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      12-18-2012, 05:57 PM   #40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rbaldwin28 View Post
The N55 has a Cast Crank Shaft and the N54 has a Forged Crank Shaft. Suggesting to some that when people start finding the power limits of these motors the N54 will be able to handle more. I think the best 335i is the 07-09 with the N54 because now if you buy new you have to get a 335is to get the N54.
Before the crank shaft goes, a lot of other things will blow up first...

I think the best 335i is the one driving and not the one standing at the dealer...

We are 0,1 % of people that are in search for max performance! For all the rest, the change from N54 to N55 was a step forward!!!
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BEFORE: 130i N52 (2006-2011)
NOW: 335xi N55 (2011- )