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  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 08:22 AM
    Welcome TanjaSHUT, take a look around, I think you will like what you see.
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    Today, 07:50 AM
    Hey n54addict: :text-welcomewave:
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  • Nugs's Avatar
    Today, 05:10 AM
    It is clearly blue and a goldish.
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    Today, 04:48 AM
    AgustiMacF, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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    Today, 04:48 AM
    Welcome to a real enthusiast forum WinstonSta.
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  • Ingeniator's Avatar
    Today, 04:01 AM
    Yeah going to wait and see. Been debating a switch to android for a while.
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    Today, 03:50 AM
    Hey JoshuaFerg: :text-welcomewave:
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  • Ingeniator's Avatar
    Today, 03:24 AM
    I have no problem with your sizing on the VC side. Especially if you maintain vacuum via some method. As for the rational on VTA. The bigger the better because sizing lines to maintain velocity is pointless in that case and the port sizing in the valve cover doesn't matter ideally you want your vent large enough to allow atmospheric pressure at the port no matter the flow. If that port isn't big enough you'll need to enlarge it or vent upstream and I do agree anyone that chooses to convert VTA on high HP will likely require a block vent to control crankcase pressure adequately. Does anyone offer upgraded seals for the built motors or are we still using oem BMW.
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  • andy_divers's Avatar
    Today, 03:04 AM
    Sounds good. Thank you sir.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:55 AM
    This comparison may open some eyes as well as elevate Volkswagen's performance standing. The 2015 Subaru WRX STI is an absolutely awesome car and a nice tuning platform bargain considering the all wheel drive and turbocharged 2.5 liter boxer motor offering 305 horsepower for $39,290. The Golf R slightly undercuts the STI at its $37,415 base price but it is practically a wash between the two. The Golf R however has a smaller 2.0 liter inline-4 engine with 292 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The power difference is marginal but the advantage the Golf R has is the DSG dual clutch transmission versus the STI manual. So which is faster in a straight line? The Golf R but only slightly due to its 104.9 mile per hour trap speed. The STI manages a 104.4 so this is basically a driver's race considering they both get a 13.1 second elapsed time. What about how much each weighs? Well, this is close as well. The STI checks in a 3367 pounds and the Gold R at 3384. How much gas is in the tank can change which one is lighter so again basically a wash. This brings us to the handling prowess. Both cars do the MotorTrend figure 8 in 24.9 seconds but the Gold R pulls .85g compared to the STI .79g. This is very interesting considering on the skidpad the STI averages .97g and the Gold R averages .94g. This should tell you that the Golf R transitions better. This shows on the roadcourse as the Golf R laps Laguna Seca in 1:46.01. The STI does it in 1:47.16. A difference of over a second? That is not small folks. The laptime may be misleading as the Golf R grabs a nice chunk in turn 6 and its transmission certainly helps as well. Regardless, the Golf R is over a second quicker around Laguna Seca. This segment will really heat up once the Ford Focus RS gets in the mix. For now, the Golf R makes a strong case for the top position. However, the STI is still the choice as the true driver's car with its manual transmission and stiffer suspension. It is going to be fun seeing the Focus thrown into the mix with these two. 2015 Subaru WRX STI (Limited) 2015 Volkswagen Golf R POWERTRAIN/CHASSIS DRIVETRAIN LAYOUT Front-engine, AWD Front-engine, AWD ENGINE TYPE Turbocharged flat-4, alum block/heads Turbocharged I-4, iron block/alum head VALVETRAIN DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DISPLACEMENT 149.9 cu in/2,457cc 121.0 cu in/1,984cc COMPRESSION RATIO 8.2:1 9.6:1 POWER (SAE NET) 305 hp @ 6,000 rpm 292 hp @ 5,400 rpm TORQUE (SAE NET) 290 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm 280 lb-ft @ 1,800 rpm REDLINE 6,700 rpm 6,500 rpm WEIGHT TO POWER 11.0 lb/hp 11.6 lb/hp TRANSMISSION 6-speed manual 6-speed twin-clutch auto AXLE/FINAL-DRIVE RATIO 3.90:1/2.94:1 4.77:1 (1-4); 3.44:1 (5-6,R)/2.79:1 SUSPENSION, FRONT; REAR Struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar; multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar Struts, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar; multi-link, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar STEERING RATIO 13.0:1 9.5:1-14.1:1 TURNS LOCK-TO-LOCK 2.5 2.1 BRAKES, F;R 13.0-in vented disc;12.4-in vented disc, ABS 13.4-in vented disc;12.2-in vented disc, ABS WHEELS 8.5 x 18-in, forged aluminum 8.0 x 19-in, cast aluminum TIRES 245/40R18 97W Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 235/35R19 91Y Bridgestone Potenza RE050A DIMENSIONS WHEELBASE 104.3 in 103.5 in TRACK, F/R 60.2/60.6 in 60.7/59.7 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 180.9 x 70.7 x 58.1 in 168.4 x 70.8 x 56.5 in TURNING CIRCLE 36.0 ft 35.8 ft CURB WEIGHT 3,367 lb 3,384 lb WEIGHT DIST.,F/R 59/41% 60/40% SEATING CAPACITY 5 5 HEADROOM, F/R 37.2/37.1 in 38.4/38.1 in LEGROOM, F/R 43.3/35.4 in 41.2/35.6 in SHOULDER ROOM, F/R 55.6/54.2 in 55.9/53.9 in CARGO VOLUME* 12.0 cu ft 52.7/22.8 cu ft (beh f/r seats) TEST DATA ACCELERATION TO MPH 0-30 1.3 sec 1.5 sec 0-40 2.3 2.3 0-50 3.2 3.3 0-60 4.6 4.5 0-70 6.0 5.8 0-80 7.5 7.5 0-90 9.7 9.5 0-100 11.9 11.7 PASSING, 45-65 MPH 2.5 2.3 QUARTER MILE 13.1 sec @ 104.4 mph 13.1 sec @ 104.9 mph BRAKING, 60-0 MPH 108 ft 108 ft LATERAL ACCELERATION 0.97 g (avg) 0.94 g (avg) MT FIGURE EIGHT 24.9 sec @ 0.79 g (avg) 24.9 sec @ 0.85 g (avg) 2.21-MI ROAD COURSE LAP 107.16 sec 106.01 sec TOP-GEAR REVS @ 60 MPH 2,400 rpm 2,250 rpm CONSUMER INFO BASE PRICE $39,290 $37,415 PRICE AS TESTED $40,790 $39,910 STABILITY/TRACTION CONTROL Yes/yes Yes/yes AIRBAGS Dual front, front side, f/r curtain Dual front, front side, f/r curtain BASIC WARRANTY 3 yrs/36,000 miles 3 yrs/36,000 miles POWERTRAIN WARRANTY 5 yrs/60,000 miles 5 yrs/60,000 miles ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE 3 yrs/36,000 miles 3 yrs/36,000 miles FUEL CAPACITY 15.9 gal 14.5 gal EPA CITY/HWY/COMB ECON 17/23/19 mpg 23/30/26 mpg ENERGY CONS., CITY/HWY 198/147 kW-hrs/100 miles 147/112 kW-hrs/100 miles CO2 EMISSIONS, COMB 1.01 lb/mile 0.75 lb/mile RECOMMENDED FUEL Unleaded premium Unleaded premium REAL MPG, CITY/HWY/COMB 21.6/24.9/23.0 mpg 21.8/30.9/25.1 mpg * Cargo volume is computed differently for sedans and hatchbacks, hence these figures are not directly comparable
