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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2014, 07:30 AM
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Posted By overambitious
yeah the PO was a mouse

yeah the PO was a mouse
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
by drill press i meant vertical mill. which i...

by drill press i meant vertical mill. which i have, sort of, no i don't. that's really beside the point.

"Hell, I could do most anything there is to do on a cylinder head on a husky drill press"...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
oh and no liquid ic on the radar for now. maybe...

oh and no liquid ic on the radar for now. maybe if this starts making more power than sense, then i'll build a drag car but for now its supposed to be a street car...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
hmm drill press, check. calipers, check. die...

hmm drill press, check. calipers, check. die grinder, check. torch, hammer, check, check... valve seats - $3 each. valves... at least 5 or 6 hundred :thumbdwn:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
yup, thanks for sharing this stuff. i don't want...

yup, thanks for sharing this stuff. i don't want to sound like a cheapo but i actually just wanted to spray some water vapor in it without meth, just to smooth it out. and sure we might get into...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
oh here's the clincher, top mount intercoolers...

oh here's the clincher, top mount intercoolers going to necessitate that my intake plenum does a u turn into the throttles... don't know mate... air too slow? perhaps this is making a better case...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
yeah fuel pool is what keeps me up at night......

yeah fuel pool is what keeps me up at night... moderately sized injectors with longer open duration? also i am so tempted to inject stuff into those big old vacuum ports. but wait. i should inject...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
thanks you are full of good knowledge for this......

thanks you are full of good knowledge for this... i had thrown out the upside down idea until you said you think maybe its not necessarily that bad of an idea? :confused: NOW i debate whether...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
thanks wright. i have had a breakthrough which i...

thanks wright. i have had a breakthrough which i will edit the beginning of the thread... tps plug is NOT in interference with vanos solenoid. :stupid: the vanos oil line will have to be a little...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By overambitious
creep

creep
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
if i end up going single turbo i will use...

if i end up going single turbo i will use something like an hx35. but i'm being stubborn about building twin, and i know there is a good chance that it will work but perform like a sissy. i was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
\ and as to the na/turbo situation, there is...

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and as to the na/turbo situation, there is the most to gain off of idle in an NA situation but im hoping that i will have better response and better flow with a well designed plenum

i'm going...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By overambitious
check for mouse nest somewhere in the wiring

check for mouse nest somewhere in the wiring
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
woooh deleted some amatuerish question right here...

woooh deleted some amatuerish question right here i did!

as to heat on the fuel rail though, i think this would be more beneficial than harmful. something about all those early-days' efficiency...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By overambitious
upside down ITBs for the m52?

WARNING, THE FOLLOWING THREAD DISCLOSES TOP SECRET ENGINE BUILD PLANS. DO NOT READ

hi. i've got the e46 itbs, and i've got my m52... this is a long term turbo build that i'm working on here.
...
Forum: General BMW 11-25-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,795
Posted By overambitious
sorry my last post was way off topic... ...

sorry my last post was way off topic...

here's the 2008 top gear http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaZExdTHHjY comparing the m3 to the c63, this is the first year that the m3 had a v8, so it was...
Forum: General BMW 11-25-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,795
Posted By overambitious
Not 100% sure but i infer the supremacy of the...

Not 100% sure but i infer the supremacy of the cayman is owed to weight distribution. the engine is a bit further foreward in the chassis compared to the 911, so you don't worry so much about the...
Forum: General BMW 11-24-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,795
Posted By overambitious
word on the street is that porsche didn't want to...

word on the street is that porsche didn't want to put one of their high performance 911 engines in a cayman because then the cayman would totally outperform the 911 and they weren't ready to change...
Forum: General BMW 11-23-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,795
Posted By overambitious
i personally love wagons. but that's because i...

i personally love wagons. but that's because i constantly load my car up with stuff... if you're into wagons get the c63 wagon, also the c63 has a really really beautiful exhaust option... if you...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-22-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By overambitious
well i'm almost ready to sell them individually,...

well i'm almost ready to sell them individually, though i don't know if shipping to winnipeg would be economical... thanks ill let you know if i'm gonna sell em
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-18-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By overambitious
2 hours to get a really sweet deal on an s54!!

i would totally snatch this up if i had like an extra $1000 but oh well!!

half-completed s54 swap in an e46 sedan

awesome price

...
Forum: General BMW 11-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By overambitious
i'd prefer to keep my iron block instead of going...

i'd prefer to keep my iron block instead of going to an aluminum one... so option 4 becomes augment m52 with dual vanos... swap in cams and vanos unit from an m52tu or an m54 after modifying my...
Forum: General BMW 11-17-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By overambitious
have single vanos, want double vanos

hello all.

im building an m52b28, possibly two of them... i am focusing certain aspects of this build on low end power. possibly the best thing about this engine is that peak horsepower comes in...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-05-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By overambitious
wtb: moda eb1 18 5x120

hi all

i need one Moda EB1 18" 5x120... oh i don't know if my offset is 35 or 42 (they come in both) but i don't care I'll take either :thumbup:
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 10-05-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By overambitious
oh SNAP

if i hadn't just bought a rust bucket of a 2002 that i'm not gonna get to work on for a year or two then i'd snap this up real quick

i'll check back in a week and maybe come grab it!! then i'll...
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