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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-24-2018, 07:29:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By Obioban
Re: A late April Fool's joke from Mercedes-Maybach?

This might be better looking than the car in the OP :hmm:
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-24-2018, 07:24:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Yes.

But if you're doing reasonable OCIs, hard not to hit that.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-24-2018, 07:09:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

The more cars you have, the less miles each car sees. Other than brake fluid and seasonal tire swaps, most maintenance items are determined by miles driven-- not time.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 06:00:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By Obioban
Re: What happened to VinceSE2 and the “subframe” stuff?

Good to have you back.

Keep posting stuff here, for those of us that choose not to facebook :roll:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 06:00:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By Obioban
Re: What happened to VinceSE2 and the “subframe” stuff?

Good to have you back.

Keep posting stuff here, for those of us that choose not to facebook :roll:
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-23-2018, 05:17:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Can always tell when Serious feels backed into a corner, trapped being wrong-- causes him to start lashing out against the e46 :)

Feels like we made some good progress here. If we could just get...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-23-2018, 03:59:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Always a bad sign when the faster way to do a job is the remove the engine. Are you still taking the position these new cars aren't significantly harder to work on?

Someone should tell the...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-23-2018, 12:37:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

1. See above

2. Exhaust components are more of a PITA to remove than intake components 100% of the time. I never go into an exhaust project without new hardware ready to go, because it's pretty...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-23-2018, 11:35:00 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

I feel like we need to work on your reading comprehension skills, or at least convey to you that sometimes you have to read past the first page of the TIS into the substeps required to get there:
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 06:44:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Obioban
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 02:27:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Obioban
Re: How do I disconnect these?

I’m surprised there’s that much water that needs to be displaced.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-21-2018, 06:46:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

TIL there’s no way that’ll ever fail out of warranty, not any of the other common failure items that require the intake manifold to be removed :)

... and there is some horror in having dealership...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-21-2018, 06:38:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

In this case he mentioned it because there was an 11,000 mile x6m in to have a knock sensor replaced, which needs the intake manifold to come off. So, out comes the engine!

... and I’ve never had...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-21-2018, 04:53:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Was just taking to a friend of mine who’s a genius at the local dealership. He told me that for any project where the intake manifold had to be removed (not infrequent) on the x5M and x6m (same...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-21-2018, 01:02:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,230
Posted By Obioban
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 10:43:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,394
Posted By Obioban
Re: Let's see a timeless car manufactured Post 2000

I think the R8 is good looking, but looks very much like a current car-- not timeless.

edit: actually, don't know why I picked out the R8-- I think that's true of most of the cars posted in this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 07:26:17 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 82,104
Posted By Obioban
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 07:25:37 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 82,104
Posted By Obioban
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Any idea where you can buy one?

For future reference to myself, just found this:
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 04:07:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,394
Posted By Obioban
Re: Let's see a timeless car manufactured Post 2000

http://zombdrive.com/images1600_/2002-bmw-z8-6.jpg

http://zombdrive.com/images1600_/2002-bmw-z8-4.jpg

http://zombdrive.com/images1600_/2002-bmw-z8-11.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 04:01:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,394
Posted By Obioban
Re: Let's see a timeless car manufactured Post 2000

https://images.autotrader.com/scaler/620/420/cms/content/articles/oversteer/2016/12-dec/12-05/259615.jpg
...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-20-2018, 02:03:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By Obioban
Re: New Carrera Base or Lightly Used Cayman GT4 or Boxster Spyder

Turbos having issues on track? Never! :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 12:57:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Obioban
Re: Custom headers

I've had no trouble with that with stock low end torque :hmm:

http://www.lindvigs.com/obioban/ubfilming/IMG_6723.jpeg

http://www.lindvigs.com/obioban/ubfilming/IMG_6586.jpeg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 12:51:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Obioban
Re: Custom headers

This post is excellent. I want to save it for future use, because this misconception comes up so frequently!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 12:42:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Obioban
Re: Custom headers

You'd want smaller and shorter primaries.

Of course both of those would make the top end worse, defeating the purpose of owning an S54.

But, if you wanted to design headers for low end torque,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 11:45:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,737
Posted By Obioban
Re: Streamline CSL Trunklid

There's always OE, if you want OE fit :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 11:38:22 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 82,104
Posted By Obioban
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

IIRC, the s54 can't detect actual oil pressure, no? As in, if it has what the cluster considers "enough" it doesn't throw a light. If it doesn't have "enough", it throws a light.

