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Try is the key word here. That's all it will be.
Yup. I was careful with my choice of words ?. Does he think it will just drop in with no issues? I have to say I didnt bother with watching it all to see if he had a plan.
 

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7XX was claimed, not seen. I asked them what kind of setup they were running and what kind of dyno they made that power on and they have been putting out nothing but crickets since
This engine has been out since 2015. Do you think there would be a race to 1,000hp if it wasn't put into the new "SUPRA" ? I highly doubt it.

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This is hardly a surprise given how unreliable newer BMWs are and the fact everyone leases them.
It would take a real nut to void their precious BMW warranty by attempting anything more than bolt-ons.

It's gonna take a couple more years before we start seeing these motors with internal mods or larger frame turbos rolling around.

Whether or not the stock motor can handle 700+ is irrelevant. 1 in 100 B58 owners are going to attempt it, again because IT'S A BMW
 

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Whether or not the stock motor can handle 700+ is irrelevant. 1 in 100 B58 owners are going to attempt it, again because IT'S A BMW
It's going to be way fewer than 1 in 100 cars. It has nothing to do with it being a BMW. Most buyers of new cars, simply don't modify their cars (other than simple or cosmetic mods). Most are happy with the car as it performs in stock form. Warranty concerns will deter a lot of people from making modifications that might invalidate coverage. We are talking about the average new car buyer here and the fact is; Supra Forums members are not very representative of the general car buying public. Most buyers are happy just to have a fancy, shiny new car in the driveway and are unlikely to even come close to exploring its stock capabilities. Just for comparison: I doubt there are many original owners of the MKIV who made significant engine, turbine or suspension upgrades during the warranty period. Even now there are many MKIV's out there that are either stock or have only basic (BPU) modifications and thats after 20-25 years and in a lot of cases multiple owners. There are lots of reasons why very few people will modify the Supra's B58 to put out 700+ HP (warranty, cost of mods, reliability, happy with current power, downtime, drivability, etc.), it being a BMW is likely well down that list. Even if it were manufactured by Toyota, they'd still be unlikely to modify it, for all of the reasons listed above. What percentage of Mustang's, Porsche's, Vette's, etc. that are still under warranty do you think have undergone major engine, turbine or suspension modifications?
 

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It's going to be way fewer than 1 in 100 cars. It has nothing to do with it being a BMW. Most buyers of new cars, simply don't modify their cars (other than simple or cosmetic mods). Most are happy with the car as it performs in stock form. Warranty concerns will deter a lot of people from making modifications that might invalidate coverage. We are talking about the average new car buyer here and the fact is; Supra Forums members are not very representative of the general car buying public. Most buyers are happy just to have a fancy, shiny new car in the driveway and are unlikely to even come close to exploring its stock capabilities. Just for comparison: I doubt there are many original owners of the MKIV who made significant engine, turbine or suspension upgrades during the warranty period. Even now there are many MKIV's out there that are either stock or have only basic (BPU) modifications and thats after 20-25 years and in a lot of cases multiple owners. There are lots of reasons why very few people will modify the Supra's B58 to put out 700+ HP (warranty, cost of mods, reliability, happy with current power, downtime, drivability, etc.), it being a BMW is likely well down that list. Even if it were manufactured by Toyota, they'd still be unlikely to modify it, for all of the reasons listed above. What percentage of Mustang's, Porsche's, Vette's, etc. that are still under warranty do you think have undergone major engine, turbine or suspension modifications?
I agree with most of your points. However I do think it being a BMW does mean it's less likely it will be modified.
In my experience, here in TX (arguably regarded as the HP capital of the US) I see many new highly modified cars at every weekly late night meet. A large percentage are new domestics. A smaller percentage are newer imports, and all the way at the bottom of the list there's a few BMWs. Mind you (nearly)all the BMWs i've seen at these "high horsepower meets" have just bolt-ons with stock frame turbos. I think this is largely because of the reasons I stated above.

But again, this is just my anecdotal xp.
 

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I agree with most of your points. However I do think it being a BMW does mean it's less likely it will be modified.
In my experience, here in TX (arguably regarded as the HP capital of the US) I see many new highly modified cars at every weekly late night meet. A large percentage are new domestics. A smaller percentage are newer imports, and all the way at the bottom of the list there's a few BMWs. Mind you (nearly)all the BMWs i've seen at these "high horsepower meets" have just bolt-ons with stock frame turbos. I think this is largely because of the reasons I stated above.

