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    Today, 08:37 PM
    You may remember this LMR1000 tuned C7 Corvette ZR1 from a video last month where it absolutely destroys a tuned Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. Well, that same ZR1 now picks on a stronger opponent in the form of a McLaren 720S. This 720S must be stock as how else do you explain the way it gets pulled? These are not even runs. Pulling away from a 720S with ease like this truly points to a supremely fast car. Now let's see some runs against modified 720's to make this more interesting.
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    Today, 08:32 PM
    You are going to see M256 tuning pick up as more Mercedes models roll out with the motor. This is the new Mercedes modular engine architecture which is very similar to what BMW, Porsche, and basically all German OEM's are doing to cut cost by sharing engine parts among various displacements. The W213 E53 AMG sedan and the C238 E53 AMG coupe variant both have this motor. Output is 429 horsepower stock and Weistec can raise this by 43 horsepower and 90 lb-ft of torque. Add in the catless downpipe and output goes up by 58 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque. No dynographs yet. ECU tune product page: https://www.weistec.com/m256-ecu-tune.html M256 downpipe product page: https://www.weistec.com/m256-downpipe.html There are quite a few M256 powered models so expect much of this to carry over and for more products to come: EAR MAKE MODEL TRIM ENGINE 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE53 AMG 4MATIC (V167) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS53 AMG 4MATIC (C257) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS53 AMG 4MATIC (C257) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS53 AMG 4MATIC (C257) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ E53 AMG 4MATIC (W213) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ E53 AMG 4MATIC (W213) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ E53 AMG 4MATIC (W213) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT53 4 DOOR 4MATIC (X290) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT53 4 DOOR 4MATIC (X290) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT43 4 DOOR 4MATIC (X290) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT43 4 DOOR 4MATIC (X290) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT43 4 DOOR BASE (X290) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT43 4 DOOR BASE (X290) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450 BASE (V167) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450 BASE (V167) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS450 BASE (C257) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS450 BASE (C257) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS450 BASE (C257) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2017 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ S450 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ S450 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ S450 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256) 2017 MERCEDES-BENZ S450 BASE (W222) TURBOCHARGED 3L I6 (M256)
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    Today, 08:08 PM
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    Today, 07:54 PM
    We all knew the Predator 5.2 V8 was going to be strong but damn did Ford deliver and then some! The 2020 GT500 is just getting into owner hands and fortunately we have some Dynojet figures to go on in both SAE and STD correction factors. Let's start with STD correction topping 700 to the tires: SAE correction produces a more realistic 684 rear wheel horsepower: Considering the blower capability you can sneeze on this motor and make 800+ rwhp. It is only a couple horses shy of a Demon on pump fuel: BoostAddict expected output between a Hellcat and a Demon but not for Ford to basically deliver Demon power out of the box. Well, they did and the GT500 is even underrated at its 776 horse crank rating. It is going to take 700 horsepower to the wheels to begin to play with the big boys in 2020. This may be the peak of the golden age of horsepower right here.
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  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 06:49 PM
    It's a fair point. Scary to think it could be hacked remotely.
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    Today, 06:05 PM
    Not trying to be negative, but nothing like introducing another security vulnerability to your car..I would hope someone only uses this at the track. I am trying to see the advantages of wifi other than convenience.
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    Today, 05:26 PM
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    Today, 05:18 PM
    Welcome lce61, take a look around, I think you will like what you see.
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    Today, 04:23 PM
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    Today, 03:16 PM
    Welcome to a real enthusiast forum ECC.
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    Today, 01:54 PM
    Welcome Jojo56, take a look around, I think you will like what you see.
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    Today, 12:56 PM
    Welcome to a real enthusiast forum Mr_BMW.
