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Yesterday, 01:22 PM
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Doh! (Palm to forehead) I knew I was forgetting...

Doh! (Palm to forehead) I knew I was forgetting something. Thanks Yupetc. If you're following the recommendations above concerning an OCC and Seafoam/intake cleaner I recommend walnut blasting every...
06-29-2019, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Clean install on the OCC. Nicely done!

Clean install on the OCC. Nicely done!
06-28-2019, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Your old bold pilots comment reminds of a funny...

Your old bold pilots comment reminds of a funny sign at an airport FBO next to the mens urinal.
"Those with short stacks or low manifold pressure... Please take one step forward.
Thanks,
The...
06-24-2019, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

The upper is the hood switch and the lower is a...

The upper is the hood switch and the lower is a power distribution relay. If you disconnect the wire to the switch and look closely there are tabs that release it. Once removed you will see the...
06-21-2019, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

The low pressure fuel pump pressure is what...

The low pressure fuel pump pressure is what pushes your HPFP piston back on the fuel intake stroke. A poorly performing LPFP or clogged filter could be accelerating the failures.
06-21-2019, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Your best bet is to go Stage 2 with meth...

Your best bet is to go Stage 2 with meth injection. Not only will you get more power but reduce the chance of detonation at the same time whether your running 91 or 93 octane. Vlad made 263 at the...
06-12-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Tigger2011

The double tap to unlock is a safety feature. It...

The double tap to unlock is a safety feature. It prevents unlocking the other side automatically if someone is hiding on the other side of the car. That "Feature" annoyed me as well and was the first...
06-07-2019, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Gotcha. When I read the post I thought the...

Gotcha. When I read the post I thought the solenoid had been changed not the vanos unit as well. Oil it thinner when the engine is warm. If everything is else is good maybe consider switching to 5W40...
06-06-2019, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Gotta echo TheBigNewt. Look for a 2013-2014 JCW...

Gotta echo TheBigNewt. Look for a 2013-2014 JCW with manual trans, give it some love and enjoy. Spend some money on upgrading the driver and learn its limits. Start with tires, brake pads and SS...
06-06-2019, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Check the electrical connection on the exhaust...

Check the electrical connection on the exhaust cam position sensor. Maybe spray some contact cleaner on it and re-install. Otherwise, could be the vanos on the exhaust cam is sticking or not...
06-06-2019, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Good to see it saved and you enjoying it so much....

Good to see it saved and you enjoying it so much. I had a 2006 R50 in Nightfire Red with the Crono Pak as well and I loved it. Been keeping an eye out for another 1st gen with that instrumentation...
06-01-2019, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

I can't say with certainty since I didn't install...

I can't say with certainty since I didn't install your tune, but more than likely yes. The target for mode B is 1.4 bar (20.3 psi). If your getting much over that I'd back off the wastegate actuator...
06-01-2019, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Outstanding work. Good looking find and theres...

Outstanding work. Good looking find and theres just something so satisfying about doing the work yourself. The R50's can be very reliable and are great fun to drive. Happy Motoring
06-01-2019, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

The vast majority of Manic Stage 2 tunes I've...

The vast majority of Manic Stage 2 tunes I've installed on an S model are set to 1.5 bar (21.75 psi) for Map C. When first installed they will boost slightly higher till the ecu adapts. So I think...
05-31-2019, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

How long has the tune been installed? I'd also...

How long has the tune been installed? I'd also check your boost levels. If its over-boosting the dme can command the DV to open to protect the engine. If so check the adjustment of the wategate arm....
05-31-2019, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Factory turbo?

Factory turbo?
05-14-2019, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

If no piston damage or scoring, sounds like a...

If no piston damage or scoring, sounds like a bearing let go.
05-13-2019, 07:12 AM
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Drivetrain Clutch replacement.
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Posted By Tigger2011

Personally, I'd recommend the OSG STR single. You...

Personally, I'd recommend the OSG STR single. You can beat the hell out of it at the track and it comes back for more. Being full metallic it handles heat like no other and will last. OBW has been...
05-11-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Tigger2011

I advise against spraying it pre-turbo. Seafoam...

I advise against spraying it pre-turbo. Seafoam is roughly 80% petroleum based and 20% Isopropanol. That means it will not rapidly vaporize like methanol. As such is has the potential to pool in the...
05-10-2019, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

The S sensors are designed for 250 kPa and the...

The S sensors are designed for 250 kPa and the JCW is 300 kPa. They will however read about 10 kPa over that, so the ecu can calculate load based on boost up to about 1.6 bar and 2.1 bar.

The...
05-09-2019, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Maintaing a tuned Gen II

Haven't really seen anyone put together a best practices list for maintaining a tuned Gen II and thought the community could benefit from one. Preventative maintenance is the key to maximizing your...
04-30-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,165
Posted By Tigger2011

Something is probably loose or disconnected. The...

Something is probably loose or disconnected. The rough idle is almost certainly from a vacuum leak allowing unmetered air to enter the intake charge. We've pretty much all forgotten to connect a line...
04-29-2019, 07:19 PM
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Drivetrain Manic Stage 2 Gains
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Posted By Tigger2011

I tend to take anything another tuner says with a...

I tend to take anything another tuner says with a grain of salt. As a group we tend to be secretive and don't play well with others. Learning to tune properly is expensive and takes years to learn so...
04-29-2019, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Had to remove the lower crash bar on my 2012 JCW...

Had to remove the lower crash bar on my 2012 JCW to get the Helix installed. Once installed though the lower crash bar went back on with no modifications. It just refused to fit with both upper and...
04-26-2019, 01:12 PM
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Drivetrain Transmission issues
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Posted By Tigger2011

Sweet bit of kit :thumbsup: When I replaced my...

