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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by radasaurus Click here to enlarge
    I think 8500 would be, in the best case scenario, pushing your luck. It could hold up drag/highway racing, but I think on a road course you'd have issues. The Procar m88 engines revved to 9000rpm but
    they were rebuilt after every race. If I built one of these engines, I'd probably keep it under 7.5k for peace of mind. Possibly blowing a ~$10,000 engine for a few extra rpms doesn't seem worth the risk to me. Then again, maybe the available aftermarket balancer works wonders and would soak up 8500 rpm easily.

    I do not know for sure, but I think the s14's stock valvetrain is what limits its rpm potential, which is why BMW kept the red line at 7000. Upgrade the valvetrain you're good to go; the s14's crank is much shorter being a 4 cyl so it doesn't experience the same issues with vibration.
    Ok i respect you. 8500 rpm is not 10k rpm though but the point is bmw was conservative.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Tom S85B58 Click here to enlarge
    Who hit 720? Is there a dyno?
    It was in Germany http://www.nowack-motors.de/BMW-M-Mo...-58-708PS.html
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by radasaurus Click here to enlarge
    I think 8500 would be, in the best case scenario, pushing your luck. It could hold up drag/highway racing, but I think on a road course you'd have issues. The Procar m88 engines revved to 9000rpm but
    they were rebuilt after every race. If I built one of these engines, I'd probably keep it under 7.5k for peace of mind. Possibly blowing a ~$10,000 engine for a few extra rpms doesn't seem worth the risk to me. Then again, maybe the available aftermarket balancer works wonders and would soak up 8500 rpm easily.

    I do not know for sure, but I think the s14's stock valvetrain is what limits its rpm potential, which is why BMW kept the red line at 7000. Upgrade the valvetrain you're good to go; the s14's crank is much shorter being a 4 cyl so it doesn't experience the same issues with vibration.

    Correct Bmw had the s14 revs going well over 10k rpms in the e30 m3 racing hay day. I would love to own a e30 m3 turbo with a gtx3076 reving to say 8500rpms. See if it can give those evo's a run for the money. Maybe even a hta3586 with e85. Hrrmmi or or or the OP goes turbo, and keeps it a 3.6 with a gt4088-gt4094 with proper internals reving to 7800rpms. A raping powerband, and a sound that God himself would love. 4inch exhaust with a 4 inch cutout. Instant tq
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by GG///M3 Click here to enlarge
    Correct Bmw had the s14 revs going well over 10k rpms in the e30 m3 racing hay day. I would love to own a e30 m3 turbo with a gtx3076 reving to say 8500rpms. See if it can give those evo's a run for the money. Maybe even a hta3586 with e85. Hrrmmi or or or the OP goes turbo, and keeps it a 3.6 with a gt4088-gt4094 with proper internals reving to 7800rpms. A raping powerband, and a sound that God himself would love. 4inch exhaust with a 4 inch cutout. Instant tq
    My friends Joakim from Jakan Racing, i belive 8.21sec was the best time he did and 270km/h, 1100kgs on the line race ready.
    He revved close to 9k with his 2,3L S14 , 900-1000Hp´..pretty nice


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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JAWS Motorsport Click here to enlarge
    My friends Joakim from Jakan Racing, i belive 8.21sec was the best time he did and 270km/h, 1100kgs on the line race ready.
    He revved close to 9k with his 2,3L S14 , 900-1000Hp´..pretty nice

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JAWS Motorsport Click here to enlarge
    My friends Joakim from Jakan Racing, i belive 8.21sec was the best time he did and 270km/h, 1100kgs on the line race ready.
    He revved close to 9k with his 2,3L S14 , 900-1000Hp´..pretty nice
    Woah!!! That is absolutely insane.....

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JAWS Motorsport Click here to enlarge
    My friends Joakim from Jakan Racing, i belive 8.21sec was the best time he did and 270km/h, 1100kgs on the line race ready.
    He revved close to 9k with his 2,3L S14 , 900-1000Hp´..pretty nice

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9sDt-rh20c
    A thousand HP from an S14?

    That car eats babies covered in Tabasco.

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    What's up with the these awesome cars coming from Sweden? I think it's the air you guys have, it has some sort of drugs in it.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
    What's up with the these awesome cars coming from Sweden? I think it's the air you guys have, it has some sort of drugs in it.
    The baddest BMW's in the world all seem to be from Sweden.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    The baddest BMW's in the world all seem to be from Sweden.
    Yes, and they are all old school stuff mostly.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by GG///M3 Click here to enlarge
    Yes, and they are all old school stuff mostly.
    Well of course BMW's are sort of their supras.

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