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      07-09-2012, 11:51 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by tibra1 View Post
You own an N54..have you tuned it? Have you tracked it? Do you know how hot the oil temps get?

If so you would re-think this statement since you saw fit to quote me

Im the biggest fan of the engine..but it has its limitations and yes it is NOT a track ready engine without serious cooling solutions.//
I track my leased 2010 BMW 335i w/ the N54 motor> My oil temps have never exceeded 250. This is tracking at 100 degrees in the SoCal deserts. 18-19 psi of boost, meth, dps and dci. Pulled on a 669 HP tuned CLS and a 580 HP M6 on the back straights of Big Willow. I have an LSD, coils and tires. ZERO other mods.

Lease is coming due and I would have purchased a 1M had they been available (would have gone with the Vishnu single turbo @ near 700 HP for $6,750!!) but no luck so I went with the M3.
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