Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > maXimum Tech > Forced Induction
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-21-2009, 11:22 PM   #1
HPF Chris
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Oregon
Posts: 53
Thumbs up HPF Widebody Stage 4: + PAS Mag Feature + HQ Pics





HPF Turbo BMW M3: White Heat



With the world markets changing and most contracting, there are still some companies pushing the envelope and continuing to grow and innovate during these challenging times. The aftermarket performance arena is no exception. With the demand for performance product shrinking following a 1-2 punch with the high price of gas followed by a global recession, those that continue to innovate and spend money through these challenging times are coming out on top.

Chris Bergemann, the President of Horsepowerfreaks (HPF) is one example. In a short time frame, the President of Horsepower Freaks Performance (HPF) has reached several milestones of performance by investing in his company. It seems only recently they broke 600, then 700 but this time they should have the record firmed up for a while. This Entrepreneur Magazine's 268th Fastest Growing Company in America has defined how much horsepower can be extracted from BMW's 3.2L mill. And that new number is over 1100hp.

Bergemann started with the stout iron block extracted from a 2002 E46 M3. This 3.2L inline-6 produces 333 NA horsepower so it's blessed with a design that will only help move air with forced induction added. Starting with the head treatment, many readers will be surprised to hear what Bergemann revealed. Nothing has been done to it. It has no port and polishing and retains stock valvetrain, cams and cam gears. "No need for anything fancy," Bergemann admits "this thing has huge ports and double VANOS, so its good to go. Hell, it even has a stock headgasket." The bottom end however, is a different piece of work. The bottom end has been strengthened with HPF components: pistons, rings, connecting rods and crank treatment but their details are murky. Bergemann will not disclose any details about these components because they are propriety. HPF produces highest horsepower around and they aren't about to give their competition any hints on how they did it. The competition will just have to spend time and money reverse engineering if they want to decode the mystery of 1100 usable ponies.

These horsepower figures aren't attained by a built motor alone because at the heart of every HPF car is a big turbo. In the case of this car, HPF deployed the Precision HPS76 dual ball-bearing turbo connected to a network of HPF lines to cool and lubricate. HPF oil scavenge pump is connected to HPF oil feed lines while HPF coolant lines direct the water. To feed the beast, the combustion chamber needed more fuel and lots of it. Fuel is drawn in with three pumps: a factory unit and twin Walbro 255lph inline pumps. The pressure is regulated by an AEM FPR before meeting up with an HPF fuel rail connected to six 1200cc RC Engineering injectors. Ignition comes from AEM's Twin Fire ignition system and stock coils blazing up Denso Iridium plugs. While the air is drawn in with a HPF intake and piped post-compression into an HPF front mount intercooler, piping and silicone couplers while being vented with twin HKS SSQV blow-off valves. The air charge slams into the HPF cast aluminum manifold with integrated methanol injection. The FJO methanol injection system keeps the exhaust gas temps low, so the boost can be cranked, timing advanced and horsepower levels set to: Freak. The boost is regulated with a TiAL 44mm wastegate and dumped into a HPF Stage III 4-inch exhaust with a tone that sends a clear message for other cars to pull to the right. HPF set out to design an engine management system to make this mechanical masterpiece work. Based on the AEM EMS box, the HPF system takes control of everything needed to keep this car tamed. The HPF engine management system features speed-based boost control, traction control with a controller inside cabin, methanol control and switched maps for pump gas, race fuel and methanol. The EMS also controls the oil scavenge pump, methanol activation and a safety methanol line pressure switch drops to low boost when outside of safety range. When the dust settled the numbers were in and the Horsepower freaks were proud to share with us they made 902whp with 679ft-lbs of ground-pounding torque.

All that power needed to be properly harnessed to prevent failure. So HPF turned to Japanese driveline spcialists, OS Giken for one of their triple plate iclutches. Combined with a lightweight flywheel, the OS Giken unit spins up a factory driveshaft, LSD and even axles. A true testament to BMWs ability to build stout driveline components, the 6-speed transmission is totally stock!
Over the course of the two year buildup, Bergemann left little untouched. If it was left factory, it was because the stock components were so capable.


.
__________________


HPF Stage 5 M3
HPF Chris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2009, 11:34 PM   #2
Quack
Wheelman
 
Quack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Toronto
Posts: 12,062
Send a message via MSN to Quack
very nice, they did a good job with the pics
__________________

Maxbimmer Drama, You Gotta Love It
Quack is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2009, 10:19 AM   #3
StikiGreenZ
6th Gear Member
 
StikiGreenZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Milton, ON
Posts: 1,604
Send a message via MSN to StikiGreenZ
Awesome.
__________________
-

BMW 645i - Black on Red
Range Rover Sport - Black on Black
StikiGreenZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2009, 12:57 PM   #4
MiroE36
6th Gear Member
 
MiroE36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 1,896
does that car ever see the ouside world on its own 4 wheels?
__________________
1992 325i / Briliant rot - SOLD @ 301,000km
1998 318is / Arktic silber - SOLD @ 207,000km
2007 335i / Jet Black - CURRENT @ 28,000 km

MiroE36 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2009, 11:45 AM   #5
Trouble65
6th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Niagara Region
Posts: 1,789
Ehhh! Kind of like it kind of hate it. What the heck is going on with me?
Trouble65 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2009, 10:35 AM   #6
bmwm5lover
is BMW crazy
 
bmwm5lover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Thornhill
Posts: 15,393
Looking at it from the front, not bad, looking at it from the rear, pretty decent, but from the side, it is probably the worst execution of a widebody on a BMW I've ever seen. Sorry to say.
The engine is impressive.
__________________
www.enthusiastauto.caNeed a car???

His--'00 BMW ///M5 .:Jet BLK/BLK:. Individual-1 of 1 - Style 65 Wheels; 9.5" Square Set up;275 Tires;10mm/3mm Spacers; Black Kidneys;Muffler Delete; 3.5" Dual Tips; Beast Power; "Dinan" Ducts; E60 SSK; BC Coils
Hers--'04 Volvo S60R/6spd.:Nautical Blue/Gobi&Black
'00 BMW ///M5 .:Avus Blue/Grey/Black:. 1 of 8 SOLD
Toys
'88 BMW 635CSi Blue/Tan Sport
'81 MB 500 SEC Euro Koenig
bmwm5lover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2009, 07:52 PM   #7
careless7
Drivin' new whips weekly
 
careless7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Lea$ide
Posts: 762
Jeez, Chris whats up with not giving me byline credits on the story J/K. Anyway, thx for choosing Performance Auto & Sound as the mag to showcase it.

Word on the street is, it got sold to a Dubai guy for $170,000K is this for real?
careless7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2014