E90Post
 


Extreme Power House
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > More JB3 cyn runs vs Lotus



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-15-2008, 12:14 AM   #1
hotrod182
.
hotrod182's Avatar
84
Rep
3,461
Posts

 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

More JB3 cyn runs vs Lotus

Even though they are rated at 4.6sec 0-60, I know a tuned 335i will walk a Lotus in a drag race. I met up with a Lotus group to run the canyons today. I figured they would outrun me through the corners (1.00g+ lateral g), but I would catch them on the straights. And uphill would be the only chance I would have. Too bad I got stuck behind the slower traffic, I would have loved to have seen how fast the Caterham and Ariel Atom were running. The JB3 335i did more than respectable as you can see in the video footage:





The JB3 worked flawlessly in at least 30 miles of hard canyon driving.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)

Last edited by hotrod182; 09-15-2008 at 01:38 AM.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 12:28 AM   #2
Zeph
Major
United_States
16
Rep
1,410
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 E92 335i 6MT SGM CR/BD
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Southeast USA

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Zeph Send a message via Yahoo to Zeph
reminds me of doing Tail of the Dragon runs in my 350z. Gonna have to hit it up now in my 335i
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 12:38 AM   #3
m3rxn
Daddy R
13
Rep
934
Posts

 
Drives: boosted Inline 6's
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Southern Cali

iTrader: (0)

Looks like a good time bro.
__________________
15 F82 M4, YMB-6MT/ext Black Merino/carbon fiber/19"Black 437M/LEDs/HK
07 E90 335i, TiAg-ZPP/ZSP/step/AA FMIC/GIAC S1/Ar OC/Ar OCC/Forge DVs/BMW PE/Full M-tech OEM
04 E46 M3, TiAg-6MT/ VFE SC stage I/CDV delete/Beisan Sytems/F10 M5 shift knob
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 12:58 AM   #4
Bobby_Light
Major
Bobby_Light's Avatar
United_States
17
Rep
1,353
Posts

 
Drives: E36 M3
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (14)

What road was that filmed on?
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 01:42 AM   #5
zsapphire7
Colonel
zsapphire7's Avatar
United_States
41
Rep
2,312
Posts

 
Drives: 08 e92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: SF Bay Area

iTrader: (21)

That looks so much like.... highway 35??
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 07:18 AM   #6
dmboone25
Major General
dmboone25's Avatar
United_States
67
Rep
5,419
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 F22 M235i/DUC M1100 EVO
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Dallas, TX

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 E92 328i  [0.00]
2007 328i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zeph View Post
reminds me of doing Tail of the Dragon runs in my 350z. Gonna have to hit it up now in my 335i
LOVE the tail of the dragon.....man, that is a fun road !
__________________
Current - 2014 F22 M235 - MT, CWP, Premium, Aluminum Hex/Black Gloss Trim.
Past BMWs: 2011 E82 135 - LBM, N55, DCT
2008 E82 135 - AW, N54, MT
2007 E92 328 - JB, N52, MT, ZSP (traded in for 135)
2007 E92 328 - JB, N52, MT (retired by a drunk driver)
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 07:45 AM   #7
sflgator
Major General
sflgator's Avatar
82
Rep
5,389
Posts

 
Drives: '09 MB C63 AMG & '08 MB GL450
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: U.S.

iTrader: (1)

Nice, hotrod182!!! It looks like you could've passed them all. My bro has a Lotus Elise w/ Nitrous and I can walk him in the straights, although he's definitely got me in the turns. btw - what was that black fugly car in front of you at the beginning (1st video)?
__________________

|2009 RENNtech MB C63 AMG | Black/Black Leather/Black Maple | Premium II | MultiMedia | iPod |
| TeleAid | Charcoal Filter Delete | BMC High-Flow Air Filters | High-Flow Secondary Cats | Clear Side Markers |
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 07:53 AM   #8
hotrod182
.
hotrod182's Avatar
84
Rep
3,461
Posts

 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sflgator View Post
Nice, hotrod182!!! It looks like you could've passed them all. My bro has a Lotus Elise w/ Nitrous and I can walk him in the straights, although he's definitely got me in the turns. btw - what was that black fugly car in front of you at the beginning (1st video)?
It just said Cosworth on the trunk lid. I have never seen one before. Maybe its some kind of Rally car. He was definitely blocking me on half the canyon runs, and he wouldn't move over for me to pass. I was kind of upset, cause I wanted to get some good video footage of the other cars.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 08:07 AM   #9
GGreek5
Olimpiakos
GGreek5's Avatar
Greece
18
Rep
1,314
Posts

 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Mass

iTrader: (10)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hotrod182 View Post
It just said Cosworth on the trunk lid. I have never seen one before. Maybe its some kind of Rally car. He was definitely blocking me on half the canyon runs, and he wouldn't move over for me to pass. I was kind of upset, cause I wanted to get some good video footage of the other cars.

If it was a Ford Cosworth GT, I think those things do 0-60 in like 3.7 seconds.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 08:09 AM   #10
sflgator
Major General
sflgator's Avatar
82
Rep
5,389
Posts

 
Drives: '09 MB C63 AMG & '08 MB GL450
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: U.S.

