M3, Evo Alignment Check up & Tire Flip

Based on the condition of the tires, I decided to bring the M3 in to the shop to make sure everything was still spot on. The tire look brand new flipped & the alignment was a touch off in the front, a bit of toe out there. Zeroe’d out now, and the rear alignment was…

Detailing – M3

Had some time to finally detail the M3 over the Labor Day Weekend. Went out and bought a ton of Adam’s products: Ceramic Coating Surface Prep Car Wash Charcoal Odor Bags x3 Detail Spray x2 (free) Interior Goo x2 Carpet & upholstery cleaner Interior deail spray Clay Bar x2 Worked really well – washed the…

Rebuilt Brembo Calipers (Evo)

Had the Brembos rebuilt for the Evo, initially to replace and see if any softness was due to the calipers/condition of them. There were a few minor leaks on the backs of the calipers from the lines as well, and it turned out driver’s side caliper was leaking, looks to be a torn piston seal.…

QLM Recall/Maint Week 2019

Prius Hybrid System 8/8/19 (120,000) Evo Airbag recall (final) 8/9/19 (40,050) Clearbra redone – yellowing covered under warranty from Clear Auto Bra & XPEL’s 10 year. There were some concerns that paint would peel off, but for factory paint this is apparently not really an issue M3 Blower motor wiring 8/12/19 Positive battery terminal 8/12/19…

Girodisc Rotors (X Front, 8/9 Rear)

Just purchased and mounted new 2-piece Girodisc rotors for both the front and rear. This replaces my old DBA5000 front & DBA4000 rear setup. These are super-light high-end 2-piece rotors that look great and decent amounts of weight. While the previous DBA set I have still has tons of life, I was planning on making…

UOA 06162019 (Evo)

Very similar results to the last track day I did, wear is holding consistent. Car showed some knock at the last track day that I did, but no difference in wear here and that knock should be resolved soon. Changed to Red Line 5w30 again, this time with Fram Ultra XGS3593A. I’ll run for a…

UOA 06232019 (M3)

Shortly after flushing the Evo’s fluids, decided to change the M3’s oil, given it had been in the car for about a year. Ran Redline 5w50 as opposed to the Castrol 10w60, so it’s good to see wear looking ok here. Changed to Redline Race Oil 50wt with a Mann 926/5 Z filter for the…