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      06-12-2019, 06:46 AM   #9527
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Got my car back from my body guy. Someone traded paint with my car in the parking lot last week on the driver side nose. With years of rock chips, road rash, orange peel, with the new scuff, I just had the bumper completely resprayed. After months of fighting with the seller, finally got my 4pt. and bolted it right on in, still bubble wrapped.


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      06-12-2019, 07:23 AM   #9528
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Got my car back from my body guy. Someone traded paint with my car in the parking lot last week on the driver side nose. With years of rock chips, road rash, orange peel, with the new scuff, I just had the bumper completely resprayed. After months of fighting with the seller, finally got my 4pt. and bolted it right on in, still bubble wrapped.


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      06-12-2019, 09:13 AM   #9529
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Ugh...me too 😬
is there some established link between cowbells and driveshafts? I've seen lots of theories on the cowbell, but mostly to do with brake shields or release springs, not driveshafts.

This is interesting to me as I have occasional cowbells myself, and I think I also have some new noise that sounds like a wheel bearing, but I might just be hearing things that are normal/not there, as its only with the top down and there's no sign of any play or roughness when the car is on the quickjack.
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is there some established link between cowbells and driveshafts? I've seen lots of theories on the cowbell, but mostly to do with brake shields or release springs, not driveshafts.

This is interesting to me as I have occasional cowbells myself, and I think I also have some new noise that sounds like a wheel bearing, but I might just be hearing things that are normal/not there, as its only with the top down and there's no sign of any play or roughness when the car is on the quickjack.
The driveshaft U Joints are the prob. In 1st or 2nd anytime the front shaft quickly spins at a diff rate than the rear shaft. For example starting off after stopped. Driving in 1st then suddenly letting off the gas. Itís not random so You can tell itís not the dust shield cowbell. Iím actually replacing a front bearing very soon too
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      06-12-2019, 09:28 AM   #9531
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Mine's not that bad, it only happens from standstill on mine occasionally. It won't reoccur if I'm on and off the throttle at low speeds. If I was him I would definitely fix that...
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      06-12-2019, 01:16 PM   #9533
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Installed a new coolant temp sensor and revised connector/harness per the old connector TSB.
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      06-12-2019, 06:59 PM   #9534
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can anyone recognize what brand/model this tow hook license plate mount is?


and

where do these little LED lights go?
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      06-12-2019, 07:00 PM   #9535
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Installed a new coolant temp sensor and revised connector/harness per the old connector TSB.
What do you mean by the second part
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      06-12-2019, 07:23 PM   #9536
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Swapped yet another set of OEM kidney grilss This time, they have black slats and chrome surrounds (OEM M3 type) whereas I had just swapped in the all chrome non-M version. I am definitely liking these better.



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Got my car back from my body guy. Someone traded paint with my car in the parking lot last week on the driver side nose. With years of rock chips, road rash, orange peel, with the new scuff, I just had the bumper completely resprayed. After months of fighting with the seller, finally got my 4pt. and bolted it right on in, still bubble wrapped.
Looks so good. Is that an AJM Motorsports front lip?
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What do you mean by the second part
https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/20...44020-3150.pdf

12517847971 is the revised connector with pigtails with crimp fittings. I didn't even know about it, but a fellow E9Xer I met at the track informed me when my car went into limp mode for a coolant temp sensor code.
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I hooked it up on the CTEK charger. I won't be driving it for like 2 weeks.
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Installed KMP Steering Wheel and replaced one of the momentary buttons to latching for IPE Exhaust. The magnetic paddle click is superb! Thanks slicer
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Installed KMP Steering Wheel and replaced one of the momentary buttons to latching for IPE Exhaust. The magnetic paddle click is superb! Thanks slicer
Sweet!!!!
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can anyone recognize what brand/model this tow hook license plate mount is?

where do these little LED lights go?
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Installed KMP Steering Wheel and replaced one of the momentary buttons to latching for IPE Exhaust. The magnetic paddle click is superb! Thanks slicer
Would love to see a full review on this setup. I have been eyeballing it.
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can anyone recognize what brand/model this tow hook license plate mount is?

where do these little LED lights go?
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      06-13-2019, 11:10 AM   #9544
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Have a code for the Idle Control Valve, car runs fine other than the first km on fuel up, and even then it's only when I'm stopping does the RPM go up and down slightly.
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Getting my windows tinted right this moment!😀
I need to do that also.
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I need to do that also.
My appointment is for next Wednesday.

Going to do 50% on all side windows and 40% on rear. Just want it for heat rejection as I like the look of the car. Personally choice. Plus, I hope to avoid tickets!!!

What are you guys going with for tint %?
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