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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-10-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By pokeybritches
I'm aware of how a centrifugal supercharger...

I'm aware of how a centrifugal supercharger builds boost.

At idle, IAT's can rise 50 degrees in just a few minutes. I've confirmed this through my IAT gauge on one of my supercharged M's. When...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-05-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By pokeybritches
Many datalogging setups can pull your injector...

Many datalogging setups can pull your injector duty cycle.

The rule of thumb you are quoting is similar for Vortechs:
5 mm smaller pulley = 2 psi

However, boost is not the greatest measure of...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-10-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By pokeybritches
Go with 928 Motorsports. Their turnaround is much...

Go with 928 Motorsports. Their turnaround is much better than Vortech's, and they have no skin in the game when it comes to trying to sell you a new unit. I'm happy with the rebuild they did for me.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-08-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By pokeybritches
Injectors, pulleys, belt, bypass, tune, hoses,...

Injectors, pulleys, belt, bypass, tune, hoses, and piping. This is assuming you have the correct bracket. The pre-supercharger piping can be flexible, but post-supercharger piping should be molded or...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,365
Posted By pokeybritches
I'm running 8-9 psi on a 135k mile motor with a...

I'm running 8-9 psi on a 135k mile motor with a 50/50 water/meth mix. Vortech V3 SCi. No issues. Obviously you will want a tune and larger injectors. Contact TTFS for a custom tune. They did mine,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-30-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By pokeybritches
There's probably a dyno closer than 4 hours away,...

There's probably a dyno closer than 4 hours away, unless you're in the middle of nowhere. What's your location?

I'm a little over your power level on my M54B30 Z4, and I have a Supersprint y-pipe...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 144,641
Posted By pokeybritches
I will be hooking my gauges back up this weekend,...

I will be hooking my gauges back up this weekend, so I can let you know AFR after that. With VF's second tune, they had stabilized in the low 12's. I'm sure TTFS's tune will have them right where...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 144,641
Posted By pokeybritches
Name: Pokeybritches Car/Engine: E85 Z4 3.0i /...

Name: Pokeybritches
Car/Engine: E85 Z4 3.0i / M54B30
Mods: VF "Stage 1.5" - AEM WMI (trunk-mounted tank, 50/50 mix), 8-9 psi pulley and belt, TTFS dyno tune, Tial BPV. SS ceramic coated headers,...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-12-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By pokeybritches
I just noticed the 9:1 CR you're running, so...

I just noticed the 9:1 CR you're running, so that's probably where the power is.

How do you plan to run more boost? The Vortech pulley is already pretty small, so do you plan to increase the size...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By pokeybritches
Your exterior looks like mine! ...

Your exterior looks like mine!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xEj4lzbp8rM

With a VF570 kit, you should be getting a lot more than 400 whp. My other Z4M has an ESS VT2-500 kit with stock exhaust...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-18-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,073
Posted By pokeybritches
Best of luck with it. What powerband are you...

Best of luck with it. What powerband are you tuning the exhaust for?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-18-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,073
Posted By pokeybritches
What you're missing is that one revolution of the...

What you're missing is that one revolution of the supercharger pumps 1.6 liters of air. This is your maximum. Restrictions in the intake (throttle body), exhaust, inefficiencies, etc. all count...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-17-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,073
Posted By pokeybritches
Thanks for the info! OP, when someone says...

Thanks for the info!

OP, when someone says 600 hp out of an M54, I get excited. However, you're only pumping a little over 2x the air into the engine (assuming no heat losses). Where do you think...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-15-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,073
Posted By pokeybritches
What rpm are you spinning the supercharger?

What rpm are you spinning the supercharger?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-15-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,073
Posted By pokeybritches
Why not get a $100 dyno to find out how much...

Why not get a $100 dyno to find out how much you're really putting down?

Boost is a measure of restriction... how much the air is pressurized and backing up while trying to get into the engine. An...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-10-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By pokeybritches
Thanks for the clip!

Thanks for the clip!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-04-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By pokeybritches
Any ESS TS2 or TT turbo cars in the DC area?

Hello all. I was wondering if there were any ESS TS2 or TT turbo cars in the DC area. I'm thinking of moving from my VF kit since I have centrifugal superchargers on all three of my cars, and I was...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-27-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,433
Posted By pokeybritches
At this point, no. A Vortech blower alone goes...

At this point, no. A Vortech blower alone goes for $2500. Add to that injectors, tune, supercharger bracket, piping, tech support, instructions, warranty...

To be quite frank, if you have the time...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-28-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,292
Posted By pokeybritches
Completely agree on the exhaust. I'm not quite as...

Completely agree on the exhaust. I'm not quite as familiar with the E46, but if it's anything like the Z4, there's no crossover in the OEM system. Once you add equal length catless headers, more...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-28-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,292
Posted By pokeybritches
Also, do you have AFR and boost gauges hooked up,...

Also, do you have AFR and boost gauges hooked up, and have you confirmed 9 psi (or are you doing it based on pulley sizes and manufacturer specs)?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-28-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,292
Posted By pokeybritches
What kind of headers? Do you have a crossover in...

What kind of headers? Do you have a crossover in your exhaust? This is an M54B30, correct?

The reason I ask is, at an intercooled 9 psi I should see 325-330 whp. I have ceramic coated Supersprint...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-28-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,292
Posted By pokeybritches
How many psi are you running? Are you using stock...

How many psi are you running? Are you using stock headers?

I got 285 whp on 6 psi with catless headers.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,404
Posted By pokeybritches
You would absolutely need a retune, since the...

You would absolutely need a retune, since the tune is MAFless.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By pokeybritches
You're good to go with your car as-is, though...

You're good to go with your car as-is, though like Rob said, be prepared to replace the clutch.

I have chosen to keep the VF kit the way it came, and instead spend my money on...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,785
Posted By pokeybritches
I had some time today to compile some of my Z4's...

I had some time today to compile some of my Z4's videos on my iPhone.

http://youtu.be/C77MFV-pWHo

Hopefully it will help anyone on the fence answer:
What will the car sound like?
How much...
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