1998 BMW 318ti

Posted: June 16, 2017 in Rants

I paid more for my last suit than I did for this car.


I used this car throughout the winter as a fun little runabout, and as soon as Spring came around I swapped out the all-seasons on stock wheels for some Rival S 1.5s on ultra-light flow formed D Force wheels in 17×9 at all four corners.

In preparation for some casual autocross and light DE use I slightly lowered the car, added some slotted rotors with Hawk DTCs and had an alignment performed to my specifications.  They also performed a slight paint correction which really brought this 20 year old car back to life.


I had it at Watkins Glen for the first time in June 2018.  It was SUPER soft and squishy, and could definitely use some stiffer suspension.  The brakes were fine for 5 laps or so.  The car hit a top speed wall of 110 mph – nothing left at that point.  Otherwise fun, easy to drive – a pleasure actually.




  1. Elyza says:

    That’s really thinking at an imverssipe level

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