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Re: Which is better ? Pros and Cons ? (archive)

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Posted by jeff c on September 24, 1998 at 07:16:29:

In Reply to: Which is better ? Pros and Cons ? posted by Allan on September 23, 1998 at 11:35:32:

This is a good question. THe 3.2 M engine is a bolt-in and really a very easy install. HP is high and probably results in a more reliable platform. Problem is cost and availability of engine. Supercharging is a neat idea thatdoesn't carry the problems of turbo (lag, meltdown, etc) and provides good hp gain (ERT claims about 280).
My first preference is the 3.2 M engine. A 3rd party engine supplier can supply a souped up version for about 10K-12k. Superchargers go for about 8K. Personally, I'd buy a 540
jeff c

: Supercharge or bigger capacity engine for E39 528 upgrade ???

: Thanx in advance




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