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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 01-12-2012, 07:57 PM   #21
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Will you be getting a dyno with AFR when it's all done, A) to know what power you're making, B) to know you have safe a AFR ?
I forgot to mention, even if the AFR is "safe." Damage to the engine can still be done. Perfect AFR's don't translate to a healthy motor.
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:45 PM   #22
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Got my new interior parts. Dash, Glove box, center armrest etc. Also Stett boots arrived today.
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Old 01-14-2012, 11:22 AM   #23
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I had my catch can off. So I decided to show a better picture, with all the components I used. All of these items can be easily found online.
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:06 PM   #24
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Getting the trim painted... That is Cardsfan's car behind mine. He has helped motivate me to get this work done. (helping me work on the car also) Big Thanks!
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:46 PM   #25
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Trim is painted, new dash fitted, leaving the rest of the dash as is until I can wire the nitrous up. Thinking about doing an OEM push button for the spray, on the steering wheel. New dash, New center arm rest. Enjoy!
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Old 01-17-2012, 08:44 PM   #26
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Small update today... The dash has to come BACK out... I forgot to cut a few wires, while it was out. Picture update tomorrow!
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Old 01-17-2012, 11:35 PM   #27
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I thought venting the crankcase gasses to the atmosphere was bad for your piston rings...which require slight vacuum to operate best.

This is an awesome build!
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Old 01-18-2012, 09:01 AM   #28
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I thought venting the crankcase gasses to the atmosphere was bad for your piston rings...which require slight vacuum to operate best.

This is an awesome build!
Thanks, the motor has 170k. I'm going to feed it nitrous until it dies. I'm already working on another M54, for when this one goes
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Old 01-19-2012, 11:38 AM   #29
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Sounds like you're thinking ahead. I like that
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Old 01-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #30
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What happen to old dash?
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Old 01-19-2012, 05:08 PM   #31
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sitting in the garage. Old dash/glove box had tan on it. I wanted an all black dash. Wanted to add some pics of the breather tank installed. The hose needs to be trimmed about 4". I hope to get around to wrapping the intake/fixing the hose next week!
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:02 PM   #32
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I've been waiting on some parts to get here. One arrived today...
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Dude....that armrest weights just over 2 lbs....
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:16 PM   #34
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Dude....that armrest weights just over 2 lbs....
Any criticism? Anything you would do differently? Or not do at all?

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Old 01-24-2012, 09:53 AM   #35
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Another part arrived this morning.
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:04 AM   #36
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I'm interested to see how you mount that. I messed with my velocity stack for a bit and kinda gave up, haha.
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Another part arrived this morning.

Looking at your pics. I think that velocity stack will work quite well. What is your plan for mounting it to the air filter, drill & screw it, glue, or something else ?


Link to velocity stack, please.
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Old 01-24-2012, 03:21 PM   #39
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I'm interested to see how you mount that. I messed with my velocity stack for a bit and kinda gave up, haha.
Very simple.
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Did you have to trim the Dinan tube?

Your filter is also quite a bit smaller than mine. I'm sure that helps.
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