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    • PPF builds a 1250 wheel horsepower E46 M3 pushing 38 psi of boost

      You should know who PPF Sweden is. They build some of the baddest BMW's on the planet. Why is it the Swedes who push boosted BMW's further than anyone else? Who knows, but their work is absolutely incredible especially in the BMW I6 iron block arena.


      Just look a this turbocharged E46 M3 for proof. The turbocharger is a Precision 8285R at 2.65 BAR or in other words 38 psi. The result is an insane 1254 horsepower and 892 lb-ft of torque as measured on a Dynocom:


      What do you even say to this? The guys at PPF are simply some of the best. You can count the BMW tuners in the US that can rival them on one hand. You don't even need to use all your fingers.


      This article was originally published in forum thread: PPF builds a 1250 wheel horsepower E46 M3 pushing 38 psi of boost started by Sticky View original post
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      1. Aces's Avatar
        Aces -
        Badass car and fantastic power but 6k to 8k-ish powerband? Idk
      1. 93siro's Avatar
        93siro -
        Guess it's running the same Samsonas transmission as Mike R from Max PSI.

        It's totally sick. Turbo E46 M3 is at the top of my list of builds.
      1. z3speed4me's Avatar
        z3speed4me -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 93siro Click here to enlarge
        Guess it's running the same Samsonas transmission as Mike R from Max PSI.
        That or similar. I'd say give him some more time and the power will likely be in the same ballpark as well.
      1. DOCRace's Avatar
        DOCRace -
        Wow!! That's a hell of a build. Great job to PPF.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Aces Click here to enlarge
        Badass car and fantastic power but 6k to 8k-ish powerband? Idk
        I mean if you want that kind of power from a motor of this size that's what it is going to look like. Basically, a Supra curve.
      1. Aces's Avatar
        Aces -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        I mean if you want that kind of power from a motor of this size that's what it is going to look like. Basically, a Supra curve.
        This is true, didnt really think of that. Just thought of how nice and broad Bmw powerbands are normally.
      1. inlineS54B32's Avatar
        inlineS54B32 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Aces Click here to enlarge
        Badass car and fantastic power but 6k to 8k-ish powerband? Idk
        Looks like a pretty decent power curve to me; 7-8800ish RPM? That's about where an M3 stays when your hitting it hard (shifting at redline - it's not falling under the meat of the curve).

        Would love to see this thing in action. I miss my E46 M.
      1. daytonaM3's Avatar
        daytonaM3 -
        PPF tuned(1260Whp) this car a while ago with a much better curve ..i cant post links but the thread is on BB
      1. BostonBeemah's Avatar
        BostonBeemah -
        video down?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by BostonBeemah Click here to enlarge
        video down?
        Vid works. You have to be logged in to Facebook I think.
      1. Captainkirk's Avatar
        Captainkirk -
        Is there a link to a detailed build thread for this car?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Captainkirk Click here to enlarge
        Is there a link to a detailed build thread for this car?
        Not that I know of.
      1. Captainkirk's Avatar
        Captainkirk -
        This car is has had that power for a while now and would love to know how its held up and the build. Pretty sure he's running that MaxxEcu.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Captainkirk Click here to enlarge
        This car is has had that power for a while now and would love to know how its held up and the build. Pretty sure he's running that MaxxEcu.
        I have no idea but wish I did. There might be info on the PPF forums but as they are not in English it makes it tough.
      1. daytonaM3's Avatar
        daytonaM3 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Captainkirk Click here to enlarge
        This car is has had that power for a while now and would love to know how its held up and the build. Pretty sure he's running that MaxxEcu.
        He is running the MaxxEcu and there is build thread,i will send it through pm but dont post it here...
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by daytonaM3 Click here to enlarge
        i will send it through pm but dont post it here...
        Oh yeah that ought to go well.
      1. Captainkirk's Avatar
        Captainkirk -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by daytonaM3 Click here to enlarge
        He is running the MaxxEcu and there is build thread,i will send it through pm but dont post it here...
        No problem Daytona. Please send the PM.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Captainkirk Click here to enlarge
        No problem Daytona. Please send the PM.
        There is a problem.
      1. G_OFF5280's Avatar
        G_OFF5280 -
        Houston......we have a problem.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by G_OFF5280 Click here to enlarge
        Houston......we have a problem.
        It seems to be your boredom.