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      09-15-2012, 03:23 AM   #397
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Sadly no more mods.... That's the end for next 2 years
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Mmmm where have I heard that before???
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Mmmm where have I heard that before???
Consider he hasn't got much more to add...
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      09-15-2012, 06:09 AM   #400
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Thanks to Advan for fitment of ETS today. Temps seem to be lower by 10 deg according to P3 gauge. Car is way more eager to rev up top IMO

Tune seems to have adapted to FMIC.... more eager!
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With the car 'revving' more up to do you think that could be just placebo effect? unless you have had it tested on a dyno recently i don't think you're accurate.
Clearly...silly mistake on my part.

The tune would adapt timing with better FMIC, so doubt it is placebo. Lower temps from FMIC would allow the car to perform better at top end when stock IC becomes a limitation.

Saffa in St Ives?... that's extraordinary!
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arghh!... heavier ETS has lowered my front even more.... scrape badly now. Time to throw down some concrete
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arghh!... heavier ETS has lowered my front even more.... scrape badly now. Time to throw down some concrete
Or coilovers..
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Or coilovers..
...or that iPhone controlled suspension for $4500 ... can control damping & height

I have another idea to solve the scraping ...
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arghh!... heavier ETS has lowered my front even more.... scrape badly now. Time to throw down some concrete
How much heavier is the ETS? Did you weigh it and compare to stock prior to installation?
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...or that iPhone controlled suspension for $4500 ... can control damping & height

I have another idea to solve the scraping ...
And who said there will be NO MORE mods???
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How much heavier is the ETS? Did you weigh it and compare to stock prior to installation?
I'd say the stock FMIC is 2kg's, ETS around 6kgs. Doesn't make sense to me that 4kg would lower the front. Nothing else has changed
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I'd say the stock FMIC is 2kg's, ETS around 6kgs. Doesn't make sense to me that 4kg would lower the front. Nothing else has changed
There is a chart somewhere in the e90 forum comparing the weight of each. I can also weigh my stock too, but I don't believe the ETS is that much heavier. The wagner and ETS were the lighter ones.
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I'd say the stock FMIC is 2kg's, ETS around 6kgs. Doesn't make sense to me that 4kg would lower the front. Nothing else has changed
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There is a chart somewhere in the e90 forum comparing the weight of each. I can also weigh my stock too, but I don't believe the ETS is that much heavier. The wagner and ETS were the lighter ones.
Stock FMIC = 3kg, ETS = 8.5kg.

Bar & plate are much heavier than tube & fin IC's
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Stock FMIC = 3kg, ETS = 8.5kg.

Bar & plate are much heavier than tube & fin IC's
You must have a nightmare of a driveway entrance, if 5Kg's can make the difference with scraping..
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Yes. Grew up in stellenbosch and have been here for 20 years. What's the issue?
Ian is a Saffa too mate ;-)
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