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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-13-2017, 11:41 AM
    Where do you even begin with this mess? After the article about yet another Dime Racing Huracan horror story BoostAddict was contacted by the owner as well as multiple parties contributing further details. Suffice it to say, Dime Racing is in big trouble. Don't say we didn't warn you. We did. BoostAddict.com covered this mess involving Steve Atneyel and Rod Shuqom (or whatever he is calling himself these days) of Dime from the beginning. It's all crumbling around them. Let's start with the major points. Dime Racing is crunched for cash. That happens if you take in money and do not deliver products or services but instead use those funds elsewhere. Diverting funds and funneling customer cash into maintaining operations is not a solid business model. Porsche Financial Services wants $216k+ not including legal fees and other damages: Leasing a car for tuning development is not unheard of. Usually high end tuners buy the cars as a leased car is technically not supposed to be modified. Regardless, you need to make the payments either way. Dime Racing did not according to the very well detailed complaint from Porsche Financial: http://www.boostaddict.com/images/dimehuracan.pdf Things do not end there. They also did not pay their rent according to another lawsuit: You can read the landlord's full complaint here: https://www.scribd.com/document/358758961/Dime-Racing-Failure-to-Pay-Rent-Court-Complaint-Document# If they can not make the car payments and can not pay their rent, should you be sending your car to them? Oh, it gets better. How about this $1.1 million? Essentially that amounts to just over a million dollars in frozen assets. It seems a lot of people are going the legal route to get what they are owed from Dime Racing. It is doubtful they will see any of it but somebody at Dime at some point is going to have to face the music. In addition to all of this Huracan owner Brian McLevis contacted BoostAddict.com with additional details from his Dime Racing experience. His car is now headed to Underground Racing to get sorted: There you have it folks. Feel free to read over the complaints and the customer impressions. At this point, BoostAddict.com is sick of Dime Racing and having to say 'I told you so' regarding them. The legal system can sort this mess out.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2017, 06:04 PM
    The GT-R is a bit long in the tooth at this point. It is still a fantastic performance car but once getting up to the $176,585 asking price of the Nismo Edition one has to stop and ask if the car is worth the money today. When the AMG GT R starts about $20k cheaper defending the Nismo becomes all the more difficult. Not to mention the AMG GT R offers better weight distribution, weighs 224 pounds less, and has a newer dual clutch gearbox. Plus there is the more modern and sleeker overall platform. All for less money. So what about how they drive? The AMG GT R sounds better, has less lag, more torque, better brakes, better suspension, and just overall has the more responsive motor. The only downside really is that the Nissan GT R offers more traction which all wheel drive gives you but it comes with weight penalties. These cars are about performance ultimately. Which one is the better performer? They are not dragsters but the Nismo runs the 1/4 mile in 11.0 @ 126.8 compared to 11.4 @ 127.6 for the GT R. All wheel drive provides the elapsed time benefit but the GT R pulls harder. The roadcourse is where they really shine. MotorTrend takes them to Laguna Seca and the AMG GT R crushes the Nismo: The argument is made that it is the tires which have the AMG running so quickly but if that is the case, change the tires on the Nismo and prove it. No tire change will make the Nismo lighter or better balanced than the GT R. Quite simply, the AMG GT R is the better track car.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-07-2017, 07:19 PM
    Some cool stuff coming for the N54 shortly from AC-F. Just a teaser of the billet valve cover for now. I'll have more product info to post shortly (right Payam@BMS?)
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2017, 06:13 PM
    The GT-R is a bit long in the tooth at this point. It is still a fantastic performance car but once getting up to the $176,585 asking price of the Nismo Edition one has to stop and ask if the car is worth the money today. When the AMG GT R starts about $20k cheaper defending the Nismo becomes all the more difficult. Not to mention the AMG GT R offers better weight distribution, weighs 224 pounds less, and has a newer dual clutch gearbox. Plus there is the more modern and sleeker overall platform. All for less money. So what about how they drive? The AMG GT R sounds better, has less lag, more torque, better brakes, better suspension, and just overall has the more responsive motor. The only downside really is that the Nissan GT R offers more traction which all wheel drive gives you but it comes with weight penalties. These cars are about performance ultimately. Which one is the better performer? They are not dragsters but the Nismo runs the 1/4 mile in 11.0 @ 126.8 compared to 11.4 @ 127.6 for the GT R. All wheel drive provides the elapsed time benefit but the GT R pulls harder. The roadcourse is where they really shine. MotorTrend takes them to Laguna Seca and the AMG GT R crushes the Nismo: The argument is made that it is the tires which have the AMG running so quickly but if that is the case, change the tires on the Nismo and prove it. No tire change will make the Nismo lighter or better balanced than the GT R. Quite simply, the AMG GT R is the better track car.