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GGreek5 View Post
If it was a Ford Cosworth GT, I think those things do 0-60 in like 3.7 seconds.
It may be fast, but it's still ugly as fuk! I guess the guy was being conservative, since he was going slow and wouldn't allow hotrod to pass.
__________________

|2009 RENNtech MB C63 AMG | Black/Black Leather/Black Maple | Premium II | MultiMedia | iPod |
| TeleAid | Charcoal Filter Delete | BMC High-Flow Air Filters | High-Flow Secondary Cats | Clear Side Markers |
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 10:16 AM   #11
Archibald Donnington
Lieutenant
Archibald Donnington's Avatar
9
Rep
483
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 mini coop s
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Looks like Mulholland to me.
And +1 to tail of the dragon. That road is bonkers.
aaron
__________________
a family man...
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2008, 10:18 AM   #12
gimp2x
v81 user
United_States
1
Rep
174
Posts

 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Atlanta, GA

iTrader: (0)

i took my Jb3 to the tail of dragon and it did flawless through 10-12 runs
Appreciate 0
      09-28-2008, 06:23 PM   #13
hotrod182
.
hotrod182's Avatar
84
Rep
3,461
Posts

 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

Did some more runs with the Lotus Group today. The 335i definitely held its own, even in the sharp corners.



After that, a couple of us went to MB2 kart racing. What a blast that is. Going three wide into sharp corners, and not letting off. Someone usually ends up in the wall. Out of 10 in our race group, I got 2nd place. Not bad for my 2nd run there. They give you a print out ranking you by your best lap time, average over the 14 laps, and per lap time. They are electric, and don't have the best acceleration, but they corner pretty good, and the course is so tight, it does take some driving skill, and is still loads of fun.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)

Last edited by hotrod182; 09-28-2008 at 06:45 PM.
Appreciate 0
      09-28-2008, 07:25 PM   #14
TiAg335i
Trance Life
TiAg335i's Avatar
United_States
112
Rep
4,711
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 E92 335i
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Long Island, NY

iTrader: (4)

Is that Dr. Joy Brown on the radio??
Appreciate 0
      09-28-2008, 11:14 PM   #15
hotrod182
.
hotrod182's Avatar
84
Rep
3,461
Posts

 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TiAg335i View Post
Is that Dr. Joy Brown on the radio??
Yeah, she was trying to talk some sanity into me.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)
Appreciate 0
      09-28-2008, 11:16 PM   #16
5soko
Brigadier General
5soko's Avatar
75
Rep
4,220
Posts

 
Drives: M5
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Brooklyn, NY

iTrader: (4)

how is that JB3 treating ya HOTROD. you running a 1.0/v or a 1.1/v?
Appreciate 0
      09-28-2008, 11:18 PM   #17
hotrod182
.
hotrod182's Avatar
84
Rep
3,461
Posts

 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 5soko335i View Post
how is that JB3 treating ya HOTROD. you running a 1.0/v or a 1.1/v?
Ran good today, no problem reeling in the Lotus. Some mean looking Ferrari came hauling up behind me. Surprised the heck out of him when I just floored it and took off, he had his hands full trying to keep up with me.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)
Appreciate 0
      09-28-2008, 11:58 PM   #18
shane335i
Second Lieutenant
shane335i's Avatar
3
Rep
204
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3 Alpine White
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Woodside, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by zsapphire7 View Post
That looks so much like.... highway 35??
No - not 35, I drive up there all the time as I live at the top of 84/35. 35 would be MUCH faster. If I wasnt such a law abiding citizen I would think you could reach 100mph on a regular basis!!.
Appreciate 0
      09-29-2008, 12:22 AM   #19
Turbo>NA
xbox gamertag: HuGeBluEmOnKeY
Turbo>NA's Avatar
Armenia
85
Rep
3,762
Posts

 
Drives: M-Sport LCI
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: SoCal (626)

iTrader: (2)

Lol I bet you went to Super Car Sunday and you ended following there group through the canyons..?
__________________

E92 335i alpine white | black dokota | auto | zpp | zsp | heated | iPod
- ltbmw : vorsteiner : linea corsa : h&r : k&n : e92-lighting : expectalot-vinyl -
--GONE--
Appreciate 0
      09-29-2008, 01:44 AM   #20
hotrod182
.
hotrod182's Avatar
84
Rep
3,461
Posts

 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Turbo>NA View Post
Lol I bet you went to Super Car Sunday and you ended following there group through the canyons..?
I didn't go to that, but some of these guys were definitely from there. I was actually on my way to the alternative car expo in Santa Monica, featuring electric vehicles. Turned out it was only a Fri/Sat event.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)
Appreciate 0
      09-29-2008, 09:02 AM   #21
munters
Captain
munters's Avatar
8
Rep
675
Posts

 
Drives: E91 335XI AT Dakota Black M
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Switzerland

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hotrod182 View Post
It just said Cosworth on the trunk lid. I have never seen one before. Maybe its some kind of Rally car. He was definitely blocking me on half the canyon runs, and he wouldn't move over for me to pass. I was kind of upset, cause I wanted to get some good video footage of the other cars.
This is a Ford Escort Cosworth (2.0L) no Turbo slow like hell (was quick in the mid 90's) ~7.5sec. 0-63
__________________
59 Corvette, 72 240Z, 73 Espada, ZXR
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

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 Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:11 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST