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  1. so this is a BMW owner question. i have been to only 4 champ races and at each of those races i have seen 1 or more BMW's in the pit stall for most of the race with a few fellows under the hood. and when i mean under the hood, they are pulling pistons and stuff out. so, is this on par for BMW maintenance, or just really bad luck? heck, for all i know, its been the same car and the same guys working on the same motor..lol
  2. 13.5 - not too bad
  3. ahh. i was thinking it was a 350. ill have to go back and look at that. thanks.
  4. i just found this from the first of the year. seems like a few didnt think they were so good for power to weight. i drove this one a bit i have to say its quite a bit quicker than my 1.6 miata. the z3 i have has the 2.3.
  5. So, i just picked up a 1999 Z3, 2.3 stoopid cheap. like, this is a ligit $500 car. runs and drives great, just tons of cosmetic issues. perfect champcar candidate, right?? its a 350 car per the book, but i don't think i have ever seen one at an event. is there a reason why? they seem like a great car, rear wheel drive, 170HP, 2900 lbs-ish. like a spunkier Miata. id like to hear what you guys think, know, dont know about hese cars. ive been looking but not finding a whole lot. thanks!!
  6. wow.. i cant believe they make something just for that. pretty cool.
  7. Never thought if that. Ill try it tonight.
  8. hey.. so, my minty fresh Miata has a boat load of tire rubber marks on it. I have found that WD-40 works pretty good for removing them but i wanted to know what everyone else uses. also, mine is a wrap, not paint, so i cannot use solvents that are too hot. let me know what you think. thanks!!
  9. ad3adman

    High RPM's - Good or Bad for engines?

    id like to know more about your turbo setup. i have some points to spend.
  10. ad3adman

    What Tire Size Does Your Team Run?

    205/50r15 - miata
  11. ad3adman

    High RPM's - Good or Bad for engines?

    iv'e been running a stock motor with 109,000 +/- on it when dropped it in 4 years ago and i'm banging off the rev limiter all the time with no issues. change the oil after every event. used mobile 1 for a while now i use valvoline 20w-50 for endurance. 1990 miata 1.6
  12. yes, i am interested. i still need one. just PM me a price and i cal paypal you. thanks and really glad you found it.
  13. Same one that got all cross in the carousel in front of me at sebring. In my vid earlier in this thread you can see i just chose to completely leave the tarmac while he sorted himself out.
  14. i dig your photo.... im not saying its aliens, but it was aliens.. hahahaha