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Forum: Performance 08-08-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By nivo
Finished Flanges: ...

Finished Flanges:
http://www.e46turbo330ci.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/IMG_0570.jpeg
Forum: Forced Induction 07-24-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,505
Posted By nivo
M54 Intake Manifold Flanges

Here is a picture of the CNC machined M54 intake manifold flanges.
I had these made so the M54 guys can create custom intake manifolds. :thumbup:
...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-03-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,505
Posted By nivo
Wiring diagram for the unichip to the MS45 DME. ...

Wiring diagram for the unichip to the MS45 DME.
This is the most detailed diagram you will find for the E46. I made this after wiring mine up.
this diagram does not yet have the DISA control and...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,505
Posted By nivo
If anyone needs, I can get the aluminum CNC...

If anyone needs, I can get the aluminum CNC intake manifold flanges (http://www.e46turbo330ci.com/?p=1511) made now.

Also, OBDII read/write of MS43, MS45 DME...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 76,287
Posted By nivo
time to make a custom engraving on the kit...

time to make a custom engraving on the kit somewhere.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 76,287
Posted By nivo
I bought mine when? Feb/March 2012? Been in since...

I bought mine when? Feb/March 2012? Been in since and still works like new. No problems at all. :thumbup:
Forum: Performance 05-29-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By nivo
interested?:)

interested?:)
Forum: Performance 05-25-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By nivo
Free bump up for those interested in custom...

Free bump up for those interested in custom making their own manifolds.
Forum: Performance 05-24-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By nivo
Exclamation M54 Specific CNC intake manifold flanges - Interest

Hey guys the past few years I have been working on items for the M54 in which will be going into my car but are/will be available to others. Drive shaft, intake manifold flange, leather custom...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-09-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,505
Posted By nivo
Got to almost finishing off the wiring schematic...

Got to almost finishing off the wiring schematic for the Unichip to the E46.

I still need to add the DISA control portion, Vanos control and Meth Injection control.

It is lots of work so far...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-02-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,505
Posted By nivo
RTABS, AKG Steering coupler and C Pillar covering

I got busy replacing the Rear tension arm bushings (thanks Chad for the tool use) with Rogue engineering black polyurethane versions on 9/6/2012.

Also did the AKG steering coupler, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By nivo
The passengers side is where the fuel pump is at.

The passengers side is where the fuel pump is at.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 76,287
Posted By nivo
Works so far in 22 degree weather. And about the...

Works so far in 22 degree weather. And about the no seal/vacuum leak. within the internal structure of the intake manifold, as long as it is within the inside the intake manifold it is not much of a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By nivo
And I am sure the lincoln uses Platinum plugs...

And I am sure the lincoln uses Platinum plugs correct?

If you bench test plugs as much as I have you get to see and know how they end up working, I also have helped develop spark plugs on certain...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By nivo
They work just fine. Best spark plugs are one...

They work just fine.
Best spark plugs are one with silver for lowest resistance, Iridium lasts long and that is why it is used. It has a higher resistance then silver but they offset this with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By nivo
The 4 ground electrode Plugs are especially made...

The 4 ground electrode Plugs are especially made for 100k mile intervals.:thumbup:

On tests that have been done each electrode has about 25k in them so 4 of them would be 100k or close to before...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 76,287
Posted By nivo
This is the part that flattens: ...

This is the part that flattens:
http://c1552172.r72.cf0.rackcdn.com/234818_x800.jpg

Mine was there but flattened.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By nivo
those units have a horrible GUI. these are...

those units have a horrible GUI.

these are OEM fit.
http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavinsolutions/bmw-stereo-navigation-units-and-accessories/bmw-e46-3-series/

Personally I went this route:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By nivo
Looks like a good burn.

Looks like a good burn.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By nivo
definitely go with a different brand if those...

definitely go with a different brand if those keep doing the same. I had bought some ebay rotors and they were fine all the way until a long track day then the right front warped some.
rotors warp...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By nivo
Read my site, and do not buy that kit, the turbo...

Read my site, and do not buy that kit, the turbo alone will most likely last like 100-300 miles before the seals go.

the manifold you can buy for $140, the piping for $100-$200 the rest is up to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By nivo
Once completely dead a 100% discharged battery...

Once completely dead a 100% discharged battery will need a slow charge to bring it back. 24-36 hours is not uncommon but sometimes they are just too far gone.
might want to check the battery with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,168
Posted By nivo
The amazing thing is that this is a common thing...

The amazing thing is that this is a common thing on some BMWs, while other cars get scrapped with over 300k miles and not one issue.

The pump as tested by some manufacturers is by run time hours...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 76,287
Posted By nivo
The DISA has a silicone non replaceable seal that...

The DISA has a silicone non replaceable seal that flattens as you know. When I did a pressure test/vacuum test on my intake manifold system, air quickly started to leak through there with the OEM...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6,077
Views: 1,026,204
Posted By nivo
Some pics of the cars

Some pics of the cars
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