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E36 M3 (1992-1999) {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
Total Produced: 71,212 - Years Produced: 1992 to 1999


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Old Mon, Oct-30-2017, 09:47:56 PM   #181
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Thanks dude, I like them aesthetically but for track I would like to go back down to 17-inch.

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I used to have -3.2 front camber and the car felt very neutral. This season I have -2.6 and I notice a lot more front end push.
More front camber and wider front tires will work wonders with your setup.
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Managed to get down to 1:30.xx yesterday, about 4 seconds faster than my last time at Streets.



Issues currently center around understeer. Any tight 2nd gear corner and it's pushing. Turn 2 and turn 13 basically killed my lap times. A simple tire pressure adjustment did help a bit, and while some of the issue is driver mod, I've driven a lot of other cars at this track without experiencing push like this. Tire size differential is the big elephant in the room here.

Regardless, I think I will try to get 2 more track days out of these tires. End of the year, I'm going to move to a set of 17x9 BimmerWorld TA16 wheels, a wider front tire, slightly more aggressive alignment, and hopefully I can get the damn wing and front splitter on. Working on finding a good body shop to paint the wing. I think these changes will help, without making the car worse on the streets. Bottom line, I do drive this thing almost every day.
Hey man, it's Geoff. We met last time at Buttonwillow. You may want to consider raising the rear of your car slightly to help weight jack it and turn in better. Turns 2 and 14 slow corners. If I come in too fast or don't turn in a little earlier than it looks like I should my car will understeer as well. I'm on 285/30r18s with over -4 degrees in front. Breaking 1:30 should be pretty easy for that car. If I see you out at the track again I'll take you for a ride if you want. I find it's easier to find areas to shave some time if you see the course at speed.
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I used to have -3.2 front camber and the car felt very neutral. This season I have -2.6 and I notice a lot more front end push.
More front camber and wider front tires will work wonders with your setup.
I'm at -2.5 right now, I was thinking about going to about -3 or so. My plan is to shove a 255 in front so we'll see how that all works.
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Hey man, it's Geoff. We met last time at Buttonwillow. You may want to consider raising the rear of your car slightly to help weight jack it and turn in better. Turns 2 and 14 slow corners. If I come in too fast or don't turn in a little earlier than it looks like I should my car will understeer as well. I'm on 285/30r18s with over -4 degrees in front. Breaking 1:30 should be pretty easy for that car. If I see you out at the track again I'll take you for a ride if you want. I find it's easier to find areas to shave some time if you see the course at speed.
Hey Geoff, what's up man? I would be very much interested in a ride along and some instruction if you're up to it. I know there's a faster time hiding in the car and I need help finding it. You wanna come up there next weekend? There's an Extreme Speed Track Events day at Streets on the 4th. I'm on the fence. Just trying to decide where to use the tires, like I said I think I can get 2 more days out of them. I'll pm you my number.
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