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Forum: Forced Induction 08-26-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 105,703
Posted By wazzu70
Onnea! Thats impressive given the stock bottom...

Onnea! Thats impressive given the stock bottom end and smaller turbo. E85 doin work!

You are way up north, is that considered Lapland there? Probably not, but close. Furthest north I have been is...
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-19-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,965
Posted By wazzu70
How many wheel spacers 2 or 4? 4x100 or 5x120? ...

How many wheel spacers 2 or 4? 4x100 or 5x120?

Thanks!
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-01-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By wazzu70
Love those Zender wheels!!

Love those Zender wheels!!
Forum: Parts Wanted 07-25-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By wazzu70
WTB: Passenger front inner fender patch panel

If anyone has a car they can cut a patch panel from it would be appreciated. The area has a lot of contours that would be a PITA to form by hand .

Area needed highlighted in picture.
Forum: 5 Lug Conversions 06-15-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By wazzu70
The kit uses a custom strut housing to correct...

The kit uses a custom strut housing to correct the geometry differences when using E36 spindles. Its not the same geometry as any other setup, so use what they recommend for best results :)
Forum: 5 Lug Conversions 06-15-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 984
Posted By wazzu70
The GC kit puts the strut housing in the proper...

The GC kit puts the strut housing in the proper angle to match the E30s upper mounting point. If you look at the two suspensions you will see the E30 shock tower mount is further back and the E36...
Forum: 5 Lug Conversions 06-14-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 984
Posted By wazzu70
In general camber impacts your tire contact patch...

In general camber impacts your tire contact patch through the range of motion. Castor impacts your high speed stability and ability to return to center.
Forum: M54 & S54 06-12-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By wazzu70
No, m54 has a different oil pump/pickup.

No, m54 has a different oil pump/pickup.
Forum: M54 & S54 06-10-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,941
Posted By wazzu70
You are right TV is torsion along the central...

You are right TV is torsion along the central axis. I was thinking of crank snout movement which is a bending moment. The two are not the same but I was lumping crank deformation all under the same...
Forum: M54 & S54 06-09-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,941
Posted By wazzu70
The bedplate design for the crank case is a huge...

The bedplate design for the crank case is a huge advantage for an I6 engine. Im surprised it took BMW so long to implement. Without the nose of the crank dancing around at higher rpm there is much...
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-06-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,047
Posted By wazzu70
Any more pics of the rear valence?

Any more pics of the rear valence?
Forum: M54 & S54 06-03-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,941
Posted By wazzu70
Every time there is a new post in this thread I...

Every time there is a new post in this thread I want an N52 even more! It really seems like the perfect engine for this platform. Lightweight, powerful, cost effective, plentiful.

Now just need to...
Forum: M42 05-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By wazzu70
Overlap in a turbo engine is not the devil like...

Overlap in a turbo engine is not the devil like its made out to be in old turbo books. Way too much overlap can be a negative but if you retard the inlet slowly you should be able to fond where the...
Forum: M54 & S54 05-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,941
Posted By wazzu70
Very excited to hear the N52 feels even lighter...

Very excited to hear the N52 feels even lighter than the M54!

I swapped to an M42 many years ago to keep the front end light when other options were much more limited. This option seems really...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 04-03-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,660
Posted By wazzu70
Yeah you and I have been around a while on here...

Yeah you and I have been around a while on here and the M42 board so we have crossed paths a number of times in threads like this!

If you still come out to Redmond for work let me know and if you...
Forum: 5 Lug Conversions 03-30-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By wazzu70
These types of pieces have been available for...

These types of pieces have been available for decades.

Im always surprised the two piece versions are commonly produced instead of the one piece version (spindle only, uses bigger 5lug nut).
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 03-28-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,660
Posted By wazzu70
Just ran across this thread/project. Its awesome!...

Just ran across this thread/project. Its awesome!

From the previous thread, the diagnostic code is a very large chunk of whats in the ECU. More so on newer systems than older, but it almost takes...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-21-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,972
Posted By wazzu70
Awesome product!

Awesome product!
Forum: M42 02-24-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,439
Posted By wazzu70
Pictures in the Bentley are all M44 that show the...

Pictures in the Bentley are all M44 that show the cam sprockets. I took a pic but I cant upload so its probably too big.

I have an extra set of M42 cam gears with square teeth sitting on my shelf....
Forum: M42 02-23-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,439
Posted By wazzu70
I can look in my Bentley later for pics. BMW...

I can look in my Bentley later for pics.

BMW would release more of a functional guideline, the supplier can make changes to cut costs etc as long as it still meets the spec. I highly doubt the top...
Forum: M42 02-22-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,439
Posted By wazzu70
Its not uncommon at all for a manufacturer to...

Its not uncommon at all for a manufacturer to change suppliers. Sometimes there are quality issues, sometimes another vendor is cheaper, sometimes companies dont want to be a supplier anymore, etc.
Forum: M42 02-15-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,439
Posted By wazzu70
Good info Bmwman! That all makes sense to me.

Good info Bmwman! That all makes sense to me.
Forum: The Project Forum 02-09-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 53,983
Posted By wazzu70
The vapor blasted surfaces look great. Never had...

The vapor blasted surfaces look great. Never had heard of that process before!

The cad plated bits look great, Im liking it better than polished/stainless/powdercoat!
Forum: M54 & S54 02-04-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,941
Posted By wazzu70
Yeah, being an ix makes it a lot more difficult...

Yeah, being an ix makes it a lot more difficult for you!

I agree using the 6spd makes a lot more sense. Newer trans, another gear, actually made to work with the flywheel/clutch. Might even have a...
Forum: M54 & S54 02-03-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,941
Posted By wazzu70
Will the ZF320 transmission "bolt up?" The lower...

Will the ZF320 transmission "bolt up?" The lower bolts may be a bit different, but I am mostly curious about the flywheel/clutch interface. Will a clutch splined for the "old" setups work or will the...
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