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Old 03-30-2012, 01:17 PM   #31
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That video was awesome!
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:56 PM   #32
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That thing haul serious balls. What are the details of the motor? Motor, EMS etc.
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Old 03-30-2012, 03:03 PM   #33
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Old 03-30-2012, 03:33 PM   #34
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That motor was a stock S54 with Ebay special headers and a Pectel SQ6....that's it.
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Old 03-30-2012, 03:50 PM   #35
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:02 PM   #36
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Don't know for sure. Estimated at 330 at the wheels.
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:51 PM   #37
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Don't know for sure. Estimated at 330 at the wheels.
Do you have information about the swap
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:15 PM   #38
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Like? The 24v swap thread covers everything but the S54 electronics and that is covered well in other places
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:01 AM   #39
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This is a video last year at VIR on the then new S54 in my car. The first white car is a very fast JP car, the silver car is a Euro 3.2 E36. I hestitated passing but then did and had no issues.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8cD2Pqwicc
After watching this if you have both engines in your possession how could you even consider the s50? I would sell the s50 to fund the s54 swap, problem solved.
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:04 PM   #40
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:38 PM   #41
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:43 PM   #42
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Driven S50,s52,s38 and s54 The S54 is by far better. I don't even care too much for the s50.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:43 AM   #43
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:45 AM   #44
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A stock s54 mapped correctly is over 300rwhp on 91 octane. Can go higher on race fuel/race mapping

A mapped s54 on a standalone with double vanos gives you similar power to a s52 stage 1.5 supercharger or stage 1 turbo s52 power but with no blower/turbo. Obviously the boosted platforms would have boosted torque delivery (and boosted issues).

Also the high rpm sheer velocity is a fun kick; Similar to a built turbo motor with high cams.
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