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      06-05-2009, 01:06 AM   #1
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These guys have been working flat out for over a month to design this bolt on conversion. It should be shown at the Castrol Extreme Auto Show in South Africa 13-16June 2009, if ready. There are no power figures yet, but if it looks this good, just imagine.

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      06-05-2009, 01:58 AM   #3
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      06-05-2009, 09:15 AM   #4
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It look pretty nice, and is that a ProCharger head unit? This system is similar to ESS's, where they put the heat exchanger right on the intake. It is also similar to how the Saleen supercharger is on the new Mustangs, where the heat exchanger is set underneath the intake track. This looks like it has some good potential.

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It look pretty nice, and is that a ProCharger head unit? This system is similar to ESS's, where they put the heat exchanger right on the intake. It is also similar to how the Saleen supercharger is on the new Mustangs, where the heat exchanger is set underneath the intake track. This looks like it has some good potential.

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It's a Vortech V series charger, for development. It might change at a later stage.
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Most of the carbon bits are done and being fitted today. More pics will be on their website today. I'm told.

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any idea wher about the price is goin to be?
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any idea wher about the price is goin to be?
Not sure, I imagine it's gonna be worth it's weight in gold though. I see you in SA too, get their number of the site and call Alan or Reghardt there. They should be able to tell you.
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the picture of the site is kinda rice.
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True, but seeing it assembled yesterday , man oh man, it's stunning.
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Had a look at it today, looks pretty awesome!
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Had a look at it today, looks pretty awesome!
Did you actually go to their workshops? I mailed them for some more info, waiting for their reply.

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Gee...an entire month?! Hopefully it was May and not February. Those extra 3 days make all the difference when working out the kinks.

I'm sure their product is great, I just couldn't resist the hanging curve.
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Did you actually go to their workshops? I mailed them for some more info, waiting for their reply.
Yeah I went to the shop & checked it out.
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Here are a few additional photo's sent to me, it's still a pre-production setup so some things could change.
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Gorgeous!!! Now we need some power figures!
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Gorgeous!!! Now we need some power figures!
I asked the same question, They say "It's way too early and they are driving the car over to the Castrol Extreme Show and then tuning will start on Wednesday next week".
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Just had a call, they did their first dyno run last night and all they will tell me is that "we are extremely happy with the power" Now I know these guys well, and if they are "happy" then it's going to be good, very very good. I will try to get more details, I know they video tape their "secret" late night antics in their state of the art dyno room, so later today I'll make it my duty to get a copy and promise to post it here.
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Thanks, will do so.

Just got figures from them...WOW

I'm going to be in BIG trouble for posting these figures , but hey, my middle name is Trouble.

504kw @ 8100rpm rated at flywheel (675hp)
600Nm @ 7000rpm rated at flywheel (442.5ft.lb)

These were done at 0.5bar boost and corrected to flywheel figures as their shop is 1,753 m (5,751 ft) above sea level.
I'm no expert but this car is going to fly. Alan tells me their target was 650hp and 420ft-lb and they got there. Well done. Now I must save and get my own M.

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Just got figures from them...WOW

I'm going to be in BIG trouble for posting these figures , but hey, my middle name is Trouble.

504kw @ 8100rpm rated at flywheel (675hp)
600Nm @ 7000rpm rated at flywheel (442.5ft.lb)

These were done at 0.5bar boost and corrected to flywheel figures as their shop is 1,753 m (5,751 ft) above sea level.
I'm no expert but this car is going to fly. Alan tells me their target was 650hp and 420ft-lb and they got there. Well done. Now I must save and get my own M.
All this with no new internals ????

Seems to much.
Dynos ???

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