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    S54: +1 I spent a week on LS1tech and had to leave...

    +1

    I spent a week on LS1tech and had to leave BMW forums for a month or so because I realized how much drama there was. BMW forums have a larger diversity of members I feel (from super rich to...
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    E39: Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    E39: Car is moved to the new house, but I'm behind...

    Car is moved to the new house, but I'm behind schedule on finishing all the remodel on it. I might be able to get to the car in a few weeks, and the hard parts are done, so its just a matter of...
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    Ok, that makes sense. I forget the N54 has...

    Ok, that makes sense. I forget the N54 has fueling issues so Meth gets used as supplement anyway.
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    I think of it in the same way as a bunch of...

    I think of it in the same way as a bunch of resistors in a circuit. If you add more resistors in parallel it still reduces the overall resistance of the circuit. I'm not really understanding the...
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    Doesn't a larger core help to reduce the pressure...

    Doesn't a larger core help to reduce the pressure drop seen from having a "poor" end tank design? I mean, more area to flow = lower speed = less frictional losses right?

    I dunno that its really...
  7. S54: The biggest downside in my opinion is that the...

    The biggest downside in my opinion is that the cyclone drains the oil back to the pan, and keeps the intake clean (usually as well or better than a catch can). The catch can not draining to the oil...
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    M54: Its his flux capacitor drive shaft.

    Its his flux capacitor drive shaft.
  9. M54: I think Julio was asking if it was chevy or Ford...

    I think Julio was asking if it was chevy or Ford filter threads...as he has thr moroso chevy part on his car.
  10. Thread: HTA3794

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    S54: Yeah, .68 hutside would probably make your car a...

    Yeah, .68 hutside would probably make your car a lot more responsive. It's about the same as a T3 .83 housing, which is good for 600-700 who without issue.
  11. S54: Mert, when you post all the video's, pictures,...

    Mert, when you post all the video's, pictures, and information everyone asks of you (or hell, just 1/3 of whats asked), you will THEN, and ONLY THEN, have the right to ask for anything from anyone...
  12. Thread: HTA3794

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    S54: What I liked about the EFR turbos: Large...

    What I liked about the EFR turbos:
    Large diameter bearings (not really an issue with other turbo's, but figured this might make it last longer)
    Titanium/Ceramic turbine wheel (better transient...
  13. M54: Ok, a couple completely distinct conversations. ...

    Ok, a couple completely distinct conversations.

    Julio's car is running right now, the reason it didn't run was because he bought a used Getrag 6-speed and the shift forks were damaged, and shortly...
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    F10/F11: This. Nuclear subs have practically unlimited...

    This.

    Nuclear subs have practically unlimited power so its no big deal in that application. And the solid state functionality pays huge dividends when you need to be silent.
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    F10/F11: Yeah, I was going to say "these are used...

    Yeah, I was going to say "these are used everywhere." I learned about all this in high school.

    Peltier coolers are great, but expensive and very inefficient. They are used on nuclear subs, etc....
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    S54: I'm a bit thrown off by this statement. Not to...

    I'm a bit thrown off by this statement. Not to say there aren't other turbos that are also of great quality, but is there something you disliked about the EFR's?
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    F10/F11: BMW has been developing this for at least 8 years...

    BMW has been developing this for at least 8 years now, I read about it back in 04 for the first time and it wasn't something all that new for BMW then (it was developed somewhat) so I think what we...
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    E39: I'm not really sure. I've got his as reference:...

    I'm not really sure. I've got his as reference:
    http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-m5-e52-z8-discussion/161288-differential-rebuild-some-pics.html

    And my ring and pinion have a visible wear...
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    E39: Ok, got some pretty things today (also feel poor...

    Ok, got some pretty things today (also feel poor again, because what you don't see is the other $400 in stuff I ordered).

    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/imported/2011/09/IMAG0449-1.jpg

    This,...
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    E39: Having brakes on my daily and a place to live...

    Having brakes on my daily and a place to live (and an air conditioned garage).
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    E39: Brakes went out on my truck, and got a counter...

    Brakes went out on my truck, and got a counter back on a house I'm looking at, so not expecting to get ANYTHING done this week.
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    E39: The V8's are easier for a number of reasons, the...

    The V8's are easier for a number of reasons, the inline 6 subframe however, does force you to shove the motor way back which isn't a bad thing, but there is way less room everywhere as a result.
    ...
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    E39: Sorry I haven't responded in a while guys, got...

    Sorry I haven't responded in a while guys, got really hot, and frankly I got really burned out (and ran out of money).

    Started putting the diff together tonight, looks like I have most everything...
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    I ran a 13.239 and multiple 13.24x and .25x runs....

    I ran a 13.239 and multiple 13.24x and .25x runs. On different nights, but all before I hit 10k and started modding. Those were all with low 1.9 60's, and I had third overall on the board for stock...
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    E39: I've measured everything and am pretty sure it...

    I've measured everything and am pretty sure it all will fit. If it doesn't, I'll figure it out :)
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