My car has...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 11:35:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Obioban
Re: Delete ABS

ice mode isn't really an issue on the e46, like it is on other chassis.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 10:24:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

Zero desire, here. No cats makes me hate the car.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 07:20:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By Obioban
Re: New Carrera Base or Lightly Used Cayman GT4 or Boxster Spyder

The 981 is stiff enough in vert form that I don't feel like I'm compromising meaningful performance.

Both aren't very useful, so you're not compromising meaningful practicality.

Weight is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 04:56:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,737
Posted By Obioban
Re: Streamline CSL Trunklid

Beef content removed, as it was poor analogy and derailed the thread.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 04:49:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By Obioban
Re: New Carrera Base or Lightly Used Cayman GT4 or Boxster Spyder

GT4 actually handles better (road holding is not a measure of handling-- it's a measure of grip), has better feedback, is lighter, has bushings (bearings) that are better set up for tracking, and has...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 04:10:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By Obioban
Re: New Carrera Base or Lightly Used Cayman GT4 or Boxster Spyder

Are you racing or tracking? If tracking... I'd say no.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-19-2018, 04:00:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By Obioban
Re: New Carrera Base or Lightly Used Cayman GT4 or Boxster Spyder

If you track: GT4
If you don't: spyder
If you're old: Carrera
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 03:42:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Obioban
Re: Beginner with an M3

I'd say it's a bad decision, but I'd make the same bad decision in a heartbeat if I were him! :lolhit:

Good call on the Bentley manual.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 03:40:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Obioban
Re: Beginner with an M3

This thread should have everything you need to get started:
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=300562

Tools:
If there's one thing I regret, it's buying SAE tool (or, really, sets...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 03:23:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Obioban
Re: Delete ABS

I don't know if it'll work, but you could try pulling the ABS/DSC fuses.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 01:40:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

That's a tough sell :P

I went to the SS street because the stock muffler was too loud with the pipes in front of it enlarged :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 01:16:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

I can't imagine it'll be cheaper than a production line e46 M3 muffler, so I'd look at that as the starting point.

Personally, I will only be doing the mid pipe. But, that's also due to wanting...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 11:48:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,737
Posted By Obioban
Re: Streamline CSL Trunklid

I really want Streamline to succeed. They seem like they're making a heart felt, honest effort to make new and well made products for this platform for reasonable prices.

The OP flaming...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 11:15:11 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 275,184
Posted By Obioban
Re: e46 M3 Tire Sizing Thread

245 is too small for a 9.5.

I'd say get some wheels that fit properly.

But, yes, you'll have increased DSC intervention running 225/245
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 11:14:56 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 275,184
Posted By Obioban
Re: e46 M3 Tire Sizing Thread

245 is too small for a 9.5.

I'd say get some wheels that fit properly.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-18-2018, 09:21:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Your much despised s54 was an evolution of the s50b32, which was an evolution of the s50b30, which was an evolution of the M50 :hmm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 07:22:35 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 78,807
Posted By Obioban
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 07:18:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

Going by your chart, 2.25 is good for 371-- not 2.375".

2.375 should be good for more than half the difference, since area goes up by the square of the radius.

Following the trend on that...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-18-2018, 06:48:55 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Unless you buy a Toyota, I'd file that under "better than the alternative" (no fix).

I FAR prefer that situation to, say, s65 main bearings, s55 hub, etc.
(problems with no solution, where you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 06:34:50 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

This might be a good chance for Brian N to get the quieter race style SS muffler he's been wanting :shifty:
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-18-2018, 06:27:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

SIB came out in 2010. e46 came out in 1998.

Not sure what "once new" means.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-18-2018, 06:14:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Not sure why every conversation comes back to the e46 with you, but to answer your "concerns"....



That's a repair procedure. If you wait for failure, yes, it's a huge ordeal.

Attached is...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-18-2018, 05:00:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Ruh roh... got you all worked up. Largest size text, caps, red, underline, italics, and bold?

BMW techs are far from an example of work done right. But, if you like shitty work, more power too...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-18-2018, 03:59:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

I don't find a ton of correlation between horsepower and smiles. Perhaps that's where you're disconnecting from others :)



One of the necessary components to remove on one of the many sub steps...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 11:22:19 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 82,104
Posted By Obioban
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Tomorrow I will have 1000 miles on the car since the last oil change and will be sending in a follow up sample.