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  • Sw4y1313's Avatar
    08-26-2017, 05:16 PM
    DISCLAMER: This is not to brag which turbos are better, it was a fun night between friends who have similar mods. Anything can happen, so please remember that. So, last night we went out to have some fun to see who was the faster E90, Todd (RBs) or Ivan (MMPs). My 3 second video editing at 0400hrs resulted in this: Camera Car (White): 07 335i 6MT RB Turbos RB NextGen+ @ 24psi / 9 degrees of timing Direct Port Meth Injection + E35 Fuel MFactory LSD w/ 3.46 Final Drive JB4 + Tuned by Duane Pugh (Myself) **This was literally the first time he ran the DP meth, so i was still dialing in fuel scalar. FBO supporting mods Blue Car: 09 335I 6MT MMP Turbos Stage 3 @ 28psi / 12 degrees of timing Direct Port Meth Injection + E40 Fuel MFactory LSD w/ 3.08 Final Drive MHD Tuned by Ken Atkinson **This was his lower boost map, Ken also made him other boost maps upwards of 32+psi. FBO supporting mods 5 Races we conducted from 50mph roll. The rules are first to go 100 over the start speed wins. So by those rules is how the cars are 2 - 2. The 3rd tie breaker run was done but not shown because it was botched. The Camera car did win that one but we voided it for a shitty start. (That is why my count is odd) The Logs: Todd Run 1: Todd Run 2: Todd Run 3: Todd Run 4: Ivan Run 1: Ivan Run 2: Ivan Run 4:
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-29-2017, 05:47 PM
    I haven't heard from trevorlee02 or V8Bait I'm hoping these guys are ok. Not sure how many other members we have that were impacted. Hoping everyone is safe.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2017, 03:15 PM
    They finally did it. Last year Syvecs stated the N54 ecu would be delayed until Spring 2017. Early this year they stated they would not provide a timetable but that the ECU was still coming. A smart move, they worked on it without having to constantly provide updates or meet a deadline. That work is completed and here it is: We are happy to present the new Syvecs Ltd BMW N54 PnP kit. The Syvecs BMW N54 Kit brings a new level of engine management control with the worlds first fully integrated standalone ECU. This kit will support the following vehicles: BMW 135 BMW 335 BMW 1M Based on our S6Plus ECU, the N54 will now benefit from all of the features that our S6Plus has to offer. These features will include but are not limited to: • Ability to select desired engine map, boost level, traction and launch control levels through our 8 Position switch or via OEM Cruise control levers. • Supports both manual and DSG transmissions. • Fully adjustable launch control with anti-lag strategies and Ramp in Maps. • Flat Shifting (No need to remove foot from pedal sensor on shifting) • Flex Fuel control integration. • The ability to control aftermarket high pressure and low pressure pumps. • Full Variable Valve Timing control • Closed loop dual lambda control using OEM lambdas. We would like to apologise to all of the owners and garages who have waited patiently over the last 18 months whilst we worked on solving some of the more complicated issues the BMW platform presented. We have now managed to implement full BSD networking, which in turn allows the ECU to communicate with the alternator, reading of the oil levels and oil temperature. This along with creating a smaller Piezo injector driver was the main reason for delay with the launching of the kit. The new Piezo driver has also now been finished, a redesigned smaller unit allows it to fit in the OEM ECU location. After extensive testing with our Beta testers, the ECU has now been run in both extremely cold and hot climates around the world. The kits are currently in stock and available to purchase. It is interesting to note that the E60 is not supported. Additionally, while Syvecs states they have these in stock they do not list the pricing. BimmerBoost will get you that information shortly. A new era of N54 engine and transmission control is finally here.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2017, 03:20 PM
