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  • frontside0815's Avatar
    08-23-2016, 02:55 AM
    Hey guys, since here in Germany we are not having that much guys trying to get around with the different fueling mods for running higher HP Output than what the original DI is capable off, i thought registering myself here is a good idea. I read almost all threads for fueling, wether it is TBI, PI oder the Brainstorming about upgrading our DI System. What came out is, that up to today the PI System isn´t the best, cause it is controlled by an external Controller. Which means on the one Hand, the failsafe cuttings from our original DME doesn´t work concerning shutting down the Injectors from the PI, when there are Problems happening (or too late) and on the other Hand you will have Problems during a shift with manuel Transmission. All of that results in a hyperlean condition, which seem to be the reason for a bunch of engine/Piston damages. What i dont understand is: 50% on the Forums for our beloved engine are having the mods for doing way more horsepower than what the car OEM can do. All of the guys who run more than 500-550HP have to use PI. Are all of the users of PI are having the Problems i described above? I mean i cannot really understand how so much threads about bigger Hybrids/single Turbos come up, when we don´t have a safe solution for fueling? Then another question for PI and the way it works: Is it right that the Injectors are getting fuel from only the lpfp? The question i ask all These things is that i am going to upgrade my Turbos with hybrid TTE550 ones (which are the most realiable Turbos i have ever heard off besides Single). These are capable more than what our DI can do. I will be okay with a number between 500-550HP for the beginning, but i know that i am going to look for Options above that number, since the Turbos are capable of 600HP+... Since i plan track the car quite frequently i am looking for a safe solution. Not a solution which isn´t able to provide safety. Here in Germany we are able to drive 1 hour WOT, which means the stress for the engine is way higher than what most of you guys are doing (drag strips, 3 seconds WOT etc.)... Sorry for my bad english, looking Forward for a happy discussion :) :music-rockout:
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  • Chris@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
    08-23-2016, 05:18 PM
    With all the interest in DI only for the N54 lately we went back to work on a control scheme Tony had been thinking about for a while now. He finally got it up and running today. The control system we're currently developing allows full control of the secondary HPFP (stock location) with the shotgun double barrel set up as the primary pump. This means the belt driven pump is doing all the work during normal driving, cruise, etc, when you want more fuel for big boost the controller simply turns the pump on to supply that needed fuel based on your Boost / RPM table, bring fuel in as slowly or as quickly as you want. This also means if you go into a misfire and DI cuts fuel, all fuel is cut, even though the second pump does not see the DI cut, the extra fuel is only being supplied to the rail, once the injector is shut down no more fuel will be injected into the cylinder. This solves all the current concerns with PI caused engine failures, backfires etc. We will of course do more testing on the dyno and the street before we release this into the wild, but it does mean we made a very large step forward today. Check the vid below.
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  • TwistedTuning's Avatar
    08-24-2016, 10:23 AM
    DISCLAIMER: yes I know there were a couple people working on ECUflash. But i'm tired of Tunerpro Little side stuff i've been working on in my very scarce spare time. I do ECU calibrations and developing across quite a few platforms outside the N54 platform. Never really been one to focus on just one aspect of knowledge. So I have many different tools that I need and use to get work done across platforms. I'm Sure we can all agree that TunerPro works, but is far from an IDEAL solution in terms of ECU BIN editing. The breakpoints tables and many other things have always annoyed me. As i've used TunerPro on other platforms (Audi, Volvo and etc. to name a couple). Anyway, decided to convert the Tunerpro XDF's into a more usable XML which is more common file extension in the software world. Big thanks to jyamona@motiv and whomever else had a hand in the creating the current XDF's that we all use. Software i Use for this i use for Mitsubishi and Subaru Tuning mainly. Just a couple advantages of this software are: -on table axis editing -full built-in hex editor (not many will use it or know how to use it) -far better definition file management and editing -better table viewing UI -better table grouping management For those who wish to use this software its available through