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      12-06-2007, 12:30 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by TurboFan View Post
One would venture a guess that BMW has tuned the car for a flat torque curve, and thereby cut power at many points in the rev range. I think anyone that tunes the engine is going to narrow the peak in serach of more power. A simple flash or piggyback isn't going to be able to keep the flat curve and elevate it 80 hp. That would require top and bottom end work on the engine.
Thanks for the explanation, makes sense now. My question then becomes in order to increase at peak, does it reduce elsewhere or just keep it constant. In other words would it go from 300 to 250 lbft torque at 2000 rpms for example, so that it can go from 300 to 350 lbft torque at 4500 rpms?
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