    They finally did it. Last year Syvecs stated the N54 ecu would be delayed until Spring 2017. Early this year they stated they would not provide a timetable but that the ECU was still coming. A smart move, they worked on it without having to constantly provide updates or meet a deadline. That work is completed and here it is: We are happy to present the new Syvecs Ltd BMW N54 PnP kit. The Syvecs BMW N54 Kit brings a new level of engine management control with the worlds first fully integrated standalone ECU. This kit will support the following vehicles: BMW 135 BMW 335 BMW 1M Based on our S6Plus ECU, the N54 will now benefit from all of the features that our S6Plus has to offer. These features will include but are not limited to: Ability to select desired engine map, boost level, traction and launch control levels through our 8 Position switch or via OEM Cruise control levers. Supports both manual and DSG transmissions. Fully adjustable launch control with anti-lag strategies and Ramp in Maps. Flat Shifting (No need to remove foot from pedal sensor on shifting) Flex Fuel control integration. The ability to control aftermarket high pressure and low pressure pumps. Full Variable Valve Timing control Closed loop dual lambda control using OEM lambdas. We would like to apologise to all of the owners and garages who have waited patiently over the last 18 months whilst we worked on solving some of the more complicated issues the BMW platform presented. We have now managed to implement full BSD networking, which in turn allows the ECU to communicate with the alternator, reading of the oil levels and oil temperature. This along with creating a smaller Piezo injector driver was the main reason for delay with the launching of the kit. The new Piezo driver has also now been finished, a redesigned smaller unit allows it to fit in the OEM ECU location. After extensive testing with our Beta testers, the ECU has now been run in both extremely cold and hot climates around the world. The kits are currently in stock and available to purchase. It is interesting to note that the E60 is not supported. Additionally, while Syvecs states they have these in stock they do not list the pricing. BimmerBoost will get you that information shortly. A new era of N54 engine and transmission control is finally here.
    41 replies | 1054 view(s)
  • suspenceful's Avatar
    09-05-2017, 10:58 AM
    I'm creating this thread for a few different reasons. I'd like to get a better idea of how many bad N54s there are out there. Maybe it's my own opinion, but I feel like most people are quiet about blowing up a motor. Whether it's embarrassment or covering a vendor's ass. For those of you who have, please comment with the following info: Mileage: Power: Reason: Now what? I'll start... Mileage: 120k Power: ~600-650whp (MMP Stage 3 twins at 28psi) Reason: Low compression on cylinder #3. Not 100% sure why yet. I was having large ignition drops that I tried chasing down by installing a better intercooler, colder plugs, and the PR ignition upgrade. None of them helped. Eventually it started to misfire on one pull and I still sent it. I'm guessing port injection played a roll in the mess as well. All cylinders were at 170psi, except for #3 was at 70-80psi and went up to 120psi when I added a tablespoon of oil. Now what? I'm still deciding. I'd like to find a lower-mileage stock motor to throw back in. Maybe I'll build my current motor over the next couple years. If you don't want to comment, at least vote in the poll.
