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      06-01-2012, 06:09 PM   #243
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Here is a street update:

As of 3:30 P.M. there is a 4 inch gap between my driveway and the street, and another 4 inch gap from the road to the street.

But all is not lost, because I have access to a very special generation ///M car (I have to get it) that I will be bringing (very rare) if I can't get either my e92 or e90 out.
Did someone say "plywood"?
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      06-01-2012, 06:15 PM   #244
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Did someone say "plywood"?
Yep, exactly, or I will shovel some dirt and make a mound if front of the driveway.
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      06-01-2012, 06:25 PM   #245
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Hey ace, can you please put me down as 100% for the meet.
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      06-01-2012, 06:36 PM   #246
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Here is a street update:

As of 3:30 P.M. there is a 4 inch gap between my driveway and the street, and another 4 inch gap from the road to the street.

But all is not lost, because I have access to a very special generation ///M car (I have to get it) that I will be bringing (very rare) if I can't get either my e92 or e90 out.
As long as you can make it Mr C!
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      06-01-2012, 06:37 PM   #247
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Yep, looks like we're going to have every generation of M3 out!

I'm also excited because the E46 M3 that's coming with it is Phoenix Yellow ;
Here is a street update:

As of 3:30 P.M. there is a 4 inch gap between my driveway and the street, and another 4 inch gap from the road to the street.

But all is not lost, because I have access to a very special generation ///M car (I have to get it) that I will be bringing (very rare) if I can't get either my e92 or e90 out.
Cause of this I am parking my car outside. You shouldn't have a issue coming out but going in is the pain. I was able to put my car in by reverse in the garage yesterday ( my car is dropped on kw sleeves) but the problem for me is when I come out. Which I decided to park outside because I'm scared that I will scrap/ crack my front lip.
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      06-01-2012, 06:50 PM   #248
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Yep, exactly, or I will shovel some dirt and make a mound if front of the driveway.
You have to bring out the E92 Dakar Yellow.
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      06-01-2012, 07:05 PM   #249
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You have to bring out the E92 Dakar Yellow.
I don't know about that...

There is too much of risk damaging the Front Lip...

That gap is 4 inches, and an M3 with the competition package, has a clearance of 4.2 inches. That's a little too close for my taste.
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      06-01-2012, 07:46 PM   #250
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I don't know about that...

There is too much of risk damaging the Front Lip...

That gap is 4 inches, and an M3 with the competition package, has a clearance of 4.2 inches. That's a little too close for my taste.
We should make a "How to makeshift a driveway during street construction" DIY after this thread
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      06-01-2012, 07:52 PM   #251
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We should make a "How to makeshift a driveway during street construction" DIY after this thread
Now that's a good idea!
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Now that's a good idea!
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      06-01-2012, 09:29 PM   #253
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So I started hearing a clunking noise coming from the back along with a small bang on not-so-granny shifts. My diff bolt has broken before so I jacked the car up and thought if I just torque all four bolts on the diff, it should be fine. No luck. If I punch the diff, you can hear a rattle that seems to be coming from inside the diff. I'm still going tomorrow, but if I die along the way, I'm jumping in your car Vinny! Otherwise, service on monday
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damn it. I have a meeting. If not id there :-(
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      06-02-2012, 01:05 AM   #257
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Well, after my neighbor and I built a mound of dirt, I tried backing out, and right when the front lip got to the mound my neighbor said "STOP." It would have scraped. The street is just too low.

No big deal, I have implemented plan "B"

See everyone at 9:00
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Well, after my neighbor and I built a mound of dirt, I tried backing out, and right when the front lip got to the mound my neighbor said "STOP." It would have scraped. The street is just too low.

No big deal, I have implemented plan "B"

See everyone at 9:00
Yay! see you at 9:00!
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Well, after my neighbor and I built a mound of dirt, I tried backing out, and right when the front lip got to the mound my neighbor said "STOP." It would have scraped. The street is just too low.

No big deal, I have implemented plan "B"

See everyone at 9:00
I feel you. I was so careful with my lip. But being dropped wit a lip in LA, there are just some drive way exits that no matter how angled you are; you still scrape! After a few scrapes and a day at the track my lip needs a new clear coat. So now I'm just like F it. Lol.

See you guys soon. Will be nice to finally meet you in person Supercar Ace.
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Awesome turn out! Great meeting some of you guys and seeing all of you. Hope everyone has a safe trip back
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Just wanted to say it was my pleasure meeting you guys at the meet. The meet was a awesome! I hope everyone returns back safely with no ticket.
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      06-02-2012, 05:53 PM   #264
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First of many many thanks to Vinny for putting this meet/cruise together it was a blast. Secondly it was great seeing everyone and meeting some new people, can't wait to do it again see you all next month!!!
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