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    PP-Performance tuned TT-RS vs. PP-Performance tuned Alpina B3

    We have two videos of runs between these two tuned cars which are very evenly matched. The TT-RS is claimed to have 450 hp and the Alpina B3 500 hp. The specs on the B3 are updgraded turbos, downpipe, intercooler, no cats, and PP-P tune. The TT-RS has no cats, aftermarket downpipe, and a PP-P tune as well.




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    so thats what heatsoak looks like huh..

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    pretty even race
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Yukohama Click here to enlarge
    pretty even race
    yes it was.. a little too even for a heavier, 50 hp disadvantaged car to be even, and even start to pull up top. id like more details

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
    yes it was.. a little too even for a heavier, 50 hp disadvantaged car to be even, and even start to pull up top. id like more details
    Do you know the weight details on the two? I was thinking the same thing...doesn't the TTRS weigh more? Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
    yes it was.. a little too even for a heavier, 50 hp disadvantaged car to be even, and even start to pull up top. id like more details
    The TT-RS is around 3200 pounds.

    It is a bit odd since it is sending that power to all 4 wheels.

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    yea i was really surprised after reading the specs...

    the 335 has bigger turbos and a tune and still just kept up? i read the other bolt ons but still after just reading that and seeing the race i kinda got dissapointed. an inline 6 3.0L with 2 turbos not even stock ones (which are still reputable) kept up with a 5 cylinder 2.5L with one turbo. and not even a big turbo lol stock k04...

    The ttrs is really showing its colors. i cant wait for a BT upgrade for that. i'm sure it will be able to stand with some GTR's...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    The TT-RS is around 3200 pounds.

    It is a bit odd since it is sending that power to all 4 wheels.
    3200 thats it? i thought they would weigh in about 4k. if thats true, then it makes a bit more sense i guess

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    Was those cars flashing by in the middle? LOL
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    I would LOVE to own a TT-RS, especially in a snowy climate. To be honest, I think all the Alpina cars are over-rated, I wasn't expecting it to win.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by SlicktopTTZ Click here to enlarge
    I would LOVE to own a TT-RS, especially in a snowy climate. To be honest, I think all the Alpina cars are over-rated, I wasn't expecting it to win.
    How alpina was it really? isnt it a PPP car that started out as an alpina?
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    Well... According to PP performance website they only offer this tune for the N54 platform :
    BMW 335i / 135i to 410PS 560NM
    - Frontcatalics replacement tubes
    - Engine ECU OBD Programming
    - V-Max 310 limited electronically
    It doesnt state anywhere a Upgraded turbo concept. But maybe... Who knows.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69 Click here to enlarge
    yea i was really surprised after reading the specs...

    the 335 has bigger turbos and a tune and still just kept up? i read the other bolt ons but still after just reading that and seeing the race i kinda got dissapointed. an inline 6 3.0L with 2 turbos not even stock ones (which are still reputable) kept up with a 5 cylinder 2.5L with one turbo. and not even a big turbo lol stock k04...

    The ttrs is really showing its colors. i cant wait for a BT upgrade for that. i'm sure it will be able to stand with some GTR's...
    The TT-RS has a modified turbo:

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Constant Click here to enlarge
    Well... According to PP performance website they only offer this tune for the N54 platform :
    BMW 335i / 135i to 410PS 560NM
    - Frontcatalics replacement tubes
    - Engine ECU OBD Programming
    - V-Max 310 limited electronically
    It doesnt state anywhere a Upgraded turbo concept. But maybe... Who knows.
    Yes, but in the video they state for this Alpina car the turbos were modified.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Yes, but in the video they state for this Alpina car the turbos were modified.
    hello friend

    you believe that Alpine adjust the stock turbos??Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    The TT-RS has a modified turbo:

    what has been done to it?? gutted out or the compressor wheel has been modified. it only says it has downpipe and a tune.
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    if i recall, aplina doesnt modify the turbo's, but the inlet/outlet tubes. i recal searching for that info before, so i dont know, maybe they mean the tubes, as was copied from their site, and someone mistook it for modified turbo's?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
    if i recall, aplina doesnt modify the turbo's, but the inlet/outlet tubes. i recal searching for that info before, so i dont know, maybe they mean the tubes, as was copied from their site, and someone mistook it for modified turbo's?
    I think that is right.

    The guy who posted the video says both cars have modified turbos.

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    yea, i think i looked at that before, since those tubes would be of benfit to someone like me.

    Either way, they wre flyin down the road

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    That is Salah's B3. I rode in that car with airbox, exhaust and Jimmy/Evotech tune 2 years ago lol.

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    can you find out if it has stock turbo's or something different?

    BTW.. YOU could be that guy that gets better flowing inlet pipes fabbed up for us.. hint hint..

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
    can you find out if it has stock turbo's or something different?

    BTW.. YOU could be that guy that gets better flowing inlet pipes fabbed up for us.. hint hint..
    Find me a car in OH I can have for 2-3 weeks.

    I'll ask him, I believe I still have his email. Knowing him if it was available he would have it.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by MHP LLC Click here to enlarge
    Find me a car in OH I can have for 2-3 weeks.

    I'll ask him, I believe I still have his email. Knowing him if it was available he would have it.
    Ohio? Ill see what I can do!

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    The power numbers seems to be a bit off specially for the BMW, not only by the enviroment speed but also with the climbing of the speed and rpm needle in the audi. My guess is that both are near the 400hp level and have similar whp/weight ratio. The weight advantage of the Audi is reduced by the higher power loss from the awd system.

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