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  • BostonBeemah's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    Catch can will not help much in this scenario since most of the oil that contributes to the gunk is coming in through the ports in the head and not the external path that most people run with a catch can.
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  • joiviamma's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:32 PM
    Yep it's real if your breather valve lets too much oil past the catch can; IF there is an oil catch can. ;)
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:30 PM
    A 600 horsepower F10 M5 sounds pretty nice, doesn't it? Well, that is what this Competition M5 happens to be with its 600 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque S63TU engine. Is that worth the $142,696 asking price? No way in hell. First of all, the F10 M5 is underrated to begin with and already makes 600 horsepower although this version is slightly stronger. If a few more horsepower matters to you why not just get an aftermarket tune and considerably exceed this output anyway? The F10 M5 does not exactly hold its value once you drive it off the lot. All this Competition Edition happens to be is an M5 equipped with the Competition Package and a different tune for a premium. They might as well call it the Sucker Edition. Arbitrarily limiting this car to 200 units for Europe and offering a couple new paint colors is not how you make a special edition special. Yes, the US does not get this car but gets it own special edition that is basically the exact same thing showing this recipe is not unique at all. BMWUSA will offer 50 Pure Metal Silver M5's. This version also has 600 horsepower and and 516 lb-ft of torque which is an increase of 25 horsepower and 15 lb-ft of torque over the Competition Package. How does BMW arrive at this increase? New software. Why in the world would anyone overpay for BMW software they can flash into any M5? In the old days a special edition from BMW M required new pistons, new rods, a stroker crank, weight being stripped out, fancy air intakes, revised suspension components, new aerodynamics, etc. Now it's just new software with the same old hardware and people eat it up. They'll find 200 idiots in Europe. They'll find another 50 idiots in the US. You can't blame BMW for taking advantage of people willing to piss away over $131k. Munich. The BMW M Division has developed an exclusive special edition of the world’s most successful high-performance business sedan, setting yet another highlight in the current BMW M5 model range. With power output increased to 441 kW/600 hp and a maximum torque of 700 Newton metres, the BMW M5 “Competition Edition” ranks among the most powerful automobiles in the model history of the BMW brand (combined fuel consumption: 9.9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 231 g/km)*. The BMW M5 “Competition Edition”, which comes as standard with an M dual clutch transmission featuring Drivelogic, sprints from 0 to 100km/h in just 3.9 seconds. A distinctive personalised look, the standard Competition Package and a comprehensive range of optional features render the BMW M5 “Competition Edition”, the production of which is limited to 200, an automobile of exceptionally high value. More power and further enhanced handling characteristics. The familiar 4.4‑litre, high-revving V8 engine featuring path-breaking BMW M TwinPower Turbo technology is the powerful heart of the BMW M5 “Competition Edition”. An increase in boost pressure as well as targeted modifications to the engine management raise the car’s performance vs. the production model by 29 kW/40 hp to 441 kW/600 hp. At the same time, maximum torque has increased by 20 Newton metres to 700 Newton metres. The increase in power output harmonises perfectly with the Competition Package, which is supplied as standard on the BMW M5 “Competition Edition” and noticeably enhances the car’s handling characteristics even further. The Competition Package includes, inter alia, a lowering of the vehicle by 10 millimetres and a firmer setup of spring and damper systems and stabilizers. In conjunction with this modified setup, the specific control setting for the Active M differential fitted as standard on all BMW M5 models ensures further optimized traction. Furthermore, the steering system with an M specific Servotronic function comes with a more direct control map, providing the driver with more precise response and further enhancing the car’s agility in bends. In addition, the M Dynamic Mode of the stability control system DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) has