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Old 07-03-2020, 03:04 PM   #991
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Lemons isnít that slow at the top end of Group B, and Group A can be very fast.
Well, I was driving a gutted VW Cabrio with an aftermarket suspension and sticky tires, but at best it was stock NC Miata-fast.
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Well, I was driving a gutted VW Cabrio with an aftermarket suspension and sticky tires, but at best it was stock NC Miata-fast.
The #Obamaexpress Volvo 850, owned by a Volvo part fabricator drove pretty well.
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It's not cheating if you own two CNC mills!
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Yes, the flip flop joke cam was unfortunate, but I looked through about half a dozen videos before I found a good video of a not crazily modified BMW with telemetry and a good driver.

Clay does love him some flip flops.

It's a really good demonstration of how well a mildly modified BMW will do high speed transitions. I think that the top of the uphill esses is where the speed delta between the Senna and the BMW was closest around the parts of the track that they ran. SpecE46 allows for coilovers, sways, a diff, and weight reduction. There's a spec tune, but it comes with a low rev limit and is more oriented around turning off error codes, because the M54B30 blows up if you rev it above 6500ish in track use. The rest of what's allowed is durability and safety oriented. They aren't even allowed monoball RTABs.

Donít you miss out on a lot of the s54 power output if you stop the engine at 6500rpms?
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Donít you miss out on a lot of the s54 power output if you stop the engine at 6500rpms?
M54 - the 330i engine. SpecE46 uses a non-M chassis.

The S54 will rev pretty well. There are enough folks running daily to 9k that I plan to do that when I put mine in the E30 M3. I’d probably not run that above 3rd gear, mind you.
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