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  • totti's Avatar
    08-31-2017, 06:45 PM
    Hey guys, It's time to upgrade my stock LPFP. My car is FBO, inlets, stock turbos, running E45-E50. What is the current trend with fuel-it stage 2 options - Bucketless vs bucket? Sure bucketless flows more but at the compromise of potential fuel starvation under extreme driving conditions. I have with no intentions of ever upgrading turbos or fuel system (PI or meth etc). Which should i purchase? TIA
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  • drepai's Avatar
    09-01-2017, 07:15 PM
    drepai started a thread Another Blown N54 in N54
    A few weeks ago I was dialing in my 6466 n54 on straight e85 when cylinder 1 decided to give up and punch a hole in the block. The motor had 90k on the clock, it never saw more that 15 psi on 91 octane, and as far as I know, it was left stock for the first 86,000 miles of it's life. After adding fueling, a Spec stage 3+, and e85 I noticed timing would drop to 0 in all cylinders even on only 17 psi. As boost went up timing started to look worse, 20 psi would almost always result 0 timing across the board even though everything else in the logs looked perfect. This was all with 100% e85 which should have provided more than enough octane for the boost I was running. After tinkering with boost control and fuel bias, timing seemed like it was slowly cleaning itself up. I decided to do a few 26 psi logs to see what happens. Well, after a few pulls I tried one in 4th gear from ~2500 rpm to test spool (20 psi @ 3300 :awesome:). As soon as torque started to come in strong something in cylinder 1 just shattered. Oil and metal everywhere. I've blown a few engines in my time, but this was by far the most dramatic and catastrophic I've seen. I could hear all sorts of metal flying around and hitting stuff in the bay as smoke was seeping out through the cowl. It was wild. Does anyone know what could have caused this? I never did a leak down test on the motor, maybe it was just bad from the start. These motors should be fine in the low 600s torque wise, no? Looking at past logs, there's no indication of excessive timing pull in cylinder 1. Any thoughts? I picked up a junkyard N54 with 40k on it for $2500, I'd like to not have to deal with this again so any advice is greatly appreciated. Here's a bunch of logs from the days prior and some pics. I'll have more pics in a week or so. I'd also like to say that Payam and Anthony have been extremely helpful and responsive through this whole build and now this fiasco. Building/fixing this thing would not have been possible without them. Mods: VM/ACF TS top mount 6466 1.00 A/R (14 PSI Spring) Spec stage 3+ clutch with mFactory steel SMFW Fuel-It stage 3 LPFP Fuel-It port injection + JB4 controller VRSF 7.5" intercooler Phoenix charge pipe + Tial BOV 3.5 bar MAP sensor BMS VTA catch can RB PCV valve + cap JB4 MHD BEF
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  • 135Hoser's Avatar
    09-07-2017, 12:24 AM
    135Hoser started a thread I'm not jealous, But. in S55
    Alright, Currently I've got a 991.2 turbo, 540? hp supposedly underrated, 3516 lbs minimum. If I choose to void the warranty to make it go faster, it'll make it pretty much worthless. It currently doesn't go fast enough. If I wanted to, I could make it so that i got rid of the porsche, I could get a m4 and have about $20k for labour, pure stage 2 turbos, bootmod3, and dct clutches, and my monthly payments would be much lower which would make me much much happier. I only have access to 94 octane (and 91 ACN crap) no e85, so no huge numbers for free. I will likely never have access to e85. I haven't driven an m3/m4 yet. I've owned a f10 m5, and a vtt s2b2 turbo 135i with a spec stage 3+ clutch (which is why I sold the car) and meth/jb4, but quite enjoyed driving a bmw especially one with more power. The porsche has awd though, which I love. But what I hate about the porsche is everyone in traffic just has to be a douche to you, because you are driving a p-car. Its unpleasant. Other than the porsche being kinda slow, and not loud enough, and not holding anything, it's pretty much the perfect car. Does anyone have the book time on doing turbos and doing the clutches? I think I might have someone local todo clutches, just need any special tools? The m3 I was looking at has the following: Premium Package, Executive Package, ConnectedDrive Services Professional, M Double Clutch Transmission, Adaptive M Suspension, Universal Remote Control, Carbon Fibre Trim w/ Black Chrome Highlight, Convenience Telephony w/ Smartphone Connectivity, Speed Limit Info, Black Sapphire Metallic, Black Full Merino Leather, M Performance Carbon Package I was really happy with the full merino leather ( I love leather ) and aside from it needing the matte chrome m3 logo, this is pretty much the ideal car for me. I kinda wanna go with a 2018 to get the wireless charging and new idrive. maybe one day they'll support android auto. How do you m3//m4 owners