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  • Tony@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
    01-29-2016, 07:18 PM
    There is a lot of interest in fueling on the N54 platform. This is necessitated of course by limitations of the direct fuel injection system. Many guys are now running supplemental port fuel injection in addition to upgrades to the direct fuel injection system. VTT (Vargas Turbocharger Technologies) is upgrading their project car's fuel system. They are not selling these upgrades but it certainly is fueling (haha, get it?) a big discussion on the BimmerBoost forums regarding the topic. The car is running the VTT 'Shotgun' direct injection upgrade along with a port fuel injection system. Further details on how VTT is upgrading the fuel system from Tony@VargasTurboTech are below. Decided to get the car ready for big power once we get the built motor back, and throw the stage 3 back on it. Bought the Radium triple surge tank, 3 Walbro 450's, and was able to tuck it into the trunk cubby for a completely stealth system that can easily support 1000-1200WHP on 100% E85. I have each pump wired to a relay, one pump is triggered by the factory signal, second pump comes in at 10 psi, 3rd at 20 psi. Took quite a bit of work, but to me this is the cleanest way, everything in the tank stays nice and stock except one return fitting, and the rest is hidden from view, and extremely quiet. Couldn't be happier with the set up, and honestly it cost me around $1200 to do it not counting my labor, that's not bad considering what other kits cost. If anyone has any specific questions on how its set up, I would be happy to answer them. Basically this is the break down. Stock pump feeds stock filter, which feeds surge tank, 3 pumps into a 3 to 1 Y fitting. Three -6 in one -8 out. -8 all the way to the FPR, then -8 out of the FPR -8 to dual -6 Y fitting, one -6 up to shotgun, one -6 to PI. -6 return from FPR to surge tank, -6 from surge tank to driver bucket. Anyone trying to make real power on these motors is going to need a fuel system like this, until a real double or triple drop in option is available
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  • mmmcookies335's Avatar
    02-01-2016, 10:51 AM
    Replaced my valve cover yesterday, threw the old one away. Realized on the way to work I forgot to replace my RB PCV valve.... dumbass. What was your fuck up of the day?
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    02-04-2016, 07:43 PM
    Congratulations to BenzBoost member @charliekay who is so close to the 9's in his supercharged W204 C63 AMG that he can taste it. He upgraded to the Weistec 3.0 liter Stage III twin screw blower and ran 10.22 @ 137.09 which was a considerable improvement from the 10.83 @ 129.22 he managed on the Stage II 2.3 liter blower. Now with different wheels and tires he shaved it down to 10.173 @ 139.18 on a 1.549 60 foot. Obviously a better launch than the previous 1.606 60 foot so the new tire setup is helping. He is just a hair away from the 9's but as @charliekay is an Australian member keep in mind the weather is not doing him any favors right now. In the winter we might see that elusive 9 second pass which is certainly impressive for a stock internal supercharged M156.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    02-04-2016, 07:39 PM
    Congratulations to BenzBoost member @charliekay who is so close to the 9's in his supercharged W204 C63 AMG that he can taste it. He upgraded to the Weistec 3.0 liter Stage III twin screw blower and ran 10.22 @ 137.09 which was a considerable improvement from the 10.83 @ 129.22 he managed on the Stage II 2.3 liter blower. Now with different wheels and tires he shaved it down to 10.173 @ 139.18 on a 1.549 60 foot. Obviously a better launch than the previous 1.606 60 foot so the new tire setup is helping. He is just a hair away from the 9's but as @charliekay is an Australian member keep in mind the weather is not doing him any favors right now. In the winter we might see that elusive 9 second pass which is certainly impressive for a stock internal supercharged M156.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-15-2016, 11:13 AM
    F80 M3 and F82 M4 owners are already pushing their motors hard despite tuning on the platform being at a fairly early stage. More and more 700+ wheel horsepower examples thanks to turbo upgrades are hitting the roads and some guys have already hit some internal hardware limits. You can read the various forums and see that rods have given way and some guys have blown motors but is that due to the internals not being able to take it or the tuning? The answer is likely somewhere in the middle. Much like in the N54 world tuning will evolve and engines tuned early on let go at far less power than people are making on the stock motor these days. The S55 will evolve and make considerable power on the stock internals but for those who want peace of mind (and a bit of tuning leeway) upgraded internals are a must. TPG Tuning is putting together a built S55 with upgraded rods and pistons. There is another East Coast tuner that apparently ordered some of these same internals so people are pushing these cars hard already. We look forward to seeing the finished built S55 product,
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-22-2016, 09:31 PM
