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      10-17-2011, 09:11 AM   #1
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Alpina & Hartge - Worth copying engine mods?

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Anyone know whats the difference between Hartge & Alpina 335i's comapred to OEM 335i and is it worth copying any of the changes when modding an oem 335i?

I know back in the day a lot of people used to replace the manifolds for example on e30 325i with the alpina equivalents cause they were much better and produced more power.
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Please igonore, i've done a search which i should have probably done before i started the post. The only things may be worth while doing isthe Alpina Airbox and maybe Hartge ARB's.
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what is an Alpina 335i?
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what is an Alpina 335i?
I take it he means the B3 Bi-Turbo
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I have the Hartge dampers. Don't want to take them off in a hurry
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I believe they run lower compression Mahle pistons which helps run higher levels of boost AFAIK.
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Yes i meant the B3.
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Yes i meant the B3.
very nice car...
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