If it's bad, I'll be replacing the bearings with untreated stock and will post...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 11:00:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,230
Posted By Obioban
Re: e46 M3 Only Meet - 6/2/18 NYC Area

Yeah, there's lots of general meets out there. This being e46 M3 specific is why it's the first meet I'm going to in year. :thumbsup2:
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-17-2018, 11:30:06 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

My M3 doesn’t have a clutched fan :shifty:

Steps to replace the belt on mine:
1) replace belt
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-17-2018, 09:09:45 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Well... interesting. I guess I assumed they were R&P because they have pretty good feedback-- certainly better than the stock e39 M5!

F10 was R&P for sure :raspberry:
... and crap
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-17-2018, 07:23:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

That seems like exactly what I'd expect? Each step has a series of sub steps-- it's not just the "remove belt" on the first page.

This many tabs required to open all the nested instructions...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-17-2018, 06:51:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Or, replace the valve cover gaskets

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4728/39198136961_1ef8bee936_b.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-17-2018, 06:45:48 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Even if it has no abnormal issues, basic maintenance is a huge ordeal.

E.g. let's change a belt :hmm:
(not that you'd have anywhere near this level of easy access with the engine in the car)
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 04:45:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,230
Posted By Obioban
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-17-2018, 03:57:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

I'd say only the e28 was "light". e34 was 400 lbs heavier. E39 only added 250 lbs to e34 :roll:

e28 and e34 had R&P.

F10 M5 had hydraulic R&P steering, it just blew huge chunks anyway.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 01:47:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By Obioban
Re: Best no compromise FCAB? Does that exist?

It's pretty much the PowerFlex poly FCABs that I've seen constantly failing.

That said, your thread title is "no compromise"... So, what are you doing talking about price? :lolhit:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 12:56:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW E90/E92/E93 M3 Binary Modification Tool Released

Some of the features the MSS5X version of the tool has, to give you an idea of where this is headed (that, again, any noob can do):



It's just freaking great :dance:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 12:54:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW E90/E92/E93 M3 Binary Modification Tool Released

That's how it works on the MSS5X tool. I've never tired the MSS6X tool, so can't say definitively.

Martyn?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 11:21:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By Obioban
Re: Best no compromise FCAB? Does that exist?

At this point (since the TMS monoballs came out), I would only use stock (which is what I'm running on the M3 wagon) or the TMS monoballs (which is what I'm running on the M3 coupe).

The TMS...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 01:05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW E90/E92/E93 M3 Binary Modification Tool Released

MSS5X version instructions:
https://www.ecuworx.co.uk/how-to/using-the-mss5x-binary-modification-tool/
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Apr-17-2018, 01:03:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW E90/E92/E93 M3 Binary Modification Tool Released

This software makes it so by just checking boxes or moving dials (noob level skills required), you can do things like remove top speed limiter, change the redline, delete secondary air pump, remove...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 07:29:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

The current V1 section 1 is and always has been 2.5" OD all the way to, and including, the section 2 merge. If you had a smaller section 2 previously, it would downsize and the intersection. If you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 07:23:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

I'm pretty confident they don't do that.

E.g. usresonated section 1:
(which is wider up front because it slips over the SSV1 headers there)
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 05:59:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

My memory, though it's been a bit since I inspected them, is that there's no step down on the V1 section 1-- 2.5" OD throughout.

2.5" OD section 2 is also the exact size I was hoping for in a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 05:36:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Obioban
Re: E36 man with an e46 ?

Both is the best answer, for sure. If you have remorse, it's going to be quite difficult to get back into a nice one. They spent a bunch of years in the <$10,000 range, which really hurt the level of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 05:27:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

I would guess that 99% of people for whom this will be beneficial already have the SS V1 section 1.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 04:42:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Obioban
Re: E36 man with an e46 ?

I don't agree the e36 is more raw-- e46 rides stiffer, idles worse, makes more mechanical noises (M clunk, solid lifter tapping). If you compare automatic transmissions, no question which is more raw...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 02:39:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Obioban
Re: E36 man with an e46 ?

I've owned 3 of each at this point, in both stock and modified forms (and my e36s have had both s52s and S50B32s).

