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Old 02-06-2013, 05:03 PM
Mark K Mark K is offline
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Originally Posted by K-A View Post
...My theorizing and calculations give me the impression we're seeing anywhere from 325-340 crank HP from them.

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-And finally, I've heard people say 3-Series N55's have dyno'd at around 290 RWHP, which would mean these cars dyno at the wheels closer to their "marketed" HP numbers.

Any experiences from you guys on the matter?
I believe you are dead-on with your guess. As to why this is important, I have no clue.

I can only tell you that PPK stage 1 added that much thrill to my ride that I would easily exchange it for minus 30-50 hp at the crank for it (instead of adding 15 hp). What was the thrill? Exhaust note. Because I really don't know what to do with 30-50 hp "extra" in this country (U.S.), but that exhaust note puts the large grin on my face every day over 40 degrees F.
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