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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 07:26 AM
    This stuff is being pushed hard on social media and it seems dealers just got their Helix's in. Nobody is addressing any of the engineering and technical questions raised though. Spool Performance never even admitted to any failures which is disconcerting. They seem more interested in sales than solutions. Sure is going to be interesting to see how it pans out...
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 06:59 AM
    @kayzrx82 SwissPatriotRG Xm-n54 Any of you guys working on this still?
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 06:47 AM
    Sticky replied to a thread B58: B58 MILVs !! in B38, B48, B58, S58
    Get me a bunch of pics so I can turn this into an article. e-mail me them if you like and I'll take care of the rest!
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  • CobraMarty's Avatar
    Today, 06:40 AM
    CobraMarty replied to a thread B58: B58 MILVs !! in B38, B48, B58, S58
    Didn't sleep well so I got up early and took a pair of calipers to the B58 head that I have. Ports are BIG. B58 Intake is Oval shape- 35.7mm tall x 50mm wide. Not 'rectoval' like the N54/N55 at 29mm x 50mm. B58 Exhaust is also Oval- 29.2mm x 45.7mm wide. Not round like the N54/N55. B58 Valves measure- Intake 29.9-30.0mm, Exhaust 28.4mm. N52/N54/N55 Exhaust valves are all 28mm. N52 intake valves- 34.2mm, N54- 31.4mm, N55- 32mm. So just by 'looks', the B58 head is an improvement. Exhaust especially, Bigger ports and Bigger valves = more flow. Intake, maybe not so much, Bigger ports and smaller valves. IDK, but maybe that combination is better flowing than smaller ports and bigger valves. Or is there another reason or something else going on? The intake valves look to be moved out and right at the edge of the cylinder bore. It doesn't look like a bigger intake valve diameter would fit. Don't throw stones about the B58's 'smaller' intake valves just yet. Interesting is the different engines actual measurements. N52- 85mm bore x 88mm stroke = 2996cc and has the biggest intake valve 34.2mm. Cam is I-255*/E-263* durations. N54/55- 84mm bore x 89.6mm stroke = 2979cc and have 31.4mm and 32mm intake valves. Cams are N54- I-245*/E-261* and N55- I-255*/263* durations. B58- 82mm bore x 94.6mm stroke = 2998cc and has 30mm intake valves which looks to be the largest that would fit the 82mm bore. Cams to be determined. There is a correlation between cylinder bore diameter and intake valve size. Just some simple, basic engine generalities- Bigger bore (bigger intake valve) and shorter stroke make for a higher rev'ing engine. N52 engine. Smaller bore (smaller intake valve) and longer stroke makes for better intake filling and more torque and power across a broader rpm range. B58 engine. Without a doubt, BMW did their homework. The B58 engine looks very promising!!
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  • Sticky2's Avatar
    Today, 05:59 AM
    Sticky2 replied to a thread B58: B58 MILVs !! in B38, B48, B58, S58
    Coukd we get more pics of that cylinder head? Like a lot more? Also impressions...
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  • 65AMG's Avatar
    Today, 05:14 AM
    They are good guys i can recommend and they are well in business and known in the German Tuning scene.
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  • Jerain's Avatar
    Today, 04:26 AM
    I know them for a while and think they have great quality products from what I've read online, but the pricing seems to be a bit high to match the US and other "new market" turbo manufacturers...
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  • Jerain's Avatar
    Today, 02:01 AM
    Again, what fuel do you use? Try to up your octane, get the best pump fuel and add some E...
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 01:14 AM
    You likely have noticed many articles about TTE (The Turbo Engineers) lately as they seem to have a hybrid turbocharger upgrade for basically any platform. They are usually the first to market as well as evidenced by their recent Lamborghini Urus upgrade. You name it, they have a turbo upgrade. BoostAddict did not know how large their reach was until speaking with Simon Sharp of Sharp Motorsport Ltd. This network of sites can often be quite critical as we question pricing trying to keep vendors honest and being located in the USA we use dollar priced products as the barometer. Now is a good time to mention we were very wrong in our criticism of TTE's Porsche 991.2 GT2 RS TTE1200 VTG turbo upgrade. Why? Because much like the X51 package for the Porsche 991.2 3.0 Carrera models a VIN must be provided to Porsche to get the turbochargers which are then modified. Buying Porsche factory parts directly is not cheap. There are few VINS to go around and few GT2 RS owners that modify their cars. It is not the same as machining some housings off a volume model and the price reflects the cost of the VTG's to begin with from Porsche then the work TTE has to do in order to get them to support 1200+ horsepower level of output. PorscheBoost got it wrong saying the price was absurd. On the bright side, TTE Global is aboard the network as a premium vendor and they are expanding their reach worldwide. APR recently tuned some 2.5 TFSI models equipped with TTE hybrids for example. Additionally, TTE offers the largest volume of hybrid turbocharger upgrades in Europe. Many of those big Euro tuning houses you hear of go to TTE and private label. We will not name names but you have likely heard of a certain very big Porsche tuner with a single syllable name. Yep, they go to TTE. As do some AMG tuning houses by the way. They are number one for a reason and it is because their products work. Yes, on a direct dollar conversion some of their turbos are more expensive than US competition but you know what you get for that money? A quality product that works and lasts. They are not sourcing cheap Chinese garbage. People will pay for quality. BoostAddict will cover the TTE Global product line: https://tteglobal.com/ You can expect to see more of their turbo upgrades in the USA. Welcome aboard TTE Global!