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    Today, 09:11 AM
    Yes APR is on a Porsche software tuning release spree. Among the Porsche 991.2 Carrera, 991.2 Turbo S, and 718 GTS tunes you can now add APR 718 S 9A2B4 ecu tune software for both the 982 Boxster S and Cayman S models. The 9A2B4 motor gets overshadowed by Porsche flat-6's but it is no slouch. APR can get you up to 439 horsepower and 421 lb-ft of torque on race gas which are gains of 85 horsepower and 108 lb-ft over stock respectively. As usual with APR you get all the data for various fuel grades in both crank dyno and wheel dyno format plus all the tune feature information below. Just more stellar Porsche work from APR. Product Page Product Page Product Page APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.5T S engine! APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 2.5T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally quicker and more exciting vehicle. This is made possible through APR’s optimization of the factory engine management system to take full advantage of the engine’s capabilities, without needing any end user adjustment. The software loads to the factory ECU through the OBD-II port, resulting in a clean and headache-free install. APR ECU Upgrade Stages APR’s ECU Upgrades support various octanes both with or without any hardware modifications. Each stage is fully compatible with an upgraded intake, intercooler, exhaust, or other minor bolt on modifications. Unlike many platforms, no “Stage 2” or additional software tweaks are required to properly utilize a high flow race DP exhaust system as the factory system poses minimal restriction. Porsche Mode Switching Each upgrade offers a host of improvements beyond power alone. Using Porsche’s Normal, Sport, and Sport Plus modes offers varying levels of output while retaining all of the unique characteristics present in each mode. Sport and Sport plus modes give you full power and torque. Normal mode give you modest increase over stock, but focuses on economy and comfort. We’ve optimized boost, fueling, ignition, cams, and more to achieve greater power and torque in all scenarios. Features In Sport Plus mode we’ve reduced turbo lag during reapplication of the throttle by building boost while off the throttle. We have linearized the pedal maps for a more predictable throttle response curve, which works exceptionally well on the track. We’ve enabled left foot braking, and brake boosting. The speed limiter has been removed. We’ve optimized the software to better handle larger wheels without excessive torque interventions. And finally we’ve inverted the start stop functionality so the vehicle starts with this feature disabled. Safety With many customers tracking their Porsche, safety is paramount in our calibration strategy. Through the use of extreme datalogging equipment and additional sensors, thermocouples, and transducers, our engineers were able to fully optimize the ECU for advanced safety routines. This includes implementing several routines not enabled from the factory. The entire thermal management system is optimized to reduce engine bay temperature, and reduce intake air temperature, while also implementing advanced protection routines to prevent oil temperature from achieving unsafe levels. The exhaust crackles disable when temperature thresholds are crossed, and are only enabled in sport mode. Next, we help protect the engine from LSPI by preventing the engine from being lugged out in tall gears. We also protect the turbo from damaging compressor surge, and add in turboshaft overspeed protection. We’ve enabled new temperature protection routines to prevent the engine, exhaust, and other components from overheating, and have implemented temperature management strategies that are fully mindful of the platform’s limited fueling capabilities. We’ve optimized the injection strategy to not only deliver a fatter torque curve and better spool, but to reduce the chances of knock, and torque dips. This is also achieved alongside per cylinder ignition advance and fuel trimming. APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade The APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade is the first step towards making more power! This simple upgrade requires no engine hardware modifications, and produces 398-439 HP with 387-421 FT-LBS of torque, depending on octane. Gains as high as 59-85 HP and 76-108 FT-LBS of torque are available throughout the power band. To get more power, the vehicle can be outfitted with an upgraded intake, cooling, or exhaust system. No "Stage 2" software is required to use a high flow Race DP exhaust system. APR Stage 1 is available for 91 AKI, 93 AKI, 100 AKI, and 104 AKI fuel grades in North America, and 95 RON, 98 RON, 104 RON, and 108 RON in the Rest of the World. Click here to see more interactive dyno graphs at the crank, the wheels, the gain over stock, each octane, and each mode! Crank Figures 376 HP / 330 FT-LBS - Stock as as measured by APR 398 HP / 387 FT-LBS - +59 HP / +76 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 91 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 422 HP / 411 FT-LBS - +77 HP / +101 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 93 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 430 HP / 410 FT-LBS - +81 HP / +104 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 100 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode 439 HP / 421 FT-LBS - +85 HP / +108 FT-LBS Max Gain - APR STG 1, 104 AKI, Sport/Sport+ Mode Individual Dyno Graphs Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 91 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 93 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 100 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Stock vs APR Stage 1 - 104 AKI Wheel - Crank - Gain - Normal Mode Wheel - Crank - Gain - Sport/Sport+ Mode Application Guide - 718 Boxster S 2.5T (982) - 718 Cayman S 2.5T (982) - PDK & 6MT Price - $1,199.99 USD MSRP - $1,079.99 USD SALE Price Until 2020 How to Buy Visit any APR Dealer in the world. They will flash the ECU via the OBDII port. NOTE At the initial launch we will have limited ECU Box Code support. If you have an ECU we haven't seen, we'll need the ECU sent in for extraction and software creation. For this trouble, we'll provide the tune to you at a deep discount. Please contact us! Product Page Product Page Product Page
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    Today, 08:55 AM
    Hey Emgaines: :text-welcomewave:
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    Today, 04:58 AM
    Welcome Leomil, take a look around, I think you will like what you see.
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    Today, 03:03 AM
    Less than 4 miles per hour shy of 200 in the 1/4 mile. Try to let that sink in and try to process just how fast this Viper is. So fast as a matter of fact it went flying back in September off the track but fortunately nobody was hurt. Vengeance Racing returned to the strip and they raised the bar to another level: Nth Moto held the record with an 8.250 @ 180.77 pass. This new record is just about a full second quicker. Keep in mind the Vengeance Viper is auto swapped as is the Nth Moto car. This viper set the manual record with an 8.666 @ 174.77 before being swapped to auto. Regardless what transmission is being run Vengeance Racing has the quickest and fastest Gen V Viper in the 1/4 mile.
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