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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-23-2019, 06:08:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By digger
Re: Should I sell my 99 M3 for an e46 M3 ?

http://www.rtsauto.com/technical-evolution-02-e21-e30-e36-to-e46-56k-warning-lots-of-detail/
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-23-2019, 03:56:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By digger
Re: Describe what losing 6lbs per wheel feels like

most difference you feel is from tires (assuming they are different)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-21-2019, 09:40:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

Like I said if the crank is not damaged, not if you think it isn't damaged... big difference as one involves doing things to confirm it isn't.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-21-2019, 12:43:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

I've seen cases to the contrary as it depends how far it's gone before being shut down, but you deal with what's in front of you. Nevertheless doing unesssary things is silly and more chance for new...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 09:05:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

No competant engine builder will fix a spun bearing in the car. That's something only a mechanic would do. The same a good engine builder won't just rely on plastigauge or use fasteners that induce...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 09:00:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

I was more talking about wear or other bearing issues opening up clearances manifested as lower oil pressure
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 08:47:09 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Round and round in circles we go
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 01:15:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

Another way to looking at What I'm saying is that if oil pressure is normally 80 but it drops to 60 after a period of time then that is bad because the pressure has dropped under the Same conditions...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 11:16:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

simple question does an engine have better lubrication when the oil is 10C or 100C?

are the pressures higher at 10C or 100C?

see the correlation or lack thereof?

oil pressure is not bad but...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 09:07:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 06:55:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

if the crank is not damaged or just needs a minor polish then sorry that is BS advice
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 06:51:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 05:52:34 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

I'd put it after the split and run two. Not ideal putting it further back though.....it already makes no bottom end tq moving the Y forward will make it a dog
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 02:29:50 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

The crazy person post #638
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 02:20:26 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Didn't he say it netted 4whp? That is not statistically significant
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 08:29:58 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

You can adequately tune the a wideband up the tailpipe for WOT even with a cat. The AFR is the easy part to get right and it looks like it's fine on the graph
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 07:40:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

it comes down to temps with viscosity
at 100C the viscosity of 10w-60 is 24
at 90C the viscosity of 10w-50 is 24
at 80C the viscosity of 10W-40 is 24
at 70C the viscosity of 10W-30 is 24
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 07:17:07 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

should do a writeup comparing the standalone you have vs the stock and the improvements youve seen
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 05:20:27 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Tell him that he should get ttfs to tune the engine on his dyno and if you aren't satisfied after getting it redynoed on the same dynojet you used before you want a refund and he pays ttfs. If you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 08:27:55 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

i wouldn't spend the money either as it it looks like ass and totally out of place but that is subjective JMO
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 08:13:19 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

so post up your eventuri e46 m3 results
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 06:04:35 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Pics of your eventuri dyno not loading
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 05:22:36 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

The evolve setup is reasonably well proven independently albeit lower than their claims not surprisingly
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:52:22 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

A good CAI is certainly worth some power. The OE airboxes are usually average from a power point of view. They do a good job of filtering the "cool" air and muffling which are the primary goals
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 12:05:05 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

The only theoretical advantage appears to be superior scavenging right at top end which isn't nearly as important on a blown engine. A blown engine likes short primary pipes which is what the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 11:02:52 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 10:49:32 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

You know it will eat at you if you keep them lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 10:40:23 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

There is the dyno where flipm3 tested Stock vs V2 vs V1 the gain on a dynojet was about 17whp....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 09:26:36 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

The CPI look very similar to ssv1 perhaps slighty shorter primary length but not as short as euros . Im of the opinion than a lot of the differences between 6-2 setups comes down to the whole system...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 08:37:23 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Modifying them only screws the resale value. Sell them and get ssv1 and that way we can get a comparison from an independent source
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 08:47:58 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

well there isn't really any good tests showing they dont make better topend. the dynos presented in here are flawed for the purposes of scientific testing from what i understand as there are more...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 07:57:50 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

having just some things in ENGMOD4T which is a 1D simulation program that is pretty well regarded in the industry for the price and is capable of modelling exhaust much much better than anything else...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-16-2019, 11:44:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,896
Posted By digger
Re: Not The First V10 Swap, But Still Pretty Epic!

