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  1. Thread: RB 335 Vs....

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    just don't bet any money. a 996tt with just a...

    just don't bet any money. a 996tt with just a tune can trap 125 mph. How much lighter than a 335 is the 135. I got to drive it after driving two 335i's for a day. I liked it, but was not a fan of...
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    If I had to guess, he lost 10% power and I lost...

    If I had to guess, he lost 10% power and I lost 20%, which still leaves me with more power in this case. But if he retunes and brings pressures up, he will have less loss and be much more...
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    just as a side note, being a mechanical engineer...

    just as a side note, being a mechanical engineer I actually did the calcs to determine what the loss is for a turbo car at this elevation (6000 ft). At 1.2 bar it is approximately 9%. The higher...
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    :cool: He was picking on me. I wasn't looking...

    :cool: He was picking on me. I wasn't looking for a race, just going to our anniversary dinner. It was definitely stock. If it wasn't I am sure there would have been some visual or hearing mods...
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    that is what I would have thought, but it wasn't...

    that is what I would have thought, but it wasn't just a little beating, it was a major spanking. I gave him the 1 car lead, and the jump, and I short shifted into second and by the middle of third I...
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    back on topic. The other day going to dinner...

    back on topic. The other day going to dinner with wife in M5, a 335i zooms around me all stock I presume and we hit the light. I figure he wants to go. So light turns and I roll out easy, he nails...
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    LOL....I do have a VALET FILE and when I say that...

    LOL....I do have a VALET FILE and when I say that a VESPA with a 400 lb man on it can beat me driving with the VALET FILE, I am not kidding. I installed it when I took the car to the body shop and...
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    yup Ultimate motorwerks. Kevin does it all. He...

    yup Ultimate motorwerks. Kevin does it all. He builds the turbos, and does the tuning. Prche951 is my name on there.
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    a buddy of mine has the next step up in size...

    a buddy of mine has the next step up in size which is K24 housings with larger turbine wheel and the cold side is a K27 housing with a compressor wheel designed for a TTV12 motor. Those take a bit...
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    I am running Ultimate Motorwerks(UMW) Stge 2B...

    I am running Ultimate Motorwerks(UMW) Stge 2B turbos. These turbos use a K16 hotside housing with a modified K24 wheel. The cold side is a K26 housing with the 997 GT2 compressor wheel in it and...
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    No, you misunderstood. I was talking stock...

    No, you misunderstood. I was talking stock turbos. The aftermarket turbos all work better than factory KKK's. I have modded turbos on my car and it boosts faster than VTG's

    you still will not...
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    if you are not going to do heavy mods and keep...

    if you are not going to do heavy mods and keep stock turbos the VTG's are much better. The 997 VTG's offer K24 top end with K16 bottom end. The GT2 VTG's are much bigger and probably have more lag...
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    I think many switzer cars are running 800 or...

    I think many switzer cars are running 800 or close to it. but not sure. There are more than three proto cars with over 800 on stock internals.

    I do not have a race file. Nor do I plan on...
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    Porsche gives US buyers a crappy suspension. ...

    Porsche gives US buyers a crappy suspension. Because they think we do not know how to control cars at high speed. Their X73 suspension makes a huge difference. Do I think it is built well, quality...
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    I will tell you this, I have not driven an M3...

    I will tell you this, I have not driven an M3 around a track, but I have driven many porsches around a track. I find the NA 911 carrera's to be more fun to drive because they are more predictable in...
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    outdated chassis, has run sub 7 minutes at the...

    outdated chassis, has run sub 7 minutes at the ring. check your facts. As for being banned, I agree, you should not have been banned. But I feel that the neg rep thing is not for disagreements but...
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    Uh, no, I paid a lot for more than a name. Again,...

    Uh, no, I paid a lot for more than a name. Again, this is the prejudice that I see on both sides. you are just as guilty as the people you accuse. First off, the 996tt, 997tt, GT3 and GT2 all use...
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    don't be sorry, I love M3's, although I feel the...

    don't be sorry, I love M3's, although I feel the opposite and think that the 996/997 platform is by far the better car. It is all a matter of taste. I have driven several of my friends M3's...
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    what year M3 do you have. I almost bought my...

    what year M3 do you have. I almost bought my buddies 2002 with 3k miles on it, but wanted him to drop his price and he sold it at the higher price. That car was mint beauty. He regrets selling it.
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    what year 996tt did you have. What years of 997...

    what year 996tt did you have. What years of 997 you haven ow?
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    I think you are mistaking interior styling for...

    I think you are mistaking interior styling for quality. Please show where you are talking in differences. What you say is ridiculous. I have been in many p-cars and the 996 quality is on par with...
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    As an owner of both brands, I am truly appalled...

    As an owner of both brands, I am truly appalled at the squabbling and name calling. I own a newer M car and it is my favorite 4 door sedan. It is fast, comfortable and reliable. Even if the new...
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    E60: well, I could not justify another cramped sports...

    well, I could not justify another cramped sports car to the wife, bu I could justify a big family car.:D
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    E60: My new bimmer, what do you all think?

    here are some pics of my first bimmer. Wish I had bought more of them years ago:

    http://photos.ebizautos.com/used-2006-bmw-5_series-m54drsdn-8363-4849160-7-640.jpg

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