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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-19-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
Yeah it is really annoying but not reflective of...

Yeah it is really annoying but not reflective of the kit. It is just my configuration I think. Thanks for the post. This is not ESS's fault. I did all I could with the tools and amazing mechanics...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-19-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
it is the software BMW techs use for various...

it is the software BMW techs use for various things:

* Enable retrofits (it could be done on DIS v55 and older versions - I think DIS v56> means SSS only I THINK!!!!).

SSS contains firmware for...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-19-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
It probably sounds right - I just pulled out ICV...

It probably sounds right - I just pulled out ICV but only because I pulled out the whole unit. Tough job to do alone! I had a good look at ICV and the valve itself is nice and springy then pushing...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-15-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
NOT SOLVED :( I never got a chance to post...

NOT SOLVED :(

I never got a chance to post back to update you all that the problem only went away for 3 days in a row. It is back to it's usual:

1) 1st start stall
2) 2nd start stall
3) Start...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-06-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 55,450
Posted By willks
I'll take a clearer picture tonight when I get...

I'll take a clearer picture tonight when I get home. Due to the positioning, I don't know how much ice it would form. Does your ECU compartment freeze up? Also, I'm in Australia (Sydney) so I guess...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-06-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
SOLVED: The whole issue all along was just...

SOLVED:

The whole issue all along was just the fuel sender unit failing to build up pressure fast enough in the mornings. Now it actually starts up to 1200rpm and gently rolling back down to 950...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
For anyone that has been following I'll update. I...

For anyone that has been following I'll update. I changed the fuel sender unit last night with an OEM from pelican parts. This morning (18degrees C) - kicked it over and started strong and smooth.
...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-05-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 55,450
Posted By willks
Sorry Dirtboy, didn't notice you responded! In my...

Sorry Dirtboy, didn't notice you responded! In my post above it shows the position. It's actually right near the DME. I have a small issue in that the oil return valve as an upward curve in it, but I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-30-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
It's true! I ruined my 'aviation snips' as it has...

It's true! I ruined my 'aviation snips' as it has a nice dent in the blade. That anti-collapse metal is what they should make planes out of!

Anyhow - still waiting on my fuel pump from pelican...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-30-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
Reminds me of the intercooler hoses. I tried to...

Reminds me of the intercooler hoses. I tried to cut the tip of one. I failed.
Forum: Australia 12-26-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By willks
I saw this light once, and it was because a hose...

I saw this light once, and it was because a hose popped off the intake on my friends car. The vacuum leak produced a lean mixture condition the oxygen sensors picked up "out-of-scale". Did you car...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,207
Posted By willks
I like it. My car is black so I think I may go...

I like it. My car is black so I think I may go with your solution.... if I don't sell my car soon that is! Middle positioning is ideal.

Good work.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-24-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
I hope not :) I was hoping it may have been...

I hope not :) I was hoping it may have been angular momentum of the suspended fumes making their way into the cabin some where. My fumes are gone now after a royal torquing of every bolt/clamp/screw...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-24-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
This is interesting. I read your post previously...

This is interesting. I read your post previously and interested in the tool you may have used to remove the 4 hex bolts holding the actual blower to the intake manifold. The top two bolts are fine,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-24-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
Hi there Jeroen, I had a good look at the...

Hi there Jeroen,

I had a good look at the hose you mentioned - on my kit it seems to be made out of rock or something, it is VERY hard. It has a clamp at both ends - and I recall asking myself...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-23-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
Hey this is a very interesting update. So the...

Hey this is a very interesting update. So the hole in that hose wasn't discovered by the vacuum leak test? I'm doing a fuel pressure test right now as we speak. Was it possible to 'feel' around for...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-22-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,397
Posted By willks
Thread revival: Any updates on your starts? I...

Thread revival: Any updates on your starts? I finally did that smoke test and have no leaks whatsoever. Also, I had strong fuel pressure (2.5 bar after 14 hours). I'm fairly stumped. I don't get 'oil...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,441
Posted By willks
Spoken by a truly wised up fanatic. We all need...

Spoken by a truly wised up fanatic. We all need to learn. I'm ashamed that I've done stuff for so long and never lost a point - seems to me I haven't learn my lesson.

A wise man learns from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 33,921
Posted By willks
Vouch. I did it, it works. I ordered from US....

Vouch. I did it, it works. I ordered from US. Here in Australia, Hyundai dealers are quick to act. $749 AU for MAF... And guess what, 1 AUD = 1 USD. Us Aussies are stupid for buying local when you...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,301
Posted By willks
Also - apologies to Willawok for enabling this...

Also - apologies to Willawok for enabling this 'seatbelt' reminder on his satnav!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,601
Posted By willks
Well said. I didn't bleed mine after the TS2...

Well said. I didn't bleed mine after the TS2 install and fill - I don't think I ever read I had to!... now I don't have a significant loss, but, the expansion tank as always 'green' on the outside.
...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,301
Posted By willks
Hey, I was/am in for new timetable. Commit to...

Hey, I was/am in for new timetable. Commit to camera (only 400d/flash). We need good lighting for shots though. Still committed to bring GT1 for retro updates and the like (Hey, we know it works!!) :)
Forum: Australia 10-02-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,088
Posted By willks
Don't do it! I got mine for mid 30's but it was a...

Don't do it! I got mine for mid 30's but it was a 2005 M type outfit with 60.000k's! You can find better. Also, mine was from a "well known dealer". I'm not saying I got a great deal (I didn't, fine)...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,547
Posted By willks
They will probably either richen up mixture/lean...

They will probably either richen up mixture/lean it out... Not sure but the S54 3.2 is amazing already without a chip. You need.... TADA.... FI!
Forum: Australia 10-01-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,301
Posted By willks
Speaking of cameras, I have a good flash (Canon...

Speaking of cameras, I have a good flash (Canon 580EX) - but as Flash photography at night generally sux, do we have anyone with a cool HIGH ISO camera (E.g. along the lines of a Nikon D3S)? We see...
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