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      12-19-2012, 11:07 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by bradleyland View Post
I don't mean to be argumentative, but has that been confirmed either by a tear down or by BMW? There is also a fair amount of controversy over whether the N54 had a forged crank versus the non-forged part in the N55.

I ask only to be informed, not because I think I'm right. I also added a note to my post so that someone won't read that "vanilla N55" comment and come away with the impression that it is factual.
This was stated by the head of development at the launch in Munich. It is factual- I was there and have one on order.
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