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Forum: Lounge 05-27-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 349
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Posted By EtherD5
I’m not a namer of cars in the traditional sense....

I’m not a namer of cars in the traditional sense. Mine are somehow genderless and both genders at the same time. I don’t have a name for my ti yet, but my 540 is “Mr. Bigstuff” and my e30 is “bad...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-26-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
I havenít updated in a while because Iíve been...

I havenít updated in a while because Iíve been having crazy troubles with the transmission. When I got everything up and running I took it for a test drive and it wouldnít shift into fourth gear. It...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-23-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Now that sounds serendipitous!

Now that sounds serendipitous!
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-23-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Thanks friend! I just omitted the secondary...

Thanks friend!

I just omitted the secondary air pump because it goes where the battery is in the ti. The downstream o2 sensors are still hooked up, but not sure if they do anything at this time....
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-12-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Now for the real... It certainly needs new...

Now for the real... It certainly needs new brakes, it certainly needs four shocks, and it certainly needs all of the front suspension replaced.

I also need to figure out my cooling fan situation,...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-12-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Oh, hey guys. Yeah nothingís going on around...

Oh, hey guys. Yeah nothingís going on around hereÖ Except driving my new TI! Slammed a quick n dirty tailpipe on it this afternoon, tied up the last of the crucial loose ends and drove that little...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 04-11-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By EtherD5
A friend of mine is a dealer technician and he...

A friend of mine is a dealer technician and he brought his laptop over, hooked into the 20 pin connector and aligned the EWS. It was super simple and took about 10 minutes. He used DIS to do it.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-10-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Got the new FPR in and it still wouldnít run. It...

Got the new FPR in and it still wouldnít run. It sounded like it was trying to hit on 3 cylinders while cranking. So I decided it had something to do with fuel. I took the injector harness apart to...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 04-08-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By EtherD5
Hey pal. I’m in the midst of a m52 swap on mine....

Hey pal. I’m in the midst of a m52 swap on mine. Welcome and good luck to you!
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-06-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Alright! They DO exist! @GotSWoo, Yessir...

Alright! They DO exist!

@GotSWoo, Yessir the harness was just fine! Thanks again!! My fuel pressure regulator is on the rail in the ti and the donor. And coincidentally, I’m replacing it because...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-05-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By EtherD5
Yeah, that looks just about perfect to me.

Yeah, that looks just about perfect to me.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
FYI, feel completely free to comment in this...

FYI, feel completely free to comment in this thread. Itís pretty boring in here when itís just me updating. I like a good dialogue and I wouldnít mind meeting a couple of you. I understand thereís...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-03-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
The transmission cooler lines can be finagled so...

The transmission cooler lines can be finagled so that they attach to the ti’s cooler. Also had to take the transmission linkage bracket from the 318ti trans so the selector mechanism would mount up...
Forum: Suspension 03-31-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,017
Posted By EtherD5
Nice. Thanks for the updates.

Nice. Thanks for the updates.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-30-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Do not taunt happy fun ball.

Do not taunt happy fun ball.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-30-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
My dealer-tech friend Dillon came over today and...

My dealer-tech friend Dillon came over today and made the magic happen with his laptop and DIS program. First turn of the key she spang to life. Now to hook up all the hoses and make an exhaust. Then...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-29-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
I’ve been doing research about how to align ews....

I’ve been doing research about how to align ews. There are a few potential solutions. I could just buy a flashed dme, I could use INPA to align them, and I found an app a person made over on...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Hooked up the driveshaft yesterday and it seems...

Hooked up the driveshaft yesterday and it seems to be ok. Not too tight, but we’ll find out on the test drive. I feel like the worst case scenario would be that maybe the 328I motor mounts are...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-25-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Well there ya go! Itís in. I used some m50 mount...

Well there ya go! Itís in. I used some m50 mount arms and the m44 rubber mounts (the 528i ones DO NOT work). The transmission cross member has a set of holes an inch offset from the ones it was in...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-24-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
New intake and valve cover gaskets, new coolant...

New intake and valve cover gaskets, new coolant T-pipe, thermostat, and associated gaskets. Then I cleaned it up a bit.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-24-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Had some proper bro-time in the shop yesterday....

Had some proper bro-time in the shop yesterday. Pulled the intake off and the old wire harness, and installed the new harness. Now I feel like I want to clean the motor real nice like. As much as I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-23-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Back in the shop today. Got a bro coming over to...

Back in the shop today. Got a bro coming over to help. GotSWoo sent my new harness (beautiful condition and fast shipping). It arrived yesterday and I’ll be swapping that in and working on slamming...
Forum: Suspension 03-23-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,017
Posted By EtherD5
What I know is, it’s almost always best to go...

What I know is, it’s almost always best to go with the expensive ones like Bilstein or Koni if you’re going to keep the car for life. If you know that you will not have that car longer than A couple...
Forum: Suspension 03-21-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,017
Posted By EtherD5
Looking forward to your review. Mine are leaky...

Looking forward to your review. Mine are leaky too.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,444
Posted By EtherD5
Been slacking on the project whilst working and...

Been slacking on the project whilst working and waiting on parts. This upcoming weekend looks real good weather-wise, so I’ll make up for it.
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