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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-23-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,340
Posted By reggid
get yourself one of these it is easier to find...

get yourself one of these it is easier to find the peak of the lobe. you just unscrew your ball tip of the dial indicator and screw the new one in.

https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/Q2165
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-19-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,340
Posted By reggid
the best way is always to measure for yourself if...

the best way is always to measure for yourself if you want to know the truth.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 06-29-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By reggid
TS is better as a daily driver it boost the...

TS is better as a daily driver it boost the bottomend/midrange more. look for dyno sheets and the difference is apparent.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-23-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,572
Posted By reggid
Alot of chassis dyno testing is bogus when people...

Alot of chassis dyno testing is bogus when people look for a few % change and testing goes over more than 1 day. there are alot of variables that can skew results in either direction and people arent...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-22-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By reggid
People think that because the inlet valves and...

People think that because the inlet valves and the apertures formed with the valve seats are the point of maximum restriction in the inlet tract that if you make something like the air filter setup ,...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-22-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,572
Posted By reggid
a pipe with cone will often outflow the stock...

a pipe with cone will often outflow the stock stuff on the non performance models so still gives a topend gain over OEM airbox, the reduce topend i mentioned is with a long pipe and cone vs a short...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-21-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,572
Posted By reggid
If you think the stock stuff is optimized for...

If you think the stock stuff is optimized for performance then you'd be mistaken, alot of the function is to muffle the induction noise.

I've dyno tested various tube lengths / intake airbox...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-05-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By reggid
yeah a little bit of rattle is fine...but not...

yeah a little bit of rattle is fine...but not alot. For something on the street im going to look for a more conservative option something with a little more inertia in it. on my other cars you notice...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-04-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By reggid
if its that bad its not worth IMO on a street car...

if its that bad its not worth IMO on a street car its a pretty big compromise, for the track sure. maybe something a little heavier will offer a less compromise for a street car DD type of vehcile
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-03-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By reggid
and rattles/chatter and noise at idle and low rpm...

and rattles/chatter and noise at idle and low rpm ?
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-28-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By reggid
x2

x2
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-20-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,960
Posted By reggid
IIRC the data burns gave me matched what pipemax...

IIRC the data burns gave me matched what pipemax wanted once i adjusted the different reference point that pipemax uses and it was the 3rd harmonic where as those look closer 4th. proof is in the...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-20-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,960
Posted By reggid
specs? you realize that probably the most...

specs? you realize that probably the most important part is the collector length? id target the 3rd harmonic or even the 2nd but not the 4th (unless drag racing) if you want the widest powerband....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-15-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By reggid
proper racing cats dont do very much at all...

proper racing cats dont do very much at all except flow well.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-28-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,819
Posted By reggid
id get a NTK sensor these are better (more...

id get a NTK sensor these are better (more accurate) than bosch
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-24-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,923
Posted By reggid
S54 has a much bigger stroke and more revs. Loads...

S54 has a much bigger stroke and more revs. Loads are rpm^2 and stroke also has a non-linear effect....so a very different beast.

The harmonic issue is basically stroke and rpm related it has very...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-23-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,923
Posted By reggid
no but if you plot out piston motion...

no but if you plot out piston motion (displacement, velocity, acceleration) vs crank angle for the stock rods and longer ones, you can barely differentiate the two curves....

it makes about a 0.6...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-23-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,923
Posted By reggid
you will never notice the difference with the...

you will never notice the difference with the longer rod ratio. a small change just doesnt make much difference. some basic calculations will make this evident.

as for adjustments, machining some...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By reggid
I'd offer 7k if I was looking at something like...

I'd offer 7k if I was looking at something like that. Sellers are dreamers
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-15-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,740
Posted By reggid
Oem cams won't be specked at anything like 0.050"...

Oem cams won't be specked at anything like 0.050" and schrick will use different checking value to catcams and so forth.....so making apples to apples comparison is impossible based on paper specs
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-05-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,665
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: 54
Views: 6,665
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: 4,567
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: 4,567
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: 54
Views: 6,665
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...
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