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    Moving from an Evo to a BMW

    Hi, I'm thinking of getting a 2007ish 330 diesel tourer. I currently drive a 500bhp Evo7, but it's not a pleasant drive for any distance.

    I'm getting older/sensible-er and hooning around in my chav-waggon is getting tiresome, don't get me wrong, the performance is epic - but it just seams like such an effort every time I go out.

    One question.... Is the 3.0 Diesel easy to increase the torque? I have heard some BMW's have very good results with a re-map & wondered if this is one.

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    With the price of fuel as it is and diesel advantage dwindling just buy a 330 Petrol and don't worry about having to increase performance
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    Hello mate, welcome along to BFI. And you're getting rid of a 500bhp Evo for a diesel ?!? You're crazy

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    Quote Originally Posted by nads1978 View Post
    One question.... Is the 3.0 Diesel easy to increase the torque? I have heard some BMW's have very good results with a re-map & wondered if this is one.
    Yes a re-map will give you more... Test drive one first to see what you have to play with first... You'll miss the speed of the Evo...

    You could always get a 335d they have a fair amount of power... Test drive them both... Its the only way...

    I can say the E46 330i (Petrol) are ok... & really comfy!

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    Sounds like a 335 is the way forward then!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nads1978 View Post
    Sounds like a 335 is the way forward then!
    Be careful of 335i. They can come with a lot of problems. You'll be okay with 335d though

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    Quote Originally Posted by M3 tim View Post
    My evos sold tonight hopefully and I'll have a 535d sport by sat, you won't miss the evo, well I won't.
    You won't miss it because you have an M3 and a bike so can get your ya yas out elsewhere so not the same position
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