Comparing modded cars is completely missing the point, so, stock vs stock (US...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 02:10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 628
Posted By Obioban
Re: DSS axle instal

You can buy a tool at any auto parts stock that bolts to the wheel studs and then presses out the axle. I would put nuts on, first, the secure the rotors!
...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Apr-16-2018, 11:10:08 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 53,362
Posted By Obioban
Re: Obioban's 332iT Daily

Installed the M tech bumper, M3 aux fan (properly shaped for the M tech bumper), and all the front end ducting/trim. Also got the front end resprayed (though don't judge the paint by these pictures--...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Apr-16-2018, 12:49:07 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 53,362
Posted By Obioban
Re: Obioban's 332iT Daily

I don't have trouble with the pillar on the e90 or the e46 non coupe.

But, I sit further forward than most tall people.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-15-2018, 02:16:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,210
Posted By Obioban
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 10:58:52 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

I can’t seem to find it again.

My memory is that it was a BMW made document.... but, can’t be 100% confident in that without finding the source.

Certainly you can hide the rasp with exhaust...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 10:30:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ajqqyi2d5k6ziix/MS54B32TrainingModule.pdf?dl=0

Page 18.

Stock exhaust valves are sodium filled.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-13-2018, 10:03:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Do you agree or disagree with this following statement:
The primary driving cause of the above was the move from 6mt to DCT
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-13-2018, 09:25:06 PM
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Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Maybe I should have added a "street legal" qualifier. Have to make sure it's Cars and Coffee capable. :parrot:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 09:12:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

From what I’ve read, the s54 rasp is due to the sodium filled exhaust valves
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-13-2018, 07:24:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

https://www.pistonheads.com/news/general-pistonheads/991-gt3-full-press-pack/27250




:hmm:
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-13-2018, 07:04:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,273
Posted By Obioban
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Is there a car with a higher percent of owners that take their car to the track than the GT3?

Seems like a bad example :hmm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 06:38:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

If you don't have V1 stepped or Epic headers, cams, and CSL intake (or maybe the Eventuri), you're probably better off with the single pipe previous version. This is useful if you're pushing into...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 06:32:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

I'm guessing between your two guesses :lolhit:

I'd guess <$1000, >$700 for the resonated version.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 06:11:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

Did your experience have a resonator or no?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 05:33:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

The market is going to be flush with the one piece design. I'll be listing one for sale, too :roll:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 05:14:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

My guess is quieter :hmm:
(that the other, one piece design. I would think this will be moderately louder than stock)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 05:01:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

This flows more. For cars pushing significantly more power than stock, this flows better than the one piece design.

For cars that are pushing a bit more than stock, the one piece is probably a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 04:02:08 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 16,194
Posted By Obioban
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 04:00:52 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,007
Posted By Obioban
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

Excellent!

Will order the day they go on sale!

http://m.memegen.com/twu43y.jpg
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Apr-13-2018, 01:23:26 PM
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Posted By Obioban
Re: Obioban's 332iT Daily

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=209582&stc=1&d=1523625678

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=209583&stc=1&d=1523625678

17” RG-Rs on, M cube...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 01:00:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By Obioban
Re: Exhaust Opinions (thread #1,634,328)

Hmm..

I don't think how it sounds to other people is a consideration for me. I selfishly only care how it sounds from the driver's seat :shifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 08:00:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By Obioban
Re: Exhaust Opinions (thread #1,634,328)

CSL didn’t come with it :P
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 06:14:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By Obioban
Re: Exhaust Opinions (thread #1,634,328)

The problem with the Corsa is that it replaces everything other than the headers. That means you can't do THE biggest power mod for the car (headers) without going catless... and going catless makes...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 11:03:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 809
Posted By Obioban
Re: Archive reviews of the Dinan e46 M3?

I almost went the Dinan JRZ route on the wagon, but hit a snag-- JRZ no longer makes the parts to rebuild them (nor does anyone else), and they have fairly short rebuild intervals.

Reading through...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 10:50:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 809
Posted By Obioban
Re: Archive reviews of the Dinan e46 M3?

I think their only exceptional handling component for this chassis is the monoball RTABs.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 06:03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 809
Posted By Obioban
Re: Archive reviews of the Dinan e46 M3?

Someone stuck the dinan Konis on a shock dyno-- they were identical to normal Koni yellows.

I'm running the Dinan suspension on my M3 wagon and had the dinan wheel/tire for a brief time. The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 05:29:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,342
Posted By Obioban
Re: Tuning Shop

Vox is hardly the only person who’s popped their engine on track with a TTFS tune.

He is a bit exceptional in that he lost two engines :roll:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 04:32:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Obioban
Re: Opinion on Wheels?

Candy apple red any wheel sounds terrible, so another vote for selling!
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