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      08-02-2009, 05:56 PM   #23
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From what I can see in this video, I don't see any hole closing up fast. IMO that was unnecessary braking - agree with Lucid. The Vette should have gone on the inside on that one, but tough call if he didn't plan it ahead of time. On that double pass, I would have dove inside or not done the double pass at all.

Anyhow, I want to see this E30 lucid! Are you driving it around town?
If you look carefully there is a car directly ahead of him when he braked.Did he overbrake?Probally!Were there other choices to deal with the traffic?Probally!Just glad to see that there was no contact as the Vette had a very tough weekend trying to deal with the noise limits at Calabogie.


They did not race it that way,but cut the outer sleeve off and inserted the baffles in the collector.Probally cost them 50 horsepower.

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Wow Lucid. What a car you just bought. I'll do my best to be in Tremblant to look out for your car. I'm moving at the end of August with my family in France so I don't know yet if I'll be able to free up time to run on the track with my E92 M3.

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Wow Lucid. What a car you just bought. I'll do my best to be in Tremblant to look out for your car. I'm moving at the end of August with my family in France so I don't know yet if I'll be able to free up time to run on the track with my E92 M3.

It be good to see you around.
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It'll be great to meet you. If you don't bring your car, but show up anyway, please stop by. Cheers.
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Hey there Lucid,

Looks like we'll get to meet up. My first time at LCMT . Im signed up for the Friday only with 3 other friends. One of my friends has a 360 Modena Challenge Stradale but he is not coming with that car He's bringing his 08 Audi RS4.

The other 2 guys all have current model M3's. One has the 4 door and the other the coupe. The other guy with the Coupe is an instructor.

Looking forward to seeing you there ,

Antony

P.S. I took the day off tomorrow to drive down to Plattsburgh where I had TireRack send my new RE11's. Looking forward to trying those out on friday and I also made up a homemade camera mount to video friday!
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Hey there Lucid,

Looks like we'll get to meet up. My first time at LCMT . Im signed up for the Friday only with 3 other friends. One of my friends has a 360 Modena Challenge Stradale but he is not coming with that car He's bringing his 08 Audi RS4.

The other 2 guys all have current model M3's. One has the 4 door and the other the coupe. The other guy with the Coupe is an instructor.

Looking forward to seeing you there ,

Antony

P.S. I took the day off tomorrow to drive down to Plattsburgh where I had TireRack send my new RE11's. Looking forward to trying those out on friday and I also made up a homemade camera mount to video friday!
Too bad I won't be bringing my E92; sounds like there will be a bunch of them there.

Looking forward to meeting you there...
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hey Great meeting you at Tremblant.

Hope you worked out that rear view mirror issue and enjoyed the weekend!

I had a blast Ffirday and toasted (warped) my front discs. Good thing I didnt sign up for all 3 days.

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hey Great meeting you at Tremblant.

Hope you worked out that rear view mirror issue and enjoyed the weekend!

I had a blast Ffirday and toasted (warped) my front discs. Good thing I didnt sign up for all 3 days.

Great to meet you as well. I had a ton of fun, especially during the last runs on Sat and Sun. I finally started to "understand" my E30. It really likes to be on the throttle cornering. True for all cars, but felt like more so for the E30 M3.

I doubt that your rotors are warped. If you used the stock pads and are experiencing vibration through the pedal, it is most likely a pad deposit issue. Very common with stock pads. If that's the case, it'll go away in a few weeks.

Also, I haven't driven on RE-11s, but I think 45-46 psi hot for the RE-11s is too much.

Mt. Tremblant is a great curcuit. Turns 2-3 are tricky, but fun.
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Great to meet you as well. I had a ton of fun, especially during the last runs on Sat and Sun. I finally started to "understand" my E30. It really likes to be on the throttle cornering. True for all cars, but felt like more so for the E30 M3.

I doubt that your rotors are warped. If you used the stock pads and are experiencing vibration through the pedal, it is most likely a pad deposit issue. Very common with stock pads. If that's the case, it'll go away in a few weeks.

Also, I haven't driven on RE-11s, but I think 45-46 psi hot for the RE-11s is too much.

