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      10-03-2012, 06:08 PM   #23
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the first thing i noticed in the video is that you are carrying much more speed through corners in the first(left) video, which would have nothing to do with your power. You are also getting on the gas sooner in the first one. There's your problem.
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the first thing i noticed in the video is that you are carrying much more speed through corners in the first(left) video, which would have nothing to do with your power. You are also getting on the gas sooner in the first one. There's your problem.
Right and I mentioned that. That's obvious. But on the last front stretch the supercharger should be hitting a much higher speed by the end than without.
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a little bit of heat soak, worn out tires, and your nerves holding you back from the crashed car. All combined will shave off a few seconds. It's hard to compare trap speeds unless you start from a stop each time. I think most of it has to do with tires, both the wear levels and tread compound.
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also, not meaning to offend you in any way, but what level of driver are you?
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also, not meaning to offend you in any way, but what level of driver are you?
I'm an intermediate. My times are very consistent on a given day aside from hitting traffic. My corner speeds were higher on the left video because I was running pilot sport cups as opposed to pilot super sports on the right.

But regardless of exit speed, you can clearly see the RPMs climbing faster and at a more linear rate than with the supercharger.
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have you thrown it on a dyno? Or get it hot and line it up with someone in a stock M3?

Lol, I notice you have a for sale ad now for the kit. Haha
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have you thrown it on a dyno? Or get it hot and line it up with someone in a stock M3?

Lol, I notice you have a for sale ad now for the kit. Haha
The car is plenty fast on the street. I know the power is there. It's just not significant at the track after engine temps hit 270.
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Also have a ESS 535 and track it alot.
Compared to last year without the S/C, I am running about
10-15 mph faster at the end of straights
( Mid-Ohio, Watkins Glen, Lightning, & VIR).

I got the M24 Oiler cooler, which keeps my oil temperatures cooler with the S/C than I was last year without either ( last year often hit 270F and this year never over 250F).

Now I am in the great Northeast so I am not seeing 100F days when I am running. That might be the big difference between us.

I do agree that the S/C will drive more maintenance ( spark plugs and wear) as I already have 30 tracks days on my 2011. Maybe I should have leased it
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Also have a ESS 535 and track it alot.
Compared to last year without the S/C, I am running about
10-15 mph faster at the end of straights
( Mid-Ohio, Watkins Glen, Lightning, & VIR).

I got the M24 Oiler cooler, which keeps my oil temperatures cooler with the S/C than I was last year without either ( last year often hit 270F and this year never over 250F).

Now I am in the great Northeast so I am not seeing 100F days when I am running. That might be the big difference between us.

I do agree that the S/C will drive more maintenance ( spark plugs and wear) as I already have 30 tracks days on my 2011. Maybe I should have leased it
Thanks for that info. I've been looking at the M24 cooler. Might be worth the investment.
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