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Old 02-10-2017, 02:57 PM
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Dynos vary enough that is best to always use the same dyno. Results will also vary by temp, humidity even tire pressure.

There is no universal factor to gross up the wheel results to a flywheel estimate, especially with AWD because of the wide difference in designs. I think 20-25% is realistic though some dyno techs feel it is even greater. As a reference, a range of 15-17% is a common estimate for 2WD.
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Well, I'm off to San Diego for ponies!

Thought I'd pay homage to M5Jed's "Unicorn" headers, DUDMD and the guys @ Drift Office.






And this piece of heaven sent was borrowed from Denigod, a neighbor of sorts (6 blks away)
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Can't wait to see the results. Be sure to take plenty of pics throughout the process.
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I slacked on pics..., sorry.

I saw the Unicorn, better yet Jed took me for a ride! I was impressed with the build already but then Jed pointed out the "sport" button. "do you have this?" he sarcastically asked...



We began @ 8 and finished @ 8. Long day.

Once this was off:

It was time for this:


First few steps;





Tell me that doesn't look sexy as hell.

Because these are modular, the fitment and minor adjustments you make are easy. We used anti-seize to lubricate the pieces while setting it all up.



The whole time, Jed kept telling me how much easier/better this whole job would be if I had either a 6 spd or an S62 in an M5. You can ask him about it. Even though there were obstcals, with the design being modular, fitting everything in was a virtual breeze. I actually slowed Jed down by "helping"

My 2.75" pipe needs to match his 3" outlets from the collectors. Tomorrow, I'll drive a straight headers car to a muffler shop down the street. Yes, I'll have some fun but at the same time, worried about either getting pulled over or scaring old people and children to death. On start-up, she currently sounds like a '60's cuda or big block hemmi. So glad I came down. I've learned so much and met some cool enthusiasts.

I think I'll pass on the Dinan "experience" I'll still drop by on my way North but not a dime will come from me. I'll let DUDMD work his magic on these headers and my car.

I might meet AquilaBMW finally, later in the week and possibly dmo84556, both of whom I missed last trip.

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Oh, and a mallet/piece of 2x4.
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Damn this looks so good
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:40 AM
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You should hear it. Clips coming soon.
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Can't wait to hear it...
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:55 AM
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Can't wait to hear it...
x2. Nice looking bit of kit for sure. Here's hoping you get good gains.
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Vid clips as soon as I het home to upload them.
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Just a taste;

https://youtu.be/RQMmF3hITU4

https://youtu.be/iVuDVL7rnSc

The tools needed for this instal :

Oh, a mallet and a piece of 2x4.
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