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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 01-24-2012, 09:28 PM   #1
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heads and cams.

So I am getting more on track with what I want to do with much car but I still need some direction.

I have been pointed in the direction of heads and cam's then supercharging down the road.
So I do have questions about came and headwork.
I have access to a shop that will do the same job as the VAC Mortorsports stage 3 heads. Now that great and all but how well is this going to work on the street? Also what kind of gains can be expected from this?
and I have no idea what way to go with cams.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:06 PM   #2
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What kind of power are you hoping to make?

As far as cams, keep in mind that the optimum cams for FI are different than for a NA motor.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:27 PM   #3
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What kind of power are you hoping to make?

As far as cams, keep in mind that the optimum cams for FI are different than for a NA motor.
Streetabl and reliable 350BPH
I can put in better cams with the sc and run stock until then.

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Old 01-25-2012, 09:16 AM   #4
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Are you going to be doing the work yourself? If not, all that cam swapping is going to get pricey.

You'd be better off buying the supercharger now and adding the cams later. They're not cheap.
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:30 PM   #5
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Are you going to be doing the work yourself? If not, all that cam swapping is going to get pricey.

You'd be better off buying the supercharger now and adding the cams later. They're not cheap.
Never put a Cam in myself.

I was going to get a Head off another 330 and get it ported and built up real nice and put it on at a later date, seems the more i look into this the less i know.

Got a lot of reading ahead of me.

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