me for BIN editing and etc. which was not available for BMW prior. Yes, unfortunately the Software has a fee. I already had it but at a higher cost. But what you get for the $70 fee is more than the free Ecuflash/TunerPro can offer. NOTE- I am not making anything on the purchase of the software. All the needed XML's for the software are free from me. as they are different than EcuFlash. So all you're paying for is the Software. The XML's will be free and readily available for download just as the XDF's for tunerpro. This project was soley for me to use for my services, but figured after seeing the threads about ECUFlash that I wasn't the only one wanting a better interface for BMW stuff. You by no means have to use what I use, I'm Just offering it. If interested in using it, just PM or Email me. Email preferred. I8A0S XML is fully completed, IJE0S is almost done, then i will do the other two ROM ID's for use with this as well. SCREENSHOTS: I8A0S Stock BIN
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-21-2016, 06:41 PM
    Very quick numbers here from a 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera with the PDK transmission as tested by Car and Driver. Last month MotorTrend posted test figures for a seven-speed manual transmission 2017 911 Carrera and the PDK is substantially quicker. How much quicker you ask? The PDK hits 60 in 3.4 seconds versus 3.9 for the manual. The 1/4 mile for the PDK is 11.9 @ 118 whereas the manual does 12.3 @ 114.7. Yep, we called it: Indeed this is very impressive. As is the 3302 pound curb weight with the PDK dual clutch transmission. It should be relatively easy to keep a PDK Carrera in the 32XX pound range with some stripper options. Ok, we know it is quick and fast for the rated power so how about the handling? 1.06g on the skidpad is superb. What is there not to like about this car? Maybe the price. $110,970 as tested is not cheap and it starts at $90k to begin with. The Carrera certainly is more expensive than ever but it is also a better performer than ever. One does not even need to opt for the Carrera S as the performance gap between the two can be mended (or exceeded) with aftermarket software alone. The 2017 Carrera is just a hell of a car. Specifications VEHICLE TYPE:rear-engine, rear-wheel drive, 2+2-passenger, 2-door coupe PRICE AS TESTED:$110,970 (base price: $90,450) ENGINE TYPE:twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve flat-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection DISPLACEMENT:182 cu in, 2981 cc Power: 370 hp @ 6500 rpm Torque: 331 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm TRANSMISSION:7-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode DIMENSIONS: Wheelbase: 96.5 in Length: 177.1 in Width: 71.2 in Height:51.3 in Cargo volume: 5 cu ft Curb weight: 3303 lb C/D TEST RESULTS: Zero to 60 mph: 3.4 sec Zero to 100 mph: 8.5 sec Zero to 130 mph: 14.8 sec Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 4.3 sec Top gear, 30-50 mph: 2.6 sec Top gear, 50-70 mph: 2.8 sec Standing ¼-mile: 11.9 sec @ 118 mph Top speed (mfr's claim): 183 mph Braking, 70-0 mph: 135 ft Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 1.06 g FUEL ECONOMY: EPA city/highway driving: 22/30 mpg C/D observed: 21 mpg
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2016, 05:06 AM
    Nice runs here featuring a stock Porsche 991.1 Turbo S and an E90 335i N54 with upgraded turbochargers courtesy of the Pure Turbos Stage 2 package. As a reminder, the Porsche has a PDK (dual clutch) transmission and makes 550 horsepower. It also weighs just over 3500 pounds. This 335i is said to weigh in the 33XX range meaning some weight loss measures are employed. To give you an idea of what the 991.1 Turbo S can do it runs high 10's in the upper 120's in the 1/4 mile. Now, in the first run the 335i gives the 911 Turbo a beatdown but it looks like the driver was sleeping or in the wrong gear. The second run is much better and basically door to door with the Turbo edging slightly. Good runs. Automatic 335i - Pure Stage 2 turbos, FBO Inlets+outlet, JB4 19psi (map7) and race gas. (3340lbs)
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2016, 05:00 AM
    Nice runs here featuring a stock Porsche 991.1 Turbo S and an E90 335i N54 with upgraded turbochargers courtesy of the Pure Turbos Stage 2 package. As a reminder, the Porsche has a PDK (dual clutch) transmission and makes 550 horsepower. It also weighs just over 3500 pounds. This 335i is said to weigh in the 33XX range meaning some weight loss measures are employed. To give you an idea of what the 991.1 Turbo S can do it runs high 10's in the upper 120's in the 1/4 mile. Now, in the first run the 335i gives the 911 Turbo a beatdown but it looks like the driver was sleeping or in the wrong gear. The second run is much better and basically door to door with the Turbo edging slightly. Good runs. Automatic 335i - Pure Stage 2 turbos, FBO Inlets+outlet, JB4 19psi (map7) and race gas. (3340lbs)
