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richpike created the thread Latest Suggestions on Wax/Polish/Seal/Detail Sprays?.
" Hi Folks,

I've traditionally used Zaino products to detail my car, but I'm about out of my Zcs and since Zaino hasn't introduced anything new in years, I thought I'd see what others are using. A couple criteria:

1. Has to be easy to use. I love that Zcs is just a wipe-on product. Couldn't be easier. I greatly dislike products that have to "haze" and then be buffed off. I do my annual paint correction and that is enough effort. I prefer my after wash to be easy.

2. I hand wash my car weekly and typically like to apply some sort of polish/detail spray afterwards (hence the easy part above). My point is it doesn't have to last forever - I'll take shine over durability.

3. Can't cost an arm and a leg. Something in the Zaino realm. "

Today, 09:32 PM

AdminTeam created the thread chrispm3 is now here!.
" Hey chrispm3:

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Today, 09:28 PM

Sticky2 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by rawad1017 View Post
hasn't the car been sitting like 4 years? when that happens things are bound to break.. hopefully you don't get more than belt issues
No it hasn't been sitting. Um it ran fine at the last event shit happens we'll replace the belt and move on. "

Today, 09:28 PM

rawad1017 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
" hasn't the car been sitting like 4 years? when that happens things are bound to break.. hopefully you don't get more than belt issues "

Today, 09:24 PM

Sticky2 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by SexiPYm3 View Post
But I guess you think your car would have won huh lol. Guess we'll never know. Maybe next time
lol you've never won. I have. "

Today, 09:18 PM

ovitrix replied to the thread Calling all spec 3+ owners.
" I have 20k miles on my spec combo so far, we'll see how long it'll last. If this stage 3+ fails anytime soon, i really don't know what else to buy in the same price range. "

Today, 09:13 PM

SexiPYm3 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky2 View Post
So was I.
But I guess you think your car would have won huh lol. Guess we'll never know. Maybe next time "

Today, 09:10 PM

Sticky2 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by SexiPYm3 View Post
I wasn't really referring to who won or lost. Just stating what happen.
So was I. "

Today, 09:09 PM

SexiPYm3 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky2 View Post
That's why an E9X didn't win this time.
I wasn't really referring to who won or loss. Just stating what happen. "

Today, 09:07 PM

singletrack replied to the thread BMW's Vision Future Luxury concept previews the next generation G11 7-Series and 9-Series styling.
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Quote Originally Posted by mjmarovi View Post
Looks amazing inside and out to me.
@singletrack I absolutely love the interior of my E92, I really don't understand why it was apparently reviewed not so well relative to its competitors, I personally love it. I like it a lot better than the F body 3 series myself. 5 series is better, but really not a fan of current 3 series at all.
I agree with you. Although I will admit that when I first saw and sat in the S5 vs. M3, I did prefer the styling in and out of the S5. After further use (maturation? ; )), I find the Audi interior too busy. I like really like simple, purposeful interiors. I think the perfect example of BMW losing it's way is the new start-button on the 3 series. Such a small, simple detail; so poorly executed. It has that awful surround to disable the auto stop-start....it's terrible. The new steering wheels - including the M4/M3 terrible. If you want to put buttons on a steering wheel - you need to put them out of the way - there is way too much going on in terms of style and function.

...and no insult intended to the F series. I am, of course, splitting hairs - but that is what great design is about right? : ) "

Today, 09:03 PM

BuraQ replied to the thread STFT Banks 1 & 2 - What is normal ?.
" [QUOTE=alex@ABRhouston;560519]No, making it more rich will make the additive value in MS come down from high positives, and multiplicatives will lower the percentage..... positive on either one is the DME adding fuel, negative on either one is the DME removing fuel.


Zero on either value is what you are shooting for (perfect) because that means your main map is on target. the additives and multiplicatives are there technically to adjust for fuel octane differences, elevation, air leaks, restrictions and wear.


sounds like the beginning of WOT area on the map needs more fuel specifically then.


edit: looking at those logs, 20-30% positive needs to be corrected, IMO. The car is adding 20-30% more fuel over the entire fuel map to compensate. On any normal car, this would totally set codes for those being out of range, and would have done so around 12-15%.... "

Today, 08:48 PM

Sticky2 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by SexiPYm3 View Post
So then I guess Drew represented for the E9x crew
That's why an E9X didn't win this time. "

Today, 08:45 PM

blackshan replied to the thread NEW stage 3 update thread. DOC RACE delivery.
" Lmao!! U are hated from the looks of your rep points. Lol "

Today, 08:24 PM

SexiPYm3 replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
" So then I guess Drew represented for the E9x crew "

Today, 08:20 PM

blackshan replied to the thread Calling all spec 3+ owners.
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Quote Originally Posted by ovitrix View Post
you don't hear the chatter sometimes because the rpm stays higher. I wish i could raise the rpm to about 800-900rpm at idle to eliminate the chatter at stoplight. Chatter gets bad with the ac on.
Yeah that be nice! I'm still curious to how much louder the aluminum flywheel would have been. Hope I don't get a chance to try it for myself. This clutch hopefully does just as good as the oem one. Lol "

Today, 08:15 PM

mrbillytalent replied to the thread Megasquirt experience.
" My goal is to use this as a learning experience to learn about engine tuning as well as being a fun, one of a kind project. I'm graduating with my degree in mechanical engineering this semester so I want a project to keep my brain busy while I'm out of school. This being said, I too see potential in the n54 and would love to get this swapped into another chassis and move forward with bigger turbos and maybe one day get into building the motor.

Is the OEM ecu usable in another chassis? From my understanding it just hasn't been figured out quite yet, hence the need for a stand alone tune. "

Today, 08:13 PM

AdminTeam created the thread MikeCC is now here!.
" Welcome MikeCC, take a look around, I think you will like what you see. "

Today, 08:12 PM

JonsC63AMG replied to the thread Article: Tune only W204 C63 AMG vs a bolt on Mustang GT 5.0 'Coyote' from a roll.
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Quote Originally Posted by Untouchable View Post
Car has 850miles. 3k?????
no race mode at 850 miles.

im not a troll, I'm just honest.
You begged him to race
Negative rep this guy. "

Today, 08:04 PM

mjmarovi replied to the thread Megasquirt experience.
" Hmmm very interesting, I'm personally not very well versed in standalone systems, and have only ever heard of one person using one and it still wasn't "standalone".

I'll be honest, IMO there would be better options for engines to swap into a project car. Not saying the N54 isn't great or doesn't have potential, but until it's figured out and there are proven options out there with proven power capabilities I just don't see it as the best option. S54 would be seem like a better option to me.

However, if you were to use the N54 right now I'd be looking at MOTEC.

Oh, yeah you could also just use the OEM ECU lol. It is an extremely powerful unit and tuning seems to be going quite well with it thus far, and it's only getting better. "

Today, 07:57 PM

mjmarovi replied to the thread BMW's Vision Future Luxury concept previews the next generation G11 7-Series and 9-Series styling.
" Looks amazing inside and out to me.
@singletrack I absolutely love the interior of my E92, I really don't understand why it was apparently reviewed not so well relative to its competitors, I personally love it. I like it a lot better than the F body 3 series myself. 5 series is better, but really not a fan of current 3 series at all. "

Today, 07:54 PM