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Well? So how is it to drive? These cars are fun stock but they lack the midrange that make cars like the evo intoxicatingly fun to drive. If I do decide to get an elise/exige, I really would like a turbo since it should improve midrange. I've driven a bmr supercharged car and the engine characteristics were way too close to stock...no midrange and slightly improved top end.
 

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Is that a VF equipped car?
What stage would that be?
 

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hard question to answer since its so subjective, but they feel fine to me, i'll probably spend some time tinkering with it on the street, but for the track it'll be fun.

270RWHP isn't an unreasonable amount of power, its not overkill.

its an entirely custom setup.
 

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you know i want a ride aj!! good job charlie
 

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Good job Charlie--- I just did a simple overlay on p shop. My proportions are obviously slightly off giving AJ's pull a bit of an advantage... Pretty even though... Looks like you've got an excellent handle on the timing and VVTL in the mid range- better than mine...

This is my normal 91 tune on my TVS car with a 3.55" pulley with 9:1 compression and 10.9 psi peak boost... Looks like I have little more work to do in the mid range. Doing good on the low range and top end though comparatively...

Is AJ running stock compression or something else?

Glad to finally see some dyno jet numbers again;)

Later,

Phil
 

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do you know what an elise pulls on that dyno?
 

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AJ/Charlie is that using stock pistons? Is that on 91 oct pump gas?

Rob.
 

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Great job, Charlie!

Aj's car is running lower compression pistons -- complete (custom Monkeywrench , I believe) engine build, MP62, smaller pulley, chargecooler and more. ;)

Aj's car is fast.... and ... he can drive it. :clap:
 

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Almost identical built engine to mine... 9.X:1 (Mahle's?), sleeved, 91 pump...

(and 180 ft/lbs is FAST) :)
 

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do you know what an elise pulls on that dyno?
Ara .. it was the same dyno that was used to measure my stock Cup255 (226 rwhp) and the other stock Cup car with a low 211 rwhp HP that was transformed by Sir Charles.
 

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Probably Wiseco if sleeved, I would think? Glad it wasn't stock pistons, should be a good track monster, can't wait for the track data.

I have a 2.5" FF pully if you want to try for 300 wHP pending your air charge temps.
 

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dyno from today, 2.7 pulley. couple of dips to tidy up.

aj's car.
That was an interesting drive home, wild sand storms through the desert..

Hmm I stopped a little short on that pull I thought one of those was 278hp :)

Good times today, thanks much.:coolnana:

Taking that cup car for some laps was just an added bonus:)

Well? So how is it to drive? These cars are fun stock but they lack the midrange that make cars like the evo intoxicatingly fun to drive. If I do decide to get an elise/exige, I really would like a turbo since it should improve midrange. I've driven a bmr supercharged car and the engine characteristics were way too close to stock...no midrange and slightly improved top end.
Here the car with the previous tune(10 less hp, a bit less topend), air to air IC instead of air to water.....The car drove great, I'll be driving it around tomorrow in its current state to see how it does.
YouTube - Autoclub Speedway Lotus Exige

you know i want a ride aj!! good job charlie
indeed

Good job Charlie--- I just did a simple overlay on p shop. My proportions are obviously slightly off giving AJ's pull a bit of an advantage... Pretty even though... Looks like you've got an excellent handle on the timing and VVTL in the mid range- better than mine...

This is my normal 91 tune on my TVS car with a 3.55" pulley with 9:1 compression and 10.9 psi peak boost... Looks like I have little more work to do in the mid range. Doing good on the low range and top end though comparatively...

Is AJ running stock compression or something else?

Glad to finally see some dyno jet numbers again;)

Later,

Phil
Same Monkey Wrench Race motor from a year ago. I've only changed to a charge cooling setup....all the crap from the track mods thread.


AJ/Charlie is that using stock pistons? Is that on 91 oct pump gas?

Rob.
See above, 91 pump

Probably Wiseco if sleeved, I would think? Glad it wasn't stock pistons, should be a good track monster, can't wait for the track data.

I have a 2.5" FF pully if you want to try for 300 wHP pending your air charge temps.
Mahle's with Darton Sleeves and all the other goodies, same exact spec as Franks first motor.

IAT never exceeded 120 degrees the entire day and that was only after 5 4th gear pulls within a minute of each other. IAT was at 90-100 most of the time. Not too bad considering there was just a sinlge fan blowing over my center heat exchanger. 85 degree ambient, 6% humidity.
 

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Some of these tracks are really flat... I thought ours was fairly flat, but that speed way setup is like MAM... Still looks pretty fun though...

Good luck with setup AJ. You'll enjoy the power. It makes a nice difference:up: How much is your car weighing now with all the extra goodies?

Best,

Phil
 

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Some of these tracks are really flat... I thought ours was fairly flat, but that speed way setup is like MAM... Still looks pretty fun though...

Good luck with setup AJ. You'll enjoy the power. It makes a nice difference:up: How much is your car weighing now with all the extra goodies?

Best,

Phil
HAvnt scaled it yet. Its only 5-10 more hp than I had before but should maintain that continuously now and not heatsoak. Also a good bit smoother tune than before with a bit more on the top end.
 
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