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      03-25-2012, 09:37 PM   #1
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Most power NA power with out removing primary cats?

How much do you guys think? Consisting of what mods? I did , but nothing came up.
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      03-25-2012, 10:42 PM   #2
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Look for Pencil Geeks dyno db (database). You can find those with bolt ons only (assuming this is what you mean along with no primary cat delete) who have made the most power and copy their mods. Post up the results!
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      03-26-2012, 02:00 PM   #4
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      03-26-2012, 02:25 PM   #5
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Who has the most power NA M3 on the board?
We just had a MY08 M3 with full bolt-ons put down 403WHP last week.

Software hasn't even been installed yet.
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Who has the most power NA M3 on the board?
We just had a MY08 M3 with full bolt-ons put down 403WHP last week.

Software hasn't even been installed yet.
What mods?!
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      03-26-2012, 06:30 PM   #7
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We just had a MY08 M3 with full bolt-ons put down 403WHP last week.

Software hasn't even been installed yet.
I'd like to know as well....as I have a MY08 too.
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Wow 403WHP . Nice .

I am also interested: what mods? My car is coming off warranty in 3 months ...
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      03-26-2012, 10:41 PM   #9
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You can find those with bolt ons only
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      03-26-2012, 11:26 PM   #10
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We just had a MY08 M3 with full bolt-ons put down 403WHP last week.

Software hasn't even been installed yet.
Nice! Was that STD or SAE?
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      03-26-2012, 11:31 PM   #11
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Nice! Was that STD or SAE?
Most of their dynos lately posted have been STD, I too would like to know.

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      03-26-2012, 11:36 PM   #12
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We just had a MY08 M3 with full bolt-ons put down 403WHP last week.
You have my attention.


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      03-27-2012, 08:28 AM   #13
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Who has the most power NA M3 on the board?
Me. 422whp. Bolted tuned catted in dynoDB
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      03-27-2012, 02:29 PM   #14
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You have my attention.


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Nice! Was that STD or SAE?
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What mods?!
Sure thing, car came in for Macht Schnell Stage 2 Intake upgrade.

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- Macht Schnell Underive Pulleys
- RPI X-Pipe, no primary/secondary catalysts
- RPI Axleback system

This M3 is still on stock software, showing the DME is very good at adapting to mods. Tuning would make these already incredible numbers even better.
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      03-27-2012, 03:04 PM   #15
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I Think the OP was asking without removing primary cats... but this is interesting
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Tom- I'm curious on what my STD dyno #'s would be if I upgraded to the MS Stg2 intake cuz I made 397whp on your dyno STD last time w/o a tune!
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I Think the OP was asking without removing primary cats... but this is interesting
Unfortunately, these are the bottleneck to making any serious power. The primaries are very restrictive.
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      03-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #18
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Tom- I'm curious on what my STD dyno #'s would be if I upgraded to the MS Stg2 intake cuz I made 397whp on your dyno STD last time w/o a tune!
+5-6hp isn't out of the norm from the Stage 2 over the Stage 1 system.

Feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions so I don't accidentally hijack the OP's thread.
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      03-27-2012, 05:32 PM   #19
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Unfortunately, these are the bottleneck to making any serious power. The primaries are very restrictive.
Bummer, that's what I thought. No way to get that kind of power with the primaries still on. I guess I had my hopes up .
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Bummer, that's what I thought. No way to get that kind of power with the primaries still on. I guess I had my hopes up .
Tom got mine to about 403 with full bolt ons and evolve tune. I'm running the challenge sport x pipe with hih flow cats. Talk to Tom.
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      03-27-2012, 11:03 PM   #21
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I live in Cali, passing emissions is goona be bitch...
+Can one pass emissions replacing the primary cats with high flow cats?
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Bummer, that's what I thought. No way to get that kind of power with the primaries still on. I guess I had my hopes up .
Bro! what's the big deal, we still have 4 years before our MY08 cars get inspected since the new Quebec Emission law concerns only 8 year old cars and by 2016 you'll probably have a new ride

just my 2 cents but if i was you, i'll go the 400whp + way , life is too short

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