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Forum: Lounge 01-02-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By riddleyo
The car is now out of my hands, sold to a...

The car is now out of my hands, sold to a wonderful gentleman from VA. He sounds like a true BMW enthusiast so I'm glad the car went to him. I'm sure he will take good care of it.
Forum: Cars for Sale 12-01-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,330
Posted By riddleyo
Thanks. Headlights: Headlight Enclosure: DEPO...

Thanks. Headlights:
Headlight Enclosure: DEPO European E36 Ellipsoids Gen-4
Headlamps: DEPO 6k w/ 35w ballasts H1 HID & Super Blue Halogen High Beams

You can take the gauge idea. Besides, I...
Forum: Lounge 10-24-2016, 01:51 AM
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Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
Thanks for the support and sharing the ad!

Thanks for the support and sharing the ad!
Forum: Lounge 10-22-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
Wow featured on Jalopnik? I lowered the price...

Wow featured on Jalopnik?
I lowered the price to 5900, should be a fairly quick sell after all the exposure haha.
I'm sure if I had it listed for 5900 to begin with, the voting results would be...
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-22-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,330
Posted By riddleyo
Thanks! Updated the pictures to include a...

Thanks!

Updated the pictures to include a shot of the bubbling on the right rear well as requested by someone. No claims of a perfect show car exterior! But mechanically, this car is SOLID
Forum: Lounge 10-21-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
After a great season, I think it is time for me...

After a great season, I think it is time for me to move on to the next autocross project for next year. I need to move up a class and this beautiful BMW is now for sale. Pretty much all the problems...
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-21-2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,330
Posted By riddleyo
EDIT: sold

EDIT: sold
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-21-2016, 01:26 AM
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Views: 5,330
Posted By riddleyo
Edit: SOLD

Edit: SOLD
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-21-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,330
Posted By riddleyo
Lightbulb 1997 318ti Supercharged (DASC), Black on Black, M3 Body Kit (OHIO)

EDIT: Car is sold, but you can still check out my build thread in my signature below.
Forum: Lounge 06-25-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,978
Posted By riddleyo
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Lounge 06-25-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
Delrin trailing arm bushings from Ireland...

Delrin trailing arm bushings from Ireland engineering getting greased:
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n534/riddleyo/97%20318ti/44.jpg

Using a 6" C-clamp to press in the bushing pin into the...
Forum: Lounge 06-16-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
But.. but... it's supercharged! Maybe when I get...

But.. but... it's supercharged! Maybe when I get tired of battling the miatas, I'll put in the straight 6.



I'll keep ya in mind, thank you.




I just made them up as I went. I put two...
Forum: Great Lakes - US 06-06-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,501
Posted By riddleyo
Lightbulb 2016 OHIO AUTOCROSS

Bring out your BMW and see what it is capable of! Join up with the Miami Valley Sports Car Club (http://mvscc.com) - we are based out of Xenia OH and routinely race at Wilmington Airport which is...
Forum: Lounge 06-06-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,152
Posted By riddleyo
About an hour north of Cinci here. Bring out your...

About an hour north of Cinci here. Bring out your bmw to the local autocross groups. Our is the Miami Valley Sports Car Club (http://mvscc.com). We will be racing at Wilmington Airport this year...
Forum: Suspension 06-06-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By riddleyo
Thanks for the info joe. The camber and toe...

Thanks for the info joe.
The camber and toe plates finally shipped. For future reference, the perches DO fit the 318ti. I will be documenting the install in my autocross build thread with tons of...
Forum: Lounge 06-06-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
It was a sunny day today and I got a lot done....

It was a sunny day today and I got a lot done. First, used a grinder to prepare the subframe for welding:
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n534/riddleyo/97%20318ti/32.jpg

Bare metal is good:...
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
Now I turn attention to the trailing arms. ...

Now I turn attention to the trailing arms.
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n534/riddleyo/97%20318ti/13.jpg

After burning out the old worn bushings, I flap wheel the inside surface with a...
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
The previous owner installed Ireland Engineering...

The previous owner installed Ireland Engineering eccentric camber/toe bolts. They were rusted to hell and combined with shot rear trailing arm bushings, the whole crap setup had to go. Had to use a...
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,679
Posted By riddleyo
Arrow Riddleyo's Autocross 318ti

Riddleyo's Autocross 318ti

The Car:
1997 BMW 318ti BLACK

The Goals:
Ultra Grip!
Autocross!

The Background:
Forum: Suspension 05-13-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By riddleyo
Yea will be calling IE today to confirm. By the...

Yea will be calling IE today to confirm. By the way, IE said the posi lock camber toe kit is on backorder until further notice. Apparently their supplier is slow... so I'm at a standstill until they...
Forum: Suspension 05-03-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By riddleyo
Thanks for the pics and info - pretty helpful. I...

Thanks for the pics and info - pretty helpful. I think the combination of camber/toe weld in plates, weight reduction, and stock spring pads is causing the rear to be high. I am going with adjustable...
Forum: Suspension 04-30-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By riddleyo
The rear sits about 3" higher than the front....

The rear sits about 3" higher than the front. Unfortunately, I didn't snap a picture, I went right to disassembly.
The Ireland Engineering Eccentric Rear Trailing Arm bracket for adjusting...
Forum: Suspension 04-29-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By riddleyo
H&R sport springs - too tall in rear

I have a 97 318ti with h&r sport springs. The rear of the car sits way too high, lots of rake, even though the springs are all the same. Part number on the spring says 29970. I am removing the rear...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 04-05-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,104
Posted By riddleyo
Great stuff. Where will the 100kg be coming from?

Great stuff. Where will the 100kg be coming from?
Forum: Cars for Sale 01-08-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,170
Posted By riddleyo
Is this car still for sale?

Is this car still for sale?
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