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  1. Everyone outside US has better gas ;)

    Everyone outside US has better gas ;)
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    Lol but true borrowed a 2014 535d 8-speed auto,...

    Lol but true borrowed a 2014 535d 8-speed auto, amazing car, insane smooth power delivery. And fuel efficient as hell!
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    The welds dont look good, still they are...

    The welds dont look good, still they are "honest", worst is when bad welds gets grinded down. One would like to see some pics from the inside of those welds as well.

    Long time ago I worked with...
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    The main source of heat is the combustion,...

    The main source of heat is the combustion, changes between oils in terms of added heat from friction is neglectable. If your oil film breaks then you have an serious issue, and must use a heavier oil...
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    several 10w-60 oils available, better for the...

    several 10w-60 oils available, better for the really hot runs
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    I don't really believe in oil choices affecting...

    I don't really believe in oil choices affecting temperature, the heat comes from the engine, sure lower friction reduces temp, but if your oil is failing that bad you have huge issues. Since cooling...
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    Interesting thread, I am due for new oil in my...

    Interesting thread, I am due for new oil in my E85 997tt and after reading (to) many oil threads I am switching from Mobil1 0W-40.

    I have 10liters Gulf Competition 10W-60 and plan to try it, I...
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    Honestly never had any issues with my stock DV's...

    Honestly never had any issues with my stock DV's even at 20psi for years. Assume most ppl run stock DV's.

    But OP why dont you dial in the boost curve with the JB4?
  9. Done!

    Done!
  10. So if one feels one should have received tracking...

    So if one feels one should have received tracking info but hasn't, what should one do? Rob@RBTurbo
  11. Lol 11/02/2015: EPA, California Notify Volkswagen...

    Lol 11/02/2015: EPA, California Notify Volkswagen of Additional Clean Air Act Violations

    http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/4A45A5661216E66C85257EF10061867B

    They really screwed up,...
  12. Or just add a jb4, no more boost control in the...

    Or just add a jb4, no more boost control in the flash, problems be gone!
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    I am baffled you didn't find anything on mhd, it...

    I am baffled you didn't find anything on mhd, it is the mainstream flashing solution for the n54...
  14. If inlets helps removing a major intake...

    If inlets helps removing a major intake restriction, extending tourque in the higher rpms, it must be a mods-to-do-first on the n54... Of course with a new tune.
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    This! is one of the things Sticky got right,...

    This!

    is one of the things Sticky got right, this site should have some cool DIY section, and maybe also a Khan Academy style educational section "Sticky Academy"?
  16. yes, the fuel in itself is worse than petrol and...

    yes, the fuel in itself is worse than petrol and requires a more complicated engine. But I still think it's a viable solution to lower CO2 emmisions
  17. And here is where VW decided to cheat, other...

    And here is where VW decided to cheat, other manufacturers use expensive tech to lower NOx emmisions from their diesels, but to save approx. 400$ per car VW "solved it" with software...
  18. Sticky A 2016 Toyota Auris (VW Golf sized) list...

    Sticky A 2016 Toyota Auris (VW Golf sized) list price starts at $25k in Sweden. In the US a Ford Explorer list price starts at $30k.

    Cars are cheap in the US, wish I could convince the wife to...
  19. Diesels emitts more NOx and particles than petrol...

    Diesels emitts more NOx and particles than petrol but much less CO2. And since global warming is the biggest problem vs smog they are a lesser bad.

    Big cars in general isn't popular in EU for...
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    997: thanks!

    thanks!
  21. Pretty sure there is no diesels sold without...

    Pretty sure there is no diesels sold without particle-filters anymore. NOx is bad but a lesser bad than global warming. Direct injected petrol engines has higher levels of particulate emmisions than...
  22. EU car tax tries to favour low emission cars in...

    EU car tax tries to favour low emission cars in each class, you probably never seen a Audi Q7 with the V12 500hp diesel in the US, not in production anymore but hardly a "tiny" engine.

    Size for...
  23. Or (for once) you could read up on actually CO2...

    Or (for once) you could read up on actually CO2 emissions from petrol vs diesel car engines, the reason diesels are everywhere in EU is due to them having way way lower CO2 emissions. Car tax is...
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    Yes you loose power with it, just get the DCI's,...

    Yes you loose power with it, just get the DCI's, dont worry about hot air in the engine bay. It has been proven so many times not to matter.
  25. Embedded logs from datazap would be cool, and...

    Embedded logs from datazap would be cool, and helpful
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