Sweet bit of kit :thumbsup: When I replaced my shifter with the Cravenspeed short shifter I also used their box which sits lower and comes with billet aluminum bushings to replace the soggy rubber...
04-10-2019, 09:17 AM
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Views: 624
Posted By Tigger2011

I installed the Phormula KS-3 knock sensor before...

I installed the Phormula KS-3 knock sensor before revising my Stage 3. A standalone knock sensor gives me some peace of mind. It's my daily driver so reliability is important to me. Pushing over...
04-04-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

The connectors are made by a company called...

The connectors are made by a company called NORMA. Unfortunately, the numbers on the side of the connectors are not very helpful as they are the same PA12-GF30 on the locking ring and PA12-GF20 on...
03-29-2019, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

You should have no issues with boost spike going...

You should have no issues with boost spike going catless. It's common on Subaru's but BMW's control method is different. The racechip is the wildcard. Normally with the stock tune you lose a little...
03-29-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Yep those are the front control arm rear...

Yep those are the front control arm rear bushings. I'm running the 25mm hollow on the rear as well. Car seems pretty happy on the mid setting. I'm planning to upgrade the rest of the bushings (purple...
03-28-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Still playing catch up after vacation but wanted...

Still playing catch up after vacation but wanted to follow up on the poly control arm bushings. Absolutely love the change and how it tightened the front end up. As you can see from the pictures I...
03-27-2019, 08:18 PM
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Views: 6,952
Posted By Tigger2011

Two of these :thumbsup: :thumbsup: WAY up!

Two of these :thumbsup: :thumbsup: WAY up!
03-24-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Haha no problem. If you're going to own an...

Haha no problem. If you're going to own an English car you have to be prepared to roll up your sleeves sometimes. At least we don't have to adjust the valves lash or use a manometer to adjust the...
03-20-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Hey Chris Apparently Vlad was listening when I...

Hey Chris
Apparently Vlad was listening when I mentioned that I wasn't planning on changing the bushings till the engine swap. It seems he didn't like that answer and decided to give me another...
03-15-2019, 09:33 PM
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Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Thanks for the info OBW. Well your timing looks...

Thanks for the info OBW. Well your timing looks pretty good. Twelve degrees at 5,400 and I assume about 28 psi @ 10.5:1. Not sure what you were injecting meth wise, but if about 600 cc/min those...
03-09-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

You did better than I do when trying to type...

You did better than I do when trying to type sleepy. Usually comes out as gibberish lol. I decided to hold off on changing the bushings out until I swap the motor. That will save me an extra...
02-28-2019, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

+1 For Aquamist. A little more expensive and...

+1 For Aquamist. A little more expensive and slightly more complex install. However, it's proven to be extremely reliable, has the built in failsafe to protect your engine in case of failure or...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-22-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Tigger2011

With the ignition on but the engine not running...

With the ignition on but the engine not running the injector will not fire. If its spraying fuel the injector is stuck open. Replace it. I'd change all 4 along with the fuel filter myself.
02-22-2019, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Good idea. Its a terrible thing having dirty...

Good idea. Its a terrible thing having dirty balls.
02-17-2019, 11:18 AM
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Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

I really like the design specs on the Fortune...

I really like the design specs on the Fortune Autos. I believe they're up to the seventh generation design now so I can only assume they've gotten even better. Very customizable and their customer...
02-16-2019, 12:32 PM
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Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

APR oil catch can arrived. Had to determine where...

APR oil catch can arrived. Had to determine where I wanted to mount it since I also have to mount an air pump. It's a nice unit but has one flaw. Here's a picture of the internal baffling.
...
02-16-2019, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Tigger2011

Before ripping to much apart I'd disconnect the...

Before ripping to much apart I'd disconnect the flow sensor cable going into the controller, then reconnect it. Could just be sit-itis at the connector.
02-01-2019, 01:27 PM
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Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Yea, those boys at Real St. are quick off the...

Yea, those boys at Real St. are quick off the mark. Got these in the mail today.
...
02-01-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Finished configuring and verified the timing...

Finished configuring and verified the timing circuit on the bench. When the trigger signal is applied the output is active for 10 seconds (timer 1) then shuts off. Then it activates again for 60...
01-31-2019, 05:46 PM
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Views: 889
Posted By Tigger2011

NICE build! 1,000,000 extra bonus points for the...

NICE build! 1,000,000 extra bonus points for the above.
"If you ain't on three tires, your not going fast enough."
01-28-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,139
Posted By Tigger2011

Fantastic job Kr4nG. Some say anything is...

Fantastic job Kr4nG. Some say anything is possible with enough time and money. I'd say ingenuity can make up for a fair amount of either. Bravo sir. Bravo!
01-28-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Thanks. I'll definitely keep you in mind.

Thanks. I'll definitely keep you in mind.
01-26-2019, 01:29 PM
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Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Generally speaking higher compression increases...

Generally speaking higher compression increases thermal efficiency which means slightly better mpg in NA operation and can increase throttle response. In real world application the difference between...
01-25-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

I'm keeping the bore stock at 77mm because I want...

I'm keeping the bore stock at 77mm because I want to maximize the strength advantage of the Darton sleeves. Pistons will be 9.5:1 with anodized top ring land and moly skirt coat. Anodizing hardens...
01-23-2019, 08:30 PM
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Views: 6,952
Posted By Tigger2011

:thumbsup: .

:thumbsup: .
01-23-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,793
Posted By Tigger2011

Not a lot of updates at the moment. Mainly been...

Not a lot of updates at the moment. Mainly been stockpiling parts in spite of the odds. In early December is one of my sons birthday, followed by my father-in-laws, followed by Christmas, followed by...
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