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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-08-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,023
Posted By madfast
team dynamics? ...

team dynamics?

http://www.teamdynamicsracing.com/images/prorace12.jpg

http://www.teamdynamicsracing.com/pro-race/Pro-race12.htm
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-18-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By madfast
SPEED has turned into NASCAR channel anyways...

SPEED has turned into NASCAR channel anyways after fox bought them, and they are going to turn into Fox Sports One soon also. NBC Sports will get F1 and they also have the rights to Indy.... Hmmm.......
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-18-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By madfast
Auto Racing in the US and the World...

Since we dont have a separate motorsports forum, and in the spirit of F1 coming back to the US, i wanted to post my thoughts on auto racing in the US and the world.

F1: the golden standard imo....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-10-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,573
Posted By madfast
low tq/high rpm engines have to make use of...

low tq/high rpm engines have to make use of gearing, but lets not forget that in real life there is a practical limit to gearing.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-10-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,374
Posted By madfast
everybody calm down. there is little to no chance...

everybody calm down. there is little to no chance of this ever making production. in order for them to make a hybrid with a 6 speed, they would have to use the honda IMA style of hybrid. i cannot see...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-07-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,508
Posted By madfast
generally speaking, the powerband of a turbo is...

generally speaking, the powerband of a turbo is more narrow, no?
Forum: Forced Induction 11-07-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,508
Posted By madfast
i dunno, i just ripped this dyno off their site...

i dunno, i just ripped this dyno off their site because they are well known for making great SC kits. i sincerely hope they see the market potential to make a kit for the FRS/BRZ. this dyno is an...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-07-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,508
Posted By madfast
positive displacement SC is best imo. it...

positive displacement SC is best imo. it effectively makes the engine feel like a larger displacement engine. the tq curve is usually the same shape just MOAR of it :thumbsup:
...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-03-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 55,056
Posted By madfast
FWIW the south african Auris TRD uses a Rotrex...

FWIW the south african Auris TRD uses a Rotrex supercharger...

http://3d-car-shows.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Toyota-aurus-engine-728x484.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-03-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,829
Posted By madfast
because the GS350 drives better than the 5...

because the GS350 drives better than the 5 series. Akio Toyoda has a mission to revitalize the Lexus brand (along with Toyota) to have more passion. the first real car out of this is the GS and it...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-02-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,077
Posted By madfast
and these guys are usually chasing dyno numbers...

and these guys are usually chasing dyno numbers and not at your local SCCA auto x or track day...



superficial "happiness" imo. they like the power but live with the slower responses. SC on...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-31-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,727
Posted By madfast
but why wouldnt you use whatever energy you...

but why wouldnt you use whatever energy you generate to power a motor to directly drive the wheels? it makes no sense to use that energy to power an e-turbo instead of a motor. the germans with their...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-30-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,727
Posted By madfast
no he didnt. u guys dense? he clearly said that...

no he didnt. u guys dense? he clearly said that turbos and cent SCs are good at different things so you cant really compare them.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-30-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,727
Posted By madfast
this is a great stepping stone for variable SCs...

this is a great stepping stone for variable SCs but we need on the fly ratio changes. make no mistake, for an aftermarket product it is great. i just want to see OEMs start using something like this....
Forum: Forced Induction 10-25-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 556,423
Posted By madfast
the question is whether or not a proper SC kit...

the question is whether or not a proper SC kit can match or come close to such a set up. if yes, then the SC will always have better response on its side. SEMA is going to be a battleground for...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-25-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 556,423
Posted By madfast
of course, but we already have seen huge power...

of course, but we already have seen huge power from the turbo kits, even at this super early stage. if you're the type of person who is ok with a modest gain, with great response then SC is probably...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-25-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 556,423
Posted By madfast
fwiw it looks like those dynos come from ultimate...

fwiw it looks like those dynos come from ultimate racing themselves so its not exactly an unbiased, third party comparison...



imo, if you're ok with "modest" gains, then SC is the way to go......
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-18-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 129,469
Posted By madfast
http://www.autoguide.com/gallery/d/616995-2/corvet...

http://www.autoguide.com/gallery/d/616995-2/corvette-c7-leak-1.jpg

stingray? nice...

http://www.autoguide.com/gallery/d/617024-1/corvette-c7-leak-5.jpg

supercharger pulley? even nicer...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-18-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By madfast
perhaps they saw the column mounted electric...

perhaps they saw the column mounted electric motor? :iono:



but it can potentially work both ways. for instance it can perhaps augment feedback instead of filter it out. it just depends on how...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-18-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By madfast
the FR-S/BRZ doesnt have electrohydraulic PS ...

the FR-S/BRZ doesnt have electrohydraulic PS

http://blogs.insideline.com/roadtests/assets_c/2012/06/2013_Scion_FRS_sus_fr_det_EPS_a-thumb-717x478-123170.jpg
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Forum: Forced Induction 10-12-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,073
Posted By madfast
yeah i think you get too technical at times. if...

yeah i think you get too technical at times. if the blower leaks at low rpm then it isnt pushing more air than the engine can use, and so boost doesnt go up. if the VE is low, then the engine isnt...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-12-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,073
Posted By madfast
yep. btw i never said the 1900 was a good fit for...

yep. btw i never said the 1900 was a good fit for the engine or anything like that. it was merely an example used to illustrate how the amount of air pushed by the blower is too much for the engine.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-11-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 70,605
Posted By madfast
the bullet SC is nothing more than an off the...

the bullet SC is nothing more than an off the shelf SC bolted to a custom manifold. now this on the other hand requires a lot more work...
...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-10-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 70,605
Posted By madfast
i highly doubt we will ever see a complete kit...

i highly doubt we will ever see a complete kit with a eaton TVS or Twin screw so it looks like centrifugal is the only way to go right now. and if you want a centrifugal, then kraftwerks is the one...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-09-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,073
Posted By madfast
ideal gas law: PV=nRT so pressure and volume are...

ideal gas law: PV=nRT so pressure and volume are inversely proportional. if you have a fixed volume and you pressurize it, you will have LESS volume. think of squeezing a balloon, it will make it...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-08-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By madfast
TMG EV P002 breaks own record at N-ring

Nürburgring Nordschleife Electric Lap Record Lap with TMG EV P002 - YouTube

i'd love to see an EV racing series with cars just like this one. Le Mans is likely too expensive for most...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-08-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,010
Posted By madfast
the 918 imo is... meh... i like what it'll do in...

the 918 imo is... meh... i like what it'll do in changing people's preconceived notions of hybrids and EVs, but if you look closely, there is actually very little innovation going on here. carbon...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-05-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 41,622
Posted By madfast
dont forget when the TC "slips" it is multiplying...

dont forget when the TC "slips" it is multiplying torque at the same time. perhaps we should not lockup in 1st gear even if we could reprogram it to do so.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-18-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,148
Posted By madfast
i'd love to see a IS450h with the 3.5L V6 hybrid...

i'd love to see a IS450h with the 3.5L V6 hybrid system from the GS450h...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-18-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,458
Posted By madfast
LF-CC vs 2014 IS spy pics ...

LF-CC vs 2014 IS spy pics

http://images.thecarconnection.com/lrg/lexus-lf-cc-coupe-concept-2012-paris-auto-show_100402505_l.jpg...
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