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 01:10 AM
    You likely have noticed many articles about TTE (The Turbo Engineers) lately as they seem to have a hybrid turbocharger upgrade for basically any platform. They are usually the first to market as well as evidenced by their recent Lamborghini Urus upgrade. You name it, they have a turbo upgrade. BoostAddict did not know how large their reach was until speaking with Simon Sharp of Sharp Motorsport Ltd. This network of sites can often be quite critical as we question pricing trying to keep vendors honest and being located in the USA we use dollar priced products as the barometer. Now is a good time to mention we were very wrong in our criticism of TTE's Porsche 991.2 GT2 RS TTE1200 VTG turbo upgrade. Why? Because much like the X51 package for the Porsche 991.2 3.0 Carrera models a VIN must be provided to Porsche to get the turbochargers which are then modified. Buying Porsche factory parts directly is not cheap. There are few VINS to go around and few GT2 RS owners that modify their cars. It is not the same as machining some housings off a volume model and the price reflects the cost of the VTG's to begin with from Porsche then the work TTE has to do in order to get them to support 1200+ horsepower level of output. PorscheBoost got it wrong saying the price was absurd. On the bright side, TTE Global is aboard the network as a premium vendor and they are expanding their reach worldwide. APR recently tuned some 2.5 TFSI models equipped with TTE hybrids for example. Additionally, TTE offers the largest volume of hybrid turbocharger upgrades in Europe. Many of those big Euro tuning houses you hear of go to TTE and private label. We will not name names but you have likely heard of a certain very big Porsche tuner with a single syllable name. Yep, they go to TTE. As do some AMG tuning houses by the way. They are number one for a reason and it is because their products work. Yes, on a direct dollar conversion some of their turbos are more expensive than US competition but you know what you get for that money? A quality product that works and lasts. They are not sourcing cheap Chinese garbage. People will pay for quality. BoostAddict will cover the TTE Global product line: https://tteglobal.com/ You can expect to see more of their turbo upgrades in the USA. Welcome aboard TTE Global!
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  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 01:06 AM
    Welcome to a real enthusiast forum DKC.
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  • Coupes11's Avatar
    Today, 01:02 AM
    I agree with your comment on the timing corrections. I wish I knew how to get eliminate them or at least reduce them. Dimitri @ BQ Tuning has been trying from his end. Certainly, the trap speed is less than it should be. I had another 2 runs last night. On the 1st run, I tried a 2nd gear launch with no success. After launching, it automatically changed into 3rd at 3,800 rpm which killed the run. Got a 11.159s @ 127.78 mph. On the 2nd run, I did a 1st gear launch and managed a 10.927s @ 128.35 mph. 60' time on the 2nd run was 1.64s compared to a 1.944s on the 1st run. Datalogs Run 1 https://datazap.me/u/coupes44/datalog210819run-1?log=0&data=0-3-21&trim=0&tmin=323.84&tmax=340.46 Run 2 https://datazap.me/u/coupes44/datalog210819run-2?log=0&data=0-3-21&trim=0&tmin=685.20&tmax=700.07
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 12:41 AM
    Honestly, that's fantastic!! Wish the Nizpro trans took off more and they kept doing it. The results are great.
