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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-21-2017, 07:16 PM
    Hot on the heels of MotorTrend's 2017 Best Driver's Car competition comes their World's Greatest Drag Race where they have the contestants face off in a straightline contest. They did make one change though by replacing the Miata (which had no chance) with a Tesla Model S P100D. Racing from a stop is the Tesla's game. It shows as it gets a lead off the launch with the 911 Turbo S hot on its heels. Surprisingly, nobody is able to pass the Tesla in time. It runs a 10.5 @ 125 (GPS time) in the 1/4 mile. This is what happens when you do not have a prepped strip or drag rubber for powerful RWD cars. The rest of the times are below in order of trap speed but as stated BoostAddict.com believes the Ferrari is a ringer based on real world results from owners.
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  • Blown6's Avatar
    09-27-2017, 03:18 PM
    http://www.dragtimes.com/blog/mclaren-720s-vs-tesla-model-s-p100d-drag-race
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-27-2017, 11:37 PM
    The 2.9 liter Whipple twin screw supercharger is very popular in the Domestic world and also in the Mercedes-AMG M156 market. Weistec for example utilizes Whipple twin screw blowers in their Stage III+ M156 applications which break into the 9's on the stock internals. It will be interesting to see if the third generation supercharger will be utilized although the new casing may pose some fitment issues. Regardless, check out these results on a Mustang GT with no changes other than moving to the new blower: That is an impressive pickup in power and torque from 3000 rpm on. Not only is the Gen 3 making more power it is also running up to 80 degrees cooler. It is much more efficient. The Gen 3 features new rotors with precision, robotically sprayed, conformal PTFE coating that adapts to the application and clearances needed. The rotors also feature a profile change, along with tighter tolerances that minimize power consumption and leakage. The updated rotor housing features revised port timing and bearing shape for increased rotor filling, along with a new, angled rib pattern for a more aggressive look.
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  • Mrki's Avatar
    09-30-2017, 08:31 AM
    Mrki started a thread Tasos in M275/M279 Twin Turbo V12
    Lets see this video from Tasos
    22 replies | 156 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    09-30-2017, 12:57 AM
    W204 C65 AMG Black Series 4Matic? Yes, you read that correctly. BenzBoost teased this car a year ago while final development and tuning was wrapped up. Getting a build like this done and dialed in takes a bit of time and the owner wanted to have some fun with a sleeper before the word got out. Whoops. It is hard to not write about something extraordinary like this. Just swapping in an M279 V12 into the W204 chassis alone is incredible (look at that fab work!) but they also added 4Matic all wheel drive on top. This is truly a one of a kind build and as the saying goes if you have to ask how much it costs you can not afford it. Weistec did not leave the M279 stock by any means. The V12 receives a sleeved block, forged internals, CNC ported heads, a new dual throttle body intake manifold, and custom turbochargers. It makes over 1000 horsepower at the wheels but best of luck to anyone trying to get a dynograph. Maybe the owner will release a graph at some point. For now, just enjoy one of, if not the outright baddest, C-Class AMG's on Earth.
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  • BQ@BQTuning.com's Avatar
    09-25-2017, 08:30 PM
    No boost leak, 19 PSI with 10-12 degrees adv timing on COBB AP Protuned, stock turbos
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    10-06-2017, 01:03 PM
    You probably know this Huracan already as the owner went through his Dime Racing horror story and VF-Engineering ended up sorting out the car and supercharging it. Now, you already know the McLaren 720S is a beast in stock form. The Huracan owner meets up with a 720S owner and basically there is a lot of annoying talking before and after they botch run after run. Just run the damn cars. Nobody wants to waste twelve minutes on worthless chatter. They line the cars up from a stop and the Huracan gets a lead on the rear wheel drive 720S before quickly getting off the gas. This certainly makes sense as the Huracan is all wheel drive and the TVS blower provides instant torque. With how quickly the Huracan gets off the gas we do not see much of a race. They go from a roll next and the 720S jumps slightly but then gets off the gas only for the Huracan to get on the gas. Is this the first time these guys have ever raced a car before? They try again and the 720S looks to be in the wrong gear or getting on the gas late. Just do three honks and go people. Also, you have GoPro mounts. WTF are you holding a camera for while racing? This is garbage. They run on busy city streets and the Huracan gets off the gas early once the 720S actually gets going. There is no real performance comparison and where is the supposed data that was going to be recorded? If you seriously think your Huracan is faster do a real highway roll instead of putting out misleading crap like this. Fail.
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  • zeenon53's Avatar
    10-05-2017, 05:43 PM
    I unloaded my fbo 335 last summer by accident (got 5k over book). Bought a lightly used 2012 f150 lariat 4x4 over the winter. First time ever owning a truck....not for me. I need to get back into something fast again. New or used doesn't matter, would like to keep the mileage low though. Been looking at late model used M cars, but not totally sold on BMW. I really want something that has roughly 500whp stock or can get their very easily. I'm open to almost anything. I would be trading the truck in on it unless i find something like an ls swapped rx7 or the like for 20k. HELP ME FIND MY HAPPY PLACE!!!
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