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Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 09-28-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By Eskie
Dead times for stock 14.5lb M20 injectors

Anyone know what the dead time compensation map should be for STOCK M20 injectors.

I'm running the default 1.0ms right now in tunerstudio and I'm getting some variances with hot/cold ambient temps...
Forum: M20 08-06-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Eskie
Like others have said, check the elbows--if they...

Like others have said, check the elbows--if they are loose, JB weld then.

Also check the injector harness connector under the intake manifold for corrosion/damage. It may be moving around under...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 07-31-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Eskie
Oh wow...it wasn't even set up yet. I think some...

Oh wow...it wasn't even set up yet. I think some of the map settings didn't transfer over with the newest MS2/extra software. I just adjusted it and it idles way lower now. Thank you for helping a MS...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 07-28-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Eskie
Megasquirt first start surging idle

I just got finished installing my MS2 DIYPNP for my M20. I have all the sensors calibrated (IAT, CLT, and TPS--E36). It starts up and immediately surges up to 2k RPMS and hangs there. If the vacuum...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 07-16-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Eskie
I suppose you could but it's theoretically...

I suppose you could but it's theoretically lubricated by the gear oil from the front diff


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Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Eskie
Very nice looking iX but wayyyy to much for the...

Very nice looking iX but wayyyy to much for the amount of wear and miles in my opinion..but e30 prices are skyrocketing for some reason.
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 07-11-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Eskie
Most likely the swivel joint between the rack and...

Most likely the swivel joint between the rack and lower steering shaft. They tend to seize up.

Part # 32311155102

There are bearing on the upper steering shaft but I have yet to see one go bad.
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 07-02-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Eskie
That oring seals the tube that the passenger side...

That oring seals the tube that the passenger side axle shaft is in. The "tube" goes through the oil pan and holds some of the gear oil that the front diff uses. So that's what is leaking out.

It...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 07-02-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Eskie
http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E30-2-doors/USA/...

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E30-2-doors/USA/325ix-M20/L-M/dec1989/browse/front_axle/front_diff_components_all_wheel_4/

Is it leaking out of this? There is an oring (#4) that can leak

Does...
Forum: M20 04-17-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Eskie
I used the contitech kit and it started making...

I used the contitech kit and it started making that noise after 5k miles. Bought and installed another one with no trouble thus far (10k miles)

The only difference this time around is that I let...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 04-08-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Eskie
Just I had expected, some air must have made it's...

Just I had expected, some air must have made it's way into the ABS unit...
So I figured I'd manually bleed the brakes. I had my wife pump the brake pedal at least 12 times before cracking the...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 04-07-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Eskie
Vacuum bleeding issues

I just vacuum bled the brakes on my iX...and now I my pedal goes all the way to the floor..

I kept the fluid topped off the entire time I was bleeding the brakes.

Any idea what happened?
...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 04-07-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Eskie
iX lowering springs

Yup, just ordered mine from Tire Rack. I'm running them on Bilsteins.

Here's what you can expect it to look like (ignore the rust and missing pieces :D)

http://i.imgur.com/7T6MXqsm.jpg
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 03-25-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Eskie
PS-they don't work on iX's. I didn't realize I...

PS-they don't work on iX's. I didn't realize I was mounting them upside down compared to how RWDs mount. iX mounts are different.


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Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 03-24-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Eskie
E90 drop hats

I'm installing H&R sport springs tonight with E90 hats and I seem to be having a clearance issue between the E90 hat and the strut bearing mount plate. When assembled the bearing plate doesn't want...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 01-05-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Eskie
You better start a thread w pics! I'll be happy...

You better start a thread w pics! I'll be happy to answer any questions if you have any. I mig'd mine so you'll probably have a way cleaner result with a tig. I had to turn my welds back down on the...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 01-05-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Eskie
I've rebuilt the center VC myself, it's...

I've rebuilt the center VC myself, it's definitely possible. I actually used a brake disc lath to cut mine apart. It's still working great to this day (3 years later). Unfortunately, my thread was on...
Forum: M20 01-02-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Eskie
I've confirmed my is not for sure because I've...

I've confirmed my is not for sure because I've been actuating the throttle by hand in the engine bay. Have you tried moving the lever by hand?


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Forum: M20 01-02-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Eskie
I just got done adjusting to your specs. I...

I just got done adjusting to your specs. I actually had to turn the afm wheel clockwise which I believe is leaning the mixture out. I also had to turn the idle mixture screw out to get it to match...
Forum: M20 01-02-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Eskie
I'm going to try this tonight on my AFM to see if...

I'm going to try this tonight on my AFM to see if it has been adjusted out of spec. Great information, thanks!
Forum: M20 01-02-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Eskie
I'm starting to think its normal too because of...

I'm starting to think its normal too because of all of the things that I've tried to remedy the situation.

Sounds like your having the same exact problem..



It honestly feels like I don't...
Forum: M20 01-01-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Eskie
Off idle hesitation

I've been hesitant to post my issue because I thought I would try everything before I would ask for help.

1990 325iX manual transmission 190k miles-If the throttle is pressed lightly at idle the...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 12-11-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,405
Posted By Eskie
Mine has a switch but it will still start without...

Mine has a switch but it will still start without the clutch pressed in


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Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 10-05-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Eskie
Shakiness could be from the water pump shaft...

Shakiness could be from the water pump shaft blowing out because the fan is connected to it. It could also be leaking coolant from the shaft. Is it leaking from the outer edges of the pump or in the...
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 08-26-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By Eskie
I've been daily driving mine for 4 years al year...

I've been daily driving mine for 4 years al year round in Michigan. I'll second getting snow tires for winter, yes you can have some fun but just because it's awd doesn't mean it will be ok on summer...
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