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    Thanks for getting back to me. Assuming any sway...

    Thanks for getting back to me. Assuming any sway bar I get has the same adjustability and I have the same set-up otherwise (tires, driving style, etc), which sway bar diameter will produce the best...
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    Sway Bars - Hot Set-up?

    Any suggestions for a hot setup on sway bars (a/k/a roll bars) for a 1998 M-3 will be appreciated. I have seen a variety of sizes and manufacturers (below). Any guidance about which setup and/or...
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    Too Much Brake Pedal Travel

    I would appreciate some advice on how to firm up the brake pedal on my 1998 M-3. It seems to work all right under normal street driving conditions but, at the track, under maximum braking, the pedal...
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    Thanks for the suggestion to check with Rondel's...

    Thanks for the suggestion to check with Rondel's Tech Talk guru (Mike Miller). He was very prompt to respond to more than one e-mail and gave good advice. He suggested that, when the calipers are...
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    Yes, I checked with the supplier (UCC). They...

    Yes, I checked with the supplier (UCC). They said this is a known problem with their big brakes that can be fixed with a larger master cyclinder but they have not been able to recommend a stock BMW...
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    The big brakes came with stainless steel lines...

    The big brakes came with stainless steel lines which I installed. I use Siuper Blue brake fluid. The pedal travel was immediately excessive and soft after installation. This does not feel like...
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    Doesn't the grease get cooked if you lube the...

    Doesn't the grease get cooked if you lube the pins? I think that might make it harder to get them out the next time, but who knows?
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    Too Much Brake Pedal Travel

    My 1998 M-3 brake pedal has too much travel and is spongy. I installed big disks with 4 piston calipers (UUC). Otherwise the car is mostly stock. I understand that a larger bore master cyclinder...
  9. Gaithersburg, MD - Dan Martin's Auto Service Excellent Value

    For excellent value on BMW service, try Dan Martin's in Gaithersburg, MD (301-926-8977). Dan is very knowlegeable and efficient. He did an excellent job on my M-3 in less time and for a more...
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    I checked with Turner and, in addition to the...

    I checked with Turner and, in addition to the kit, they had a used pan with the baffle already welded in. That seemed more convenient that looking around for someone to do the whole job so I took...
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    Your comments are much appreciated. You just...

    Your comments are much appreciated. You just saved me several hundred dollars.
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    Underdrive pulleys

    How credible is BMP's claim that underdrive pulleys add +12 HP and +8 lb/ft of torque across the RPM range? BMP claims in its catelogue (ed.# 16 pg 44) that by increasing the diameter of pulleys for...
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    M-3 Oil Pan for racing

    I have had problems with a temporary loss of oil pressure on high speed turns while racing. Where can I find a slotted / gated oil pan for racing purposes for a 1998 M-3? In particular, I...
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