No Fly Zone - CA - Minter Field

Discussion in 'Racing - Kills Discussion' started by doublespaces, Nov 5, 2016.

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  1. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    Who is there? Lets see the goods!
     
  2. Having fun with the GC lites!
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  3. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    Nice! Do you have GC+ out today?
     
  4. No sir. Just the lites for today.
     
  5. Abacus38

    Abacus38 Corporal

    190
    Tampa/Orlando, FL
    2007 Ti Ag 335i
    Did you guy take the regular GCs off and replace them with the lights for today?
     
  6. Jesushdz92

    Jesushdz92 Lurker

    15
    Pretty sure they have at least 3 or 4 cars with gc variants
     
  7. We just have the blue car out today. GC lites/auto/full weight. We regularly swap turbos and parts for testing.
     
  8. Getting there. Have time for 1 or 2 more runs tracking down tune gremlins.
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  9. Oooops. Tried turning it up a bit much on the old stock motor and blew up the engine. Will make a thread with all details later. Doing clean up now. ;)

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  10. Abacus38

    Abacus38 Corporal

    190
    Tampa/Orlando, FL
    2007 Ti Ag 335i
    Is this the car with the Nizpro auto?
     
  11. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    Oh damn!
    I'm pretty sure this is that car. Sounds like it ran well besides the engine issue.
     
  12. How much power was that car making and at what weight?
     
  13. 335iHaroon

    335iHaroon Specialist

    In for kills
     
  14. Yes, but the calibration has not been completed. Held the power fine.

    Yes -we were fighting ECU issues most of the day but were very pleased with our hardware.

    Car was full weight -don't have an exact number as we didn't weigh it- it made 622 whp on 24 psi flat. That 622 whp tune ran a 164.4 earlier in the day. When we ran 167.5 mph we had it at 27 psi peak tapering to 26 psi up top. Keep in mind the engine was getting cranky... as we found out soon after. Our final run of the day we turned the boost up to about 30 psi and desensitized the knock sensors. lol
     
  15. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    @[email protected] isn't this an engine you picked up from a junk yard and it was giving you issues since the day you installed it anyway? Seems like there might have been something going on with the engine as is before any of this happened.
     
  16. I am not 100% sure. We (VTT) have gone through an evolution on our perspective with N54 test mules. I *think* this engine was original to the car but am not sure. There was a phase that we thought picking up cheap N54's and thrashing them was a solid method (at this time all the built motors were very problematic). We test hardware very very hard so this just resulted in us blowing up more N54's than just about anyone else. Now, at least for a test car, we definitely go with fully built. Back to this car -we have an engine build in process, so it won't be too long before it's able to be used for testing again.
     

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