been further aligned to sporty handling characteristics. As a result, the BMW M5 “Competition Edition” guarantees typical M driving dynamics at the highest level both in everyday traffic and on the racetrack, especially when combined with the optional M carbon-ceramic brake system. Exclusive sporty and dynamic look. The BMW M5 “Competition Edition” signalises its extraordinary potential even when at a standstill. The exclusive body colours –100 vehicles in Carbon Black metallic and 100 in Mineral White metallic respectively – strongly emphasise the BMW M5’s sporty, elegant lines. And the 20-inch, forged and polished, double-spoke M light alloy wheels in a Jet Black finish and with mixed tyres (265/35 ZR20 at the front, 295/30 ZR20 at the rear) underscore the car’s outstanding handling characteristics. M Performance parts in carbon such as the rear diffuser, the gurney on the boot lid and the mirror caps set further dynamic accents. The high gloss black kidney grilles and side gills bearing the lettering ”M5 Competition” add the finishing touches to the car's premium appearance. High-quality ambience with sporty accents in the interior. The interior also underscores the uniqueness of the BMW M5 “Competition Edition”. For example, carbon interior trim strips bearing the logo “M5 Competition 1/200” indicate the model’s high-performance qualities and the fact that the BMW M5 “Competition Edition” is just one of the 200 that have been built. The sophisticated interior ambience is strongly characterised by the full leather trim Merino Black with contrast stitching in Opal White and floor mats in Anthracite with leather Merino Opal White bordering. Inside the BMW M5 “Competition Edition”, both driver and front passenger sit in M multifunctional seats, the comprehensive electric adjustment options of which guarantee a perfect balance between comfort and sporty lateral support. Here too, the white lettering “///M5” embroidered on the headrests emphasises the car’s exclusiveness. Further equipment highlights round off the impressive appearance of the ultimate high-performance business sedan: These include the 1,200 watt Bang & Olufsen High End Surround Sound System, BMW Head-Up Display, Comfort Access, Lane Departure Warning or the optional BMW Driving Assistant, heated seats at the front or the through-loading system. The BMW M5 “Competition Edition” is available from 129,500 Euros
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:52 AM
    PorscheBoost is in love with the 911 R. What's not to like? It's the purest 911 driving experience in the Porsche lineup today. It is also absurdly expensive, very rare, and has the most powerful direct injected naturally aspirated flat-6 Porsche ever built. We can not hate it for being spectacular just because getting our hands on it is next to impossible. Just listen to this thing. Sport Auto in Germany got to play with it and they pushed it on the track, mountain roads, and also ran it to its top speed. They hit 318 kph in 6th gear. That works out to an incredible 197.6 miles per hour. The autobahn must be fun.
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    Anyone remember when some people said you can't boost the Voodoo V8 because it's compression ratio is too high? Yep, those people are dumb. Not only does the Voodoo V8 make insane numbers when boosted it doesn't take a lot of pressure to get great output. 4.5 psi is barely any boost at all. They could easily crank this up even on 93 octane pump gas. With meth injection double digit boost could be hit but we're getting ahead of ourselves. Procharger PS1SC, 4.5 PSI, and 93 octane: They state they will turn up the boost and see what it can really do. Expect an easy 700+ to the wheels. <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fpalmbeachdyno%2Fvideos%2F1656672971324913%2F&show_text=0&width=560" width="560" height="315" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe>
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:12 AM
    These guys have a lot of interesting things. I'm hoping to put up more of it including a variety of turbo upgrades.
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    07-21-2016, 06:05 PM
    I don't know but I've never heard of Evo's being considered top end highway cars. Quick down low or sure but he doesn't go into 5th or stretch it out really. Probably due to pushing it on the stock motor. Time to build it...
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  • SpeedLimit?'s Avatar
    07-21-2016, 06:02 PM
    I can't get over how short the EVO's gearing is! My friend with a 9 said he most likely has the super short 4.44 final drive.
