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Forum: N54 05-06-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Ron Vogel
Doesn't matter...opinions are all over the map. I...

Doesn't matter...opinions are all over the map. I picked up a modest progressive kit and run one cm5 and one cm7. Start spraying at 10 psi, and go full at 15. I'm hitting about 24ish total. No issues...
Forum: N54 01-09-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ron Vogel
Really depends on too many variables to make a...

Really depends on too many variables to make a blanket statement. I tune by bringing up timing until TQ falls off... then back it off a c-hair.
Forum: N54 01-09-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By Ron Vogel
Leaded fuels are great for your motor...but like...

Leaded fuels are great for your motor...but like said before not good for cats. Lead is a great lubricant for exhaust valves...but not good for the environment.
Forum: N54 01-08-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,908
Posted By Ron Vogel
It needs to be coded out. When you disable DSC,...

It needs to be coded out. When you disable DSC, it is only the eDiff that is working. Well, the computer tries to keep the brakes from overheating so it will reduce power to the motor if it feels the...
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Ron Vogel
You can register in either, however the car has...

You can register in either, however the car has to be coded for AGM if it's not already.
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Ron Vogel
I always brake boost, but it's not a good idea to...

I always brake boost, but it's not a good idea to hold it for long. Will heat up trans and balloon torque converters. A slight raise from idle and mash it to flash the Tq converter...let go on the...
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Ron Vogel
It's a lot of fun to drive. I self tuned it with...

It's a lot of fun to drive. I self tuned it with TunerPro after trying the usual canned tunes. Very few mods...Big Tom IC, progressive meth, e40, 22.5psi. I'm getting at least 20psi all the way to...
Forum: N54 12-03-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Ron Vogel
Can someone run a VD from my file?

Tried installing Virtual Dyno, but I get no vehicle selections...tried adding my own, but the program crashes when I select it.

I am stuck at work, but I have one scan on my flash drive. Not...
Forum: N54 11-18-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,245
Posted By Ron Vogel
I gave up on octane boosters (including Torco)...

I gave up on octane boosters (including Torco) back in the late 80's. Clogs up things over time (including fuel filters). Leaves residue on plugs that leads to early fouling. Mind you I have not...
Forum: N54 11-18-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By Ron Vogel
I just want to add an old school install tip. Use...

I just want to add an old school install tip. Use hairspray on coupling to metal connections so you don't have to crank down on clamps. The hairspray lubricates initially to allow an easier...
Forum: N54 11-12-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ron Vogel
https://www.zf.com/global/media/en_zf/lubricantsli...

https://www.zf.com/global/media/en_zf/lubricantslists/TE-ML_11.pdf

Although it has been reported the Mercon SP works just fine in the ZF transmissions. do a Google search for Mercon 6hp28 and...
Forum: N54 11-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,719
Posted By Ron Vogel
I walk out of work to my car at 3:30am...so it...

I walk out of work to my car at 3:30am...so it better start! Had no problem last night on E40 thankfully
Forum: N54 11-12-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Ron Vogel
Running e40...started fine. Boost is off the...

Running e40...started fine. Boost is off the charts though...
Forum: N54 11-05-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Ron Vogel
Compression is a factor too. On our motors should...

Compression is a factor too. On our motors should start pretty low. I had a GTP on full e85...and it would crank and crank trying to start under 40F. I am in Chicagoland, so I wouldnt try more than...
Forum: N54 11-05-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ron Vogel
You may find this helpful: ...

You may find this helpful:
https://www.sonnax.com/units/237-zf6hp28

They also made an hp32 which is more heavy duty. according to wiki they made over 7 million of these transmissions...should be...
Forum: N54 11-04-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ron Vogel
These transmissions are essentially the same...

These transmissions are essentially the same trans they were putting in F150's. I'd be willing to bet money you can find clutches and steels for one if you talk to a few trans shops about what you...
Forum: N54 11-03-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,284
Posted By Ron Vogel
kind of late to the party, but back in the...

kind of late to the party, but back in the day...watching the oil pressure gauge would tell you if a rod bearing failed. You'd get a choppy reading from it.
Forum: N54 10-28-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ron Vogel
Meth IMHO can let you run timing and boost you...

Meth IMHO can let you run timing and boost you wouldn't be able to run normally. But set-up for set-up it would be faster w/o it. I can run my 24 psi and 14 degrees of timing, but I know it's only...
Forum: N54 10-24-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ron Vogel
As you step up the e85 mix, you should try and...

As you step up the e85 mix, you should try and lower the dependence on Meth.

the less you have to use the better for power
Forum: N54 10-22-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Ron Vogel
You would want a 7th injector before the...

You would want a 7th injector before the TMAP.....mostly for the "T" part of it
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