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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 09-18-2012, 11:52 PM   #61
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Bump...Still no word from seller. Assuming he either died or has no idea how to take apart a car.

I put the word in for a friend of mine who is buying totaled e46s and parting them out. He's got me covered should he find a nice totaled 330.

Now that I have three jobs, I'd like to get this project back in motion. I have the throttle body, and nothing else
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Old 09-20-2012, 01:27 PM   #62
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what are your problems? could you list them?

On my swap I changed to m54's fuel system
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:38 PM   #63
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what are your problems? could you list them?

On my swap I changed to m54's fuel system
To whom is this directed?

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Old 09-20-2012, 09:41 PM   #64
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So, I suppose an introduction is in order. bmw_chuzo is one of the only people I've found online who has performed and documented an MS43 swap. I PM'd him a while back asking him to pitch us some advice and answer some questions.

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On my swap I changed to m54's fuel system
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:46 PM   #65
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:20 PM   #66
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Well so far...only issues I have are not having the pieces in front of me.

I'm going to check out the breakers yard this weekend and see what I can find.

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Old 09-26-2012, 12:49 AM   #67
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Chuzo, do you have any pictures of your fuel line swap? I'm looking into buying a rail and injectors for some cheap coin, I need to replace my fuel filter, planning on doing the conversion when I replace it with the B30 filter and we can at least check one thing off of my mods list.
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Old 10-22-2012, 12:28 AM   #68
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Old 10-27-2012, 01:45 PM   #69
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Fifty dollar deposit sent to Bavarian Motorhaus for the following:
  • MS43 DME
  • EWS and Ignition Cylinder
  • All Keys in your possession
  • Driver Door, Glove Box and Trunk Lock Cores
  • 3 pin MAF
  • Engine Harness
  • E-Gas Pedal

For $300 that is what I will be receiving once I pay the remaining $250.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:25 PM   #70
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Fifty dollar deposit sent to Bavarian Motorhaus for the following:
  • MS43 DME
  • EWS and Ignition Cylinder
  • All Keys in your possession
  • Driver Door, Glove Box and Trunk Lock Cores
  • 3 pin MAF
  • Engine Harness
  • E-Gas Pedal

For $300 that is what I will be receiving once I pay the remaining $250.
That is a very good deal. Try squeezing injectors and a throttle body from them

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Old 10-29-2012, 12:41 PM   #71
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Already have the M54 rail and the 24#/hr injectors. I have a local source for a TB. They will be in my possession before christmas.

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Old 11-11-2012, 10:43 AM   #72
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My car now has a new fuel filter, along with a new fuel rail and 24#/hour injectors!!! Install went off without a hitch. The 328 fuel lines were able to be cut and spliced to fit the new filter and single line in rail. Idle has settled back at 600rpm. No noticeable power gains yet, but with the MS43 software that will be easily fixed.

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Old 11-11-2012, 10:50 AM   #73
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I will add that this connection concerned me...not sure what its function was but it didn't have a connection with the 3/2 way valve out of the way.

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Old 11-11-2012, 11:13 AM   #74
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I will add that this connection concerned me...not sure what its function was but it didn't have a connection with the 3/2 way valve out of the way.

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The 3/2 valve helps control the flow of fuel. If I can find the ms42 document I can post the technical details

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I'll probably trace them back to the DME and see what pinouts they coordinate with.

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Old 11-11-2012, 03:26 PM   #77
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Awesome! Thanks Flash!

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Old 11-28-2012, 05:15 PM   #78
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woot! woot!

I feel so bad and selfish. I have all of these MS43 parts laying around and half of me wants to give you these parts so you can explore/experiment on your project but the other half is telling me to hold it so I can complete my MS43 swap. ahhahaha
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