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      11-12-2011, 07:16 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by apecush View Post
You can't have your cake and eat it too. If you design something to take the abuse track driving will throw at it, there are going to be drawbacks somewhere. Parts running hotter will require looser clearances to accommodate thermal expansion, which contributes to less than ideal performance at lower temperatures. Not much the engineers can do about that.
Maybe the engineers at Porsche are more talented as they seem to have managed to do it
2018 340i | Mineral Gray | Current DD | C8 mid-engine Corvette to come next year
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2015 M4 | Austin Yellow | DCT
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2012 MB C63AMG | 2011 E92 M3 | 2010 E92 M3 | 1996 E36 M3 (track car)