    BimmerBoost member @cryptocar has a 2013 F30 335xi. These models are equipped with the N55 turbo motor. A fairly well known problem is the BMW oem charge pipe fails. It happens with stock boost and on stock cars and not just on modified examples. @cryptocar's car was modded with the Dinan Stage I tune. A weak tune, as we already demonstrated in an N55 tuning dyno comparison. Due to the Dinan tune on the car and their claim the charge pipe doesn't break unless messed with the dealer refused to warranty the charge pipe which is a $450 part and dealers charge up to $500 to replace it. @cryptocar could not get the dealer to warranty the part and Dinan was not any help. Here's a quick overview: Frustrating right? Dealer won't warranty the part as they can say the car is modded and Dinan refuses to help as they say this is a common failure on the N55. Let's get some more details: So he is out the money on the charge pipe and labor which he should not be. The illusion of the Dinan warranty safety net with BMW is exactly that, an illusion. It is a strong marketing ploy and that is primarily how they use it. The first thing BMW, Dinan, and basically any of these companies these days will do is try to get out of honoring a warranty. They have people and departments dedicated to this task. Ask yourself this question. What is the point of paying more for a Dinan product that is supposedly safer if Dinan will hang you out to dry blaming BMW and BMW will hang you out to dry for running the Dinan product? Even if it is a BMW dealer that sells Dinan parts? You would be in the same position with any other part from anyone else, wouldn't you? Ultimately, what wins out is not honoring if the warranty if they can get away with it. They got away with it.
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  • JamesNavy's Avatar
    01-27-2016, 09:26 PM
    I'm looking at the AMS Alpha 7 and Alpha 9. The 7 keeps the stock turbos, is a couple thousand dollars cheaper and claims a 2.85 0-60 vice the 3.3 on the Alpha 9 which has upgraded turbos and costs more. What am I missing here? Why would someone get the Alpha 9 instead of the Alpha 7? My apologies if I am just being ignorant or can't read well.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-30-2016, 05:51 PM
    Many of you are wondering why someone would ditch the S62 5.0 liter V8 under the hood of the E39 M5 for a smaller BMW inline-6 motor. Well, these results make a strong argument for such a swap. This E39 M5 belongs to BimmerBoost member @Omni. You can read all about his decision to do the swap in a past article. Even at lower power levels than the car runs currently it was a beast. @Omni beat up on a tuned Cadillac CTS-V Wagon as well as a tuned F13 M6 Gran Coupe. With the car now making over 800 to the wheels it is safe to say he can take on even more stout competition. He is running a Precision 6266 turbocharger at 35 psi of boost. 100% methanol is injected in a direct port setup. A water and methanol blend is utilized as well before the compressor. Tuning is by @NickG of Technique Tuning and done on the stock DME no less. The result? 813 horsepower and 819 lb-ft of torque at the wheels which works out to comfortably over 900 at the crank. However you feel 800+ horsepower at the wheels is serious power and this may be the world's most powerful E39 at this point. Simply incredible results and props to @Omni for continuing to push the boundaries.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-27-2016, 11:12 PM
    Russian BenzBoost member @Vasily1 has a variety of nice boosted toys. One of them is this W212 Mercedes-AMG E63 built by GAD Motors. They call it 'Stage VIP' which is essentially 'Stage Fat Wallet' as it is pretty much a custom build tailored to what @Vasily1 wants. On an intermediate tune (in other words there is more in it) the car puts down 1115 horsepower and 1018 lb-ft of torque at the crank. This makes it difficult to compare to Dynojet outputs at the wheels or other dynos. There is no doubt the car is absurdly fast. We have not seen anything on this setup yet due to the Russian winter which is certainly understandable. When things get warmer he will go to events and try it out against some stout competition. He trapped 142.5 in the 1/4 mile although this was not measured on an NHRA sanctioned dragstrip. You can get an idea as to the performance capability in the video below where the E63 runs a Huracan. Despite the Huracan getting a huge lead the GAD E63 runs it down and pulls past. The 1/4 mile trap speed in the video is 139 miles per hour. The E63 also runs a PP-Performance tuned F12 M6. It makes easy work of it running a 10.58 @ 138.76. The M6 only manages a 12.19 @ 126.8 in comparison. It will be interesting to see what the car does at the next round of Moscow Unlimited events and @Vasily1 has talked about getting it out to a drag strip. GAD Motors certainly is building some potent M157's.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-27-2016, 02:30 PM
