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e36Dazz 06-20-2012 06:59 AM

8 series question
 
Is it practical to purchase an 840 that has the smaller v8 or should I just wait to find the 4.4? Want the car because of the styling mostly but it would be step up from my v6. Any big difference in the two engines? Or should i just what for a v12 850.

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TxGr8White 06-20-2012 07:25 AM

V12 all the way!
easier to work on, easier to diagnose issues, and every man needs to own a V12 at least once in his lifetime...

e36Dazz 06-20-2012 07:30 AM

I here ya. I do a lot of hwy driving, anyway to squeeze 20 mpg? I see u have 2 in the family.

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TxGr8White 06-20-2012 08:15 AM

The white one gets 21-22 on the highway with cruise control, the black one gets 19-20. City driving is around 13-15 for each.

e36Dazz 06-20-2012 07:01 PM

Oh ok....did u do any kind of modifications?

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TxGr8White 06-22-2012 09:02 AM

White one is stock except for MAGNAFLOW exhaust, and WOKKE V2 chips.
Black one has 3.91LSD rear, SuperSprint Exhaust, WOKKE V2 chips (among many other "goodies")

alpinaman24 06-22-2012 10:40 AM

4.4 is the way to go if you want a 8 but 12 is the way to go

02540ico 07-25-2012 06:22 AM

yeah, you really don't want to be part of the '4-short' club. :rofl:


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