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526  Pictures and Media / Pictures and Media from Events / Re: Pictures from RIR April 26, 2009? on: April 29, 2009, 06:21:06 AM

 The green machine lifts its wheels  : )
527  Pictures and Media / Pictures and Media from Events / Re: Pictures from 4/26/09 autocross on: April 29, 2009, 06:18:33 AM

  + 1 FSB would be good on the vette .
528  Results / Autocross / Re: 03/29/2009 Results on: March 31, 2009, 07:56:23 AM

 I know the 370z spun through also .
529  Pictures and Media / Pictures and Media from Events / Re: Photos form 3-29-09 autocross at VMP on: March 30, 2009, 03:36:22 PM

 Great pictures ! You have a really nice camera . Thanks !
530  General / Open Forum / Re: Howdy all on: March 15, 2009, 12:20:17 PM
   Hey Tom Welcome ! I think the next event is at VMP on the 29th if you go to this website "below"and go the the autocross link there is a list of events going on around the area hope to see you out there !

now would be a good time to pick up a miata and start fixing it up for when you get your license awsome autox car IMO .

531  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: March 15, 2009, 10:09:46 AM
How bad is the torque steer? I am amazed how bad it is in the Mini without nearly as much power as you have.


 I thought it was bad going from an 88 rx7 to the 95 sable lol . the Rx7 would go around corners like its back wheels actually turned with the front it handled so well , then I had to fight with the sable or just learn how to drive slow witch i did .
532  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: March 15, 2009, 10:05:45 AM
The electronic nannies do a pretty good job clearing that up . Usually if you get on it hard its noticeable if there is good traction nothing unmanageable though . It took a little getting used to taking corners + hard  exceleration and having to physically straighten the steering wheel back out with the DSC off .  It has extra reinforcement around the floor and center tunnel , across the strut towers a torque sensing limited slip , equal length reinforced drive shafts and somehow the ECU robs it of torque in 1,2,3rd gears probably why the car feels like it has more power in each successive gear .

 my 95 mecury sable used to do the same thing around corners though . So its actually really good
533  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: March 14, 2009, 04:09:47 PM
  the speed3 could very well be underated from the factory . Road and track said "263 bhp at 5500 rpm and 280 lb.-ft. of torque at 3000 rpm give this bronc some serious "giddyup," with a midrange that punches harder than anything in its class. The power drops clear off the map at 6000 rpm, irking a few editors on staff since it's useless to run the engine up to its 6750-rpm redline,

263 bhp at 5500 rpm and 280 lb.-ft. of torque at 3000 rpm  I would hardly believe tq on a turbo car would stop at 3000 .

 You can see a difference when comparing the stock vs tune after 5500 seems to hold the throttle open a bit longer but thats the only thing I see different . Thinking about getting that turbo-back exhaust put on and running in DSP . Only thing is this car is worthless without traction and a decent driver and I don't have either haha
534  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: March 14, 2009, 03:59:50 PM
I was under the assumption it did at first but I've read stock boosts up to 19.5 which i've never personally seen reason I asked Kevin to dyno it in 5th was because you can feel more power in that gear on the interstate just curious really . turns out theres a big difference . The only thing I can say positive about the tune is that it holds to redline a little bit better , but I'll let the graphs speak . Here's the best "hp base vs best hp tune" and closest comparison "base to tune" both actually in 4th gear on the later. 

 I did max smoothing on both so i could make some sense of them .

I know the dynographs are both in SAE but the base tune was 30 degree's warmer outside .

personally I think the best thing the tuner is for so far is to clear CEL's lol .

both in blue are tuned maps both red are stock maps  first graph is 5th gear "blue" vs 4th "red"

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535  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: March 13, 2009, 06:16:50 PM

 Just got the dyno graphs today . I never supplied PAS with an email address .

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536  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: March 01, 2009, 05:29:47 PM

 I can't believe how long that rx8 holds onto its power curve And Rogers Z06 numbers are incredible .
537  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: February 28, 2009, 09:04:42 PM
Had a great time today and got to get my car on a scale thanks to the guys at performance auto sports, Dave , Keath and the pizza guy ! hope to see everybody tommarro , the pizza man too !

really impressed with the little 3's numbers 265/309tq  (rounded to the nearest number of course)

not impressed enough though .... I still want a z06 .
538  Events / Other Events / Re: Dyno Day on: February 16, 2009, 08:09:22 PM

 I would also like to get a dyno on my 07 speed3 count me in !! 2/28 will be fine .
539  Results / Autocross / Re: Results? on: July 18, 2008, 04:20:59 PM

yep #31  I signed up for SM thinking about taking that IC next time   :  )
540  General / Technical Help / Re: STX Allowances... on: July 16, 2008, 02:06:26 PM

 just like that silly pipe . It doesn't do a thing . The springs help though .
541  General / Technical Help / Re: STX Allowances... on: July 15, 2008, 04:00:21 PM

 hmm what about top mount intercoolers ?
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