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Old 05-10-2010, 12:04 PM   #16
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Mine has the M30 AFM when I picked up the car. Would this upgrade make the car run rich? Mines running rich for some reason but I'm thinking a new o2 sensor and some other little things might fix the problem.
If the afm is not adjusted properly it can cause the check engine light to come on
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:11 PM   #17
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How does one go about checking to see if it is adjusted properly? My check engine ligh does come on so it must be the problem lol.
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Old 05-10-2010, 02:50 PM   #18
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How does one go about checking to see if it is adjusted properly? My check engine ligh does come on so it must be the problem lol.
You have to remove the black cover on the top and then adjust the spring tension by rotating the toothed wheel. Make sure you mark it before you do anything just incase it slips when you're adjusting it (it's spring loaded). It's a bit of a trial and error process, adjust it one notch, then drive repeat... and continue to do that until you find the best setting. Given that your check engine light is coming on I'm guessing the wheel is too loose so try tightening it and see if that resolves the problem.
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Old 05-10-2010, 03:00 PM   #19
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You have to remove the black cover on the top and then adjust the spring tension by rotating the toothed wheel. Make sure you mark it before you do anything just incase it slips when you're adjusting it (it's spring loaded). It's a bit of a trial and error process, adjust it one notch, then drive repeat... and continue to do that until you find the best setting. Given that your check engine light is coming on I'm guessing the wheel is too loose so try tightening it and see if that resolves the problem.
Alright. Thanks for the tip, I will do so after I replace the fuel hose I accidentally cut =\ Stupid hose lol.
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:37 PM   #20
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I think thread is kinda old, but do you happen to have the schematics/dimensions to your mounting bracket? or make one? i'll paypal ya too
Here's one more pic I had of the bracket



I shat out a sketch of two pieces of the bracket. The third piece was made out of 2" wide by 3/16" thick flat stock steel. What I did was weld the two pieces to it as shown then I hammered it until I got it to the angle that I wanted. It took a bit of staring at the engine bay, then hammer a bit, check fitment, hammer some more, check fitment... etc. After that I cut the slots so I could mount using one of the bolts from the cruise control mounting and I drilled another hole farther back in the bracket. I guess you could just use the two cruise control bolts but I wanted to distribute the load better so I drilled the second hole farther back.
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Old 05-12-2010, 01:17 PM   #21
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I might have the sketch around somewhere, I'll look for it tonight.
That would be awesome
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That would be awesome
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See the pdf. I attached in post #20. And take note that the drawing is not to scale, I just quickly sketched the general shape of the brackets and put the dimensions from my sketch on the drawing..
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See the pdf. I attached in post #20. And take note that the drawing is not to scale, I just quickly sketched the general shape of the brackets and put the dimensions from my sketch on the drawing..
thanks bro!
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Thanks for the diagram. I took it to a local welding shop and had one made. I also have the e30 M3 AMF set up and goo to go. my only question is how you fit that rubber boot? will the 2.5" rubber boot not rip when you pull it over the M3 AMF with a 3.0" diameter?

Other than that all I need is a cone filter and i should be all set up.

I would like to mention that I have a chip and a m50 injectors. I'm just planning on doing this all at once
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my only question is how you fit that rubber boot? will the 2.5" rubber boot not rip when you pull it over the M3 AMF with a 3.0" diameter?
It shouldn't rip, it's pretty thick. It helps if you warm it up in hot water or suing a blow drier or heat gun. Just start with one side on and use a flat screw driver to work the boot over the edge a little bit at at time.
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thanks, i'll let you know how it goes
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