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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 11-04-2012, 11:51 AM
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:02 PM
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:21 PM
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Depends on the turbo Ken.


Here are the vids, looks really slow though, blah.





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Old 11-06-2012, 07:05 PM
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Nice! Yeah, it does look slow on camera, but I bet it sure felt a lot faster behind the wheel. Even though you were in the low 13s, you've got an easy 12-second car, which I consider to be quick for a street car.
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:11 PM
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Make sure you don't associate the noise at the end with my car's exhaust lol


It has 11 second power, a 12 second track, and a 13 second clutch and tires.
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:44 PM
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Make sure you don't associate the noise at the end with my car's exhaust lol


It has 11 second power, a 12 second track, and a 13 second clutch and tires.
and a camera crew that needs a tripod...

made me dizzy....but i dig very much.


with some tires and a bit of reaction time training you could be quite fast. i thought that you had an f1 set up for the clutch, tho...



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Old 11-06-2012, 07:47 PM
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F1 stage two, installed before I did any turbo stuff. IIRC correctly it's rated for 360 lbs of torque or so. I'm making plenty more than that at 20-22 psi.
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:54 PM
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gotcha...thought it was somethinglike that, but yeee-haa thatsalattatorkz...were you slipping?? or just spinning tires??



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Old 11-06-2012, 07:57 PM
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One or the other lol.

I tried to slip the clutch and keep the turbo spooling off the line on my last run and that's when it really died.

I did do 20 something runs and the car had ZERO issues other than the clutch.

Motor and turbo kit will be removed soon and sold for new turbo parts.

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Old 11-06-2012, 08:19 PM
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One or the other lol.

I tried to slip the clutch and keep the turbo spooling off the line on my last run and that's when it really died.

I did do 20 something runs and the car had ZERO issues other than the clutch.

Motor and turbo kit will be removed soon and sold for new turbo parts.

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Old 11-10-2012, 03:52 PM
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Turbo, injectors, tune, MAF, wastegate, bov, intercooler, exhaust, piping, couplers, Tranny, clutch.

Nuttin really lol.

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Old 11-11-2012, 10:40 PM
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Why don't you sell the motor with the turbo bolted to it?

New turbo top mount? Still trying to find a 6sp?

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Old 11-12-2012, 04:02 AM
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It's just an M50 with oil leaks and a leaking hg and S50 cams lol. Nobody wants that.

I want 6 speed meow so I can drop it in together.

Yes top mount turbo.

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Old 11-20-2012, 09:19 AM
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Help?

Ive been reading through all of this and I'm new to turbos. I still havent decided whether I want to turbo an M50 or an M20 engine. I like the M50's much better. I have a question about what i need to physically run the turbo system. I understand the hardware, but as far as tuning, can I get a chip to plug into the DME (OBD I) and then I'm set to go? I don't know how that controls spark advance/retard and fuel. Do I need to get a piggyback ECM or do I need a complete new ECM? Also, For a turbo controller, what does that even mean/ Ive tried doing research, and even on noob forums im a bit lost. Any good books to read on the topic? Im looking at one now called "Performance Fuel Injection Systems" by Matt Cramer/Jerry Hoffmann. Its mainly for V8 systems, and everything is specific to them.

Thanks in advance. SICK car man. Very well done.
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Old 11-20-2012, 04:22 PM
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I don't know much about the M20s so I can't help you there.

Yes, if you are OBDI you just plop a chip in your factory computer. Easy as that. You'll want gauges to monitor things to make sure the tune is pretty close. As far as tuning you have many options.

TRM

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Roadkill tuning

Dunno about books, but I am looking to get into tuning sooner rather than later and I need to start reading up myself. Thanks!
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:28 PM
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just make sure that the tuning books you are reading up on are in regarding engine management, not pianos...











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Old 02-22-2013, 03:30 PM
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Evo shifter, DSSR, and clutch are here.













You can see I have the updated flywheel with the machine work already done. Of course, it came with no instructions (the clutch) or torque measurements.
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105 ft/lbs on the flywheel and 25 on the PP.


Or so I've read! You should double check.
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105 ft/lbs on the flywheel and 25 on the PP.


Or so I've read! You should double check.
From the engine swap I thought I recalled the flywheel torque setting being "grab a breaker bar and jump on it till it seems really tight"

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From the engine swap I thought I recalled the flywheel torque setting being "grab a breaker bar and jump on it till it seems really tight"

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matt, that flywheel is awesomesauce!! never saw anything like it!! essplain me...naowh!!!



btw, reading this makes me salivate all over again....this sort of thread *really* makes me pause at what i really want to do with the ti....turbo m52 w/cams, or small block swappy...


luckily, i haz plenty of time....




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Thanks df!


Uuc twin disk feramic. They haven't been out long. There are people running them with 1000 (way higher than what I'll be aiming for)

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No real updates, still need to get the 6 speed sorted out.



In the mean time, I put my shifter together.













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It's backwards. The shift lever should lean towards the pointed end of the shift arm.
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