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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
Update - received my ECU back from VF with the...

Update - received my ECU back from VF with the new tune. They followed up with an email and phone call to see how I liked it and mentioned they spent a bit of time tweaking it based on the dyno.
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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-29-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By pokeybritches
If you do decide to revert back to stock, I have...

If you do decide to revert back to stock, I have some of the pieces you will need. Why not sell the car and get a stock M3 to save some labor/headaches for both parties?


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By pokeybritches
If the subframe issue truly is as bad as you're...

If the subframe issue truly is as bad as you're saying it is, then I'd recommend the OP pursue correcting it prior to adding other mods for more power... because at that point he would be changing...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-10-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By pokeybritches
Good info. Yes. You are correct that...

Good info.


Yes. You are correct that power and torque are directly linked. However, peak numbers matter most when talking about the twisting forces that break parts, and the VF kit only adds...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By pokeybritches
Nice upgrade! You will be A LOT faster than...

Nice upgrade!

You will be A LOT faster than a 330. I pulled on a friend's stock Z4M coupe when my Z4 3.0 (M54B30) only had a Supersprint Y-pipe, race exhaust, lightweight wheels, and a VF kit. The...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
It's the cats. And "big enough" isn't technically...

It's the cats. And "big enough" isn't technically the correct term. The computer compares the AFR of the second set of sensors to the AFR in the first. If the difference isn't within certain...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-01-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
Yes. Your cats aren't big enough. Sent...

Yes. Your cats aren't big enough.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
Build date is September 2003. Sent from...

Build date is September 2003.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-23-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
Pulled the codes tonight as promised. I still...

Pulled the codes tonight as promised. I still have a P0172 and P0175. Will update when the flash tuner arrives.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
I will pull the codes tomorrow evening when I get...

I will pull the codes tomorrow evening when I get home. I did have rich codes for both primary O2 sensors when I initially installed the kit. A shop found a boost leak at the same time I put in...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
Haha, yeah, unfortunately it's the only...

Haha, yeah, unfortunately it's the only non-residential place I can go WOT for a moment. Rest assured that it was reined in right away :)


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
2nd-3rd gear ...

2nd-3rd gear

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9VUSyE7N9I


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By pokeybritches
I agree the FI cams would be better, but at only...

I agree the FI cams would be better, but at only 6 psi, I'm wondering if they are worth the extra $600-700 over some new ZHP cams (which have been shown to add around 10 whp, even in FI...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-12-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By pokeybritches
I don't think the automatic transmission would...

I don't think the automatic transmission would fail under the extra torque of the VF kit, because the VF kit doesn't add much additional torque.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By pokeybritches
M54B30 Supercharger Cams

Where should I buy them? I've seen them listed for $1500 on VAC's website. For that price, would I be better off with ZHP cams? I'm only doing 6 psi on a centrifugal kit.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-02-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,653
Posted By pokeybritches
552435 M54B30 VF Engineering 6 psi kit ...

552435

M54B30
VF Engineering 6 psi kit
Supersprint headers (ceramic coated), Y-pipe, race exhaust


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-30-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By pokeybritches
I agree. Instructions were my top complaint. I...

I agree. Instructions were my top complaint. I mean how many times has this kit been installed, and there still aren't model-specific instructions?? Mine were for a Vortech V2 on a Z3, not a V3 on a...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-30-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By pokeybritches
In your picture, the circled side is the...

In your picture, the circled side is the pressurized side, at least according to what my shop told me. I originally installed it the other way though.

Totally agree with the install. I had to...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-30-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By pokeybritches
551982551983 551986551989 On the Tial, the...

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On the Tial, the small tube at the top is the vacuum. The large side is the pressurized side that is held down by the spring. The discharge side that hooks to the intake...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-30-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By pokeybritches
I have been confused about this step as well. I...

I have been confused about this step as well. I originally installed it with the boosted side applying pressure perpendicular to the axis of actuation, if that makes sense. When the vacuum would pull...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By pokeybritches
I used a DIY I found online. No new hardware is...

I used a DIY I found online. No new hardware is required.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By pokeybritches
Strange, he recommended the HJS cats to me since...

Strange, he recommended the HJS cats to me since I told him it was a FI application. Sorry to hear about your issues.

HJS lists the maximum horsepower per cat. I have a Y-pipe on my other...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-25-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By pokeybritches
HJS cats are the only way to go on a FI car. They...

HJS cats are the only way to go on a FI car. They are expensive... Supersprint use them in their $3k section 1's. In 8000 supercharged miles, I've had no issues. Talk to Jack @ ************************...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By pokeybritches
The car is stored 800 miles away until winter...

The car is stored 800 miles away until winter weather clears. I haven't completed a gauge install. Now taking donations.


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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-03-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By pokeybritches
Sounds about like my experience- happy in the...

Sounds about like my experience- happy in the end, but a lot is left to the installer to figure out. In my case I had to raise the engine to get the bracket bolts in, and the instructions were for a...
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