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    It's absolutely not necessary to remove the...

    It's absolutely not necessary to remove the waterpump. Pull the vacuum canisters out and a couple other things and it's right there. 2007 E90 anyway.
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    Fantastic, good to see things keep getting...

    Fantastic, good to see things keep getting pushed.... congrats!
  3. You aren't using TBI or port injection at...

    You aren't using TBI or port injection at startup. 100% E85 can be cranky on mostly-hot-engine restart. Steve and I think it may be related to boiling ethanol in the fuel rail. Maybe you're...
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    Diesel turbos have a much easier life; the EGT's...

    Diesel turbos have a much easier life; the EGT's are lower, and the difference in exhaust gas volume from idle to full throttle/max boost is much less than on a gasoline engine.
  5. I used to live in Maine, but I've been in AZ for...

    I used to live in Maine, but I've been in AZ for the past 4 years or so.

    I run E66 (measured; 3:1 E85/ACN91). Running pump gas for a daily when you have access to E85 is silly to me.
  6. I'm at 10k+ on VTT 2+'s, running ~25-26 psi...

    I'm at 10k+ on VTT 2+'s, running ~25-26 psi tapered to around 22 or so at redline. No issues thus far -car is daily driven.
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    That's the most beautiful blood mary I've ever...

    That's the most beautiful blood mary I've ever seen. Repped.
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    I'll get an update from Steve and post later......

    I'll get an update from Steve and post later... buried at Honeywell right now supporting engine builds.... should be soon though.
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    I agree that talented people who know how to do...

    I agree that talented people who know how to do stuff are invaluable, but I agree with you, maybe a little more diplomatically stated but we're all aware of the problems and short comings. We need...
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    I've spent some time thinking about that. Send...

    I've spent some time thinking about that. Send me a PM and lets email about a few ideas. It'll be stupid but might work.
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    Oh for sure. I completely understand the end...

    Oh for sure. I completely understand the end tank/flow dynamic aspect of intercooler design. I am an engineer -I love the theory, but you can't argue with test results. I do admit that I'm taking...
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    If you picked up that much HP, and have that...

    If you picked up that much HP, and have that little of a pressure drop, I'd say it's pretty safe to say that end tank ideology aside, it's a pretty great FMIC. I'd like to try one out here in AZ...
  14. You're thinking of leakage past rings like on a...

    You're thinking of leakage past rings like on a piston engine. It doesn't work like that; it works from the contraction and expansion of a bellows. Leakage past the pistons in the HPFP doesn't...
  15. HPFP output doesn't seem to increase much after...

    HPFP output doesn't seem to increase much after about 50 psi. I can tell you that feeding the HPFP with 145 psi+ doesn't do miracles either. :)
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    I've done BT resets, can never get INPA to...

    I've done BT resets, can never get INPA to connect correctly. I have def done resets though. I'm going to run some injector cleaner through the system reset and see where I'm at. Everything is...
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    Yes, it feels very smooth. I'm sure we could get...

    Yes, it feels very smooth. I'm sure we could get more out of it with more boost but it's about where I want it to be for a DD with this many miles on it. I drive this car about 40-50 miles per day.
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    44572 Most recent update. Still Virtual Dyno,...

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    Most recent update. Still Virtual Dyno, but this fall I'll put it on a real dyno, however, this is apples to apples, (same settings except for passenger weight). Done on a hot day, was...
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    No one would try a method like that for a process...

    No one would try a method like that for a process that needs to be controlled to a high degree. Not on engine builds, not on valve builds, not on a submarine, not on an aircraft... no one. We use...
  20. Yup.

    Yup.
  21. Extrapolating nozzle flow rates based on pressure...

    Extrapolating nozzle flow rates based on pressure is really REALLY a function of the nozzle design. On one project I did, increasing pressure from 50 to 150 psi (3x pressure) resulted in a real...
  22. Nah, he agreed with you. It does happen every...

    Nah, he agreed with you. It does happen every now and then lol.
  23. 500 whp is a very lofty goal for stock turbos. ...

    500 whp is a very lofty goal for stock turbos. Meaning, just because one guy did it doesn't mean it's a good idea or a recipe for any form of longevity. The ptbi will fuel 500 whp no problem. A...
  24. PM'd you.

    PM'd you.
  25. Chris; I hope you had a great weekend. I took...

    Chris;

    I hope you had a great weekend. I took a new girl up to Flagstaff, did some hiking, had awesome coffee, walked in the rain, spent some quality time between the sheets, and am feeling both...
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