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2016, 04:39 PM
    VRSF: We finally finished up production on our race intercooler and after extensive testing on some incredibly fast cars we're finally ready to offer a pre-order for our new 7.5" stepped race intercooler. The new ultra high density intercooler is 134% larger than the OEM intercooler @ a total of 1080 cubic inches & it's rated for over 1000whp. This is the best solution for any customer running upgraded turbos who is looking for an incredibly efficient intercooler at a reasonable cost without sacrificing quality. We're expecting these to arrive in stock within the next 4 weeks and will be offering introductory pricing directly on our website. Results: We've had a few beta testers in the 650whp+ report fantastic results with 3rd gear pulls (22-30 psi) averaging a 0-1 degree rise, 4th gear pulls in the same boost range are 3-4 degrees. 2-4 gear pulls are showing no IAT increase from 2nd through 3rd with a 7 degree overall rise into 4th. Below is an example of a car running more boost (35 psi) at a much higher HP level (790whp) showing a rise of 11 degree rise in 4th gear. This car also noticed a significantly lower overall pressure drop due to the increased flow of the much larger core. Eye Candy:
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2016, 01:52 PM
    Now this is the kind of stuff that gets the people of BimmerBoost going! A supercharged BMW E63 M6? That's badass in of itself. But a 5.7 liter stroked S85 V10 with 16 psi of boost on top? Well, EZ-Performance Germany has our attention. Here's what they have to say about the build: Yes, they posted a dyno: Next up is 1200+ horsepower on E85 and breaking into the 9's. Speaking from some personal experience, pushing a stroked S85 with big boost will create some issues. It will be interesting to see how they solve them. Oh, and they are already well into the 10's in the 1/4 mile and over 136 miles per hour: Great work and BimmerBoost looks forward to what they do next. It's great to see the S85 V10 getting the aftermarket push it deserves. Edit: This build is a joint venture between EZ-performance + Starke-Performance
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  • Dream's Avatar
    08-23-2016, 06:02 AM
    A short report of our S85. The first test runs have been very successful. The first runs were instantly in the 10s. The car has original weight and no Equipment was removed. 5,7l Stroker Stroker + V7 Supercharger is a very interesting combination at the S85. We have reached 870HP on 95octane with 16 PSI. The HP goal is 1200HP on E85 and a flat 9 on the 1/4 mile. To achieve this, we still have a long way. But it is possible because we have a lot of reserves. :naughty: 870,32HP , 837,16NM Test and Tune - Finsterwalde- Germany 1/4 Mile - 10,707s - 136MPH Pictures say more than words..... Starke-Perfromance & EZ-Performance
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:23 PM
    If you track your car or launch hard on the dragstrip with big power you put tremendous stress on the driveline including the driveshaft. The factory BMW E9X M3 S65 V8 driveshaft is not made out of carbon fiber and if it gives it can certainly be a dangerous situation. Driveshafts giving way on the strip is not a new topic but they can come up through the cabin especially if a driveshaft loop is not installed. Well, with the MFactory carbon fiber driveshaft not only do you get a safety benefit but you get a much stronger piece than the factory driveshaft. Here is the description from MFactory: This is a dry carbon fiber piece with 5500 newton meters of capability. That means 4056 lb-ft or in other words whatever any E9X M3 in the world can throw at it. BimmerBoost.com will putting it to the test. They are currently looking for testers which get a discount from $1499.95 retail which is a very reasonable price for what you get. Just to share personal experience, this driveshaft was ordered for the BimmerBoost project E92 M3 DCT and somehow arrived in two days. The insanely quick shipping speed was mind blowing. Here are photos of the unboxing of the driveshaft: It certainly looks and feels like a stout piece and certainly is well packaged. The real test of course will be on a car and MFactory is still looking for testers. If you want to get in at tester pricing, contact @MFactory on the forum.
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  • mfish's Avatar
    08-22-2016, 05:51 PM
    I know there's been progress in the warm / moving intake and exhaust VANOS tables since we probably mostly evolved from what that Cobb gave us years ago. For your run of the mill FBO car on stock turbos are there current / for the most part universally agreed upon, VANOS table values that are optimized as much as possible for a FBO stock turbos 93 octane setup. If so, is someone willing to post up their bin so I can copy these tables? Thanks!
