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Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 02-08-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,511
Posted By slacker
95ti purchase

I have a 95 with 120k and I would say this is a good price, however, the things that are probably wrong with this car at 150K are numerous.
I would suspect the rubber bushings throughout are shot....
Forum: Induction 01-25-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,001
Posted By slacker
I have a DASC which has explerienced a gasket...

I have a DASC which has explerienced a gasket leak. Anybody else explerienced this? It also had a bracket mount break. Anybody else?
It has been on about 30K miles.
Gary
Forum: Suspension 08-13-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,057
Posted By slacker
Billstein PSS-9 rear limits

I have a Billstein PSS-9 setup and have a question for anyone else with the same setup. I have been told my rear height is too high, and is probably adversly affecting my handling. I am not finding...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 08-13-2006, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By slacker
I would think you would be leaving it in "A" "2"...

I would think you would be leaving it in "A" "2" for the start. It will auto shift from 1st to 2nd. and then stay in 2nd until you pop it up to 3rd. It will auto shift down to 2nd when needed, and...
Forum: Suspension 08-13-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By slacker
I have a Billstein PSS-9 setup and have a...

I have a Billstein PSS-9 setup and have a question for anyone else with the same setup. I have been told my rear height is too high, and is probably adversly affecting my handling. I have always felt...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-02-2006, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By slacker
The only similarity is the 1.9 in early models...

The only similarity is the 1.9 in early models and in the rear suspension, which is interchangeable. We own a Z3 MCoupe. which is even more advanced in the brakes, rear swaybar, etc. But because of...
Forum: US and North America 08-01-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By slacker
bump Pics now avail under "fogged airbox for...

bump

Pics now avail under "fogged airbox for sale" album in my gallery. Asking $75 with good stock filter. $15 to ship if not in SF Bay Area. Only fits 95 M42. Requires horn relocation.
Gary
Forum: US and North America 07-31-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By slacker
Thumbs up Heat-shielded pvc "Fogged" airbox for 95

Selling my heat-insolation wrapped PVC "fogg" converted stock airbox. This worked great prior to my DASC and K&N conversion. This is not a flimsy poor flowing dryer duct. This is a custom fitted...
Forum: Lounge 07-25-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By slacker
Thumbs up cool electricity

Got to go with "cool electricity" as well. Like the result you got using the cell phone too, but with so many Photo Shop effects out there, you lose the impact of your method. Don't listen to the...
Forum: US and North America 07-18-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By slacker
Ian, I have 17" wheels from a 330. They are...

Ian,
I have 17" wheels from a 330. They are staggard with 245-17 rears, 225-17 ft., but LOVE em. Should be available on e-bay with so many going 18s. You can get these in chrome or silver, mine are...
Forum: US and North America 07-18-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,306
Posted By slacker
"fogged" airbox for a 95...perfect for this K&N filter

That is if this fits a 95 M42 airbox. Which brings me to an offer to sell my heat-insolated PVC "fogg" converted old airbox. This worked great prior to my DASC and cone K&N conversion. This is not a...
Forum: Engine 05-21-2006, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By slacker
M42 and newer engines have knock sensors and...

M42 and newer engines have knock sensors and unless you have a supercharger, you should be OK with 89. Superchargers call for 93 but in CA you have to settle for 92 which seems to be OK.
Gary
Forum: Induction 05-21-2006, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,384
Posted By slacker
Cooling should not be a problem at sea level in...

Cooling should not be a problem at sea level in FLA with a new stock radiator and BMW coolant. Make sure the water pump and thermostat was replaced and the hoses are good. I have a 95 Sport with DASC...
Forum: Exterior 05-03-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,098
Posted By slacker
They are supposed to be enforcing it here in CA...

They are supposed to be enforcing it here in CA now, but I have a NASA logo on my front plate (see the July calandar photo) but the plate is behind it.....so, technically, I have a plate affixed to...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 04-07-2006, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,906
Posted By slacker
momentum

I agree with Andy on this. It's much nicer with the supercharger but remains a momentum car none-the-less. As is a Miata...which in "Spec Miata" form will give us fits with way less horsies....
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-04-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,500
Posted By slacker
Thumbs up 1996 328ti and aceyx have hit it on the head in...

1996 328ti and aceyx have hit it on the head in regards to doing this only at the track. You will never know how much you really don't know until you do this. You owe it to yourself and everyone...
Forum: Transmission 04-04-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By slacker
Hey Bones, My 95 started out as an auto...

Hey Bones,
My 95 started out as an auto too....now a 5sp, don't ask how much that costs! I got pretty good driving it with the auto, even on the track. Your 1st and 2nd shifts sound normal while...
Forum: Induction 04-04-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,064
Posted By slacker
When you receive the kit, you also receive a...

When you receive the kit, you also receive a California Air Resources Board legal decal that mounts in the engine bay.
This is not a cheap item, nor is it a 6 hour install as Downing says, but once...
Forum: US and North America 03-08-2006, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By slacker
The price is right for the miles considering the...

The price is right for the miles considering the body/interior look as good as they do. Not sure what you mean by the dented radiator, if you mean fins..bend em out, but with 100.6Kmi. and if it is...
Forum: Exhausts 02-18-2006, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By slacker
Thumbs up Semi-local shop

Gen,
Welcome to the group and I hope you have had luck with the exhaust. I don't know if you are using M-Service in W.C. or not, but they are expensive and do NOT do many specialty mods. I have a...
Forum: Interior and ICE 01-15-2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By slacker
A simple solution is to just pull the lighter,...

A simple solution is to just pull the lighter, put in the factory plug and use for accys. or, plug in a map light.
As for the ash tray, on the 95 it is small and the insert pops out and I keep a...
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 01-15-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By slacker
Thumbs down headers

You might be better off putting the $200 into ceramic coating and even wraping the stock setup and keeping the power curve where its at...especially if its DASCd. Just a thought. Now on a trailer...
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 12-17-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By slacker
Thanks Cali....I have until tomorrow early am to...

Thanks Cali....I have until tomorrow early am to decide if this is a gotta have!!
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 12-17-2005, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By slacker
So what is the list on this? I see this is a...

So what is the list on this? I see this is a "purchase" price and not a bid...and there are two. I'd love this for the ole 3.73 from the E30. Will it fit? I mean without too much of a fight! Any info...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-28-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,048
Posted By slacker
"Lets say we have 2 ti's both bone stock both...

"Lets say we have 2 ti's both bone stock both auto. One has 15's the other has 17's i will guarantee the ti with 15's will be faster in 0-60. We are not talking alot here just 10th's of a second. I...
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