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    Today, 12:41 AM
    Not a ton of 10-second RHD hybrid results to report but this is great to see. BimmerBoost members in the United Kingdom as well as Australia in particular will take notice of this result on a full weight E92 335i and of course the Nizpro upgraded automatic is helping that elapsed time. Rob Beck covered the details below: Not a real common feat for this platform, especially on twins and stock'ish powertrain, while full weight. Even more so unique is that I believe this maybe the first RHD car to ever hit 10's period? (That is of course barring those running power glides) At any rate great short times helped this one along, but still pretty deep into the 10's so it is not like it just eek'd it's way in there in the process. Back to the OE'ish power train and full weight category, this is the 2nd quickest 1/4 ET I recall ever seeing... but it is open for discussion as well. Anyway here is all of the information that was provided, including the timeslip, below. Stock internals Twin Super RB Evo 17T Turbos VTT inlets Fabricated my own aluminium outlets VRSF 7.5" Race IC ER Charge pipe with twin Forge DVs Fuel-it Stage 3 LPFP and PI Bimmerlife coils and NGK 95770 spark plugs 0.022" AR catless downpipes Exhaust is stock apart from 200cpsi secondary cats Custom tune from BQ Tuning using MHD Transmission is a Nizpro upgraded ZF 6HP21 with Stage 3 xHP tune and stock TC Modified M3 diff fitted with 3.25 ratio gears and E36 LSD Mickey Thompson 275/40R17 ET Street S/S tyres https://datazap.me/u/coupes44/datalo...54&tmax=908.41
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    Today, 12:39 AM
    Not a ton of 10-second RHD hybrid results to report but this is great to see. BimmerBoost members in the United Kingdom as well as Australia in particular will take notice of this result on a full weight E92 335i and of course the Nizpro upgraded automatic is helping that elapsed time. Rob Beck covered the details below: Not a real common feat for this platform, especially on twins and stock'ish powertrain, while full weight. Even more so unique is that I believe this maybe the first RHD car to ever hit 10's period? (That is of course barring those running power glides) At any rate great short times helped this one along, but still pretty deep into the 10's so it is not like it just eek'd it's way in there in the process. Back to the OE'ish power train and full weight category, this is the 2nd quickest 1/4 ET I recall ever seeing... but it is open for discussion as well. Anyway here is all of the information that was provided, including the timeslip, below. Stock internals Twin Super RB Evo 17T Turbos VTT inlets Fabricated my own aluminium outlets VRSF 7.5" Race IC ER Charge pipe with twin Forge DVs Fuel-it Stage 3 LPFP and PI Bimmerlife coils and NGK 95770 spark plugs 0.022" AR catless downpipes Exhaust is stock apart from 200cpsi secondary cats Custom tune from BQ Tuning using MHD Transmission is a Nizpro upgraded ZF 6HP21 with Stage 3 xHP tune and stock TC Modified M3 diff fitted with 3.25 ratio gears and E36 LSD Mickey Thompson 275/40R17 ET Street S/S tyres https://datazap.me/u/coupes44/datalo...54&tmax=908.41
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 12:30 AM
    Does Dzenno have naked pics of you or something? Defending not disclosing nitrous to claim a record as if tune only is pretty pathetic as is acting like this tune ran 10's when it didn't.
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    Today, 12:21 AM
    VF-Engineering knows what PorscheBoost and the BoostAddict Network of sites likes to see. Real world data, real world results. VF-Engineering has a long history tuning Porsches from 911's with supercharger kits to turbocharged variants. Let's start with the dyno results from the VF-Engineering all wheel drive Mustang dynamometer. Vehicle: 2016 Porsche 991.1 Turbo (Cabriolet) Hardware Mods: NONE Software Mods: HEX Tuning Stage ONE Dyno: Mustang AWD-500-SE STOCK: 464 WHP / 493 WTQ TUNED:496 WHP / 598 WTQ Peak Gains: 29 WHP / 102 WTQ MAX Gains: +113 WHP & 165WTQ @ 3,600 RPM 464 horsepower to all four wheels on this dyno stock on 91 octane pump gas is very healthy. This being a 991.1 Turbo, look at the torque increase and not just peak horsepower. From 3000 rpm on and it is just night and day. Picking up over 100 lb-ft at all four wheels is, frankly, huge. The majority of the gain comes down low as expected. So how does this translate to real world acceleration? A Dragy GPS box was utilized to measure before and after 0-60 and 0-100 sprints. STOCK 0-60: 3.25s STOCK 0-100: 7.61s TUNED 0-60: 2.87s TUNED 0-100: 6.63s Knocking off almost a full second on the 0-100 sprint is a major gain. 0-100 in 6.63 seconds is supercar territory. Not bad at all for what is Stage 1 Hex software only on 91 octane pump gas.
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  • Chris@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 AM
    Good question, really varies. As a mechanic, I'm slow in general, but very methodical, so I didn't see the need to. Tony is like the tasmanian devil on energy drinks, and he takes out injectors when he checks tire pressures, so to each their own. I'd say if you give one or two good trys w/no gasket to test fit the new VC back on and you seem to be hanging up on the injectors, don't fool around, just pull them and reinstall. If you test fit it a couple times with no issues, be the wild man (or woman!) that you are and change it w/out pulling injectors. You rebel you.
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