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      08-25-2012, 11:26 PM   #1673
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To mod or not?

What are your thoughts about modding a new 335is? I personally think the stock has plenty of power and boost, is it worth to add intake and other performance parts? If so, which ones are worth? Post away, thanks!
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      08-26-2012, 02:42 AM   #1674
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Been driving the 335is for a day, and I've already had two pothole explosions... How often does this happen to you guys? Any damage because of it?

If you didn't know, a pothole explosion is when your suspension bottoms out and it sounds like someone fired a shotgun in your car.
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Been driving the 335is for a day, and I've already had two pothole explosions... How often does this happen to you guys? Any damage because of it?

If you didn't know, a pothole explosion is when your suspension bottoms out and it sounds like someone fired a shotgun in your car.

Crazy explosion lol hey it happens and it has happen to me as well a few times but no weird noises or damage after it.



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      08-27-2012, 10:54 PM   #1676
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Anybody looked at/did the performance brake upgrade ( comes with performance rotors and red/yellow calipers) ? Also, did anybody try the calipers M decals?
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      08-28-2012, 06:56 AM   #1677
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Been driving the 335is for a day, and I've already had two pothole explosions... How often does this happen to you guys? Any damage because of it?

If you didn't know, a pothole explosion is when your suspension bottoms out and it sounds like someone fired a shotgun in your car.
$1,500, new strut on the front driver side because of a huge pothole explosion. Drive carefully or pay....
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      08-28-2012, 09:01 AM   #1678
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Looks good! Where did you get the wheels and tires?
David from EAS!!
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      08-29-2012, 12:31 AM   #1679
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      08-29-2012, 04:49 AM   #1680
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Mineral White is my favorite color. Car looks great Busta.
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      08-29-2012, 06:17 PM   #1681
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How is the over boost feature activated if you have 6 speed manual?
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      08-29-2012, 07:24 PM   #1682
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      08-30-2012, 10:59 AM   #1683
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I know that I've posted this video to death... but I'm trying to get the word out! (and there is some good 335is footage (driving/drive by/wheel angle)


Nice video, however i would have much rather listened to the exhaust over that god awful music.
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      08-30-2012, 11:40 AM   #1684
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Nice video, however i would have much rather listened to the exhaust over that god awful music.
Thanks. And, lol. It's danza kuduro from Fast Five. Definitely hit or miss depending on the audience. I tried editing in the sound, but there was so much wind you couldn't even hear anything (except the wind!). I was able to get the exhaust on the flyby at the beginning though since someone was holding the camera and not moving - so no wind blast.
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      08-30-2012, 11:43 AM   #1685
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Been driving the 335is for a day, and I've already had two pothole explosions... How often does this happen to you guys? Any damage because of it?

If you didn't know, a pothole explosion is when your suspension bottoms out and it sounds like someone fired a shotgun in your car.
try dodging the pothole next time
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      08-30-2012, 09:07 PM   #1686
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Anybody painted the calipers? If so, can you post pictures? I am thinking of painting them black.
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      08-31-2012, 05:03 PM   #1687
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List of mods that I currently have:

Modified front grille (OEM Gloss Gloss Surround with AutoTecknic Matte Black Center Slats)
AutoTecknic Dry Carbon Fiber Performance Spoiler (Rosemead, CA)
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Gloss Black roof wrap by Impressive Wrap (South El Monte, CA)







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      08-31-2012, 08:50 PM   #1688
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Soot/black dust on back of AW 335is

Does anyone else deal with this? After a relatively quick drive I get a fine black dust along the rear of the car (back bumper and back vertical surface of the trunk). Is it running rich? Do any of you other white 335is guys deal with this too?

(sorry for the distinct lack of pictures in this post, but this IS a handy thread for the quick question).
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      08-31-2012, 09:26 PM   #1689
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My 335is
Great mods, maybe less stickers would be cool, but still awesome nevertheless.

How did you do the matte black center slats? Also how come you didn't get the roof rails wrapped as well?
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      08-31-2012, 10:50 PM   #1690
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Great mods, maybe less stickers would be cool, but still awesome nevertheless.

How did you do the matte black center slats? Also how come you didn't get the roof rails wrapped as well?
What are the center slats? I cannot tell or notice
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      08-31-2012, 10:54 PM   #1691
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My 335is

List of mods that I currently have:

Modified front grille (OEM Gloss Gloss Surround with AutoTecknic Matte Black Center Slats)
AutoTecknic Dry Carbon Fiber Performance Spoiler (Rosemead, CA)
AutoTecknic Painted Reflectors (Rosemead, CA)
Injen Intake for N54
KW Variant 2 Coilovers
H&R Spacers (10MM front, 15MM rear)
JB4
AR Catless Downpipes
45% Marathon Renegade Series Tint by G5 Tint Shop (Alhambra, CA)
Weathertech All Season Floor Mats
Full LED Interior Lighting by E92-Lighting
Gloss Black roof wrap by Impressive Wrap (South El Monte, CA)







Paint the calipers black and put smoked side markers and turn signals , will look so much better
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      09-03-2012, 01:28 AM   #1692
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Went to visit my girlfriends parents in Palmdale. Snapped two iphone pics. Love my new lip!

so far:
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      09-05-2012, 12:47 AM   #1693
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New to the IS family! Got a couple Mods on the way

Its AMAZING this car lol



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      09-27-2012, 07:54 AM   #1694
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1st mod i did was a lsd which is worth it in my opinion.




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What are your thoughts about modding a new 335is? I personally think the stock has plenty of power and boost, is it worth to add intake and other performance parts? If so, which ones are worth? Post away, thanks!
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