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Old 06-30-2012, 05:48 PM   #21
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:48 PM   #22
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Old 07-03-2012, 04:23 PM   #23
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:20 PM   #24
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2004 330Ci - dual duty with about 50 hours of track time.

I think what the E46 gains in power vs the E36...it loses because its heavier. Which is why the E36 will be the preferable platform for a long time.
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:55 PM   #25
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I have a 2003 ZHP 330i - I autox this car (SCCA STX) and drive it a couple days per week. It is now track worthy so I will be back to the track for time trials next summer.

The E46 is not bigger and not much heavier than the E36. Here is the data I used when deciding what to replace my RSX with.

Year & Model------------------HP---TRQ--Weight--Wheelbase--OAL----OAW
2001/2/3/4/5 (E46)330i--------225--214---3285----107.3-------176----68.5
2003 330i ZHP----------------235--222---3285----107.3-------176----68.5
1998/99/00 (E36) 328ci 328i---193--206---3197----107.3-------176.7--69.2
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:06 PM   #27
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