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Forum: Northeast Thu, Aug-01-2019, 12:32:37 PM
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Views: 379
Posted By S54 Madness
CT Cars and Coffee Munich Motorsports!!

Heys guys. Wanted to shared incase this is local to some!!

I am the owner of Modified Machines - a car club on FB. I host car shows and events.

I am working with the owner at Munich Motorsports...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-01-2019, 12:16:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Emission - Custom Tune for AR 6-1 header - Help

ya, I am the owner of Modified Machines :)

I am the one who setup, organized and will be hosting their first cars and coffee for so you will see my Tent and me under it :) we are hoping to make it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-31-2019, 02:43:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By S54 Madness
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-31-2019, 02:34:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Emission - Custom Tune for AR 6-1 header - Help

I live in West Hartford...come to one of our meets / events and ill give you a ride!

Facebook - Modified Machines

Join my page! I have a cars and coffee this Sunday at Munich motorsport - they...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-30-2019, 01:55:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By S54 Madness
Emission - Custom Tune for AR 6-1 header - Help

Im hoping to get some answers. I did a search but couldn't really find an answer for my particular issue.

Im trying to pass emissions and have trouble with getting my system ready...

I have the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-05-2019, 05:42:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: BMW Scan Tool - What can it reset?

thanks for the heads up!! Just Ordered one!!

$249.95, now $187.46!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-31-2019, 02:14:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: BMW Scan Tool - What can it reset?

Thanks for the input everyone - I will be buying one!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-31-2019, 02:10:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Dyno Results

wondering if I should have gone with 288/280? I just got 280/272 for the same price.. But I wanted to use my stock followers...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-29-2019, 03:40:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By S54 Madness
BMW Scan Tool - What can it reset?

Hey guys

Just wanted to confirm before I buy this... My current OBDII scanner is a cheap $100 scanner - it does OK but id like to buy something I can do more with on my M3 for troubleshooting or...
Forum: Northeast Thu, May-02-2019, 06:30:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Come Join Modified Machines!!

guys if anyone is going to the BROKE car show this weekend come stop by my Booth!!

I got free stuff ill be giving out - stickers, tee-shirts, tickets to our Lime Rock show in Sep!!
...
Forum: Northeast Tue, Apr-23-2019, 06:34:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By S54 Madness
Come Join Modified Machines!!

Hey everyone,

Though id share :)

I created a Facebook public group called Modified machines last week and we already have almost 300 members and growing!

Its a page that captures ALL...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-17-2019, 06:06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

so I am about normal too then :)

Obioban's is even more of a mystery now! what is his secret to keeping close to ambient temps at the same locaton we have our IATs?? :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-16-2019, 12:59:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

True and I do use it all the time :) I guess I was hoping to be able to monitor it on a gauge with digital numbers just so I can see exact readings :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-16-2019, 12:35:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

I found a NEW solution to this intake that I think would be appealing to a lot more people. This new system would be completely sealed on the front and back so there is just a pass through. I ordered...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-16-2019, 12:22:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

The Torq app def works on any andriod or iphone. Its pretty awesome. You can monitor alot of things, read CEL and much more... and if you buy the app - like $5, you can clear codes.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 05:29:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

Please do when you have some time :) wed appreciate it!

id still like to relocate my sensor to the snorkel.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 04:53:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

I am still questioning how Obioban has his temp in the same posiiton and his is seeing close to ambient temps?? Has anyone else tested to see if they get the same??


I will relocate my into the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 04:06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

That is where the Evolve airbox had their IAT.. and its exactly where I was thinking of putting mine!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 03:46:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

If you mean the CSL duct from the front of the 3.5" hold to the intake, I already have it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 03:35:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

i agree.. its seems alot of heat gets right to the sensor there. I know when DrMEANS was sponsoring that other CSL arbox they wanted to put the sensor on the top, but visually it was too ugly...I was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 03:33:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

The only thing I am missing is that BMW Bumper Air Duct?

could that really be the cause of my underhood temps being higher?? Otherwise I dont see what else it could be? I even have my CSL bumper...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 03:24:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

What are people seeing normally in their IATs?? Is it really ambient temps?? How? Its always hotter under the hood...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 02:53:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

I have the Karbouns CSL intake. So I have the senors in the stock place, whiuch is in the front about the alternator area... did you relocate yours to a different position?

You can actually see my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 02:51:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

Do you mean the Plastic shroud - BMW Bumper Air Duct?

If so, I do not have that on... when I redid my entire cooling system, I never re-installed it because I never put my Auxiliary Fan back in......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 02:37:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

Yes, I am planning on putting a mess screen at the end.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 02:36:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: DIY - headlight intake / temps recorded

Unless my air temp sensor is wrong?? I am just going off the stock reading I am getting form the ECU.. What are people seeing normally in engine bays?

