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    Originally posted by MrBurgundy View Post
    There's a guy I deal with that passes a car without ever seeing it.

    Send him the vin and $ and its done instantly... How he gets away with it is beyond me
    I heard of a guy that does the same. Maybe it's the same guy

    But yeah smogging sucks. I'm seriously thinking of getting a 1975 or earlier car so I don't have to worry about it.

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      Originally posted by ak- View Post
      Even if they do I'm willing to bet they wouldn't know how lol. It takes effort and know-how where to apply force.
      What do you mean? It's just 4 bolts/adjusters
      Build Threads:
      Pamela/Bella/Betty/325ix/5-Lug Seta/S60R/Miata ITB/Miata Turbo/Miata VVT/951/325xi-6

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        Originally posted by MR 325 View Post
        I hear these guys are good! ;) Let me know if/when/how I can help!
        I have a few more parts to gather, then I should be giving you guys a call :D

        Originally posted by Julien View Post
        Welcome! I also moved from San Mateo to LA (Culver City) last December. Look forward to meeting you at the meet this friday
        Wow, small world! See you at the meet tonight. I'll be there in my red 318.

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          [QUOTE=mtech325;4897043]I have a few more parts to gather, then I should be giving you guys a call :D

          for parts it's probably easier to call Paul ? :)
          My CA legal M60 swap

          The happening in our garage

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            Emissions are great but I failed on a gas tank leak..... waffleswaffleswaffleswaffles


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            Originally posted by wholepailofwater
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            WTB: Dove Grey e36 Front Door Panels (2 door)

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              Originally posted by MrBurgundy View Post
              Emissions are great but I failed on a gas tank leak..... waffleswaffleswaffleswaffles
              well, thats some BS
              Simon
              Current Cars:
              -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
              Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
              Originally posted by Melon
              Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                I know.... when the smog guy asks you what kind of clutch you have, you know you’re in trouble



                At first he was telling me he cant smog it because it vibrates.............


                Then I told him you're in fourth, not second...

                Then he opens the hood and tries to hold it up by hyper-extending the hinge

                Then I told him, it doesn't work like that

                Then i failed.

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                Originally posted by wholepailofwater
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                :devil:


                WTB: Dove Grey e36 Front Door Panels (2 door)

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                  Does your hood shock not work? I get annoyed with those types....

                  His feelings were hurt and he gotchya
                  Simon
                  Current Cars:
                  -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                  Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                  Originally posted by Melon
                  Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                    Yeah my hood shock exploded when I was closing the hood last week.

                    I was pretty salty with him after he wanted to pull the plug on the test because he couldnít find second.

                    At least my emissions are really good, so Iím going to smoke test the tank and take care of it. I bet itís the fill hose


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                    Originally posted by wholepailofwater
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                    :devil:


                    WTB: Dove Grey e36 Front Door Panels (2 door)

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                      Any good exhaust recommendations? I've been running a stock one on my car for over a year now and I want some noise again. I don't want something too loud that'll attract too much attention, just want it to sound nice. Maybe even change out the headers for something else. What are your guys' thoughts?

                      EDIT: Oh the engine's an M20 btw.

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                        Hey guys, at the risk of asking a question that's likely been beaten to death, I'm looking for a little headers wisdom. I'm totally new to the e30 world but found myself with a nearly perfect, free, early 318 -- and a garage full of spare ChumpCar race parts. Long story short, I have a fresh IE 2.9L stroker sitting on a stand and I'm want to run a set of long tubes. Lots of cheap eBay options for under $100. IE comes in at $500 and Racing Dynamics has a group but right now for $1000. I know this sounds ridiculous, but this is a budget build. Assuming I'm willing to do some bending and welding, are the eBay headers really that bad? Most of the complaints I find (which are many) emanate from several years back.

                        Would love some reasonable thoughts.

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                          Never used the Ebay ones, but lots of people run them. They have been compared to IEs so there's that.
                          Budget means, you gotta keep your cost down, but what are you gaining really?
                          @IRON-E30 aka Edwin:D

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                            Originally posted by E30_Narek View Post
                            Any good exhaust recommendations? I've been running a stock one on my car for over a year now and I want some noise again. I don't want something too loud that'll attract too much attention, just want it to sound nice. Maybe even change out the headers for something else. What are your guys' thoughts?

                            EDIT: Oh the engine's an M20 btw.
                            If you're looking for a bolt-on setup, Ansa & Supersprint are mildly louder than stock, but probably not worth the premium over a stock replacement exhaust. Ansa doesn't have the best build quality and tends to rust after a while.

                            A friend had a Stromung on his m20 car and it sounded pretty good without being obnoxious. Fit and finish was very nice. Was a little louder than the Dinan muffler on my e36, but certainly doable for daily driving. There's usually a yearly group buy too on these.

                            Another option is to get a Magnaflow welded in. The 14815 is the model you'll come across. I have a Magnaflow on my car, but they are generally on the louder side. Great for wide open throttle, but definitely wish it was quieter around town, and it drones at low RPMs, so just something to consider.

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                              Originally posted by mtech325 View Post
                              I have a few more parts to gather, then I should be giving you guys a call :D
                              Look forward to it. Thanks!
                              BimmerHeads
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                              Santa Clarita, CA

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                                Originally posted by MrBurgundy View Post
                                I know.... when the smog guy asks you what kind of clutch you have, you know youíre in trouble



                                At first he was telling me he cant smog it because it vibrates.............


                                Then I told him you're in fourth, not second...

                                Then he opens the hood and tries to hold it up by hyper-extending the hinge

                                Then I told him, it doesn't work like that

                                Then i failed.

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                                Honestly, considering it sounds like he had no clue what he was doing, he may have clamped off the wrong line running from the tank to the evap canister. I s**t you not, I've seen that happen on 80's cars.

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