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Old 07-08-2011, 11:04 PM   #41
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as for lsd/ rear subframe. If im going to be tearing all of that down anyway to install reinforcements, should i just buy a complete rear end off a parted m3? Or would that be a bad idea?
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Old 07-08-2011, 11:58 PM   #42
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as for lsd/ rear subframe. If im going to be tearing all of that down anyway to install reinforcements, should i just buy a complete rear end off a parted m3? Or would that be a bad idea?
I think this was covered by someone earlier in the thread:

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But honestly I dont need any more than 400hp for a daily so upgrading further is prob something I will not do...and if I ever want to I can return to stock very easily with no problems...
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I think this was covered by someone earlier in the thread:
lol true, i was talking engine wise tho but i was just researching up on rear end stuff thats all
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lol true, i was talking engine wise tho but i was just researching up on rear end stuff thats all
Seems like overkill but on the other hand I guess it would get you an LSD and the ability to replace all the bushings without having the car up in the air...
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Old 07-09-2011, 12:17 AM   #45
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Seems like overkill but on the other hand I guess it would get you an LSD and the ability to replace all the bushings without having the car up in the air...
yeah thats what i was thinking, but if im gonna do reinforcements the rear end is coming down anyway. And for the price of the m3 rear i could prob just get a brand new lsd. How do u like the quaife?
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yeah thats what i was thinking, but if im gonna do reinforcements the rear end is coming down anyway. And for the price of the m3 rear i could prob just get a brand new lsd. How do u like the quaife?
Just fine but if I were to do it again I'd definitely get a clutch-type prebuilt one that just bolts on. Reasons being: drastically simplified installation over a conversion kit (like Quaife) and clutch-type gives more predictable traction for power oversteer.

The Quaife sounds good because it lasts forever, but the clutches in the aftermarket clutch-types last a very long time from what I hear. The clutch-types do need more frequent gear oil changes but that's ok with me.
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Don't forget to prep yourself...use lots of lube because nothing prepares you for for the excitement that an HPF gives you...makes you feel like the world is moving slow lol.
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Just fine but if I were to do it again I'd definitely get a clutch-type prebuilt one that just bolts on. Reasons being: drastically simplified installation over a conversion kit (like Quaife) and clutch-type gives more predictable traction for power oversteer.

The Quaife sounds good because it lasts forever, but the clutches in the aftermarket clutch-types last a very long time from what I hear. The clutch-types do need more frequent gear oil changes but that's ok with me.
The OS Giken has 25 clutch disks and their lube lasts a good while.

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AA stage 2 for the win!!! im selling my stage 2 325ci in the classified sections. It has been just sitting in the garage until i took someone out for a test drive yesterday.... makes me not want to sell it
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Well said The New Owner for the Stage 2 Will be very happy with the Performance Increase
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Beautiful car! I think what most people say is make sure to do a compression or leakdown test just to make sure the car can handle the boost. I want to go FI Also, just a personal opinion, I say you go TT even though I know AA is great too.
I did a compression test and got
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I have a stage 2 AA supercharger kit.... To Intall or not to Intall. That is the Question?
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The Compression looks a bit on the low side but very consistent, I would recommend performing a leakdown test as well to confirm before proceeding forward with the install.
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The Compression looks a bit on the low side but very consistent, I would recommend performing a leakdown test as well to confirm before proceeding forward with the install.
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Can you tell me what I'm looking at for Reprograming my ECU (cost)?
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Here are some pic's of my used AA stage 2 kit... (what's mising)

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I purchased a used AA stage 2 supercharger kit on craigslist a while back and I'm gettingn ready to intall....
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I'm tring to figure out if I need anything else besides
1. Rotex supercharger Oil.
2. AA ECU programing. (Cost?)


I noticed on a install guide from AA that I downloaded online (see Attached PDF), that it calls for the intallation of a FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR , but the guy that sold it to me assures me that it does not. Can someone please clarify.

Am I missing anything else for my SC Install????
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