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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-25-2016, 07:17 AM
    Well, the new turbocharged Ferrari is a lot stronger than the 458 it replaces that much is certain. Last month a video was posted showing a 488 GTB just crush a RUF tuned Porsche 991 Turbo S. Unfortunately, the video angle was a chase view and there was no way to know if the 911 Turbo S was actually a tuned example. These videos below confirm the previous results. The 991.1 Turbo S is the camera car and it features bolt ons including an ECU tune. It doesn't matter. What do you even say? The 488 GTB goes to warp speed pulling away. Tuned 488's are going to be tough to top if the stock cars are performing like this.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-28-2016, 10:54 AM
    The Lamborghini Aventador SV is no joke capable of running mid 10's at close to 135 miles per hour in the 1/4 mile. However, it does weigh 3900 pounds and the 6.5 liter naturally aspirated V12 while very powerful at 740 horsepower is naturally aspirated and is not easy to tune. The AMG GT S with its M178 twin turbo 4.0 liter V8 on the other hand is very easy to tune. Not only is it lighter than the Lamborghini it has a dual clutch transmission and a rear wheel drive layout meaning lower drivetrain losses and very quick shifting. Keep in mind the Aventador Superveloce is a track car first and foremost. It will generate considerably more drag at speed than the AMG GT S due to its aerodynamics. You take an AMG GT S and upgrade the turbochargers as GAD Motors did and it is no surprise this is what happens on the highway between the two:
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-29-2016, 12:45 PM
    Nico Rosberg received a boost in his race prospects thanks to Lewis Hamilton being forced to start from the back. Why? Due to penalties as he exceeded the maximum amount of engines allowed in a season. No driver has ever won a Formula 1 Grand Prix starting from the back. Surprisingly, Hamilton came fairly close. Hamilton impressively managed to charge up to third place benefitting from a bit of chaos due to several wrecks. The nastiest of which happened to Kevin Magnussen: Video here: http://www.formula1.com/en/video/2016/8/Race__Huge_Magnussen_crash_brings_out_red_flags_at_Spa.html That is a bad, bad wreck. The race would be red flagged but fortunately Magnussen did not suffer any serious injuries: Rosberg had it easy leading the whole race and not having to worry about pressure from Hamilton. He was never challenged. The only excitement came from those behind him battling for position. Mercedes is running away with the constructor's championship and Nico Rosberg is now nine points behind Hamilton for the driver's championship. The Italian Grand Prix next week at Monza should be very interesting.
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  • victor247's Avatar
    08-27-2016, 11:53 PM
    Hi guys, I just got a 2008 335i E93 as a project car. I just got a donor 335IS that ill use the transmission off of since the car currently has an automatic transmission. I just ran a cross a Precision 6870 for a good price that I plan to buy. What do you guys think of the idea of doing a single turbo project on a convertible and piecing the kit together? Would it be better I just get a kit? Whats the max power the IS DCT will reliably hold? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    08-26-2016, 09:58 AM
    Just an ECU flash and some meth to run 10's? Yep. This of course is a 4Matic model which explains the nice launch on street tires. The 60 foot is a respectable 1.761 and the torque down low certainly helps get the the heavy 4500+ pound Mercedes E63 off the line. How much torque? 726-730 lb-ft at the wheels. Again, keep in mind this car has nothing more than an ECU flash dyno tune from Precision Tuning and an AEM meth kit spraying 50/50 water-meth. If the owner wants that trap speed to go up he will need some bolt ons and might want to look into some modified turbochargers. Regardless, talk about a mean car to run into at a stoplight. <blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-version="7" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:658px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"><div style="padding:8px;"> <div style=" background:#F8F8F8; line-height:0; margin-top:40px; padding:50.0% 0; text-align:center; width:100%;"> <div style=" background:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAACwAAAAsCAMAAAApWqozAAAABGdBTUEAALGPC/xhBQAAAAFzUkdCAK7OHOkAAAAMUExURczMzPf399fX1+bm5mzY9AMAAADiSURBVDjLvZXbEsMgCES5/P8/t9FuRVCRmU73JWlzosgSIIZURCjo/ad+EQJJB4Hv8BFt+IDpQoCx1wjOSBFhh2XssxEIYn3ulI/6MNReE07UIWJEv8UEOWDS88LY97kqyTliJKKtuYBbruAyVh5wOHiXmpi5we58Ek028czwyuQdLKPG1Bkb4NnM+VeAnfHqn1k4+GPT6uGQcvu2h2OVuIf/gWUFyy8OWEpdyZSa3aVCqpVoVvzZZ2VTnn2wU8qzVjDDetO90GSy9mVLqtgYSy231MxrY6I2gGqjrTY0L8fxCxfCBbhWrsYYAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC); display:block; height:44px; margin:0 auto -44px; position:relative; top:-22px; width:44px;"></div></div><p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;"><a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BJg8QgNg05v/" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank">A video posted by Kevin Baldi (@kevin_doesnt_lift)</a> on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2016-08-25T02:21:02+00:00">Aug 24, 2016 at 7:21pm PDT</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async defer src="//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js"></script>
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:18 PM
    This is not the first time the BMW F82 M4 GTS has been pitted against a naturally aspirated track focused Porsche. A couple months back Sport Auto compared the 991 GT3 to the M4 GTS and the GT3 resoundingly beat the M4 GTS and did so for less money. The 911 R features a larger 4.0 liter flat-6 compared to the 3.8 liter flat-6 in the 991 GT3 which is sourced from the 991 GT3 RS model. The engine is not the main area of differentiation though. The 911 R is manual only while the GT3 and GT3 RS are PDK only. The 911R is also 110 pounds lighter than a GT3 RS. The 911 R is also very expensive and very rare. This time around pricing is not on the side of the Porsche although it is insane for a BMW M4 variant of any kind to be priced above a Porsche 911 GT3 anyway. The M4 GTS is hardly a value at its $134,200 MSRP. Does it fare better against the 911 R which puts a premium on driver interaction over tenths of a second on the roadcourse? We don't know. There are no laptimes and there is no actual performance comparison making this video a waste of everyone's time. Especially mine as I already wrote all of this expecting an actual performance comparison and real test. Fuck you French assholes and your shitty comparison.
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  • Darkiedm4's Avatar
    08-29-2016, 06:09 AM
    Had some fun in France yesterday!
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  • veee8's Avatar
    08-26-2016, 04:08 PM
    Brand new in the package OEM BMW twin turbo N54 install kit. Include everything you need to do the job including downpipe and chargepipe clamps and seals. $240 shipped
    2 replies | 635 view(s)
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