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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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Interior looks great. Nice work.
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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jayjaya29 wrote:Interior looks great. Nice work.
It doesnt look as good as you sweet pea
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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The seats are 38 years old. That is hard to process.
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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Love me some cloth, and some brown.

Well done Sam-U-el.
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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I like it, what color is your carpet?
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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funkycharms wrote:I like it, what color is your carpet?
https://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-EHVP ... B00099BJS4
Took awhile to pick this color, I wanted something to lighter so it wasn't all dark brown. However I didn't want the original pearl beige. This color when looked at with your eye looks dark, however if you shine a flashlight on it it looks pearl beige.

Original Mocca color is a bit darker:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv7iUI5Pjy8
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/22 Mocca Complete

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1st 5er wrote:Love me some cloth, and some brown.

Well done Sam-U-el.
Couldnt be possible without the Bimmer Garten seat pile
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/26 corona cruise

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Imageimage0 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Imageimage1 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

More money down the drain
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/26 Corona Cruise Pics with the boys

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Yea, baby! The e28 holding it own with the gang, dare i say, LEADER!?

Props!

Dig ur style, aint got to be fly, just got to be funky! :laugh:
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 4/26 Corona Cruise Pics with the boys

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I installed a B34 starter for the sound.
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 6/25 Porsche Rear Koni, OBC Fixed

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Car has Koni 914 Rear Shock (thanks dad for the machining skills). Finally got the car running cold and A/C working fabulously. It has the junkyard dogleg in it now as well, keep the miles off the rebuilt one.
ImageIMG_1859 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Image
IMG_1860 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

The Adapter to make it all work:
Imagec6f8b621-a5bf-4fda-81f6-49bd94bddf67 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Also finally got OBC backlight working. I spent like an hour desoldering bulbs from dead backlights to make a good set. One burnt out classically on installation. Got mad and clobbed solder so now we have a custom single bulb backlight.
ImageIMG_1849 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Window motor died at a friends house. Hit it until worked
ImageIMG_3491 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Back to my old steering wheel
ImageIMG_2587 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

It was doing great, has decided it wanted to try to overheat out of nowhere.
ImageIMG_1851 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
ImageIMG_3817 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Projects in progress to be continued when overheatin ordeal is addressed:
Finish the Koni 8610-1437 bullshit in the front
Oil Cooler (just for the hell of it)
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 6/25 Porsche Rear Koni, OBC Fixed

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Headgasket has left the chat.
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 6/25 Porsche Rear Koni, OBC Fixed

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That's a bummer.
Hoping the head's not fubar'd.
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Re: FUBAR 535e"s" 6/25 Porsche Rear Koni, OBC Fixed

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The headgasket has been replaced and it now has a US radiator. Car is staying cool. However still gets a bit warm with a/c on and its 100F out, the fuses are also melting. I think I might have reached the point where this winter I will have to restore the A/C system.

Also found a mint AFM at the yard. The airbox is in horrid shape. You may ask, “why not swap mint afm to my refinished airbox?” Well that would make too much sense plus it fits the paint job. Really happy to finally have found a good working AFM. The car it came out of had been sitting since 2008 hoping it has a lot more life in it.

Anyway. Here it is.

ImageP1010107 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
ImageP1010110 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
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Re: FUBAR daily M30 528e 7/21 Headgasket fixed

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Re: FUBAR daily M30 528e 7/27 Koni Race Insert V.2

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So after the first front Koni Race Insert, we took away some changes that needed to be made. First the collar nut needed to be machined right so the strut didn't blow. It also needed a softer bumpstop, and trimming it was not a good idea. So this time around we fixed that. Very pleased so far. Rides much better and feels like my friends Ground Control Equipped E36. So super happy about this so far.


Image359D6131-5682-4B22-AA02-0D1AE6977589 by samleisey, on Flickr
ImageIMG_5604 by samleisey, on Flickr
ImageIMG_5646 by samleisey, on Flickr

I took it on the bumpiest most pot hole filled back road I know. It did fantastic, car didn't get upset. My girlfriend filming bouncing around on the worn comfort seat springs she was a bit upset.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmryWXpQDF8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY6ioWdoJdw


At this point, I have probably spent more then just buying Ground Control and being done with it. However what is the fun in that?


