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      11-24-2011, 02:53 PM   #67
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Not my car, its a customers, i think he said 2900 lbs. And i will try to get some brake and suspension pictures.
Turkey affects reading comp

OP do you know if the final drive gear is stock?
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      11-24-2011, 07:12 PM   #68
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On a straight line, your car would be fun, but for a track toy, I think OP's car is more fun to drive & maintain.

You can lap the OP's 328, spank its ass, run circles around it, but only in a short amount of time.

I've seen many badass modded turbo cars terrorizing us slower cars, but only in a short amount time. Then, white smokes coming out of the hood.

Reading your sig, & with all respect, can you really have fun with that much of power to the wheels on the track? I doubt it.
I bet he could only beat it in a straight line. On the track, no doubt that 328 is faster. I was getting my ass handed to me by an old 2002 and my car has a good balance of power and suspension mods. Power isn't everything.
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      11-25-2011, 01:11 AM   #69
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I bet he could only beat it in a straight line. On the track, no doubt that 328 is faster. I was getting my ass handed to me by an old 2002 and my car has a good balance of power and suspension mods. Power isn't everything.
You have a better chance with tracks like Willow Springs, CA.

But I'm with you & Edward. Power isn't everything when it comes to a technical track, especially small technical track.
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      11-25-2011, 03:07 PM   #70
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Here are a few pictures of the Manifold and intake installed. Car will be going on the dyno for tuning this weekend!



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      11-25-2011, 04:00 PM   #71
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      11-25-2011, 10:55 PM   #72
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Here are a few pictures of the Manifold and intake installed. Car will be going on the dyno for tuning this weekend!



No way that thing is a racecar.

I don't see scoops or a strut brace. We all know EVERY BMW needs those.



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      11-26-2011, 10:23 PM   #73
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when i saw the exterior...thats not a race car
but when i saw the interior, wow thats a race car!
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      11-26-2011, 11:05 PM   #74
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I hear a lot of talk about AFE = loss in power.... Why would they choose to use AFE for their intake if that's true???
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      11-27-2011, 01:51 PM   #75
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I hear a lot of talk about AFE = loss in power.... Why would they choose to use AFE for their intake if that's true???
We have both afe and Stock with drop in to test on the dyno. Which ever makes more power with our tuning is what we will use.
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      11-27-2011, 05:19 PM   #76
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I hear a lot of talk about AFE = loss in power.... Why would they choose to use AFE for their intake if that's true???
We have both afe and Stock with drop in to test on the dyno. Which ever makes more power with our tuning is what we will use.
Very cool! Can't wait to see ur results is your stock box with a charcoal delete as well? Or euro?
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      11-27-2011, 07:11 PM   #77
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the 335i or M3 is not the only cars that are tuned for racing... its a common misconception that the 325/8i is just a less powerful car so that people can buy it as a marketing gimmick to own a BMW...

I recently went to the Rolex Continental Tire Grand-Am Road Racing out in Leguna Seca and there are many different divisions that the 335 is not capable of entering it.

I'll just break it down for the people reading it for anyone that's interested

Street Tuner division - 4-6 cylinders, 170-240hp, tank capacity 16.9-17.9 gallons, top speed 135, 2,200lb-3,125lbs, tires width 8.7-10"

Grand Sport - 350-406HP, 19-20 gallons, 160 top speed, 2,900-3,300lbs, 8.7-10" tires

Grand Touring- engine = 3.6 flat 6-6.0L V8, Max RPM 8400, 400-450hp, top speed 180, weight 2,240-2,800lbs, tire width 9.4-11.5"

So depending on what division you want to race in, keep in mind that whatever the model of the 3 series, it was built for racing and BMW wants to cover every division.
Well fk*ing said
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      12-01-2011, 09:31 PM   #78
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Well fk*ing said
haha thanks =p after rereading what I wrote, I found a few grammar mistakes

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Any updates on that dyno?
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      12-01-2011, 09:52 PM   #79
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lol 270 and youd crap yourself?
I would love to see the numbers with headers aswell. that would be sick. a 328 that beats 335s
haha hey when you're looking at 270 + weight reduction to 2900 from 3300, and if you put headers on top of that (gavin mentioning 15-20hp gains), yeah I think i would crap myself ^_^

My one question is that I thought 328i run at around 230bhp + 15%hp loss through the transmission baseline dyno should be around 195... but OP is saying this 328i is running 218whp before the 3 stage manifold + tune which are already at 330i numbers. do the numbers change that dramatically with weight reduction or what else should be taken into consideration?
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never got an update on the dyno.....what happened?
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the 335i or M3 is not the only cars that are tuned for racing... its a common misconception that the 325/8i is just a less powerful car so that people can buy it as a marketing gimmick to own a BMW...

I recently went to the Rolex Continental Tire Grand-Am Road Racing out in Leguna Seca and there are many different divisions that the 335 is not capable of entering it.

I'll just break it down for the people reading it for anyone that's interested

Street Tuner division - 4-6 cylinders, 170-240hp, tank capacity 16.9-17.9 gallons, top speed 135, 2,200lb-3,125lbs, tires width 8.7-10"

Grand Sport - 350-406HP, 19-20 gallons, 160 top speed, 2,900-3,300lbs, 8.7-10" tires

Grand Touring- engine = 3.6 flat 6-6.0L V8, Max RPM 8400, 400-450hp, top speed 180, weight 2,240-2,800lbs, tire width 9.4-11.5"

So depending on what division you want to race in, keep in mind that whatever the model of the 3 series, it was built for racing and BMW wants to cover every division.
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      02-14-2012, 03:49 PM   #83
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any updates on this 328's #s?
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damn, its not everyday that one gets to see a 328 race car... very unique! i likey
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ahhh this is badass, id love to do a few laps in that
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