn't a GT wing, its a clubsport or GT2 wing. Heres a side by side comparison. Base is different, risers and top is identical.
http://i63.tinypic.com/32zmfbn.png

Its all there is really left...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 09:39:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By westopher
Re: Can you guys tell me what these holes are? (engine bay)

Definitely out of proportion. The car is straight, theres no structural damage, the colour you want. Good luck finding another one if this car is actually a good car (I haven't seen it.)
Fill the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 05:28:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By westopher
Re: Can you guys tell me what these holes are? (engine bay)

I'm voting for this one.
Too bad they don't know what double sided tape is.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 02:59:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By westopher
Re: Can you guys tell me what these holes are? (engine bay)

My techno car says Schwarz underneath as well.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-23-2018, 05:11:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,679
Posted By westopher
Re: Show me the hottest looking OEM wheels

http://www.bekkers.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/BMW%20M-par%20Style%2037.jpg
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads4/3pc41099875275.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 08:43:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By westopher
Re: Can you guys tell me what these holes are? (engine bay)

If thats the case, and VINs are matching, and fender seems fine, I'd retract that guess. Maybe some sort of alarm module or siren attached there? How long has the guy owned it. I can effectively...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 07:19:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By westopher
Re: Can you guys tell me what these holes are? (engine bay)

Hmm. I have no idea, but my 100% guess is that there was damage to the strut tower where it was pushed in and that was to pull it out. Literally I have no idea though.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-22-2018, 07:03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 698
Posted By westopher
Re: Who Has a Bucket List and How Far Along are You?

I've always been a short term goal guy. I kind of stick to the next 5 years.
When I was 25 I said by the time I was 30 I wanted to
1. Move to Vancouver
2. Buy an M3
3. Get Married
4. Become the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 04:03:19 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 38,891
Posted By westopher
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

Nothings really changed. I just clean it a lot.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/784/40722710275_b57b3074d3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/253wx1p)DSC_0459 (https://flic.kr/p/253wx1p) by Chris West...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-21-2018, 04:51:56 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,530
Posted By westopher
Re: M2 Competition

Agreed.


Disagreed.
The s50b3x, s52 and s54 are all amazing sounding cars at high revs. I'm sure exhaust tone can be as subjective as music, although, there are cars we all know sound terrible...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 04:07:44 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,418
Posted By westopher
Re: Let's see a timeless modern day car

I know. So predictable of me.
http://cdn.bmwblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/BMW-M3-GT-E36-17-830x553.jpg
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-20-2018, 04:02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By westopher
Re: WTB Dakar E36 M3

That was bought by someone with more money than they know what to do with. You should see the rest of his collection! I don't think they are there yet, but man, to find a GREAT car you aren't going...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 03:57:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By westopher
Re: E36 m3 window trim help pls

The soft, suede(ish) part should be facing towards your interior.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 01:14:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By westopher
Re: All-Electric 308 GTS, Brilliant or Aberration?

Apparently he actually wanted it more, but just didn't know it yet.
I think its cool. I'd rather the classics get enjoyed in any form rather than sit in some climate controlled warehouse while...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 01:08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By westopher
Re: E36 m3 window trim help pls

Its not cheap. I'd go in and ****ing spazz.
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-bmw-parts/vent-window-inner-gasket-seal-left/51362255381/
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 05:08:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,125
Posted By westopher
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-19-2018, 05:07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By westopher
Re: FS: 1995 M3 Avus Blau, well sorted

Always nice seeing positive transactions between enthusiasts. Start posting in the e36 section, and introduce yourself!
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 02:58:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,125
Posted By westopher
Re: New Carrera Base or Lightly Used Cayman GT4 or Boxster Spyder

Because they are really, really ugly, and have no manuel.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 01:17:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,125
Posted By westopher
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 12:08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 600
Posted By westopher
Re: Cookware recommendations

Le Creuset isn't what I'd call good or bad. They have such a range. I've used their pots that I wouldn't pay 2.99 for that feel like they are made from melted down coke cans, and used some pans from...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 02:34:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,280
Posted By westopher
Re: Back at it

Looks fantastic. Need to get a sunny day photoshoot with that thing.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 01:08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By westopher
Re: S52 Intake

Have a look at this, which is a comparison of all the same motor, with various incarnations of it to have the m50 manifold used properly....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 01:00:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By westopher
Re: S52 Intake

There are plenty of reasons that could be the case. His motor could be tired, you could be a better driver, etc.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 02:11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By westopher
Re: S52 Intake

You won't lose low end torque with the proper supporting mods.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-16-2018, 11:58:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By westopher
Re: Ohio Teacher Gets...well, you know

I'll take a florida cream pie.
(I replaced boston with florida because Florida is a shithole)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 11:54:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By westopher
Re: S52 Intake

I'll be going the same route, but without the headers. Looking forward to the top end increase.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-15-2018, 10:21:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,544
Posted By westopher
Re: OEM E36 Coupe GT Wing - Alpine White

Gt2 seems to go for a bit more in most cases. Its certainly less common. My suggestion is to search for what matches your brake light setup. GT2s are for cars with no 3rd window brake light (cars...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-14-2018, 12:49:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,142
Posted By westopher
Re: M4GTS is a bad car. When would you jump in?