But again, this is just my anecdotal xp.
I lived in Houston for many years and bought my MKIV there in 1994 (Don McGill Toyota) , so I’m aware that there are lots of high hp cars there. Still, I stand by my contention that most are well beyond the warranty period before being modified and very few are 700 hp+.
 

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It will have a better chance hitting it on a engine dyno that on a chassis dyno. I still feel firm that this is just another mustang 2 type car that dies quick and was just a oops by ford when u try to leave the beaten path for some BS
 

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Another automotive vlogger with a Supra got his tuned.
Some decent information and insight can be found after you get through the annoying parts, especially if you're serious about getting the tune.

 

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That's the 'quality' of content we get these days from publications which is largely for short lived clicks. Whatever happened to quality content.
 

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The B58 just received an award and i'm not exactly surprised have seen basically everything someone can since launch...

BMW 382 hp B58 TwinPower Turbo 3.0-Liter Inline Six-Cylinder Engine Named 2020 Wards 10 Best Engine and Powertrain Award Winner.
17.01.2020 Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Jan. 17, 2020…Today, BMW is proud to be named one of WardsAuto’s 2020 10 Best Engines and Powertrains Award winners for the 382 hp B58 TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter Inline six-cylinder tuned by BMW M powering the 2020 BMW M340i Sedan, Z4 M40i Roadster and the X3 M40i and X4 M40i Sports Activity Vehicles. The latest iteration of BMW’s iconic six-cylinder inline engine produces 382 hp @ 5,800 – 6,500 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque at 1,800 – 5,000 rpm. Performance and efficiency are not mutually exclusive as this six-cylinder version of BMW’s modular family of engines allows the M340i xDrive Sedan to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds while still returning 30 mpg highway.
  • 2nd consecutive Wards 10 Best Engine award for BMW B58 3.0-liter engine.
  • 10th Wards 10 Best Engine award for BMW Turbo 3.0 liter inline 6-cylinder.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Jan. 17, 2020…Today, BMW is proud to be named one of WardsAuto’s 2020 10 Best Engines and Powertrains Award winners for the 382 hp B58 TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter Inline six-cylinder tuned by BMW M powering the 2020 BMW M340i Sedan, Z4 M40i Roadster and the X3 M40i and X4 M40i Sports Activity Vehicles. The latest iteration of BMW’s iconic six-cylinder inline engine produces 382 hp @ 5,800 – 6,500 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque at 1,800 – 5,000 rpm. Performance and efficiency are not mutually exclusive as this six-cylinder version of BMW’s modular family of engines allows the M340i xDrive Sedan to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds while still returning 30 mpg highway.

This updated award winning 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine features an aluminum crankcase and cylinder head. A new single Twin-scroll turbocharger with an integral, compact, steel exhaust manifold and impellers that weight approximately 25% less than those of preceding models, builds boost pressure more rapidly. Fuel is supplied by means of new High Precision Injection technology which allows injection pressures up to 5,076 psi. The current version of M TwinPower Turbo technology also features VALVETRONIC fully variable valve control and Double VANOS variable camshaft control.

Accepting the award on behalf of everyone at BMW who has worked tirelessly and passionately to bring the new engine to production was Ralph Mahler, Head of Product Planning and Strategy for BMW of North America. “The inline six-cylinder engine has been the heart and soul of the Ultimate Driving Machine for over eighty years.” said Mahler. “Every new updated version continues to improve the engine’s refinement, smoothness, power delivery and efficiency; all traits which are valued by our customers today and without doubt for many more years to come. We are extremely grateful and thankful for this recognition by the WardsAutos jurors.”

BMW’s inline six-cylinder passenger car engine history began 87 years ago with a 1.2 liter 30 hp version powering the BMW 303 sedan. Today, as one of the most versatile engines in the modern BMW lineup, the 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine configuration can be found powering vehicles from almost every BMW model line, with versions from 335 hp up to 503 hp.

“We tested this B58 inline six-cylinder turbo a year ago in the larger X5 and it won, with 335 hp.” said Tom Murphy, WardsAuto Managing Editor. “Now, just a year later, it comes to us in the all-new 3-Series, which is quite a bit lighter, with an extra 47 hp. The B58 was great then – it’s even better now. Stretching its legs, the M340i exhibits a glorious, throaty exhaust note, especially when cycling through gears with paddle shifters. This engine is remarkably flexible, great for daily driving and thrilling under a heavy foot.”
 

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BMW sponsors Wardsauto, not a stretch.
 
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