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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Thanks! The m20 tune still needs work, we just...

Thanks! The m20 tune still needs work, we just decided to stop tuning when we have to change injectors anyways. IT will be a fair bit smoother when finished :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
It's on the graph :) 170wtq@2500RPM! I...

It's on the graph :)

170wtq@2500RPM!

I laid the graph over one I had from a baseline pull. This m20 vs an s52 with VAC stage 2 head, Sunbelt cams, headers, M50 manifold, 10.5:1 forged slugs,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
The Delphin coupe is long gone. Cut a bunch of...

The Delphin coupe is long gone. Cut a bunch of good metal off it. After my dad wrecked the sedan, I changed my mind on bringing the coupe back and had the sedan repaired and painted. It's going to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 84,568
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Good job mochashome :) Glad the input helped....

Good job mochashome :) Glad the input helped. While yes, this is a long thread, but if you posted anytime early on, then you would see the comments as they come in.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-17-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
It was awesome. The families had such a great...

It was awesome. The families had such a great time. Put a cam on the door bar for some reactions. They look scared, but they went in multiple cars, most had 4-5 rides by the end of the weekend.
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-16-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
http://i448.photobucket.com/albums/qq202/Forced_Fi...

http://i448.photobucket.com/albums/qq202/Forced_Firebird/KRFL%202015/DSC_0197_zpsyxxakfz5.jpg (http://s448.photobucket.com/user/Forced_Firebird/media/KRFL%202015/DSC_0197_zpsyxxakfz5.jpg.html)
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-16-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Here's a preview. Need to go through all the...

Here's a preview. Need to go through all the pics, just grabbed a couple of my favorites. Such a wonderful event, can't wait for the next one.
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-16-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
We are donating the livery of the e30 race car to...

We are donating the livery of the e30 race car to the "Kids Racing For Life" foundation. We painted the car white to be blank canvas. The kids will get to take rides in the car, then we will open...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-08-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Got the sedan frame pulled. Got to get it to the...

Got the sedan frame pulled. Got to get it to the body guy and get the cage in it still. Difficult to work on my own cars...

Ended up using the chump car again. Also uploaded footage of the last...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-08-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By ForcedFirebird
The m20 loves boost. This is a turbo build we...

The m20 loves boost. This is a turbo build we just finished at my shop. 2.7 1988 SETA engine with just a stock refresh, o-ringed block and ARP head studs (295whp, 312wtq, 13psi)...
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,051
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Never had to pull on on a v8. Looking at diagrams...

Never had to pull on on a v8. Looking at diagrams and pics, it appears the v8 has 8 bolt holes, this has 6.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Turned out the old tank had buildup on the inside...

Turned out the old tank had buildup on the inside and was washing down with the fresh fuel causing clogs and killing the pump. Took the car out for a few sessions 2 weeks ago with a fresh tank in it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-16-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
The suit is a life saver for sure. Forgot to...

The suit is a life saver for sure.

Forgot to update the thread. Passed the Competition Evaluation. Was pretty impressed with my egress test. We have to be suited up and exit the car via the door...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Spec e30. The car is built very under class (It's...

Spec e30. The car is built very under class (It's a chumpcar), all good, though, just happy to be part of the group.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-26-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Correct. There's a cooler in the trunk full of...

Correct. There's a cooler in the trunk full of ice water and gets pumped through my shirt. This was an endurance race last weekend. 14hrs of Sebring, 4 drivers taking 2 hour stints. Even though it's...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
All systems go! For anyone still following this...

All systems go! For anyone still following this thread, the car in the OP will be competing in Spec e30 for 2015 :)

Finally getting a nationally recognized race license providing I pass the NASA...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 07-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,344
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Yeah, because they think they are going to win...

Yeah, because they think they are going to win the race on the first corner!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 84,568
Posted By ForcedFirebird
The first time I tried Elastomeric was in about...

The first time I tried Elastomeric was in about 2009(?) on my personal m20 powered e30 car that had the cork gasket fail and blow my oil all over the highway. Got the car back to the shop, on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 84,568
Posted By ForcedFirebird
So, you are basing this post on assumption, and...

So, you are basing this post on assumption, and have not done the job?

I own an Indy BMW repair/performance shop and have done hundreds of BMW oil pan gaskets, and I will agree with you on one...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-24-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Testing the car in post #327. It made is 1.5hr in...

Testing the car in post #327. It made is 1.5hr in a 14hr race at Daytona, put a used bottom end in it (rebuilt the head), and we lost oil pressure after just over an hour of testing :( Back to the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-04-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,417
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Made a short video. ...

Made a short video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4nXiSMcY4o&feature=youtu.be
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-03-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,417
Posted By ForcedFirebird
That's everything stock but the ITB's and I made...

That's everything stock but the ITB's and I made a chip to match. Seeing they were rated 180 at the crank, 177 at the wheels isn't bad. Took 34 pulls and two rolling road (for part throttle) to get...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-03-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,417
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Not too bad for a 200k + mile bone stock b25. ...

Not too bad for a 200k + mile bone stock b25.


http://i448.photobucket.com/albums/qq202/Forced_Firebird/itbm50b25dyno_zpsa8d5f25d.jpg...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,417
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Sure. http://youtu.be/oPV16nCGVEM

Sure.

http://youtu.be/oPV16nCGVEM
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-16-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,912
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Good day playing with e30's. This one is a built...

Good day playing with e30's. This one is a built swap, tuned it on the dyno, he had a mail order chip for an s52 with Sunbelt cams, m50 manifold, headers, 3.5" maf etc...
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