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      07-31-2011, 08:51 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by gr8one88 View Post
Turbo is always not good on a track turbo can be fun on the street it doesn't hold up under high temps and beating it hard it can't hold up as long. Also NA is more sensitive and more pure...but turbo BMWs have good torque linearly across the whole rpm range
Some turbos are great even on the track... I would be happy to have the 911 GT2 RS and its turbo . It can be done in a way that works well. However, it is hard to do well and there are definitely inherent compromises as you point out.
2018 340i | Mineral Gray | Current DD | C8 mid-engine Corvette to come next year
2016 M2 | Long Beach Blue | 6MT
2015 M4 | Austin Yellow | DCT
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2012 MB C63AMG | 2011 E92 M3 | 2010 E92 M3 | 1996 E36 M3 (track car)