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    Yesterday, 06:14 PM
    Terry@BMS started a thread New n54 trap record in N54
    I was able to attend a track day at Famoso raceway today. The scheduled start time was 9am but that got pushed back due to a rain delay. It was around noon before we got to do any runs. I decided to race our 135i with the new MOTIV 750 kit today and just go for traps. To that end I ran on the normal 245/45/17 555Rs and just launched the car in 2nd gear with boost capped at 12-15psi. Logs on the dyno looked great fueling wise but as soon as I started doing runs at 26psi at the track, a problem became apparent. The low pressure pump was not keeping up. So I wasn't able to do any high boost runs as I had originally planned. As the day went on fuel pressure got worse and worse. Still, managed a respectable 136.4mph trap speed. I've attached the log of the run so you can see how bad the fuel situation was. It actually did a map4 switched right at the cones so I may have gone a bit faster had the pressure hung on a bit longer. After this run, I decided to pack it up and head home. Only to my surprise, after parking the car, it wouldn't start. An hour of diagnostics later I figured out both my inline 255 & my fuel pump controller shorted out. Luckily I was able to hotwire the primary pump with some spare wire to get the car home under its own power. I've got a Fuel-It Stage3 bucket in the garage that will go in and I'll have to probably order another controller. Anyway next time, whenever that is, I should be able to run enough boost to hit 140mph. I figure it will take 32psi. Then I'll strap on the Hoosier slicks and start working on the launches.
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    Yesterday, 02:05 PM
    I have the following: Vargas stage 2 gtx turbos with 6x6 billet wheels - Highest bid ~$2600 Evoloution Racing Chargepipe with Forge Diverter valves - Sale pending ARDesign Catless downpipes - Sale pending (not sure though) JB4 G5 ISO + BMS meth kit - Highest bid $600 (guy is in Malaysia though) Alpina B3S steering wheel(No airbag) - $400? E92 LCI xenon headlights(NOT adaptive ones) - $500? Again, for people located in Europe who know prices of the tax and as the $-value is going crazy, you can have upgraded turbos for a bargain and within 2-3 days!
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    Yesterday, 11:20 PM
    kennejp started a thread NGK Spark Plug Advice in N54
    Hey guys. I need some advice on spark plugs....i have ordered the ngk 5992s and was going to gap them to the recommended Specs. My real question/concern is it seems like more people have problems with them then good results from reading threads etc. And secondly its probably a coincidence but seems like most all the blown motors have non oem plugs? Any advice? Btw im 07 335 fbo/ rb turbos(all options)/vtt inlets/e50 fuel/ meth
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    Yesterday, 11:45 AM
    capn started a thread SouthWest: EuroRun 2015 in Regional: Tracks - Shops - Events
    For more details visit our facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/812705115443239
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    Yesterday, 12:56 PM
    smitty513 started a thread BMS JB+ in N54
    Hey guys. I'm looking for a BMS JB plus. I know that JB4 is the way to go but this is for my father's 535xi E61 so I don't want to get him anything to complicated. He just wants a little more power. Lemme know whatcha got! thanks.
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    Yesterday, 03:56 PM
    Vertigo started a thread For Sale: VMR VB3 w/ Nitto INVOs 18" in Buy/Sell - Parts
    For Sale: VMR VB3 HyperBlack 18X9.5 square set up with... Nitto INVO tires. The front tires (235/40/r18) are like new and the back tires (265/35/r18) are well... Also will throw in a Conti DW 235 18" tire in great shape. No plugs or patches in any of these. Asking $800 plus shipping Pics:
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    Disclaimer: --------------------------------------------- This a pay your own way event. This means even me the organizer pays my own way to attend. Organizing drives is my hobby and I enjoy putting the events on. I also pay for the website and store system out of my own pocket to make sharing information and registering easier on everyone. I am doing this drive/event as several people asked me to do it so here you go. --------------------------------------------- 2015 Bavarian Weekend Expedition - May 22nd – 24th 2014 The California Bavarian Expedition Weekend is an event open to any and all motor enthusiast. The event is a planned three day trip starting with a fun drive from Hollister and ending in Pasadena California on Friday the 22nd. Saturday morning on the 23rd will spent at the Bimmerfest Car show with fellow BMW enthusiasts. Sunday the 23rd is the drive home for all in attendance. Register for the drive / event here Fee Schedule The base fee has includes all the major items for the drive down to make it easier to keep the group moving as well as provide a fun memento of the drive down. Base fee is $65.00 - Covers decal (w/number choice, shipping, PayPal fees, printed maps) Bavarian Eagal decal Additional items have been worked out at a group rate to make the drive down / stay easier for the group. $15 - BBQ lunch May 22 - Pre Paid to have food ready and to get the group in and out. (Burgers OR, TriTip Sandwich OR, Pulled pork Sandwich, and Chips OR Fries, and Soda) Super 8 Motel $88 - Per night rate for single room bed (tax and parking fees included) $98 - Per night rate for single room bed (tax and parking fees included) I have 10 rooms held currently and can't hold any more without paying for them. So if you want a room at these rates please pay ASAP so I can pay for your room now and hold it. Deadline to register for this group trip is May 11th. Itinerary of activities for the weekend Day 1: Drivers Day Drive from Northern California to Pasadena along fun and twisty back roads. We are avoiding as much freeway as possible in order to have a fun drive VS a speed and distance drive. Lunch will be in San Luis Obispo at the Firestone Grill. For this drive the we request you have a Motorola brand radio that can do sub-chennels. This is for safety reason as well as to ensure the group stays together. The cheap radios don't work so just buy a Motorola. Start Of the event Meet Time: 7:30am - Meet and greet and drivers meeting Address: Safeway Fuel - 591 Tres Pinos Road, Hollister, 95023 Depart Time: 8:00 am – ON THE DOT! If you are late you are on your own. Lunch Stop & Fuel Stop Address: Firestone Grill - 1001 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (Pre pay for lunch) Lunch Time: 11:00pm – 12:00pm End of the day Arrive time: ~5:00pm Address: Super 8 Motel - 2863 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107 Meet time: 6:30pm Address: Slater's 50/50 - 61 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103   Day 2: Events Day Bimmerfest car show and track day. For those who register, we will meet at the designated area at 8:45am to be lead into the show at 9:00am. The event this year will be held at Fontana Race Way. Address: Fontana Race Way - 9300 Cherry Ave, Fontana, CA 92335 Time: 8:45am – Designated area for those who paid to be part of the group Day 3: Drive home We have planned a 112 mile stretch of fun back roads to put us on the other side of the grape vine. This is our version of escape from LA. This is to give us a little fun before we hit the long boring stretch of HWY 5 home. We will be meeting somewhat early to stay ahead of the traffic. Meet Time: 8:00am – 8:30am Address: Starbucks - 475 Foothill Boulevard #M , La Cañada Flintridge, California 9101 Depart: Leave breakfast location at 8:30am on the dot! Once the group has reached the other side of the grape vine, participants are on their own to make their way back home safely. For those that wish to remain in a group, a restroom break will be taken at the base of the grape vine. After the restroom stop, the group will continue up I5. Register for the drive / event here
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