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Forum: Engine 02-14-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By lpcapital
It might, but I wouldn't reuse it: it tends to...

It might, but I wouldn't reuse it: it tends to deform and the o-rings dry so it might not give you a tight oil fit.
Forum: Engine 02-14-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
IIRC on the M42 (or some of them) the check valve...

IIRC on the M42 (or some of them) the check valve is built into the plate, while on M44 is plastic and removable/replaceable...
Forum: Engine 02-14-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
Yep: you're missing the checkvalve. You need item...

Yep: you're missing the checkvalve. You need item #4 here: http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CH73&mospid=48091&btnr=11_1568&hg=11&fg=30
Forum: Induction 09-02-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,094
Posted By lpcapital
I have no technical experience in the matter, so...

I have no technical experience in the matter, so what I know is what I've learned from my father, who is a mechanical engineer. He said the stock bearing is fine, is a matter of the quality of the...
Forum: Induction 09-02-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,365
Posted By lpcapital
Way too much!!!! The name is perfect for that...

Way too much!!!! The name is perfect for that bike... eheheh
Forum: Induction 09-02-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,365
Posted By lpcapital
Joe, I figured it was you... Not many folks in CA...

Joe, I figured it was you... Not many folks in CA with a Z3 working on a DASC at the same time... eheheheh...

Knowing you got to chat with John means you got some top notch advice: he's a great...
Forum: Induction 09-02-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,094
Posted By lpcapital
I've had the same problems with my Z3 with the...

I've had the same problems with my Z3 with the pulley squeaking soon after installing them. The problem is a combination of poor bearing used by Fennel Drive and the pulley spinning a bit too fast......
Forum: Induction 09-02-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,365
Posted By lpcapital
Generally Bosch injectors are very consistent and...

Generally Bosch injectors are very consistent and there's nothing really you could do to balance them, unless as John suggest you go through a box and pick them to be close together...

Not sure...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-09-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,264
Posted By lpcapital
Chronologically this makes sense...

Chronologically this makes sense...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-08-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,264
Posted By lpcapital
I would be curios to know whether they used the...

I would be curios to know whether they used the same rear end of the ti or something custom... Also knowing what rear brakes they used could be insightful. If anyone knows German and could read...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-08-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,264
Posted By lpcapital
THE ultimate swap...

Well, not really since it came factory like this... The ///M3 Compact!!!! And among other is THE FIRST with Quad-exhaust... All from factory... Not a production car since they only made 1, but...
Forum: Engine 01-29-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
Well if you wanna go super custom way, I can sell...

Well if you wanna go super custom way, I can sell you my old oil filter housing. You just cut it to make it into a plate and weld on the fittings
Forum: Engine 01-29-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
Understandable... It would probably require some...

Understandable... It would probably require some customization. Not sure... But if you have do go that route, let me know: I still have about 2 feet of Aeroquip hose at home which I can sell you...
Forum: Engine 01-29-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
Thanks Dave. For the adapter plate it's made...

Thanks Dave.

For the adapter plate it's made by Mocal and here in the US can be bought from BAT Inc. However as designed won't fit: it's meant to go on the M42, not the M44. Apparently the...
Forum: Induction 01-27-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By lpcapital
LOL!!! On Roadfly it get's Ops'ed out... eheheheh...

LOL!!! On Roadfly it get's Ops'ed out... eheheheh

Here's fyi:
http://medias.schaeffler.de/medias/en!hp/;akYcodWzglzf?lang=en&x=9&y=8
http://www.skf.com/portal/skf/home?_requestid=2326925
Forum: Induction 01-26-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By lpcapital
What BMW idlers have you tried? I think the...

What BMW idlers have you tried?

I think the problem with the idlers is twofold. First they are crap: the seals on the bearing fails dirt gets in, grease gets out and the thing seize. The other...
Forum: Induction 01-25-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By lpcapital
Were you able to use regular 6-ers mounts? Cuz...

Were you able to use regular 6-ers mounts? Cuz AKG has bolt through, but they are advertised for 6 cylinders only and when I called they said they wouldn't fit the 4 cylinder. IE on the other hand...
Forum: Induction 01-23-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By lpcapital
Yep I was looking at your work: very nice...

Yep I was looking at your work: very nice stuff!!! Congrats
Forum: Induction 01-23-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By lpcapital
Well, the only datapoint I have is page 295 of...

Well, the only datapoint I have is page 295 of "Supercharged! Design, Testing and Installation of Supercharger Systems" by Corky Bell.

They present a supercharged Z3 M44 with a custom twin screw...
Forum: Induction 01-23-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By lpcapital
I'm still alive...

I know I haven't been posting here in a while but got too many non car related things going on that I have no time to do anything... My 1.9 is now at half service: motor mounts are shot & the stupid...
Forum: Induction 12-07-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,607
Posted By lpcapital
I wonder if that WAR chip works on our ECU or if...

I wonder if that WAR chip works on our ECU or if it's only for early models...
Forum: Engine 12-03-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
You pay for what you get, and my first concern...

You pay for what you get, and my first concern was not to have to pull over because one of the hoses came apart because of a pressure burst.

I have no clue what oil temp I was running before since...
Forum: Engine 12-03-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
That was a lot work, and I'm not looking forward...

That was a lot work, and I'm not looking forward to do it again... But everything can be done for the right price: for me that would be $1,000 per kit (all and all i spent about $800 in parts &...
Forum: Engine 12-02-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh284/lpcapital...

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh284/lpcapital/Oil%20Cooler/DSC03368.jpg

Here's a closeup of the modified thermostat sandwich plate (the filter is a Ford PH8)
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Forum: Engine 12-02-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,021
Posted By lpcapital
http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh284/lpcapital...

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh284/lpcapital/Oil%20Cooler/DSC03362.jpg

I had to modify the alternator bracket a bit to be able to clear the elbows:
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