ImageIMG_5687 by samleisey, on FlickrImageIMG_5688 by samleisey, on Flickr
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Re: FUBAR "roadkill" M30 528e 10/13 Track Day Bro

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSQweFXmfBs&t=59s

Should be a bigger update soon when my 35mm pics get developed on Tex Fest/other roadtrip.
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Re: FUBAR "roadkill" M30 528e 10/13 Track Day Bro

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Great video. I dig watching the tags hanging from the mirror swing and sit sideways with the centripetal force. Pushing that car.
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Re: FUBAR "roadkill" M30 528e 10/13 Track Day Bro

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What spring rates did you settle on after all the combinations you tried??
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Re: FUBAR "roadkill" M30 528e 10/13 Track Day Bro

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tschultz wrote: Nov 03, 2020 10:22 AM What spring rates did you settle on after all the combinations you tried??
Front: 550lb
Rear: 400lb
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Re: FUBAR "roadkill" This guy is using film in 2021?

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So recently I bought a film camera. Wanted to teach myself about photography, so far I have learned a lot and still a lot more to learn. There is also a novelty to it I like. My friend got a Nikon FM and I got a Olympus OM-10.

First trip we went to Austin, just set the camera to auto with some Fuji C200 and Kodak Gold 200
Imager001-011 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
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Imager002-009 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imager002-022 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imager001-033 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
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Imager002-012 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Then I got to drive my fathers old racecar, the new owner offered
Imager001-013 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imager001-014 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoZXQq1Bqj4

Speaking of Dad here is his 535i, (Fuji Pro 400H)
Imager001-023 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

I shot some Portra 400 and 800 and wasn't happy with the colors. I think this is due to the lab
Imagear001-029 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imagear001-024 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imagear001-026 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

At this point, I found my favorite film which is Ektachrome. I also upgraded to a Olympus OM2

ImageImg136 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr


Saw this 911:
ImageImg112 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
ImageImg111 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

TexFest was an adventure. Car did fine but was a LOT of driving. First we left Thursday night, got there to meet a guy who had a M60 swapped E30 that was broken (ektachrome 400)
Imageimg331 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Went to go eat: (ektachrome 400)
Imageimg315 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Friday Morning went to go eat: (ektachrome 400)
Imageimg405 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Then drove a shit ton with Chris, Jens, and Aaron (ektachrome 200)
Imageimg107 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

That night I then went back to Houston (ektachrome 200)
Imageimg114 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imageimg111 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Got home pretty late, got some sleep. Then woke up and headed an hour to MSRH:
Imageimg116 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLOp5zhs6zs&t=732s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSQweFXmfBs

Then I drove the 4 hours back to the gang still on the track tires
Thank You LJ for having a jack (mine broke),
Imageimg121 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr


Imageimg401 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imageimg208 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr


On the way back home Sunday:
Imageimg222 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imageimg217 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

1000 miles in that bucket seat is quite tiring. It was a great weekend, hopefully next year I can document it better. I did not have a tripod at this point.

I got one though, and learned that is my favorite time to take pictures is at night:
Imager002-016 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imager002-018 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imager001-026 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr



I needed to get a fuel tank from Sherman in order to get mine repaired, as it cracked
Imagebr001-010 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imagebr001-009 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

Pictures of my girlfriends dog:
Imager002-011 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Imager001-026 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr

I am also am now developing and scanning myself, had to borrow a friends Olympus OM-D for these:
Image_1070028 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Image_1070025 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Image_1060010-2 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Image_1070026 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Image_1070027 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Image_1060018 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
Image_1060016 by Kurvenkamph Motorsport, on Flickr
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Re: FUBAR 1/8 Trackday/This guy is using film in 2021?

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Film is period correct for this forum.
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Re: FUBAR 1/8 Trackday/This guy is using film in 2021?

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jayjaya29 wrote: Jan 08, 2021 1:29 PM Film is period correct for this forum.
The guy using it isn't.
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