feel, how about the pure stage 2 owners, are you still having fun? Most importantly, how big of an issue do you feel the crank bolt is on a 2016 with pure stage 2 turbos on pump gas with someone who enjoys punching it at a red light to the speed limit. How does your m3/m4 hook up with pilot super sports with the upgraded turbos. Or do you just limit boost per gear and call it good. Is there a 'valvetronic' exhaust that exists? I like one that gets louder above 3k rpm and only then. All my porsche has is a sound tube that opens to let you hear more of the actual engine. cats/muffler are so restrictive. And a new exhaust is like 9k+. ugh. anyway. I look forward to hearing about just how great the s55 is, and how happy people are with their cars! (oh, and I'm kinda jealous because s55 has such an amazing community, and so many modding parts to buy that are really awesome, and it goes just so stupid fast on stock internals it seems)
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-11-2017, 08:43 PM
    Normally I'd do a front page update for something like this but the front page is a bit broken so it will come later. Felt cruel not putting anything up and sitting on this for so long. The bottom mount is coming and it supports the popular BorgWarner EFR options including 7670, 8374, 9174, and 9180. This manifold also supports Garrett GTX and PTE turbos. The Garrett GTX 3076, 3576, 3582, and 3584 for example. For PTE the 6062, 6266, 6466, and 6870 should all fit. It's true that Steedspeed couldn't deliver this. It's also true that Anthony at AC Fabrication is swamped with work but does quality work. Enjoy for now:
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  • nikitino25's Avatar
    09-19-2017, 05:27 PM
    nikitino25 started a thread Slower with DCI's in N54
    I recently replaced my homemade Mr5 intake with a new set of dual cone intakes but now my car is noticeably slower. Do I need to reset some adaptations or something? I have full bolt ons with a custom tune, stock turbos and just 93 octane. My tuner said no changes to the tune would need to be made with the intake switch since they are both "upgraded" intakes. The proof I have that my car is slower now (and it's not just in my head) is that the top speed of my car is lower now.....
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2017, 08:15 PM
    This is the kind of build that separates the men from the boys. Bimmer Performance Center created what is one of the baddest E30's out there and arguably as they say themselves the baddest E30 in the Carolinas. I mean, just look at the work involved in this. The plan originally was for an M60 swap but they ended up with an S62 during a second revision: The full specifications are below and this car is featured (deservedly so) in Grassroots Motorsports magazine: https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/grm/like-e30-chassis-creations/129664/page1/ Engine S62 complete tear down and refreshed by BPC -Coated rod bearings -ARP rod bolts -BPC custom spec cams -BPC custom stainless long tube headers -BPC custom ram air/ cold air intake -BPC custom stand alone tune 420/390 SEA Driveline -E36 M3 front and rear subframes, control arms , axles and spindles -E39 M5 6 speed transmission -Diffsonline custom ramp 3 clutch E36 M3 diff 3.91 ratio -Clutch masters 6 puck clutch -JB racing light weight single mass flywheel -Custom BPC driveshaft with guibo joint deleted Suspension -MSC 2 way with remote reservoir's -Hypercoil springs -Speedway Engineering anit-roll bars with BPC custom stress bars and end links -Z3 quick ratio power steering rack Body -M3 front fenders -E46 front hood hinges -E36 trunk hinges -DTM fiberwerks rear fenders and side skirts -BPC modified DTM Fiberwerks front and rear bumper covers Interior -AiM dash display -Tilton pedal assembley -BPC custom roll cage -Racetech drivers seat -Schroth harness -Momo steering wheel Brakes -Brembo 4 piston front calipers w/14" Coleman rotors -E46 M3 rear brake calipers and rotors -Motul RBF 600 -Stainless steel brake lines Wheels -Apex ARC-8 18x8.5 front 18x10.5 rear Tires -Hoosier R7 255/35R18 front, 315/30R18 rear Car weights 2850 pounds
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  • martymil's Avatar
    09-13-2017, 12:13 AM
    So i want to put a feeler out there who would be interested in crowd funding a Dmfw and m4 clutch to be transplanted into a post 09 6 bolt crank 135 and 1m Since no one has tried this and its a expensive maybe and to push the platform forward I wanted to give it a go If a big bunch of us chip in and there is a big enough demand it would be a great alternative for us The clutch and flywheel and all associated parts is around 2k Its all bmw oem parts Now if anyone is interested ill put a list of names together and the bigger the group the smaller the donation If it works you get your money back in full, if it doesnt we sell the clutch and you get most of your money back or we can donate it to the cancer council or what ever charity you guys wish Who is interested ?