the S62 is not a proper M engine
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-16-2019, 11:02:47 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

you need more dynojets one of them will make you happy

getting more dynos just confuses things. unless you have a before of the old header properly tuned and another with ARH tuned on the same...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-15-2019, 09:30:42 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

I meant to say headers e.g stock vs header brand xyz
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-15-2019, 02:18:12 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Anyone got proper exhaust dynos?

Like an engine tuned properly then exhaust ( and only the exhaust ) swapped and tuned properly again with an overlay on same dyno ?

It's so confusing what's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-14-2019, 08:21:34 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 129,481
Posted By digger
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Woven Fibreglass is barely any cheaper so it's almost like why bother, it's a bit easier to use but as the consumer that's irrelevant. The glass fibres are often basically as strong as the carbon...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-13-2019, 07:24:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,060
Posted By digger
Re: Explanation of why 10w60 is superior

yeah but some porsche engines do see much more ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-12-2019, 10:23:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,060
Posted By digger
Re: Explanation of why 10w60 is superior

If it was so simple all car manufacturers would recommend using 10w-60 yet clearly this is not the case
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-02-2019, 01:20:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,426
Posted By digger
Re: Results: American Racing Headers

That there is the problem with single exhausts. Everything must go through a pissy little cat
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-01-2019, 07:28:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,427
Posted By digger
Re: "Cheap" CF Airbox Gauging Interest

the quality of these are hopeless, its taking forever for Hasan to finish and he's a wanker
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-30-2019, 10:16:58 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 129,481
Posted By digger
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Antony you talked it up pretty good.....when you don't deliver people hold you accountable. That's just how the real world works. The product seems excellent value for money it's all the other BS...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-30-2019, 09:01:51 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 129,481
Posted By digger
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Why wouldn't they just 'fix' it, it would be a simple job to fill it with resin and cut and polish it back to smooth and consistent
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 01:22:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,321
Posted By digger
Re: Starting car in -20F weather

get a convection heater and blow hot air over the sump while in garage for 1/2hr or hr
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-25-2019, 12:52:18 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

No evidence of slip, it would be worse near peak torque anyway
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-24-2019, 10:15:16 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

It needs a custom tune, the header can change things a lot. Usually I like to see a leaning out of afr when exhaust has been modded but not yet tuned, as this indicates the engine is atleast moving...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-24-2019, 09:52:19 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

Without a baseline and tune you can't draw any conclusions whatsoever regarding the headers performance.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-24-2019, 10:05:29 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,193
Posted By digger
Re: American racing headers Results

get any half decent 100 cell metal cat, with a good tune no issues
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-21-2019, 09:21:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,906
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Modified Crankshaft Lwr End Kit Oil Options???

If you're building a new engine and can't get it to live on anything but 10-60 then something is fundamentally wrong.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-20-2019, 08:32:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,016
Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-19-2019, 03:50:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,016
Posted By digger
Re: Major engine issue - misfire / compression issues - Advice please...

is that a crack in block in last pic near RHS bolt hole?

probably knock if the lands are eroded, just being hot would melt the sharp sliver bits first...

what do plugs look like?

the valve...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-18-2019, 09:43:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,918
Posted By digger
Re: Engine damage from maladjusted valves?

Sanding it parallel to the correct Ra is important which can be done but there are better more reliable methods of achieving this . I don't think you would have removed the case hardening as you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-17-2019, 11:40:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,144
Posted By digger
Re: Velocity Stacks vs. CSL style Intakes

Open stacks enclosed under the hood show a fundamental disregard for the basic fundamentals of engine performance.

It would be interesting to compare open stacks to the CSL style box on the dyno...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-14-2019, 03:10:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,016
Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-11-2019, 10:49:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By digger
Re: Anybody Have VAC's High Perf. Oil Pump?

its not really an oiling system upgrade
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-11-2019, 02:03:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By digger
Re: Anybody Have VAC's High Perf. Oil Pump?

