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      03-27-2020, 12:24 PM   #1
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(F30 340i w/ BM3 Stg 1) vs (M340i) vs (M3)

Anyone with a 340i running a stage 1 93 octane BM3 tune go up against a stock M340i or M3?

Not trying to start a war, but just curious what would be faster.
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F80 M3 is too well equipped.
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On a track or road course, you will still get destroyed by an M3.
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      03-28-2020, 01:31 PM   #4
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I'm talking about a straight line, like from a traffic light or on the highway doing a pull.

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On a track or road course, you will still get destroyed by an M3.
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I'm talking about a straight line, like from a traffic light or on the highway doing a pull.
That sounds boring.
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Depends on the driver honestly. That said from a suspension and drivetrain perspective the m3 is vastly superior. Even the e90 M3 should destroy a heavily modified F30 335i/340i in autocross or on the track.
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I'm talking about a straight line, like from a traffic light or on the highway doing a pull.
Still M3.
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Ive autoxed against several e92 M3s and even when they are stock they are incredibly hard to beat. To be competitive, my suspension will need to be rebuilt/revalved to the tune of 5-6k and im already suspensioned.

If e92 M3 has its suspension modified, the car moves into a league of its own.

The F80 M3 has too many goodies for the 335/340 to keep up...
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I actually saw a 340i beat the new M5 from a dig. Blew my mind. The guys page on IG is 1stockf30
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