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      11-18-2019, 01:20 PM   #89
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That stable you've got friend is my goal. I love the red car.
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      11-18-2019, 03:21 PM   #92
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Beautiful cars. Thanks for sharing.

In my experience, once the subframe on the e46 M3 starts cracking, it will continue to crack, even after it's "reinforced" with plates.

The load simply goes elsewhere. The subframe fix in these cars is extremely problematic because to truly address the issue, you have to weld plates into virtually all areas of the subframe. Using a good epoxy on the inside of the subframe is a must, as well.

All off-the-shelf solutions out there with "plates" simply aren't enough. Sooner or later, other parts of the subframe will crack. And if they don't, rest assured that the load will be dispersed elsewhere. Something is always taking the "hit".
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      11-18-2019, 04:33 PM   #93
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I'm confused. Isn't this GT what we were calling the "E36 M3 lightweight " in the USA? But that only came in white with the flag decal on the left front of the hood.
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I'm confused. Isn't this GT what we were calling the "E36 M3 lightweight " in the USA? But that only came in white with the flag decal on the left front of the hood.
The GT had the S50 with a higher compression ratio and made 295 hp, vs our 240 and Canada's 286. I don't think the GT had as many weight saving measures as the LTW and certainly the Canadian S50 LTW is the rarest, and likely fastest of the three due to power and weight. The GT was listed as 66 pounds lighter than the regular M3 while the LTW was around 200 pounds lighter.
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      11-18-2019, 07:41 PM   #95
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I thought the final version of E36 M3 made 321 hp?
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I thought the final version of E36 M3 made 321 hp?
They are but this is the only limited edition produced just before that. More like a final version of the 3.0 engine before the 3.2
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Those three are true M cars. Spectacular!
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Didnt the CSL have reinforced subframe vs the regular E46?
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That stable you've got friend is my goal. I love the red car.
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Beautiful E36 !!!
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Beautiful cars. Thanks for sharing.

In my experience, once the subframe on the e46 M3 starts cracking, it will continue to crack, even after it's "reinforced" with plates.

The load simply goes elsewhere. The subframe fix in these cars is extremely problematic because to truly address the issue, you have to weld plates into virtually all areas of the subframe. Using a good epoxy on the inside of the subframe is a must, as well.

All off-the-shelf solutions out there with "plates" simply aren't enough. Sooner or later, other parts of the subframe will crack. And if they don't, rest assured that the load will be dispersed elsewhere. Something is always taking the "hit".
Well, the original un reinforced subframe lasted 15 years of hard track duty and road abuse with tiny cracks.
I would be happy if the reinforced fix would last the same period although I'm pretty sure it will excees that. That's good enough for me
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I'm confused. Isn't this GT what we were calling the "E36 M3 lightweight " in the USA? But that only came in white with the flag decal on the left front of the hood.
They have same cosmetics outside but GT was the original as it homologated the GT class M3 racers.
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A legit M car trio because they are so desirable. The CSL would easily be worth double the money if BMW delivered them with a proper 6 speed manual shift from factory. It'd be the M GOAT, but hey the life of an auto enthusiast isn't always fair.

That E36 is perfection. Well done. Istanbul is a bustling city.
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      11-19-2019, 08:52 AM   #99
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Incredible transformation! Thanks for sharing. Your car is surely setting standards for automotive excellence in the 1000 mile radius. Beautiful!
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      11-19-2019, 10:55 AM   #101
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Wow his stable looks fantastic. Nothing flashy but so right in damn bullseye.
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A legit M car trio because they are so desirable. The CSL would easily be worth double the money if BMW delivered them with a proper 6 speed manual shift from factory. It'd be the M GOAT, but hey the life of an auto enthusiast isn't always fair.

That E36 is perfection. Well done. Istanbul is a bustling city.
Thanks. Actually I am a die hard manual fan but wouldn't change the smg on the CSL for a manual. It fits the car perfectly.
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