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    Nothing big. Just working on the small details....

    Nothing big. Just working on the small details. Brackets and such. Should be done with most of it this next week and then we are sending out to powder and ceramic coat stuff. I have other details to...
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    Actually we are only planning on making around...

    Actually we are only planning on making around 550tq. It simply is not going to have enough boost down low in the rpm range to make big torque. If it makes more that is great but it really all...
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    Few more pics

    Few more pics
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    Not a clean diesel.

    Thought I would share a project I have been working on this year for a client. This is all one off. Basic specs are a om606 turbo diesel engine swapped into a n/a equipped w124 chassis. It has a...
  5. It may not be exact at say 20% but the...

    It may not be exact at say 20% but the relationship does stand for the most part. Many Mercedes are made with the same transmission and drive line and with different engines producing different...
  6. Secondary air injection is for lighting of the...

    Secondary air injection is for lighting of the cats primarily when cold. The pump turns on and injects air into the exhaust and helps light the cats. The system has nothing to do with the running...
  7. I only hear two shifts as well but I was thinking...

    I only hear two shifts as well but I was thinking that they were launching in 2nd in manual mode. It sounds a little off after the launch like it is not at full throttle.
    As far as putting a...
  8. Well I have been thinking that you should just...

    Well I have been thinking that you should just put the whole drivetrain in a C class hatchback with a wheelie bar in back.
  9. Thread: E85 Tuning

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    All o2 sensors read the same lambda. Everything...

    All o2 sensors read the same lambda. Everything is a conversion from that. So you can tune to gasoline afr values with e85. The afr is technically different but the actual voltage is the same. I...
  10. Are you coming around to putting a Blower on your...

    Are you coming around to putting a Blower on your car?
  11. Thread: New record

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    Man, the delay on the shifts is just...

    Man, the delay on the shifts is just unbelievable. Watch the driver hit the paddle and then wait for the shift.
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    LZH...

    LZH
    Those intake bolts get loose all the time from the factory. I have done a few under warranty.

    Also, HoozyerdaddyC63, do not worry about the tsb. Just check whether it sounds like a giant...
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    HoozyerdaddyC63...

    HoozyerdaddyC63

    Pull your dipstick up while the engine is running and see if the whistle goes away. If it does you will hear a larger air leak for a second. The crankcase ventilation valve is...
  14. Guys, the Kleemann supercharger for the n/a...

    Guys, the Kleemann supercharger for the n/a engines. It is not a replacement for the 55k stock blower.
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    I am curious. Are you shifting manually? Why not...

    I am curious. Are you shifting manually? Why not auto shift if you are?
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    My system actually works fairly well. I am just...

    My system actually works fairly well. I am just trying to maximize it. My water temps are usually around 20-30 degrees above ambient after about a 30 minute commute to work or longer. There is not...
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    Though I doubt that the modified a/c condenser is...

    Though I doubt that the modified a/c condenser is the best setup what I am getting at is applicable to any setup. I was trying to increase flow in order to reduce maximum temperatures at full load....
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    Yes, that is correct. But only in part throttle...

    Yes, that is correct. But only in part throttle to closed throttle conditions. It makes sense as I am not generating a lot of heat from the supercharger at that time. Then when going into high load...
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    But slowing the water down in the exchanger lets...

    But slowing the water down in the exchanger lets the water cool more. This is why I was thinking that at low load the restriction should help but open up at high load and let the flow increase to get...
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    Air to water intercooler. I have a spearco core...

    Air to water intercooler. I have a spearco core with a single pass. I have modified a a/c condensor to a single pass setup so it is a large single row radiator basically now. What I am curious about...
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    AIR/water water flow?

    So, I had a thought about air/water coolant flow. I recently changed my heat exchanger to a higher flow design that resulted in lower cruise temperatures for a while but still my water would heat...
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    If you are talking about the factory warranty...

    If you are talking about the factory warranty then it does not matter where you get parts installed. Your drivetrain warranty is pretty much in question no matter what when you put performance parts...
  23. Thanks Sticky and Even Money. I hope everything...

    Thanks Sticky and Even Money. I hope everything works the way I hope. The idea of going back to the dealerships again is a little much to bare.
  24. I am doing work for an independent in Bellevue,...

    I am doing work for an independent in Bellevue, WA and have my own business there also. I am going to buy the other business out in the next year or two. Right now it is a little confusing for...
  25. The price of the converter with no exchange is...

    The price of the converter with no exchange is really pretty good then.
    As far as removing the valve body in an hour this is true but this is to remove the vb. I charge 2.5 for a valvebody with no...
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