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sweetm3 last won the day on September 20 2016

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About sweetm3

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    2nd Gear
  • Birthday 06/10/1961

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    North Shore Auckland
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    E36 M3 97
  • Mods List
    X Brace, UUC Trannie and Vibra-Technics Engine mounts, CAI, Ground Control Track and Race System, Braid Brake and Clutch lines. RacingBrake.com BBK, Scorpion back box, Eibach sway bars & GC adjustable links and rear lower control arms, Powerflexs Black poly backend, a big rear wing and front spitters, de-cat, twin 2.5 pipes with merge, UUC M5 clutch and light flywheel, ARP rod bolts, Recaro Sportster cs full leather front seats, RallyRoad strut brace, RTD shifter, UUC DSSR,Tuned by Gavin 😎
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    Minnie Me vitz

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    My Car, soccer, golf, computers and having fun at driver training.

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  1. sweetm3

    E39 Eccentric Hardware

    Gareth, two stories Waterpump installed, pump price $700 nz on invoice, I stood in the foyer and called them bloody thieves same pump from the states $130 us. Pump price dropped to $500 nz. Rear lower bush $70nz or $25 from US each Same part Sponsored Race car (parts @ cost) $6.00 nz each. Old stories but true Sorry mate, but the poor old bmwnz companies lack of profit margin is a joke
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    Top Hose Burst

    Same Glen
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Went for a drive around the block 😁 last night.
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    M3 Evo 3.2 1997 (HACKAR) Part 2

    Only 1mm to the radius, the fun was trying to find a rotor that matched the sweep area and "C" measurement. "C" measurement is distance between bottom of the sweep area and bottom of rotor face.
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    M3 Evo 3.2 1997 (HACKAR) Part 2

    New AP Racing rotors + BG Development Custom Bells + New front Caliper Seals All put together, on car Bleeding system - FAIL by Mark New photos on 1st page
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Put my front brakes back together, bleed the rears moved to the front only to find that. Both cailpers are leaking from the new piston seals I put in........😢
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Helped push a Z4, just about blow a foo foo valve man are they heavy
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    M3 Evo 3.2 1997 (HACKAR) Part 2

    Nathan it has happened before to RB and other manufacturers, but my rotors looked in great condition So after I sent RB, as much info and photos as I could and offered to send higher resolution photos if required This is an excerpt from Racingbrakes response "To assure driving safety, track racing should not be rely on "track miles" or number of events, rather it's the driver's responsibility to have the brake inspected "prior" and "after" each event, and periodic replacement on pad and disc is recommended before a potential brake failure can occur" I replied with The info I provided, total miles, total track time etc The photos are (worth a thousand words) of, Ring condition and thickness, pad condition, Hat temperature and failure areas etc The links to my build threads was to show you how anal, I am with my cars maintenance and performance . All the above was provided to you to help analyze what went wrong. With the idea that I would receive a logical explanation as to why this happened and some reassurance going forward that it was safe to use your produce again. The best response I got was from a M3Cutters member Iain, His comment was that I had put approx 35 trackday heat cycles through the rotors, which I hadn't thought of. I worked out that I have done 7 trackdays, approx 5 sessions a day, so between 745-600 km.
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    M3 Evo 3.2 1997 (HACKAR) Part 2

    Picked up a trailer from Hirepool Sunday, Elton was nice enough to allow me to store the car in one of the garages overnight. Very funny The real worry is the Rotors looked great, at a glance you wouldn't notice the any spider cracks on the face. And as I said I had my face right in there looking when I attached the Temperature strip. I was lucy, I'd basically finished my braking and was about to turn in. if I'm reading my data correctly 139km/h down to 60km/h in 62mtrs .............. so not so scary at the time
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Well guys Driver training on Sat 11th at Hampton Downs was existing to say the least. (More photo on my project page)
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    Glad to hear mate, We are" birds of a feather" I have been asking myself whats next, and if the worst was to happened ? Which direction would I go
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    Hey Richard I did a quick search as I'm no expert on stoker kits, but from what I picked up from a few of the threads, where it had been done. They had spent $15000 + US in the early 2000s. When 400+ hp was talked about it was said that race teams were having to rebuild the engines very 20-30 hrs. https://store.vacmotorsports.com/mobile/vac---s50b30--s50b32-euro-e36-m3-34l-premium-stroker-kit-p2363.aspx They list the parts in this kit. If you're happy with 20hp extra then a modified exhaust and a tune can do that on a s50b32 or are you looking as you have to rebuild the bottom end ?