    The E60 M5 camera car in the video belongs to BimmerBoost member @tjav8b. His car is no slouch in stock form thanks to the S85 5.0 liter V10 under the hood but his is not stock. It is boosted courtesy of a Vortech based supercharger kit meaning it is quite potent especially on the top end. He decided to take his car to a 1/2 mile race event in Florida where there was a variety of competition. Competition that included this CTS-V that suddenly just pulls away like the M5 is standing still. We do not know the modifications on the CTS-V. All we know is it is impressive to say the least. The CTS-V trapped over 170 on this run and the M5 managed 159 miles per hour. Thank you @tjav8b for sharing the video and not caring about a win or loss.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-21-2016, 01:05 PM
    Stock internal 2015 Mustang GT? Check. Whipple 2.9 liter twin screw supercharger? Check. Drag tires? Check. MS109 race gas? Check. Stock manual transmission? Check. Put all that together and you get a 2015 Mustang GT that runs 9's in the 1/4 mile at over 150 miles per hour of trap speed. We knew the Whipple 2.9 liter supercharger made quite an impact on the new Mustang GT S550 models. On 91 octane pump gas it adds 317 horsepower to the rear wheels for numbers in the mid 600 to the wheels range. What is it doing on MS109 race gas with custom tuning from Lund Racing? That's a good question but we would venture to guess quite a bit more. The 1/4 mile result certainly is impressive to say the least. As is the 1.47 60 foot time.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-27-2016, 04:11 PM
    A Lamborghini catching fire is nothing new. It can even happen to a car that is stock. With high horsepower built twin turbo examples there certainly is a lot more heat generated and accidents can happen with such builds such as what you see in the video here. That is why it is puzzling that rather than addressing the issue Underground Racing is attempting to sweep it under the rug. We all know they have some of the strongest Audi/Lamborghini V10 builds in the world. As a matter of fact, this car set a record before burning down and UGR is touting the record but ignoring what happened to the car. Why are they being so insecure here? UGR apparently forced MotorTrend who was at the event and caught this Gallardo catching fire on video to pull their footage. They apparently have forced others to delete their videos as well. That even includes deleting comments about the incident: That seems a bit paranoid, doesn't it? Deleting comments? Pulling videos? Blocking users from commenting on social media? This network does not believe in such censorship by tuners. We want to know what happened and for customers as well as potential customers to be made aware of any issues as their safety is the primary concern here. Underground Racing is handling this issue poorly and enthusiasts do not appreciated being bullied by tuners. Rest assured this article is not going anywhere.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    02-03-2016, 03:43 PM
    This is getting ridiculous. We were already blown away by the Gen V Viper making quadruple digit horsepower on the stock motor this early on in its tuning. A tuner by the name of Unleashed Tuning managed to hit 1002 horsepower to the wheels on 93 octane. Calvo Motorsports has taken things quite a bit further on 93 octane pump gas with 1187 rear wheel horsepower and 1175 lb-ft of torque at the wheels. What allows this kind of pump gas power? It is tuned on a Motec M1 standalone ECU. Calvo's tuner believes they could easily get it over 1200 whp on pump as well but they think they are pushing the motor far enough as is. No knock, no detonation, and no issues with almost 1200 whp on 93 octane pump fuel. The scary thing is it can go further but nobody wants to be the first one to find the limit of the Gen V Viper internals. What can you say? The new Viper is badass.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-30-2016, 06:41 PM
    Congrats to AudiBoost member @spool twice who improved his 11.881 @ 115.93 1/4 mile run in his B8.5 Audi S5 to 11.652 @ 117.81. This is the quickest B8.5 Audi S5 time to date. What makes it impressive is this is still on the stock blower with no weight reduction as well as with Dunlop street tires. Mod list: - GIAC stage II v2 Race - GIAC TCU 4,000 rpm launch control - AFE filter - 034 Throttle Body Boot - Drilled hole in airbox - x-pipe mod - E85/93 octane mix - AWE-Tuning pulley Track density altitude at the time of the run was 567 feet. That means there is probably a more in it. Maybe a mid 11 at roughly 119 miles per hour? Definitely quick but there is not much more left to get out of the OEM blower. It will be interesting to see if he takes it further.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-26-2016, 06:35 PM
    Well, this is a new horsepower for turbocharged Porsche flat-6 motors. The record previously stood at 1560 horsepower from a 996 Turbo tuned by Undercover Performance on a ProEFI ECU. That was also achieved with nitrous though and what makes the new record remarkable is it is boost only. Thanks to a Protomotive Built 4.2 liter flat-6 motor and boost from a pair of Forced Performance 3794 turbochargers this 997 GT2 achieves 1564 horsepower and 1189 lb-ft of torque to the wheels. That is on E85 fuel and 33.3 psi of boost. What would the numbers be on a Dynojet? We are not sure but probably a bit less. It is also conceivable that the car has more in it. We do not have any more details and the owner is not sharing any photos. It seems he wants to let the car do the talking at 1/2 mile roll on events. It's not going to have any trouble getting its competition talking, that is for sure.
