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  1. S54: :) I've enjoyed running with Evolve maps for the...

    :) I've enjoyed running with Evolve maps for the last 3 1/2 years and 30,000 miles.
  2. Similar situation here; Denver area. Probably...

    Similar situation here; Denver area. Probably 99% of their customer base is closer to sea level.
    So, we do what we need to do, get the lecture and dismissal from Roman, and move on.
  3. S54: 1. The original thread topic that I started here...

    1. The original thread topic that I started here was a hardware comparison.
    No change in ECU map, just hardware changes.

    2. talol85's comparison is from a VF tune to Evolve, not ESS.
    It could...
  4. S54: Nice results!

    Nice results!
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    S54: I sure did; no regrets. Still enjoying the...

    I sure did; no regrets. Still enjoying the driving experience with this setup.
    Here's my post about it: ...
  6. For Sale: Ad cancelled.

    Ad cancelled.
  7. S54: Hey Dan, it was from the 16k miles since I...

    Hey Dan, it was from the 16k miles since I installed the s/c kit.
  8. For Sale: Thanks Mike! Yep, I'm a wee bit of a wheel wh*re...

    Thanks Mike! Yep, I'm a wee bit of a wheel wh*re . . . . . . one of the strains of the mod disease . . .
  9. For Sale: I have a set of Volk RE30s coming my way. If the...

    I have a set of Volk RE30s coming my way.
    If the RG63s don't sell, I'll just store them away for some rainy day.
  10. For Sale: RAC RG63 18s - Brushed Finish - Staggered Set

    RAC RG63 18s - Brushed Finish - Staggered Set
    Front: 18x9 ET38
    Rear: 18x10 ET27

    Tires: Bridgestone RE-11, with 2,000 miles (all street).
    Front: 235/40/18
    Rear: 265/35/18

    No bends or...
  11. S54: I'm sorry Ejaz, I meant to post my little update...

    I'm sorry Ejaz, I meant to post my little update in the thread I had started; not to highjack yours!
    Nevertheless, pic below of the bay.

    After. Engine Bay...
  12. S54: Update: replaced the 90/90 connectors with a 180...

    Update: replaced the 90/90 connectors with a 180 degree molded hose.


    Before. okay

    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/imported/2013/06/SAM_1921-1.jpg


    After. Better
  13. S54: Update: replaced the 90/90 connectors with a 180...

    Update: replaced the 90/90 connectors with a 180 degree molded hose.


    Before. okay
    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/imported/2013/06/SAM_1921-1.jpg


    After. Better...
  14. S54: Thanks guys. I'm glad to have the can installed....

    Thanks guys. I'm glad to have the can installed. Now, my fuel consumption will go up, 'cause I'll rip on it even more.
    I was glad to not see oil dripping all over the impeller blades. Will be...
  15. S54: Radium Engineering Catch Can Installed

    Inspired by my local buddy MisterEm, and 0-60Motorsports recent review: http://www.bimmerboost.com/showthread.php?40388-Radium-Engineering-E46-M3-Oil-Catch-Can-Install-and-Review, I decided to join...
  16. S54: Nice pics and description! Might be getting one...

    Nice pics and description! Might be getting one of these myself. How often will you have to service the canister?
  17. Very nice. If I was an E92 M3 owner and wanted...

    Very nice.
    If I was an E92 M3 owner and wanted FI, Evolve would be my choice.
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    Denver altitude centrifugal forced induction...

    Denver altitude centrifugal forced induction owner checking in with my nickel . . . .


    For both of my ESS Vortech based kits ('03 330xi, '06 M3) I went down two pulley sizes. Purchased the...
  19. S54: Got my attention. Earlier in this thread, you'd...

    Got my attention.
    Earlier in this thread, you'd noted how Dave will do certain things, or certain things a bit differently for a head used with FI. I'd like to follow up on this in the future.
  20. S54: S54 head p*rn. Looks great! Did I miss the...

    S54 head p*rn. Looks great! Did I miss the let's-go-to-Dave's message? lol.
    I could be an assistant; kind of like a 'go-fetch' and 'hold-this', and 'take pics' boy . . . . .
  21. S54: Nice flow gains Mike! Some pics below of Mike's...

    Nice flow gains Mike! Some pics below of Mike's S54 head, taken while at Dave's shop.


    One of the cams

    http://www.benzboost.com/images/imported/2013/04/SAM_1509-1.jpg



    Head - Before
  22. S54: No MAF on the ESS kits. Yep.

    No MAF on the ESS kits.




    Yep.
  23. S54: Additional dyno pics from the session. ESS...

    Additional dyno pics from the session.

    ESS file, all 3 runs.

    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/imported/2013/02/ESS_SSV1Stepped-1.jpg



    Evolve_1 file, all 3 runs.
  24. S54: Dynos and Driver Impressions - VT2-500 with Evolve and ESS Files

    Dyno results tell part of the story, and so does the driving experience.
    This E46 M3 is my only car, the daily in sun, rain, and snow. Occasional HPDE, open lapping, and TT.
    Going to the dark side...
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    S54: A great thread! Can't have too many pics!...

    A great thread! Can't have too many pics!
    Looking forward to more pics and impressions of the transformation.
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