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 91 
 on: January 25, 2018, 07:49:37 PM 
Started by BMW4Curt - Last post by BMW4Curt
Yes, those brands are a known quality.  I bought a HID set with bulb and ballast from the only outfit that provided a lifetime guarantee.  The ballast are German made. 

https://www.xenonpro.com/h1-single-beam-xenon-hid-headlights-kit

Curt

 92 
 on: January 23, 2018, 07:42:13 AM 
Started by BMW4Curt - Last post by rothaus
I replaced the HID bulbs on the Cayenne, and got a set from ebay, make sure you get either philips or osram.

Cheers
Engelbert

 93 
 on: January 19, 2018, 09:07:39 PM 
Started by BMW4Curt - Last post by BMW4Curt
One of the HID's was out on Beth's M3 so I went to investigate.  I know NOTHING about HID lights so I have to go thru the learning curve.  There sure is a lot of cheap parts out there, probably poor quality too.

Does anyone have a good experience with a particular brand? 

Curt

 94 
 on: January 19, 2018, 06:41:34 PM 
Started by whiteryder - Last post by jloehlein
Yes, this is excellent!  I think Danielle doesn't count trailers towards my 20-vehicle maximum.  This is a good loophole.

 95 
 on: January 18, 2018, 11:12:29 AM 
Started by whiteryder - Last post by mikedamageinc
I love it! Can you imagine all the looks on the highway? I see this as a good business model supplied by all the old Caravans and Aerostars, forget tiny homes, microhomes!

 96 
 on: January 18, 2018, 08:46:12 AM 
Started by whiteryder - Last post by whiteryder
This could make a great track trailer....

https://hackaday.com/2018/01/16/wrecked-civic-rides-again-as-cozy-camp-trailer/

 97 
 on: January 17, 2018, 11:32:03 AM 
Started by ccann26 - Last post by mikedamageinc
yea i figured, but had to try!

 98 
 on: January 17, 2018, 07:36:21 AM 
Started by rothaus - Last post by rothaus
Thanks for the input so far.

Cheers
Engelbert

 99 
 on: January 17, 2018, 07:34:16 AM 
Started by rothaus - Last post by rothaus
This section is for information we always looking for. If you have used a company in the Richmond, VA area, and where happy with what they provided, post it here.

We will have a list going in this post, with link to their website and/or contact info.

Cheers
Engelbert


European cars:
Delta V Motorsports, Richmond https://www.deltavmotorsports.com


German Cars:
Perception Motor Werks, Powhatan www.perceptionmotorwerks.com German Repair and Performance: Audi, BMW, Porsche, VW, MINI, Mercedes


Japanese Cars:
Wallace Automotive, West End & Soutside http://www.wallaceautomotiveinc.com  Hondas and Acuras


Detailing and Protection, Vinyl Graphics:
Clear Detail, Henrico https://www.facebook.com/ClearDetailVa/  http://cleardetail.us/ Restoring paint and applying various GTechniq coatings

Capital Autobahnd, Henrico http://www.capitalautobahnd.com Xpel paint protection film

Carmagic, LLC http://carmagic.us/ Vinyl Graphics, Windshield Banner, Custom Reproduction Decals.


Dyno Service:
FlimFlamSpeed, Richmond http://www.flimflamspeed.com/ Speed & Custom Tuning


Machine Service:
Davis Auto Machine Service, 2025 Tacony Drive, Richmond 804 745 1768, Head work, Flywheel resurfacing, etc.


Auto Electrical:
Carmagic, LLC http://carmagic.us/ LED lights for Classic Porsches, LED headlights also for Cobra, Jeep, Hummer, Land Rover, Miata, etc.

Engineering, Design and Fabrication Service
Paul Inskeep   inskeepwp@gmail.com
Lately I've gotten a handful of smaller jobs that require some Engineering (math/simulation), some 2D and 3D CAD work as well as fabrication. It seems like everyone in the motorsport community often times has this same need, so I figured I'd broaden it out a bit and post here to see if any of the VMSC members had something they had been dying to do but didn't have the time, knowledge or tools.

The current "box" I'm putting myself in, is the following:

Materials:
Aluminum
Steel
Stainless

Thicknesses:
up to 3/8"


Welding services:
MIG
TIG
ARC


CAD service:
2D and 3D models, drawings and simulations


Rates:
I can price per job, or by the hour (depends heavily on what it is)


I am trying to steer away from production work as I don't have the time resource. However 1 offs and concepts, even if fabricated elsewhere, would be in the wheel house of tasks I can complete all hours of the night. Along with that emergency repairs can be arranged if the situation is needing it.

If you need help with anything, send me a note via email (inskeepwp@gmail.com) and I'll let you know what I can do & when. Current backlog runs me out to the end of August for "big" projects. But I can always sneak an hour or 2 in somewhere to handle a urgent need.

Let me know
Paul

Random stuff I've done in the last 6ish months to give you an idea of capabilities:

Aluminum intercooler and intake piping
Various roll cages/roll bars
Repairs under BMW chassis (e36 & e46)
Fender Rolling
Chassis Crack repairs on Race Car
Machined pistol slide for red dot sight
Door cards and sunroof delete
and much more

 100 
 on: January 17, 2018, 03:50:26 AM 
Started by ccann26 - Last post by ccann26
Sorry I did not update in a timely fashion, they have a new home.

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