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    S85: BMW engineers have demonstrated that the S85 can...

    BMW engineers have demonstrated that the S85 can rev to 10,000 rpm.

    Some have set the limiter to 9,000 rpm and used Schrick cams to make power past the original red line
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    BTW the $ 7.49 Chianti I mention above was said...

    BTW the $ 7.49 Chianti I mention above was said to be one of the best Wines my neighbors ever had tasted, far better than anything they have bought at Sam's.

    I do not believe in wasting expensive...
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    Not bumbed, spending the dollars on cars instead....

    Not bumbed, spending the dollars on cars instead.

    In the past we belonged to a wine club with over 60-members all working at the same Fortune 200 Company, we took turns hosting wine tasting events...
  4. Thanks, Sticky and benzy89 for my continued...

    Thanks, Sticky and benzy89 for my continued education
  5. I once got caught at 24-mph over the limit in...

    I once got caught at 24-mph over the limit in Indiana, no ticket, my excuse, "I just moved from Canada and that is the accepted cruise speed there", I was convincing since it was the truth, never...
  6. Correct, however reality is a lot of vendors...

    Correct, however reality is a lot of vendors learn from experience and do not know they are not ready till they start shipping.
    Heck even GM has done most of their product development from customer...
  7. Jay, you are having problems typical of start ups...

    Jay, you are having problems typical of start ups in the fabrication industry; capacity cannot meet demand, I think you know now that a delay in delivery is the better of the rock and hard place...
  8. Even when you spend this kind of money the DCT's...

    Even when you spend this kind of money the DCT's in the GTR and Lambo TT are the weakest links at 1,500 HP


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPv5JYdTRco

    Both these guys had trouble figuring out...
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    Invite me over and I will bring the crackers and...

    Invite me over and I will bring the crackers and Gruyère. LOL

    You Guys are above my price range, however I once did buy $ 300.00 worth of wine ranging from 91/100 to 96/100, but in blind taste...
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    Tony Stewart loves racing, he is not doing it for...

    Tony Stewart loves racing, he is not doing it for the money any more, it would be sad if evidence comes out or it gets spun in a way that sponsor's and fans desert him, and racing no longer loves...
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    Using large drag race only wrinkle slicks, a low...

    Using large drag race only wrinkle slicks, a low tech big block can achieve these times.

    What makes the GTR remarkable is it can do a 7 sec 1/4 on street legal rubber in a full weight no...
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    If you go to the Mobil-1 site for this 0-30 oil...

    If you go to the Mobil-1 site for this 0-30 oil you are using, the selector guide says that you have to use the 0-40 oil instead.
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    M10: How about I delete the thread I started, yours is...

    How about I delete the thread I started, yours is much better!

    I need to do some reading before I start another one, sorry.
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    M10: Going big with a 1961 BMW 1.5 L 4-cyl

    In the N92 thread Sticky said:

    "The motor build is a difficult part of the setup depending on how far you want to go. Almost anyone can do a ~14 psi setup. It's when you go big that it separates...
  15. M50/52 + S50/52: the E 30 has great chassis, when I got mine used...

    the E 30 has great chassis, when I got mine used I was in awe when I looked underneath, it huge aluminum control arms that certainly where capable of handling large loads and feed them into the...
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    You will be lucky if you get to 100K, if we all...

    You will be lucky if you get to 100K, if we all got you worried perhaps now is the time to make you that low ball offer to take it off your hands LOL.

    Seriously I do not know, need to search some...
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    I have not talked about cam lobe wear, since I...

    I have not talked about cam lobe wear, since I just do not see it anymore (all my cars I can visually inspect a camshaft lobe by removing the oil filler cap and using a small LED flash light)

    Or...
  18. Thanks for the Info, Sticky

    "All essential Original Equipment (OE) functions are maintained, including dashboard, VDC traction control and gearbox systems."

    When I read about the GTR M1 plug in solution, I missed the word...
  19. N55: I helped in developing the feature set early on with Pete in the Greenhulk Seadoo forum

    I am glad you like the M130, I learned a lot from Pete at MoTec he is a very smart Guy.
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    S85: twin turbo- initial design with lots of room left to work on engine and car

    For the base 5.0L kit 8-psi produces 800-rwhp estimated
    It will cost you 100K (for a one off including all development costs) + your M5 basket-case + your labor (requires some cutting/welding in...
  21. 991: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ux6a9yyBCWI ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ux6a9yyBCWI

    This vid has great camera vantage point to show the speed and stability of GT3 platform, even though the driver is probably only going 9/10 (due to...
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    The BMW oil is not a true synthetic, the TWS oil...

    The BMW oil is not a true synthetic, the TWS oil used for the v-10's is a type 3 synthetic with flash point of only 397-degrees.

    Since you are at a higher mileage and out of warranty, Mobile-1...
  23. If you bring Motec enough interest they can...

    If you bring Motec enough interest they can easily provide a plug and play stand alone engine management system for the 2015 M3/M4 like they already for the GTR and BRZ.
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    M62: I test drove Jaguar 2005 XJR with an Eaton super...

    I test drove Jaguar 2005 XJR with an Eaton super charger; at 70-mph cruise the computer read out showed a steady 28-mpg, it had a by pass valve that reduced SC drag at low throttle cruise conditions....
  25. 6.9-sec to 100-mph! But almost 4-more sec to...

    6.9-sec to 100-mph!

    But almost 4-more sec to get to 125-mph

    This is a story about torque and traction, not so much about HP
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