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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 12-01-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Sam86
Yea... just there were multiple in different...

Yea... just there were multiple in different places and sides of my car. All with the same look. I feel like the scuff marks would all be slightly different assuming their sources were different...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 12-01-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Sam86
Clear Coat Scratches removed by hand?

Hi,

Over the months I've owned my car, I've noticed it scratches fairly easily. There was a long thin scratch that went the length of my entire car door that bugged me until today where I decided...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 11-05-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Sam86
Still don't understand this product. Gave it...

Still don't understand this product.

Gave it another go today thinking maybe I left it too long my first go or maybe I used too much.

Used only 2 sprays, spread and immediately tried to wipe...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-01-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,238
Posted By Sam86
I’m running Tomei UEL headers, Xforce 2.5”...

I’m running Tomei UEL headers, Xforce 2.5” catback and Wayne roms e85 tune and I’m pretty happy with the car.

Sounds awesome if you like deep rumbles and has pretty decent acceleration. Haven’t...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-30-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Sam86
Back again for another problem query. Noticed...

Back again for another problem query. Noticed twice today that on start up my exhaust did a little pop that I haven’t heard before on the previous days on e85 or entirely of running petrol. 1st pop...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-27-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Sam86
I had real leather in my old 318i but to be...

I had real leather in my old 318i but to be honest I found the seats in my 86 a lot more comfortable
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-26-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Sam86
It’s real, sport shifts at around 3-3.5k rpm. If...

It’s real, sport shifts at around 3-3.5k rpm. If I’m doing the speed limit in sport I’ll sometimes notice the car sits in 3rd gear at about 3k rpm and I’ll pop it into manual and upshift myself. It...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-26-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Sam86
We both live in Australia, e85 is very expensive...

We both live in Australia, e85 is very expensive for us. $1.50 per L for our best premium unleaded 98 (your equivalent of 93) vs $1.70-1.85 per L for e85. And of course you use more e85 so you’re...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-26-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Sam86
Thanks for that, good to hear it's not something...

Thanks for that, good to hear it's not something to worry about aside from being annoying to hear. And yea already enjoying that extra grunt and the tune probably hasn't even settled fully. See how...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-26-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Sam86
Recorded some logs but it won't let me save the...

Recorded some logs but it won't let me save the .csv file- looking at it though seems like my STFT is stablish at either -2 to -5, 0 or +2 to 4. LTFT was stable between -8 to -3 for the entire 20...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-26-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Sam86
Well yea but with my headers and exhaust when the...

Well yea but with my headers and exhaust when the car suddenly goes from 2k to 7k RPM it's rather loud and unexpected
Forum: Software Tuning 10-26-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Sam86
Did I tune e85 correctly

Read the posts about it, just want an actual person to tell me if i've done it right or not so I can drive in peace. Wish I hit the log record button but don't really know how to use the OFT logging...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-25-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Sam86
As far as I can tell you're fine to down/upshift...

As far as I can tell you're fine to down/upshift whenever depending on which arrow(s) is visible next to the gear you're in. I'll admit though I get a little nervous that something will go wrong when...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-25-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Sam86
Yea noticed the black fillers right away but was...

Yea noticed the black fillers right away but was not prepared for the buffing effort required. Humidity shouldn't have been an issue for me as it was actually quite cold outside and very windy. Tried...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-25-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Sam86
Just going to pay someone to do it eventually,...

Just going to pay someone to do it eventually, the black turtle wax was just to see if I could get away with a few scratches.

Most of the scratches I have were caused from clay baring the car in...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-24-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Sam86
Yea, I only bought it since I have a black car...

Yea, I only bought it since I have a black car and have some minor scratches I wanted to see if it worked on, which to be honest it did. Final result I’m happy with- the issue is when the wax is...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-24-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Sam86
Of course I read it, I was saying I bought it...

Of course I read it, I was saying I bought it thinking it was wet wax and realised when it arrived.

Instructions just said to spray, spread then wipe off- leave it on until it hazes for best...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-24-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Sam86
Turtle Wax Ceramic Black Spray Wax

Anyone used this and what's your impression/ how do you use it?

I mistook it for being the spray WET wax and thought it was going to be similar to apply as Meguiars Ceramic Wax and had a rough...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-17-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Sam86
Are all non- A01I oft roms hacked to appear as...

Are all non- A01I oft roms hacked to appear as that? The reason I ask is on my OFT tablet in tunes- info my CAL is A01I, but when I plug in my OFT and check in manager on the computer my cal is F20Q,...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-16-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Sam86
How far can I drive on e85 before tuning?

I know to wait for the LTFT to change, but assuming I fill up on e85 for the first time roughly when my low fuel light comes on, how far could I travel before needing to tune, and how bad is it to...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-15-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Sam86
Also good idea to keep it out of sight when your...

Also good idea to keep it out of sight when your car is parked Incase someone thinks it’s an iPad or gps and try to break into your car to steal it
Forum: Software Tuning 10-15-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Sam86
Keep it unplugged unless you buy an OBD2...

Keep it unplugged unless you buy an OBD2 extension cord with an on off switch.
When your OFT is plugged in, even when the car is off it still draw from your battery and can drain it
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-15-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Sam86
Well, as I said it's winter where I live, been...

Well, as I said it's winter where I live, been cold and raining all week, the plastic is thick enough to have been unaffected by any natural heat from months ago when it actually was hot. Safe to say...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-14-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Sam86
That's why it makes no sense to me. 100% nothing...

That's why it makes no sense to me. 100% nothing i've done as the OFT is always in my glove box so it doesn't get stolen, and I don't even get much of a chance to drive aside from to and from work as...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-13-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Sam86
Possibly, strange though as he would've set down...

Possibly, strange though as he would've set down all my glove box items in the same place (since they're all together) yet only the OFT has been effected by whatever was hot enough to melt the...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-13-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Sam86
Which Calibration is my car? OFT

Hi just a quick Q,

I'm getting 2 different calibration codes from my OFT and want to know which one is correct as i'm looking into getting a Wayne Rom.

In my tuning- ecu info tab my calibration...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-13-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Sam86
Glove box heat source?

Just had my car serviced which included changing the airfilters, which I suppose is located in my glove box as the contents in there have been moved around- Is there any potential heat source that's...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-12-2020, 02:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Sam86
They honestly should of colour matched the hakone...

They honestly should of colour matched the hakone wheels onto chrome badges from factory
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-09-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Sam86
Why not just buy a black one and paint it...

Why not just buy a black one and paint it yourself? Badges are so small it’d be hard for anyone to not produce a decent looking outcome
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-07-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Sam86
If you search up “Thicc86” on Instagram, he has a...

If you search up “Thicc86” on Instagram, he has a turbo 86 running the 3inch xforce catback so should give you an idea of the sound. He’s featured by xforce so I’d assume his entire exhaust setup is...
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