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Forum: N54 10-29-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 54,119
Posted By Dietcoke
Also had the big ball bearings (japan) in my...

Also had the big ball bearings (japan) in my small AT diff. I think BMW went to the taper bearings from hungary in late 2008 year
Forum: N54 10-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,010
Posted By Dietcoke
need to change the graphic to one skid mark...

need to change the graphic to one skid mark instead of two.
Forum: N54 10-06-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,346
Posted By Dietcoke
Difficult to do with a double layered manifold....

Difficult to do with a double layered manifold. Don't forget they're hollow, and not solid.
Forum: N54 09-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,349
Posted By Dietcoke
Correct. the pump is always pumping regardless

Correct. the pump is always pumping regardless
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-12-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Dietcoke
Studs dont change the fact that the lug does not...

Studs dont change the fact that the lug does not sit fully in the countersunk hole on the wheel, which results in enormous shear and lateral load being placed on the bolts because only 35% of the lug...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Dietcoke
We are not 5x4.75, the lugs will not seat...

We are not 5x4.75, the lugs will not seat correctly on those wheels even though they will bolt on.

Get some style 68 bmw wheels, they will fit properly and are the same size
Forum: N54 09-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 67,012
Posted By Dietcoke
No, 5x120 is not 5x4.75 Weld will drill...

No, 5x120 is not 5x4.75


Weld will drill any of their RTS wheels in 5x120 though. The new camaros are 5x120
Forum: N54 09-11-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 67,012
Posted By Dietcoke
Remove the bumper supports F/R at 25# a piece and...

Remove the bumper supports F/R at 25# a piece and have a 1 3/4 moly tube bent to fit in their place, with some simple plates to bolt it on. Will save 20# per end of the car.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-10-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,033
Posted By Dietcoke
looks like tire shine overspray with brake dust...

looks like tire shine overspray with brake dust in it. does it wipe off?
Forum: N54 09-05-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 118,156
Posted By Dietcoke
The housing may be a limiting factor in total...

The housing may be a limiting factor in total flow, but the better flowing wheel will take less RPM to max out the housing. If you can oversize the intake and exhaust wheel (within reasonable spool)...
Forum: N54 09-05-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 118,156
Posted By Dietcoke
I think any variety in choices benefits all,...

I think any variety in choices benefits all, really. You both have different approaches to the same thing, which I can appreciate.
Forum: N54 09-05-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 118,156
Posted By Dietcoke
Its a modern billet gtx turbine scaled down in...

Its a modern billet gtx turbine scaled down in cad and produced for the smaller housing - it should in theory, flow more then any other wheel there is
Forum: N54 09-05-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 118,156
Posted By Dietcoke
Beats me, I don't know what rob is testing.

Beats me, I don't know what rob is testing.
Forum: N54 09-05-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 118,156
Posted By Dietcoke
bigger center and wheels... instead of using the...

bigger center and wheels... instead of using the 15 wheel which fits through the cover, the cover is machined off, the 20 wheel put on, and the cover welded back over the 20 wheel and machined again....
Forum: N54 09-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 118,156
Posted By Dietcoke
I find all the **** slinging between vargas and...

I find all the **** slinging between vargas and RB silly, but this is the kind of nonsense that advances the platform for the end-user. So there's that.

Let the hp wars commence, and come next...
Forum: N54 09-01-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,885
Posted By Dietcoke
Also worth noting, oil temp runs 12 degrees...

Also worth noting, oil temp runs 12 degrees cooler on average with E70 tune vs the Gas tune, at the same given IAT.
Forum: N54 09-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,885
Posted By Dietcoke
The VRSF intercooler is enormous compared to the...

The VRSF intercooler is enormous compared to the ER piece, of course it has more pressure drop. There aren't 'plenty' of logs out there to show that, as a matter of fact I can't even find a single...
Forum: N54 09-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,885
Posted By Dietcoke
Lol. Please show me hard data on that.

Lol. Please show me hard data on that.
Forum: N54 08-23-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,897
Posted By Dietcoke
12:1 is awful rich for a DI engine

12:1 is awful rich for a DI engine
Forum: N54 07-10-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dietcoke
evaporator core.

evaporator core.
Forum: N54 06-27-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,474
Posted By Dietcoke
Wait on pistons. Your turbos are already going to...

Wait on pistons. Your turbos are already going to struggle to push enough air, why handicap their output more with less compression.
Forum: N54 06-27-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,249
Posted By Dietcoke
where's the risk? the weld will be stronger then...

where's the risk? the weld will be stronger then the manifold
Forum: N54 06-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,249
Posted By Dietcoke
the manifolds are double layered and arent easily...

the manifolds are double layered and arent easily repairable, but since they're stainless they are weldable
Forum: Track days, timeslips, and kill stories 06-24-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By Dietcoke
450. I did the tune.

450. I did the tune.
Forum: Track days, timeslips, and kill stories 06-22-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By Dietcoke
no, they're all slower. camaro doesnt even make...

no, they're all slower. camaro doesnt even make 300hp
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