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      12-27-2012, 09:13 AM   #23
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Any interest in doing a BMW CCA club race school? Thinking about offering one at TWS with the PDS some weekend in 2013 (hopefully first quarter). Don't need a race car to participate.
Contact me offline about this............Phil
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I brought the E36 out earlier this year, and the M Coupe out in 2011. I've come out and played before. I'll def. be out more in '13, it's part of my resolution.
I was referring to the '13.
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I was referring to the '13.
Yeah I'm trying to get him to bring it out to play as well .........Phil
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Yeah I'm trying to get him to bring it out to play as well .........Phil
there will be two 13's there at a minimum. mine and jay's.
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there will be two 13's there at a minimum. mine and jay's.
You mean the wife's car that you keep putting mods on.


My '13 will eventually come out, but I still don't have a clear bra on it yet, and I need to make sure the maintenance I did on the E36 has resolved my high speed vibration issues.

Phil - Aren't the Houston E9x M3 track steps.
1. Get an M3
2. Track E9x M3 and get addicted
3. Get a supercharger for said M3
4. Realize the E9x is too expensive for a high use track car
5. Sell E9x M3
6. Buy E46/E36 M3 & make it a dedicated track car
7. Go to the track alot

I'm just skipping the expensive steps since I already have the E36
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You mean the wife's car that you keep putting mods on.

yup. that one. and she will be driving. stoptechs are on.
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You mean the wife's car that you keep putting mods on.


My '13 will eventually come out, but I still don't have a clear bra on it yet, and I need to make sure the maintenance I did on the E36 has resolved my high speed vibration issues.

Phil - Aren't the Houston E9x M3 track steps.
1. Get an M3
2. Track E9x M3 and get addicted
3. Get a supercharger for said M3
4. Realize the E9x is too expensive for a high use track car
5. Sell E9x M3
6. Buy E46/E36 M3 & make it a dedicated track car
7. Go to the track alot

I'm just skipping the expensive steps since I already have the E36
Yeah that seems to be the trend. Although the guys that have made that move have somehow disappeared (Disapr)....uh oh, did I say that ......Phil
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      12-28-2012, 07:47 AM   #30
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I skipped the supercharger part, but the rest holds true
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I skipped the supercharger part, but the rest holds true
I've got the supercharger...just on the wrong car.
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if there is room, i am in for the beginner group
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      12-29-2012, 12:52 PM   #33
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Save your money and get an 08 or 09 M3 instead of a 13. With the savings buy a supercharger and run the M3 at the power it should've come at. Oh, swap the E36 for an E46 so you have a real track car

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You mean the wife's car that you keep putting mods on.


My '13 will eventually come out, but I still don't have a clear bra on it yet, and I need to make sure the maintenance I did on the E36 has resolved my high speed vibration issues.

Phil - Aren't the Houston E9x M3 track steps.
1. Get an M3
2. Track E9x M3 and get addicted
3. Get a supercharger for said M3
4. Realize the E9x is too expensive for a high use track car
5. Sell E9x M3
6. Buy E46/E36 M3 & make it a dedicated track car
7. Go to the track alot

I'm just skipping the expensive steps since I already have the E36
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When's the shakedown ride?
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When's the shakedown ride?
He's acting like he doesn't want to drive it. Perhaps we can let him join our little cat and mouse game ....................Phil
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When's the shakedown ride?
Soon, hopefully next week depending on the weather.

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He's acting like he doesn't want to drive it. Perhaps we can let him join our little cat and mouse game ....................Phil
I don't mind being a mouse, let's play..

Maybe when you see the finished project you'll understand why it is taking so long. You know that I wouldn't miss this much track time if there was an option!
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What's your first event going to be? I am signed up for TWS on jan 19.
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What's your first event going to be? I am signed up for TWS on jan 19.
Not sure really - I'd love to run TWS on the 19th, it just really depends on how the suspension setup and testing goes next week (assuming good weather). This car has been completely disassembled down to the bare body and then reassembled with mostly new aftermarket and a few new OEM components. So far all systems are go except for a couple of malfunctioning AN fittings that I'm replacing this weekend - but - the car hasn't moved more than 100' under it's own power since the project started so testing is required.

If everything checks out then I may attend this event on the 2nd and potentially the TWS event if they still have slots for SOLO as I don't currently have a passenger seat.
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Not sure really - I'd love to run TWS on the 19th, it just really depends on how the suspension setup and testing goes next week (assuming good weather). This car has been completely disassembled down to the bare body and then reassembled with mostly new aftermarket and a few new OEM components. So far all systems are go except for a couple of malfunctioning AN fittings that I'm replacing this weekend - but - the car hasn't moved more than 100' under it's own power since the project started so testing is required.

If everything checks out then I may attend this event on the 2nd and potentially the TWS event if they still have slots for SOLO as I don't currently have a passenger seat.
How much does it weigh?
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How much does it weigh?
It really shouldn't weigh more than ~2800 empty. The cage is a bit overkill though so we'll see. I'll have the weight next weekend.
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It really shouldn't weigh more than ~2800 empty. The cage is a bit overkill though so we'll see. I'll have the weight next weekend.
That's crazy! You're interior must be just sheet metal, a seat, a couple of wires, a steering wheel, and a shifter.
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In. I'll be there driving the karts with my daughter in the morning.
Signed up! I went karting with my niece and nephew yesterday. Maybe I will join the two of you.
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