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Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 10-17-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By lab rat
Got the WS80, still hoping they will break in a...

Got the WS80, still hoping they will break in a bit. No traction on dry road (around 15 degree weather).
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-29-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By lab rat
Ah, I thought there is higher vacuum under...

Ah, I thought there is higher vacuum under acceleration (between the TB and intake ports) compared to idle in NA car.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By lab rat
Yeah but that's the part of the manifold after...

Yeah but that's the part of the manifold after the compressor so it gets boost instead of vacuum.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-27-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By lab rat
Anyone knows how the FPR works?

I'm still fighting with my TS2+ installation and now I'm focusing on the fuel.
To troubleshoot it I will need to understand how the fuel pressure regulator works.

So on NA car there is a vacuum...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 09-22-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By lab rat
Great info, thanks. I'm not too crazy about...

Great info, thanks. I'm not too crazy about Hankook as a brand after my V12s failed before wearing out (delaminated inside) and didn't really perform up to the hype around them anyway.
Costco has a...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 09-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By lab rat
Yeah I have always made it on AS or even summer...

Yeah I have always made it on AS or even summer tires but I got spare wheels and now I'm gonna sometimes drive kids to school.
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 09-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By lab rat
So what's the best tire for Vancouver winter?

We all know that not all winter conditions are same. We don't need to deal with deep snow but we get a lot of rain, slush and some ice.
So what winter tire seem to work the best for you? I'm mainly...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 09-21-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By lab rat
I got some style 44s

I got some style 44s
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-18-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By lab rat
Not with this pulley. It did 331 whp (on Mustang...

Not with this pulley. It did 331 whp (on Mustang dyno) while reading 9-9.5 PSI with 83mm pulley. Stock cam, catless coated headers, BMW performance intake.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By lab rat
My crappy gauge shows 8.5 to 9 PSI at the...

My crappy gauge shows 8.5 to 9 PSI at the redline. TS2 with 85mm pulley.
I would be curious about numbers at idle but not all gauges read negative.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-05-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By lab rat
My readings were always around -12 at idle (stock...

My readings were always around -12 at idle (stock cam). But I have been chasing a vacuum leak for couple of years now so I'm really curious what other people get at idle.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By lab rat
Sweet. Don't forget to move the IAT sensor from...

Sweet. Don't forget to move the IAT sensor from the old intake to the SC.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,867
Posted By lab rat
Hi, actually the difference is in horsepower to...

Hi, actually the difference is in horsepower to the wheels and power at the crankshaft. Just about everyone advertises the higher number. If you take the typical 15% drivetrain loss you end up with:...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 12-11-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,680
Posted By lab rat
sweet, for the first time that f30 hood doesn't...

sweet, for the first time that f30 hood doesn't look so stupid
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-06-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By lab rat
I'm on stock clutch with 331whp/317wtq. But my...

I'm on stock clutch with 331whp/317wtq. But my gearbox is GS6-370BZ (6 speed 330). The number means what torque it's rated for, in my case 370lbs at the flywheel.
Your gearbox is rated at 320 I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-06-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,697
Posted By lab rat
537370 I only got an ESS stage 1 for 325. It...

537370
I only got an ESS stage 1 for 325. It made 243 on a mustang dyno. Ignore the scrambled data, the dyno was picking up some interference and also I rolled on the throttle too slow (my first...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-06-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,901
Posted By lab rat
Sorry, it's done. Do they have some decent...

Sorry, it's done. Do they have some decent warranty? Quaife has lifetime.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,062
Posted By lab rat
That's a good deal on 140k engine. I also got a 5...

That's a good deal on 140k engine. I also got a 5 speed gearbox with good synchros and clutch with less than 50k if you are interested. couple of spare intakes, throttle bodies, 3.46 diff ... Let me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,062
Posted By lab rat
It's just taking up space in my garage, I was...

It's just taking up space in my garage, I was gonna swap the crank from b30 and install low compression internals for higher boost levels but there is no way I'm gonna have money and time for it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,062
Posted By lab rat
I have a cheaper engine for you. 2002 M54B25 with...

I have a cheaper engine for you. 2002 M54B25 with 220k kms. I would let it go for $700.
It's pretty easy swap, I would even lend you my engine hoist and Bentley manual.
The engine is in good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By lab rat
yeah, I got OBD2 tool for my laptop. In my case...

yeah, I got OBD2 tool for my laptop. In my case everything points to the VC as I don't have typical CCV system. I have twinscrew supercharger instead of stock intake and it just runs the valve cover...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By lab rat
Mine turned out to be a crank case leak. I...

Mine turned out to be a crank case leak. I haven't located it yet, I'll do a smoke test (pressurize the crank case through the valve cover outlet).
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-12-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 65,424
Posted By lab rat
Ok, I think we are getting close. I think I got...

Ok, I think we are getting close. I think I got the culprit - crank case air leak. When I disconnect the CCV hose and plug the intake side the car runs much better. Smooth throttle reaction, good...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,155
Posted By lab rat
Yep, crank case leak. It's very simple test I...

Yep, crank case leak. It's very simple test I would suggest to all owners with cold start, throttle response and AFR issues:
Disconnect the CCV pipe, plug the intake side, put a rag over the valve...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-10-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 63,155
Posted By lab rat
It's funny how the same problem is solved by...

It's funny how the same problem is solved by different parts. I also have this problem and I'm suspecting crank case leak. I'll test it by disconnecting and plugging the CCV hose and report back...
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