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      Published on 06-07-2014 11:10 AM
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      After 8 months of development and testing we are proud to now officially launch the Evolve Venturi Intake System.Development started from a desire to complete our tuning package which already consisted of our well known Evolve ECU Remap, Evolve Tubular Headers and Evolve Exhaust. We wanted to design a system which gave a positive impact for the whole driving experience. By taking advantage of aerodynamic principles and using computational fluid dynamics to optimise the airflow, we have engineered an intake system which delivers on all fronts - sharpened throttle response, more torque, improving driveability and of course, increased power. ...
      Published on 06-06-2014 03:19 AM
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      Maximum PSI as many of you know has been hard at work on E46 M3 turbo kits tuned by Nick G of Technique Tuning on the stock BMW engine control unit. We have already seen 697 wheel horsepower from their Stage II kit on a Dynojet and now they working on their Stage 3 (with a Stage 4 coming as well) built motor application and on a Superflow Autodyn chassis dyno the result is 809.2 horsepower at the wheels. ...
      Published on 06-05-2014 05:31 PM
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      Here is an early preview of the next generation F16 X6 which will debut as a 2015 model year car. The vehicle takes the majority of its styling cues from the F15 X5 (including the front fender vent) in a similar manner to the previous generation. The main difference between the X6 and the X5 is of course the sloping rear back and 'coupe' proportions of the X6. One would be hard pressed to tell the difference between the front of the new F15 X5 and F16 X6 unless they really studied their BMW's. ...
      Published on 06-04-2014 09:21 PM
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      With the departure of the BMW E82 1M the closest car available to fill the void is the new 2014 BMW M235i. An M2 is on the way but until it arrives we have the 2014 F22 M235i. Unlike the E82 1M, the M235i is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Normally that would mean BimmerBoost would rip into the car stating it is designed for teenage girls to be able to park easily and that the M badge on there is just for marketing but there is a manual transmission option (although no dual clutch transmission option). ...
      Published on 06-03-2014 06:42 PM
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      Videos of single turbo N54's going up against supercharged E9X M3's are hard to come by so we will forgive the low cell phone video quality here as you can still clearly see what happens. The camera car is a single turbo E9X 335i with a Garrett GT37R single turbo conversion pushing roughly 22 psi. The red E92 M3 features a Gintani Stage 2 supercharger system at 7.5 psi of boost. Both cars have 6-speed manual transmissions. ...
      Published on 05-31-2014 01:15 PM
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      The M133 AMG 2.0 liter four-cylinder under the hood of the 45 AMG models is proving itself to be plenty potent. Especially considering it is mated to an wheel drive drivetrain with a dual clutch transmission. This particular A45 AMG features a Rebellion Automotive Stage I tune which increases power to somewhere around the ~400 crank horsepower range. So, going up against a stock F30 335i is quite a mismatch despite the 335 having a 3.0 liter turbocharged N55 inline-6. ...
      Published on 05-30-2014 02:23 AM
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      However you feel about methanol injection there is no denying it provides a very nice octane boost. Guys with N54 3.0 liter direct injected twin turbo motors have shown the benefits of meth injection for years now when it is properly installed and maintained of course. The S63TU twin turbo direct injected V8 is showing similar benefits to meth injection as the motor clearly benefits from the octane increase showing 667 horsepower to the wheels. ...
      Published on 05-29-2014 05:42 PM
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      This is the 2015 F36 4-Series Gran Coupe. BMW basically mimics what they do with the 6-Series Gran Coupe which is stretching the coupe proportions to create a 'four-door coupe' variant. The 4-Series Gran Coupe offers the same 428i and 435i models as the two door 4-Series coupe with turbocharged four cylinder and six cylinder power respectively. The question now is, will BMW offer an M4 Gran Coupe as they offer an M6 Gran Coupe? ...
      Published on 05-28-2014 03:45 PM
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      Everyone blows motors. Everyone. We have seen blown built motor supercharged S65 V8's from ESS-Tuning among engine failures from just about everyone for a multitude of reasons. That is why it is so important to make sure you have a quality tune on your motor as even if you use stronger aftermarket internals no engine is going to survive a bad tune. What happened here is up to debate and no doubt finger pointing will ensue but it is clear that something happened resulting in a blown motor. ...
      Published on 05-27-2014 01:38 PM
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      Vargas Turbocharger Technologies has achieved what many said was impossible. The N54 community no longer has to weep over fueling woes as a real HPFP upgrade is finally here. Vargas Turbo Tech delivered on their promise and has forged into new territory on the N54 platform. 100% E85 on upgraded turbos is now possible thanks to the 'Shotgun' HPFP upgrade and the N54 is loving it. The result with the HPFP upgrade from VTT is a new stock frame turbo record at 558 wheel horsepower as the motor finally gets all the E85 it needs. ...
      Published on 05-27-2014 10:53 AM
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      Here is a good example of parasitic losses and the difference between a centrifugal supercharged power curve and a turbocharged power curve on the same motor. As many of you know Gintani is working hard on its E9X M3 S65 V8 stock DME tuned twin turbo kit and the kit is almost ready to be officially released. Many people will no doubt ask how the twin turbo kit compares to the supercharger kits and now you can see the difference for yourself. ...
      Published on 05-24-2014 12:04 PM
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      It looks like piggyback tunes are set to rule S63TU performance at least for the short term. This M6 is on the verge of breaking into the 10 second range running two 11 second flat 1/4 mile passes. The car has basic mods consisting of a JB4 tune, catless downpipes, RPI intake scoops, meth injection, and K&N air filters. With just a tiny improvement in the launch it looks like 10 seconds passes for the M6 with bolt ons are well within reach. ...
      Published on 05-24-2014 12:02 AM
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      It is always fun to see the previous generation M5 and the current M5 go head to head. You have two M5's with completely different engine philosophies here as the E60 M5 of course has the high revving naturally aspirated 5.0 liter S85 V10 and the F10 M5 has the twin turbo 4.4 liter S63TU V8. This is a race we have seen before and the outcome really is dependent on what modifications each car has. That said, the S85 V10 shines from a roll. ...
      Published on 05-22-2014 02:42 PM
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      An interesting thread popped up on the BimmerBoost BMW Performance Forums last week. The question was raised as to what one would do or what their wish list would be if they had the power to influence decisions at BMW. This led to some humorous responses (which you can read in the comments below) and some generally good ideas. So let's say you are put in charge of BMW with nobody to answer to, what do you do? ...
      Published on 05-21-2014 04:04 AM
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      The Ferrari FF is an interesting Ferrari to say the least. It has Ferrari's well known naturally aspirated V12 with 6.3 liters of displacement sending 660 horsepower through a seven speed dual clutch gearbox. Where things get a bit different is that this Ferrari has all wheel drive (the first production all wheel drive Ferrari) and it seats four. A four seat all wheel drive Ferrari? The world has seen stranger things come out of Maranello. ...

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