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  • Tony@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
    Today, 07:59 PM
    Hello everyone, by now most of you have seen the waves our new N54 GC turbocharger offering is making on the platform, so it's time to spill the beans on all the details, such as pricing, availability, fitment, logs, ordering giveaway, etc. We will start with pricing. the pricing schedule will be as outlined below. What is included with the default kit is turbos, inlets, charge pipe. If you already have inlets, you get a discount, if you already have one of our charge pipes (no one does yet, but a ton on order) you can get another discount. Intro Price: Intro Price: $3799 Turbos only without inlets, and CP Intro Price: $3899 Turbos with CP only (you already have either our 2" inlets or another 2" inlet brand, stock frame 1.75-1.80" inlets will NOT work) Intro Price: $3999 Turbos with Inlets, and CP both MSRP once intro price is over: MSRP: $4299 turbos only without inlets, and CP MSRP: $4399 Turbos with CP only MSRP: $4499 Turbos with inlets, and CP We will be doing the intro price for the first 20 sets sold, after that prices go up to MSRP. Availability: They are available on our website right now for Pre-order at the intro price. Sign up for the website, and use discount code VTTGCINTRO our initial order is 50 sets of these from our manufacture, we expect them arrive to us in about 30-60 days. As soon as they come in, the pre-orders ship the next day, after that we will keep stock on hand meaning, any order ships the same of next day ordered, if done so by 3pm PST, if not the next day. VTT buy back program: If you have a current set of VTT hybrid turbochargers this is the buy back offer when purchasing a set of new GC turbochargers. Stage 1: $500 credit towards your purchase, to be refunded once turbos are sent back Stage 2: $1000 credit towards your purchase, to be refunded once turbos are sent back Stage 2+: $1500 credit towards your purchase, to be refunded once turbos are sent back We do not offer any buy back for other manufactures N54 turbochargers, if you have a set try to sell them, if you have a current unfilled order speak with them about your options. Customer Appreciation Giveaway: The way we will be doing our giveaway is a little different, and gives the people who really want a set of these, the ultimate odds to get a free set. Here is how it will work. For the first 20 intro sets, every person who orders is eligible for the giveaway, for each 10 sets ordered we will give one set away, meaning by the time we get to 20 sets sold, you have a 1 in 10 chance of winning! This is a much better contest in our opinion, instead of 1 in 2-300 odds of winning, its 1 in 10, and it keeps people who are just entering the contest to possibly win, and sell the turbos from doing so. This contest if for people who truly want a set of these, and want very high odds of winning. We will make another thread for the contest, but it will be simple, our website tracks date of order, as soon as we hit the first 20, we pull a random number between 1-20 twice, and that number gets a full refund of their purchase price! Simple, and effective. (Yes this giveaway will actually happen) Fitment: Currently we are offering GC kits for N54 335LHD, 135,535,Z4. RHD fitment is coming, we are having the rear housing cast, but it takes a couple months. For the 135/535/Z4 guys, the 335 kit fits your vehicles just fine with one small change of a rear water line, which you can either buy from us, or BMW, we provide the part number. You simply purchase the 335 kit with the CP included, and retrofits the rear turbo to the 335 orientation. We have seen this done, on quite a few cars in the past with zero issues. For RHD vehicles due to the steering shaft, you will need to RHD housing, and charge pipe orientation. Do not fear it is coming! You will finally have a 750WHP RHD option! Some details as taken from our website.: WHP Level supported (with proper fuel, upgrades, and tuning) Stock-750WHP We are proud to introduce the latest in our line of N54 turbocharger products the VTT "GC"turbochargers. This is a new N54 turbocharger from the ground up, using 100% new parts throughout. Some of the ground breaking features are fully new turbocharger from the compressor housing, to the bearing housing, to the turbine housing, we had them engineered to fit in the stock N54 location, but the full flow of a much larger turbo. You will not find any huge TD04HL wheels stuffed into the tiny stock turbine housing. Every part on these turbos were designed around our specific goals for power, flow, and reliability. What we ended up with is a turbocharger that can utilize the stock location while providing enough flow for 750WHP.