    16 replies | 748 view(s)
  • hydra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 AM
    hydra started a thread Schrick N54 cams in N54
    Just a quick FYI since a bunch of you were squabbling about this very same issue on Mauricio's CNC Ported head thread a few days ago. Schrick do indeed make not one but TWO diff sets of N54 cams, PNs below: 0476A1521-00 0476A1561-00 0476E1501-00 0476E1501-01
    11 replies | 582 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-25-2016, 11:12 AM
    BimmerBoost member @berns of Alex Bernstein photography is a professional photographer who shoots for various car magazines. Recently he did a shoot for Super Street Magazine of this BMW F82 M4 built for IND Distribution's 10th anniversary. It is certainly a very nice example of an M4 with a plethora of upgrades including a roll cage, suspension work, intake, new wheels, tint, a tune, exhaust, new seats, seat belts stitched in BMW M colors, carbon fiber accents, a rear seat delete, carbon fiber wheels, etc. Basically, the car gets the works. Enjoy. Some miscellaneous photos of the build from IND themselves: Latest iteration:
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-21-2016, 05:45 PM
    It is difficult to ignore the absolutely insane numbers the Procharger F1X supercharger puts down on the C7 Corvette Z06 LT4 motor. How does 877 horsepower to the wheels on pump, 998 rwhp on E85, and 1100 to the tire on leaded C16 race fuel grab you? Simply incredible power figures: Not to mention the sweet, sweet noise that comes out the exhaust. The car sounds mean at idle let alone at wide open throttle. So what else is done to the car? The following: Procharger F1X C7 Z06 System Vengeance Racing CNC Ported LT4 Cylinder Heads Vengeance Racing Stage III Camshaft Kit ARH 2" Longtube Header System Akrapovic` Titanium Exhaust w/ Carbon Tips AlkyControl Triple Nozzle Methanol Injection Vengeance Racing Custom Spec Fuel System - Flex Fuel Vengeance Racing Recirculating Catch Can Vengeance Racing Custom Valve Covers Take some time and watch the video of the car in action below. The production quality on these promotional videos is getting very damn good.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-25-2016, 11:03 AM
    BimmerBoost member @berns of Alex Bernstein photography is a professional photographer who shoots for various car magazines. Recently he did a shoot for Super Street Magazine of this BMW F82 M4 built for IND Distribution's 10th anniversary. It is certainly a very nice example of an M4 with a plethora of upgrades including a roll cage, suspension work, intake, new wheels, tint, a tune, exhaust, new seats, seat belts stitched in BMW M colors, carbon fiber accents, a rear seat delete, carbon fiber wheels, etc. Basically, the car gets the works. Enjoy. Some miscellaneous photos of the build from IND themselves: Latest iteration:
    8 replies | 65 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-22-2016, 01:52 AM
    So let's take a break in your regular BoostAddict programming to watch the following. WTF is going on here you may be saying? Good question. Someone decided to use a crane to create a swing of sorts that is powered by a sport bike. The internet can still surprise you.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-22-2016, 12:50 AM
    This race certainly gives perspective on the performance advantage offered by a dual clutch transmission. Why is that? Because this same automatic E92 335i ran a manual transmission supercharged E90 M3. The result previously was a very close race. This time around with a DCT M3 there is quite an advantage for the M3. This is the same DCT ESS VT2-625 supercharged E90 M3 featured in a video a few days ago going up against a manual ESS VT2-625 supercharged E90 M3. It belongs to BimmerBoost member @dnotorious and it certainly is performing quite well. The N54 looks like it needs a turbo upgrade to top this particular E90 M3. N54 Modifications: AR Design catless downpipes Ams intercooler BMS Dual cone intake VTT Silicone inlets VTT Silicone outlets BMS Oil catch can RB PCV Wavetrac LSD Defivfab Differential lockdown kit M3 subframe bushings M3 front and rear control arms H&R front sway bar Koni Yellow with Swift Springs E90 M3 Modifications: ESS VT2-625
    5 replies | 579 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-25-2016, 07:24 AM
    Well, the new turbocharged Ferrari is a lot stronger than the 458 it replaces that much is certain. Last month a video was posted showing a 488 GTB just crush a RUF tuned Porsche 991 Turbo S. Unfortunately, the video angle was a chase view and there was no way to know if the 911 Turbo S was actually a tuned example. These videos below confirm the previous results. The 991.1 Turbo S is the camera car and it features bolt ons including an ECU tune. It doesn't matter. What do you even say? The 488 GTB goes to warp speed pulling away. Tuned 488's are going to be tough to top if the stock cars are performing like this.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-23-2016, 05:42 AM
    Ok S65 4.0 liter V8 torque jokes aside what exactly is going on here and why? It appears that the tow hook in the rear bumper is being used to tie the M3 to another car that is being towed at roughly 180 kph or 111 miles per hour. Why? Who knows. The only explanation is that this is probably in Russia.
