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Old 11-12-2012, 05:45 PM   #461
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I correct people all the time on insure/assure/ensure.
Now you owe each an apology
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:50 PM   #462
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Nope lol. Trust me. you are wrong. you already admitted that i was correct. notice the same gesture isn't coming from me?
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:51 PM   #463
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I bought a manual to insure that I never wear makeup
Ensure, not insure.

You ensure a condition.

You insure a car through Geico.

You assure somebody they'll be alright.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:18 PM   #464
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Mango, shut your cock-holster and just PM him about it if it impacts you so much! If you're such a stickler for grammar, then you should have mentioned that chamber is not the same as camber to Flash.

You're not that big of a deal, get over it.

Moving on. Betty, I ordered some vacuum hoses from the dealer ($61.80 worth) to finish the vacuum line conversion. The suction jet pump will be relocated to the engine bay instead of over top the brake booster. This will eliminate the duct tape mod I did to connect the F-connector to the vacuum lines.

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Old 11-12-2012, 06:45 PM   #465
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Ensure, not insure.

You ensure a condition.

You insure a car through Geico.

You assure somebody they'll be alright.
This is what I've always thought (and that's how I use those words)... but apparently all 3 are synonyms

http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ensure
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:39 AM   #466
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Nobody ever explained anything to me...
It's an alignment, what do you need to know other than the numbers in the report?
Or are you saying they didn't give you a report?

Edit: just saw your other post.
Your mistake was to take it to an old shop.
The standards for alignments nowadays have raised so high that a written report isn't acceptable.
If they're not using lasers and computers, don't do it.
I know. I need to bring my car to the dealership but most dealerships I know are not friendlywith aftermarket suspension


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199/197 is very respectable for an auto

Thanks. I need Iceman to chime in. He is the resident Dyno subject matter experts

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Yeah that is actually pretty good for an auto.. You did well. i'll have to make this woman a uniform. hope you have big biceps cause you're earning lots of patches!!

In for video of you driving around with limoncello meowing in the passenger seat
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Not wrong
2nd definition

2 (insure someone against) secure or protect someone against (a possible contingency): such changes could insure against further violence and unrest.
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I see it all the time.

Wear your seatbelt to ensure your safety.

Assure is something you do to a person, a group of people, or an animal to remove doubt or anxiety, as in Squiggly assured Aardvark that he'd come to the party early. You can remember that assure can only be used with things that are alive (and both assure and alive start with a). Only things that are alive can feel doubt or anxiety, so only they can be assured.

Ensure is something you do to guarantee an event or condition, as in To ensure there'd be enough food, Aardvark ordered twice as much food as last year. You can remember that guarantee has those two e's on the end to help you remember that to ensure (with an e) is to guarantee something.

Insure can be done to a person, place, or thing, but it's reserved for limiting financial liability, most commonly by obtaining an insurance policy, as in Aardvark wondered if the caterers were insured against loss. You can remember that we take out insurance to protect our income if we become unemployed, disabled, or injured in an accident. Both insure and income begin with -in.

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You lost. give it up. I correct people all the time on insure/assure/ensure. your usage is plain wrong.



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Nobody ever explained anything to me...
It's an alignment, what do you need to know other than the numbers in the report?
Or are you saying they didn't give you a report?

Edit: just saw your other post.
Your mistake was to take it to an old shop.
The standards for alignments nowadays have raised so high that a written report isn't acceptable.
If they're not using lasers and computers, don't do it.
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Yeah that is actually pretty good for an auto.. You did well. i'll have to make this woman a uniform. hope you have big biceps cause you're earning lots of patches!!

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2nd definition

2 (insure someone against) secure or protect someone against (a possible contingency): such changes could insure against further violence and unrest.
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I see it all the time.

Wear your seatbelt to ensure your safety.

Assure is something you do to a person, a group of people, or an animal to remove doubt or anxiety, as in Squiggly assured Aardvark that he'd come to the party early. You can remember that assure can only be used with things that are alive (and both assure and alive start with a). Only things that are alive can feel doubt or anxiety, so only they can be assured.