+ To do this we increase the area inside not only the manifolds, but also the turbine, and compressor housings, we also slightly increase AR ratio on the turbine housing to free up even more flow, while not giving up anything in spool. To put it bluntly, there is no other 750WHP capable turbocharger option on the market single or twins that can match the spool, ease of fitment, power or reliability of our "GC" turbochargers! A few more details: Upgraded thrust: Every set of stage GC turbos comes with a performance upgraded thrust to extend the life of the turbochargers. Billet Compressor wheels: Billet compressor wheels are used to maximize flow per shaft revolution Turbine housing is cast from 22+NB Stainless steel Dyno Graph, and Logs: I am sure most of you have seen the dyno graph, but if not here it is. We made 736WHP/675WTQ on 30 psi, and 9-9.4 degrees of timing. We kept TQ down on purpose to try to not break anymore motors, if we went for big boost down low, 750WTQ is easily on tap. Please note the MHD is reading high on boost due to the 4 bar scaling, our AEM log is true boost in the manifold. Datalogs: MHD Log http://www.datazap.me/u/vargasturbotech/gc-736-logs?log=1&data=4-6-23-27&zoom=8-82 External AEM log http://www.datazap.me/u/vargasturbotech/gc-736-logs?log=0&data=0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-23-2016, 04:52 PM
    A discussion on the BimmerBoost BMW Performance forums regarding a weak F80 M3 and F82 M4 S55 flash tune touched off a debate on the state of BMW F-Series flash tuning and the current capabilities. You may remember that the BMW F-Series Tricore ECU's were cracked at the end of 2014 allowing limited flash tuning. Limited is correct as nobody is doing any OBD-II flashing of BMW F-Series models. At least not without a bench flash first which means physical access to the ECU is necessary. Some people think we will not have OBD-II flash tuning for the F-Series any time soon if ever at all. So what is the solution? Why is flash tuning important? Well, piggyback tunes can only influence parameters in the ECU that are already there. They can not change the programming. Flash tunes can change the programming. You see new flash tunes popping up all the time for the new turbo BMW models. What many don't realize is most of these flashes are the exact same thing from the exact some source. One source is BR Performance in Belgium. Basically, a tuner buys the tools or codes to 'flash' the F-Series ECU from a certain source. This is essentially a crack that allows certain modifications to the software. Tuners then claim to be able to flash but really they are modifying a small set of parameters without complete definition of all the software tables and files. Everyone sells this flash software and charges money for that flash. This is how tuners make money on software. Some tuners have more access than others and some use different sources. The thing is, for the vast majority, they are just reselling the same damn thing which has limited capability due to this early stage of tuning without all the parameters being defined. Some blind tuning takes place and much of it is trial and error. Playing it safe by modifying only certain aspects that everyone modifies is the easiest course of action and what most tuners are doing. The tuner at ACM (Autocouture Motoring) went on the BimmerBoost forums and posted these results for an F10 M5 they tuned: Over 800 wheel horsepower is impressive, right? Especially with a flash tune. That flash tune is only part of the picture as this setup relies on a BMW JB4 piggyback and a boost control module as well: F10 M5 mods: -ACM S3 flash tune -Pure S1 turbos -BMS JB4 + BCM -AMS downpipes -Meth -Dodson clutches -Full Akrapovic -MSR intake -93 octane In order to get the most out of a turbo upgrade or even basic tuning on the F-Series almost necessitates using a piggyback to influence the factory ECU parameters. If tuners had complete control of the ECU they could do this all with a flash by itself. They don't. We do have limited tuning capability of the F-Series ECU today but we are going to see these sort of hybrid tune setups for a while. We already saw similar things take place in the N54 world. Things will progress but as BMW is the most unfriendly company in existence to enthusiasts who want to modify their own cars reverse engineering BMW's work is practically impossible without inside factory sources helping things along. Brute force cracking attempts take forever with the encryption employed these days and is sort of like trying to win the Lotto. Even Dinan had to quit that approach and go the piggyback route. Keep all of this in mind when tuners discuss flash tuning capabilities on the F-Series. Most overstate what they can do in order to get sales. Nobody has real control of the ECU software except BMW.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    01-23-2016, 09:22 PM
