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Old 01-29-2004, 09:09 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by jlevi
From what I've heard, it's safer and more beneficial to transplant a turbo'd E36 M3 engine... which is capable... at most... of like 900 ponies. E46 M3 is already pushing really high compression, right? Correct me if i'm wrong.


you're thinking of the E30 318i engine. which is essentially what bmw used in the old F1 days. that engine made 1200hp with a nice turbo. actually probably made more but the dyno only went up to 1200hp.
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