Mt. Tremblant is a great curcuit. Turns 2-3 are tricky, but fun.
Im pretty sure my Discs are warped. You can visually see the waves and running your finger across them you feel waves. Also ... I have 26,000 kms on my car and 2 track days so it makes sense to have wasted them.

I have the service plan so I called my SA and booked an appointment on wednesday to change them after that I booked an appointment with a BMW specialist shop to put on Race Pads and Steel Braided lines. Already have the race brake fluid.

I think next year I will invest in some Coilovers then Im done as far as mods goes. I had some excellent pickup along the back straight . I was able to hit between 220 and 230 prior to braking hard for that right hander. I would actually make up about 6 to even 10 car lengths on that back straight but those track cars killed me in the corners. Stock suspension and brakes just couldnt keep up.

Im signing up for a 2 day in LCMT on Aug 20 and 21st with BMWCCA Quebec.

As far as the PSI on the RE11's I am also sure I was running too hot. Next time I will decrease and see how that goes. Again... I must say I LOVED the performance of the RE11's . I would 100% recommend them as a track/street tire.
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The stock rotors should last at least 10 track days and 10k miles, but you might just as well get them replaced if the surface is uneven and if you have vibration. Your exhaust sounds great btw!
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Lucid,

It was nice meeting you and getting to drive in the same group. I had a great time even though I was in a low horsepower car. It was great to drive the track vs taking rides as I had done so many times before. The turn 1-2-3 combo was a ton of fun and it sure takes some "big 'ens" to go through there without braking like the racers and many of the instructors do. For me the most diffucult section to get right was the 4-5 combo. It was hard getting a lot of speed out of 5 for the long stretch down to the carosel.

I wish I had set up my video cam in my friends car. That would make some entertaining videos of the track.

Pics will be coming soon.
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It was nice meeting you and getting to drive in the same group. I had a great time even though I was in a low horsepower car. It was great to drive the track vs taking rides as I had done so many times before. The turn 1-2-3 combo was a ton of fun and it sure takes some "big 'ens" to go through there without braking like the racers and many of the instructors do. For me the most diffucult section to get right was the 4-5 combo. It was hard getting a lot of speed out of 5 for the long stretch down to the carosel.
It was nice to finally meet you as well. Yes going into 1-2-3 all out takes balls but I think even the racers lift before 1 if not brake to bleed some speed. The other thing I learned is that even if you go too hot into 1 and up the hill into 2, you can still brake down the hill before you turn into 3 provided you hug the apex long enough (to the second cone) so that when you come out you can go down the hill straight for a bit (which gives you the chance to tap your brakes before 3 if you were indeed to too hot and then get back on the throttle for 3.)

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I wish I had set up my video cam in my friends car. That would make some entertaining videos of the track.
Yeah, you mean like the time I went off in 10 in front of you!

That taught me be a good lesson about getting your equipment straight before an event such as making sure your newly acquired track prepped car has a rear view mirror. I swear I thought it had one when I test drove it! I was so busy trying to figure out if I cleared your car after you pointed me by that I missed my braking point and went in too hot. Anyway, no harm done, so it's all good.

4-5 seemed to work for me most of the time, but I had to short shift before 6 or otherwise I'd be riding the limiter through it.
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It was nice meeting you and getting to drive in the same group. I had a great time even though I was in a low horsepower car. It was great to drive the track vs taking rides as I had done so many times before. The turn 1-2-3 combo was a ton of fun and it sure takes some "big 'ens" to go through there without braking like the racers and many of the instructors do. For me the most diffucult section to get right was the 4-5 combo. It was hard getting a lot of speed out of 5 for the long stretch down to the carosel.

I wish I had set up my video cam in my friends car. That would make some entertaining videos of the track.

Pics will be coming soon.
I did a short on board video (damn I used the lower video quality !)



and also have some pics !

First pic is my car(white E92 M3)
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Yeah, you mean like the time I went off in 10 in front of you!
I wasn't going to call you out on the forum, but yeah...it would have made for an interesting video.

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I did a short on board video (damn I used the lower video quality !)


Thanks for sharing the video. That exhaust sure sounds nice. I would have liked to have had my E92 M3 with me this weekend. It looked like you had your hazard/4 way flashers on for the entire 3 laps, or am I seeing things. I thought I could see the red button in the center flashing.