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-29-2017, 05:01 PM
    Oh my! This network called out the performance of the Ferrari 488 GTB in an article early this month. The new twin turbo mid-engine V8 Ferrari obviously is not a slow car but it does not seem to be nearly as fast as we were led to believe. The F80 M3 with a Pure Turbos Stage 2 S55 upgrade is more than a match for it. The M3 has PTF Bootmod3 ECU tuning with a BMS JB4 stack and Fuel-It! upgrades to the fuel system. Does that Ferrari looks like a 137+ trap car? Not from the M3's perspective.
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  • iminhell1's Avatar
    08-28-2017, 02:51 AM
    I would like someone to point out my error if they would please ... I sure hope there is an error :o Log --> http://www.datazap.me/u/iminhell1/log-1503900025?log=0&data=2-17 Tune --> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4sorVY7Ysh4OWtCcDFOcmpQY0E/view?usp=sharing video for attention, lol
    12 replies | 2356 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-19-2017, 07:05 PM
    Have had more people e-mailing about this and it's a bigger issue than people talk about. Obviously, port injection is necessary for higher hp builds but how do people control it and what is the proper way to control the injectors? People use the JB4 and Split Second but I don't know if either of these are the proper way to really go about it. Not trying to throw anyone under the bus: This needs to be discussed though: Syvecs seems to be the only solution that has true control right now unless anyone knows otherwise? It just seems crazy to me to pay for a big motor build and run a ton of power only to manage supplemental fuel injectors in a dangerous manner. There may also be better ways to do this without a standalone on the horizon.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-30-2017, 11:21 PM
    BMW put out a video showing the F90 M5 launch control in action and of course everyone started uploading it to Youtube as if it was their own. The point is the video shows the real emphasis of the new F90 generation M5 and that is off the line acceleration. Drag racing if you will. The M5 is supposed to be a four-door sports car that can dominate the roadcourse. The thing is, we have seen a shift where M owners care more about straightline power than anything else. What did you expect when M started putting out SUV's? The funny thing is, those SUV's could often times beat the M5 as M5 owners are notorious for struggling to launch their cars. In all fairness, a high torque rear wheel drive car is difficult to launch on the street. The M5 will not be a stoplight warrior and with more weight on the front end of the car less of a balanced track toy you rotate with the throttle. BMW to their credit is allowing to select a rear wheel drive mode but that does not remove any weight from the front of the car. It's a drag car now. It launches with no drama and the launch control system doesn't even make the tires squeal with a 3k rpm launch. You will notice the driver short shifts a couple times rather than having the car handle the gearshifts likely to prevent people on the internet from figuring out the acceleration figures. Suffice it to say, the car will be quick in a straight line and will no longer struggle at stop lights.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-13-2017, 07:38 PM
    Where do you even begin with this mess? After the article about yet another Dime Racing Huracan horror story BoostAddict was contacted by the owner as well as multiple parties contributing further details. Suffice it to say, Dime Racing is in big trouble. Don't say we didn't warn you. We did. BoostAddict.com covered this mess involving Steve Atneyel and Rod Shuqom (or whatever he is calling himself these days) of Dime from the beginning. It's all crumbling around them. Let's start with the major points. Dime Racing is crunched for cash. That happens if you take in money and do not deliver products or services but instead use those funds elsewhere. Diverting funds and funneling customer cash into maintaining operations is not a solid business model. Porsche Financial Services wants $216k+ not including legal fees and other damages: Leasing a car for tuning development is not unheard of. Usually high end tuners buy the cars as a leased car is technically not supposed to be modified. Regardless, you need to make the payments either way. Dime Racing did not according to the very well detailed complaint from Porsche Financial: http://www.boostaddict.com/images/dimehuracan.pdf Things do not end there. They also did not pay their rent according to another lawsuit: You can read the landlord's full complaint here: