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      06-18-2007, 03:01 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
I was under the (false) impression that BMW MT typically loses about 15% of crank hp. This is far less and a far more efficient drive train than I (most of us?) previously thought. 7% is impressive.
I must say I am rather suspicious of this 7% figure, and would not believe it unless I saw it verified by other independent sources. 7% would be a mechanical marvel.