I love seeing the dealers get ****ed on these. Realistically though I'd jump into one at the prices they are at now if I was a wealthier man.
Alpine while or carbon(?) black.
The interactions I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-14-2018, 12:43:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,221
Posted By westopher
Re: Hello! Estoril coupe M3 from the bay

You ****ing better.
Car looks great. Your attention to detail really shows. That e30 is spectacular.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-12-2018, 05:10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 621
Posted By westopher
Re: Ferrari 288GTO and Lamborghini Countach

Absolutely love both. Last weekend I saw an LP5000QV near my place and promptly shit my pants and pulled a U-turn. I pulled up as I saw it being pulled into a warehouse. The guy got out of his car...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 03:51:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By westopher
Re: New to me M3

Agreed. There is a 0% chance of these being CSL wheels. CSL wheels will not fit on an e36 without flares.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-12-2018, 12:55:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,160
Posted By westopher
Re: Vegans Protest Restaurant; Chef Carves up Bambi in Response

This thread reescalated exactly how I hoped it wood.:drool:
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-11-2018, 05:04:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,196
Posted By westopher
Re: Anyone think this is a good looking car?

To help everyone put how bad the new design is in perspective.
http://drewphillipsphotography.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2014-aston-martin-v12-vantage-s.jpg
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-11-2018, 01:34:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,715
Posted By westopher
Re: 2005 M3 Comp Package in Interlagos -- under 40k miles

Its a ****ing unicorn. 6speed, comp, in the best colour with this milage? I think its reasonable too.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-10-2018, 01:10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By westopher
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-09-2018, 05:17:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,530
Posted By westopher
Re: M2 Competition

Its also down nearly 600lbs.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-09-2018, 01:12:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,530
Posted By westopher
Re: M2 Competition

Nice to have more than 3, but still kind of weak selection compared to the other M-cars.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-09-2018, 12:44:40 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,530
Posted By westopher
Re: M2 Competition

Can they please offer it in some other colours now?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-09-2018, 12:39:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By westopher
Re: M50 manifold installation question (yet another)

All I really found when I was looking was broken links and people posting the answer "search" over and over again haha. Looking forward to reaping the benefits of this mod, but not looking forward to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-08-2018, 10:28:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By westopher
Re: M50 manifold installation question (yet another)

For anyone thats been looking (I know I have) I thought I'd put this in here for ease of finding it in the future....
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-07-2018, 03:08:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,160
Posted By westopher
Re: Vegans Protest Restaurant; Chef Carves up Bambi in Response

Working for the largest supplier of ethically sourced (yes people can feel free to take that as an oxymoron, but Im very proud of it) meat supplier in western Canada. I just started, but Ill be...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-06-2018, 11:40:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,160
Posted By westopher
Re: Vegans Protest Restaurant; Chef Carves up Bambi in Response

Yes.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7480/27181779502_c5bb328649_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HpXJ3J)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/HpXJ3J) by Chris West (https://www.flickr.com/photos/westophervan/), on...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-05-2018, 12:34:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By westopher
Re: 1999 Dakar M3 Coupe, Black Vaders

Someone is getting a deal.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-04-2018, 11:50:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By westopher
Re: Low mileage 3/4/6 on BaT

The owner said he wasn't a collector and just said he wanted to own it and drive it for at least 10 years.
Just an enthusiast with a good job I guess. Good for him.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-04-2018, 12:09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By westopher
Re: Low mileage 3/4/6 on BaT

Holy shit sure would. Thats a big premium to pay for an extra gear and a number on the dashboard. If the car was completely untouched paint wise I could understand.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 11:28:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By westopher
Re: Low mileage 3/4/6 on BaT

Wild. That’s a 24k tranny swap compared to buying it here 6 months ago haha.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-02-2018, 03:23:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,160
Posted By westopher
Re: Vegans Protest Restaurant; Chef Carves up Bambi in Response

We are allowed to eat horse here in Canada. I've had horse tataki, its actually really good, but horses are in my friend zone so I wouldn't eat it again.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Apr-02-2018, 03:21:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By westopher
Re: 95 m3 Daytona 199k miles (feeler)

A higher than average priced 200k car might take more than a weekend to sell. We aren't talking about a simple task like Jesus coming back to life here.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 03:14:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By westopher
Re: Low mileage 3/4/6 on BaT

