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PetroC63 replied to the thread Weistec Stage II C63 goes 10.8.
" Very nice. Any videos?

Congrats. "

Today, 12:34 PM

bobS 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.
You don't want variable exhaust vanes. Detroit diesel put them on thier 2004-2008 EPA series 60 engines and they were nothing but problems. My company made money swapping them out when they failed but the downtime associated with them was terrible. I imagine in a car they would be just as bad. "

Today, 12:25 PM

zhpasta replied to the thread We welcome zhpasta.
" Thanks for the welcome! I'm a member of a few other forums and own an '05 330i ZHP. "

Today, 12:17 PM

SLS AMG created the thread Lamborghini Huracan Test Data.
" -Dragtimes.comhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ht4AIPUwB8While we’ve seen plenty of reviews for the all new Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4, none of them have posted actual performance data. They have all been “driving” reviews with no real numbers behind Lamborghini’s latest super car. Auto Motor Und Sport just posted up their review which includes some performance data from the new Hurcan LP610-4, powered by a 5.2L V10 with 610 horsepower through a 7 speed dual clutch transmission.The weight of the Huracan came in at 3,406 pounds which is pretty impressive as it’s only 60 pounds heavier than the Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale we tested earlier this year, the lightest Gallardo produced. Test data:0-100 km/h (0-62 MPH) : 3.1 seconds0-160 km/h (0-100 MPH): 6.3 seconds0-400 m (1,312 feet, less than 1/4 mile) : 10.8 @ 213 km/h (132 MPH)While this was a instrumented test the numbers are impressive and a big jump over the Gallardo, we expect the new Huracan to run high 10′s at 129-130 MPH in the real world at a drag strip, hopefully we’ll see some more test data soon.Read more: http://www.dragtimes.com/blog/lambor...#ixzz38y48qgHZ "

Today, 12:01 PM

1StopSpeed.com replied to the thread NEW!!! Go Pro Style Camera License Plate Mount!!!!.
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Today, 11:59 AM

AdminTeam created the thread NOOOOB: jsdkms.
" Welcome to a real enthusiast forum jsdkms. "

Today, 11:59 AM

1StopSpeed.com replied to the thread NEW!!! Go Pro Style Camera License Plate Mount!!!!.
" 1280x720 59.94fps are what the settings are which I believe is what comes out of the box because I just charged the camera and hit record. We did not do anything to make it more stable besides use our thumb screw socket to lock down all the bolts on the camera and the 2 factory posts that you used. We mounted to the top oem plate bolts. I think the mount being billet once mounted makes it very solid.

Quote Originally Posted by cnes View Post
At what frame rate and res is this? did you do anything in post for stabilization?
It is less shaky than the footage i saw before, but the mount was placed on the front tags not the rear. I feel the rear seems more stable. however, every car is different.

the best spot to avoid vibration would be to mount it on the most stable part of the car frame. But in reference to the tag mount / angle, perhaps some cushioning layer or padding such as 3m double tape between the mount and the body panel will help absorb some noise.
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Today, 11:56 AM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
" Compound twins, and an electric motor to help eliminate spool, sounds like a whole lot of stuff to go wrong. "

Today, 11:47 AM

EvanL replied to the thread Feeler Thread - Racing Flywheels, Clutch Kits, Racing Axles and Suspension Arms.
" Interested in all the above, especially the clutch/FW if the torque capacity comes in at an appropriate level! Will send a PM. "

Today, 11:43 AM

cnes replied to the thread NEW!!! Go Pro Style Camera License Plate Mount!!!!.
" At what frame rate and res is this? did you do anything in post for stabilization?
It is less shaky than the footage i saw before, but the mount was placed on the front tags not the rear. I feel the rear seems more stable. however, every car is different.

the best spot to avoid vibration would be to mount it on the most stable part of the car frame. But in reference to the tag mount / angle, perhaps some cushioning layer or padding such as 3m double tape between the mount and the body panel will help absorb some noise. "

Today, 11:26 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Electric Turbo Confirmed for S-Q7 TDI.
" Audi showed off a triple turbocharged 3.0 liter V6 diesel motor in May of this year on the RS5 TDI concept. That engine concept is moving to reality as Audi confirmed that the engine will see production in the upcoming SQ7 TDI. What type of output the SQ7 TDI will have nobody except Audi knows at this point. In the RS5 TDI concept Audi tuned the motor to 385 horsepower and an eye opening 553 lb-ft of torque. AudiBoost has its fingers crossed the production variant of the motor approaches this output.

People refer to this electric compressor as a 'turbo' and that includes Audi themselves. However, an electrically driven compressor wheel is essentially an electric supercharger. The advantage is that you do not have to wait for spool from exhaust gases but that the wheel with electricity can be spun to maximum right off idle. The idea is to eliminate lag from the turbochargers which is vital in low revving diesel applications.

