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Old 08-20-2012, 09:32 AM   #86551
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Old 08-20-2012, 09:36 AM   #86552
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I'm a noob with e36s, do 325s and 328s have the same engine?
nope, one has 2.8 one has 2.5

they have identical power numbers though because stricter emissions and stuff on the later e36's
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So which is the better motor to have? the 328 because once you remove emissions stuffs?
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Old 08-20-2012, 09:41 AM   #86554
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Kyle go look at that 328 by your house.. since your closer. Tell me if it's even worth looking at based on exterior and interior condition (just a quick once over will do) Many thanks
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klod.

http://www.motoiq.com/magazine_artic...trackaroo.aspx

that's the one i'll be getting.

then we can either all buy our own or go in on a license for this (after using the free version for a while)

http://www.racerender.com/RR2/Features.html
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So which is the better motor to have? the 328 because once you remove emissions stuffs?
its basically a wash for auto-x

the older 325's are 100-200# lighter but the 328's make a little more torque (not a ton more like say the difference between a d20/d23)

so it really comes down to what you can find local/cheaply and without a sunroof (saves 50lbs)

in Stock class there would be no preference.
in STX you'd see a slight bump in power due to being able to put in a header/exhaust/tune on the 328i.
in DSP you'd want a 325 shell with a 328 motor and 325 intake manifold, custom exhaust and obd1 325 ecu.


at least those seem to be the hot setups at nationals but anything can be competitive locally.
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:23 AM   #86557
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p.s.

Sean just texted me. He just picked up hoosier rains so we'll have dedicated tires if it gets wet.

also Aku:
Gas (if we drove the racecar to nationals) round trip: $220
Hotel for 2 nights: $160
Food: $100
Entry Fee: $150

means next year we can go to nationals for $450 each.
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p.s.

Sean just texted me. He just picked up hoosier rains so we'll have dedicated tires if it gets wet.

also Aku:
Gas (if we drove the racecar to nationals) round trip: $220
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means next year we can go to nationals for $450 each.
In.

Would assume (if you still have it) the BMW prepped for DS yes?
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Would assume (if you still have it) the BMW prepped for DS yes?
Thats my thought.

hoosiers are so damn expensive though!

$1250 for a set of 4


V710's are $1200 for a set of 4.......double the life, half the speed


Also tires on the grape were corded (hoosiers are usually considered "dead" by the time they have half tread left)
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