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AdminTeam created the thread dvfasthnvn54 is now here!.
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Today, 09:55 AM

AdminTeam created the thread jcalvert86 is now here!.
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Today, 09:54 AM

MFactory replied to the thread MFactory LSD Pre-Buy for Welded Diffs.
" Ok guys, got some good news, and some bad news. Which do you want first? :p

Bad News
After spending the past few days with the engineer and the floor manager, the backlog of work on our machines has reached the point where we are working at 150% of our current capacity. What this means is that, until our new machines arrive at the end of this year, we won't be able to put the new ring & pinions into production

Because of this, instead of making you guys have to wait another few months, we now have no choice but to temporarily cancel this pre-buy for the new ring & pinions.

Good News
We already have the MT fitment LSD in stock, and the DCT/335d fitment LSD is still on schedule for end of Aug. "

Today, 09:47 AM

Torgus replied to the thread PTF/MOTIV Motorsport/OVERREV Fabrication at UTCC.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
You stated rev range. There are a lot of associated parts. Not to mention let's say you do all the associated parts then what about the block? What about the piston speed? What is the RPM?

Let's see a single turbo pushed with all the fuel it needs at the stock rev range before trying to jump ahead.
Oh I agree lets see what they can do with the 7200rpm limit with full E85 on an aggressive tune. It will probably be enough for most people I would think. I'm just stating increasing the rev range means larger turbos and more HP and that 7200 is limiting the power output.

I think we all know the N54 will never be a 'high' reving engine because of it's design. It's never going to hit 10k rpms imo. But 8200-9k I think is a possibility. "

Today, 09:44 AM

Sticky replied to the thread PTF/MOTIV Motorsport/OVERREV Fabrication at UTCC.
" You stated rev range. There are a lot of associated parts. Not to mention let's say you do all the associated parts then what about the block? What about the piston speed? What is the RPM?

Let's see a single turbo pushed with all the fuel it needs at the stock rev range before trying to jump ahead. "

Today, 09:41 AM

nospoolin replied to the thread Feeler Thread - Racing Flywheels, Clutch Kits, Racing Axles and Suspension Arms.
" PM Sent about the flywheel.

Quote Originally Posted by MFactory View Post
We're concentrating on the 335i fitment at the moment, so nothing for the M3 yet.

The sample we have just now is for the 8 bolt. Once this is tested and ok, we will proceed with the 6 bolt version.
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Today, 09:41 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Gintani DCT pan review.
" Well it also makes you wonder how bearing issues happen but BMW definitely is not flawless. "

Today, 09:40 AM

Torgus replied to the thread PTF/MOTIV Motorsport/OVERREV Fabrication at UTCC.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
Yes but it is not just revs. What about the cams? What about the head? Valvetrain? Then what about the crank? Then what about the rods? Then this, then that, etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37OWL7AzvHo

Right...so like I said the rev range is now what is holding the N54 back, that is the problem. Unless someone uses a helper shot or wants a stupidly small power range with tons of lag.

The solution is how do you increase the rev range safely, that will take a combination of things most likely like som eof the componenets you said. We know VAC says their springs & head are good for 10k rpms in a racing environment. So all that is left is the bottom end and possibly cams imo. We know the stock springs broke at 8200RPMs on a ST car via Shiv, but no other issues(apparently) increasing the RPMs by 1k over stock. While I am sure cams will help nothing shows the stock cams being a problem so far at 7200rpm. According to VAC you really can't increase the lift much at all so cams are not going to have the huge benefit they may on other platforms where you want more MM of lift, obviously playing with duration will help. My guess is the crank/rods will be a limitation above 8200rpm. Look at any ST dyno and look at what just an 8200rpm red line would do for the power/rev range of the cars. Once there is a proven solution to the problem it should very very interesting to see where the N54 platform goes! "

Today, 09:37 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed in new patent photos.
" It looks like some of the questions about the upcoming 991 GT3 RS have been settled thanks to these leaked patent photos. The first question was whether for the first time ever a production 911 GT3 RS model would have Turbo inspired engine intake at the rear. The answer is year. It looks like Porsche wants to make sure the engine gets cool air so that no embarrassing engine fire issues pop up again.

The cosmetic items are easy to spot. The intakes, the roll cage, the wider body work, the aggressive wheels, etc. The question remains as to what is under the hood. It likely is a mildly tweaked version of the 991 GT3 3.8 liter flat-6.

Rumors persist about a turbocharged powerplant but spy videos of the test car on the 'Ring sound like the high revving GT3 mill is under the hood. It is unlikely Porsche will turbocharge the GT3 RS as they never have before and where would that leave a potential 991 GT2?

Expect the official reveal with more details in the next few months.

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Today, 09:26 AM

mjmarovi replied to the thread Looking for cars in South Florida to test fit mounts and shoot pictures..
" No bimmer love? Fine, don't use my car then. "

Today, 09:23 AM

Torgus replied to the thread Gintani DCT pan review.
" So BMW's DCT can't handle normal sustained driving? I'm amazed they would release it knowing this. I mean hey must have tested the car on a long drive before releasing it no? Glad to hear there is a fix but slightly disconcerting that BMW released it this way from the factory. "

Today, 09:17 AM

alex@ABRhouston replied to the thread Official Food Thread!.
" Forgot about this thread. I have a half-assed food blog now.

https://www.facebook.com/anolleats


Here's a few pics.

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Today, 09:14 AM

SLS AMG created the thread SLS AMG Black Series heavy downshifting.
" Here is a video showing an SLS BS around track downshifting. You can compare the sound ta standard SLS (the matte black in the Video). Btw, the hardware and the gearing in the trany for the SLS BS is diffrent than the Black series. I just confirmed this from an AMG representative that just visited NBK in Qatar. @JRCART
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6pIZhvfqxo&hd=1
Here is another road drive in Oregan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqviZLwLyGM "

Today, 09:11 AM

Sticky replied to the thread PTF/MOTIV Motorsport/OVERREV Fabrication at UTCC.
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Quote Originally Posted by Torgus View Post
Please elaborate. With low displacement rev range is needed to spool larger turbos. Seems pretty simple to me...
Yes but it is not just revs. What about the cams? What about the head? Valvetrain? Then what about the crank? Then what about the rods? Then this, then that, etc. "

Today, 09:06 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Looking for cars in South Florida to test fit mounts and shoot pictures..
" Moving this to the Regional forum. "

Today, 09:03 AM

Torgus replied to the thread PTF/MOTIV Motorsport/OVERREV Fabrication at UTCC.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
You're wrong.
Please elaborate. With low displacement rev range is needed to spool larger turbos. Seems pretty simple to me... "

Today, 09:02 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Group63 in Qatar.
" Very cool. How many members are there? "

Today, 09:02 AM

Sticky replied to the thread PTF/MOTIV Motorsport/OVERREV Fabrication at UTCC.
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Quote Originally Posted by Torgus View Post
Seriously with fueling figured out by vargas and PTF the Rev range is all that is holding this platform back. Anyone please correct me if I am wrong.
You're wrong. "

Today, 09:02 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Gintani DCT pan review.
" I can't wait to try it out myself! The trans overheating drove me nuts on the strip. "

Today, 09:01 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Joke Thread.
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Today, 08:58 AM