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      10-05-2012, 01:42 PM   #45
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That's about it.

The HPFP is only about 250 to buy now I think, where it used to be about 750. The fitting would be a couple of hours at an indy. Mine failed still in the 3yr warranty so it was changed by BMW for free (suprisingly the car had the BMS DCI, lowered suspension, JB3, M3 strut brace and NO service history on the BMW system and they still fixed it)

Wastegates can just be adjusted for a long while to get rid of any rattle, but yes if they're knackered then they need to come off.

But you can get them fixed for 200 each by Turbo Dynamics and re fitted.

Unfortunately modding is a slippery slope, and when you get that JB4 that's just the start.... goodbye dealers...
Thanks for the info doughboy, didnt realise prices had come down so far! BMW can stick their warranty then!
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Gonna buy the JB4 next week, ordering wheels this week so will have to wait! Who wants a mini meet to help me fit it lol! [im bound to screw it up]!
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Should have the car back next week Anyone fairly local with a JB4 fancy earning some beer tokens and helping me fit it? Im bound to **** it up
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Too far I'm afraid!

Have you got a garage? Just get yourself a free day, no need to rush it.

Read the instructions fully BEFORE you take the car to bits, then get good lighting, torch or work lights, small tools etc and go for it step by step.

When you've done it once, you'll wonder what all the fuss was about.
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Too far I'm afraid!

Have you got a garage? Just get yourself a free day, no need to rush it.

Read the instructions fully BEFORE you take the car to bits, then get good lighting, torch or work lights, small tools etc and go for it step by step.

When you've done it once, you'll wonder what all the fuss was about.
Been watching a few videos on youtube, it looks easier on those than on the BMS website pics. Its just knowing which plug goes into which socket that is still a bit confusing.
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Just remember the BMS instrucions (and most youtbe vids) will be on left hand drive cars.

So references to 'drivers side' or 'passenger side' (which crop up a lot) are back to front.

The ECU enclosure is on the other side of the car on LHD drive models too (i.e. on the US passenger side), and mounted the opposite way round.

Always use the engine for getting your bearings, as that is identical for RHD or LHD. (ie. exhaust side or intake side)
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How far are you from Birmingham? I could do it for you if you don't mind travelling
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How far are you from Birmingham? I could do it for you if you don't mind travelling
About a hour idnan.
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If you're up for it then I could do it for you at mine
Your a star! Will give you a shout via pm, be nice to see your car as well
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No probs mate. Would be nice if the car was running properly, I've got yet another rear suspension/diff issue
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Hey Idnan,

Sorry OT - I got my ER charge pipe fitted (full chrome polished) at the weekend, along with my old Forge DVs (refurbed after lying in the shed for 18months), set up the springs with a vacuum pump this time.

Looks the dogs I must say, and did the 15ohm mod on the JB4 - now it just hits a solid 18psi dead every time, goes like shoot!

Meth kit here and ready to go, just getting the bits to do a trunk conversion....

Sorry again to thread-jack....
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Hey Idnan,

Sorry OT - I got my ER charge pipe fitted (full chrome polished) at the weekend, along with my old Forge DVs (refurbed after lying in the shed for 18months), set up the springs with a vacuum pump this time.

Looks the dogs I must say, and did the 15ohm mod on the JB4 - now it just hits a solid 18psi dead every time, goes like shoot!

Meth kit here and ready to go, just getting the bits to do a trunk conversion....

Sorry again to thread-jack....

Did you solder the 15 ohm yourself?

What is your trunk mount made up of? Actually, you should start a new thread!!!
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Hey Idnan,

Sorry OT - I got my ER charge pipe fitted (full chrome polished) at the weekend, along with my old Forge DVs (refurbed after lying in the shed for 18months), set up the springs with a vacuum pump this time.

Looks the dogs I must say, and did the 15ohm mod on the JB4 - now it just hits a solid 18psi dead every time, goes like shoot!

Meth kit here and ready to go, just getting the bits to do a trunk conversion....

Sorry again to thread-jack....
Sounds good Mike, I did it the lazy way and just paid for the g5 conversion

Phil I'm finishing my trunk mount off either this or next weekend. I'm using a 2.25 gallon sumped tank which is rather large and reduces the size of the boot but I don't have any space on the sides of my boot above the battery/amplifier.
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Rough figures for a stock car with JB4 and a DCI ?
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Nice one

FMIC 380-390 ? would like to crack 400 but if it is too much work i will just leave it.
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Pretty sure your need downpipes to go near 400bhp...nice looking car, I'm sure your love the JB4
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Day off Tuesday so JB4 and DCI system going on. Best to stick it on map 5?
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looking forward to your review...always interesting to read first impressions...

so your car is completely standard at the moment?...
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