I also passed the Ferrari, in a tired '89 E30 325i with no engine mods. 160hp baby.
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I wasn't going to call you out on the forum, but yeah...it would have made for an interesting video.
I don't care. If I had video of it myself, I'd post it. (I need a new mount for my camera). I initially caught the slide, so at least I didn't spin, but the rebound was too quick, hence the grass. Strangely enough, I think I wouldn't have had issues with the same type of slide on the E92--I've been in the exact same situation several times at similar speeds. The E30 gets really light if you are not seriously on the throttle, and the rebound is totally different obviously.

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I also passed the Ferrari, in a tired '89 E30 325i with no engine mods. 160hp baby.
I'll dyno the E30 M3 soon. I am curious. When I passed you on the straight the first time, were you WOT or did you lift slightly? If you were WOT, that was a good indication of the power difference between the two cars, which didn't seem like a whole lot, as when you gave me the point by we were pretty much at the same speed. The Ferrari looked kind of lost.
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I'll dyno the E30 M3 soon. I am curious. When I passed you on the straight the first time, were you WOT or did you lift slightly? If you were WOT, that was a good indication of the power difference between the two cars, which didn't seem like a whole lot, as when you gave me the point by we were pretty much at the same speed. The Ferrari looked kind of lost.
I beleive the first time you passed me it was right after the carosel, I don't think I lifted until you got to my door and it seemed as if we were drag racing so I lifted slightly to let you complete the pass. I didn't always lift when I was being passed, it depended on the situation. Also, I didn't always lift when you were passing me, but I beleive the first time I had probably slowed you up in the corner which made you slower on the staight.
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I posted pictures from the weekend here.

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I posted pictures from the weekend here.

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I wish I could have made it!Looked like you guys had a good time!
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I beleive the first time you passed me it was right after the carosel, I don't think I lifted until you got to my door and it seemed as if we were drag racing so I lifted slightly to let you complete the pass. I didn't always lift when I was being passed, it depended on the situation. Also, I didn't always lift when you were passing me, but I beleive the first time I had probably slowed you up in the corner which made you slower on the staight.
If you lifted slightly during the first pass, then I should dyno the car as it sounds like my motor might be somewhat down on power, which would not be surprising given the miles. We kind of started that section at the same speed; I was coming up to you around the carosel but I did slow down a little to make sure you saw me and gave me the point by.

Thanks for the pics!
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I wish I could have made it!Looked like you guys had a good time!
I really liked the track. The E92 would be right at home there on the straights and the sweepers. Can't wait to do it again next year. See you then!
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If you lifted slightly during the first pass, then I should dyno the car as it sounds like my motor might be somewhat down on power, which would not be surprising given the miles. We kind of started that section at the same speed; I was coming up to you around the carosel but I did slow down a little to make sure you saw me and gave me the point by.

Thanks for the pics!
I remember my E30 325is & E30 M3's that were stock used to run neck & neck in acceleration to 200kph.M3 's responded real well to mods that made them go much better.
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Lucid,

Let me know how you want me to send the full sized pictures.
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Thanks for sharing the video. That exhaust sure sounds nice. I would have liked to have had my E92 M3 with me this weekend. It looked like you had your hazard/4 way flashers on for the entire 3 laps, or am I seeing things. I thought I could see the red button in the center flashing.

I also passed the Ferrari, in a tired '89 E30 325i with no engine mods. 160hp baby.

Damn... You have a DCT M3 ... THAT would have been amazing for the track. Too bad you and Lucid didnt come with your M3's.

I never saw such a HUGE collection of E46M3's and E30M3's for the track !

The light shows up on all onboard videos . Its the hazard but no they were not on .

As far as the exhaust... I had quite a few people complement me on the sound . Its quite amazing and changes sound as it winds up to 8500 . I actually got black flagged at the end of my 3rd session and had to ease off the throttle in my last session. If you look at the video when the E46 passes me around the 7 min mark (somewhere around there) thats where the DB monitor was so I was always letting off there. Same spot where I passed the Ferrari. Believe it or not I was black flagged for 92.4 DB ! LOL I was .4 above the limit.

Im headed back there next week for 2 days and Im trying to find exhaust tips that point down . Ive been told they reduce up to 4 DB. I just cant seem to find them anywhere so if any of you know where I can go please let me know.

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