https://www.scribd.com/document/358758961/Dime-Racing-Failure-to-Pay-Rent-Court-Complaint-Document# If they can not make the car payments and can not pay their rent, should you be sending your car to them? Oh, it gets better. How about this $1.1 million? Essentially that amounts to just over a million dollars in frozen assets. It seems a lot of people are going the legal route to get what they are owed from Dime Racing. It is doubtful they will see any of it but somebody at Dime at some point is going to have to face the music. In addition to all of this Huracan owner Brian McLevis contacted BoostAddict.com with additional details from his Dime Racing experience. His car is now headed to Underground Racing to get sorted: There you have it folks. Feel free to read over the complaints and the customer impressions. At this point, BoostAddict.com is sick of Dime Racing and having to say 'I told you so' regarding them. The legal system can sort this mess out.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-24-2017, 08:54 PM
    The Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce it not a drag car. It is designed to be an incredible roadcourse performer which shows with it sub-7-minute Nurburgring laptime. The Tesla Model X on the the hand is a one-trick pony. It does that trick incredibly well as we saw the other day with an 11.427 @ 118.84 quarter mile pass. The Aventador SV was tested by magazines running as quick as 10.4 @ 134.71. This is yet another example of magazine times and real world quarter mile times being very different things. The Model X sets a new record with its 11.418 elapsed time. The Aventador wins by just edging the elapsed time but it is much faster trapping 129.38 miles per hour: The Model X P100D is the quickest and fastest SUV in the world. The Lamborghini Aventador is a completely different kind of car. If you want to see this same Aventador SV in some more runs against a Model S P100D, here you are:
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-02-2017, 04:26 PM
    There is a 9-second S55 platform car as you already know. It will be joined soon by other cars as more F80 M3's and F82 M4's get close to breaking into the 9's. This particular F80 M3 is already on the doorstep with a 10.112 @ 139.07 pass. Here is the recipe: PureTurbos Stage 2 - Flash by ProTuning Freaks - FBO - E85 Fuel - BMS PI Controller - Fuel-It! LPFP and PI - Dodson DCT clutches When the temps drop this should be an easy 9-second car. Additionally, the first stock internal 9-second S55.
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  • TwistedTuning's Avatar
    09-06-2017, 09:28 PM
    We Never Stop......Sneak peek at the start of what is shooting for being the first 750+whp (already made 730whp) E-series N55. The year of the N55. Flash only tuning by us here at Twisted Tuning with MHD Flasher from MHD Tuning DCT/GTX3583R Gen2/Direct Port Meth Injection #TwistedTuning #BMW #335i #335xi #DCT #MethInjection #MHDFlasher #Horsepower #Torque #e90post #bimmerboost #N55 #Snowperformance #Directport #Carswithoutlimits 26psi Log screenshot by Justin Whitted, on Flickr DCT Rowing through the gear at 27+psi in 6th gear. No Misfires, no problem. GTX3583R Gen2 with Meth 27.5psi multi-gear by Justin Whitted, on Flickr Stay Tuned For updates........
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-30-2017, 11:10 PM
    BMW put out a video showing the F90 M5 launch control in action and of course everyone started uploading it to Youtube as if it was their own. The point is the video shows the real emphasis of the new F90 generation M5 and that is off the line acceleration. Drag racing if you will. The M5 is supposed to be a four-door sports car that can dominate the roadcourse. The thing is, we have seen a shift where M owners care more about straightline power than anything else. What did you expect when M started putting out SUV's? The funny thing is, those SUV's could often times beat the M5 as M5 owners are notorious for struggling to launch their cars. In all fairness, a high torque rear wheel drive car is difficult to launch on the street. The M5 will not be a stoplight warrior and with more weight on the front end of the car less of a balanced track toy you rotate with the throttle. BMW to their credit is allowing to select a rear wheel drive mode but that does not remove any weight from the front of the car. It's a drag car now. It launches with no drama and the launch control system doesn't even make the tires squeal with a 3k rpm launch. You will notice the driver short shifts a couple times rather than having the car handle the gearshifts likely to prevent people on the internet from figuring out the acceleration figures. Suffice it to say, the car will be quick in a straight line and will no longer struggle at stop lights.
