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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
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, 01:19 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
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, 09:57 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,462
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, 11:59 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 56,421
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, 07:40 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 56,421
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, 08:09 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
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, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
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, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
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, 03:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
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, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Sure. http://youtu.be/oPV16nCGVEM

Sure.

http://youtu.be/oPV16nCGVEM
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
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...
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
This is an s52 with Sunbelt cams, 10.5: rotating...

This is an s52 with Sunbelt cams, 10.5: rotating assy, headers, m50 manifold, Stage 2 head, 24lb injectors, internet tune vs live on a dynoject. Can't wait to see what the ITB'S will do on the 2.5 :(...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-03-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Don't think it will be quite that simple....

Don't think it will be quite that simple. Accelerator enrichment will be needed since the air is available to the valve immediately, but at least with the MAF, the ECU will have something to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-03-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
The ECU has no idea how much load is on the...

The ECU has no idea how much load is on the engine. In stock form, deleting the MAF causes the stock ECU to go to a default MAF table. Now that there is 6 throttles, the engine "gulps" a ton of air...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-03-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Having custom filters made that go over the...

Having custom filters made that go over the trumpets. Also got some shorter throttles and planning out a plenum with trumpets inside to utilize the MAF.

I am very surprised/pleased with the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Fresh cold start and drive around the block....

Fresh cold start and drive around the block. OBD1, still MAF delete on a 413 red label...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFMAlmcy_QA
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Car was on the lift and inspected before first...

Car was on the lift and inspected before first test drive. Bad RR wheel bearing and one almost done trans mount, motor mounts held a 4' pry bar. Don't know after the hooning, but will say all mounts...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
After a couple hours tuning, the engine mount is...

After a couple hours tuning, the engine mount is torn in half. Oh well.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By ForcedFirebird
engine mounts are hating life. ...

engine mounts are hating life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49TxkWyf7BA
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-16-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
Posted By ForcedFirebird
http://i448.photobucket.com/albums/qq202/Forced_Fi...

http://i448.photobucket.com/albums/qq202/Forced_Firebird/Random%20crap/1506552_637783812936723_1294284446_n_zpsd977f5ca.jpg...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Oh, also bought an e36 BOOO! Well, traded my...

Oh, also bought an e36 BOOO! Well, traded my wife's minivan for it - just because my friend is a rep for a major ITB company and always wanted a car with ITB's. Car is a in rough shape, but my shop...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Thanks for the wishes. Not new to cage...

Thanks for the wishes.

Not new to cage building/design, just never bought a bender until now. We have 3 cage builds going on in the shop right now. One is a purchased kit, the other 2 are being...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 56,654
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Still using the sedan for DE. Going for...

Still using the sedan for DE. Going for Competition License.

http://i448.photobucket.com/albums/qq202/Forced_Firebird/Delphin%204dr/HMSreadytogoout_zpsa5523b81.jpg...
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