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Old 05-16-2015, 09:45 AM   #81
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Well it's finally in, full thread here. For sure the engine runs quieter. Will see during driving the actual experience.
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Old 05-16-2015, 01:45 PM   #82
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Well it's finally in, full thread here. For sure the engine runs quieter. Will see during driving the actual experience.
Great work.

Thanks for throwing in the link.

I hope you like it, I was surprised by the quietness at idle and the smoothness whilst revving to my 7200 limiter, enough to know for sure that it made a difference.
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Old 06-01-2015, 12:43 PM   #83
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Possibly a new tuner?

My Tuner has told me he can not do shoot out on his Dyno Dynamics any more.
He is not getting it fixed as it will cost about $4k and send it away for 4 weeks.

So I have been trying to find another reputable Haltech tuner in brisbane on the South Side or near Ipswich preferably that likes to tune boosted Euro cars.

I think I found one on the Gold Coast... Not a Euro guy but I have been informed he knows his stuff with Haltechs.

I need to get a dyno run before I install the after market headers... Finally.

I will get a Mainline dyno before and after with the aftermarket headers and my current 2.5inch single to evaluate the difference before making other changes.

I am only home for one day this Friday before going away again. So, hopefully I can get this dyno run done this Friday.
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Old 06-02-2015, 08:39 AM   #84
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Mainline Dyno this Fri and Header fitment.

Well, I am booked in for a before dyno on a Mainline then get the Headers fitted.

Hopefully I will have an after dyno with Tune by Tue?? as I am only home on Fri and Tue.

It will be dynoed:
1. before headers,
2. after headers, and
3. tune for headers.

Yep, booked in for Tue retune.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:20 PM   #85
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Old 06-03-2015, 05:02 PM   #87
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What rear muffler are you running that is 2x2.5"? How are you handling the tips? Got any pics?

I'm going to be swapping the rear muffler on the magnaflow cat-back I have. It shrinks down to a single 2.25"! Going to swap that muffler so it goes to a single 3". I was considering dual 2.5" on both ends, but I think it would have to be a small muffler to make that happen.
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:00 PM   #88
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What rear muffler are you running that is 2x2.5"? How are you handling the tips? Got any pics?

I'm going to be swapping the rear muffler on the magnaflow cat-back I have. It shrinks down to a single 2.25"! Going to swap that muffler so it goes to a single 3". I was considering dual 2.5" on both ends, but I think it would have to be a small muffler to make that happen.
Lol, well... The exhaust system I bought was supposed to be twin 2.5 but my old girl measured the system and come up with twin 2 inch, so no I do not have a twin 2.5 into the muffler... I am home on Friday, so I will remeasure.

Twin 2's have more volume compare to my single 2.5 but also has more surface area (resistance).

I will find out on a dyno when installed.
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Old 06-04-2015, 06:24 PM   #89
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Lol, well... The exhaust system I bought was supposed to be twin 2.5 but my old girl measured the system and come up with twin 2 inch, so no I do not have a twin 2.5 into the muffler... I am home on Friday, so I will remeasure.

Twin 2's have more volume compare to my single 2.5 but also has more surface area (resistance).

I will find out on a dyno when installed.
Yes, Only twin 2" pipes.
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Old 06-04-2015, 07:34 PM   #90
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1. XFORCE Headers, (Was supposed to be Supersprint Headers)
2. Supersprint Exhaust - twin 2", (Was supposed to be twin 2.5")
3. Schrick Cams, (hopefully 272/256) We will see when I get them??????
- had the cams profiled and are 272/256.
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Twin 2" shouldn't be too bad should it? The headers are only 2" past the collectors.

For reference my magnaflow cat-back (16533) goes from the dual 2" at the headers, into dual 2.25 inch muffler, out to dual 2.5 the rest of the way (until the rear muffler, which shrinks down to a single 2.25" and is another issue altogether)
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Why those cams?
They were cheap.

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Twin 2" shouldn't be too bad should it? The headers are only 2" past the collectors.

For reference my magnaflow cat-back (16533) goes from the dual 2" at the headers, into dual 2.25 inch muffler, out to dual 2.5 the rest of the way (until the rear muffler, which shrinks down to a single 2.25" and is another issue altogether)
Yes, but ... I was only going to change my exhaust if it was a single 3.5" or twin 2.5".
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The XFORCE headers were being installed yesterday but car was not ready before flying out to Darwin.
I'll pick the car up Tue and take it to get tuned.
The before dyno shows the car is already running leaner than it should be, probably from all the other little bits I have done over the last few months.
So, the headers will more than likely make it even leaner.

I'll throw the laptop on when I pick the car up and see how lean it is, so I know if I can give it a bit of a hiding
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Headers

From OEM M52TU headers to XFORCE headers.
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Thanks rkneeshaw.

How is everything going for you and your TS?
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Not sure yet, working out some details with ESS on the repair or replacement of the manifold. I shut down the intercooler for now and am keeping RPM's below 4k. Working up the resolve to R&R that ESS manifold.... got to fit that in around getting my magnaflow cat-back opened up with a larger rear muffler. I still want to be able to dyno by the end of july.
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Not sure yet, working out some details with ESS on the repair or replacement of the manifold. I shut down the intercooler for now and am keeping RPM's below 4k. Working up the resolve to R&R that ESS manifold.... got to fit that in around getting my magnaflow cat-back opened up with a larger rear muffler. I still want to be able to dyno by the end of july.
You could... Once you get your TS sorted out, dyno before fitting the 3" rear muffler and after so we can see if it made any difference.

Hope all goes well and you are up and running soon.
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I'd love to but I'm not thrilled with this dyno shop. THey are like 4 hours away, charge $150 for three pulls and don't provide A/F readings. I have to go back to get an "after TS2" dyno, but I really want to find a better shop. I feel like for $150 I should be definately getting A/F readings too.

What are you paying for your dyno pulls?
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