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    F32,F33,F36,F82,F83: I think you're severely underestimating the value...

    I think you're severely underestimating the value they put into those times.

    But, that said, if they couldn't optimize the GTS to be faster... who could?
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    F32,F33,F36,F82,F83: So you think they didn't know how to set it up...

    So you think they didn't know how to set it up properly when setting the ring time?

    Even assuming that's correct (seems unlikely), you're talking about car than has has what makes the M3...
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    F32,F33,F36,F82,F83: The GTS has adjustable aero that was undoubted...

    The GTS has adjustable aero that was undoubted dialed in for the ring when the set the time. The CSL does not.

    Yes, I am aware the GTS was faster than the CSL. My point was that it's sad how...
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    F32,F33,F36,F82,F83: The GTS was laughable compared to the CSL. It was...

    The GTS was laughable compared to the CSL. It was 4 seconds faster with...
    adjustable suspension (GTS) vs fixed (CSL)
    multi piston calipers (GTS) vs traditional BMW crap (CSL)
    adjustable aero and...
  5. S54: Apparently not-- I've never sold any tunes.

    Apparently not-- I've never sold any tunes.
  6. S54: The problem was that they were claiming that they...

    The problem was that they were claiming that they were dynojet equivalent numbers. My point was that they were not ;)



    I am not and have never been an Evolve dealer. I have never sold a single...
  7. S54: At the time you said that dyno read lower than a...

    At the time you said that dyno read lower than a dynojet, but, let's go with "the same as" instead.

    I'm curious what Sticky thinks of a stock header/cam/intake manifold e46 M3 putting down...
  8. S54: So what are your thoughts on KhanArt claiming his...

    So what are your thoughts on KhanArt claiming his car making 328rwhp with stock headers/cams/intake manifold, on a dyno that supposedly reads lower than an SAE dynojet? I'd link you to the thread...
  9. S54: Strangely I completely agree with you. Feels...

    Strangely I completely agree with you. Feels weird.

    Surprised we're not hearing more from the Tuning Tech FS camp :cough KhanArt:
  10. S85: Nice gains. I could swear I've seen this before...

    Nice gains. I could swear I've seen this before somewhere :laughing-rofl:
  11. If the shifting is automated, it's automatic. If...

    If the shifting is automated, it's automatic. If they shifts are performed manually, it's manual. Pressing a button isn't shifting, it's triggering an automated sequence.

    DCT's days are numbered...
  12. On the 128i and 328i you can retrofit the DISA...

    On the 128i and 328i you can retrofit the DISA valves from a 330i, X5 3.0si, X3 3.0si or Z4 3.0si ($150 for the parts used), flash on a BMW tune, and be at 272 HP, NA, with factory reliability (as...
  13. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: Weird, as I remember it, you posted pictures of...

    Weird, as I remember it, you posted pictures of one of my project cars on the site your parents bought you.

    Though, in your defense, I don't think you knew it was my car when you did it.

    Just...
  14. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: performance /= handling track times /= handling...

    performance /= handling
    track times /= handling
    lateral grip /= handing

    Which... is something that may be out of your grasp if you've been happy with driving your mom's SUV for the last two...
  15. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: BMW went to a V8 because there was nothing to be...

    BMW went to a V8 because there was nothing to be had from the I6 and they needed to stay competitive with Audi and MB. Their racing program may have benefited from that move, but that's not why they...
  16. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: I'm not really sure why you're hung up on the...

    I'm not really sure why you're hung up on the race car. A wagon existing would not make the race car not exist or take away the engine. Who cares which shape of car they base the race car on, anyway?...
  17. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: A different 4.0 liter naturally aspirated high...

    A different 4.0 liter naturally aspirated high revving V8. :handgestures-thumb:

    The M3 is still less than 2/3 the price, more fuel efficient when comparing cars of the same generation, and has...
  18. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: The current M3 sedan already uses coupe...

    The current M3 sedan already uses coupe headlights, so it's pretty safe to say the wagon would have as well. So there you go-- similar levels of parts sharing with the race program :D
  19. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: The M5 is not nearly as rewarding to drive on a...

    The M5 is not nearly as rewarding to drive on a back road, has higher running costs, uses significantly more gas, and in the F10/F30 generation, I find has a less useable back seat (at 6'4, I can sit...
  20. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: The wagon isn't a watering down. Automated...

    The wagon isn't a watering down. Automated gearboxes, turbos, isolation from the road, SUV awd M cars, electronics that drive the car for you, and excess weight is what's dumbing them down modern...
  21. F30,F31,F33,F34,F80: More rigid chassis, more practical. The...

    More rigid chassis, more practical.

    The brilliance of the M3 is it combines sportiness and practicality. An M3 wagon would do that better. Minimal decrease in sport, huge increase in practical.
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    That is one of the things Sticky does when people...

    That is one of the things Sticky does when people disagree with him. That way you can't post links, pics, etc to back up your argument, making it easier for him to appear to win arguments even when...
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    S54: The stock ECU can take 50 flashes. After that it...

    The stock ECU can take 50 flashes. After that it goes into limp mode, and the only solution is a new ECU.

    Some tuners get around that by not reflashing the VIN, which makes it so the flash...
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    E46: Yep, was agreeing with you. Those are fairly...

    Yep, was agreeing with you.

    Those are fairly retro. Most people on here probably don't know what they are :rolleyes:
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    E46: Lol at light boxes for the DDEs. That dates those...

    Lol at light boxes for the DDEs. That dates those pics!
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