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      08-18-2011, 02:20 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by AW128i View Post
since you can feel the manifold changeover points (3,000 and 5,000 RPM, I think), it's placebo.
That's really interesting to learn - I hated this about my e46 330i which I believe has a 2 stage manifold. It always felt like the car was really sluggish until it switched over, then it'd have a very faint 'hiccup' then pull strongly. The n52 with single stage is nice and smooth the whole way up.
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