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Can you turbo an E46 M3?

Can you turbo an E46 M3?

Yes. You can slap turbos and supercharges on virtually any engine. I for you one have turboed my e46. Turbo becomes part of the exhaust.

Can you tune an E46 M3?

BMW E46 M3 ENGINE TUNING With 338bhp as standard these cars are no slouches, but even with N/A tuning and a standard bottom end, around 400bhp can be achieved, although costs are relatively high.

Does the M3 have a turbo?

As with the new M4 coupe, the M3 sedan features a twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-six. The normal version sends 473 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels. A six-speed manual is the only transmission offered.

What engine does the BMW M3 E46 have?

E46 generation (2000–2006)

BMW M3 (E46)
Engine 3.2 L S54B32 I6 4.0 L P60B40 V8 (GTR only)
Transmission 6-speed manual 6-speed SMG-II
Wheelbase 2,720 mm (107 in)

Will the E46 become a classic?

Registered. No the E46 will not BECOME a classic in the FUTURE. It already is a classic and has been for some time.

Is E46 M3 collectible?

The BMW E46 M3 is quickly becoming a sought-after collectible, and looking back at what this model offered, it’s easy to see why! Though it may not be among the most important cars in BMW’s history, the E46 M3 still remains one of the coolest M3s ever made.

How can I get more power from my E46 M3?

To boost power, the plastic airbox can be replaced with the S54B32HP carbon fiber airbox that came on the E46 M3 CSL. The CSL style airbox eliminates the MAF sensor, so it also requires special MAF-less tuning often called “Alpha-N”. An air box like this could net another 15-20 WHP.

What is an alpha n tune?

Alpha-N is a hidden tuning feature of the stock M3’s MSS54 engine computer. Alpha-N is a tuning strategy that makes the file unique to that car and its modifications. The car must be tuned on the dyno to dial in your engine and get the most horsepower and torque.

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Ruth Doyle