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Forum: Off Topic Lounge Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By e30davie
I think it would be only be appropriate that the...

I think it would be only be appropriate that the the next wonderwoman is a wonderman.
Forum: Car Audio & Electronics 07-14-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By e30davie
Is this magical luke box just a box that fits in...

Is this magical luke box just a box that fits in an e30? Maybe there is a market for a Dave box.
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By e30davie
Years ago i remember seeing an interview with an...

Years ago i remember seeing an interview with an engineer working on autonomous cars, and he was basically saying he can program it to do whatever we want, but its not the engineers decision as to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By e30davie
I think the big issue is the idea of programming...

I think the big issue is the idea of programming morality into these cars. Often derived from the trolley problem thought experiment.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolley_problem

If a person...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,771
Posted By e30davie
Who is paying? Me paying - the cheapest...

Who is paying?

Me paying - the cheapest choice, someone else paying: the most expensive choice.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 07-06-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By e30davie
Yer my rear konis did the same. Dont appear to be...

Yer my rear konis did the same. Dont appear to be gas charged.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 07-05-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By e30davie
You got the correct throw out bearing carrier? I...

You got the correct throw out bearing carrier? I have previously had troubles using a gearbox designed for dual mass flywheel flywheel with a single mass flywheel. Not enough throw as something was...
Forum: Exhaust 07-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By e30davie
"They didn't give me an estimate before doing the...

"They didn't give me an estimate before doing the work. " They saw you coming it seems, A bit dishonest, but unfortunately that's how the world is. If they did yours ASAP which required them to take...
Forum: M20 06-29-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By e30davie
Hows the AFRs? if you are pouring fuel in and...

Hows the AFRs? if you are pouring fuel in and running rich as i suppose it could get past the rings and then come out your dipstick.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-27-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By e30davie
Bit hard to tell what the actual failure mode is...

Bit hard to tell what the actual failure mode is there. are they relying on that weld you have pointed out to take the full force of the front suspension?

On DIY coilovers i have been involved...
Forum: General Technical 06-24-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By e30davie
I assume he means the sensor plugs on the wheels...

I assume he means the sensor plugs on the wheels them selves. There are wheel speed sensors on each wheel.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-24-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By e30davie
In theory the bigger the shock the better. More...

In theory the bigger the shock the better. More oil, better cooling, more consistent valving over time. If you have money for an s50, why you no put proper suspension in?
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 06-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By e30davie
How long since it was running? Id suggest,...

How long since it was running?

Id suggest, do a compression test. and see what its like. You can do it out of the car, just make sure it has oil. and put it on an old tyre or something. Done it...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-23-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By e30davie
If it hasn't been corner weight...

If it hasn't been corner weight ballanced......why can't you you just adjust the heights so they are equal heights both side?
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-23-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By e30davie
"coilovers" as in adjustable height?

"coilovers" as in adjustable height?
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-20-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By e30davie
Why do you want adjustable height? how big...

Why do you want adjustable height?

how big are your pockets? and more importantly how many dollars are in the pockets? and most importantly how many of these dollars do you want to spend on your...
Forum: Lighting 06-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By e30davie
I just unplugged the check control computer...

I just unplugged the check control computer thing....no error on the dash:)
Forum: The Project Forum 06-19-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,004
Posted By e30davie
I always wonder how shops can make money on...

I always wonder how shops can make money on conversions given the time it takes to do the job properly. Then pretty much every time i hear of one being done by a shop they do a shit job. So that...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-19-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By e30davie
See how you go. I have found on may cars in the...

See how you go. I have found on may cars in the past and the e30 that a softer spring does not necessarily mean comfort. The bouncing effect is alot less comfortable than a short sharp bump from a...
Forum: M20 06-19-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By e30davie
yer thanks for that. I should just give it a go...

yer thanks for that. I should just give it a go hey.

I was just on the war path of optimisation, so interested to see what others had done.

I was even considering trying cruise at 14.9 or even...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By e30davie
Seems to work perfectly fine for my 85 323i.

Seems to work perfectly fine for my 85 323i.
Forum: M20 06-16-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By e30davie
M20B23 - idle - AFR and timing

Hello all,

setup: M20b23 (9.8:1 comp ratio and different combustion chamber to the m20b25), MS2, LS1 coils in wastes spark (no dizzy), Closed loop idle control with PWM 2 wire idle valve.

In...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-16-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By e30davie
8641-1210sport is 430mm body length, designed to...

8641-1210sport is 430mm body length, designed to fit in oem e30 strut. (ie no a shorter body, ie no use using if you intend on cutting). The 8641-1144sport, i cant find the dimensions on this one....
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 06-13-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By e30davie
Isn't the first photo just a regular 3.0 mega...

Isn't the first photo just a regular 3.0 mega squirt with the normal db37 connector? not plug and play with m20?

With megasquirt you can make anything work with anything, I have a 3.0 board with...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By e30davie
So the car is for sale, you don't care about it...

So the car is for sale, you don't care about it but you want to put in $1000 worth of suspension?

I'm confused.
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