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Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,666
Posted By exdos
Ive just tried that fix in Google Chrome and it...

Ive just tried that fix in Google Chrome and it does work. Unfortunately, I don't usually use that as my default browser.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,666
Posted By exdos
I've now taken the precaution of downloading my...

I've now taken the precaution of downloading my entire library of 376 photos hosted by photobucket to save the images rather than risk losing them. This doesn't solve the problem though of broken...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,666
Posted By exdos
Looks like all my illustrations on this forum...

Looks like all my illustrations on this forum which were hosted by Photobucket have also evaporated.:cryin:
Forum: Spotted! 03-07-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By exdos
I also spotted the same car on the A1198 near...

I also spotted the same car on the A1198 near Bassingbourn Barracks on Saturday 1st July. First I've seen on the road for a few years too.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,698
Posted By exdos
As one of the longest members/MC owners on this...

As one of the longest members/MC owners on this forum, I'm still around but a much less frequent visitor than I used to be. I'm afraid that I now only do a couple of hundred miles a year in my MC...
Forum: General Discussion 13-10-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 69,169
Posted By exdos
Here's another. ...

Here's another.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m154/exdos/P33NUT%202_zpsondyguqc.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 24-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By exdos
Pistonheads article on a MC for sale

http://www.pistonheads.com/regulars/ph-spottedykywt/bmw-m-coupe-spotted/32964
Forum: General Discussion 24-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8,316
Views: 913,829
Posted By exdos
2 MCs in rare colours at Donington (mines the...

2 MCs in rare colours at Donington (mines the Z4MC)

http://www.z3mcoupe.com/photopost/data//500/482_MCs_at_Donington.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By exdos
No. The S54 version has an integral housing for...

No. The S54 version has an integral housing for the MAF and is slightly larger than the S50 version.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By exdos
Several years ago I did a lot of work on...

Several years ago I did a lot of work on air-intakes and exhausts for the MC (should be able to find the postings from a forum search). I had my car independently dyno'd at Powerstation and Evolve...
Forum: Off Topic 18-07-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By exdos
Can anyone explain?

This happened in a Z3: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-33556908

How could anyone sit on the dashboard in any Z3 variant, especially when the car is moving????
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-05-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 133,819
Posted By exdos
Dave, Definitely. The poly bushes/inserts contain...

Dave, Definitely. The poly bushes/inserts contain lateral movement and the ACS spacers contain vertical movement. I've fitted a disc of stout conveyor belting above my polybushes, to act in a similar...
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 133,819
Posted By exdos
I've been saying for years on here that I...

I've been saying for years on here that I consider the tearing of the boot floor is primarily caused by the excessive movement of the rear subframe to which the differential is attached. This is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,582
Posted By exdos
Why? Accelerated engine wear without a...

Why?

Accelerated engine wear without a filter too.
Forum: Knowledgebase 06-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Sticky: TIS online
Views: 12,304
Posted By exdos
See the link in Dave's post above. If you let the...

See the link in Dave's post above. If you let the google translator do the translating, then you should be able to get some idea of the job you want to do. The Russian to English translation works...
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By exdos
It's the way you tell 'em! :thumbsup:

It's the way you tell 'em! :thumbsup:
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 24-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,850
Posted By exdos
As I posted earlier, the formula for calculating...

As I posted earlier, the formula for calculating Horsepower is:

HP = (RPM * Torque in ft/ lbs) / 5252
Therefore if the engine can rev to 8,000rpm, without a big drop off in torque, it will give a...
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 19-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,850
Posted By exdos
The air-intakes of the Z4MC and E46 M3 are also...

The air-intakes of the Z4MC and E46 M3 are also better (and bigger due to more space under the larger bonnets) than that of the Z3MC, which also assists in producing more torque/power.
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 18-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,850
Posted By exdos
The formula for calculating Horsepower is: ...

The formula for calculating Horsepower is:

HP = (RPM * Torque in ft/ lbs) / 5252

Therefore, if torque is the same, then the engine revving to 8000rpm will produce a higher HP figure than the...
Forum: General Discussion 13-08-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8,316
Views: 913,829
Posted By exdos
What are those two little black covers for either...

What are those two little black covers for either side of the number plate? There are two more on the bonnet.
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By exdos
I've found that swapping tyres, even of the same...

I've found that swapping tyres, even of the same make (i.e. Falken 451 -> 452) and of different makes (i.e. Continental to Michelin) requires a different suspension set-up with adjustable suspension,...
Forum: General Discussion 15-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,894
Posted By exdos
I'm afraid that I don't have a ticket. It's a...

I'm afraid that I don't have a ticket. It's a shame that you just can't pay at the gate on the day.
Forum: General Discussion 14-07-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 69,169
Posted By exdos
In order to keep this thread for photos, I've...

In order to keep this thread for photos, I've started a new thread on what I've done here:
http://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showthread.php?p=147755#post147755
Forum: General Discussion 14-07-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,894
Posted By exdos
Undercar aerodynamics

On my MC (Z3), I've previously made various aerodynamic parts for the underside, by gutting a pair of rear silencers and then putting flat bottoms on them and incorporating them into a rear-diffuser...
Forum: General Discussion 13-07-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 69,169
Posted By exdos
Thanks Inkey$.:thumbsup: The underside aero...

Thanks Inkey$.:thumbsup:

The underside aero mods seem to give the car great straight-line stability and reduce steering effort. I've previously done similar mods to my Z3MC, and it seems to work...
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