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Old 09-19-2006, 06:04 PM   #1
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CF lotus exiege power by BMW engine



http://genmay.com/showthread.php?t=674545

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Old 09-19-2006, 07:02 PM   #2
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very nice... apparently he spent around 85K to reduce the weight by about 90 lbs!!!

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Old 09-19-2006, 07:06 PM   #3
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ya it doesnt seem that practical....why not just tune up the motor?

meh, if hes got the $$ why not


although id suggest an LS1 swap lol
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Old 09-19-2006, 07:18 PM   #4
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ya it doesnt seem that practical....why not just tune up the motor?

meh, if hes got the $$ why not


although id suggest an LS1 swap lol
v8 is too heavy but the 300 hp S42 is quite nice in there...

Alternatively you could put a I4 turbo.

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Old 09-19-2006, 07:19 PM   #5
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Old 09-19-2006, 10:11 PM   #6
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35k for 90lbs reduction
no thank you

its not 85k
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Old 09-19-2006, 10:23 PM   #7
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still too much to reduce 90lbs, those cars are light to begin with, I rather spend the money on engine mods
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Old 09-19-2006, 10:38 PM   #8
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never heard of an s42 motor.
Wat BMW cars came with that engine?
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Old 09-19-2006, 10:42 PM   #9
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never heard of an s42 motor.
Wat BMW cars came with that engine?
check on the list http://www.kempower.be/racedif/raceengines.htm
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Old 09-20-2006, 12:21 AM   #10
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never heard of an s42 motor.
Wat BMW cars came with that engine?
No production cars did... It was a race only motor.

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Old 09-21-2006, 10:44 AM   #11
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90lbs? I read 214lbs....
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Old 09-21-2006, 12:22 PM   #12
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^^^^^ Same here.
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Old 09-21-2006, 05:05 PM   #13
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Old 09-21-2006, 06:56 PM   #14
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so, if the S42 is a race motor, how do you get one?
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Old 09-22-2006, 10:00 AM   #15
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so, if the S42 is a race motor, how do you get one?
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