I woukd just use stock, there isnt really evidence that you need a bigger volume pump
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-04-2019, 09:19:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By digger
Re: Fuel Rail - Fuel Line O-ring

Measure the ID and thickness of both o-rings and see if it corresponds to one if the sizes
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-02-2019, 08:45:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By digger
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

no, the shims adjust the clearance between valve and base circle of the cam (i.e. between shim and bottom of follower) to achieve proper controlled take up and set down of the valve onto the seat . ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-02-2019, 03:59:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By digger
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

the difference will be much more pronounced than a mileage difference like that example if you are unlikely enough to have an issue, as in the risk of not getting through break in or much past it....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-01-2019, 10:07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By digger
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

i personally would never reuse finger followers unless they are absolutely 100% mint otherwise its unlikely you will get the full life out of either of the cam or follower. any issues with reuse is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 07:43:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

i've seen 6cyl engines with 40 mm throttles make the same power as a stock s54 but the more duration you have the more power you can make with a given throttle size . So with 50 mm the stock size is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-30-2018, 01:39:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

the results dont even show that the enlarged TB increase overall inlet flow capabilities. bigger throttles themselves will always flow more, the system may not but translating that to power is not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-30-2018, 01:32:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

the other more important thing is just because a head flows well doesn't mean its good, but a good head will flow well..... always get this stuff done by a specialist and i mean an actual specialist...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 11:00:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

the exhaust just has to expel whatever is in the cylinder in a controlled manner, the idea is to get more into the cylinder in the first place. if you don't make decent gains on the intake side the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 10:53:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

yes mostly true but measuring airflow you'd expect more consistency in the industry.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 04:23:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

if its the OE trumpet then its stock trumpet into stock TB into stock head no? the air box itself will have no influence on the flow bench results. the numbers are higher than the numbers you get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 03:07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By digger
Re: Karbonius Air Flow Data

stock numbers are quite a bit higher than what ive seen on other flow benches
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-25-2018, 07:15:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By digger
Re: Leak down/compression test

Seems fine, don't need to do anything further except Just enjoy the car
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-24-2018, 03:21:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By digger
Re: Leak down/compression test

Hot compression test
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-22-2018, 09:30:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,143
Posted By digger
Re: No Replacement For Displacement (s54 stroker)

If you know what you are doing it actually should be the same proportion but it requires all other parts being potentially modified to suit. For example usually cylinder head flow is a bare head flow...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-22-2018, 08:11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,143
Posted By digger
Re: delete

on stock head, street cams, pump fuel, factory CR, factory rotating assembly people have been making ~360whp. there are 15% airflow gains to be had on the inlet side from simply the port work so if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-21-2018, 03:35:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,143
Posted By digger
Re: delete

i doubt the torque figure (hp is achievable IMO), so either
- the rpm is not correct
- its an engine dyno or
- typical of chassis dynos just a number.....

it would be 105 ftlb/L if it was at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-20-2018, 08:48:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By digger
Re: At what point is alpha n worth it

It's not the "load sensing" method that makes more or less power.

In the case where it's physically possible to run a MAF then alpha n won't make more power if both are calibrated properly
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-20-2018, 08:25:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

i agree 100% the best way to get an unbiased opinion is to ask the tuner as they have no reason to lie:facepalm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-20-2018, 04:08:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,143
Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-20-2018, 12:13:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,143
Posted By digger
Re: No Replacement For Displacement (s54 stroker)

Just need one of the inflated reading dynos.....

