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Old 01-14-2011, 09:57 PM   #1
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i've seen a few video's and it seems the m3 can take a c55....stock vs stock i'd think the c55 would be faster....what's the answer?
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I personally destroyed a few e46 m3's with super sprint exhaust.other than that we were both stock. Never lost.
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stock for stock c55 wins=)
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I've killed both M3's and C55's in my C32
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I've killed both M3's and C55's in my C32
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How did you do that ? its just hard to believe your C32 can take C55 unless u modded ?

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I killed one with only code 3 pulley and k&n's
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I've killed both M3's and C55's in my C32
Is that right? You should try against mine
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What mods do you have
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Stock vs. stock in a drag race, I think it wold be driver skill. On the freeway, past 60, I think the C55 would pull. On a track, I think the BMW would win as it handles better.

Just my opinions!
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Stock vs. stock in a drag race, I think it wold be driver skill. On the freeway, past 60, I think the C55 would pull. On a track, I think the BMW would win as it handles better.

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believe it or not the c55 and e46 m3 got the same time on the nurburgring.
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believe it or not the c55 and e46 m3 got the same time on the nurburgring.
No, I believe it, I mean at the absolute limits, the cars will be really close, but with normal amateur people, an M3 will be easier to control thru the twisties.
Again, just my opinion.
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Is that right? You should try against mine
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I killed one with only code 3 pulley and k&n's
Only Code3 Pulley? It's not all it can be but that's far from stock.
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the C55s have 20 more hp and at least 20 lb ft of torque than we do stock. Either way I'd really kill one now with my jerry tune. lol.
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A C32's performance is dependant on amb. temperature. I've raced stock E46 M3's when it was 30+ degrees Celcius outside and very himid, 60kph roll to 160-170ish, lost very badly. Lost by a good 3-4 car lengths. I've also run an E46 M3 when it was around 20 degrees with almost no humidity. I beat the M3 by 1-1.5 car lengths. The C32 is very tempermental. The C55's performance is much more consistent since it's N/A. A C32 with moderate mods will smoke both cars no problem. Stock for stock, the C55 comes out on top.
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When I brat both cars it was well over 80 degrees fahrenheit. My friend has an M3 & he's never beat me. I even have a video beating him in the 1/4 mile.
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Lol. I meant beat. Damn swype text.
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Anyway easy and affordable modification is why I went with a C32 over a C55. Stock a C55 is faster but you'd have to allot more to beat me now.
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If I remember correctly, C55 will pull after 2 or 3rd gear...
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i wanted to race my friend's e46 m3 on the drag strip, but the orginization wouldn't allow different class cars (V8 and six cylinder) to race
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i wanted to race my friend's e46 m3 on the drag strip, but the orginization wouldn't allow different class cars (V8 and six cylinder) to race
just go to a test and tune night and race him
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just go to a test and tune night and race him
i'll try that, right after i take out his brother's jb4 335
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I had an E46 before I had my C55 and the C55 without question was faster in a straight line, I would guess at any speed in any scenario.
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A C32's performance is dependant on amb. temperature. I've raced stock E46 M3's when it was 30+ degrees Celcius outside and very himid, 60kph roll to 160-170ish, lost very badly. Lost by a good 3-4 car lengths. I've also run an E46 M3 when it was around 20 degrees with almost no humidity. I beat the M3 by 1-1.5 car lengths. The C32 is very tempermental. The C55's performance is much more consistent since it's N/A. A C32 with moderate mods will smoke both cars no problem. Stock for stock, the C55 comes out on top.
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Lol. I meant beat. Damn swype text.
glad i'm not the only one who at times dislikes swype lol

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i'll try that, right after i take out his brother's jb4 335
yah.....i know it's been said elsewhere, but you'll need to be s/c'ed to beat that. A JB3 335i picks up about 80whp over stock....and stock, 335is run mid-high 13s.

the most i have seen a N/A C55 pick up is 50-60ISH whp....headers, full true dual exhaust, intake, custom dyno tune, etc....and that was only running 12.7-12.8......JB3 (beta JB4) 335is are going to be quicker

fwiw, i saw a jb3 335i with downpipes put down 385 on the same dyno that i have put down consistently 350-355 and i run consistent 12.6s at about 112 (DA~3000)

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