YA - its the one thing I will be working on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-15-2019, 01:38:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By S54 Madness
Intake headlight-duct-kit / cheap production / Temps Recorded

Ok so I figured Id give this a try - I really wanted to see if there was a difference, and how id like this mod... I wast interested in spending $300 on the kit that is made of carbon fiber, so I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-12-2019, 01:56:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Heat shield wrap

I do have the app for Torq on my head uint so I do see the current intake temps now. I will do a reading of before and after on the SAME day so its a accurate collecton of data.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-11-2019, 05:22:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,493
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

Sorry my mistake - not sure where I got that from - they are not DLC coated :taser:


It states on the website-
"Must use new followers as a minimum: ...OE followers are OK for 280/272 cams on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-11-2019, 05:00:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Heat shield wrap

I was thinking of doing this as well... I might take off my airbox this weekend to check it out.. Just ordered some DEI Gold tape :parrot:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-11-2019, 04:57:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,493
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

ok I will look for those..

Being that schrick cams are DLC coated and my oems followers are not, I would never have to worry about my Schrick cams prematurely wearing on the lobes correct if for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-11-2019, 02:16:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Heat shield wrap

^^^ what he said.. Otherwise there is no point in this...

I have been contemplating on make some type of heat shield to put under ht CSL airbox to prevent heat rising up and getting my airbox hot....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-11-2019, 01:38:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,493
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

I did some searching - but could not really find an answer....


How do you measure followers for wear so it can be determined if they can be re-used with new cams? Shims? Visual inspection?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-11-2019, 12:36:50 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I only did the the inner small (autox) course for the past 3 years. I wanted to upgrade my cooling ( which I did last year ) to do the full track. So I plan to do it this year!

I hope to meet Rob...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 08:32:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: E46 M3 and Z4M seats weighed

Thanks...

I have these seats so it would make no sense to go to Z4M seats. If I am going to upgrade on seats Id like a weight reduction as well.. Still looking for the perfect DD / light weight...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 05:05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: E46 M3 and Z4M seats weighed

does anyone know the weight of E46 M3 Manual seats, leather, no heat?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 05:00:41 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

do you mean WHP or HP?? because you have 368whp is which way over 400 crank hp.. Are you running bigger inecjtors?



I should re-state my HP goals for clarification: my goal was 400hp crank - or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 02:56:15 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Thanks :thumbsup2:

I meant to say last straight six NA M\\\
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 02:25:14 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

My goal was to keep the car NA and get 400hp...

I go to Lime Rock and dont want heating issues. I already pondered of getting a SC for years... I found it was an uphill battle with heating issues...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 02:00:15 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

so an update :)

I changed to a 100Cell cat vs 200cell.. I also clear my adaptations settings and had Paul retune the car... I did pick up a good 10-12rwtq between the midrange and 5-6rwtq towrads...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 01:18:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,493
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Schrick cams are you using dlc coated rockers?

So I finally pulled the trigger yesterday and bought Schrick 280/272 cams!! Mainly because Schrick Cam prices have jumped from $1656 to $2200!! :jawdrop: I was able to buy it at VAC as they still...
Forum: Northeast Fri, Apr-05-2019, 05:38:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By S54 Madness
Caffeine & octane car show 2019!!

REALLY good event... I am going... Anyone interested in joining?? Have some SWEET BMW, Euros and other extoics!!

Where:
April 14 Sunday @8am
Pine St, New Canaan, CT 06840

About:
We have a...
Forum: Northeast Fri, Apr-05-2019, 05:28:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By S54 Madness
Cars & Coffee - Every Sunday, Glastonbury CT

Every Sunday morning, automotive and motorcycle enthusiasts gather at the Starbucks in Glastonbury CT. The event is organized by a local member of FerrariChat.com, but is open to anyone and everyone...
Forum: Northeast Fri, Apr-05-2019, 05:20:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By S54 Madness
'19 UC3 Spring Car Show@ Rentschler Field 4.14.19

Just wanted to share...


Here is last years turnout
UC3 Season Opener 2018 (4K) - YouTube


Details:
http://www.newenglandautoshows.com/event/ct-east-hartford-uc3-spring-show-2019-2/
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-22-2019, 06:39:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: BMW INAP help please...

bump...

Anyone know anything about this?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 03:17:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Deciding on a new battery

I got this thing :) it works great!! only downside is you have to reset clocks... But this way I dont have to tender my battery....

