#bmw-dasc

johna updated 4 years ago
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Downing Atlanta Super Charger (DASC) kit for the BMW M42 and M44 engines.

johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

Final update for my supercharged BMW 318is

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 4 years ago
Today is the final update for the supercharged BMW 318is as it has been sold and I will be attempting to use my new (to me) Volvo V50 as my daily transport. The BMW sold very quickly - within a...
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1998 BMW 318is with DASC For Sale Sold

For sale · AUD 5,900.00 · New South Wales, Australia
johna posted a buy & sell 4 years ago
Selling my 1998 BMW 318is, Avus Blue, 5-speed manual, M44 1.9-litre twin-cam engine. Has done 310,000 km. Registration to 29 October 2020. Limited-edition Sport model which came with a factory...
johna posted a reply 3 years ago 2

My supercharged 318is hits 300,000km

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 4 years ago 1
Today my 1998 BMW 318is reached 300,000 km (186411 miles), and is still going strong. Not bad for a car with an aftermarket supercharger fitted for most of its life. I haven't updated on the...
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Improvements to my air intake system

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 8 years ago
Since I bought this car, the air intake system has been a bit of a mess. Originally the exit from the PCV valve was routed to before the MAF. Except there was no PCV valve - just a pipe from the...
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Replacement parts for BMW DASC kit

johna posted a KB article 8 years ago
If you have a BMW 3 series or Z3 with a Downing Atlanta supercharger kit fitted (DASC), at some point you are going to need to replace some parts. I have been researching what the replacement parts...
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M44 to M50 clutch replacement for my supercharged 318is

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 9 years ago
I finally got around to having the second hand M50 dual mass flywheel and clutch kit fitted today. I can confirm that it is a bolt in replacement with no modifications required. The...
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Updates on my 318is

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 9 years ago
For some time I had noticed some noise from the rear of the car but it got to the point where I finally did something about it. I jacked the car up and could hear and feel the problem by turning the...
johna posted a reply 7 years ago 1

My Supercharged 318is updates

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 10 years ago
When I got home after buying my 1998 318is Sport, my wife, who had been following me, said that that when I accelerated hard it was quite smokey - although she couldn't tell me what colour the smoke...
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My new 1998 318is Sport with... Supercharger!

johna posted about 1998 BMW 318is 11 years ago
After several months of searching for my next car, last night I spotted a 1998 318is Sport for sale. Not only was it priced quite low, but the advertisement said it was supercharged. The next...
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BMW Supercharger Conversion

Motor Traders Network posted a discussion 25 years ago
Most four-cylinder BMW owners will agree that these models are lacking in a little performance, largely due the weight that goes with the usual luxury appointments and BMW body strength....
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