Ensure is something you do to guarantee an event or condition, as in To ensure there'd be enough food, Aardvark ordered twice as much food as last year. You can remember that guarantee has those two e's on the end to help you remember that to ensure (with an e) is to guarantee something.

Insure can be done to a person, place, or thing, but it's reserved for limiting financial liability, most commonly by obtaining an insurance policy, as in Aardvark wondered if the caterers were insured against loss. You can remember that we take out insurance to protect our income if we become unemployed, disabled, or injured in an accident. Both insure and income begin with -in.

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Mango, shut your cock-holster and just PM him about it if it impacts you so much! If you're such a stickler for grammar, then you should have mentioned that chamber is not the same as camber to Flash.

You're not that big of a deal, get over it.

Moving on. Betty, I ordered some vacuum hoses from the dealer ($61.80 worth) to finish the vacuum line conversion. The suction jet pump will be relocated to the engine bay instead of over top the brake booster. This will eliminate the duct tape mod I did to connect the F-connector to the vacuum lines.

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This is what I've always thought (and that's how I use those words)... but apparently all 3 are synonyms

http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ensure

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Old 11-13-2012, 03:07 PM   #467
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Alright that was a lot to read and I'm going to be honest I skipped through everything
I have a 323ci engine **** the bed I want to drop a B30 in it.. what do I need exactly for this swap to be successful ?
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:31 PM   #468
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Great thread. Items of note:

God please tell me you did not pay $240 plus shipping for a plastic valve cover cover, PLEASE!

Mango freaks about Tow hook, Hood and Ski Rack, fails to notice red/orange angel eyes.

Don't go to a shop that has a great rep from performing alignments on classic american cars, cause like, classic american cars all have 0 camber!

It gave me chills to hear about this shop, because I've experienced idiots like this in Town Fair Tire, etc and they are all the same, trying to scam you into an "Alignment" that makes your car worse after than it was going in!

I hate it so much, I now perform "driveway" alignments myself just by eyeing the front wheels against the fender and rear of the car and adjusting the tie rods. Works like a charm! Just takes like 40 tries to dial it in..arrrgh.
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:33 PM   #469
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By the way, I need to check in with my ensurance company so they can insure me that my policy is indeed correct. That way, if I ever get into an accident (heaven forbid), I know my assurance will cover and damages over my deductible!
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:45 PM   #470
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Alright that was a lot to read and I'm going to be honest I skipped through everything
I have a 323ci engine **** the bed I want to drop a B30 in it.. what do I need exactly for this swap to be successful ?
Sorry...nothing will work. Don't waste your time like me

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Old 11-13-2012, 03:50 PM   #471
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Great thread. Items of note:

God please tell me you did not pay $240 plus shipping for a plastic valve cover cover, PLEASE!

Mango freaks about Tow hook, Hood and Ski Rack, fails to notice red/orange angel eyes.

Don't go to a shop that has a great rep from performing alignments on classic american cars, cause like, classic american cars all have 0 camber!

It gave me chills to hear about this shop, because I've experienced idiots like this in Town Fair Tire, etc and they are all the same, trying to scam you into an "Alignment" that makes your car worse after than it was going in!

I hate it so much, I now perform "driveway" alignments myself just by eyeing the front wheels against the fender and rear of the car and adjusting the tie rods. Works like a charm! Just takes like 40 tries to dial it in..arrrgh.
Thanks for the note on the alignment. They were trying to aligned my car to 0degree camber

I got the ///m at a good deal

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Old 11-13-2012, 03:54 PM   #472
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Sorry...nothing will work. Don't waste your time like me

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I'm not doing it with a ZHP tho I'm just doing a normal 330ci, does it matter?
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:50 PM   #473
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This is what I've always thought (and that's how I use those words)... but apparently all 3 are synonyms

http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ensure
If you poke around on grammar forums, the general rule is it's barely accepted, but frowned upon to interchangeably use insure and ensure. There are two different words for a reason

Just like 1980's and 1980s. It's incorrect to use the apostrophe unless showing possession but still considered OK in some circles. I believe it's fine in the UK??

