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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Hmmm... that doesn't sound right. I don't know...

Hmmm... that doesn't sound right. I don't know enough about the mechanics of the clutch system to give any definitive advice, but I would absolutely take it to another mechanic for a second opinion....
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By alexxander.foster
Haha! Touche! Reading this over in retrospect I...

Haha! Touche! Reading this over in retrospect I wrote it like a damn ad :banghead:

Anyway, I just thought it was cool and different.
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By alexxander.foster
ILE's Motorsport Backpack Collection...

Hey guys,

I came across this backpack and thought I'd share:

ILE's BMW Motorsport Collection:

<img src="http://ilequipment.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/ILEM3.jpg" style="max-width:100%"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
WONDERFUL! Good call CSP! Well thanks again for...

WONDERFUL! Good call CSP! Well thanks again for updating us on this and I look forward to hearing what they say back!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
WOW! AWESOME! That's fantastic news! Thanks so...

WOW! AWESOME! That's fantastic news! Thanks so much for the update CSP! Cool! So everything is supported. All that's left is to buy and install the service kit... I wasn't expecting this to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
For the moment it doesn't appear so. I'll keep an...

For the moment it doesn't appear so. I'll keep an eye out and update the forum as soon as I know more.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
http://valeoclutches.com/Products/Clutch+Kits/Conv...

http://valeoclutches.com/Products/Clutch+Kits/Conversion+Kits/Conversion+Kits/45
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Update: so I just looked at the Valeo website and...

Update: so I just looked at the Valeo website and noticed they've changed a few things. Back in October (when I first noticed my clutch giving me grief) I looked at their website and they didn't...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By alexxander.foster
Wow! I forgot about this thread and came back to...

Wow! I forgot about this thread and came back to find a wealth of information! There's even a bit of politics and conspiracy stuff going on here -haha! ... just kidding :)

Well, thank you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Thanks for the kudos ac_2007! And thanks for...

Thanks for the kudos ac_2007! And thanks for chiming in about how your clutch changes with ambient temperature. Its nice to know I'm not loosing my mind -haha!




Hey TerraPhantm, no offense...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Hey guys, Interesting stuff being mentioned...

Hey guys,

Interesting stuff being mentioned here. bee-em-dougle-u, that's a really interesting article on DMFs -thanks for posting a link. And mikerob97, I didn't even notice that there were two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Cool man! This is all good stuff! And that's a...

Cool man! This is all good stuff! And that's a really interesting observation about the car starting marginally faster. I noticed the same thing but thought I was imagining things. Thanks for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Thanks Megalocnus, its nice to hear I'm not the...

Thanks Megalocnus, its nice to hear I'm not the only one. And good call on hill-assist. Yes, life would be A LOT easier if I had that. There are quite a few hills in my daily commute where even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Hey TerraPhantm, Alright, so what evidence...

Hey TerraPhantm,

Alright, so what evidence would put this topic to rest? The topic being: driver abuse vs. a sub-standard product. Would pictures of the flywheel help? Pictures of the clutch? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Good question trizzuth! Looking back on my...

Good question trizzuth! Looking back on my postings, I'd be coming to the same conclusions. I've been trying to bring this up as often as possible on this thread so I'm sorry if I haven't made this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Hey CSP, I could be using the wrong term (I'm not...

Hey CSP, I could be using the wrong term (I'm not an expert with this stuff), but my understanding of "hot spots" are when a localized area of the flywheel becomes superheated. The superheating...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
LONG TERM STATUS REPORT: Well... I suppose...

LONG TERM STATUS REPORT:

Well... I suppose this is as good of a time as any to give an update on the Valeo conversion kit. So, its been about 11 months since I threw in the kit and I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Okay, just talked to Bob at BavAuto about this. ...

Okay, just talked to Bob at BavAuto about this. He said they're waiting on a shipment of these conversion kits to come in. Once they arrive he offered to do some mixing and matching to see what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Just got off the phone with Valeo of NA. They...

Just got off the phone with Valeo of NA. They said they don't have a "service kit" for the single mass flywheel conversion kits yet. Let me see if BavAuto is willing to find some part numbers...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Ah! I see... okay, I'll do some digging and see...

Ah! I see... okay, I'll do some digging and see what I can find out for everybody. Maybe one of the vendors can chime in. If not I'll come back with BMW equivalent part numbers for the clutch disk...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,399
Posted By alexxander.foster
Hello E39InHockeytown, I'm not exactly sure what...

Hello E39InHockeytown, I'm not exactly sure what you're asking. What do you mean, "what do you do after you buy the kit"? The kit comes as a package:
- 1 single mass flywheel
- 1 non self...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-30-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By alexxander.foster
Alcohol Dual Fuel Discussion

Hello everybody!

This is a discussion about any and all things related to running 100% alcohol in an M54 engine. Technical opinions are preferred.

Background
I've been doing a lot of thinking...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-11-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By alexxander.foster
Here in North America we have fuel additives that...

Here in North America we have fuel additives that you can pour in the tank to help lower emissions specifically for smog tests. Its generally special order but I've seen it at some of the bigger auto...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-11-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 34,121
Posted By alexxander.foster
Hey man! Looks like you're off to a great start....

Hey man! Looks like you're off to a great start. Regarding the wiring harness, no dice :/ School has picked up exponentially since this past summer. At the rate things are going my car shennanigans...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Lpg
Views: 2,111
Posted By alexxander.foster
This sounds like a discussion for another country...

This sounds like a discussion for another country so my experience my not apply, but here in the US a CNG or LPG conversion doesn't quite involve those extreme tradeoffs. We have quite a few non-taxi...
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