I thought it was. Proof in the pudding that the tranny swap actually doubled the price of the car from what a real market decided to value the car at.
Thing about auctions that I don't always...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 12:45:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By westopher
Re: Low mileage 3/4/6 on BaT

30+k for a low milage auto sedan?
No ****ing way. There was a guy on here that couldn't give his away.
Regardless thats a MASSIVE amount of, "if it wasn't for's."
This car is worth more with the...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-01-2018, 03:16:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,160
Posted By westopher
Re: Vegans Protest Restaurant; Chef Carves up Bambi in Response

The answer is simply “our culture.”
We’re were brought up being taught that dog is friend and pig is food. There isn’t a quantitative reason behind it.
I have no issues with somebody eating dog in...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-01-2018, 05:47:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,457
Posted By westopher
Re: SuperSprint Euro exhaust system install grief

Thats so disappointing to hear. I've always thought their stuff was supposed to be some of the best. Certainly some of the best exhausts I've heard. Makes me happy I ended up with the eisenmann on my...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-01-2018, 12:51:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,160
Posted By westopher
Re: Vegans Protest Restaurant; Chef Carves up Bambi in Response

Haha my GM (who also just left the restaurant I just left) worked with him in Toronto. He's also been a customer of ours when in Vancouver. He's a super nice guy, and has done a shitload more to...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-31-2018, 06:42:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By westopher
Re: Full New Mulberry Interior for coupe - Ultra rare and NLA

Whoever ends up with these, please post up the car they are going in. Any car thats deserving of these must be in immaculate shape.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-31-2018, 06:39:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By westopher
Re: Houston E36 M3 Parts local p/u cheap

They wont, the coupe doors are longer than the sedan.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-31-2018, 06:18:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By westopher
Re: Interesting tire question

1) Your rear tires are the wrong size. Are your wheels 7.5 squared like stock 95s or staggered.
If 7.5, stock is 235/40, if staggered 225/45 and 245/40. This should not affect tire wear.
2) I get...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-29-2018, 03:11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By westopher
Re: Door Sill Tire pressure sticker

"Well I guess we can close the file on that one."
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CbmvI_HXIAAA_N-.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-29-2018, 03:06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By westopher
Re: 95 M3, Is my power steering dead?

Ahh I see. I thought you just put the old mounts back again. That was my struggle with the steering on my car and a pleasant surprise when I found out that was the only issue.
Still check it out but...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-29-2018, 06:00:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By westopher
Re: 95 M3, Is my power steering dead?

Your strut mounts may be ****ed
The bearings at the top could be blown out and your springs are binding. It the steering better at higher speed? Try going to full lock ASAP at parking lot speeds. If...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-29-2018, 05:51:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By westopher
Re: E36 M3 Blown TcKline DA Coilovers

Dorean is a good seller. Bump for a vote of confidence.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-29-2018, 05:50:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By westopher
Re: Door Sill Tire pressure sticker

Heh same as mine, and made me realize, even though my car is a canadian car from order, it still says bmw m3 USA on it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 09:14:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,842
Posted By westopher
Re: What's wrong?

Wow nice! Very lucky. Also check the block for marring near the blowout, but if the head survived you are looking good.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 08:36:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,842
Posted By westopher
Re: What's wrong?

Have you confirmed no damage to the head? If not, Im not sure this is going to be an end of the week type of project.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-28-2018, 05:48:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 634
Posted By westopher
Re: MK VIII Golf R & GTI Preview

The DSG is so much better than many of the paddle shift cars I could dig it. Realistically many enthusiasts are understanding that no new car is going to give them what they really want short of a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 04:55:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By westopher
Re: Front seat cargo net (Vaders)

I know what I'll be ordering from the dealer next week.
08 Luggage net BLAUVIOLETT 2 09/1994 52108202410 $59.29
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-27-2018, 02:19:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By westopher
Re: Ferrari: when we aren't rollin back odos, or catching fire, our brakes explode!

Daffy are you still not able to talk about what happened or are you in the clear. I'm very curious about what happened. Forgive me if I'm overstepping boundaries in asking as I know it was probably a...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-27-2018, 02:17:03 AM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Thats the same sort of look you see some greasy fratboy named chad have when the drunkest girl at the bar is hanging off him at about 3am and the lights come on.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 11:46:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By westopher
Re: Door Sill Tire pressure sticker

Upon closer inspection, its probably not what you want because it has french, due to being a Canadian car.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/895/41038198681_60fb3f312a_b.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 11:40:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By westopher
Re: Door Sill Tire pressure sticker

I'll go take one right now but its not AW.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 04:35:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By westopher
Re: Need suspension input (yes another one)

Isn't it likely he will be able to run without spacers at all because the OE style strut housings have the spring perch sit above the tire, where coilovers have the spring/spring perch sit lower?...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-26-2018, 07:00:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By westopher
Re: FS: 1995 M3 Avus Blau, well sorted

Avus is probably the best colour on these cars. Looks amazing.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Mar-25-2018, 07:23:20 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

The only parts of the constitution that matter are the right to free speech (hate speech) and the right to bear arms.

