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      06-29-2013, 01:51 PM   #1
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My 335d Journey

Had problems the first time, came here to get advice (great community) and returned to the shop today. One hour, a little plastic cutting, and my FMIC is now installed.

It really ended up being a VERY easy install once you get 3/4" of plastic out of the way!

Thanks again to everybody for the help/encouragement.

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I was expecting a grander journey lol. Nevertheless congrats on the progress.
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Sorry

Well, every journey begins somewhere...I'll add to it when I can!
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I was expecting a grander journey lol. Nevertheless congrats on the progress.
I too was misled...

OP, feel any difference with the new IC so far?
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was this the 335d specific wagner IC? The one where the website specifically says no cutting?
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Differences

I "feel" like the car is maybe a bit more crisp in acceleration...nit really quicker, hard to describe. Yes, 335d specific that says drop in. From going through the process, I actually think if you removed the entire nose, it would go in without cutting. The lip I cut off looks like it would have fit under the IC, but rotating the IC up into position just wasn't happening without.

I have not measured on a specific closed course, but the onboard computer shows a bit of LOSS in fuel economy, could be the lead foot though
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