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      06-07-2007, 12:35 PM   #23
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Can someone enlighten me on the silver disc behind the rotor?
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      06-07-2007, 12:51 PM   #24
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nice! thanks for the scans!
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Can someone enlighten me on the silver disc behind the rotor?

Cover to prevent water splashing. Also it looks like it is funnelling air for cooling as well.
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      06-07-2007, 02:14 PM   #26
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M3's are not different from regular 3's when you bolt stuff together.
Apparently not anymore since they're using the same production line. A big part of getting an M was the fact that they were handbuilt for you.
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Great scans! TY VM!
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      06-07-2007, 02:55 PM   #28
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From the article:

"1988's E34 M5 was hand-assembled here..."



Other than that, interesting article...
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      06-07-2007, 02:58 PM   #29
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Entering that on Google Earth results in a location in Niger?

Best regards, south
Well actually, they will be moving the production line to Niger.

Of course, I made a mistake. The actual coordinates are:

48 deg 14'52.78" N and 11 deg 37'17.63" E
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      06-07-2007, 03:08 PM   #30
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great post. i might need to pickup this magazine to add to my collection. thanks!
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look at that stance.. white is def the best color i cant wait!



does this exhaust look restrictive to you guys? all these bends cant be good for air flow.. aftermarket companies are going to have a hard time making an exhaust for this.. yikes
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      06-07-2007, 04:33 PM   #32
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ya i noticed that too??

hopefully there are some inovative ideas about how to get it less restricted, atleast aftermarket will probebly be able to lose some weight from that area tho
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ya i noticed that too??

hopefully there are some inovative ideas about how to get it less restricted, atleast aftermarket will probebly be able to lose some weight from that area tho
If I am not wrong from reading from somewhere, that exhaust design is for the proper exhaust pressure wave tuning. It is possible to cause a cylinder to draw in a greater amount of air/fuel than would be indicated by it's volume alone.
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      06-07-2007, 11:37 PM   #34
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Did we all know that metal roof with sunroof would be an option if you don't want the CF roof? That makes everyone happy!
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If I am not wrong from reading from somewhere, that exhaust design is for the proper exhaust pressure wave tuning. It is possible to cause a cylinder to draw in a greater amount of air/fuel than would be indicated by it's volume alone.

Backpressure is what ur thinking of. And I think ur correct.
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Is the silver/blue paint that is referenced for the sedan a new color?
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      06-08-2007, 04:48 AM   #37
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Is the silver/blue paint that is referenced for the sedan a new color?
That will be Silverstone II, so no.
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Did we all know that metal roof with sunroof would be an option if you don't want the CF roof? That makes everyone happy!
Yes, has been a well-known fact.
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someone asked about the black wheels already, but no anwers yet. i really like them, anyone know if they will be an option?
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That will be Silverstone II, so no.
I thought that was the case but was hoping for another choice.
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Apparently not anymore since they're using the same production line. A big part of getting an M was the fact that they were handbuilt for you.

Handbuilding is overrated, IMHO. YOu get much more consistency being on a high tech line like they have at the BMW plants.
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Handbuilding is overrated, IMHO. YOu get much more consistency being on a high tech line like they have at the BMW plants.
+1. It's like CNC machining vs. turning the dials by hand. How do you want your engine block manufactured? I certainly know how I want mine produced.
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