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Forum: Engine 05-10-2018, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Nix328ti
I haven't yet... Sad. I will have to look into...

I haven't yet... Sad. I will have to look into that. The power delivery did smooth out at the top end by a lot. Sounds a lot less over spun too.

As far as power delivery it feels better but not a...
Forum: Engine 04-09-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
I did include the whole stack. I agree with what...

I did include the whole stack. I agree with what you're. It's worked fine for me but you could probably leave out stuff. It's up to you.
Forum: Engine 04-06-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
Yes. That's a good point. I should have been more...

Yes. That's a good point. I should have been more clear about that. I reread my post and realized I didn't put the size of the washer I used. It is necessary to compress the whole stack so it has to...
Forum: Engine 04-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
Thanks for prompting an update. I've been running...

Thanks for prompting an update. I've been running it since July last year (2017). No issues. I don't take it easy on the car but I haven't yet been able to get it to the track.

I've run it...
Forum: Engine 08-14-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
This is the best overview of swap challenges I've...

This is the best overview of swap challenges I've seen. Here's the link:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=584570

Your post got me really digging to find out what the swap...
Forum: Engine 08-10-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
It's as much a pain as any other swap. Mostly in...

It's as much a pain as any other swap. Mostly in the wiring, I'm guessing. Everything else should bolt right up though. I've always planned on this swap after I tire out the M52. It sure would be...
Forum: Engine 08-08-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By Nix328ti
Cool. Thanks for posting your experience.

Cool. Thanks for posting your experience.
Forum: Engine 07-13-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By Nix328ti
Yes, where I'm from is very north too. Very...

Yes, where I'm from is very north too. Very similar weather. (Minnesota). It would be great to visit your country sometime. I've been privileged to attend a number of Lithuanian choir concerts. The...
Forum: Engine 07-13-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By Nix328ti
I think this is it: ...

I think this is it:

https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2220891-m44-tapping-noise-during-acceleration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfMxiV3oudE

I've watched a video on...
Forum: Engine 07-13-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By Nix328ti
No, you're right, if it's coming from that side...

No, you're right, if it's coming from that side of the engine, then it's less likely to be an exhaust leak.

What we don't want is a rod knock and it does sound a bit like that. For now, let's put...
Forum: Engine 07-12-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By Nix328ti
It sounds like an exhaust leak. You're saying it...

It sounds like an exhaust leak. You're saying it doesn't change based on RPM??
Forum: Engine 07-12-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
Results

I've been driving on this mod for about a week now and finally had the balls to work up to running a few gears up to 7k rpm.

I figured I'd post some anecdotal observations as I have no dyno...
Forum: Engine 07-12-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,637
Posted By Nix328ti
M54b30/M52b28 cam swap

I've posted a number of times into a thread in this same (engine) forum to share the information I found for OEM cam details. In that same forum I promised to attempt swapping the M54b30 cams into my...
Forum: Engine 07-12-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,032
Posted By Nix328ti
I did the swap this past week. I swapped in...

I did the swap this past week.

I swapped in both intake and exhaust from the M54b30 into my M52b28.
I'll start a new thread to outline a couple interesting points.

One thing I got confirmation...
Forum: Suspension 09-14-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By Nix328ti
I do some caveman level alignment stuff myself;...

I do some caveman level alignment stuff myself; Usually I'll get my settings done by someone with better measuring components. I'll admit that I am a huge suspension dork, so I end up asking for...
Forum: Suspension 09-14-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By Nix328ti
WOW good point. I actually just last week tossed...

WOW good point. I actually just last week tossed my alignment spec page thinking 'I won't need this anymore' LOL. AND I would now be guessing what they were. That won't be useful to anybody...
Forum: Suspension 09-14-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By Nix328ti
Stance

Here's how it looks in practice:
Forum: Suspension 09-14-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By Nix328ti
Minor complication

One thing that didn't match up was the length of the outboard bolt. I thought it best to install it with the bolt head on the inside for better adjustment access. When I put it in that way, it...
Forum: Suspension 09-14-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By Nix328ti
Ireland Eng. Rear Camber/Toe Install

Hey TIem,

I welded in Ireland Engineering's rear adjustable rear camber/toe kit last spring. I waited to post about the install to see if it worked well. I can say, without question, it works...
Forum: Engine 09-01-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,032
Posted By Nix328ti
I've found the timing for the M54B30 cams: ...

I've found the timing for the M54B30 cams:

M54b30 // int: 240(9.7mm) // open:-6 close:66 // exh: 244(9.0mm) // open:47 close:17

That works out to these specs:

Intake Duration is 240.00...
Forum: Engine 09-01-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,032
Posted By Nix328ti
Messing with numbers

I did measure the cams and they do sort out at the expected duration/lift. The numbers I can't figure out without having them installed is the IO/IC and EO/EC numbers. Here's why that's important:
...
Forum: Engine 11-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,032
Posted By Nix328ti
I got my M54b30 cams this week. I'll get one...

I got my M54b30 cams this week. I'll get one setup on my bench and measure it. the intake definitely looks like it's easily got the 240 duration with the way the lobe looks; The lobe is fat and the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-19-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,943
Posted By Nix328ti
I figure since we are just brainstorming here,...

I figure since we are just brainstorming here, I'll continue to pollute your thread a bit. (sorry in advance) How about a remote turbo (like rear-mounted)?

One of the things I like about the Z3...
Forum: Engine 11-19-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,032
Posted By Nix328ti
BMW OEM cam specs

I had a lot of trouble finding reference for BMW OEM cam specs. I spent a number of hours researching and figured I'd compile the data into a table. Hopefully this will be useful to more people out...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-13-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,943
Posted By Nix328ti
Shoot, sorry dude, I was just throwing out an...

Shoot, sorry dude, I was just throwing out an idea for you. I have a z3 swap in my TI.
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