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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-05-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,046
Posted By BimmerDude18
I'm just curious, has anyone tried changing the...

I'm just curious, has anyone tried changing the plugs yet? Do you even know what spark plugs are in the car?

I'm assuming Max PSI would have checked that nearly immediately, just curious - I've...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-27-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 48,889
Posted By BimmerDude18
I'm :rofl: over here. Only about the 10th time...

I'm :rofl: over here. Only about the 10th time in the last year I've seen this same exact comparison.

The OP has been far from secretive about his build, I'm not going to help you here though. ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 11-23-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,653
Posted By BimmerDude18
What field of engineering. Depending, it might...

What field of engineering. Depending, it might not be worth the expense of some of the more "prestigious" schools. I work with grads from a lot of different civil engineering programs and...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-22-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 78,619
Posted By BimmerDude18
Fuel cell. Funny about the nitrous though.

Fuel cell. Funny about the nitrous though.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-20-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,150
Posted By BimmerDude18
Lol at Julio's manifold - its the Otisfold - only...

Lol at Julio's manifold - its the Otisfold - only equal length BMW tubular for sale that I know of. That downpipe and wastegate setup have been redone since then as well.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-29-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,314
Posted By BimmerDude18
I'd paint it satin black (from a rattle can if...

I'd paint it satin black (from a rattle can if possible) so you can mask the interior and touch it up if you scratch it. Won't be so difficult to make it look good again, and it will match the...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-27-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,720
Posted By BimmerDude18
John, you are wrong on this one. The ethanol...

John, you are wrong on this one. The ethanol subsidies have destroyed a number of global markets and caused extreme poverty. The success of Mexican cartels can even be partially blamed on farmers...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-24-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 74,613
Posted By BimmerDude18
10w60 would give him more oil pressure at idle so...

10w60 would give him more oil pressure at idle so his hydrodynamic bearings would function properly. The clearances in the bottom end are MUCH more critical to have the right weight in than the cam...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-24-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 74,613
Posted By BimmerDude18
Try some 10w60

Try some 10w60
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-22-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,137
Posted By BimmerDude18
You mean that Ford didn't make the upgrade...

You mean that Ford didn't make the upgrade themselves (and make the truck cost more for everyone, many of whom its not needed for) or that the Frame isn't strong enough to take an intense beating...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-21-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,137
Posted By BimmerDude18
I'd just box the frame. It wouldn't cost more...

I'd just box the frame. It wouldn't cost more than a grand to do it, its maybe $100 worth of steel to do it, and you can make the cuts with a grinder or a plasma cutter in a day easily. Then its...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-19-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,137
Posted By BimmerDude18
Raptor for sure. Like stated already, its...

Raptor for sure. Like stated already, its purpose built and quite capable (I've seen a couple in the woods here). The Jeep just fills a need I don't have, SUV that gets horrid gas mileage and is...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-17-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By BimmerDude18
Touche, I completely read C6 as Z06. Proof I...

Touche, I completely read C6 as Z06. Proof I need to get more sleep :eek:
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-16-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By BimmerDude18
Who else do you know with a Z06?

Who else do you know with a Z06?
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-15-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By BimmerDude18
Beyond being familiar with the tricks what is...

Beyond being familiar with the tricks what is there to study for? I mean, I have an bachelor in civil engineering, so it might be my background, but it was just knowing the approach that mattered...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-13-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,374
Posted By BimmerDude18
So, I guess that means factory hard lines are...

So, I guess that means factory hard lines are unreliable? Seriously read what you just wrote, it makes no sense. And SS braided PTFE is conductive too, not sure how thats been overlooked.

Edit -...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-12-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,374
Posted By BimmerDude18
Ok, I'm using stock hardlines on my car and dead...

Ok, I'm using stock hardlines on my car and dead heading the fuel rail (keep the fuel a bit cooler) with an AN line. And when I upgrade it will be a 1/2" SS hardline.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-12-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,374
Posted By BimmerDude18
You'd have to have solid motor mounts for...

You'd have to have solid motor mounts for aluminum pipe wouldn't you?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-11-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,801
Posted By BimmerDude18
A bigger turbo would make sense to me with the...

A bigger turbo would make sense to me with the auto as well...but a GT35 can still make a lot of power over stock...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-08-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,890
Posted By BimmerDude18
+1 - this is completely the issue with our...

+1 - this is completely the issue with our country (society in general). A lack of self accountability.




And illidelph makes some sick pieces.
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-07-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,890
Posted By BimmerDude18
It stimulates the economy less than not spending...

It stimulates the economy less than not spending the tax dollars to lock people in jail, but instead either letting it stay in tax payers pockets (tax cuts) or providing additional services without...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-04-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 74,613
Posted By BimmerDude18
The trick most people use is to tap the bolt head...

The trick most people use is to tap the bolt head (drill hole and use 1/8th inch NPT tap) on the banjo bolt at the back of the oil filter housing, for the line that feeds the vanos assembly.
...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-03-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,628
Posted By BimmerDude18
Totally affordable at only $815 too.

Totally affordable at only $815 too.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-02-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 115,109
Posted By BimmerDude18
I'm familiar with MAF and MAP based turbo...

I'm familiar with MAF and MAP based turbo systems. I'm designing my MAP based system now, and already ran a MAF based system.

I'm not ok with seals leaking, it can cause them to erode and fail...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-30-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,082
Posted By BimmerDude18
Just to note the volume of liquid fuel has...

Just to note the volume of liquid fuel has nothing to do with exhaust gas volume when comparing different fuels


See above.

You have to look at the products of the chemical reaction. Ethanol...
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