None of the builds you read about on here are near what's possible as they are street cars totally different animal to a race car.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-19-2018, 05:08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By digger
Re: At what point is alpha n worth it

the CSL "tune" with MAP sensor is still a form of AN so don't hate too much...lol. its not pure AN.

if you had locked vanos AN wouldn't create a problem. the conditions when vanos changes rapidly...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-17-2018, 02:07:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

in a couple years if its still the case it may be....dont forget the world doesn't live on forums either
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-17-2018, 09:50:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

I'm sure he is good tuner if in the car on the dyno on a live session but remote or canned it's hard to prove he would be any better than anyone else IMO as the same risks apply. I've never heard a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-16-2018, 04:45:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

ignition timing too high can cause knock (detonation). relatively lean mixtures which may produce more power in ideal conditions can exacerbate knock when conditions are adverse. generally when the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-16-2018, 02:13:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

the customer wants the big numbers, thats what sells. you cant tell a safe tune from dyno sheet
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-16-2018, 01:48:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

did paypal refund you?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-16-2018, 01:14:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

based on this there seems like more to the story than what is posted in this post
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-15-2018, 06:52:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By digger
Re: To revert clutch/flywheel back to OEM or not

someone should develop something in the middle ground a bit revvier than stock but not a "race" setup. surely someone offers an OE style SMFW?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-15-2018, 05:19:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,443
Posted By digger
Re: Tunes. Evolve vs ttfs

there seems to be a fairly decent amount of happy customers with the big name brand tunes and dissatisfied customers with the big name brand tunes are probably in the minority. In such a case anyone...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-15-2018, 04:40:33 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 129,481
Posted By digger
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

I was curious if the proximity of the filter to the bellmouth runners was costing a few hp rather than the filter itself being an issue. Yeah running without a filter is not great idea. The no change...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-15-2018, 01:27:42 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 129,481
Posted By digger
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

anyone run one of these style airbox without the big panel filter before and after on the dyno?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-14-2018, 09:17:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By digger
Re: e46 m3 Ebay Header Dyno

without seeing what the full exhaust looks like.....meh

usually what is shown is due to the collector length being too short it causes reversion because the length is so short that positive...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-11-2018, 11:57:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,626
Posted By digger
Re: ACL Rod Bearing review

Unless you properly measure them you wouldn't know if you needed extra. If you're at the low end of the clearance range due to non favourable tolerance stackup then it might be worth.

The first...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-11-2018, 08:53:38 AM
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Posted By digger
Re: ACL Rod Bearing review

http://www.aclperformance.com.au/ACLRaceSeries-BMWS54B32PerformanceEngineBRgs.htm

these are the ACL bearings just check out the P/N

ACL used to supply OE bearings to manufacturers in Australia
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-09-2018, 06:30:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,651
Posted By digger
Re: Road to 367whp

how long does it take the oil to get to temp?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-09-2018, 01:32:11 AM
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Views: 1,651
Posted By digger
Re: Road to 367whp

engine looks like it belongs in that chassis....:thumbsup2:

the next 50 whp would be about double what you've spent so far, its a slippery slope lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-02-2018, 10:09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,626
Posted By digger
Re: ACL Rod Bearing review

ACL are actually excellent parts. Probably the best aftermarket brand around
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-01-2018, 04:14:02 AM
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Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-01-2018, 01:26:23 AM
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Posted By digger
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-28-2018, 08:52:51 PM
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Posted By digger
Re: My custom exhaust journy begins

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=209942&d=1524930026

I was comparing to that which appears to be the same curve within the repeatability and noise of the system
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-28-2018, 09:34:26 AM
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Posted By digger
Re: My custom exhaust journy begins

about about 4hp at topend was about the gains? elsewhere much the same?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 10:24:38 PM
Replies: 1,557
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Posted By digger
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

must say objectively the boxes look good so far, if that's what a production version come out like then its a steal.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-17-2018, 06:42:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By digger
Re: Lang Racing vs. Dr. Vanos rebuild

a rod bolt failure would normally be from an incorrectly torqued bolt. did they make it right for you in the end?
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Nov-10-2018, 05:59:51 AM
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Views: 702
Posted By digger
Re: S65 Cylinder Head Valve Guides.

lol wat, bronze is a metal...it will be some kind of bronze. i got that from a 5 second google search
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