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If you drove Georges car you'll know what to expect.
In saying that, George has his filter sat behind the rad and it does suffer from heat soak.

His new induction kit allows the filter to sit lower in the car, heat soak will not be a problem, the main difference will be the torque, this will significantly increase through-out the range and as a result the engine will carry the peak power much further than OE.

The last rolling road shoot-out mine and Georges ZS’s produced the highest torque and peak power of the day, this proved that better airflow coupled with the right mapping will work very well. On the road this is significantly different, the rolling road will only imitate a road speed of approximately 50mph, the real world figures will be slightly higher due to higher air flow.
The first thing you will notice is how the engine will like to rev compared to the OE set-up, you will be able to hit the limiter in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th and 120mph will come up very quickly, 5th flat out is still to be done in my car but during a private test session on a track I managed a indicated 155mph and had to slow down due to,,,,,,,,, I know George has achieved this speed on many occasions (on the track).
In standard set-up I could hit the limiter in the first 4 gears but the car had stopped producing power well before this, I only managed a recorded 142mph and it took a long time to reach this speed.
Both me and George noticed the power comes in hard low down and is linear all the way to the limiter, the car will pull hard and then you will be reminded to change gear when the limiter kicks in, if the limiter was higher the car would defiantly pull it’s power above 7.5k unlike in OE set-up.
Over a short period the ECU will learn your driving characteristics and fully adjust so things only get better.

So in answer to your question?
0-60 will come down, I tried to time mine (on video) the best of the day was just a tad under 6 sec and the highest was 6.9 so the average will be some place between depending on ambient temps etc etc.

Strangely my MPG has increased, I put this down to the improved breathing, or I may be wrong and it could be the mileage on the engine, anyway, the car is very quick over standard and will take some beating on the real world race track.

Your set-up will be same as mine and Georges you will break the 200hp barrier.

TypeR shouldn’t be a problem anymore.

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“So in answer to your question?
0-60 will come down, I tried to time mine (on video) the best of the day was just a tad under 6 sec and the highest was 6.9 so the average will be some place between depending on ambient temps etc etc.”


Your not usually this pedantic but I agree with you about the tad under 6 sec
You will also read in my post that I filmed this on my video and tried my best to find the average.
I believe a tuned ZS180 to my spec will do a sub 7 sec 0-60 in the dry and if you get it right maybe a bit lower.
I could have claimed a 5.9 but this was only one run and I’m allowing for inacuracy, I think I did about 20 odd on the day in question leaving plenty of time in between to allow for temperature of the oils to stabilise and not to long so to loose the heat in the tyres.
My ZS makes,,,, torque 240 to 285(Nm) or 175 to 210 (ft-lbs) that’s approximately 20% over standard.

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Ok Guys

I have one of the video clips of my 0-60 run (on a private test track of course)
I have no way of uploading the clip though?
If anyone can help out here you will be quite surprised at the results
You will need to discount the first 2 seconds as I was turning the wheel to straighten the car before the launch.
Yes it was a standing start not rolling.
You can see the timer under the shot and if you pause drag the pointer to 2 seconds the speedo will just start to record as I launch.
0-60 is pretty good and the 0-100 is quite nice.

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In my experience LN has been very unbiased and provided factual information in all threads, the fact he’s strayed into the arms of a well known competitor in the quest for the power has very little to do with it. (LN you can have a reliable 300hp from a Rover T16 turbo)
I would debate a 0.2 gain in 0-60 time over standard and have a nice video to strengthen the case and to add a little spice to the occasion.
When you see the video you will see my point, plus other cross forum readers will report back (not aimed at you LN).

If someone can host the video for me it will help put 0-60 issue this to bed.

I believe a high 6 second 0-60 is achievable with the modification we’re talking about.

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If you PM me your private mail address I will send you the video clip.
You can time the 0-60 and 0-100.

As I said, you will need to -2 seconds from the start.

Just pause the shot and drag till you reach 2 seconds and just before the speedo starts.

The timer on the video shows a time but I used a stop watch.

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