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  • trevorlee02's Avatar
    09-06-2017, 06:39 PM
    So, assuming most people know, Harvey came and went and left a lot of damage in the Houston area. I have been consumed with helping people in the area to get their vehicles back to operational after flood damage with not having full coverage insurance... not to mention having to also make some repairs to my house due to rain/wind damage that apparently came in from my roof that decided to let go on the 2nd day of raining... Day before Harvey started impacting our area, my wife's 08 528i decided to no longer retain the power steering fluid within the system. I started removing the leaking power steering rack when Harvey made landfall. TODAY I tried to raise and support the engine with my hoist that was placed outside of my shop because it took up too much room... needless to say, it is full of water and won't raise up... I went onto the West side of Houston to pickup some seals for my hoist and found myself next to a 2016 Mustang GT on the interstate while coming back home. At about 160 something, while beating the hell of the Mustang I started smoking bad..??? Go figure... Anyways, pulled into my local Murphy's gas station to top off on E85 and found a rather large puddle of oil accumulating on the ground towards the back of my engine... :facepalm Got the car back home, jacked it up and found the leaking culprit with my borescope... seems as though the rear main seal decided to give ZERO $#cks about sealing the engine... so, does anyone have any tips, tricks, specially stuff I might want to do while I'm in there. Assuming it's the same as my other (ONLY working vehicle) carburetor car. Pull back or drop tranny, remove torque converter, flex plate, remove 1 piece seal and reinstall new one??? Update for the BB App... well, after explaining the above items I'm not sure how much is expected, but I have been working on the tuning portion currently. After I get both of our cars working again then I'll get back on the application. Currently we only have one vehicle that only I can drive, my 67 Mustang (wife will NOT drive my car, even in an emergency she is NOT allowed to do so)! I believe the app can be fully finished and functional within the next few weeks, as long as I get my other vehicles running fairly quickly, OR if there is someone in the area that feels like repairing these! :-) Currently I do not have a version of the flash only portion to send out or upload to the website. It is a whole app that will be done at one time, then updated as needed. The functions are all working properly for flashing, changing various values, tuning the bin files, and various other items. There won't be a beta version released for the newest version. I have tested various functions on my car, and a few others who I've had the opportunity to flash and tune remotely. The flash and tune works great with the JB4, as shown to the Mustang today on the highway before I blew my rear main seal... Terry@BMS Btw, I found my pcv system to have an extremely kinked hose which prevented any flow, I believe this might be the reason to my failed seal. I have been pushing about 23 psi on the stock turbos (WGDC - 100%), only issue seems to be the stinking FMIC connections that cant seem to stay connected...
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-15-2017, 12:53 PM
    In the N54 tuning world the E9X 3-Series and E82 1-Series models get the majority of the attention. They are lighter cars with higher production numbers that tend to have younger owners so this is not really much of a surprise. However, E60 535i's are a nice value and when looking at this 535i put it in the context of an E60 M5. The more expensive M5 with its 5.0 liter S85 V10 makes roughly 415 wheel horsepower in stock form. That means this 535i will dispatch it with ease for a fraction of the cost. As a matter of fact, even with bolt on tuning the E60 M5 S85 V10 will have a hard time hitting 500 wheel horsepower and will need headers (expensive) and a very aggressive tune with associated bolt ons. With a blower the S85 V10 is on another level and nothing will replace the displacement and sound but tuned 535i's sure make for nice sleepers and a value proposition when it comes to 5-Series performance.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-01-2017, 09:11 PM
    That Lamborghini Huracan and Audi R8 5.2 liter V10 forced induction market just keeps getting more and more competitive. This is a new option from Sheepey Built and it certainly looks to be a quality entry into the market. Here are the specs: - Full Titanium hot parts produced in house by Sheepey Built - Tuned on Syvecs Ltd PnP Huracan Kit - Zona Rotor 67mm Turbochargers - Turbosmart 45mm Wastegates - Turbosmart 50mm Blow Off Valves - CSF Radiators Air-to-water 1000hp Intercooler Cores - Vibrant Performance HD Clamps - GnJ Aircraft Hose Ends and Hoses - Ticon Industries Titanium The Syvecs Huracan Plug and Play ECU makes tuning possible and it is already running strong at only 5 psi of boost in the prototype teaser video below. As for pricing and dynos, those will come as the kit reaches its official release point.
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