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      03-24-2008, 11:13 PM   #45
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um.. are you kidding? 325 6.3 ? um your thinking of the 328. supercharged 325 can barely hang with an m3 .. people keep adding hp like it can be added
6 hp exhaust and 6 hp intake does not = 12 and hat ever a company states ake like 30 % of that and if your lucky you will get that number.
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      03-24-2008, 11:20 PM   #46
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As I understand it the 325i is very understated for power compared to the 330i, which is probably accurate per the marketing. Was it Car and Driver who got a 0-60 of 6.3 with the 325i and 6.0 with the 330i?
FWIW, the numbers I saw from C&D are 5.6 when they first tested the 330i, 5.9 when they tested it after keeping it for 40K miles in their long term fleet: http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...term_road_test

But 6.3 for a 325i and 6.0 for a 330i wouldn't surprise me, if the first was a MT and the second was an AT. Or just normal variability -- a good time for the 325i and a not so good time for the 330i. 325i is not slow.
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      03-24-2008, 11:38 PM   #47
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um.. are you kidding? 325 6.3 ? um your thinking of the 328. supercharged 325 can barely hang with an m3 .. people keep adding hp like it can be added
6 hp exhaust and 6 hp intake does not = 12 and hat ever a company states ake like 30 % of that and if your lucky you will get that number.
gruppe m can get you at least 5hp/whp
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yea... i had one .. my point was you cant just add hp numbers like legos..
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so 328 is (0-60 on 6.1) and 325 is (0-60 in 6.3) the 15 crank hp gives .2 not bad.
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      03-25-2008, 11:40 AM   #50
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yea... i had one .. my point was you cant just add hp numbers like legos..
legos r the shit!
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      03-25-2008, 11:51 AM   #51
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I thought the 325 had 178 RWHP. I really doubt you can get 250..ish at the wheels.
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it would be a 330 after the intake manifold. but yeah


wanna take bets on the dyno? I bet 123 whp
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Drivetrain loss numbers appear to be closer to 20% judging by the numbers I've seen on the forum as far as RWHP goes. You're probably looking closer to 230 at the wheel if the numbers pan out. Anything better would still be very nice though . Either way, thats still a massive gain if its provable.

That aside, I'm still very curious to see if this chip produces the numbers they claim. It'd by far be a better way of spending the money for gains that a gruppe M which produces very little for the astronomical cost. I mean it's nice. But that's alot of money for an intake.
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i agree with the lsd that would be sick !
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whats the eta?
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whats the eta?
interesting..... waiting for results.
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can't wait to see this thing turn into a 330i!
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Yo Will, you already sent your software in to Germany?
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arent you the guy that makes those super gay videos??? if you are, will you make another once all this is done??

if you're not, disregard whats mentioned above...

i would like to see the results in the end... i noticed you were running the dinan TB, ksfrogman dyno'd the Dinan TB with a gruppeM rep and the dyno showed a loss of power...

what's your input on the Dinan TB??
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what gay videos ?


yea the tb did get a loss of power -2 i think? but again he will have a tune and with a bigger tb and tune it could make all the difference.
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XD, Will your video's are pretty homo.
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