If you're an OBD-II then you will make a horsepower gain, but lose low end torque. The OBD-II M3 manifold has shorter plenums to improve low end torque, but at the cost of high end horsepower. the best option is to simply switch to an S50 manifold (your engine is an S52) because I doubt the turner manifold makes much more power than that.
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I put the Schrick Intake Manifold about 6 or so months ago.. and to tell you the truth... I didnt lose all that much low end torque.... I still pull through first and second.... the M never had a problem with that any ways.... I did notice a jump in performance from around 50-75mph...
To tell you the truth.. I think it just moved my power band up maybe at the most 250-500rmps...
Well, obviously I'd like a high-end gain, but not if it means sacraficing low end torque. These cars don't have enough low end power as it is. Is the m50 intake manifold just the one used on the e36 m3 or what?
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