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#1 (permalink) Old 05-12-2011, 12:41 AM
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Greetings to all you can call me Dazza I have just joined your forum, I own a 1996 E36 323I auto also a 1985 E30 323I manual fully option with factory lowered suspension. I have joined your forum for some assistance and also to be of assistance if I can. I am a mechanic and have done all my own repairs on my 2 BMW's as well as others. I have just completed the M50 manifold swap and am very happy with the extra horses up top, but have noticed quite a drop in torque in the lower RPM range. I have done a lot of research on this and found not a lot of help in regards to the E36 323I for software options to remap the ECU without spending a couple of grand I have a friend in Adelaide who is willing to dyno my BMW if I can find the software to do-it and this is where I need some assistance if I can ask. I know this may appear to be rude at such a time being a new guy to your forum I hope you will forgive me I look forward to any help.

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A drop in torque output may be associated with a decrease in intake manifold velocity, best of luck!

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Welcome to the Werkz. Its always good to have another fellow Aussie on board. Hopefully someone can help you with this issue (not me though, I don't know the answer) Enjoy your time here, and where are you from?


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how you going

Loxton Riverland SA and yourself
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Ah Mildura just up the road, I have some friends at Glenwaverley is that near you
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I have only been in the Riverland since mid 2005 before that I was in Coober Pedy
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The Riverland is not a bad part of the world, definitely more water than Coober Pedy, a couple of hours to Adelaide, and some decent fishining within a stones throw.


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So what do you do in Mount Waverley I am gathering that part of the world is nice country if I am wrong please correct me
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I live here, but work in Ivanhoe. Mt Waverley & Glen Waverley are both nice established "green" suburbs, plenty of parks, trees etc


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I would say that the manifold maybe accepting MORE air without the extra fuel to burn it... Maybe get "Hotter" spark plugs too !!
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thanks for the advice can you get a hotter plug for these being Iridium
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If it was running too lean wouldn't it throw an error code from the O2 sensors?


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no error messages

hi Brettski well one would expect this but no error codes have come up
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