The electric compressor helps throttle response and off the line performance. Once the conventional turbos are spooled the electric 'turbo' is disengaged and bypassed. The question remains on how Audi intends to power the 9 horsepower electric motor spinning the wheel and where that energy will be stored. The engineers will sort all of that out.

The diagrams below help explain how the idea works.

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Today, 11:24 AM

rdeterman replied to the thread mFactory LSD + Defiv Lockdown Review.
" Great review, and well written at that! "

Today, 11:20 AM

rdeterman replied to the thread LA Teal E90 gets trolled as Megatool on Facebook, Whos car is this?.
" Id take her for a test ride! "

Today, 11:15 AM

fastgti69 replied to the thread The world's most powerful E92 M3, BimmerBoost.com Gintani Stage 3.5+ supercharged E92 M3 hits 773 wheel horsepower - Dynograph and video.
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Quote Originally Posted by VargasTurboTech View Post
What Joe meant to say was. Sounds like fun, looking forward to racing some of you guys, and having a good time on the track.
LOL. "

Today, 11:07 AM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread LA Teal E90 gets trolled as Megatool on Facebook, Whos car is this?.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
That's 8.5 out of 10? Really?
She is a 7, but truth be told, this is one of those that looks way better in real life. Ok enough I have to get to work. "

Today, 11:07 AM

Sticky replied to the thread LA Teal E90 gets trolled as Megatool on Facebook, Whos car is this?.
" That's 8.5 out of 10? Really? "

Today, 11:06 AM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread LA Teal E90 gets trolled as Megatool on Facebook, Whos car is this?.
" I just feel plain creepy putting her pics up here, feel free to just look her up on facebook "

Today, 11:05 AM

Sticky replied to the thread The world's most powerful E92 M3, BimmerBoost.com Gintani Stage 3.5+ supercharged E92 M3 hits 773 wheel horsepower - Dynograph and video.
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Quote Originally Posted by bobS View Post
I think this car will make more useable power than the gintani tt kit, all that tq isn't necessarily a good thing with the way the e9x m is geared. Providing this car is running, it should be real quick.
Sure but you can dial back the turbos for the street. The power delivery and throttle response is better with the turbos, period. I'll trade the linear torque for that. I'm going to but I'll need to do another motor build. "

Today, 11:03 AM

Torgus replied to the thread Feeler Thread - Racing Flywheels, Clutch Kits, Racing Axles and Suspension Arms.
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Quote Originally Posted by bluesun View Post
My thoughts exactly. I'm going to (obviously) need a clutch when I choose which single I'm going with, but a clutch rated to 400 ftlb won't do me any good. If you can match a Spec stage 2+ or 3 and be cheaper, I'd give you a try for sure.
A clutch rated to 550 will do you no good as well For what's on the market right now the spec 3+ seems like the best option for a ST or even maxed out twins.

OP your clutches need to be able to hold the max stock frames can for a stage 1 upgrade so it has to be able to handle at least 550lbs all day every day. This would be an upgrade for people not ever planning on a ST but want to be able to handle whatever the stock frames can throw at them.

The next would be something that can handle moderate ST so something around the spec 3+ or 650-700 tq.

Finally one to handle a 1000whp build. So higher than the spec stg 5. "

Today, 11:01 AM

Torgus replied to the thread 2014-15 NFL Season Thread.
" [QUOTE=135pats;585017]Took a few days off and got some away time on Nantucket this past weekend - popped by Gillette on the way back purely as a fan and wanted to pass along my thoughts. Obviously, this is a Patriots-centric post and solely reflects my personal opinion.

- Both Jamie Collins and Dont'a Hightower look like different players this go around. Hightower has a quiet confidence about him and is clearly best suited at the SAM (strong side). He's an end of line thumper who was miscast on the weakside last year. Expect to see him playing toward the LOS more, that's where he can be a very nice all around player. Collins just looks like a beast, to be frank. Rare athlete who was rocking people back with heavy hands all day from what I saw. He'll play at least 80% of the snaps this year if healthy. I can't see a scenario in which you'd choose to take him off the field.

- I worry about the teams depth at linebacker and D line. They have well above average top end talent in Mayo, Collins, Easley, Wilfork, and C. Jones (Hightower could join that group) but the depth is not inspiring. Their inside backers in particular could stand some quality depth infusion, though I think at this point they'll go with what they have. Worrisome.

-In the one practice I saw, I didn't see enough pass rush on the field. Getting Easley integrated will be a godsend but this is still not a unit that can just tee off on quarterbacks. Chandler Jones looked like a force but everyone else I saw relied on effort rather than ability to win 1 on 1. The ability of Collins and Hightower to deliver off the edges on fire and zone exchanges will be critical. Both Kelly and Wilfork have the ability to rush but it's not a safe bet to count on them.

-Gronk looked like Gronk. Dominant in every pass catching drill I saw. I think they'll ease him back in but for fantasy football purposes he showed no lingering effects. In a red zone fade drill he scored 3 consecutive touchdowns. "

Today, 10:59 AM