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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 08:31 PM
    The TVS1740 at the heart of the LT4 is way too small for the big 6.2 V8. Still, it can propel bolt on Camaro ZL1's as well as C7 Corvette Z06's into the 9's. The trap speed shows the LT4 with bolt ons is not all that far ahead of the LT5 stock. That is important to mention as bolt on LT5's with the R2650 supercharger will blow these numbers away. Both cars feature the same LT4 mods: To get further on the factory blower modifying the heads and cam are necessary but the best thing to do for big power is to replace it with something else. Those 1.3X 60 foots certainly are incredible for full street weight cars.
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    Today, 08:10 PM
    Um E92, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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    Today, 08:06 PM
    Hey tha0utlaw: :text-welcomewave:
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    Today, 08:01 PM
    Enough of this. As if it was not bad enough the new Supra is just a G29 Z4 coupe the parts sharing between Toyota and BMW is going to expand. Toyota seems content to just let BMW handle the heavy lifting with their cars. The same B58 in the Supra is expected to go into the next generation Lexus IS models. Pros: - IS performance will not be a joke - Solid tuning available - BMW tuners will be happy - Toyota saves money Cons: - Toyota is getting lazy - Toyota is getting dependent - Too much free time for engineers to sing karaoke - Toyota sold its soul BMW tuners and those marketing B58 parts will be ecstatic. Maybe early Japanese reports are wrong but where does this stop? Will IS-F an GS-F models start using M powerplants? Is Toyota just giving up on delivering their own turbo powerplants? Source
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    Today, 07:41 PM
    If you are a McLaren 720S owner (lucky you) the amount of tuning options hitting the market is incredible. Weistec just launched their W.3 turbo upgrade for the platform and it is making some big, big power. Here is the W.3 turbo upgrade on 91 octane pump gas overlaid with a stock run from a car with aftermarket downpipes: There is just a slight spool sacrifice for what amounts to a whole lot more top end punch. Do not forget these are numbers on a Mustang dyno. Let's just say Weistec is adding roughly 300 crank horsepower which is conservative based on this dyno type. Wheel output rises to 846 horsepower and 709 lb-ft of torque. The torque curve is flatter and wider too before dropping off around 6800 rpm. 846 to wheels on a Mustang dyno on 91 octane pump fuel is simply crazy everyday power. The water-meth system is doing wonders and if you are not running water-meth injection, think it over again. This is a hybrid turbo upgrade: We are in the era of 1000 horsepower McLaren 720S M840T's being the norm. Key Features: 200+ WHP capable depending on fuel and supporting modifications 5 Axis CNC Machined High RPM Balanced for perfection operation Substantial power throughout the RPM range Stock Appearance when installed 100% Bolt on installation All necessary hardware and gaskets are included Core exchange/charge required $7999: https://weistec.com/all/mclaren/720-series/w-3-turbo-upgrade-m840t-series.html
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    Today, 07:12 PM
    Ever hear of NRC (Nolimit Racing Clutches) out of Germany? BimmerBoost.com is not familiar with the name either but they are rolling out various DCT upgrade options. The upgrade pictured is for an F10 M5 and said to be good for 900 lb-ft of torque. As you can see it features 8-discs and one would think these clutch discs would potentially carry over to other BMW DCT models. Frankly, the BMW market could use more DCT upgrade competition as many upgrades that are on the market are said to be hit or miss. Who is running the NRC upgrade successfully though? Nobody BimmerBoost knows of in the USA and their website does not have info on the pricing, availability, etc.
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    Today, 06:54 PM
    Thank you for the links and information Looks to me like crank numbers but damn good either way. Does anyone know if the internals of the 3.5T differ from the Ford GT to the Raptor? From what i can tell they are both the "high output" versions of the 3.5T. I suspect it will hold just fine at 600whp and that makes it one rowdy truck.
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    Today, 06:21 PM
    If you had to double or triple check it was California proposing this idea you are not alone. The idea makes so much sense and frankly is damn cool it will never make it. California is considering adding two lanes to the I5 or CA-99 that will be allowed to top 100 miles per hour. Why? Well, the high speed railway system proposed years ago is nothing more than a boondoggle. Over $100 billion wasted to this point and the state still does not have high speed rail. Adding two lanes with no speed restriction would not only be cheaper it would actually work. How about adding a couple lanes to Vegas too while you're at it? Car are safer than ever with more power than ever and you already have cars capable of reliable triple digit speed in your garage and if not plenty are for sale. Do we really need to waste another $100 billion before figuring out high speed lanes would do a world of good? Hasn't Germany already proven this? Source
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    Today, 06:19 PM
    No :( There is great stuff in the $25-30 range. Especially in Santa Barbara/Santa Ynez. There really isn't much info on Sine Qua Non. It's unicorn wine.
