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      02-17-2012, 01:39 AM   #1
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MS Stage 2 + Dinan Pulley = 349hp

Just got MS Stage 2 intake + Dinan Pulleys installed by EAS today. Nice shop btw.

1st run on the dyno after the install I got 331hp...

Did 4-5 more pulls after that and the highest I got was 349hp.

70 degrees today, 91 oct. '08 DCT.

I can definitely feel more power. But there was a guy with red m3 there that put down 360hp stock! Makes me a little sad that I got one of the "weak" m3s.

I feel like I am now modding to just to chase other stock M3s...FML

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      02-17-2012, 01:49 AM   #2
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Just to make matters worse I put down 361 stock. Lol sorry. But it's nice to know you actually did gain with those mods. Congrats.
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      02-17-2012, 01:50 AM   #3
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the 11s and 12s defiantly feel faster than 08s
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the 11s and 12s defiantly feel faster than 08s


I doubt they are faster.
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      02-17-2012, 09:04 AM   #5
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the 11s and 12s defiantly feel faster than 08s
No they don't. I've owned both
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      02-17-2012, 09:29 AM   #6
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OP - it could be something as simple as shitty gas. You can have someone do some logging on the dyno to see what's up. If you really do have a "weak" engine, you can at least run a mix of fuel to bring it up to 93 octane+ and see how it reacts...
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      02-17-2012, 09:41 AM   #7
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Just to make matters worse I put down 361 stock. Lol sorry. But it's nice to know you actually did gain with those mods. Congrats.
Ouch!
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      02-17-2012, 11:30 AM   #8
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My '08 doesn't feel as fast as I think it should be so I'm a little worried what mine will put down.
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Nice Gains!! 18hp from Intake and pulleys is pretty good gains.
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      02-17-2012, 12:37 PM   #10
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+1 Those are great gains for Pulley/Intake combo. Congrats!
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      02-17-2012, 12:43 PM   #11
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hmmm i put down 360 as well stock.. thats weird thought we would all be the same
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      02-17-2012, 01:10 PM   #12
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What dyno type are all of these numbers on??
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      02-17-2012, 01:20 PM   #13
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hmmmm..... maybe your baseline was off to make the gains from the mods seem higher? I don't know... Lot's of stuff going on with dyno's. But dyno numbers are just numbers, it's how the car feels on the road that counts.
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what are you guys supposedly putting down stock anyway? for a "healthy" car at least..
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My car on a dynojet put down 346rwhp and 259 ft/lbs SAE, I believe STD numbers would be in the 359rwhp range. Here is the dyno, car was bone stock with only 1500 miles on the clock. It was dyno'd at a Mustang shop near me in Torrance called Swanson Performance. I will be dynoing there again soon with my current mods.

BTW, the same day I was there I saw a new 2011 Mustang GT 5.0L manual put down 366rwhp SAE and darn near the same amount of torque.



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      02-17-2012, 02:27 PM   #16
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OP - what were your numbers at stock?
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Might be bad gas or a fault somewhere, you never know. Would be good to get some data logged times to compare.
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      02-17-2012, 06:29 PM   #18
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EAS checked for faults, and found none. It could be bad gas, not sure. But I've always felt my car stock was a little on the slow side (after having driven a few other M3s).

Anyhow, I'm very happy with the performance gains from the pulley and intake.
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      02-17-2012, 07:20 PM   #19
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OP: What correction factor was used for the numbers you reported? SAE or STD?
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      02-18-2012, 04:29 AM   #20
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I just installed the same combo, but haven't had it the dyno yet. My car definitely feels a tad quicker/easier to develop high end speed.
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Nice Gains!! 18hp from Intake and pulleys is pretty good gains.
What was the baseline dyno? I'm in the market for an intake (I'm going back to stock) but I want to make sure the intake is making power. Could you post dyno sheets?
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Nice Gains!! 18hp from Intake and pulleys is pretty good gains.
Nice gains? From what? I'm reading the OP's post as all of the dyno's are after the upgrades.
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