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      01-01-2009, 07:32 PM   #1
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Turbocharging the M3?

To the techs and mechanics who actually know the M3 engine/bay well, will a proper turbocharger system even fit? If it does, what would be the biggest challenges/obstacles to make it work? Best guess when something might be available ..

Btw..just got spanked by a FI'd S2000
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theres always going to be someone faster..no matter what

but i'd look at the supercharger AA is realeasing..like 3 threads down
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      01-01-2009, 09:03 PM   #3
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theres always going to be someone faster..no matter what

but i'd look at the supercharger AA is realeasing..like 3 threads down
Yeah I constantly look at that thread. Can't wait to see those cars in action!
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turbocharging the e9x is going to be big $$$ and take a lot of time to develop
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I've been doing a lot of researching and have taken my car apart many time on a lift trying to figure out where placement of 2 turbos would be. The space available to place 2 turbos in the traditional location is possible but only with extremly small turbos and there is no space for equal-lengthular(I thnk that's how you spell it) exhaust manifold; it would have to be a log style manifold (not the best). A properly sized single rear mount turbo would be the best all around option. I've got something in the works so keep your eye's open.
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I've been doing a lot of researching and have taken my car apart many time on a lift trying to figure out where placement of 2 turbos would be. The space available to place 2 turbos in the traditional location is possible but only with extremly small turbos and there is no space for equal-lengthular(I thnk that's how you spell it) exhaust manifold; it would have to be a log style manifold (not the best). A properly sized single rear mount turbo would be the best all around option. I've got something in the works so keep your eye's open.
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      01-02-2009, 01:51 AM   #8
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Check out Active Autowerks they have a SC in the works for the E9x M3
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