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Old 12-24-2012, 06:52 AM
Jamesonsviggen Jamesonsviggen is offline
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Originally Posted by WaxComb View Post
I don't think the 328i is an inferior car. If it's a choice between a loaded 328i and a stripper 335i, I'd go with the 328 all the away. Even though the 335i is much more powerful, I'd doubt you'd notice the difference in everyday driving. In my car, the only time I pass 4000 rpm is when I'm stop light drag racing, passing on the freeway, or driving on a canyon road. Everyday the 328 has more than enough power.
Your definition of MUCH more poweful and mine must be different

10-15% which is the difference between the two cars regarding power at the wheels. That power difference is completely erased with a $380 tune. If it was such a power difference it would take a hell of a lot more than that.

Both cars are separated by about 5 tenths and 3-4 mph in the 1/4 mile. That is noticeable. But let's not exaggerate.

The difference between the N52 and N55 prior to '12 was quite a bit larger.

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'06 Saab 9-5 wagon 5mt LSD, clipped turbo, 19psi, 400ft lbs of tq
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