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  • F87Source's Avatar
    Today, 03:10 AM
    HOLY CRAP, that's the biggest EFR available, 1000WHP here we come! I always said the supra community would drive development of the B58 platform because import guys always are willing to spend crazy money on cars unlike the BMW community. I personally prefer a bottom mounted turbo because I don't like the idea of bringing heat up higher in the engine bay than need be, the increased diificulties of having an air filter, and longer exhaust runners means more lag, but if this is what must be done to fit an EFR 9280 then it is what it is. Turbo blankets and heat wrap will help of course, but it's still not perfect heat insulation. Can this setup run an airfilter? I would hate to see particulate matter destroy the $1500 turbo, and mess up the engine. Plus I personally really hate filterless setups. On a side note the speedtech kit has a 9180 available which is a step down from the 9280, I do wonder if they could make the 9280 fit in a bottom mounted configuration though. All in all, good stuff doc race! Your kits are always really good quality in terms of fit and finish, and use of quality components.
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    Today, 03:04 AM
    Welcome Agent, take a look around, I think you will like what you see.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:01 AM
    Come on, it's way more reliable than the N54 with less problems. The N54 throws a code if you look at it for too long.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:00 AM
    I think the Ferrari is sexier too and there is something about owning a Ferrari that nobody else can replicate but the McLaren is a technological tour de force. I'd have them both ideally.
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  • Coupes11's Avatar
    Today, 01:56 AM
    Thanks Rob for the explanation
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  • Arin@APR's Avatar
    Today, 01:28 AM
    The APR Porsche onslaught continues! Remember, not too long ago APR announced they cracked Siemens SDI 21.X OBD-II port flashing meaning a physical unlock was not required. Now they are rolling out Porsche software tune after software tune with the 991.2 Turbo S being the latest Porsche recipient. The results are strong with APR being able to take the 991.2 Turbo from the 586 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque dyno measured baseline to 685 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque tune only on race gas. Graphs for E85 numbers are coming at a later date. You can read the details below as well as browse the various graphs based on octane, crank, and wheel output. Just another great APR Porsche tuning release. Product Page Product Page Product Page APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 3.8T Turbo S engine! APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 3.8T Turbo S engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally quicker and more exciting vehicle. This is made possible through APR’s optimization of the factory engine management system to take full advantage of the engine’s capabilities, without needing any end user adjustment. The software loads to the factory ECU through the OBD-II port, resulting in a clean and headache-free install. APR ECU Upgrade Stages APR’s ECU Upgrades support various octanes both with or without any hardware modifications. Each stage is fully compatible with an upgraded intake, intercooler, exhaust, or other minor bolt on modifications. Unlike many platforms, no “Stage 2” or additional software tweaks are required to properly utilize a high flow race DP exhaust system as the factory system poses minimal restriction. Porsche Mode Switching Each upgrade offers a host of improvements beyond power alone. Using Porsche’s Normal, Sport, and Sport Plus modes offers varying levels of output while retaining all of the unique characteristics present in each mode. Sport and Sport plus modes give you full power and torque. Normal mode give you modest increase over stock, but focuses on economy and comfort. We’ve optimized boost, fueling, ignition, cams, and more to achieve greater power and torque in all scenarios. Features In Sport Plus mode we’ve reduced turbo lag during reapplication of the throttle by building boost while off the throttle. We have linearized the pedal maps for a more predictable throttle response curve, which works exceptionally well on the track. We’ve enabled left foot braking, and brake boosting. The speed limiter has been removed. We’ve optimized the software to better handle larger wheels without excessive torque interventions. And finally we’ve inverted the start stop functionality so the vehicle starts with this feature disabled. Safety With many customers tracking their Porsche, safety is paramount in our calibration strategy. Through the use of extreme datalogging equipment and additional sensors, thermocouples, and transducers, our engineers were able to fully optimize the ECU for advanced safety routines. This includes implementing several routines not enabled from the factory. The entire thermal management system is optimized to reduce engine bay temperature, and reduce intake air temperature, while also implementing advanced protection routines to prevent oil temperature from achieving unsafe levels. The exhaust crackles disable when temperature thresholds are crossed, and are only enabled in sport mode. Next, we help protect the engine from LSPI by preventing the engine from being lugged out in tall gears. We also protect the turbo from damaging compressor surge, and add in turboshaft overspeed protection. We’ve enabled new temperature protection routines to prevent the engine, exhaust, and other components from overheating, and have implemented temperature