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I know. I need to bring my car to the dealership but most dealerships I know are not friendlywith aftermarket suspension

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Old 11-14-2012, 03:53 PM   #474
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Mango, shut your cock-holster and just PM him about it if it impacts you so much! If you're such a stickler for grammar, then you should have mentioned that chamber is not the same as camber to Flash.

You're not that big of a deal, get over it.

Moving on. Betty, I ordered some vacuum hoses from the dealer ($61.80 worth) to finish the vacuum line conversion. The suction jet pump will be relocated to the engine bay instead of over top the brake booster. This will eliminate the duct tape mod I did to connect the F-connector to the vacuum lines.

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Stinger and I have no beef w/ eachother. We're just having a friendly argument. Go away. I've never really seen or noticed you before so I'll just chalk your comments up as not knowing what goes on around here. We tend to go on tangents. You'll learn!
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:56 PM   #475
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By the way, I need to check in with my ensurance company so they can insure me that my policy is indeed correct. That way, if I ever get into an accident (heaven forbid), I know my assurance will cover and damages over my deductible!


I insure you, Trizzuth, your insurance company will assure your coverage in the event of a covered loss. What ensurance company do you have??
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:32 PM   #476
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Stinger and I have no beef w/ eachother. We're just having a friendly argument. Go away. I've never really seen or noticed you before so I'll just chalk your comments up as not knowing what goes on around here. We tend to go on tangents. You'll learn!
No matter how friendly the argument, PMs are better than going OT and shitting on this thread about grammar. Not hard to believe you frequent a forum dedicated to grammar...

And how can you notice anyone on this forum? Half of the recent posts are you spouting off as if its gospel. You talk too much. That's okay though, block list has been updated.

Flash, took possession of the vac lines...they require some different mounting points though. Now I have to wait til my order is sent from Bavarian Autohaus to retrofit the lines

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Old 11-14-2012, 05:07 PM   #477
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Nice job Flash.

I was reading the thread and all the parts bought, like the lift and other equipment. That plus the cost of the car parts, maybe I missed it but how much did this whole project cost you? Over $10K ?
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Nice job Flash.

I was reading the thread and all the parts bought, like the lift and other equipment. That plus the cost of the car parts, maybe I missed it but how much did this whole project cost you? Over $10K ?
this project can be completed cheaply. the cost would just be for a used M54B30 engine. The engine goes around $2000-3600 depending on where you buy them. If you search long enough you will find a great deal and get free shipping too.

Everything else is plug and play. Just swap all your subcomponents from your old engine and plug it directly to your new engine.

I don't know how much this project cost but I know we deviated from the original plan. For example, my husband bought the used 2002 325i and of couse I bought the lift.

All the new sensors, gaskets and fluid add up also.

The goal for this project wasn't to get extra HP/TQ for cheap. I just wanted the "challenge" of swapping out an engine and the curiousity of running the engine on MS42 and reusing the Shark Injector.


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Well job well done flash. You're getting a uniform for sure. don't forget to mention if changing to a 03+ MS45 engine (such as ZHP) on an MS43 car or other early car, oxygen sensors, coils, maf will need to be changed over to your old stuff... and maybe a couple other things but nothing too major right?
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:23 PM   #480
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Well job well done flash. You're getting a uniform for sure. don't forget to mention if changing to a 03+ MS45 engine (such as ZHP) on an MS43 car or other early car, oxygen sensors, coils, maf will need to be changed over to your old stuff... and maybe a couple other things but nothing too major right?
I know huh? I definitely "earned my stripe"

anyhow, you are absolutely right about converting a car from MS42 to MS43. I think the conversion is for doable and yet challenging (in a fun/curiousity type of way). A few members on huh (HornHung) is doing the conversion.
I have the majority of the componets already stocked up such as the TB, Fuel Rail, Injectors, Wire Harness, etc

The only thing I don't like about the conversion is sending our a MS43 DME and our original EWS to RPM Motorsport in Canada (damn canadians) and have them aligned the new DME to your EWS. THis of course will cost $400 which is a rip off

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