"My car is a 1997 328i.The motor is a 2.8 liter at this time the motor has pushed 635 horse power to the wheels.Getting that power to the ground is another story. The best part is, it is a all stock motor except a m50 manifold and low compression gasket.
635Whp 590Wtq Built and installed By ICS
Engine:Stock 2.8 liter,M50 manifold,550 injectors,Cometic head gasket,Arp head studs
turbo:Gt35/40, ICS custom piping with 4 inch intake,E-boost controller,hks 40mm waste gate,AA exhaust manifold,Spearco intercooler, AA Alcohol/water injection,greddy boost and fuel gauge,aem afr meter,ics custom 3 inch exhaust,greddy turbo timer
Stock Ecu, AA/Ics tuned
Nx express Intercooler spray,DEI co2 fuel and air cooler
Fuel:walbro255 pump,ICS fuel rail,Aeromotive fuel pressure reg.
Trans:M3 5 speed,Clutch masters fx800 dual disc ceramic bronzed clutch,cluth masters light weight flywheel,UUC evo 3 shifter,UUC steel braided clutch line,UUC trany reinforcment bushings and cups,UUC Clutch stop
M3 rear frame,Turner solid frame bushings,turner weld in reinforcment plates,turner solid mono ball trailing arm bushings,UUC Adjustable Rear Control Arms,H&R lowering springs
M3 differential with 3.15 gears
VIS carbon fiber trunk and hood
Kosei 16x7 front
kosei 17x8.5 rear, Nitto drag radials 245/45/17"
and i'll point out
Originally Posted by propr'one
You can build up an m50 to 500+ HP, but its just cheaper to swap a 4.0 in and mod/boost that, same results with better reliability and less money spent
i never said anything about running on pump gas