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      02-05-2012, 11:13 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by redwinger View Post
This video makes me want to get rid of the manual 335 and get a new 328i auto. Once the tuners get into that motor it's going to be sick. Sub 5 seconds to 60 with killer gas mileage.
Why would you do that? Same tuners will have a tune for the 335 that will literally leave their own chipped 328 in the dust. And just because it's a 4-banger don't mean it will get killer gas mileage. The worst gas mileage I've ever experienced on any of my cars was on a modified 4-banger: try 8-10 mpg when driven hard. I have to drive like a granny to achieve 23-24 mpg on my stock '12 GTI, and this is one of the most efficient turbocharged engines out there.