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      12-24-2012, 12:15 PM   #10
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Drives: 1988 M3 gone .. 1M HERE!!
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Dallas, Tx

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Originally Posted by urbanstorm View Post

<snip> it appears the stock numbers significantly differ from the numbers provided by BMW.

I'm wondering if anyone knows why? It consistently shows up that the 1M should have 335/340HP depending on where you read it, but some members are doing stock runs pulling near to 380HP.

Could this be a low number given by BMW, or a difference in the types and calibrations of dyno machines. I'd love to have my stock stripper dyno'ed, but I don't know of any close by.

It's winter here and my M is covered up in the garage until spring, so I find myself over anaylizing.


Originally Posted by Ian///M View Post
BMW under spec'd the 1M. Rear wheel is what they say is at the crank.

no cause for concern here, Robert..

you get more than you paid for.. and Cheaper insurance rates to boot. What's not to like?
Lone Star BMW CCA Chapter president, Chief Driving Instructor