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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
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: 2
Views: 332
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...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-11-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By reggid
a damper like that could dampen the global...

a damper like that could dampen the global response of the engine like rigid mode of vibration (lateral, longitudinal, bounce, roll, yaw, pitch on its mounts) but it wont stop the flexible modes of...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,617
Posted By reggid
did anyone find a source for seafoam? the subaru...

did anyone find a source for seafoam? the subaru upper cleaner doesnt work nearly half as good
Forum: Engine & Performance 04-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,441
Posted By reggid
oversize valves are 900 vac stroker kit is 8k,...

oversize valves are 900
vac stroker kit is 8k, your crank, rods, pistons comes to 10k most of which appears to be in the rods which ive seen for 1700

you will probably make up some BS that...
Forum: Engine & Performance 04-29-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,441
Posted By reggid
this thread is lol. 10-15k too high for a...

this thread is lol.

10-15k too high for a engine from some random guyon the internet machine work might be junk. not like you are a known shop like VAC with reputation.........the cost for...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-21-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,857
Posted By reggid
would have been interesting to see the runs start...

would have been interesting to see the runs start at 2k to see what affect it has to the bottom end for the folks who dont track their cars as there are hints below 3500 there might be 7 lb-ft or so....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-08-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By reggid
lol...its 5% ethanol not 95%......op should not...

lol...its 5% ethanol not 95%......op should not call it E95. E95 would be 95% ethanol.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-24-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By reggid
when i say BS, i mean no doubt that the dyno said...

when i say BS, i mean no doubt that the dyno said those numbers but more that it actually means nothing in relation to reality
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-23-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By reggid
the stock engine has has 260ish tq at crank, if...

the stock engine has has 260ish tq at crank, if the cars make 250-260wtq it is a BS reading dyno plain and simple
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-07-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,746
Posted By reggid
yes, the OD after the flange, if you measure do...

yes, the OD after the flange, if you measure do it on the straight part not at a bend as it always a little smaller on the bend
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-05-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,746
Posted By reggid
what size primary and secondary OD's?

what size primary and secondary OD's?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-03-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By reggid
http://blog.intengineering.com/wp-content/uploads/...

http://blog.intengineering.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/IMG_0192.jpg

look at how the transverse members transition/taper to the longitudinal ones to try a maximize the stiffness
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-03-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By reggid
will the transverse members of the girdle flare...

will the transverse members of the girdle flare out where they connect to the longitudinal pieces?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-03-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By reggid
no way that thing is 5 mm. also why not cut...

no way that thing is 5 mm.

also why not cut the cylinder/bore in the middle so you can see the true thickness of the bore? by offsetting the cut the walls look thicker than they truly are.
...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-29-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,672
Posted By reggid
the advertised duration tells very little about...

the advertised duration tells very little about the cam but better than a stab in the dark. i can have a smaller advertised duration cam but have massively more lobe area and the engine will perform...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-29-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,672
Posted By reggid
nobody specs advertised duration at zero lift. ...

nobody specs advertised duration at zero lift.

comparing advertised duration across different cam companies is a waste of time. even if the advertised is the same and specced the same the cam...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-07-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 101,520
Posted By reggid
yes, certainly means nothing to me

yes, certainly means nothing to me
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-05-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 101,520
Posted By reggid
good point especially from a dead stop

good point especially from a dead stop
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-04-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 101,520
Posted By reggid
if you want to compare cars goto a dyno day, same...

if you want to compare cars goto a dyno day, same machine, same conditions, same operator, same strapdown technique and process used then you are about as close to being able to make comparisons as...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-04-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 101,520
Posted By reggid
no they dont usually but if the operator has not...

no they dont usually but if the operator has not used shootout mode they can enter in a scale factor and fudge it to get any number you want. if you see a dyno dynamics dyno without shootout written...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-14-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By reggid
some stainless steels are magnetic and to varying...

some stainless steels are magnetic and to varying degrees so it is not a fool proof test
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-02-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,737
Posted By reggid
it is worth remembering that an engine is not a...

it is worth remembering that an engine is not a steady flow system, the closing and opening of the valves, motion of the piston, exhaust function etc etc create pressure waves in the system. The...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-06-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,957
Posted By reggid
we are all to blame for this nonsense, people...

we are all to blame for this nonsense, people want dynos that spit out big numbers and thats what the dyno people deliver..........

i'll also add that WHP vs BHP can be determined from the graph,...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-05-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,957
Posted By reggid
if BHP = est engine hp WHP= hp at wheels ...

if

BHP = est engine hp
WHP= hp at wheels

in the graph i showed WHP/BHP=0.80

therefore

WHP = BHP x 0.8
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