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  • Evan Patak's Avatar
    08-22-2016, 09:41 PM
    With my engine rebuild/replacement, transmission conversion, and M5 drivetrain conversion nearing completion I took the opportunity to collect some data for the community and weight some of the components which were removed. My wagon was originally a 535xi AT and moving forward can best be described as a manual N54 powered M5. BMW M fan boys: relax. No it is not an M5 but it's composition is more M5 than anything else. The front differential, axles, and driveshaft are lighter than expected but then again, they are not very strong. M5 components show noticeable heft for their added size and strength. The LSD went in before my scale arrived but I would estimate it is +20lbs and the drive shaft is probably around +8-10lbs Once it is back from getting lengthened and rebuilt I can throw it on the scale. I would guess +5lbs ea for the M5 axles. I will try to get my manual trans on the scale to confirm but I heard 98lbs somewhere and that sounds about right after recently spending a lot of time handling the unit. ___________OUT____________287 lbs 127 lbs 6AT (GA6HP19Z) 32 lbs Torque Converter 61 lbs Transfer Case 7 lbs F Driveshaft 30 lbs Front Diff 30 lbs Front Axles (x2) ____________IN_____________133 lbs 98 lbs 6MT (GS6-53DZ) 21 lbs MFactory Chromoly Flywheel 14 lbs Spec Stage 3+ Clutch 154 lbs saved by ditching both the AWD and AT. ~130lbs If you ditch the AWD but keep the same type of trans. I estimate a 40-50 lb weight penalty for m5 components but I should still end with 100+ lbs weight savings. Where losing weight is always a good thing I think this will work against my weight distribution. Evan F Driveshaft and Differential getting weighed. Transmissions LEFT 535xi RIGHT M5 LEFT M5 RIGHT 535xi 535xi Diff M5 LSD and it's huge heatsink.
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  • Nisse Järnet's Avatar
    08-20-2016, 10:27 AM
    So i was out racing again...off course with the street tires and all stock interior etc. i was on medium boost here :)
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-25-2016, 07:17 AM
    Well, the new turbocharged Ferrari is a lot stronger than the 458 it replaces that much is certain. Last month a video was posted showing a 488 GTB just crush a RUF tuned Porsche 991 Turbo S. Unfortunately, the video angle was a chase view and there was no way to know if the 911 Turbo S was actually a tuned example. These videos below confirm the previous results. The 991.1 Turbo S is the camera car and it features bolt ons including an ECU tune. It doesn't matter. What do you even say? The 488 GTB goes to warp speed pulling away. Tuned 488's are going to be tough to top if the stock cars are performing like this.
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-23-2016, 02:42 AM
    The Vortech V3si is a popular supercharger because it's fairly compact, affordable, and it is utilizes a self-contained oiling system. However, although it can make a lot of power as you see here on this E60 M5 it can also be maxed out fairly quickly as well. On 100% E85 and 8 psi of boost the S85 V10 is taking all the V3si can give it. The result is an impressive 703.8 horsepower and 491.7 lb-ft of torque at the wheels but we know the S85 V10 can make much more power with a bigger blower. As a matter of fact, over two years ago a Vortech T-Trim blower put down 774 rear wheel horsepower on an S85 V10 and this has yet to be topped to BimmerBoost's knowledge. Gintani plans on switching this V3si car to a T-Trim but we already know what it will do. Although with 100% E85 maybe topping 800 rwhp will be possible? It's nice to see Gintani finally utilizing ethanol over C16.
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    08-21-2016, 07:17 PM
    86azms3, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-25-2016, 07:40 AM
    When something sounds too good to be true it usually is. Especially when you have nothing more to go on than a post from a Japanese automotive source. The internet is running wild with rumors of a Mazda RX8 successor as Japan's Holiday Auto claims the car is approved for production. Maybe it is, maybe it isn't, but what is certain is that nobody at Mazda officially confirmed an RX9 and there is nothing more to go on than a google translated page from Japan. If you want to believe it the specs are a curb weight under 1300kg (2866 pounds), 400 horsepower from a turbo rotary engine, and a starting price around $80k. Those sound like great specs but we can imagine up awesome specs too. Come on internet, enough with this. Mazda, if you're reading this, make a new rotary powered car already just to shut everyone up. Source
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-23-2016, 04:51 AM
    This looks like something that will be popular in Russia or Dubai. It is no coincidence that Topcar is based in Russia. So what did they do here? They took a Porsche 991 Turbo and added their body pieces which results in a car that looks a bit overdone with too much stuff tacked on. The fender work is pretty clean and the wheels look nice filling out the extended arches well. It's certainly not bad work but it comes off as trying too hard. It almost has a Techart quality to it. No doubt some enthusiasts overseas will pony up for this as they like for their car to scream for attention. More discerning 911 Turbo owners will probably opt to leave their car looking the way it is which is likely far more aerodynamically functional anyway.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-22-2016, 01:41 AM
    So let's take a break in your regular BoostAddict programming to watch the following. WTF is going on here you may be saying? Good question. Someone decided to use a crane to create a swing of sorts that is powered by a sport bike. The internet can still surprise you.
    4 replies | 292 view(s)
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