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Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-28-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By nleksan
The Mason Engineering (steel) front bar, and even...

The Mason Engineering (steel) front bar, and even more so the rear bar w the diff-mount cross-chassis bracing, out ofeevery single thingiI've put into my car(s) has exceeded my expectations far and...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By nleksan
Top of the line SS headers treated by Swaintech,...

Top of the line SS headers treated by Swaintech, cat delete, with something like the Eisenmann Race full header-back setup, with anything from a Shark Injector to a custom dyno tune and you are going...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-23-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By nleksan
The suspension is one of the absolute last places...

The suspension is one of the absolute last places where you want to be buying dictated by budget, with only brakes and wheels/tires coming ahead on the "never ever skimp" list.

The M3 is a $55k...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,428
Posted By nleksan
Here's the name and price I paid for the mods...

Here's the name and price I paid for the mods currently on my M3 that gave a measurable increase in power (not 1-2rwhp,either):
- CSL Intake $2450
- VAC SuperLight Pulleys $365
- SS V1 Stepped...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By nleksan
Stick with the known, tested, reputable brands. I...

Stick with the known, tested, reputable brands. I highly recommend KW for a car that will be primarily on the street, the V2's having the best price for what you get IMHO. However, the Clubsports...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By nleksan
I disagree with the statement that coilovers...

I disagree with the statement that coilovers aren't worthwhile if you don't track your car. I have coilovers on all 3 of mine, JRZ 4-way remote reservoir for the 328Ci (track-focused car), KW...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,635
Posted By nleksan
Good choice! I had my coating done by SwainTech,...

Good choice! I had my coating done by SwainTech, they have specialized coatings for both thermals and for frictionrreduction.

WPC is also something that I would highly recommend looking into....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By nleksan
MagnaFlow sounds deeper, but the UUC is louder. I...

MagnaFlow sounds deeper, but the UUC is louder. I personally think that the latter suits our engines a bit better, but it will prevent youffrom getting headers as the combination is just absolutely,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,320
Posted By nleksan
For the amount of time and money you are putting...

For the amount of time and money you are putting into this, why not do a bottom up built motor w a larger Lysholm blower? That's the route I went with my 328Ci, with the goal being INCREASED...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By nleksan
KW V2 are my go to DD coils that are just as good...

KW V2 are my go to DD coils that are just as good at tackling the occasional track day as they are cruising 75 down the highway.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,252
Posted By nleksan
I would really suggest taking a step back, and...

I would really suggest taking a step back, and giving yourself some time to really mull it over. The reason I went with the M52TUb28 for building and blowing, when I could have started with the ZHP I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,332
Posted By nleksan
I have no issues, history, or anything against...

I have no issues, history, or anything against AA, I am just surprised that the issues have not been resolved. I understand that it takes both parties to work together, but I guess it's the issues in...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-01-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By nleksan
This guy is posting multiple threads @ multiple...

This guy is posting multiple threads @ multiple sites, all identical. I would ignore...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-27-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By nleksan
The crank/rods are, I believe, forged in both...

The crank/rods are, I believe, forged in both applications and differ purely out of the fact that the 3.0L is a higher displacement motor, but this extra displacement is gained from a longer stroke,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-27-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,635
Posted By nleksan
When it comes down to it, the M54B30 is just a...

When it comes down to it, the M54B30 is just a stroked M54B25, well actually the 2.5 is a de-stroked B30. Thus, piston travel, sidewall load, etc will all inevitably increase when you up your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By nleksan
If you are looking seriously for an LSD, I would...

If you are looking seriously for an LSD, I would recommend that you skip the 2/3/4 clutch viscous, torque-biasing, and the like, and go straight for OS Giken. The difference in price is minimal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,520
Posted By nleksan
Not To mention They use the exact same 3.0L I6 as...

Not To mention They use the exact same 3.0L I6 as the Supra...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-23-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By nleksan
Trust me, it gets expensive, fast, when you want...

Trust me, it gets expensive, fast, when you want to put wider rims than normally fit on your car. I only did it because I needed the traction for boost and track use, and even w the person who cut,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,747
Posted By nleksan
No, it's my 328Ci that's boosted. M3 is my dual...

No, it's my 328Ci that's boosted. M3 is my dual purpose fun car, and 325i is DD duty car (but with an admittedly track focused suspension).

With nearly 200k miles on my 325i, I can't see...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By nleksan
The reason TMS arms are aluminum, and a clear...

The reason TMS arms are aluminum, and a clear showing of their vastly superior knowledge regarding the dynamics of the chassis, is that the RCA's are SUPPOSED to be the first thing to fail in the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,906
Posted By nleksan
The friend who "helped" me do my engine build,...

The friend who "helped" me do my engine build, and subsequent custom TS SC kit ("helped"as in he did most everything lol), is a retired BMW Master Mechanic who spent the first 11yrs of his career...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By nleksan
Never had a problem with it, only took it off...

Never had a problem with it, only took it off because I got a phenomenal deal on a Vorsteiner dual sided dry carbon CSL bumper. The MB one is a very well made piece, though, especially given the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,520
Posted By nleksan
Good to see someone with a head on their...

Good to see someone with a head on their shoulders! A 325 is a MUCH better first car than an M3, I am adamantly against young drivers behind the wheel of fast cars, seen too many accidents and lost...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,747
Posted By nleksan
Zero issues with a high boost TS SC setup, about...

Zero issues with a high boost TS SC setup, about 40k miles @ 16.5psi.

I would start with the biggest most powerful setup you can afford, it is a lot cheaper in the long run than stepping up every...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By nleksan
There is a difference in quality, at least for...

There is a difference in quality, at least for some of the parts. I don't have any experience with ECS lines, and while based on the numerous other components of theirs I have from over the years I'd...
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