    Insane numbers, just insane. Hellion decided to take things to the next level with their 2015 on Mustang GT twin turbo kit. Previously they ran 55mm Precision turbochargers. Those were good for quadruple digit power as well putting down roughly 1100 to the wheels. Even on the stock internals they made 949 to the wheels. The car receiving the 64mm units has a built shortblock from MMR. The heads, cams, and intake are still stock. They do not prevent Hellion from achieving 1416 rwhp and 1152 lb-ft of torque at the wheels at 29 psi of boost. With the 55mm turbos they broke into the 8's with a 155 mph trap speed. The question is, what will it do now with more power on the 64mm turbos?
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    01-15-2016, 09:34 AM
    Last week we posted a video of a GT350 equipped with Kooks long tube Voodoo headers for the GT350. The exhaust certainly sounds good but what we wanted to see were the power numbers. Well, now we have them and the car makes 491 to the tire on the stock tune. That is quite the improvement over the stock 466 wheel baseline. This is not with the Kooks headers alone but also with the full Kooks exhaust including a catted X-pipe. Here is the breakdown: Stock 466.72 WHP and 390.19 lb-ft wtq Kooks Headers, Catted X-Pipe and OEM Mufflers 481.86 whp and 406.66 lb-ft wtq Full Kooks Exhaust 491.02 whp and 410.01 lb-ft wtq Essentially this means that with a tune the car is over 500 whp with just basic bolt ons. It should hit over 100 wheel horsepower per liter in no time which is impressive naturally aspirated power.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    02-11-2016, 12:14 AM
    This video is not being posted due to the cinematography. With no camera views from inside the cars we usually dismiss this stuff as junk. It is not hard to get a couple Go Pros these days and show clear HD video. However, the commentary of the butthurt AMG owner is glorious to behold. Which of these cars is faster stock for stock? The W205 C63 AMG S is both quicker and faster. However, as it is rear wheel drive it takes a bit more skill to launch. Need proof? A stock W205 C63 went 12.5 @ 119 in the 1/4 mile. A stock W205 C63 AMG S went 11.6 @ 120 on a better 60 foot. Almost a full second difference due to launch quality. A stock X5M will run low 12's at close to 115. You can look at a Dinan tuned example in the 1/4 mile (because it performs almost like stock anyway) here. If you ran the cars from a roll, the X5M would lose every single time. They are not running from a roll though and that means the traction advantage is with the all wheel drive 5000+ pound behemoth. The X5M in the first dig race gets the hit and wins easily. The second run has an even start and the X5M just edges ahead. That is the end of the racing and then the excuses begin to pour out from the AMG owner. First, he talks about how he put $50k down. Yet, he didn't spend any of that on drag tires or driving lessons which is where the money clearly needs to go. The AMG owner then asks for a 60-180 run. Seriously? You don't even know you have a 155 mph limiter on there? Plus 130 miles an hour is plenty to show who has the stronger top end. The AMG owner says in Germany a 1/4 mile doesn't mean anything. Well, even the Germans probably know you should know how to launch if you're going to run on the street from a dig against an all wheel drive car. Plus the 1/4 mile specs should tell him his best race is a roll. He's using the German argument here (poorly) to say the car is designed for the Autobahn. The X5M is from a German company as well though so he's reaching for anything. The guys on the side of the X5M did not give him a roll race and said they wanted to run again but in a 1/4 mile. So, they ran their race and won. The C63 guy says he has an E63 on order after that. Good, because it looks like he needs the all wheel drive of the E63 to mask his driving and his bullshit. Lulz
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