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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas R View Post
    Have performance figures actually been put out for these (dyno results, testing videos, 1/4 mile videos)? I believe that per Adam's website, there needs to be public documentation of the results (preferably video that includes the results). I've been curious how far these have been pushed. It would be awesome to see a PRV push that kind of power!


    If there is any videos, I have not seen them, just word of mouth. DPI is pretty secretive of a lot of his stuff as he does put a lot of time and investment into them, he's not going to give away all his secrets lol.

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    Don't know what Josh does, but high-output PRV engines are possible. The highest I've ever heard of was over 900 bhp peak on a twin turbo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DMCVegas View Post
    Don't know what Josh does, but high-output PRV engines are possible. The highest I've ever heard of was over 900 bhp peak on a twin turbo.

    http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/car/5...8-Peugeot.html
    Agreed. Just search John Lane PRV. Here's a video of a Volvo 240 that he modified ...
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rz_VDwgLemU

    I have not doubt about the PRV, but I'd like to see a 500 ft/lb launch using the stock transmission case.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DMC-81 View Post
    Agreed. Just search John Lane PRV. Here's a video of a Volvo 240 that he modified ...
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rz_VDwgLemU

    I have not doubt about the PRV, but I'd like to see a 500 ft/lb launch using the stock transmission case.
    I too would like to see that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas R View Post
    I too would like to see that
    I thought you had seen that. . . .
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    Boost is solenoid controlled. Off the line and through the initial momentum shock she is dialed back heavily. As long as you stay away from 5th you are ok.

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    Quote Originally Posted by opethmike View Post
    Why does the ECU think it is a V6???
    Because it's from a 2003 Chevy Savanah that had a 4.3L V6 engine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DMCMW Dave View Post
    I thought you had seen that. . . .
    BURN. hahahaha
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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamKontras View Post
    Because it's from a 2003 Chevy Savanah that had a 4.3L V6 engine.

    ...so put the right ECU in....?
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    Quote Originally Posted by opethmike View Post
    ...so put the right ECU in....?
    In the process, man - this is all new news to me. I also have to time everything correctly considering I do several gigs per month with the car. It's a delicate balance.
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