Drivetrain (Cooper S) MINI Cooper S (R53) intakes, exhausts, pulleys, headers, throttle bodies, and any other modifications to the Cooper S drivetrain.
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Old 11-27-2005, 06:46 PM
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It is Schroth, not Schrothe; ET for Elapsed Time (e.g., in a 1/4 mile run); Don't forget DSC and ABS; Why can't I format this post??
 
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Old 11-28-2005, 07:34 AM
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SID - supercharger intake duct, SOD - supercharger output duct, IOD - intercooler output duct, IM - intake manifold, WOT - wide open throttle, DNF - did not finnish
 
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Old 11-29-2005, 03:04 PM
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You forgot "Gripction" its what the hicks in NASCAR say when their tires are not gripping the road any more. "Got to get me some more gripction".
Loosely translated: traction + grip = gripction
 
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Old 12-04-2005, 07:52 PM
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Wot?

What does "WOT" stand for? It's commonly used in Dyno talk. Thanks.
 
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Old 12-04-2005, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by mathewweiss
What does "WOT" stand for? It's commonly used in Dyno talk. Thanks.
wide open throttle
 
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Originally Posted by mathewweiss
What does "WOT" stand for? It's commonly used in Dyno talk. Thanks.
With Out Thinking
 
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Old 12-05-2005, 07:18 AM
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How about the One-Ball and the VGS?
 
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I'll add them if you tell me what exactly they are!
 
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One-Ball - Removing the resonator of the stock MCS exhaust
VGS - Vacuum Gain System (potential Yo-Yo fix)

You may want to add hyperlinks for each entry to the relevant thread, for example One-Ball info can be found here:

https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...light=one-ball

VGS info can be found here:

https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...on+vacuum+gain
 
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Old 12-09-2005, 08:52 AM
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ECU = Engine Control Unit (the MINI's engine computer)
Lambda = a measurement of air/fuel ratio. A lambda of 1 is ideal. Less than 1 is rich. Greater than 1 is lean.
Stoichiometric = chemically ideal air/fuel ratio of 14.7:1
Rich = air/fuel ratio out of balance, with too much fuel
Lean = air/fuel ratio out of balance, with not enough fuel

(the last two may be too obvious or well-known for inclusion?)

Great idea, this list!
 
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got 'em!
 
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SID = MSFITOY
 
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no, SICK: MSFITOY JK
 
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Originally Posted by ChiliCooperS
no, SICK: MSFITOY JK
SID = Some Ingenious Designer
 
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Old 12-09-2005, 12:36 PM
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Just noticed - isn't nitrous oxide NO2? (The list says N2O)
 
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Just noticed - isn't nitrous oxide NO2? (The list says N2O)
NO2 would be nitrogen dioxide. Nitrous oxide is two parts nitrogen, one part oxygen.
 
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Originally Posted by MSFITOY
NO2 would be nitrogen dioxide. Nitrous oxide is two parts nitrogen, one part oxygen.
Oops - thanks for the chem refresher! (I was on my way to work and didn't have time to look it up before posting. Thought I'd just trust the rusty old brain cells, which haven't had a chemistry course in 30+ years!)

 
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Originally Posted by LombardStreet
Oops - thanks for the chem refresher! (I was on my way to work and didn't have time to look it up before posting. Thought I'd just trust the rusty old brain cells, which haven't had a chemistry course in 30+ years!)

That's ok...I think it's a common misconception because of the NOS trademark
 
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Old 12-14-2005, 06:45 PM
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All;

We've overlooked the most common measuring device used by fellow auto enthusiasts....

SOTP = Seat Of The Pants, also known as butt dyno, or what happens when someone doesn't have time / $$ to go to the dyno...
 
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Old 12-14-2005, 07:15 PM
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CHA-CHING!

Sorry pun intended!

Wow, I am totally suprised at how this thread is going, thanks to everyone who has replied, I have learned many things from it!

Mike
 
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NOS= Nitrous Oxide System. That company who first started Nitrous oxide for car.

Squeezing= term use at the races referring to NOS.

holeshot= staging at the drag strip. when the lights turn green, the driver reacts quicker then his opponent.

deepstage= when you stage a little bit deeper at the second staging light, where the pre stage light go out.

thats it for now.i'm kinda bored here.
 
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Old 12-16-2005, 10:34 PM
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i almost forgot one really important term...Whiptastic= the mini cooper has such a whiptastic handling characteristic.
 
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Old 12-16-2005, 10:36 PM
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heel-toe is where you apply the brake with the ball of your feet and you use your heel to blimp the throttle rev match shifting.
 
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Old 12-17-2005, 08:06 PM
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I "squeezed" those in there!
 
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Another one I didn't see above...

CEL: Check Engine Light. As in "My [insert mod] started throwing CELs."
 

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