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Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 05-31-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,340
Posted By mohaughn
I'm running 500# in the rear, but really need to...

I'm running 500# in the rear, but really need to be up at 650 or so. Not sure what the front springs are. My car still has the TcKline recommended spring rate, which I feel has the rear end way to...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 05-29-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,340
Posted By mohaughn
I haven't run a rear bar in years. My mechanic...

I haven't run a rear bar in years. My mechanic is the chief mechanic for RSR racing which was running the mini coopers in grand-am, but he has also worked with Automatic racing and other BMW racing...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 04-16-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Parting Out 1995 Ti 5-speed
Views: 5,507
Posted By mohaughn
Looks like he is fairly active in Triad Sports...

Looks like he is fairly active in Triad Sports Car Club. Since he is an officer of that club, maybe email all of the other officers and ask him to explain himself and his actions to his fellow club...
Forum: Engine 12-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,793
Posted By mohaughn
Yeah, it is a more modern look. Makes the I4...

Yeah, it is a more modern look. Makes the I4 look like it's bigger brother. The plug on the back of my coil pack comes loose, so I have to put a big huge zip tie around the coil pack and the plug...
Forum: Engine 12-24-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,793
Posted By mohaughn
rob_e30 has been selling them for the last couple...

rob_e30 has been selling them for the last couple of years. he has several posts on here about them. The main advantage is being able to replace individual coils, not having to deal with a coil...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 12-19-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,515
Posted By mohaughn
Chiming in on an old thread. I've been through a...

Chiming in on an old thread. I've been through a similar freshening of my car, and run the TcKline DA's.

You need to replace every bushing in the car. If they've never been replaced, they are...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 12-19-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,945
Posted By mohaughn
Needs to be really high, and back off the rear...

Needs to be really high, and back off the rear deck lid.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1719087

I'm not really sure what track/kink you are talking about, but what tires...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 10-30-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,370
Posted By mohaughn
I actually like the DTC60 even better than the...

I actually like the DTC60 even better than the HT10. Unfortunately, it can be hard to keep a good amount of heat in the DTC60's. Even then, the 60's don't wail as bad as the HT10's. I never liked...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 10-30-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,747
Posted By mohaughn
If it is dual purpose, and you like the quality...

If it is dual purpose, and you like the quality of the ride, go with stock OE. Otherwise, if you don't mind the vibration and added noised of urethane go with those. I've noticed that things like...
Forum: Brakes 10-24-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,856
Posted By mohaughn
Cheaper brake pads is about it. It is crazy how...

Cheaper brake pads is about it. It is crazy how expensive BMW caliper specific tracks pads are. The pads for my old wilwood kit were about 40% cheaper than the BMW caliper pads.

You shouldn't...
Forum: Suspension 09-19-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 41,090
Posted By mohaughn
Your wheels looks like the are pushed really far...

Your wheels looks like the are pushed really far forward into the wheel well. Are you running M3 offset control arms with the offset bushings? That will cause the geometry to get screwy and make...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 09-11-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By mohaughn
I definitely have mixed feelings about the SCCA...

I definitely have mixed feelings about the SCCA development program. For their race schools, the do very little driving instructions, and some people go to that program with no experience and expect...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 09-11-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By mohaughn
Weather looks great. Good lines for first time...

Weather looks great. Good lines for first time out..

Only comments are to turn in slightly sooner for T1 and get closer to the left side wall. Takes confidence and time to build up to buzzing...
Forum: Maintenance 09-11-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,571
Posted By mohaughn
Rear main seal if the leak is in that area. I've...

Rear main seal if the leak is in that area. I've also found that the oil filter housing that is a frequent leak can leak down the back of the motor and look like it is coming from between the engine...
Forum: Transmission 09-05-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By mohaughn
Check your motor mounts and transmission mounts. ...

Check your motor mounts and transmission mounts. It doesn't take much driveline movement to cause the shifter to hit the body and pop it out of gear.
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 08-17-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
Posted By mohaughn
Do the rules limit how light you can go? I'm...

Do the rules limit how light you can go? I'm guessing probably some kind of hp/weight limit given the comparable cars in class. I've got my TT prepped Ti down to 2450 with me in it and I've not...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 08-06-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By mohaughn
so tempting.. I missed taking first place two...

so tempting.. I missed taking first place two days in a row at my last TT event because it rained on Sunday and I was using a set of street tires, and one of my competitors who was over 6 seconds...
Forum: Electrical 07-23-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By mohaughn
Is there even one for the battery mounted in the...

Is there even one for the battery mounted in the engine compartment? My 95 never had one, or if it did, it fell off somewhere along the way.

I know all BMWs with the battery in the trunk have a...
Forum: Lounge 07-19-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By mohaughn
non-swapped, non-FI Ti's are probably up in the...

non-swapped, non-FI Ti's are probably up in the 14/15sec range and higher. They are not fast or even quick cars for drag racing.

I road race mine, I can do a 2:42 and some change around Sebring...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 06-25-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,650
Posted By mohaughn
Front to rear weight balance, aka 50/50 weight...

Front to rear weight balance, aka 50/50 weight distribution is more of a marketting terms. I've not met any racers that scale their cars that are primarily worried about front to rear weight...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 06-13-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,557
Posted By mohaughn
Sounds like mine. Active with the winter...

Sounds like mine. Active with the winter package. Winter package had an LSD and could be put on any package(base/active/sport) of the car. Some other recent threads and investigation have shown...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 06-13-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 47,058
Posted By mohaughn
I use an IOport roll bar mount and mount mine to...

I use an IOport roll bar mount and mount mine to the harness bar on my roll bar. The wide angle lens works out really well and you can fully see the steering wheel and out of all of the front...
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 06-05-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,087
Posted By mohaughn
I never believe anything a seller tries to say...

I never believe anything a seller tries to say about a car. Especially things like all maintenance done, or first owner, etc... Unless they can back it up with proof, I just assume it is trying to...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-23-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,965
Posted By mohaughn
Time for a tow vehicle and trailer... You can...

Time for a tow vehicle and trailer... You can easily get a Ti under 2200# without driver.. :) Well, maybe not easily as it starts to cost money to get down under 2250, but under 2200# is definitely...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 05-19-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,249
Posted By mohaughn
East Penn manufacturing company is who makes...

East Penn manufacturing company is who makes them. DEKA is the name they use for any direct sales. I've compared my 'big crank' to a braille and they are physically identical. There was a honda...
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