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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-23-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 106,462
Posted By plaroud
It is dependent on the speed. If there is a 10mph...

It is dependent on the speed. If there is a 10mph difference it should be around 7+ feet ahead in half a second.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-23-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,408
Posted By plaroud
I think his name is Carmen?? And it was being...

I think his name is Carmen?? And it was being done by D/A (not mert but discovery automotive). Dont know if it was ever finished though. (Built engine)
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-22-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,183
Posted By plaroud
Actually on Jason's previous runs he had higher...

Actually on Jason's previous runs he had higher trap or terminal speads than Micaele?

He explained that he had a boost leak.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-16-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,700
Posted By plaroud
Welcome back Kenny! Good to see great posters...

Welcome back Kenny! Good to see great posters coming back.

Hope all is well.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-14-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 53,467
Posted By plaroud
It is very well documented that Marcus' and...

It is very well documented that Marcus' and Chad's cars never worked properly. Even us "lurkers" knew this from the beginning.

Just like we know that when ProEFI hit the market, you trashed them...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-14-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 53,467
Posted By plaroud
I think you got your answer there. wow is all I...

I think you got your answer there. wow is all I can say. No phone call no nothing. I guess that is what happens when you interupt people during drinks Marcus :eek:

Sorry to hear this this way. He...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-12-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,671
Posted By plaroud
+1 I was stating the same thing you are. I was...

+1 I was stating the same thing you are. I was trying to show that Chris was continuing with the "mud slinging" by stating that who ever went with PRO EFI wants to go back to AEM which it seems...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-12-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,671
Posted By plaroud
I was asking the same question to Chris that you...

I was asking the same question to Chris that you just asked me. He is stating that people who have bought the Pro EFI through him want to go back to AEM. I stated that his statement is contradicting...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-12-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,671
Posted By plaroud
Can you be specific if you are going to state...

Can you be specific if you are going to state things like this? From the people that are vocal on here and have Pro EFI, they seem very happy. I have however seen many people selling their AEM's in...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-08-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,395
Posted By plaroud
Jason, Thanks for the learning experience. I...

Jason,

Thanks for the learning experience. I guess from my limited experience that is what I understood. Thanks for clearing things up.

On another note, yes torque converters are great for...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-08-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,395
Posted By plaroud
Rob, In all cases turbo cars benefit from a...

Rob,

In all cases turbo cars benefit from a lower gear like a 2.91 for a few reasons. With longer gears, the car will be in boost much longer. Secondly, the launch will be smoother and straighter....
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-01-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 115,109
Posted By plaroud
That sounds like VF but VF continued to be a...

That sounds like VF but VF continued to be a sponsor. With the shady **** that you and your friends pulled over there no wonder it has been a graveyard the past few years. End conversation
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-25-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,695
Posted By plaroud
Dont forget that little things you would never...

Dont forget that little things you would never think of can add or reduce weight. I had stock 19's with 275 R and 245F which added a few pounds around the corners. CD changers, seat warmers all...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-25-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,695
Posted By plaroud
I weighed my coupe down in Englishtown with less...

I weighed my coupe down in Englishtown with less than a quarter tank, stock car full interior, it came in at 3,390 no driver with a lighter exhaust. So figure around 3,410 for a stock coupe.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-24-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,695
Posted By plaroud
Correct. RT doesn't have anything to do with ET....

Correct. RT doesn't have anything to do with ET. Time starts once you cross the beams not when the lights turn green.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-11-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,447
Posted By plaroud
I do remember it. Wish I had time to find it. I...

I do remember it. Wish I had time to find it. I think he was hitting something like 23psi if I remember correctly. People were wondering if the 11.0 he ran was on the 23psi (which I dont think it...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-17-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,614
Posted By plaroud
Thanks Jason. So it seems that is was just little...

Thanks Jason. So it seems that is was just little issues that couldn't be resolved with. It only took you 2 days to take care of all that. Good stuff.


As far as the dyno comparisons, I trust a...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-17-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,614
Posted By plaroud
+1 Was actually waiting for the results of...

+1

Was actually waiting for the results of what the issues were. It is funny however that a certain someone does not go into bugermass' thread...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-14-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,980
Posted By plaroud
Jason, Thanks for sharing this project with...

Jason,

Thanks for sharing this project with the community. At the end of the day what is your goal for this vehicle (power, use(street/track etc))

Thanks
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-08-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By plaroud
Wouldn't your heat have to be open in order to...

Wouldn't your heat have to be open in order to circulate?


Marcus,

I know what you mean, same issue with my E36 as well and my X5. Luckily I changed out myself from learning through the...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-07-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By plaroud
Easy way to tell...Before starting your car, open...

Easy way to tell...Before starting your car, open the coolant reservoir. Start your car while it is cold. If you see coolant being circulated at the top (in other words pooring in) that means your...
Forum: Engine & Performance 11-04-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By plaroud
Bump

Bump
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-26-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,720
Posted By plaroud
Correct on all fronts. In Europe, liter is...

Correct on all fronts. In Europe, liter is spelled litre. And yes, a barrel is 42 gallons (worked as an accountant for ConocoPhilips here in NJ)
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-18-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,660
Posted By plaroud
Bob, The correct answer is 5.5 liters which...

Bob,

The correct answer is 5.5 liters which is around 5.8 qts. Putting in 6 and the most 6 1/2 should be fine. Anything over that is a big no no. Many techs say that having more oil is worse than...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-17-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,110
Posted By plaroud
Just as an fyi, he had a stage 3 HPF megale...

Just as an fyi, he had a stage 3 HPF megale...
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