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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:12 PM
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Lots of stuff flying around here, some of which...

Lots of stuff flying around here, some of which can be dangerous to your pocketbook. You don't just disconnect a wire to take off a JB4. When you get reasonably good at it its about 20/30 minuets...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By bear-avhistory
Problem with your thesis is to get the maximum...

Problem with your thesis is to get the maximum performance out of a BMW turbo you mix about 35/40% + E85 with 93. Cars with the right mods, bigger fuel pump are running higher E85 mixes. up to 90%. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,163
Posted By bear-avhistory
& BMW built aircraft engines for the Nazi...

& BMW built aircraft engines for the Nazi Luftwaffe, MB & Porsche built tanks while Audi built trucks & VW Jeeps. Expect their products killed more Americans than GM.

Give me a break on the GM...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By bear-avhistory
Just looked at the lid. I have a 2014 328...

Just looked at the lid. I have a 2014 328 service loaner on the driveway & it says 89 Min. Will look at the 435 when I get it back. Personally I would drive the 328 on 93. If it was not a turbo on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its been beat to death but no less than the fuel...

Its been beat to death but no less than the fuel door. More than the fuel door is a waste of money. In places like NC the door might say 91 but we only have 87/89/93 so its 93. Its not magic or a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,135
Posted By bear-avhistory
Bit of secondary wiring left to do then the body...

Bit of secondary wiring left to do then the body goes on.:clap:

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-27-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,135
Posted By bear-avhistory
Duplicate post Sorry.:cry:

Duplicate post Sorry.:cry:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-26-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,135
Posted By bear-avhistory
The Lexus won based on "feel" points but lost all...

The Lexus won based on "feel" points but lost all the objectively measured points.

Would look at whatever interested me most at the time I am buying. Expect nothing is ruled out but the Smart Car....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,059
Posted By bear-avhistory
Never even tried mine, have no idea if it even...

Never even tried mine, have no idea if it even works.:)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Now C&D has been co-opted by the evil BEAR to...

Now C&D has been co-opted by the evil BEAR to make Saintor once again change his story this time about the reliability of C&D's numbers.:rofl: MT had a preview drive & are looking at high 3's 0-60...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Thing is we elitist pricks do get our facts...

Thing is we elitist pricks do get our facts correct & don't cherry pick or change things to suite our point of view.

Clearly the C&D M4 test that's M4 or M3+1 for the the prols posted:

C/D...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Which part of "QUICKER" don't you understand,...

Which part of "QUICKER" don't you understand, especially reguarding your precious 5-60 time?

M4 3.0 liters Turbo 0-60 @ 3.9, 5-60 @ 4.2 & 12.1/119 in the quarter.

StingRay 6.2 liters N/A 0-60...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
^^^^ Just yanking your chain. The Chevy SB...

^^^^

Just yanking your chain. The Chevy SB is a very good engine & has been since 1955. I had built one of the first big SB engines, known at the time as the Mighty Mouse, @ 406CI. Was a very...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,064
Posted By bear-avhistory
The TL has always been a bang for the buck car...

The TL has always been a bang for the buck car when they were selling 60/70K units a year. They screwed the pooch trying to sell in the high end with the 4G + it was IMHO Fugly. Think the lower TLX...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree, the last two cars I double clutched were a...

Agree, the last two cars I double clutched were a TR3A & a Morgan +4 SS. Only had syncros on the upper gear sets inside very fragile gear boxes. TR3B went full syncro with the TR4 gearbox & it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Yeah, but when Chevy wanted some real power for...

Yeah, but when Chevy wanted some real power for the StingRay ZL1 they added a supercharger to the cubic inches. Even up, you cannot beat a boosted engine unless it blows up.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
It comes in a few flavors 412 was the old number...

It comes in a few flavors 412 was the old number then 420 for the current GT. The BOSS version is 444, then there are track versions above this. The engine is ID'd by the 32 Valve twin cam heads...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
The Z-28 was built around the gumballs it wears...

The Z-28 was built around the gumballs it wears on the corners, not a good DD but a very very good track day car. Be interesting to see the M4 on track day rubber.

As for N/A V8's have built & run...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By bear-avhistory
Try a dirt track honey comb screen painted black...

Try a dirt track honey comb screen painted black if its a real issue where you drive.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Sure it does. You drive a car with very low...

Sure it does. You drive a car with very low torque & power on a daily bases so that's your DD experience level. Anything else you post is just cherry picking stats that suit your purpose.

Why...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Little bit of apples & oranges. :rofl: Love those...

Little bit of apples & oranges. :rofl: Love those pictures. The Chevy uses a lot of displacement to get its power & the turbo uses boost instead.

My 3 liter 335is ran 18psi & generated 410whp on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Tip in has a lot to do with it. We were able to...

Tip in has a lot to do with it. We were able to dial it out with the JB4 on the 335is. Actually has to dial some back in during the test because it was hitting to hard for the tires.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
Interesting comment from a guy with a no torque...

Interesting comment from a guy with a no torque 2.5 liter I6 that would get destroyed by a 255ftlb 2T.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
A lot of people would take a Turbo 4 @ 240BHP &...

A lot of people would take a Turbo 4 @ 240BHP & 255ftlb from 1250rpm to 4800rpm over a 268BHP N/A V6 with only 248ftls all the way up at 4700rpm.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,791
Posted By bear-avhistory
I would cut the OP some slack. Most people who...

I would cut the OP some slack. Most people who don't go there are not aware of the repaving & widening. Have not yet read the article so I don't know if it was mentioned.
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