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  1. "Automakers to gearheads: Stop repairing cars"

    http://www.autoblog.com/2015/04/20/automakers-gearheads-car-repairs/

    Care to comment? :angry-banghead::boxing:paddle:
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    But you are not a divorced, 50 year old, bald...

    But you are not a divorced, 50 year old, bald headed dude yet. :naughty:
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    M62: LOL, how true. I did though,get some pics with my...

    LOL, how true. I did though,get some pics with my 4.9L build of the pistons, p-n-p heads and S62 crankshaft mod. I asked several weeks ago to take some pics for me, and after about a 10 sec pause...
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    M62: Yes, I get your point. I now am having only 1...

    Yes, I get your point. I now am having only 1 shop build the engine, install it and the s/c, and tune it. And that shop is Rebello Racing.
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    M62: Thanks, much appreciated. I have read on many...

    Thanks, much appreciated. I have read on many forums some have better experiences, and some a lot worse. Hopefully, 3rd time around is the lucky charm.
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    M62: Correction: the slightly (1/1000") larger pistons...

    Correction: the slightly (1/1000") larger pistons is because the need to smooth out the Darton piston sleeves due to the water carnage. More power bump will come from more aggressive cams.
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    S85: LOL. x-Dinan, now all custom.

    LOL. x-Dinan, now all custom.
  8. S85: As opposed to negative?

    As opposed to negative?
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    M62: Update: looks like 1 Darton sleeve needs to be...

    Update: looks like 1 Darton sleeve needs to be replaced and so far, the other 7 "seem" to be ok. Am going with slighter bigger pistons and very aggressive cams and stronger valve springs with more...
  10. S85: I share your passion for BMW FI. Great build and...

    I share your passion for BMW FI. Great build and good luck in the Moscow Mile.
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    E.S.S.=ess not going to beat a TT.

    E.S.S.=ess not going to beat a TT.
  12. ^ True, but what, like 25 miles on pure electric...

    ^ True, but what, like 25 miles on pure electric power?
  13. I don't see any new nuclear plants being built to...

    I don't see any new nuclear plants being built to help with the coming electrical demand.
  14. Electric cars=coal. Burning and mining coal=not...

    Electric cars=coal. Burning and mining coal=not so good. Furthermore, who is going to pay to modify all roads/freeways for "automatic ride alongs"? The Gov't can't even pay to make roads better or...
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    I liked the "Bentley" look until I saw those...

    I liked the "Bentley" look until I saw those stupid Lincoln headlight bulbs.
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    M62: ^That German kit looks pretty good, but only...

    ^That German kit looks pretty good, but only 397-450 hp? I got that just by building up my engine to 4.9L.
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    M62: Sorry, but it is none of you business. But,...

    Sorry, but it is none of you business. But, thanks for asking.
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    M62: My 3 problems from RMS was the $#@!ty tune (way...

    My 3 problems from RMS was the $#@!ty tune (way to lean) when Chris blew my headgasket trying to tune my car, and Osh re-tuned it too lean. Head unit was way out of alignment causing numerous belt...
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    M62: Ya, the car never ran right from the day it came...

    Ya, the car never ran right from the day it came back form RMS. RK Tunes did a better job with the tuning, but it was like putting a finger bandage on a bullet wound.
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    M62: Yes, it is getting re-built as we speak. 1 Darton...

    Yes, it is getting re-built as we speak. 1 Darton sleeve needs to be re-sleeved and will add more aggressive cams and maybe bigger pistons. There is a possibility that the WI nozzle might be clogged,...
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    M62: ^ Update of update as of 3/9/15: After engine...

    ^ Update of update as of 3/9/15:

    After engine tear down, it was not the tune, but the RMS aftercooler leaking water into my engine and onto my pistons.
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    M62: UPDATE: After 600 miles on my RMS S/C system,...

    UPDATE:

    After 600 miles on my RMS S/C system, my engine blew due to poor tuning. Did a compression test and several pistons were at 195, several at 175-180 and 2 at 140. Took the engine apart and...
  23. Sticky: Did everyone forget to look at the BBS RGR's?...

    Did everyone forget to look at the BBS RGR's? 20lbs is not too heavy.
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    M62: I fully appreciate your dedication. 2 thumbs way...

    I fully appreciate your dedication. 2 thumbs way up.
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    S62: After my engine rebuild (again), Rebello Racing...

    After my engine rebuild (again), Rebello Racing will tune my car to keep it in house.
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