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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By jared_wiesner
Ya exactly, a lot if this stuff is in your head...

Ya exactly, a lot if this stuff is in your head and is different for everyone. For example I find the opposite, the quieter a car is with a good seat of the pants feel of power, the faster it feels...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By jared_wiesner
Pretty much anything that could hurt performance...

Pretty much anything that could hurt performance on the e46 could be the cause of what you are noticing. The other cause could be that the last time you drove the e36 was in the dead of winter in...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-15-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By jared_wiesner
A stock E46 330i should feel and be faster than a...

A stock E46 330i should feel and be faster than a stock e36 328i. End of story
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-14-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,395
Posted By jared_wiesner
3 inch will work but would still be creating...

3 inch will work but would still be creating enough back pressure to hurt power slightly. 3.5 would be better if you can spring for a whole new exhaust right now. But as you said, you don't want to...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-14-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By jared_wiesner
Check battery health, it can do wacky things on...

Check battery health, it can do wacky things on these cars. Other than that, smoke test cold engine for vacuum leaks.

*Edit* just noticed you said that you had a code for the thermostat. Sort that...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-13-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By jared_wiesner
Haha yes cams, of any kind, really are...

Haha yes cams, of any kind, really are essential:thanks:

The interesting thing is that even dynomax have given up. They have a guarantee that you will be satisfied or your money back. They have...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-13-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By jared_wiesner
Exactly. It's still free to open fully and...

Exactly.

It's still free to open fully and it just stops short of fully closing and hitting the wall of the pipe. It is not at all noticeably louder without being able to close fully. (If anything...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-13-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By jared_wiesner
Added reference photos to the original post. (my...

Added reference photos to the original post. (my muffler has had the corner of it taken off to provide more ground clearance so its not the best reference photo.)
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-13-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By jared_wiesner
Jared's DynoMax VT Rattle Fix

I feel compelled to share this as I have had a rattle in my dynomax VT muffler since shortly after install a few years ago and there is not a single documented fix available on the internet that I...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-09-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,096
Posted By jared_wiesner
Well I'm not certain but I think so. The way id...

Well I'm not certain but I think so. The way id do it is to just take the butterfly out. And then modify the rod going through so that you can mount the butterfly to be open in the closed position....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-08-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,096
Posted By jared_wiesner
After taking it apart, not easily. Sorry...

After taking it apart, not easily.

Sorry curiousity has the best of me, why?
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-30-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By jared_wiesner
One vote for catch can here. I replaced my...

One vote for catch can here.

I replaced my CCV in the fall when I did a motor swap. It lasted until last week when the brand new CCV froze and nearly hydro-locked my engine. (Massive plumes of...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By jared_wiesner
Exactly, think of the weight savings! :thanks:

Exactly, think of the weight savings! :thanks:
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-23-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By jared_wiesner
not normal you say? ...

not normal you say?

http://www.brandnewengines.com/images/categories/1350.jpg

never been done to my knowledge.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-16-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
Ditto, and also considering at least going back...

Ditto, and also considering at least going back to a stock flywheel for the mean time. The lightweight flywheel is just not worth it for the added strain it causes to the engine.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-15-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By jared_wiesner
Is rotational play allowed on half shafts?

They do seem to get some side to side play over use that is acceptable as no symptoms show because of it. But I did have a shaft that was making intermittent knocking/clunking noise that had a bunch...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
If you have a vacuum leak then that's likely...

If you have a vacuum leak then that's likely what's causing your drivability issues.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-11-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,116
Posted By jared_wiesner
I'm frankly uncertain why he hasn't been banned...

I'm frankly uncertain why he hasn't been banned simply for the controversy he causes.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-10-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By jared_wiesner
Maybe, or maybe they just feel normal. No one...

Maybe, or maybe they just feel normal. No one will know without feeling it themselves, either way you should change the hose. If it makes it better for you than awesome. If not, it will take some...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
Ya with stuff like that I usually just go by feel...

Ya with stuff like that I usually just go by feel of how difficult it was to undo the nut. If your equipment is inaccurate (which can often be the case with low torque values) it can tell you to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
Schrick Cams

It's possible, you really don't have to crank them down hard. I use a little 1/4 inch drive ratchet for those nuts. Snug but not cranked. I believe the spec is in the range of approx 10 ft/lbs if...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-02-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By jared_wiesner
Custom exhaust diameter

The vibrant merges are awesome. Every bit as high quality as the burns and made in Canada (this coming from a guy who has the burns). The only thing is as Rob says, the burns are ready to go and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
Oh jeez, don't run it that way. The cams can...

Oh jeez, don't run it that way. The cams can actually break just from the tension of loosening one cap all the way before the others. That's why there is that crazy procedure where during...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
Ya, it can take a bit for oil to get up there and...

Ya, it can take a bit for oil to get up there and the lifters can be very noisy on start. Moreso if removed but either way. Idling for a bit will resolve it.

I'm still not sure what you mean...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,765
Posted By jared_wiesner
What did you end up doing about the cam tray...

What did you end up doing about the cam tray studs? Before you open the engine again, do you have any codes? What does the noise sound like? It could just be running a bit rough and noisy because oil...
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