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MY 0-60...6.41 seconds...(more) (archive)

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Posted by Adam on June 08, 2000 at 18:27:17:

In Reply to: Most Rear Wheel HP ? E30 vs E36. posted by Rob on June 08, 2000 at 11:04:09:

Using a G-Tech Pro to measure my 0-60 times my best run was 6.41 seconds. I dont feel that was the best i could do. I've only tried it a couple of times since installing some mods. My car has a TMS/Jim C chip, a K&N intake, and 16X7.5 inch rims. Stock (without the chip, rims, and filter) my car ran between 6.7 to 6.9. Would like to know what other people have gotten using a G-Tech pro. Thanks

: What is the most rear wheel HP a 2.3L normally aspirated M3 can lay down? Is it possible to get close to 200RWHP with bolt-ons such as header,exhaust,cams,chip,etc?

: I guess the real goal would be to make a 2.3L E30 M3 as fast as an E36 M3 in a straight line. The E36 has a power to weight ratio of ~13:1 and the E30 is ~15.5:1, although the E36 also wins in torque. The E30 would need to make about 235HP to meet my goal.

: Thanks


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