GraceMe Battery Master Disconnect Cut Off Switch Negative Post...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 03:08:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Deciding on a new battery

I mis-spoke... My battery actually has more CCA then the Braille GU1R (lithium). I was looking at the AMPS on the Braille GU1R when I read the 947 :taser:




I did see this.. Not sure if anyone...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 03:00:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Deciding on a new battery

I see. So when your car sits in the winter time for long periods do you have a tender on this battery?

My experience with the one I have, if left not tender under 40 degrees in the past and it DID...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 02:50:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Deciding on a new battery

this looks like a nice option...

Do you need to tender this in the winter? Id be willing to pay an additional $300 as its only 2lbs heavier then my current one and does gave almost 400CCA more.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 02:13:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Deciding on a new battery

I would never spend $1000 on a battery when you can get this for 1/4 of the price... Ive had mine for 2 years and its still working like a champ!! And its under 5lbs!!

Shorai LFX36L3-BS12 Extreme...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 01:20:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Nurburgring Trackday

this is on my bucklist of things before I die.. To ship my M over and rip it around the Nurburgring!!

Just curious - Anyone on here do this recently and what are the associated costs roughly?

I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 12:39:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: BMW INAP help please...

Also wanted to ask - is there another method of clearing theses settings?

I read somewhere on the forums disconnect the battery for 5 to 10 hrs this will also do this.. Is this True?

Others...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 12:32:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By S54 Madness
BMW INAP help please...

Hey guys,

I would like to reset my adaptations on my car so I can properly dial in my current tune.

With that said I did some searching and found this "Mike's easy BMW Tools" which is a SINGLE...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-02-2019, 12:37:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Shout out to PaulClaude!

Great guy to work with... Highly recommended!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-27-2019, 08:35:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By S54 Madness
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-27-2019, 08:30:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Contemplating getting back into an E46..

I had a chance to drive an E90. Its a cool car but its heavy. I personally like the E46 better.

Now a E46 with a S65 swap.. that would be sick!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-26-2019, 09:00:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,508
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Mishimoto updated radiator review

this additional "weight" you are talking about is equivalent to two bottles of spring water lol. I really dont think it will hinder performance.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-26-2019, 07:46:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,508
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Mishimoto updated radiator review

well I was off its more, it is exactly 25% more capacity :)

14 additional rows
32% increase in coolant surface area
15% increase in air surface area
25% increase in coolant capacity

Other...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-26-2019, 05:55:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,508
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Mishimoto updated radiator review

Hey take it as you will :)

Im just going off the needle and where it sits and while its not a huge difference its noticeable to the eye that it does NOT sit in the same position as it did before.....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-26-2019, 05:17:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,508
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Mishimoto updated radiator review

I think you are over thinking this...

This is pretty much just like the OEM design but it as 56 rows vs the OEM 42 rows - which is just more cooling surface - so it would make sense if you saw...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-26-2019, 03:57:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,508
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Mishimoto updated radiator review

I have this setup and I can say it works great - no issues! I did notice at the small track on lime rock my temps were lower looking at the gauge then from OEM setup - Sry I didn't do any data...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-22-2019, 12:55:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,768
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Anyone own a real csl in here? Need help!

https://cdn.hackaday.io/images/7959941399159207884.JPG
https://cdn.hackaday.io/images/7500181399159391116.JPG
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-21-2019, 09:37:05 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,768
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Anyone own a real csl in here? Need help!

some shady stuff going on in this thread :shifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 03:54:43 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 03:37:13 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

sry typo, meant to say CAMS not cat.... I fixed it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 03:32:32 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I am happy with the way the car feels.. but I always want more lol... so depending on how the 100 cell cat and retune goes, I might just sell the ARH and get Euro headers and a cams - which would be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 03:03:31 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I respectfully disagree.. Because it is MUCH better everywhere. I will say my car feels great down low I still gained a ton of tq and hp feel wise - so even going with ARH and having the TQ shifted I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 02:32:55 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I never said I wasnt happy with them, they actually feel great. I gained 31whp is is pretty big and a night and day difference in feel. I just assumed catted they would get more whp. And they perform...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-20-2019, 01:59:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By S54 Madness
WTB: Euro Headers + Section 1

Looking for Euro headers and the section 1 catted... I live in CT willing to drive 2hrs in any direction...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 12:37:24 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I can see exactly what you mean Hassan with the low end tq being the big difference in the what the butt dyno feels and I do agree. I guess the question at hand for me in my current situation is do I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 11:18:23 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

After looking at Bullets dyno and a SSV1 system the ARH actually is on PAR with the SSV1 system but the torq is shifted to the right and also seems to hold its peak for a longer duration... With that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 09:56:36 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I am coming to learn Hassan is a exhaust expert and I certainly value all his knowledge he brings to the table!!

