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      07-09-2008, 11:06 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by epiphone3 View Post
No offense to the guys advocating a supercharger, but a lot of people don't want the headaches associated with them... and the kits worth buying are typically a lot more money than the Turner conversion kit. And top of that, do you really think that the N52 was designed to take any forced induction? Its running an aluminum and magnesium block and was designed largerly to be light weight more than anything.
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Originally Posted by red_wagen View Post
+1
I'm really not looking for 350+ horses just a tad more
Incidentally I just got off the phone with a rep from Turner and right now they do not have anything for the 328i but will be developing something shortly
yes but see the kit from Turner is only an upgrade for the 325... not the 328.

development is always slow on this stuff but active autowerks has a test car right now and are fitting a supercharger to it so that MIGHT be the 1st one to come out. I think they are trying with a 330i but it would FIT on a 328, all you would need is a reflash to run it which i know is made somewhere (forgot where I saw it though).

It'll be expensive... trust me i know, but honestly 255hp isn't much over the 230 in a 328i. by adding that ecu reflash, an intake, short throw shifter kit and some headers/exhaust and you'd probably be close enough to the performance numbers of a 330i (in acceleration and speed, maybe not HP) that you couldn't tell the difference between the 2. if you want some zip to the 3 u have 2 options: buy a 335 or supercharge a 330 or 328.