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Old 03-27-2013, 08:01 PM   #1
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newbie q&a re bmw power:best car for 550hp

I'm new to bimmer. just looking for my first ride.
I've been driving chipped 300-400 hp turbo cars for about 10 years.

Looking for 500-600hp.
What is best bmw for this? prefer 3 series size.
supercharged or turbo?
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:02 AM   #2
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E46 m3 and alot of dough.

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Old 03-28-2013, 01:38 AM   #3
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Lolol. This should be good.

More like a 335i with some 5-figures in mods.

500+ doesn't come easy in BMWs unless you're buying a new F10 M5 or new M6.
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:01 AM   #4
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E60 M5?

Edit: Why is my capital M changing to a lower case m?

Edit 2: Oh I get it! Carry on.
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Old 06-02-2013, 07:34 PM   #5
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335 will do it... With some cash and a Vishnu single turbo kit.

E46 M3 or E39 M5 with a ESS kit.
85 325 - Turbo M52B28.
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:22 PM   #6
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I think the real question here should be what DO YOU want, and how much are you ready to spend!

When you have deep pockets, you can go buy an M5/M6, or a blown M3, or OR get something crazy build like a V10 E30!!! The sky is the limit of what can be done, the only limiting factor for most people is $$$. So if you have the money, it comes down to what you want in a car. HP is just a #, what car its in makes all the difference.
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:02 PM   #7
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I have e46 m3 with ess 550 kit and happy with it

e46 m3 artcar, ap racing bbk, maxpsi build in progress
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Old 06-03-2013, 06:34 AM   #8
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I think OP may have given up since his last login was on May 1st.

But I still think an E60 M5 is the best car to start with given OP's criteria because it's similar in size to an E9X.
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