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:08 AM
    GLWS
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  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 02:08 AM
    Welcome to a real enthusiast forum hrydnnsh.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:06 AM
    You want fastgti69
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:05 AM
    Moved to Regional.
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  • fastgti69's Avatar
    Today, 01:57 AM
    I am registered for Saturday along with 2 other friends of mine. However, if any of them bail last minute. andy_divers you and Todd can take their spots. I was talking to him earlier on facebook about it. You guys will be there either way so it will be good. There will be a lot of N54 out there this year around!
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  • rader1's Avatar
    Today, 01:54 AM
    The wannagofast event in VA sold out Saturday in 23 minutes and Sunday sold out in like 24 hours. I registered for both days the minute it opened lol
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  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 AM
    Lucas huang, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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  • andy_divers's Avatar
    Today, 01:04 AM
    The whole 3/4" vs 10AN is funny to me. Has no one looked at the hole inside the vc that feeds it?! By the time we produce enough blowby to exceed one 10AN & one 8AN we will be looking for a spot on the block itself to vent from.
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  • andy_divers's Avatar
    Today, 12:53 AM
    Feel free to sell me one of those spots if one of your cars cant make it ;)
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    Today, 12:52 AM
    JanisRegan, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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  • rborgia's Avatar
    Today, 12:44 AM
    I'm selling the parts from my 550. All parts are used but in good condition. I prefer local pickup (Westbury, New York 11590/ Long Island), but will ship. AR Cat-less Downpipes (Flanged/2 Bolt - satin coated)- $1100.00 BMS Stage 2 Tune and harness - $700.00 The harness wires are labeled to make install easier. (ex. GH44 = Grey Harness pin 44, BH49 = Black Harness pin 49, etc...). You can see this on a couple of the images below. Here are links to the full size images on imageshack.com: http://imageshack.com/a/img673/8348/q7CGDw.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img540/6931/c36xYF.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img908/981/6aHYML.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img631/314/ogB3Vn.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img908/8798/ddkdnc.jpg Down Pipes
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  • Terry@BMS's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    We're sponsoring the event and have 4 cars registered for Saturday. Won't be there Sunday.
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  • andy_divers's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 AM
    Tried to register today and its already sold out! I emailed Ryan about the waiting list, but haven't heard back yet. Did any other N54's get in or on the waiting list? Anyon have experience with the waiting list and the odds that people will cancel and spots will open? I would be coming from washington state so it'd be nice to have alittle notice.
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  • Evil///M's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:44 PM
    Damn, that sucks man.. By the way, I love that movie hahaha. "...What is it?.." "I don't know, sounds broken though!!" :naughty:
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  • Fishayyy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:39 PM
    That's probably the funniest thing I've read all day :laughing-rofl: Well all this OCC stuff is coming to me slowly and I'll figure out what I want eventually. I'm kinda on the same page as 135pats in the sense that fluid and gas dynamics are way over my head lol
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  • bmw335iguy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:38 PM
    This was close to a year ago but I'm fairly certain it was $600 for clutch and flywheel install.
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  • 3000gt MR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    General slang term tossed around is a OCC even if its a OWS. Some more expensive brands may try marketing as a OWS just to be able to sell $250+ cans that trap oil. A OCC can be as simple a coke can with no special baffling. One of the worlds fastest GTR's (2000+awhp) built by UGR uses a Starbucks 16oz can, when i asked why, they said "thats what i had to drink this morning". Regardless that car doesn't see the miles ours does. Look into the internals of them before purchasing. Most ebay ones are just hollow cans.
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  • Fishayyy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:26 PM
    I'm still going to wait to see the specs on the AD Engineering OCC, I'm interested in what he's going to make since it's specifically for his fittings. Also is there any benefits of running an OCC vs an OWS?
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