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Today, 06:30 PM

Flinchy replied to the thread 2015 BMW F80 M3 / F82 M4 S55 inline-6 ecu flash dyno results from Jailbreak Tuning.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
Matt has nothing to do with Powerchip / Wayne Besanko. He left that a long time ago. Everyone did.
ahahahhaah i was wondering if that was the powerchip you were talking about

you know he's still around? going by 'wayno bes' blowing up diesel's (and A45 AMG's) now.

http://performanceforums.com/forums/...ight=powerchip if you want some top lol's.

still, anyone who's ever been related to 'wayno' has a lot of work to do to clear their name, unfortunately.. "

Today, 06:28 PM

AlexQuattro replied to the thread Super specials for Bimmerboost members.
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2002 1.8T 5spd Quattro base. "

Today, 06:27 PM

musc replied to the thread BimmerBoost Flash questions.
" As a standalone flash the OFT flashes will work fine though I wouldn't go aggressive without any great way to log other than the BT software. I would probably advise against using BMS backend flashes as a standalone because the load targets and WGDC changes were designed to work with a JB4, not as a standalone.

I have a few friends that run the OFT Stage 1 flash without the tablet. I flashed them with the BB software/BT cable. For basically a free flash (aside from BT cable cost), I was pretty impressed. At one of our dyno days it actually on par with a JB4 G5 on Map 2 with DPs, DCI. The OFT Stage 1 was otherwise stock down to the airbox. "

Today, 06:26 PM

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Today, 06:24 PM

alex@ABRhouston replied to the thread Super specials for Bimmerboost members.
" Year, quattro or no, engine size, base or cab..... "

Today, 06:22 PM

AlexQuattro replied to the thread Super specials for Bimmerboost members.
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Quote Originally Posted by alex@ABRhouston View Post
KYB SUSPENSION
Anything for a B6 A4? "

Today, 06:20 PM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
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Quote Originally Posted by Torgus View Post
If they don't fail they should be awesome. I'v never had experience with them but yes on paper they are great, and great with a warranty. What percentage of commercial turbos use variable vanes would you say that you service?

They must work to some degree or people would stop using them no? Usually manufacturers figure out pretty quick if something is a reliability nightmare and stop manufacturing it.
When they are working as they are supposed to work, yes they do perform the task they are their for, quicker spool, and more top end. But from what we have seen, they are slowly getting phased out. Ford used them for a while, now they do not in the newest stuff. The ford 6.0 diesel VGT was a disaster, they get stuck often, causing low power conditions. VW used them in just about every turbocharged vehicle they made, they used Garrett unit, we just upgraded two 2015 units for a customer in South Africa, the Golf R's and the new GTI's both went away from the VGT and are no longer garrett unit. Just about everything we see if going away from them into more small frame Twin Scroll design. They really are that problematic, they are MANY small moving parts that are sitting directly in the exhaust, a lot of these are on diesels, that soot and exhaust just coat everything and they stop moving. I would not be surprised to see them gone soon. Porsche still uses them on the 997's. We have yet to see one, so they are most likely a better design, but we have seen about 10 different designs from differing manufactures, some are simple and much less prone to failure, some are just plain bad designs. I think the electric turbo to help spool is where the future would be heading over VGT. "

Today, 06:08 PM

Flinchy replied to the thread Blackstone Oil Report - Thoughts?.
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Quote Originally Posted by 135pats View Post
It sounds like they're just arguing in circles on that thread....now i'm confused lol.

I don't *think* Xcess is ester based but I need to check, I won't pretend to be an oil expert.

Sounds like broadly speaking folks are going to thicker oil with ethanol, though my sample didn't indicate any substantial loss of lubrication quality or shearing. IDK I think i'll stay with with this current oil and OCI unless I see something troubling. If you feel differently let me know!!
yep, pretty much how those threads seem to go, facts take a long time to come out haha

most people think mobil 1 is PAO (IV) based.. not many are mainly ester based, redline is, as well as penrite 10tenths is IV/V.. possibly RP as well.. quick google shows motul xcess should be IV/V as well? 300v i believe is full ester. "

Today, 06:07 PM

leonelhpfm3 replied to the thread Can a naturally aspirated E46 M3 S54 inline-6 makes as much power and torque as an E92 M3 S65 V8? 3.5 liter S54 stroker dyno overlay against stock S65.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
Chasing power with forced induction is like chasing the dragon.
Sticky, I Guess I'm a "Dragon Chaser" lol the way I'm feeling right now and all I've been finding in my "Built S54 options" research I think I'll be the 1st 3.4L Stroked S54 Turbo M3 in North America! we will see how things end up in a few months ;-) -Rico "

Today, 06:06 PM

Torgus replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
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Quote Originally Posted by VargasTurboTech View Post
Why on earth would you want Variable Exhaust Vanes? No single piece of turbocharger technology has been more problematic, we get turbos in here daily with stuck, wore out, or flat out broken vanes, or vane controlling systems. Great on paper, in service they offer multiple small moving parts to fail in a 1500+ degree environment. 1500 degrees + small moving parts do not like each other for very long
If they don't fail they should be awesome. I'v never had experience with them but yes on paper they are great, and great with a warranty. What percentage of commercial turbos use variable vanes would you say that you service?

They must work to some degree or people would stop using them no? Usually manufacturers figure out pretty quick if something is a reliability nightmare and stop manufacturing it. "

Today, 05:51 PM

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Today, 05:49 PM

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Today, 05:44 PM

BuraQ replied to the thread New 335is stock turbo 1/4 mile record?.
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Today, 05:41 PM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
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Quote Originally Posted by Torgus View Post
I want want the motor on the shafts with variable exhaust vanes.
Why on earth would you want Variable Exhaust Vanes? No single piece of turbocharger technology has been more problematic, we get turbos in here daily with stuck, wore out, or flat out broken vanes, or vane controlling systems. Great on paper, in service they offer multiple small moving parts to fail in a 1500+ degree environment. 1500 degrees + small moving parts do not like each other for very long "

Today, 05:38 PM

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Today, 05:14 PM

Torgus replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
" I want want the motor on the shafts with variable exhaust vanes. "

Today, 05:11 PM

alpinedevil335 replied to the thread VM Top Mount ST Dyno.
" Looking good! Looking really good! "

Today, 05:09 PM

oldgixxer replied to the thread NY street races.
" The white 10R puts down 190rwhp,the black 04 puts down about 180rwhp and is on E85 "

Today, 05:08 PM

ezec63 replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
" Deff not a bad idea at all if implemented correctly. The current gen of HIgh Perf german turbo motors sure are power houses but one thing I don't like is the lack of top end power. They build the cars for response and minimal turbo lag using the smallest turbo possible and that really shows when the cars are modded and turbos run out of breath uptop. This would allow the use of a bigger turbo to increase the top end significantly but still have great response off at low rpm. "

Today, 04:54 PM