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Old 03-30-2016, 06:27 AM   #751
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Anyone near Grand Rapids have a LSD for sale? Was shooting for a 3.73 and want to avoid shipping if possible.
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Old 03-30-2016, 06:34 AM   #752
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LKQ in Kalamazoo says they have an e36 and e34 that may have an LSD in them.
The e36 is a 325is so that would be a good target.
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Old 04-16-2016, 11:10 AM   #753
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From SoCal visiting Michigan for work. Had some free time to cruise around Ann Arbor with a rental Jetta Sportswagon on a twisting road (http://www.twistyroadfinder.com/Home/Road/262997). While cruising, caught a beautiful late model. I couldnt resist but to creep up and followed him for a good mile in order to get a closer photo opp 😉😀😁. Cant wait to get back to Cali and take my baby out for a proper cruise 🚗🚗



bonus pic for the view along my cruise route

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Old 05-23-2016, 07:46 PM   #754
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Anyone in Metro Detroit know where I can get my fenders rolled? I just installed 12mm spacers with my Ronal LS and they rub slightly on heavy bumps...

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Old 08-31-2016, 06:50 PM   #755
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Anybody in Metro Detroit have a spare headlight switch I could borrow? All of my dash and cluster lights mysteriously went dead, and I'm trying to figure out what the hell is going on

Let me know, thanks
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Old 08-31-2016, 07:00 PM   #756
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I have one laying around someplace but I'm up north


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Old 08-31-2016, 07:15 PM   #757
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I've had this on two of my e30's. Unfortunately, I've used my only spare. But you can revive them in a pinch. They can be disassembled if you're careful. The problem is that there is a flat piece of sheet metal "finger" that slides over a coiled wire loop...the potentiometer. I've had success cleaning with electronic parts cleaner, sliding a piece of sandpaper under the finger to scuff it up, and gently bending the finger a little so that it has more spring pressure against the coil. I did that on one, and it's still going strong a few years later.

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Old 08-31-2016, 07:28 PM   #758
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I've had this on two of my e30's. Unfortunately, I've used my only spare. But you can revive them in a pinch. They can be disassembled if you're careful. The problem is that there is a flat piece of sheet metal "finger" that slides over a coiled wire loop...the potentiometer. I've had success cleaning with electronic parts cleaner, sliding a piece of sandpaper under the finger to scuff it up, and gently bending the finger a little so that it has more spring pressure against the coil. I did that on one, and it's still going strong a few years later.

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The odd thing is that I've switched two in over the past couple months, and both times they functioned the exact same: the lights would turn on correctly BUT the dimmer function had no effect. Now, out of the blue, they are dead entirely. That leads me to believe it isn't actually the switch itself but something else in the circuit. Hoping to use a switch just for troubleshooting purposes mostly, and if it fixes things I'll be pleasantly surprsied.

Danny - if I can't figure this electrical nonsense (plus my seemingly dead AC compressor) out, I may be swinging by your neck of the woods soon to get some help from Jake.
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Old 10-15-2016, 05:10 PM   #759
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Anybody recognize the early model in this pic? I came across my car's older brother while going for a nice fall drive today.

This was taken in Stockbridge, MI this afternoon. Looked like some sort of Porsche group thing was taking place as well, there were tons parked all over this little town.

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Old 11-23-2016, 06:57 AM   #760
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Anyone in MI have a M20B25 they want to sell?
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91 535i
91 318is 5 Lug/E46M3 Brakes
91 325is w/ S52
88 Vert Plastic Bumper Swap
88 M3
91 325ix 5 speed
89 Vert Lazurblau Metallic
73 2002
1986 325es --> Racecar!!
Need a 91 M5 bad but wife would shoot me...twice

Check out:
Elhartspeedshop.com


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Old 12-10-2016, 08:57 AM   #761
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Anyone in MI have a M20B25 they want to sell?


Try talking to Jake from classic daily. He's usually got what people need. http://www.classicdaily.net


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Old 02-11-2017, 08:48 AM   #762
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Looking for a 3.25 or 3.23 LSD if anyone around SE Michigan has one for sale.

I've got an S3.73 in my car with around 150k miles if someone would be looking to trade instead of an outright sale
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