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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,403
Posted By Patton323I
V6 Mustang? Really? You may as well just buy a...

V6 Mustang? Really? You may as well just buy a Ford Taurus.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Patton323I
If you paid some one money for this, you need to...

If you paid some one money for this, you need to go and get your money back. If the block has a crack, the engine is dead. The cylinder wall doesn't look too good either. soo....



Basically...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 560
Posted By Patton323I
Awesome Info!

Awesome Info!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,638
Posted By Patton323I
Yeah, they were hammered for sure! It was just a...

Yeah, they were hammered for sure! It was just a pain pulling the SC off to get to them. And its a good thing that the head gasket didn't fail from over heating. Just high miles and added stress from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,638
Posted By Patton323I
Its already FI sir. Refer to page one of this...

Its already FI sir. Refer to page one of this thread!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,638
Posted By Patton323I
Open diff ( I know ) 3.46. But I think I'm going...

Open diff ( I know ) 3.46. But I think I'm going to swap in the 3.09 again. Its a tad too high strung at higher speeds. Plus fuel economy is always nice.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,638
Posted By Patton323I
I dynoed it at 256HP and 246LB Ft of torque at...

I dynoed it at 256HP and 246LB Ft of torque at the wheels with the 2.5. So I estimate that it will easily be making over 300 at the wheels with the 3.0. The 3.0 from the factory made like 225 HP...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,638
Posted By Patton323I
So as some of you may know, I blew the head...

So as some of you may know, I blew the head gasket on my car. I was racing on the track at Roebling Road Raceway. I was doing about 140 ish on the main straight when I lost power and got several...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-21-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 44,738
Posted By Patton323I
I'm running an ESS supercharger kit. And...

I'm running an ESS supercharger kit. And according to them, in order to get the most out of the engine, I need to move up to the MS43 DME and 3.0 software. They said the MS42 will only support a tune...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,083
Posted By Patton323I
Having formerly worked at a shady back lot...

Having formerly worked at a shady back lot mechanics place, I can tell you from experience that it really wont do much. I've ran ATF through a motor as well as just straight diesel fuel to try and...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-20-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 44,738
Posted By Patton323I
So, I'm about to perform a 3.0 swap on my 323....

So, I'm about to perform a 3.0 swap on my 323. This thread is full of fantastic information on pin reassignments. But I want to do this the easy way lol. SO, shouldn't I be able to just buy a used...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 54,630
Posted By Patton323I
I Have A 2002 BMW M3 That I'm Selling Because It...

I Have A 2002 BMW M3 That I'm Selling Because It Got Into An Accident. The Hit To The Car Is Not That Bad. the Car Still Runs Still Moves Everything Works. Clean Title I Have Not Reported To The...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-16-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Patton323I
Short ownership indeed....

Short ownership indeed....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,415
Posted By Patton323I
Looking very clean! Nice work!

Looking very clean! Nice work!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 54,630
Posted By Patton323I
This is one of the most disgusting BMW's I have...

This is one of the most disgusting BMW's I have ever seen.... And it can be yours!!!

<a href="http://imgur.com/D8BAmbd"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/D8BAmbd.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Patton323I
What ever you do, don't buy a battery from the...

What ever you do, don't buy a battery from the dealer. They will charge way over what it actually costs. If you have a Wal-Mart by where you live, get one from them. It will only run you about $110...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Patton323I
That sounds like the starter itself is going out....

That sounds like the starter itself is going out. But it may be a weak battery as well. When is the last time you changed the battery in your car? Do you know how old it is? How many miles are on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,275
Posted By Patton323I
Lol what ever helps you sleep at night. I love...

Lol what ever helps you sleep at night. I love the E46 platform, and I love BMW's. If that makes me smug, that's fine. But don't show up on here and bitch about the car expecting sympathy from me or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,275
Posted By Patton323I
You sir, sound like the perfect candidate to be a...

You sir, sound like the perfect candidate to be a Honda Civic owner. Go on, have fun now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 54,630
Posted By Patton323I
It's the Orange Crush car yo....

It's the Orange Crush car yo....
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-02-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,601
Posted By Patton323I
I'm thinking of going this route.... Some good...

I'm thinking of going this route.... Some good info here.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By Patton323I
Most likely. I think It will at least run on the...

Most likely. I think It will at least run on the current tune, but not to well into boost. I'm hoping ESS will be accommodating and just do it for free... Probably wishful thinking though... It's not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By Patton323I
Yup. The M54B30 is basically the same as the...

Yup. The M54B30 is basically the same as the M52TUB25. The internals are just stroked to a 3.0. So I could buy the internals to a 3.0 and swap them in my block. But the cost of doing that will be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By Patton323I
And just to throw some reality into the mix... I...

And just to throw some reality into the mix... I was at the track this last weekend and blew my head gasket. And I'm only running 8 PSI, what does that tell you.... 3.0 TIME!!!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By Patton323I
Turboing the E46 is a subject that has been...

Turboing the E46 is a subject that has been beaten to a pulp on this form and others. The M54 is not a very boost friendly motor. The aluminum block will cause the head bolts to start to strip the...
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