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Old 09-07-2003, 09:44 AM   #1
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how much pressure?



hey guys, I was wondering how many psi can a 96 318i engine take? (super charged) mine is currentley at 10psi, to increase it to 15-20 wat would I have to do?
any info would be great, thanx.
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Old 09-07-2003, 06:46 PM   #2
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Re: how much pressure?

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hey guys, I was wondering how many psi can a 96 318i engine take? (super charged) mine is currentley at 10psi, to increase it to 15-20 wat would I have to do?
any info would be great, thanx.
What kind of supercharger are you using? How much power is it putting out at 10PSI? The M42/44 engine's can't take much PSI, the highest you can go is probably 10PSI, but on the safe side I would run 8.

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Old 09-11-2003, 09:11 AM   #3
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its a Centrifugal type supercharger, it was done by ALS in Haberfield, Sydney. at the moment running 10psi it puts out 127kw @ the rears. I havnt run it down the 1/4 yet. anyone have any ideas to wat it would run? how many k/w are m3s?
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