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  • bradsm87's Avatar
    Today, 04:45 AM
    This one is rough but does the job. It only works if the new breakpoint value is higher than the one in the same row in the table above it, but lower than the one in the next to the right in the table above. Very dodgy. The values in the top table are just stock PPK values to use as an example. The bottom table is the breakpoints that I'll run. I only applied the formula to the spot where the breakpoints differ. If someone wants to improve it and put it up in the BB downloads section, that'd be great!
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  • Nugs's Avatar
    Today, 04:24 AM
    Nugs replied to a thread General: Feeling blue in 3 Series and M3
    Yep still registered and has permits for most of the mods. It is now fairly miserable to drive on the road though, so pretty much just drive to track and back.
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  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 04:23 AM
    koss2j, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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  • Dane083's Avatar
    Today, 03:43 AM
    Sticky This was something they brought up in this thread, the N55 section is also dead
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  • E92 420's Avatar
    Today, 03:11 AM
    Chris, do you think this is good/ ideal fitment? Would you or Tony fit this to your car? I really do not think this should be being sold as fits RHD do you? VPG make some good products but this is not one of them in terms of fitment. It needs a complete redesign. At the very least warn potential RHD customers that modification is required on your site before they can purchase!
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:52 AM
    Blacked out wheels in real life always look better than in photos...
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  • RSL's Avatar
    Today, 02:50 AM
    True! Willing to help if needed...
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:45 AM
    The M1... how I love it. Why BMW can't build anything like it today I have no clue.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:43 AM
    Sticky replied to a thread For Sale: N54 ER CP Long Ver. & Forge DVs in Buy/Sell - Parts
    Cp still available?
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  • Forcedownunder's Avatar
    Today, 02:39 AM
    Good news indeed. Moving in the right direction for an announcement we hope. Any my idea on how far off they may be for purchase?
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  • RSL's Avatar
    Today, 02:34 AM
    RSL replied to a thread Scaled (3-column) map discussion in N54
    Thanks Jeff, good luck! Good questions. Yes, yes and yes. AFAIK, it's always been the hard cap for boost target regardless of load targets, BLMs, etc. When scaled, it's based on the readable (reported to DME) boost and throttle closures are active when exceeding target. When boost pops up to 22psi during shifts, it closes the throttle. Surely, you're correct on the other counts of unknown tables getting the scaled readings. I just commented the other day that I wondered if the lower reported boost or MAF readings were making things less touchy somewhere. If/when I get to a point where it's obvious that boost has reached a max for 93 octane, it might be worth it (or at least interesting) to go back and rescale to the lower ratio and see if anything noticeable changes and one I'd be keen to watch is fuel trims. Fuel trims are pretty high compared to the unscaled map and I did bump up the scalars. Not sure if it's some side effect of scaling, but they are easily ballpark of the same values that produced near 0% STFTs on the unscaled map. They are relatively flat and don't think I want to move AFR at the moment, so I'll leave them on the back burner unless they start closing in on 30% at some point. I've been slowly working on torque output and testing shifts, but had no issues even when it was pretty low (for DCT) ramping 540-640nm by 5500RPM. I didn't test any shifts with it that low though.
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  • froop's Avatar
    Today, 02:34 AM
    The E46 M3 transmission bushings are a direct fit and definitely stiffer than the stock bushings however your experience depends on how worn your stock bushings are I think. When I swapped them into mine I noticed maybe only a mild improvement in shift feel. The gearbox still feels very notchy. Others have done this same swap and reported a much larger improvement. That may have been due to more worn bushings >100,000kms. Mine only had about 35,000kms on them. On the plus side, there is definitely no NVH increase from the M3 bushings so you can't really go wrong unless you install them incorrectly.
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  • froop's Avatar
    Today, 02:25 AM
    Your experience is interesting as my experience with a SMFW, twin plate and different trans and engine mounts is very different to yours. I had stock motor mounts and E46 M3 trans mounts and then I installed the exact same MOTIV flywheel and clutch setup that you have. My idle chatter was minimal at best with the AC off and mild to moderate with it on and I have chatter during take off but I didn't get much in the way of any transmission noise. I installed some UUC poly blue isolated poly trans mounts and noticed maybe only a slight increase in transmission noise and then I followed that up by installing AD engineering poly motor mounts and got some moderate vibration from the engine as well as engine noise but no change at all in the transmission NVH. After that I swapped out the UUC blues for some UUC poly red bolt through trans mounts and got maybe some mild to moderate increase in transmission noise but still nothing like bolts in a can. I definitely didn't notice any negative effects on the way the car shifted or the clutch performed from swapping engine and trans mounts. It actually made shifting much more direct and enjoyable although the transmission can still sometimes be a little bit notchy. I would have gone the Motiv solid mounts but when I tried to order them they told me they didn't have any in stock and weren't planning on making any more and refunded my money. I use straight redline MT-90 in my trans. If the price is right I'm happy to take your transmission mounts and give them a go in my car. Should be interesting as I stripped out the interior the other day. Everything except the dash and the headliner pretty much.
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  • bradsm87's Avatar
    Today, 02:21 AM
    I want to change load breakpoints in my Timing table BUT I want timing to pretty much be where it is now. What I need is a spreadsheet where I can copy/paste the old map and breakpoints then a second table on the sheet where I can specify breakpoints and the cell values are formulas based on calculating the new value based on the old and new breakpoints. Anyone keen? I'm going to have a think and a go at it tonight, but I prob won't have any luck. Such a spreadsheet would be handy for changing breakpoints in all sorts of tables.
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  • CS@MFactory's Avatar
    Today, 01:57 AM
    All PMs replied to :)
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    Today, 01:55 AM
    All PMs replied to :)
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    Today, 01:54 AM
    All PMs replied to :)
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  • Aaron's Avatar
    Today, 01:50 AM
    Why not run both pimps at OEM speed? We already have high failure rates, mine went out at 20k. Seems to me that running 2 of them, 1 overspend, would increase failure rates by several times.
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  • ferocity02's Avatar
    Today, 01:36 AM
    The speed of the OEM fan is controlled by the DME, it's not just on/off or high/low/off. It's more complicated than that. Trying to use a simple universal cooling fan won't jive well with the OEM setup. I'm not sure how the DME controls the fan exactly though. You may end up with a mess of codes too. Buy a used unit from a junkyard. I'm sure you could grab one for under $200. Given how rarely they fail (this is the first time I've heard of it), a junkyard unit is a safe bet, IMO.
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