management strategies that are fully mindful of the platform’s limited fueling capabilities. We’ve optimized the injection strategy to not only deliver a fatter torque curve and better spool, but to reduce the chances of knock, and torque dips. This is also achieved alongside per cylinder ignition advance and fuel trimming. APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade The APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade is the first step towards making more power! This simple upgrade requires no engine hardware modifications, and produces 623-672 HP with 621-648 FT-LBS of torque, depending on octane. Gains as high as 92-110 HP and 99-116 FT-LBS of torque are available throughout the power band. To get more power, the vehicle can be outfitted with an upgraded intake, cooling, or exhasut system.APR Stage 1 is available for 91 AKI, 93 AKI, 100 AKI, and 104 AKI fuel grades in North America, and 95 RON, 98 RON, 104 RON, and 108 RON in the Rest of the World. APR Stage 1+ ECU Upgrade The APR Stage 1+ ECU Upgrade is the next step towards making more power! This simple upgrade requires an upgraded intercooler system and no engine hardware modifications, and produces 642-685 HP with 623-650 FT-LBS of torque, depending on octane. Gains as high as 92-110 HP and 100-117 FT-LBS of torque are available throughout the power band. To get more power, the vehicle can be outfitted with an upgraded intake, or exhasut system. APR Stage 1 is available for 91 AKI, 93 AKI, 100 AKI, and 104 AKI fuel grades in North America, and 95 RON, 98 RON, 104 RON, and 108 RON in the Rest of the World. Click here to see more interactive dyno graphs at the crank, the wheels, the gain over stock, each octane, and each mode! Crank Figures 586 HP / 516 FT-LBS - Stock as as measured by APR 623 HP / 621 FT-LBS - +92 HP / +99 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 91 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 642 HP / 623 FT-LBS - +92 HP / +100 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1+, 91 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 642 HP / 636 FT-LBS - +97 HP / +105 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 93 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 660 HP / 639 FT-LBS - +98 HP / +106 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1+, 93 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 656 HP / 648 FT-LBS - +109 HP / +116 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 100 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 677 HP / 650 FT-LBS - +109 HP / +117 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1+, 100 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 672 HP / 648 FT-LBS - +110 HP / +116 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 104 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 685 HP / 650 FT-LBS - +110 HP / +117 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1+, 104 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode Individual Dyno Graphs Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 91 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1+ - 91 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 93 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1+ - 93 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 100 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1+ - 100 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 104 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1+ - 104 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Application Guide - 991.2 991 911 Turbo S - PDK & 6MT Price - $2,499.99 USD MSRP - $2,249.99 USD SALE Price Until 2020 How to Buy Visit any APR Dealer in the world. They will flash the ECU via the OBDII port. NOTE At the initial launch we will have limited ECU Box Code support. If you have an ECU we haven't seen, we'll need the ECU sent in for extraction and software creation. For this trouble, we'll provide the tune to you at a deep discount. Please contact us! Product Page Product Page Product Page
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  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 AM
    B135i, we appreciate you taking the time to join.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 01:13 AM
    As you know Doc Race already released their top mount B58 kit based around a BorgWarner EFR turbocharger for the new MKV/A90 Toyota Supra. The version for B58 equipped BMW vehicles such as the F22 240i, G20 340i, G22 440i, etc., followed after and here it is. Doc Race has yet to officially release it on their website but it should be very similar to the Supra version. There are differences between the BMW and Toyota B58 motors and BimmerBoost will go into those details in a later article. The main thing is, if you wanted a similar setup on your BMW to what the Supra guys were running with the Doc Race BorgWarner EFR 9280 single top mount turbo it will now be possible. Perhaps someone at Doc Race can share pricing and turbo options @Doc Race_Kirk.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 01:08 AM
    As you know Doc Race already released their top mount B58 kit based around a BorgWarner EFR turbocharger for the new MKV/A90 Toyota Supra. The version for B58 equipped BMW vehicles such as the F22 240i, G20 340i, G22 440i, etc., followed after and here it is. Doc Race has yet to officially release it on their website but it should be very similar to the Supra version. There are differences between the BMW and Toyota B58 motors and BimmerBoost will go into those details in a later article. The main thing is, if you wanted a similar setup on your BMW to what the Supra guys were running with the Doc Race BorgWarner EFR 9280 single top mount turbo it will now be possible. Perhaps someone at Doc Race can share pricing and turbo options @Doc Race_Kirk.
