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      09-19-2009, 08:32 PM   #1
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newbie, need some turbo help on a e92 328i

hey guys i just bought my first bmw, a 328i coupe...and i didnt have the budget for a 335 so please dont ask lol. ive been wanting to turbo my car though, is getting one from the factory a possibilty? salvaging a wrecked 335s? is the turbo the ONLY different in the 2 models? surely there has to be something else in the engine thats changed? any advice would be good.
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      09-19-2009, 08:37 PM   #2
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Different engine altogether:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_N54
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_N52
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      09-19-2009, 08:37 PM   #3
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It will cost u alot to turbo a 328.
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      09-19-2009, 08:47 PM   #4
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It would be more cost effective to sell ur car, and get a used 335
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      09-20-2009, 01:29 AM   #5
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It's just not worth the time and money. You could probably buy an m3 with the money it takes to make that happen.
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      09-20-2009, 01:40 AM   #6
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you could check out the sticky to see more details on the differences.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38856
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As far I'm aware, the magnesium block in the 328i is too fragile to handle the sort of power boost that would result from a turbo. I wouldn't suggest suggest trying it.
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      09-20-2009, 08:54 PM   #8
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not gonna happen

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