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      01-09-2013, 11:42 PM   #1
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What to do with a 328xi

Yo guys I was wondering what to do with my 328xi, I have been trying to make it look nice but now I wanna make it a little quicker or get some headlights can I get some help choosing some mods to make it quicker
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      01-09-2013, 11:49 PM   #2
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Think you'll want to start by looking at this thread:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789500
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      01-10-2013, 05:57 AM   #3
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Forget making it quicker (by much anyway.)
Google Active Autowerk, get their flash tune. That's about as good as it gets.
Otherwise go the lighting and cosmetics road.
Trust me, I know
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Yo guys I was wondering what to do with my 328xi, I have been trying to make it look nice but now I wanna make it a little quicker or get some headlights can I get some help choosing some mods to make it quicker
Forget about making it quicker, spend your money on some nice wheels and go flat tires and ENJOY it!
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      01-10-2013, 07:02 AM   #5
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If you're looking into getting some headlights go for the OSS
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      01-10-2013, 02:11 PM   #6
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oss or lux angel eyes for the headlights. 3 stage intake manifold + AA tune for extra power (about 35hp/25tq)
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      01-11-2013, 03:17 PM   #7
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I am in the same boat with my 328xi- put the wheels on it now wondering which way to go.... Any pics of your e90?
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Trade it in for a 335xi. You will have HIDs and 300hp; problem solved.

Or you can do it the hard way
OEM HIDs headlights with install $1,300 to $1,800
AA or Eurocharged tune $700+ if you get the device to tune the car yourself and I highly suggest you go that route
Exhaust and intake are debatable but the route I went was
BMW performance exhaust: $1k-$1,200 (shop around)
Euro Intake box plus K&N filter: $400 + $50(about) for filter
Now to really take advantage of the tune you will need to install the 3 stage intake manifold and that will run you between $500-$1k.
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Forget making it quicker (by much anyway.)
Google Active Autowerk, get their flash tune. That's about as good as it gets.
Otherwise go the lighting and cosmetics road.
Trust me, I know
+1 same here...that's why I just made the move to a 335i. The xi compared to my previous BM's was sluggish and didn't drive like an ultimate driving machine. Your best bet is cosmetics, but I must say it is fun to smoke an M when it's snowing out.
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      02-23-2013, 11:23 AM   #10
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shift it manually and wind it out! much better throttle response and good power comes in around 4-6K. You will be suprised.
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