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The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 11-18-2016, 11:41 AM
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In high school a buddy had a grand national with a huge turbo. It had a lag and was INSANE when the boost came on. It was the most fun I've ever had, until we crashed........
Well you guys were ok right? sounds like a hell of a car. I love Grand Nationals. They're so sleeper to today's youth. They have no idea wtf it is.

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I have a ZHP in relatively good shape with 164,00 miles, and I've been kicking around the idea of boosting it with a supercharger.

What do you guys recommend for me?
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Old 11-18-2016, 01:28 PM
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For speed and who knows what'll happen? Technique tuning

Thanks!
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Old 11-18-2016, 01:44 PM
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Np!

To make you feel any better. I had 200k plus miles on a supercharged 330i motor. Ran fine.
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Old 11-18-2016, 02:15 PM
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Np!

To make you feel any better. I had 200k plus miles on a supercharged 330i motor. Ran fine.

That's good to hear!

By the way, I was wondering if you had any opinions of ESS Tuning?
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Old 11-18-2016, 02:23 PM
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That's good to hear!

By the way, I was wondering if you had any opinions of ESS Tuning?
ESS is a good kit also. Just harsher on the motor being that it's a twin screw supercharger and not a centrifugal.
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ESS is a good kit also. Just harsher on the motor being that it's a twin screw supercharger and not a centrifugal.

Good to know! Thanks for that info!
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Old 11-18-2016, 02:30 PM
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Good to know! Thanks for that info!
Of course, np. Hopefully you choose the right one for your needs. If I had a ZHP with that many miles and I was seeking a faster car. I'd keep the ZHP the way it was and just buy another car to mess with on the side.
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Old 11-18-2016, 03:19 PM
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Of course, np. Hopefully you choose the right one for your needs. If I had a ZHP with that many miles and I was seeking a faster car. I'd keep the ZHP the way it was and just buy another car to mess with on the side.

Good point!!
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Take your car to VAC Motorsports with a duffel bag full of cash and tell them you want your car to be faster than an M4.

True story: I'm not as fast as an M4, but I'm very, very close.
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Old 11-22-2016, 10:16 AM
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True story: I'm not as fast as an M4, but I'm very, very close.


Cool! Will check out!! Thanks
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Old 11-22-2016, 10:37 AM
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Take your car to VAC Motorsports with a duffel bag full of cash and tell them you want your car to be faster than an M4.

True story: I'm not as fast as an M4, but I'm very, very close.
haha that's one way to do it. Or get a 335 and go single turbo!
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Old 12-01-2016, 02:21 PM
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Here's an update.

Custom charge pipe is almost done. Just has to be cleaned up a bit. Got a 50mm tial flang on it for the blow off valve.

All that's left now is. Connect charge pipe, TMAP sensor, intercooler and flash car.

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Old 12-02-2016, 02:08 PM
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Old 12-02-2016, 04:06 PM
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I guess the toilet bowl mounts to that large flange at the top of the pic ?


















That`s some seriously nice plumbing !
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Looking good!
Thanks man!

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Can't wait to see it finished
Me either lol. It's VERY close.

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I guess the toilet bowl mounts to that large flange at the top of the pic ?


















That`s some seriously nice plumbing !
Haha. The large hole on top is for the 50mm tial blow off valve. There's also a water/meth bung in just in case.
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Old 12-09-2016, 11:14 AM
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Update: Running ignition cables, turbo solenoid cable/ECU cables behind the ignition coils. So it's further away from the turbo. I will be covering the cables in heat shielding as well.
Also had to cut engine cover to fit back over. Should still look pretty clean and "oem"
All that's left now is. Connect new power steering reservoir, run coolant hose to new coolant tank, bolt up charge pipe and intercooler.


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I should get the charge pipe today or tomorrow....

Then I have to finish the car by Thursday night for a car show. Cutting it close....
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It looks great. Still not sure how you plan to close the hood.........I know you said it will, but it doesn't look like it will. I bet that spot on your hood gets hot as you know where
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Old 12-12-2016, 01:57 PM
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It looks great. Still not sure how you plan to close the hood.........I know you said it will, but it doesn't look like it will. I bet that spot on your hood gets hot as you know where
I'll make a video of how it closes. It's CLOSE but it closes. My plan as well is to get the gtr style hood for more clearance plus the hood vents will help with keeping the turbo cooler.
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I'll make a video of how it closes. It's CLOSE but it closes. My plan as well is to get the gtr style hood for more clearance plus the hood vents will help with keeping the turbo cooler.
Yea, I'd think a gtr hood would be a good idea. I'm jealous
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Yea, I'd think a gtr hood would be a good idea. I'm jealous
I'd paint it for sure so it's not some random CF hood on the car... although I already have CF front lip, diffuser and trunk lip.... will see.
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I'd paint it for sure so it's not some random CF hood on the car... although I already have CF front lip, diffuser and trunk lip.... will see.
Might I suggest painting all but the vents? I think leaving parts of the carbon fiber exposed is slick.
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Might I suggest painting all but the vents? I think leaving parts of the carbon fiber exposed is slick.
That would be the plan for sure.

I'll get a video today of opening and closing the hood
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