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      02-25-2013, 02:17 PM   #44
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United Kingdom

Drives: 335i M Sport E90 LCI manual
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Aylesbury

iTrader: (1)

I had a play with an Audi R8 this morning from 70-130--- erm KPH (without meth). I had to short shift to stop myself getting too close...

N54 with 1k of mods is a weapon which nothing short of an M5/6 in the current BMW line up can match.

To answer your question on what to look for, in this order:

1) Wastegate Rattle
2) Rough Idle/misfiring
3) Problem starting

I would (and did) buy a lower tax bracket one if possible iirc 57 plate onwards..
Car: 2010 Jaguar XFR (Cat-back exhaust)
Gone but not forgotten: Highly Modified E90 335i LCI M Sport Manual (circa 480BHP/500lb ft)