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Old 03-31-2007, 08:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Individual throttle body kit for s52 engine???

I've heard something about this mod and was wondering if anyone has done it or knows if it is worth it. i hear it's a great way to up the hp w/ out forced induction but i'd like to hear some pro's and con's from the experts. thanx guys...
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Old 04-01-2007, 01:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Never heard of it, but it sound like a good thing to look into.
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BMP design Has one. I just don't know any one that has ever done it. I'm sure it would be good for around 15-30 hp?
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I think cams with software, and an M50 manifold would be a better performance investment.
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i say do ITBs if you plan on running some gnarly cams or boost...otherwise M50 mani swap is best bet
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Meh, I dont see that great of an advantage of having ITB's with boost. If you're looking for throttle response then thats what they are for.
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lol ^ spoken like someone who has never driven an ITB converted car with boost

must i repost, jezus, NV M50B25 with ITBs and boost ->Video - Sweden, Pitea. BMW 325 M50 Turbo

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wish that guy would lockup more instead of keeping his foot on the throttle... i wanted to see how fast the car could go... not how much tires he could waste...
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hes making over 500whp in an E30...traction is kinda difficult...but he tops it at 150 in the vid...

BTW he does lockup around 60, most of his runs were above 60mph anyway...what more do you want?

Specs per cars owners post "The engine is only restored with bearings, pistonrings and oilpump. Cylinder head is ported, intake cam instead of exhaust cam, VEMS fuel and ignition system, MSD DIS 4. 1.7 bars / 24 psi in turbo boost."

"Hello! No that's Kilometers an hour. 240 km/h is about 150mph.
I have dr iven 260km/h 163mph on a GPS and it had more to give. I had very bad tires "
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