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Old 21st October 2007, 23:11   #1
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Hello Everyone,

We had another great DFW meet-n-greet on Saturday. Had a few M5's, plus the owner of Classic BMW showed up with him M6.

We were able to get a few runs in and I thought you might want to see them.

The cars:

Sapphire Black E60 M5 (bo_fort_worth)
Active Autowerke ECU Tune
Dinan 3.91 rear diff upgrade
Evosport Headers & Pulley

versus

Silver Grey E60 M5 (darren_dallas)
Evosport Headers & Pulley
Race Cats (and stock secondary cats)
K&N Typhoon Air Intake

Run 1: Start 2nd gear to 160/165
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFFqjgsUFIs

Run 2: Start 3rd gear, shorter run
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTmbwS_Tp5s
(not sure what happened on this run )

Run 3: Start 3rd gear to 160
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOQ0sDvmY0U

Let us know what you think. Enjoy!

btw - these were performed by professionals on a closed course Do not try this at home
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Old 21st October 2007, 23:19   #2
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Darren the intakes are causing big loss in power. I put my stock boxes back in with the stock filter. Running much better. Power back. I was thinking of going with a BMC filter
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Very even...nice vids.
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what kind of wheels did the black one have?
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Darren the intakes are causing big loss in power. I put my stock boxes back in with the stock filter. Running much better. Power back. I was thinking of going with a BMC filter
Really?? Why the loss in powa!?
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Pretty much a dead heat. Now I'm def convinced the Dinan diff does absolutely nothing except gains on the butt dyno (yes, I know Wolverine posted higher g-tech numbers, but I'm still not convinced).

Two things: why no software, Darren?
Two, I thought race cats replaced the SECONDARY cats and the headers just eliminated the primary's????

While I don't have experience with them, I have to believe that avry is correct about the K&N's. All that heated air sucked in by the open design of that filter can't be good.


Thanks again, D!
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Very even, except the 2nd video seem like the blk one got a better start. IMO, bo_forth_worth should have a little advantage from 3.91diff since he will shift sooner on first couple gears, other that than very even mods.

Great vidoe,
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Nice runs guys!

So this tells me that the software really isn't necessary
to get performance from the headers, no? Also did
Bo_fort_worth have the stage II software or stage I?
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cool..

Nice runs.....puts it all in perspective in terms of modded M5's.
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Do not try this at home
Who has a living room long enough to try this at home ha ha ha !!!!!!!!!

Dead even runs. In the first vid it looked to me like the camera car started a half car length ahead. the black M5 seemed slightly faster to me but not by much

Love the vids Darren..please keep em comingHave you thought of lining up against an M6 stock to see the comparison

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