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      09-27-2013, 07:12 AM   #72
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Originally Posted by Boss330 View Post
If so, BMW really has gone to town with retooling for the S55. They MUST have seen major benefits and possibly a long lifespan for the S55 engine
Clearly, but the fact that the S55 is only 3L still leaves me with doubts about the entire proposition. The time was ripe in about 1998 for giving themselves room to grow the cylinders. Now? We have turbocharging to increase effective displacement.

Maybe the S55 is larger than 3L. Maybe. But now we are throwing good logic after (possibly) bad.