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Old 04-27-2011, 05:01 PM   #8741
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Yea. That's true. Just coating headers increases their life by 30% or something like that.
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Old 04-27-2011, 05:13 PM   #8742
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Not a great day for my car.

Walking up to it I noticed moisture in the driver side tail light. The passanger side was replaced after the rear-end accident, but Im pretty sure the drivers side is original



Then, me and my friend are playing around on our way home. He said he noticed black smoke coming from the exhaust... could be one of many things, but I bet its cause the O2 sims and the shark injector have the car running so rich. Still going to talk to him about it tomorrow though.

Any temps below about 60F and I have no traction
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Old 04-27-2011, 05:40 PM   #8743
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Brad I love ya man haha it was only a matter of time.
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Old 04-27-2011, 05:53 PM   #8744
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Yes I took some much needed time off. I saw your posts on headers. Did you consider ceramic coating, that's what I did. It's supposed to reduce header temps by 30-40 degrees.
I did, but couldnt find any that were already coated. And I was told that the wrap actually reduces heat more. True or false? Plus I think the wrap is cheaper. And someone mentioned earlier that it helps to keep the heat in, this would be bad for an intake, correct? Or would it help because its more insulation. That is if I have left over. Also, what was the verdict on soaking the wrap? I know this may be crazy and dumb but would it help to put wax on to keep it from rusting? Just some random thoughts
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Old 04-27-2011, 06:16 PM   #8745
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Well I have the gold foil stuff for my intake. Not installing Till I get an injen cai.
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Old 04-27-2011, 06:29 PM   #8746
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This is new. Only thing I changed since the first video was golf-tee mod

Sound is better on this camera


image quality is better on this one
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Old 04-27-2011, 06:48 PM   #8747
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Well I have the gold foil stuff for my intake. Not installing Till I get an injen cai.
Does injen make them for the 3-series? I looked but never found one. Those are supposed to guarantee like a 20hp gain
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:08 PM   #8748
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Well I have the gold foil stuff for my intake. Not installing Till I get an injen cai.
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Does injen make them for the 3-series? I looked but never found one. Those are supposed to guarantee like a 20hp gain
I can get an injen CAI for you Jake.

They don't make one for the 330.
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:18 PM   #8749
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I saw a picture of a supra once that had its entire exhaust wrapped. Looked so raw.
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:41 PM   #8750
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I can get an injen CAI for you Jake.

They don't make one for the 330.
That sucks, do they make one for a 325? That way I could put an extender on it
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:45 PM   #8751
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I did, but couldnt find any that were already coated. And I was told that the wrap actually reduces heat more. True or false? Plus I think the wrap is cheaper. And someone mentioned earlier that it helps to keep the heat in, this would be bad for an intake, correct? Or would it help because its more insulation. That is if I have left over. Also, what was the verdict on soaking the wrap? I know this may be crazy and dumb but would it help to put wax on to keep it from rusting? Just some random thoughts
I don't know much about the exhaust wrap. I know when I remove my carpet I will wrap my whole entire exhaust to keep cabin temps down.

I do believe the header wrap is a insulator where the gold tape is for reflecting heat. That's why the tape is good for intakes because it reflects heat that is already in the engine bay.
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Old 04-27-2011, 09:20 PM   #8752
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In the spirit of pic whoring here's a couple pics of their E30 M3
Ahhhhhhh. So nice! Can I have one?
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:01 PM   #8753
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I can get an injen CAI for you Jake.

They don't make one for the 330.
Yea why not. I've put it off for a long time.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:03 PM   #8754
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Ahhhhhhh. So nice! Can I have one?
Both pics are of the same car dude. The dforce ltw fives are his track/autox wheels and the bbs rx are the daily driver wheels.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:08 PM   #8755
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Just pulled the DME, overnighting it to bimmerworld tomorrow to get the tune done. I know its late notice but I'm gonna try and get some dyno time next week or the week after, anyone wanna join?
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:12 PM   #8756
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I might be down for a few runs.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:18 PM   #8757
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+1

Group rates can be lower, correct?

I hope the cobra is running by then too
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:26 PM   #8758
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Group rates can be lower, correct?

I hope the cobra is running by then too
If not I'd like to set something up further into the summer. I'm calling Modified tomorrow and I'll post up what they say.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:29 PM   #8759
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Sounds good
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:31 PM   #8760
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Just checked Modified's dyno prices. It's 50 bucks for 3 pulls and 60 bucks for 3 pulls with wideband AFR. We could also pay 110 for 1 hour with wideband AFR's.

I'm going to call tomorrow to get details.
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