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Old Tue, Jun-18-2019, 02:51:06 AM   #311
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Oh man those shots look amazing. On side note, what do you think about that rollbar? Thinking of getting one myself..
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Oh man those shots look amazing. On side note, what do you think about that rollbar? Thinking of getting one myself..
probably the best bolt in option on the market... it's 1 piece so the install sucks.. otherwise, it's great!
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Old Tue, Jun-18-2019, 06:27:47 PM   #313
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Just got all caught up on your build, Frank. The M3 is coming along great! So glad you've decided to keep it and getting it out there on track.

Did you end up getting rid of the air box? Was it to get something new or because you didn't like it?
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Just got all caught up on your build, Frank. The M3 is coming along great! So glad you've decided to keep it and getting it out there on track.

Did you end up getting rid of the air box? Was it to get something new or because you didn't like it?
Thanks Tony!

I ended up selling the airbox, i regret it but oh well.. i had a hard time wrapping my head around the cost for the little bit of added HP.. I took the money from the airbox and bought the 4.10 gears.. I definitely money better spent there.
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Thanks Tony!

I ended up selling the airbox, i regret it but oh well.. i had a hard time wrapping my head around the cost for the little bit of added HP.. I took the money from the airbox and bought the 4.10 gears.. I definitely money better spent there.
That air box price tag is a hard pill to swallow. Still want one though. Haha.

Have you tracked on the 4.10 gears? I've always wondered if the added acceleration makes up for the added gear shifts. I guess it depends on the track...
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That air box price tag is a hard pill to swallow. Still want one though. Haha.

Have you tracked on the 4.10 gears? I've always wondered if the added acceleration makes up for the added gear shifts. I guess it depends on the track...
yeah, definitely a tough one to swallow...

I actually did Lime Rock Park and NY Safety Track, both tracks are on the shorter side, around 2 miles or shorter and the gears were great.. I've noticed placed where I'd sit on top of 3rd, I can be in 4th and carry more speed.
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I actually did Lime Rock Park and NY Safety Track, both tracks are on the shorter side, around 2 miles or shorter and the gears were great.. I've noticed placed where I'd sit on top of 3rd, I can be in 4th and carry more speed.
Ah! Then a well worthy upgrade!
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