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Driving from Atlanta, GA to Kitchener, Canada and back (32 hours)... blue tape to protect against minor rock chips, bugs, tar... v1, m47 and veil to protect against the "popo" and coffee to protect against wrapping my beast around a tree.







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Excellent taping job, as in perfection! But get a few strips of clear tape across those headlights, they are soft as f*ck!!
 

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Thanks took me 1 hour to do...and prob. 10 min to take off :) ...I'm in Cincinnati taking a nap... will throw some clear tape on the lights as you suggested; thanks!

PS: I really need to do something about the top speed limiter... suggestions?
 

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PS: I really need to do something about the top speed limiter... suggestions?
Have it removed! (obviously!)
I'm sure you can find a Bimmer dealership on your way. Stop by, and get Dinan Stage I software installed! It's 20% off till the end of the month! It will take care of that minor issue! And that's if you fell like spending $800. And if you want it done right away! Since I'm not from that area that's the quickest way I can suggest. Perhaps some of the local board members to that area might have better suggestion if they pitch in!
Good luck! That's a long drive, but driving the beast will make it 32 hours of non-stop FUN!
By the way, nice job on the blue bra!
 

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Haha. Love it! Let us know how well the veil works!
 

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good luck on the drive, love the tape job. they need to make painters tape in different colors.

just and FYI don't use the V1 in Canada or it might become property of the OPP. also keep it under 50 kilometers over the limit up their they take speeding more serious then VA does. 50 over they take your car and your Lic on the spot no mater what Country/state you are from.
 

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Is that Painterlagos?
 

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good luck on the drive, love the tape job. they need to make painters tape in different colors.

just and FYI don't use the V1 in Canada or it might become property of the OPP. also keep it under 50 kilometers over the limit up their they take speeding more serious then VA does. 50 over they take your car and your Lic on the spot no mater what Country/state you are from.
not all Canada.

"Are radar detectors legal in Canada?

Radar Detectors are legal in British Columbia (BC)
Radar Detectors are legal in Alberta
Radar Detectors are legal in Saskatchewan

Radar Detectors are illegal in Manitoba
Radar Detectors are illegal in Ontario
Radar Detectors are illegal in Quebec
Radar Detectors are illegal in New Brunswick
Radar Detectors are illegal in Newfoundland
Radar Detectors are illegal in Nova Scotia
Radar Detectors are illegal in Prince Edward Island
Radar Detectors are illegal in Yukon Territory
Radar Detectors are illegal in Northwest Territory

Is there an undetectable radar detector?

There are currently 3 radar detectors that are undetectable to police Spectre RDD. They are recommended radar detectors for drivers in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scota, and PEI.

Beltronics STi Driver
Escort RedLine
Beltronics STi-R Plus
Escort Passport 9500ci"

source: Radar Detector Canadian Buyer's Guide and FAQ - KMPH.ca
 

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Nicely done!

I wish the prior owner of my recently aquired 08 beast had done that on the long trips :(.

O.T. Can you really get the Dinan flash at a BMW dealer? Or do they need to be a Dinan BMW dealer? Also does that allow me to do burnouts in 1st gear or will the clutch/drivetrain protection still kick in?

Thank you and good luck finishing your trip!
 

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not all Canada.
I understand not all of Canada but I didn't feal the need to go into more detail then was needed in my earlier post. the part he is going to and most of the country that Americans travel to they are illegal. Ontario which is where Kitchener is located is the worst for speeders with their 50 over law. you do not want to get caught up there doing that. nor do you want to get caught with an RD. I travel to Canada just about every month and if I drive I take the wife's car witch I installed an STi-R on. I have heard horror stories of Americans/Canadians having their cars and lic taken and them left on the side of the road to fend for themselves.
 

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hey guys made it back safe and sound... the V1 saved me 5 times :) the M47 jammers once! Came over a hill, I was the first in a pack of cars the LEO shot laser at my car and both the V1 and the M47 went off... I slowed down and turned the M47's off... I drove by the LEO doing 69 in a 70 :) he was slapping his gun lol ... I guess the jammers work. (I put all 4 on the front of the car)
 

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hey guys made it back safe and sound... the V1 saved me 5 times :) the M47 jammers once! Came over a hill, I was the first in a pack of cars the LEO shot laser at my car and both the V1 and the M47 went off... I slowed down and turned the M47's off... I drove by the LEO doing 69 in a 70 :) he was slapping his gun lol ... I guess the jammers work. (I put all 4 on the front of the car)
Good to hear!

How fast were you going prior to slowing down?
 
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