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  • DOCRace's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 03:40 PM
    Well this is as big as we can go with the current manifold design and location. Took the tapped out Comp 6465BB and installed the PTE6870 which is their newest bad boy turbo packed in a small frame turbo. I got the 1.15A/R which I planned on using with a built motor. Since that might not all be together for a while I was just itching to install it so I did yesterday. Note to anyone wanting to run this exact turbo (1.15A/R) with our manifold: It fits but you might have to trim the engine cover, bend the heat shield, remove some of the factory chassis glue. The housing is huge compared to the standard **66 1.00A/R. I made it all fit without cutting the engine cover and also installed the new DOC Race lava turbo blanket. First off I just want to say there have been a lot of horror stories about Comp turbos. I may have just gotten a lucky one but this turbo has been super reliable. The only thing that did annoy me was there was oil coming out of the compressor housing and made it look bad when I showed people the car. Other than that it made 750whp on race gas. I put a good 10K miles, some race but mostly pump and never had an issue with it other than the oil in the compressor. First impressions after install: At first start up it was a lot louder so I can definitely tell the exhaust is now really moving. Took it out for a spin to burn off all the oil left from handling the exhaust parts and yes, it has quite a bit more lag which is what I was expecting. Got it back to the shop, checked everything again. Also noticed that once I turned the engine off the turbo spun for much longer than the Comp. I would say it spun for almost a good minute. Took it out for another spin. This time took it up higher in rpm and boost logging everything this time. Again, this thing sounds like a different car. Much louder and again more lag. Was able to log a couple runs. A/F was spot on still so I feel safe enough to at least drive around town low boost. 4th gear I was about to reach 20psi at 3850rpm. I wouldn't say that's too bad. With the Comp 6465 I was able to get 20psi by 3300rpm. So forget about all this low boost talk, what does this really mean? I talked to Andy at AD-Engineering and he's going to try to squeeze me in for a tune also adding a couple other things that I will mention later :naughty: AD-Engineering and Horsepower Barn have a few cars going to Shift Sector 1/2mi race in Oregon in Spet. 10-11 which I will be attending as well so we will be seeing some fast BMW's out there. I will keep everyone updated on the tune.
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    07-21-2016, 02:13 PM
    BenzBoost welcomes EPD Motorsports as its newest vendor and they are starting things off with a bang showcasing what their M133 Stage 3 turbo upgrade is capable of. On their GLA45 AMG project car they managed a world record 100-200 kph (62-124 mph) sprint of 7.4 seconds. That's fast! Also a world record: What is providing this performance? Here are the specs: - Frequency Intelligent Exhaust system - AMS intake - Aquamist Methanol injection system - Willall Racing Intercooler - EPD Motorsports Stage 3 turbocharger upgrade (included water and oil lines) - CSPT Flash tune They are managing to hit an incredible 36 psi of boost with their turbo upgrade. Pictures of the turbo below: Very impressive results for the $3800 asking price for the turbocharger which includes oil and water lines ($900 core charge). Great stuff here and we look forward to seeing what else EPD Motorsports brings to the table.
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    07-21-2016, 01:01 PM
    Great to see more LT1 turbo options for the C7 Corvette. You may remember Legendary Performance from an article on their gorgeous turbo work earlier this year. Well, that was a custom C5 Corvette turbo build but now you can add a C7 turbo kit that starts at $12,599 to their catalog. Here are the details: -Stainless Steel Tubular Manifolds -UPP-5871 Turbos -Down-pipes -K&N Filters -TurboSmart 40mm Wastegates -TurboSmart Race Port BOV -Front Mount Air-to-Air Intercooler -Intercooler Piping -3-Ply Silicone Couplers -Stainless Steel T-Bolt Clamps -Stainless Steel Oil Feed/Return Lines W/AN Fittings -Spark Plug Wires -Spark Plugs -Valve Vanity Covers -Radiator Vanity Cover -Brake Fluid Reservoir Heat Shield -Aluminum Coolant Overflow Tank -All Necessary Hardware and Fittings -Ceramic Coating Standard We would like to see more pictures of the hardware but the power is impressive. The 616 pull is with 7 psi and the 684 pull is with 8 psi of boost. This is on an otherwise stock C7 Corvette so with exhaust changes 700+ is cake: Definitely an option worth considering for those who want more torque as well as headroom compared to a supercharger.
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