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      02-09-2014, 06:15 AM   #1
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Question Cheapest way to tune 325i 3L N53 to 330i 272hp/320nm?

I've found a company that sells a complete kit with software for 1300 GBP.

272hp/320nm kit - http://mosselmanturbo.com/remapping-...25i-e90-218hp/

Is there any other that have the same solution for less?

I'm asking because I change cars every 6 months and I know I wont be getting my money back so I'm trying to save as much as possible.

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Find a 3-stage intake manifold used, (300-400) and get the OFT from Vishnu. (400) and there you have it for 800. Same as the link you provided.
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Change cars in 6 months???
Why bother?
It would break my heart to give up my car 6 months after doing a mod like my 3 stage...
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Find a 3-stage intake manifold used, (300-400) and get the OFT from Vishnu. (400) and there you have it for 800. Same as the link you provided

^^^^ Agreed ^^^^

I already have the 3-Stage manifold on my 09' E92 with N51 OEM + added Euro airbox with K&N + added BMW Performance Exhaust + added Vishnu OFT Tune

If your car doesn't already have the 3 stage, there's a brand new/never used 3-stage manifold FS in the classifieds right now for $500 - you aren't gonna beat that deal for new...

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=944416


Vishnu OFT Tune for N51/N52/N53/N54 info found here:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=873667
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Nevermind on that 3-stage manifold FS post - it's already SOLD - didn't last long @ that price...
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I'd get the evolve tune, as they have the most experience tuning the N53.

Check out this thread http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778456
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The 3L N53 powered 325i already has a 3 stage intake manifold. I'd get the evolve tune, as they have the most experience tuning the N53.

Check out this thread http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778456
This is not correct. I own an N53 325i and had to swap the intake manifold, cause there weren't the 3 stage one build in.
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The 3L N53 powered 325i already has a 3 stage intake manifold. I'd get the evolve tune, as they have the most experience tuning the N53.

Check out this thread http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778456
Is this true? My 325i is made 2010.04.23.

Can I see if I have the right intake just by looking under the hood?
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You could have a look at the intake manifold. If there are DISA valves then you got the right one, if not then you need to buy a new one
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This is not correct. I own an N53 325i and had to swap the intake manifold, cause there weren't the 3 stage one build in.
My bad, you are correct. Took a quick look at the part number and it is certainly not a 3 stage manifold.
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I believe Evolve Automotive has done something with a upgrade intake manifold and tune. Might want to speak with them
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can you post a pic of your 2011 328. Got the same car and want to do some mods to mine and would like to see how yours came out. Thank!!!
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I've found a company that sells a complete kit with software for 1300 GBP.

272hp/320nm kit - http://mosselmanturbo.com/remapping-...25i-e90-218hp/

Is there any other that have the same solution for less?

I'm asking because I change cars every 6 months and I know I wont be getting my money back so I'm trying to save as much as possible.

Hi,

Did you go for it in the end?

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can you post a pic of your 2011 328. Got the same car and want to do some mods to mine and would like to see how yours came out. Thank!!!
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I've found a company that sells a complete kit with software for 1300 GBP.

272hp/320nm kit - http://mosselmanturbo.com/remapping-...25i-e90-218hp/

Is there any other that have the same solution for less?

I'm asking because I change cars every 6 months and I know I wont be getting my money back so I'm trying to save as much as possible.

first find out if n53 325i comes with 3 stage disa manifold
Next if it doesnt use
Sweedish breakers - look for Inlet manifold for n53 330i ( it has to be a n53 manifold not a n52!!!!)

https://www.bildelsbasen.se/
https://www.allabildelar.se/
https://www.markesdemo.se/

Next get a tune from ESS in norway OR any tuner that knows n53
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