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Old 02-08-2013, 02:30 PM
samsonnyc samsonnyc is offline
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Originally Posted by ///Brillantrot View Post
I can't really totally disagree with your disagreement. I was just looking for the easiest thing possible for him to eliminate. I once ran my e34 m5 for a number of days with my air intake set up in such a way that the MAF was making significantly incorrect readings. After I fixed it, the car still absolutely refused to run correctly, idling horribly rough, stalling and acting totally unpredictable at high rpm. I reset the ecu under the same basic theory that I suggested in my last post and the problem was completely resolved, never to resurface again. It was the lowest lying fruit, so I picked it first and it happened to work, likely saving me considerable time and money. I believe that a "confused" (via receiving unnaturally altered information over a period of time) ecu can cause fairly dramatic/noticeable issues... that may be where we disagree.
Oh this is such an important post ! Please see #258

Thank you for sharing.

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Old 02-08-2013, 03:06 PM
///Brillantrot ///Brillantrot is offline
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Originally Posted by Monsignor View Post
Welcome to the fest. Pics of that M5 bro!! Not many members here (like none) have an M5. Good to see your lurking has still proven fruitful.

So tell me, which AFM to MAF conversion kit did you use on it?

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Thank you for the welcome! The individual who owned the car previously was responsible for essentially all of the mods. Most of his work seems to be decent but his apparent penchant for high end sound systems has made some his wiring "unique." I am by no means an accomplished mechanic, so any advice I throw out there is intended to to be helpful, but is given with the goal of not having the potential of making things any worse (see my ecu reset suggestion). When things get complex, I'll always defer to those on the board with stronger credentials (95% of this forum). I'll be asking far more questions than I answer, trust me. Below is my first attempt at posting a picture. She's a 1991 M5 (3.6) with just over 64k miles.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:10 AM
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start an introduction thread if you like Mr ///Brillantrot

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