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      10-02-2012, 11:24 PM   #79
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Drives: F80 M3
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Originally Posted by malter2.0 View Post
335i does not have the cooling or weight advantage on the track. it is probably the worst BMW to track aside X models. Lack of LSD is another disadvantage. to track reliably you will have to install oil cooler, possibly larger radiator, and intercooler. tracking xi is even worse, not to mention that is less to be learned on the track from AWD comparison to RWD dynamics.

buy e36 M3 or e46 m3. better steering, LSD, 200-400lb less in stock form, cheaper parts (e36).

pick the right tools for the job, not wrong tools that need to be modified to do the job right.
The first thing on cooling to address is the radiator and NOT oil cooler first, then the radiator. This has been proven time after time.