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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 12-24-2012, 10:10 PM   #521
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Stav, do you still have the templates for the rear seat delete. im planning on doing this soon.
Nah I threw it out. If you need help I could help you out with it tho
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:30 AM   #522
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Lol if my diff bushing fails again I'm selling the car before I do that job again.. Epic epic pita.. Get the oem tool or trying to get it out will eat you alive. I've never touched my subframe or bushings though and I don't Plan on it really
I have the rear diff bushing tool. The job is a piece of cake with that tool, if anyone wants to they can rent it.
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Old 12-25-2012, 11:40 AM   #523
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I have the rear diff bushing tool. The job is a piece of cake with that tool, if anyone wants to they can rent it.
Damn if only I knew 2 months ago lol..
I doubt any are for sale but secono you should try to get your hands on a ati damper they are pretty awesome
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:54 PM   #524
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Damn if only I knew 2 months ago lol..
I doubt any are for sale but secono you should try to get your hands on a ati damper they are pretty awesome
I asked Anthony at BB a couple months ago if he would sell his, but he hasn't gotten back to me

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Old 12-25-2012, 10:31 PM   #525
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I asked Anthony at BB a couple months ago if he would sell his, but he hasn't gotten back to me
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:55 AM   #526
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:56 AM   #527
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Doing Vanos Seals and Anti-Rattle repair



Waiting for the Schricks to get here
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:57 AM   #528
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Doing Vanos Seals and Anti-Rattle repair



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Old 12-26-2012, 04:18 AM   #529
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Dedication lol
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Old 12-26-2012, 04:20 AM   #530
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Dedication lol
True story.

I want to do cams, Idk if i should do a custom turbo as i originally planned or do a high revving NA set up, but that would cost more in the long run.
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Old 12-26-2012, 04:30 AM   #531
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The NA is nice but it's a lot of work and money, I'd say turbo.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:03 AM   #532
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:07 AM   #533
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hey do you need the soft jaw vise liners? cover shipping and ill send them to you
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:10 AM   #534
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Nah I got them with the Vanos rattle kit thanks tho
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Cool beware I set my vanos to zero preload 2 times and it didn't stop the rattles ..
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True story.

I want to do cams, Idk if i should do a custom turbo as i originally planned or do a high revving NA set up, but that would cost more in the long run.
There isn't much use in making a high-revving M54. The block isn't stiff enough to rev reliably past 7,000 unless you put some megabucks work into it. You'll be eating OPNs and rod bearings for the rest of time to make another 30-40hp and it'll all be up top - not much use on the street. We rev the DSP car to 7k and I still worry about it without a damper on there.

If you're really sold on going NA, best bet is to do an S54 swap. The iron block in that motor is designed to take the revs and the head flows very well from the factory.
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This is why I'll likely be doing the turbo set up. I just prefer NA.
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:50 PM   #538
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This is why I'll likely be doing the turbo set up. I just prefer NA.
confused sounds like you contradicted yourself there
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confused sounds like you contradicted yourself there
I meant i want a NA setup but the cost is making me go turbo.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:54 PM   #540
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I meant i want a NA setup but the cost is making me go turbo.
ohh yes i dont think anyone has made a high reving m54 on here yet ...

for me its stage 2 AA kit alot of power for not alot of price and with some cams game over
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