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      11-04-2009, 10:46 PM   #1
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Looking for a 335D in the SF Bay Area

If you have one and want to make it faster, PM me

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      11-04-2009, 11:20 PM   #2
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You should be able to get some monster torque out of a 335D!
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      11-05-2009, 01:10 AM   #3
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If you have one and want to make it faster, PM me

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Awesome! It's gonna be really hard not to trade in my LR3 for an X5 35d (with tune, of course)...except that I can't really afford that right now.
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      11-06-2009, 01:54 PM   #4
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what do you plan on doing to the 335d?
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      11-06-2009, 02:19 PM   #5
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Thanks guys... I got one

And yes, to tune it of course!
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      11-06-2009, 03:29 PM   #6
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600ft/lb here we go!
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      11-06-2009, 05:35 PM   #7
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What?! Vishnu tuning the diesel? This could get good!
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      11-06-2009, 05:39 PM   #8
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I would totally rock an X5 35d with a procede
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      11-06-2009, 05:40 PM   #9
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600ft/lb here we go!
This is precisely the problem with tuning the diesel- the transmission is only designed to handle up to 500 or so lb-ft. Any more and you're seriously shortening its lifespan.

I'm happy for now but in the future I'd consider a mild tune up to about 300hp and 480 lb-ft. Any more is too much of a hassle.
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      11-06-2009, 06:17 PM   #10
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335i's 6AT tranny is rated at 330ft/lbs yet that's what a stock 335i makes, and there are dozens of 6AT N54s making over 450ft/lbs with no tranny issues.

And I think I read transmission ratings are done @ or near redline anyway. Which would make sense since even the 500+ ft/lb n54 cars only make about 330 @ redline
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      11-07-2009, 12:47 PM   #11
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This is precisely the problem with tuning the diesel- the transmission is only designed to handle up to 500 or so lb-ft. Any more and you're seriously shortening its lifespan.

I'm happy for now but in the future I'd consider a mild tune up to about 300hp and 480 lb-ft. Any more is too much of a hassle.
It's not a problem. Just keep the boost lower at the lower rpm's so you don't exceed 500 lb-ft. Then max out the boost as the rpm's rise. The diesel torque falls off so fast that there will never be a worry of having too much torque higher in the rpm range.
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      11-07-2009, 10:16 PM   #12
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am in san antonio and have a 2009 335d.
what tuning is required to get more torque?
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      11-08-2009, 01:19 AM   #13
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shiv - do you have previous experience tuning diesel engines?
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      11-08-2009, 01:27 AM   #14
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shiv - do you have previous experience tuning diesel engines?
+1..tuning diesels isnt exactly the same...too much injection timing and hello rod out the side of the block...

I would stick to the likes of Evolve whos been doin diesel tuning in the UK for years...they know the insides and outs of the new 335d, and if I get my hands on one next year my flash will be from them...granted they ever crack the US ECU code
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      11-08-2009, 12:50 PM   #15
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      11-08-2009, 02:13 PM   #16
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should be great, gl with it
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      11-19-2009, 06:51 PM   #17
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bump for any updates!
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      11-22-2009, 10:32 PM   #18
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bump for any updates!
+1, my 335d is dying for more POWUUUUURRRR!
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      11-23-2009, 01:11 AM   #20
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      12-18-2009, 06:42 PM   #21
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Bumping again....come on shiv, we want to know what's up! :P
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