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    Today, 06:16 PM
    If you had to double or triple check it was California proposing this idea you are not alone. The idea makes so much sense and frankly is damn cool it will never make it. California is considering adding two lanes to the I5 or CA-99 that will be allowed to top 100 miles per hour. Why? Well, the high speed railway system proposed years ago is nothing more than a boondoggle. Over $100 billion wasted to this point and the state still does not have high speed rail. Adding two lanes with no speed restriction would not only be cheaper it would actually work. How about adding a couple lanes to Vegas too while you're at it? Car are safer than ever with more power than ever and you already have cars capable of reliable triple digit speed in your garage and if not plenty are for sale. Do we really need to waste another $100 billion before figuring out high speed lanes would do a world of good? Hasn't Germany already proven this? Source
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    Today, 02:03 PM
    Welcome ntborer, take a look around, I think you will like what you see.
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    Today, 11:10 AM
    Hey brokenarrow32: :text-welcomewave:
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    Today, 08:22 AM
    Did they at least ship it to you for free or for $1? I keep getting calls and emails about “specials” these last two months from all the places we visited a year ago. I hope that the wine is really good. After trying to finish off some cases of wine , I am starting to feel like I’ve found some better ones in the $25-30 range . So Ive cancelled all of our auto shipments. It gets pretty expensive when the cases are getting up to $500. I can’t imagine paying $1500 for 6! I’ll read up on the Sine Qua Non.
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    Today, 07:48 AM
    Welcome to a real enthusiast forum Ostbiten.
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    Today, 07:46 AM
    Hey jar3czek: :text-welcomewave:
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    Today, 03:45 AM
    Drew335, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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    Today, 01:02 AM
    There is a 30-minute video that accompanies the testing results but for those who do not have a half-hour to spare AudiBoost will summarize what you need to know. Essentially, the 2.5 TFSI sees a restriction with the factory elbow pipe and the Eurocode/SRM pipe is aerodynamically engineered to improve flow. Plenty of data is provided and you will see gains through the curve although the meat of it is in the mid-range: Max gains on Stage 1 91Oct out of 4 runs near redline These value are for Horsepower and Torque increase to the wheels, see graphs. 21HP & 26lb/ft TQ @ 4150RPM Run 1 18HP & 15lb/ft TQ @ 6350RPM Run 2 15HP & 13lb/ft TQ @ 5950RPM Run 3 14HP & 12lb/ft TQ @ 6000RPM Run 4 Max gains on Stage 1 E85 out of 3 runs near redline These value are for Horsepower and Torque increase to the wheels, see graphs for reference. 14HP & 11lb/ft TQ @ 6800RPM Run 1 11HP & 10lb/ft TQ @ 6000RPM Run 2 15HP & 15lb/ft TQ @ 5500RPM Run 3 Let's look at Run 1 on 91 octane: And Run 1 on E85: The gains are not as pronounced on the E85 tune but you still see gains in similar rpm ranges showing the factory piece is a restriction. Going to a hybrid turbo would exacerbate the factory restriction. This will work with all factory hardware: It might be interesting to see what a bored out throttle body would do with the more efficient pipe.
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    Today, 12:32 AM
    43 AMG owners no longer have to feel left out and they are getting attention with turbo upgrades for the M276 DELA30 V6 coming to market. The platform is quite capable with 600+ horsepower in reach depending on supporting modifications and fuel quality of course. Keep in mind this is a hybrid upgrade which means installation is just like stock: Pair the hardware to a good tune with methanol injection and cracking 500 to the wheels is well within reason. Key Features: 450 to 500 HP at the wheels (600 HP at the engine) depending on fuel and supporting modifications 5 Axis CNC Machined High RPM Balanced for perfection operation Substantial power throughout the RPM range Stock Appearance when installed 100% Bolt on installation All necessary hardware and gaskets are included Core Exchange Required $3000 Product page: https://weistec.com/all/mercedes-benz/c/c-400-450/2015-present-w205-m276/w-3-turbo-upgrade-m276.html
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    Today, 12:13 AM
    The back and forth in the McLaren 720S M840T tuning world continues and Dyno Spectrum improved their stock turbo elapsed time record although the overall quickest and fastest pass at 155.56 miles per hour remains with DME Tuning and their Pure Turbos equipped 720S. It certainly is commendable and to be noted that this 720S is on the factory turbos and tuned on 93 octane pump gas. They recently added downpipes to the equation: This should mean in theory there is more room on the factory turbocharger with race gas or ethanol tuning. This also means we should see an 8-second pass shortly.
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    Today, 12:02 AM
    Hey tapeneck52: :text-welcomewave:
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