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#1 (permalink) Old 09-16-2004, 11:32 PM
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A lot of the rides here are way past stock in their engine bays, brakes, and suspensions. If we have put the right parts together, we should see increased acceleration, braking, and handling numbers! The question is how much better than stock performance is your ride?

Who has tested their modified BMW's 0 - 60 times, 1/4 Miles, Lateral Acceleration, Friction Circle, etc.?

Who enters their rides at SCCA Events, Drag Strips, etc.?

Who has performance testing equipment from GTech, Escort, Vericom, etc.?
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I do the SCCA thang, and have been contemplating the g timer for a long long time. I think underdrive pulleys are next though, so the timer will wait another few months.

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not to burst your bubble or anything, but i'd rather just cruz in my car, stock is pretty good for me!

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I hate sounding like the new guy that doesn't know anything,...but that's what I am, so I just wanted to know what exactly scca is? I'm guessing it's some sort or racing association? How do I join?


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The Sports Car Club of America: http://www.scca.org

And, the SCCA Magazine's web site too: http://www.sccasportscar.com/
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Originally posted by Cruzin 323is@Sep 17 2004, 12:26 AM
not to burst your bubble or anything, but i'd rather just cruz in my car, stock is pretty good for me!
My car is currently 99% stock too, all but the Synthetic Oils and the K&N filter.
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ok... I drove my exact car stock about two months ago at an autox... this autox was pretty much made for a higher HP car.. due to the speed of the corse... so I gave the car all she was worth... (same 97 M3.. 2dr.. no mods)... and out of three runs.. my fastest time was 49.90... then I took my car.. which has had the entire suspension replaced... and modified a little... along with a few engine upgrades.. and brought my time down to 47.95... I noticed the biggest difference in handeling... some say the M3s handeling is by far the best... yes.. it is.. stock.. but once you improve upon this stock setup.. things only get amazing.

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I have Gone to a couple of SCCA tracks, and been the pace car for them.
Its alot of fun, to go out and "warm up" before the cars get on the track.
I also get the opportunity to do some hot laps.....given my car is slow.....but it turns like its on rails.
I had decent times, I can "run" with some production limited prep cars.
Try it if you have a track by you, its REALLY fun

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I'm going to start taking mine out with SCCA, saw a little ti out there running at the track last weekend and it inspired me to race again!

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I ran a 7.28 0-60 and 15.35 at 93.09 quarter mile on my g-tech, with a 60ft time of 2.4. (note this was the best of four runs at sea level and about 70 degrees, and 3rd day driving the car) all I have is a different air box and tires, I also stopped in the 120s from 60. On cool brakes though.
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Thank you all for replying! Keep it coming!

Ding, what year 325is do you have?
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94, i'm going to do more runs this weekend, then with my cold air and then after the chip, so i should have enough data to give up on this site
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With my setup minus the springs here were the results of the last auto- that I ranresults
I an the 318i in the Novice category...
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