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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By nleksan
Nice! Out of curiosity, why did you ditch...

Nice!

Out of curiosity, why did you ditch the LTFW?
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By nleksan
I mentioned the bushings, I have the Delrin ones...

I mentioned the bushings, I have the Delrin ones in all three of my Bimmers, they make that much of a difference to me.

(re: my sig is pretty much how my car looks at the moment, I am finished...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By nleksan
I am no expert on shifters, but the UUC EVO3...

I am no expert on shifters, but the UUC EVO3 SSK+DSSR and Delrin bushings eliminated any shifter play and hasn't nnoticeably worn down in the years since it was installed...

I would think that...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-14-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,761
Posted By nleksan
Love your build thread, I regret not having done...

Love your build thread, I regret not having done one but I like that I can live retroactive-vicariously through you ;)


As far as diff ratios with ESS2/+/beyond, I just really want to make sure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By nleksan
Pretty much. Basically, take advantage of...

Pretty much.

Basically, take advantage of the car being already apart and upgrade any possible wear items.

Oh, I have had good results using Meyle HD front control arms. They are not the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By nleksan
Well, the M52tu responds better to bolt-on power...

Well, the M52tu responds better to bolt-on power mods, compared to the M54, at least in my experience. The square bore*stroke makes FI a worthwhile endeavor as well. I went through a lot of different...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 853
Posted By nleksan
Going for a truly ultra lightweight, pure track...

Going for a truly ultra lightweight, pure track car?
If so, carbon fiber fenders, the top quality ones only dropping some 10lbs (so these are probably dropping negative pounds, ie like thinking a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,358
Posted By nleksan
Most BMW's I work on that aren't "enthusiast...

Most BMW's I work on that aren't "enthusiast owned", and a fair amount which are, spend most of their life driving distances that never allow for the oil to reach proper temp, and consequently the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By nleksan
Honestly, I have tried a fair few braces in my...

Honestly, I have tried a fair few braces in my "chassis/suspension pt2" modding phase (the truly random odds and ends, and things that are dependent on other mods to show a difference; this is one of...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By nleksan
TMS on all mine, work perfectly and even with the...

TMS on all mine, work perfectly and even with the miserable winters here, they've even maintained their finish (for DD).
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By nleksan
Redline SL-1 has the highest concentration of...

Redline SL-1 has the highest concentration of PEA, or it did last I checked. PEA is the only real chemical solvent that dissolves carbon buildup effectively and leaves no residue of its own. Techron...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By nleksan
Redline SL-1 has the highest concentration of...

Redline SL-1 has the highest concentration of PEA, or it did last I checked. PEA is the only real chemical solvent that dissolves carbon buildup effectively and leaves no residue of its own. Techron...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By nleksan
SS Headers to SS X/Res to RE DMS. Sounds good to...

SS Headers to SS X/Res to RE DMS. Sounds good to my ears, better than w the UUC in the rear, and made (within margin of error) a bit more power.

No cats, no emissions testing.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-28-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By nleksan
The Mason Engineering (steel) front bar, and even...

The Mason Engineering (steel) front bar, and even more so the rear bar w the diff-mount cross-chassis bracing, out ofeevery single thingiI've put into my car(s) has exceeded my expectations far and...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By nleksan
Top of the line SS headers treated by Swaintech,...

Top of the line SS headers treated by Swaintech, cat delete, with something like the Eisenmann Race full header-back setup, with anything from a Shark Injector to a custom dyno tune and you are going...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-23-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By nleksan
The suspension is one of the absolute last places...

The suspension is one of the absolute last places where you want to be buying dictated by budget, with only brakes and wheels/tires coming ahead on the "never ever skimp" list.

The M3 is a $55k...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,548
Posted By nleksan
Here's the name and price I paid for the mods...

Here's the name and price I paid for the mods currently on my M3 that gave a measurable increase in power (not 1-2rwhp,either):
- CSL Intake $2450
- VAC SuperLight Pulleys $365
- SS V1 Stepped...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By nleksan
Stick with the known, tested, reputable brands. I...

Stick with the known, tested, reputable brands. I highly recommend KW for a car that will be primarily on the street, the V2's having the best price for what you get IMHO. However, the Clubsports...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By nleksan
I disagree with the statement that coilovers...

I disagree with the statement that coilovers aren't worthwhile if you don't track your car. I have coilovers on all 3 of mine, JRZ 4-way remote reservoir for the 328Ci (track-focused car), KW...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,792
Posted By nleksan
Good choice! I had my coating done by SwainTech,...

Good choice! I had my coating done by SwainTech, they have specialized coatings for both thermals and for frictionrreduction.

WPC is also something that I would highly recommend looking into....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By nleksan
MagnaFlow sounds deeper, but the UUC is louder. I...

MagnaFlow sounds deeper, but the UUC is louder. I personally think that the latter suits our engines a bit better, but it will prevent youffrom getting headers as the combination is just absolutely,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,846
Posted By nleksan
For the amount of time and money you are putting...

For the amount of time and money you are putting into this, why not do a bottom up built motor w a larger Lysholm blower? That's the route I went with my 328Ci, with the goal being INCREASED...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By nleksan
KW V2 are my go to DD coils that are just as good...

KW V2 are my go to DD coils that are just as good at tackling the occasional track day as they are cruising 75 down the highway.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,363
Posted By nleksan
I would really suggest taking a step back, and...

I would really suggest taking a step back, and giving yourself some time to really mull it over. The reason I went with the M52TUb28 for building and blowing, when I could have started with the ZHP I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,966
Posted By nleksan
I have no issues, history, or anything against...

I have no issues, history, or anything against AA, I am just surprised that the issues have not been resolved. I understand that it takes both parties to work together, but I guess it's the issues in...
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