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  • trickcruiser's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 AM
    I am excited to announce that I am partnering with both Ghassan Autmotive and RB Turbo! Our goals? To put together a car that can run 9's one weekend and then do a road course the very next weekend. We are targeting 700whp on this 1k capable build. Like many of my stories, this one starts off with a little bit of frustration. While I knew the crank hub could be an issue, I was starting to wonder if it was a 1 in a million type of thing (only hear the bad on the internets) or was I destined for failure. Turns out, it is indeed a real thing. :angry-banghead: After running the car FBO w PI for about 2 years, on 11/26 my crank hub finally gave up the ghost. I was still a bit surprised at this because of a few factors. 1: 2018 Comp DCT with 10k on the clock 2: The kick down switch was NEVER used 3: Auto mode has NEVER been used 4: When this failed I was only doing a 3/4 throttle pull up a hill to pass traffic and when I came to a stop I got the dreaded vanos faults that would not clear (13E201 and 3F2012) So onward and upward! Current drivetrain mods: JB4, MHD Full e85 BEF, Thor GTS Flashed, Fuel-it! PI with upgraded feed line kit using 750 injectors, BMS charge and J pipes, BMS intakes, Phoenix intercooler, VRSF DP's, and ACF exhaust. Upgrades being performed by Ghassan Automotive: Forged rods, pistons, APR studs, Max PSI pinned hub, full teardown and rebuild. RB Turbo will be supplying us with is first set of S55 hybrids (so happy to be working with Rob again)! Rob and I set the N54 twin turbo record a few years back with the first 10 second pass (also in partnership with Fuel It!). While this only lasted what seemed like a minute, I feel it was a big step in helping pushing the platform forward. Car was picked up on 12/5/19 and should be there on 12/7/19 Goal is to have the car back up and running in Febuary of 2020! I will be keeping this thread updated as Ghassan and his team make their way through the build.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    The Ferrari Roma is a beautiful new GT but as soon as it was announced people started to wonder if Ferrari might produce a cabriolet version. That would seemingly present a problem as the Ferrari Portofino occupies that particular niche in the lineup. Still, the Portofino is much heavier than the Roma as it is a hard top convertible and perhaps a soft top convertible Roma would offer something different? It certainly is fun to look and dream about such a car.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:04 PM
    Just a few months back we saw an F87 M2 lapping the Hockenheim GP circuit but that was an F87 M2 CS test mule. Sport Auto grabbed an F87 M2 Competition and also tested it on the Hockenheim GP track so we know exactly how much the CS edition picks up on the Competition. Rundenzeit: 01.57,6 minBereifung: Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 / 245/35 R19 / 265/35 R19 Lamborghini Huracán Evo: 1.49,0 min Porsche 718 Cayman GT4: 1.55,0 min BMW M2 CS: 1.55.8 min BMW M2 Competition (Semi): 1.57,6 min Audi TT RS Performance: 1.57.7 min Toyota GR Supra: 1.58,8 min BMW Z4 M40i: 1.59,5 min Porsche 718 Boxster T (PDK): 1.58,8 min Mercedes-AMG A45 S 4Matic +: 2.00,7 min The M2 CS is quicker of course and impressively by 1.8 seconds over the M2 Competition on Pilot Sport Cup 2's. The CS also wore the same tires so you can not blame it on the rubber. There you have it, the time difference on the Hockenheim GP between the F87 M2 CS and F87 M2 Competition.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:57 PM
    Just a few months back we saw an F87 M2 lapping the Hockenheim GP circuit but that was an F87 M2 CS test mule. Sport Auto grabbed an F87 M2 Competition and also tested it on the Hockenheim GP track so we know exactly how much the CS edition picks up on the Competition. Rundenzeit: 01.57,6 minBereifung: Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 / 245/35 R19 / 265/35 R19 Lamborghini Huracán Evo: 1.49,0 min Porsche 718 Cayman GT4: 1.55,0 min BMW M2 CS: 1.55.8 min BMW M2 Competition (Semi): 1.57,6 min Audi TT RS Performance: 1.57.7 min Toyota GR Supra: 1.58,8 min BMW Z4 M40i: 1.59,5 min Porsche 718 Boxster T (PDK): 1.58,8 min Mercedes-AMG A45 S 4Matic +: 2.00,7 min The M2 CS is quicker of course and impressively by 1.8 seconds over the M2 Competition on Pilot Sport Cup 2's. The CS also wore the same tires so you can not blame it on the rubber. There you have it, the time difference on the Hockenheim GP between the F87 M2 CS and F87 M2 Competition.
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