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Forum: Great Lakes 06-12-2013, 09:27 PM
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Posted By jmk007
Sold

Sold
Forum: Wheels + Tires 06-12-2013, 09:26 PM
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Posted By jmk007
Sold

Sold
Forum: Great Lakes 06-12-2013, 03:35 AM
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Posted By jmk007
I think they probably would fit but I'm not...

I think they probably would fit but I'm not certain. There a several people interested---one local, the other two are on opposite ends of the country. Shoot me a PM if you might be interested...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-11-2013, 07:58 PM
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Posted By jmk007
Price reduced to $550.00 for local sale.

Price reduced to $550.00 for local sale.
Forum: Wheels + Tires 06-11-2013, 07:57 PM
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Posted By jmk007
Price reduced to $550.00 for local sale.

Price reduced to $550.00 for local sale.
Forum: Great Lakes 06-08-2013, 10:12 PM
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Posted By jmk007
I'd much prefer to do a local deal without the...

I'd much prefer to do a local deal without the hassles of shipping. That said, I seem to have exactly what you want. Do you wan to try to figure out a quote for shipping from Chicago. Each wheel...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-08-2013, 03:56 PM
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Posted By jmk007
I got a 2012 328i with 4,000 miles. I'm setting...

I got a 2012 328i with 4,000 miles. I'm setting it up for track duty as we speak, which includes a Stop Tech BBK, front and rear. My first event is Gingerman in two weeks through NASA. When is...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-07-2013, 10:29 PM
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Posted By jmk007
FS: Enkei PF01 17X8 in Chicago

I am selling my Enkei PF01 wheels, 17x8, 5x-112, 50 mm, for $600, along with used Nitto NT-01 tires, 225/45/17. These wheels retail for over $1,000 on Tire Rack, weight only 17 lbs, and are in...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 06-07-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By jmk007
FS: Enkei PF01 17X8 in Chicago

I am selling my Enkei PF01 wheels, 17x8, 5x-112, 50 mm, for $600, along with used Nitto NT-01 tires, 225/45/17. These wheels retail for over $1,000 on Tire Rack, weight only 17 lbs, and are in...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-31-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,375
Posted By jmk007
If I was ordering/buying a brand new 328i, that ^...

If I was ordering/buying a brand new 328i, that ^ is exactly how I would order it: sports, RWD, MT, and heated seats as stand alone option.

After buying the car yesterday, I drove this morning...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-31-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,375
Posted By jmk007
The new F30 328i is a 4 cyl turbo and is pretty...

The new F30 328i is a 4 cyl turbo and is pretty quick stock (e.g., 0-60 in about 5.6). Compared to the 335i, it is cheaper, ligher, and probably an all around better semi DD and track car. The 335i...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-30-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,375
Posted By jmk007
Said Goodbye To My GTI Today - For BMW

Filled with mixed emotions, I said goodbye to my '10 GTI today. I had come to a cross roads it as semi-DD and a NASA TT car. (See http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50413) If I kept...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-09-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,912
Posted By jmk007
Excellent info guys...much appreciated.

Excellent info guys...much appreciated.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-09-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,683
Posted By jmk007
Your LSD review has me really considering one. ...

Your LSD review has me really considering one. What kind of tires did you run with the LSD? I used Nitto NT-01s, 225/40/17 last summer but still had trouble putting the power down comming out of...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-09-2013, 08:46 PM
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Views: 8,912
Posted By jmk007
Other than increased tire wear, have you...

Other than increased tire wear, have you experienced any other drawbacks such as noise/rattling...etc.? If you wanted to, are you able to get more than 2 degrees camber on the GCs?

Thanks...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-09-2013, 08:36 PM
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Posted By jmk007
Appreciate the links...the cutting the strut...

Appreciate the links...the cutting the strut tower is a little disconcerting but apparently necessary if you want to access through the top. The Bruce had a good suggestion in the last link of only...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-09-2013, 06:51 PM
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Views: 8,912
Posted By jmk007
Experience With Camber Plates?

I am considering camber plates for the track but I don't want any serious negative issues with them on the street such as noise. Yes, I know TT control arms are another way to get some camber...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-09-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,270
Posted By jmk007
That is very interesting...certainly supports...

That is very interesting...certainly supports comments by Tech Ed from Vortex regarding the adverse impact of lowering on ride / handling. I am personally struggling with this issue. I am looking...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-07-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,970
Posted By jmk007
Agreed... But let's see that data now.

Agreed... But let's see that data now.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-05-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 32,174
Posted By jmk007
I had solid mount vorshlag camber plates on an...

I had solid mount vorshlag camber plates on an e36 M3 and had no noise at all. Is there something about the Mark V/VI that leads you to think they will be noisy? You are right I would hate my car if...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-04-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,970
Posted By jmk007
Just currious...if you had no issues on track...

Just currious...if you had no issues on track with the S3, wouldn't that be a better choice for me since it is lighter? To be honest, the price difference between the two is not a major difference...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-04-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,970
Posted By jmk007
I am debating which intercooler to get between...

I am debating which intercooler to get between the S3, SPM, and APR. I am stage 1 and have no intention of going beyond stage 2 if at all. As for usage, I live in Chicago and do NASA TT events in...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-03-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,871
Posted By jmk007
You are entitled to your opinion about judging a...

You are entitled to your opinion about judging a car for its virtues on the street and track. However, you are wrong when you say "nobody on this forum uses their cars for track playthings..." ...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-02-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,975
Posted By jmk007
So anyone who buys a DSG or other twin clutch...

So anyone who buys a DSG or other twin clutch vehicle "can't drive a manual effectively." Hmm... All this time I thought it was the convenience of not having to deal with a manual on my daily...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 01-01-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By jmk007
Excellent suggestion. I participate in NASA's...

Excellent suggestion. I participate in NASA's Midwest Region and love it. If or when you move up to Time Trial, the Mark VI GTI can be competitive in TTE with its high torque if you use R compound...
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