All the rest are details that don't matter.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Mar-25-2018, 04:31:38 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Considering that a transgender person was a member of the team that killed US enemy no.1 of the last decade, its pretty embarrassing to lump them into a group of mentally unstable people unfit for...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Mar-24-2018, 05:57:54 AM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Always aim down.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Mar-24-2018, 05:21:54 AM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

If youtube is going to prevent me from my god given right of watching Angela White taking 11 inches up her ******* on their media platform, then its no less reasonable for them to prevent you from...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-22-2018, 03:44:52 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

You bunch of liberal snowflake cucks need to quite being meanies.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-22-2018, 04:03:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,131
Posted By westopher
Re: fs. 1988 Henna e30 m3

Twice the price? Probably quadruple. So is everything else. Go get your time machine.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-19-2018, 11:19:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,842
Posted By westopher
Re: What's wrong?

Its a mechanical overrev that will mash pistons into the valves. It will pit the pistons, bend valves and can cause damage to the head.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-19-2018, 09:16:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By westopher
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-19-2018, 09:12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,842
Posted By westopher
Re: What's wrong?

It gets worse as it runs, but your buddy could be full of shit to be honest.
He likely didn't just "start the car" and pop the motor. Tell him you look forward to his s52 ending up in your engine...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-18-2018, 05:21:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By westopher
Re: Some LTW content

The wing, splitter, oil pump, etc are the for race use parts.
Car is incredible. Congrats.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 07:40:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,443
Posted By westopher
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 07:30:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,443
Posted By westopher
Re: Looking for an LTW in collector condition (less than 30k miles)

Yep. Every dealer purchased lightweight has that spoiler. Love it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 12:23:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By westopher
Re: Need suspension input (yes another one)

I'm a big fan of my KW coilovers. Basically anything you get from a respected company will be a step up.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Mar-16-2018, 12:03:51 AM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

As much as people like to blame foreign investors in canada its more xenophobia that creates that narrative. There is more driving force behind the market in local investors, but the foreign...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-15-2018, 08:46:08 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Thank you for saving me the typing. While not exactly the same as the US housing crisis, the same principles of people borrowing what they cant pay back based on the notion that housing will never...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-15-2018, 06:30:04 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Yeah real estate here is ****ed. Bought my 1br condo for 330 2.5 years ago and was assessed at 590k this year. Everyone is taking out heloc’s.
I’m expecting Canada’s version of 2008 in the near...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-15-2018, 06:21:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,443
Posted By westopher
Re: Looking for an LTW in collector condition (less than 30k miles)

Are you planning on keeping completely stock? Or perhaps some period correct group N suspension to help bring it up to snuff? :)
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-15-2018, 05:54:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By westopher
Re: FS- 1995 BMW E36 M3 Avus Blue 84,xxxmiles

What a fantastic looking car. Not too common to see a set of 95 dove vaders looking that good!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-15-2018, 05:52:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,443
Posted By westopher
Re: Looking for an LTW in collector condition (less than 30k miles)

Congrats!!! More pics please, and details.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-14-2018, 02:34:03 AM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Who is Ben Shapiro, and why does he seem to think Hilary Clinton is relevant enough for him to bother slandering her.
Nobody in Canada, Trudeau supporter or not feels the need to rant about his...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-13-2018, 10:24:34 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 32,256
Posted By westopher
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I'm with Nate. So happy that LS isn't going in this car. LS cars are cool, but no reason to do it in an M3. Even an s52 is a great motor.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-13-2018, 08:18:07 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

**** Serious. I sure hate your taste in cars but your taste in humanity and economics is right on point. Great analogy.:hattip:
Unfortunately it will be lost on the people that will respond with...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-13-2018, 04:07:14 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

These are all excuses and not relevant apparently.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-12-2018, 10:59:40 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Id say the person who realizes that both are possible is probably the smarter one. Not sure where you get the idea that you can put the words into my mouth that I believe people cant succeed, when...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-12-2018, 09:55:34 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

Theres excuses and there is math. They aren’t the same thing.
Whatever. I’m not going to convince you to have some empathy and you aren’t going to convince me to get rid of mine.
I don’t need...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-12-2018, 09:25:19 PM
Replies: 7,602
Views: 203,080
Posted By westopher
Re: Indictment Watch

They were a completely different generation, where the median cost of a home wasn’t 8x the average median income. Your anecdotal experiences being the be all and end all of your perspective is...
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