One other thing Id like to do is move the cat back as far as possibly on the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 09:19:33 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Yes it def pulls hard and feels pretty great... I just want to be sure I am getting all the HP out of my setup...


I found out the Bullet welded his CAT at the END of the muffler ( rally style )...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 08:25:38 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

so check this out...

Bullet ended up putting a high flow cat on just like me ( waiting to find out what kind it is and how far downstream) but he endd up gaining an additional 4whp while adding a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 06:03:53 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

the dyno session had a wide O2 that we went off to tune this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 04:01:00 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I am assuming you are directing this at bullet? Since he is the OP of this thread...


I do not have a wideband but would get one if this would help tune my car for better results... It was never...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 04:44:20 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Ill be honest guys im really considering getting the Megan headers.. for the price and the perfomance /qualtiy ppl are saying they are - I could buy those and buy CAMS and get way more hp and be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 08:01:12 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 30,701
Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Did the cats come on the ARH exhaust? or did you get them welded in after?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 07:41:45 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

lol im not sure if this is suppose to be a joke or really true?

BUT

Actually I did a oil change before I did the tune :) I did the 6 qts like recommended... I did check the dip stick at the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 07:35:36 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

thanks so much for posting...this is really helpful to me!! Yes agreed my car sounds awesome and def pulls hard now in every gear at all rpms. It def a night and day difference.


Questions......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 07:00:31 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

305whp was the 2nd dyno.. the first dyno was 313whp. Not really sure why the 2 dynos are off by 10whp.. I guess weather / different dyno / conditions. but both dynojets. Car has the same tune so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 05:52:21 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Right.. it we were talking 5-10whp I would be happy guy and would let it be.. but we are talking 15-20whp+ Which you CAN feel


Like I said I am not chasing dyno numbers just for the sake of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 05:32:26 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

so I had a pretty long conversation with Nick from ARH...

He said he wants to work with me to get this resolved as he is positive and backs his headers. He said they have been selling alot of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 02:40:13 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

so guys...

I am waiting to hear back from Nick...

I am really wanting to get these SSV2.. However If wanted to go a cheaper route - bc I do not need the most HP possible as I have stated...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:27:32 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: Supersprint Stepped Headers V1 and Section 1

I am local in CT and will the whole system off you.. PM sent!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:23:57 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: AP ceramic coated headers and CPI euro 200r section 1

pmd you! Interested in the whole setup. I live in CT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:16:08 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

lol where the heck do you always get these good deals!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:09:51 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I appreciate that and I totally hear you...

as I mentioned before I am not trying to have the highest HP NA m on the forums.. all I simply want is what I paid for.. I paid for $2700 headers so I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 02:12:18 AM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

yes I am def going with SSV1. Just not sure if I will do the section 1 catted or straight and weld in cats myself...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:22:14 AM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: New E46M Headunit to Market: Xtron 9" Android 8 Octa, F30 Style

I plugged that in but my steering wheel controls still dont work :/

Not sure why?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-18-2019, 01:11:40 AM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

ya im sure they are worth a little.. maybe 5-7+whp between the two .. which isnt very much on a stock e46
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 11:27:39 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Agreed.. Maybe the CAI might do a few whp but not much more...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 11:00:51 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Yes!!

Please find a DynoJET... this would give the most accurate readouts... WIll you tune on 93 or e85?

use this link to find a dynojet near you!
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 10:57:22 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I really dont think my vanos just broke. as I said I had a reputable company who works speically on S54 locally overhaul the entier system last year. I highly doubt my vanos just broke all of a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 10:40:07 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

thats what Im talking about. how much were your cats?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 09:54:33 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I bought this exhaust last year. Just kinda put it on the shelf and didnt install it until this year as I just didnt really have the time then. I am not sure if at this point this would still be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 09:43:28 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Jsut thinking out loud here....

With the price of the SSv1 and catted section 1 could just keep the ARH and buy cams.. putting the WHP well past what the SSv + catted section one would gain and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 09:38:36 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

Ill just go with the SSV1 and call it a day. I didnt realize CPI was like the ARH headers... really looking to just get this car finished up...

Now as far as the section 1, could I just get the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 08:00:12 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

so I was looking at the prices.. the SS section one catted pipe is $2300?!

So I would be looking at $4000+ for the SSV1 headers and section one with cats? is this accurate?

I am interested in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 07:29:00 PM
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Posted By S54 Madness
Re: American racing headers Results

I hear you Mike.


I guess all I can go off is my base run - 282whp and where I will be at now - which is a 31whp gain.
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