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      12-03-2012, 05:48 PM   #1
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What's up guys so Christmas is finally rolling around and y'all know what that means! Mods so I have been trying to come up with a plan to get ahold of a used 3 stage manifold to drop in before I the stage 2 AA tune. So if anyone knows of where I could get my hands on one please let me know! I have been searching for one and the guys at the shop are keeping their eyes peel; brand new they are upwards of 2000 so that's a little out of my budget! I will try to get my car on a dyno after I Christmas to show the results.

Currently have a PE and getting either a eurobox or BMW performance intake hopefully followed by a manifold swap and to top it off a stage 2 AA tune!
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What exactly is a stage 3 manifold...And why are you doing this to a 328.
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I never realized how hard they were to come by : but I'm sure I will love the tune
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I never realized how hard they were to come by : but I'm sure I will love the tune
Do yourself a favor and grab the tune now. AA doesn't charge much if at all for retunes, and having it now is way worth it.
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Do yourself a favor and grab the tune now. AA doesn't charge much if at all for retunes, and having it now is way worth it.
I am getting the tune before Christmas once I figure out what intake I want to put it. Having trouble making a decision
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wait for the next "discount special" that AA will offer for the tune.

Save yourself some money lol. I'm pretty much ready for the tune, just waiting on the next special 20% off sale.

If you go used, I've seen some intake manifolds for as low as $400 w/ the parts needed for the retrofit. Try to get in touch with your local salvage yards.
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wait for the next "discount special" that AA will offer for the tune.

Save yourself some money lol.

If you go used, I've seen some intake manifolds for as low as $400 w/ the parts needed for the retrofit. Try to get in touch with your local salvage yards.
Thanks I appreciate the advice, I will look into that.
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What's up guys so Christmas is finally rolling around and y'all know what that means! Mods so I have been talking to my shop and we have come up with a plan to get ahold of a used 3 stage manifold to drop in before they give me the stage 2 AA tune. So if anyone knows of where I could get my hands on one please let me know! I have been searching for one and the guys at the shop are keeping their eyes peel; brand new they are upwards of 2000 so that's a little out of my budget! I will try to get my car on a dyno after I Christmas to show the results.

Currently have a PE and getting either a eurobox or BMW performance intake hopefully followed by a manifold swap and to top it off a stage 2 AA tune!

Special thanks to Neal at Oceanside motorsports for helping me!!!


They are trying to rip you off. I got mine around grand. http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538595

look for the parts online.
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What exactly is a stage 3 manifold...And why are you doing this to a 328.



Because we can't afford M3's, we compensate for lack of horsepower with other mods. Just search "three stage intake manifold," and you'll find lots.
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They are trying to rip you off. I got mine around grand. http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538595

look for the parts online.

so everything in your post is all you needed?
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Uhmmm you have the n51 right? The SULEV? If so, you already have it
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Uhmmm you have the n51 right? The SULEV? If so, you already have it
N51's already have it correct? Or at least that is what I have been led to believe.
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SULEV already have 3 stage intake manifold.
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N51's already have it correct? Or at least that is what I have been led to believe.


I always believed I had the N52? well now Im confused lol
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so everything in your post is all you needed?
Yes that's everything you need.
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I always believed I had the N52? well now Im confused lol
Put the last 7 digits of your vin number and let us know what engine you have
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Came in to suggest this.


Check first, you can even do a visual check and see if you have it.

If you do not, go to www.car-part.com and check for a used one. That is where I got mine from.
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this thread needs to be sticked. good info, questions and answers all in one thread instead of having to search around.
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Check first, you can even do a visual check and see if you have it.

If you do not, go to www.car-part.com and check for a used one. That is where I got mine from.
Alright I for sure check that out! Johnny how much ( if you mind me asking ) did you pay all in all for the manifold with install?
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