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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By jbfrancis3
Good response above. Put another way, you...

Good response above. Put another way, you shouldn't need a trickle charger unless the vehicle sits for long periods of time. Driving very short distances frequently can diminish the life of battery,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
Fantastic work. It must be nice having those...

Fantastic work. It must be nice having those connectors with detachable pins for all the times of forgetting to slide on the heatshrink first...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-10-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
Beautiful. Are the large zipties permanent or...

Beautiful.
Are the large zipties permanent or for mock-up? If latter, I'm wondering about them a) becoming brittle and breaking with heat cycles or b) melting in the event of a fire before system...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-10-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
Beautiful. Are the large zipties permanent or...

Beautiful.
Are the large zipties permanent or for mock-up? If latter, I'm wondering about them a) becoming brittle and breaking with heat cycles or b) melting in the event of a fire before system...
Forum: The Showroom 03-05-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
Posted By jbfrancis3
I love how you have captured the look & feel of...

I love how you have captured the look & feel of photos in a BMW print advertisement of the time. Great photos and great car!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-22-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By jbfrancis3
Thanks guys. I'm impressed at the mileage.

Thanks guys. I'm impressed at the mileage.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-19-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By jbfrancis3
Very helpful. Any comments from either of you on...

Very helpful. Any comments from either of you on highway fuel economy? Regular cruising and not getting into the throttle.
Forum: The Showroom 02-08-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,634
Posted By jbfrancis3
This has become one of my favorite threads to...

This has become one of my favorite threads to check back on.

Love seeing the progress being made. Keep it up!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-20-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
For the brake bleed issue, you could borrow the...

For the brake bleed issue, you could borrow the wife for a few minutes and have her pump the pedal while you bleed the caliper. I'm not suggesting it'll work nor the proper way to do it, but worth a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-12-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By jbfrancis3
I would examine your tie-rod ends. Each contains...

I would examine your tie-rod ends. Each contains two joints that like to wear out more quickly than the ball joints in the controls arms. At least that is my experience.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-06-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
Such great work and components as usual, though...

Such great work and components as usual, though much of it is beyond this reader. The quality photos make it all the more enjoyable.

Couldn't you have centered the switches and removed material...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,685
Posted By jbfrancis3
Thanks for the write-up. Could you please go...

Thanks for the write-up.

Could you please go into more detail about your mention of phone calls? It was in the context of auto connect so I'm not sure if you mean the unit simply does not handle...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-07-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
Very nice! Did someone learn to TIG?

Very nice!

Did someone learn to TIG?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-31-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,884
Posted By jbfrancis3
Another trick for catching the shavings is to...

Another trick for catching the shavings is to pack the tap with grease.

Look forward to more progress!
Forum: The Showroom 09-25-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 695,250
Posted By jbfrancis3
Nice work as always robolop! I understand...

Nice work as always robolop!

I understand what you did with your router (copymill) but I don't understand why you did it. Did you know that most plunge bases accept a key that allows for adjust...
Forum: The Showroom 07-22-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By jbfrancis3
Based on the signature this isn't surprising

Based on the signature this isn't surprising
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-17-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 107,858
Posted By jbfrancis3
Fantastic to see updates. Did the dual...

Fantastic to see updates.

Did the dual cooler approach with hood venting cause too many clearance issues?
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 02-13-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By jbfrancis3
Why is it called a cat-back exhaust?

Why is it called a cat-back exhaust?
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 12-11-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,982
Posted By jbfrancis3
I think you mean overstated. Helpful...

I think you mean overstated.

Helpful article though, thanks
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-23-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By jbfrancis3
Very nice. Looks like height wasn't...

Very nice.

Looks like height wasn't checked, any idea what slope might've been?
Forum: The Showroom 10-18-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 85,140
Posted By jbfrancis3
Great progress and love how well this is...

Great progress and love how well this is documented!

Ever considered more of a scuffing action using steel wool? I don't have experience, but I do know steel wool can give more of burnished finish...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 09-28-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,158
Posted By jbfrancis3
Great followup!

Great followup!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-04-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By jbfrancis3
Usually, you can't have your cake and eat it too....

Usually, you can't have your cake and eat it too. This is pertaining to the low budget. Here's a recent example of one of the many situations you could find yourself in:...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-02-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,428
Posted By jbfrancis3
Love the added dash for the TC and additional...

Love the added dash for the TC and additional gauges...clean and well put-together like the rest of the car!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-21-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,940
Posted By jbfrancis3
Why wouldn't you take it back to HPF for...

Why wouldn't you take it back to HPF for diagnosis? Arguably, it should be a shop independent of both the kit manufacturer and the installer that performs this diagnosis. However, from my own...
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