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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-05-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,325
Posted By reggid
you don't need the headflow data from a flow...

you don't need the headflow data from a flow bench, it tells you how much head flow your head requires to achive a certain hp. its not a simulation where you need to input 100's of pieces of info....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-04-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,325
Posted By reggid
get a copy of pipemax it will open your mind...

get a copy of pipemax it will open your mind about what is required with a given engine combo, primarily it was design for exhaust design but it offers alot more, such as inlet and exhaust size and...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-04-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,158
Posted By reggid
i'm not saying the fuel efficiency isn't due to...

i'm not saying the fuel efficiency isn't due to the mods in this case, i'm speaking more in general terms saying is that improving the VE at WOT doesn't always make the engine more fuel efficiency at...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,158
Posted By reggid
fuel efficiency has nothing to do with VE, i know...

fuel efficiency has nothing to do with VE, i know lots of cars with higher VE and about 15mpg lol
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-03-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,325
Posted By reggid
use pipemax to gauge where to put the merge, you...

use pipemax to gauge where to put the merge, you dont want it too close to the end of primary pipe except on a big overlap cam 100% race engine where you use the 4th harmonic otherwise you lose a...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-23-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By reggid
i'm sure VAC will sell you a 97 mm stroke crank...

i'm sure VAC will sell you a 97 mm stroke crank if you hand over ~4K, short of that you arent get any meaningful benefit from a small bore increase which only increases the displacement by 1.2%.
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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-30-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,946
Posted By reggid
simple fact is there isnt a simple conversion...

simple fact is there isnt a simple conversion between different brands of dynos no matter what shops tell you, IMO the differences will be more noticeable when youre talking about big hp turbo...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-29-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,946
Posted By reggid
In oz almost all dyno dynamics operators use...

In oz almost all dyno dynamics operators use "shootout mode" which inherently reads much closer to dynojet numbers than a non-shootout dyno dynamics due to a bunch of correction factors being added...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-22-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By reggid
ive read somewhere (dont recall where) that a...

ive read somewhere (dont recall where) that a good resonator before the VT muffler helps, by attentuating the amplitude of the pulsing pressumably
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-13-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By reggid
what im suggesting is that even without a...

what im suggesting is that even without a pipesize change you can get drastic difference is power and torque through simply changing the location/length with respect to the exhaust valve of things...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-26-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By reggid
post a comparison with identical setups bar pipe...

post a comparison with identical setups bar pipe size then fella
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-25-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By reggid
3" is overkill for what i assume is a NA M5x,...

3" is overkill for what i assume is a NA M5x, 2.5" is plenty and would work better IMO
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-08-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
i was certain that i heard of 3L s54 race...

i was certain that i heard of 3L s54 race engiines, not listed on the site but

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=492091
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
Don't VAC already sell a destroker crank for the...

Don't VAC already sell a destroker crank for the S54? 3L or thereabouts?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-08-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
i agree that a stroker is not going to be any...

i agree that a stroker is not going to be any faster than stock stroke in a maximum effort engine when you have the proper drivetrain as it just comes down to hp and hp is all in the topend when you...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-07-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
my advice was tongue in cheek.

my advice was tongue in cheek.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
if rod ratio is so important just get a 75mm...

if rod ratio is so important just get a 75mm stroke crank made with 150mm rod and see where that gets you........if you want cubic inch with the 91mm bore spacing engines then rod angularity is the...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-05-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
if you do the maths at TDC and BDC the...

if you do the maths at TDC and BDC the accelerations dont change that much. for example at 8000rpm 97mm stroke 139mm rod vs 149mm rod at TDC is different by ~1.7%. if you are designing for ultra high...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By reggid
op why not upgrade to 330ci? it will have added...

op why not upgrade to 330ci? it will have added torqueto to the 3L engine something you would struggle to get from any NA 2.5L which is going to be an engine that will need to be revved
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
rod ratio has a second order effect on piston...

rod ratio has a second order effect on piston g's. in compression the gas pressure and components due to angularity does induce more friction. however the motion of the piston barely changes with rod...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-05-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
so a 1000hp S54 was not very bad for 4 years so...

so a 1000hp S54 was not very bad for 4 years so the average guy with half that should worry? what im saying is that with a big crank its one of the inherent sacrifices and its not that big of deal in...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-05-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By reggid
i wouldn't worry about rod ratio too much. BMW...

i wouldn't worry about rod ratio too much. BMW released an engine with 1.44 ratio with warranty. not like people are expecting to do 120k with stock reliability with the big stroke performance...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-03-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 16,467
Posted By reggid
The pressure drop in the exhaust can easily be 5...

The pressure drop in the exhaust can easily be 5 x what the standard test pressure is on a flow bench. So if possible turn up the pressure as much as the machine allows. Don't go chasing CFM look at...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By reggid
who the hell skims a head 0.120"

who the hell skims a head 0.120"
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-19-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By reggid
for a given width (space envelope) the cross...

for a given width (space envelope) the cross sectional surface area of the two filter setup inlet tubes is half as much despite surface area of filter element being the same....

also i big filter...
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