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      09-20-2011, 03:57 PM   #89
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i just asked my dealer regarding AM tunes on top of this PPK and he assure me the software upgrade is alsogoing to be blocking some of the well known modifications (not stating the names since i dont want to damage any vendors reputation)... this worries me a bit...
Pure speculation on his part...

If BMW wanted to actually block tunes, they wouldn't do it through a software upgrade that 99% of tune users aren't going to get.
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      09-20-2011, 07:42 PM   #90
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i went to dealer today to get price for this parts.
they had no idea wht it is.
any idea?
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      09-20-2011, 07:54 PM   #91
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Got an email back from my internet sales mgr at New Century in Alhambra, for version 1, labor is $232, so the total is $883 including parts, labor and tax...
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Got an email back from my internet sales mgr at New Century in Alhambra, for version 1, labor is $232, so the total is $883 including parts, labor and tax...
yikes, so their labor rate is $310 an hour based on 45 minutes for the install. wow, more than some lawyers and accountants. good gig for them.
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      09-20-2011, 08:13 PM   #93
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I am hoping for additional discount since I got the car from them...We'll see...
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      09-20-2011, 08:28 PM   #94
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I have been e-mailing the internet sales guy at Irvine BMW and he has no clue what this is. I even sent him links to the original press release back in August, now this with the part numbers and hes still clueless. Frustrating. Time to change dealerships yet again though they keep getting farther and farther from home O__o
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      09-20-2011, 08:39 PM   #95
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Tisher offers it for $575 shipped... Posted in the vendor sales section
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Tisher offers it for $575 shipped... Posted in the vendor sales section
Yea, I thought about using them, but how do you deal with your dealer since they would be essentially providing the flash, wouldn't they? just say hey, i bought it from BMW and now you have to flash it at the labor cost?

edit- my local dealer is offering 15% off performance parts through 9/30/11, so even after tax, that's cheaper than Tischer. South Bay BMW for those wondering. Don't know their labor rate though.
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$600 for 20 crank hp? Plus install? . I don't know, seems pricey
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      09-20-2011, 10:15 PM   #98
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My dealership quoted me at $715 for labor ONLY for the power kit version 1!!! I asked him twice just to be sure that he meant labor only. They are insane!!
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I got a 45 minute install quote of $130. my dealer wouldn't move on the $599 price. glad to know south bay is doing 15% off.
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I think most of these dealers aren't realizing the difference between the new stage 1 and what was the original stage 2
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      09-20-2011, 11:00 PM   #101
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Southbay treated me well on a service recently. I believe the hourly rate is $175
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      09-20-2011, 11:02 PM   #103
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My dealership quoted me at $715 for labor ONLY for the power kit version 1!!! I asked him twice just to be sure that he meant labor only. They are insane!!
DUDE, just inform them it is 1 hour of labor. Do they charge $715 for 1 hour of labor?

People who work at BMW/car dealerships are MORONS. You need to learn them, it's not that hard.
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      09-21-2011, 12:15 AM   #104
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Can this be done on the E92's?
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      09-21-2011, 07:18 AM   #105
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Has anyone gotten confirmation yet as to wether or not this can be installed on a non sport model 335?
My local dealer is still only quoting the original Stage 2 Kit (at $2400 + install).
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DUDE, just inform them it is 1 hour of labor. Do they charge $715 for 1 hour of labor?

People who work at BMW/car dealerships are MORONS. You need to learn them, it's not that hard.
He mentioned that they had installed version 2 on a 135i a couple of weeks ago and it took them 16 hours and cost the 135i owner more than $2k. I told him that I wanted version 1 and he didn't seem to know what I was talking about and said that he assumed it would be about half the labor time. I told him that he didn't sound too sure about it and I asked him to look into it and call me back. A couple of hours later he did with the quote of $715.

I'll do like you said and talk to him again. I may get this done if they charge around $150 for labor.
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I contacted BMW of Albany (Georgia) yesterday via email for a quote for installation on my 2009 335i. The parts manager responded this morning by saying 10 % off of parts and labor with my BMW CCA discount. He also said that i would be charge for 3 hours of labor but that it can take anywhere from 1.5 hours to 4 hours "depending on circumstances" (He didn't give me an actual number and I don't know what their labor rate is).

I feel like this is way off and that they are confusing the software only install with the hardware / software install and I have emailed him for clarification.
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      09-21-2011, 09:58 AM   #108
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I contacted BMW of Albany (Georgia) yesterday via email for a quote for installation on my 2009 335i. The parts manager responded this morning by saying 10 % off of parts and labor with my BMW CCA discount. He also said that i would be charge for 3 hours of labor but that it can take anywhere from 1.5 hours to 4 hours "depending on circumstances" (He didn't give me an actual number and I don't know what their labor rate is).

I feel like this is way off and that they are confusing the software only install with the hardware / software install and I have emailed him for clarification.
I believe the reason that so many people are getting the run around on Labour quotes is due to the fact that the dealers cannot guarantee an exact amount of time up front for the flash. I spoke with my SA yesterday, and he assured me that if the car was fully up to date in terms of software/firmware updates (for all the installed modules in the car), then this update goes on very quickly without issues, 45mins typically.

The problem is that most people's cars are not fully up to date, and then this procedure takes much longer to perform and can even fail if a module which is out of date does not accept the software flash successfully the first time around and then requires a 2nd go at it.
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      09-21-2011, 01:59 PM   #109
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I paid $1,500 + install (8.5 hours) for hardware and software ppk 2 months ago . I'm glad I got it installed, but in retrospect it was a very poor financial decision . Preparing flame suit...
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      09-21-2011, 02:32 PM   #110
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I had the complete kit installed beginning of June. It took them around 10 hours.
The software part alone was more than 3 hours. Whoever says 45 minutes has no idea.
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