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      02-19-2012, 12:15 AM   #67
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You mean Voltex? Regardless that's a pretty bold statement. From this thread alone I've searched what lap times I've found with Voltex GT wings on BMW's and I found the following:

Evasive's E46M3 with a Voltex GT wing turning 1:59's @ BW on a stock motor + r-comps.

Platte Forme AG's E46M3 with a Voltex GT wing turning 1:53's with a Voltex @ BW supercharged on r-comps.

Needless to say I don't think they're "overrated".




I said Varis and I mean Varis. Voltex is pretty decent too. They use a very straight foil design which is beneficial if the wing is located above the roof-line like the Porsche GT3 RS competition wing. If the wing is located slightly below the roofline a 3D foil design is most effective. Also, the foil needs to have proper sideplates and the Varis sideplates do not go above the foil, which causes slight turbulence and not the best airflow.

I did a lot of research on wings before I made my decision. I think they are all great wings and are better than no wing but I think the APR wing is the best, followed closely by voltex and then varis.

P.S. I did a 2:04 at buttonwillow my first time there with low boost, shitty street tires, and KW V2s, haha. My APR wing also shaved almost 5 seconds off my time around Big Willow. I expect to be 1:58 or so next time I go to Button.
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id rock one on a daily basis....
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      03-03-2012, 10:48 AM   #69
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I said Varis and I mean Varis. Voltex is pretty decent too. They use a very straight foil design which is beneficial if the wing is located above the roof-line like the Porsche GT3 RS competition wing. If the wing is located slightly below the roofline a 3D foil design is most effective. Also, the foil needs to have proper sideplates and the Varis sideplates do not go above the foil, which causes slight turbulence and not the best airflow.

I did a lot of research on wings before I made my decision. I think they are all great wings and are better than no wing but I think the APR wing is the best, followed closely by voltex and then varis.

P.S. I did a 2:04 at buttonwillow my first time there with low boost, shitty street tires, and KW V2s, haha. My APR wing also shaved almost 5 seconds off my time around Big Willow. I expect to be 1:58 or so next time I go to Button.

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...I did a lot of research on wings before I made my decision. I think they are all great wings and are better than no wing but I think the APR wing is the best, followed closely by voltex and then varis.

P.S. I did a 2:04 at buttonwillow my first time there with low boost, shitty street tires, and KW V2s, haha. My APR wing also shaved almost 5 seconds off my time around Big Willow. I expect to be 1:58 or so next time I go to Button.
Agree'd APR FTW!



Check out more my APR Wing and splitter!
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11761937

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I dont think APR does wind tunnel testing like Voltex or win 1st place WTAC. APR is great for the money and nice time at BW
APR has done their homework - lots of data here
http://www.aprperformance.com/index....sk=view&id=181
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Ready for button!!!
beast! are you running tein mono flex??
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      04-16-2012, 10:00 PM   #73
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its running super taikyu Teins N1 that came off the race car from japan
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      04-17-2012, 12:44 PM   #74
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APR has done their homework - lots of data here
http://www.aprperformance.com/index....sk=view&id=181
They sure have, great people to work with as well. Here's their prototype 2D version on our M3 project:



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^ NICE! Looks like that one goes above the roof line for clean air!
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^ NICE! Looks like that one goes above the roof line for clean air!
It's sitting right at roof level. Kind of hard to tell from this angle.



We should be seeing these hit the market soon.
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Just another quick shot.



WINGS FTW!
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      08-26-2012, 12:27 AM   #82
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heres a varis gt wing

this thing is badass as fuck.
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      08-26-2012, 02:56 AM   #83
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^ thanks.

Sold the Wing off a while back... Miss it

Kinda odd to say Varis is overrated many of the gt wings at that point are pretty similar. What more important is wing height.

Anyways. Turbo mike... Any updates on sub 2's at Button?
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Anyone with an aeromotions rear wing?

or any comments on aeromotions?

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Just another quick shot.



WINGS FTW!
Off topic, but what tire is that?
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