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    Since it's only a matter of time before I get...

    Since it's only a matter of time before I get this clutch, I -- for one -- am relieved that the problems appear to be installation-related.

    Neil
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semi-automatic_transm...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semi-automatic_transmission
  3. I'm old school. If you can't heel-and-toe...

    I'm old school. If you can't heel-and-toe downshift using a clutch pedal, it's not a manual transmission.

    Neil
  4. I agree with Rader -- unless it has a clutch...

    I agree with Rader -- unless it has a clutch pedal, it isn't a manual tranny.

    Neil
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    I don't know how direct injection might affect...

    I don't know how direct injection might affect use of the Racelogic, but it does operate by alternatively cutting spark and then fuel among the cylinders.

    Neil
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    Looks like the clamp may have been too tight. ...

    Looks like the clamp may have been too tight.

    Neil
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    Had it on my twin-screw supercharged '99 M Coupe....

    Had it on my twin-screw supercharged '99 M Coupe. Worked like a charm.

    Neil
  8. Been to the one on M St. Happy to meet you there...

    Been to the one on M St. Happy to meet you there any time.

    Neil
  9. Are your tacos quiet? Neil

    Are your tacos quiet?

    Neil
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    BMWs are not made for drag racing (video)

    Funny piece:

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/fSEkUV7torQ?feature=player_embedded

    Neil
  11. Based on my experience tracking (on road race...

    Based on my experience tracking (on road race circuits) a heavily modified 1M, I'd expect "premature" wear of the con rod bearings.

    In any event, I'd baffle the oil pan and do regular oil...
  12. Sticky - In second paragraph, believe you...

    Sticky -

    In second paragraph, believe you meant to say "withOUT any methanol."

    Neil
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    The rattle is actually caused by gear lash in the...

    The rattle is actually caused by gear lash in the tranny, not by the throw-out bearing.

    Good description here: http://www.nexternal.com/uuc/articles/gear_rattle.htm

    Raising the idle speed...
  14. Tony - So you think the head is the limiting...

    Tony -

    So you think the head is the limiting factor;)?

    Neil
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    Tony - Regarding your noise comparison, did...

    Tony -

    Regarding your noise comparison, did the Stg. 3+ clutch have the aluminum or steel single mass fly?

    I drove one briefly and thought the noise was comparable to what I experience with my...
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    Any shop that is able to replace the stock twin...

    Any shop that is able to replace the stock twin turbos will be able to do the conversion to the single. In fact, it's an easier install.

    Neil
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    FWIW, I had a CM FX650 twin in a supercharged '99...

    FWIW, I had a CM FX650 twin in a supercharged '99 M Coupe. Easy to drive but lots of chatter.

    Neil
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    Though that was an option, he instead compared...

    Though that was an option, he instead compared the 1M DSC coding to the M3's and identified two significant differences. He made an educated guess about which one was the CBC and got it right!
    ...
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    The Corner Braking Control (CBC) is disabled on...

    The Corner Braking Control (CBC) is disabled on my 1M when I turn off fully the traction control.

    Mike Benvo (bpmsport.com) coded the Continental Teves MK60E5 DSC ecm on my car so it operates like...
  20. E82/E88: Had that Mustang not held him up, the lap would...

    Had that Mustang not held him up, the lap would have been even faster! Extraordinary build by Bobby Downes and a great driver.
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    More pix here: ...

    More pix here:

    http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showp...7&postcount=13

    If someone knows how to copy them here (I dont), please go ahead and do so!

    Thanks.

    Neil
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    Grassroots Magazine will be doing a story. And...

    Grassroots Magazine will be doing a story.

    And I'll eventually post some pix and video (if I can figure out how to do it!).

    Neil
  23. Thread: MDORPHN

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    MDORPHN

    Hit 50,000 miles on drive home from VIR where my 1M (aka "MDORPHN') successfully defended its title as fastest street production car in the 2014 Ultimate Track Car...
  24. Not crazy, but I'd get an oil analysis done (I...

    Not crazy, but I'd get an oil analysis done (I use Blackstone) and do both a compression and leakdown test first to make sure the motor is healthy enough for a major boost.

    Neil
  25. Fuel injector spray pattern, perhaps? Neil

    Fuel injector spray pattern, perhaps?

    Neil
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