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  • 07-09-2010, 04:02 AM
    blackie

    Re:my BMW e46 318i can't reach 140km/h

    my BMW e46 318i can't go up to 140km/h.it only stop at 110km/h.I did my minior service last month ie(changing oils, spark plugs all filters)What could be the problem
  • 06-25-2010, 01:16 PM
    hoscarnag

    herky-jerkys(yo-yos) are exactly what I got when

    I put one into a heavily modded '72 Beetle.
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  • 06-18-2010, 12:45 PM
    Stinger9

    sorry, above is wrong keystroke!

  • 06-18-2010, 12:44 PM
    Stinger9

    Re: ~49K. It's been going on for probably the last

  • 06-17-2010, 11:50 AM
    reupreckt

    c'mon!






  • 06-17-2010, 11:15 AM
    ghollis_1

    ha!









  • 06-16-2010, 11:24 PM
    reupreckt

    Bimmerworld claims to have a combination

    that's great all around. I'm really wanting to hear someone that's used a LTW flywheel on the street in an equivalent car. the downside to it is the possibility of the herky-jerkys and clutch chatter.








  • 06-16-2010, 06:09 PM
    Stinger9

    Thanks for the tip, I would not have known

    which one to pick if my clutch ever wears out.
    Any other quality brands that come to mind?
  • 06-16-2010, 01:40 PM
    reupreckt

    I'm of a similar mindset. to help with DBW delay

    and the overall feel of a quicker revving motor, I'd consider it.

    In fact I hope Ghollis does it first....so that I can find out his feedback and whether it's awesome or utterly ruined the car. LOL








  • 06-16-2010, 01:38 PM
    reupreckt

    It's personal preference, certainly>

    but stock items (on pretty much any car) usually move towards isolation, whereas I prefer, within reason, a bit more tactile response. Couple that with the fact that quality aftermarket parts are often in the same price range as OEM and for some it's a no-brainer.

    My SSK in my '01 330 was far superior to the stock unit in accuracy and feel for example. A stouter clutch with more feel in the takeup would be nice too. Nothing to do with drag racing.







  • 06-16-2010, 01:29 PM
    reupreckt

    ~49K. It's been going on for probably the last

    5K miles or so, intermittently. It's a 2004 model.

    You may recall a few months back, I was asking clockboy about results of folks using a lightweight flywheel in a non-M E46. I was thinking about upgrades myself while it's apart.










  • 06-15-2010, 07:10 PM
    Stinger9

    See the HBWT clutch advice up above. That's what I

    believe too.
    I'm sure there are better clutches and pressure plates, but for the street it's probably overkill to deviate from stock. There's no real good reason to abuse the clutches in our cars. They are not drag racers, and it's a waste to treat them as such.
  • 06-15-2010, 12:54 PM
    hoscarnag

    NO...keep the stock one in place...unless you plan

    to track it a lot.
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  • 06-14-2010, 04:32 PM
    ghollis_1

    what's your mileage?









  • 06-14-2010, 04:32 PM
    ghollis_1

    LTW flywheel FTW!!! :-)









  • 06-13-2010, 02:37 PM
    reupreckt

    I meant regarding OE parts






  • 06-12-2010, 08:40 PM
    Stinger9

    53%

  • 06-12-2010, 06:36 PM
    reupreckt

    Are you kidding?






  • 06-12-2010, 06:35 PM
    reupreckt

    Same in mine bro. I think it's T/O bearing






  • 06-12-2010, 10:58 AM
    Stinger9

    Check out your Bell Curve theory; you just happen

    to be at one end of the curve.
    What do you mean by upgrade? You'll not do better than the oem clutch, pressure plate, TO bearing, etc. if you just drive normally.
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