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      03-04-2010, 12:34 PM   #243
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He's not using it..he's using the stock snails, modified..
I think he was asking me....if he wasnt I just wrote a paragraph for nothing
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      03-04-2010, 01:06 PM   #244
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I had a 35r on my last M3 and made a fat 500whp. It really is the perfect turbo for a street driven 3 liter.

Looking forward to updates
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      03-04-2010, 01:35 PM   #245
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I had a 35r on my last M3 and made a fat 500whp. It really is the perfect turbo for a street driven 3 liter.

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its even more fun on a 3.2 liter
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      03-04-2010, 01:59 PM   #246
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jpsimon, you better not go silent for weeks on end after these things are installed. Get the money ready for the dyno now so we can see results the day or day after its installed. lol. We always have to deal with these, 'unknown complications' which generally are there to hide performance results. I think having you getting this done is our best chance at not experiencing that. Drive it during the day to let the thing adapt and throw it right on the dyno to see the tuning power of the procede. No delays! I hope it pans out.
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don't worry, I won't be dissapearing. I should be back on the dyno this coming week
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      03-04-2010, 10:22 PM   #248
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more real pics tomorrow!
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      03-04-2010, 10:27 PM   #249
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how far did you get?
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      03-04-2010, 10:35 PM   #250
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how far did you get?
this pic was from yesterday, turbos were probably off by EOD. I didn't talk to them today... so tomorrow i'll stop by and things will be much further along, i'm sure

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      03-05-2010, 02:24 AM   #251
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Sick build thread, and one of the cleanest 335s around. Can't wait to see the outcome once everything gets worked out. You'll be glad you went with EPL, great group of guys and top notch quality work.

Any chance you're going to be stopping by the shop these next couple of days?
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      03-05-2010, 09:48 AM   #252
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He's not using it..he's using the stock snails, modified..
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I think he was asking me....if he wasnt I just wrote a paragraph for nothing

Yeah, I was asking Sniz. Thanks!
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Sick build thread, and one of the cleanest 335s around. Can't wait to see the outcome once everything gets worked out. You'll be glad you went with EPL, great group of guys and top notch quality work.

Any chance you're going to be stopping by the shop these next couple of days?
Yeah the EPL guys rock, Dave is working on my car. I'll probably go down there today at some point, but I'll definitely be going down this coming week since it will be done then.
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      03-05-2010, 04:35 PM   #254
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turbos are off, new gaskets and such will be there on Monday. Then it will be put back together









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nice!!
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      03-05-2010, 04:56 PM   #256
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it has to hurt seeing your car in pieces like that
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na I know it's in good hands
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looks like fun... One thing I found funny is how EPL removed the turbos while the car was on jack stands but the shop Down4it took his car to had to "drop" the motor. Can't wait for next week to see some numbers.
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how were your stock turbos holding up?
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they're ok, no wastegate issues or anything, minimal play
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looks like fun... One thing I found funny is how EPL removed the turbos while the car was on jack stands but the shop Down4it took his car to had to "drop" the motor. Can't wait for next week to see some numbers.
and the XI has more crap in the way!
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Damn man, I didn't even get a chance to say what's up today lol. Sorry about that. Right when I showed up I went to go look at your car, but by the time I got talking to Dave, he said you were the one with the backpack that had just stepped out. Car's looking good though
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haha I didn't realize you were there, which guy were you? my car looks better when it doesn't have my painted stock winter wheels
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