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      08-24-2009, 12:44 PM   #1
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Cheers from Portugal!

Hi guys.

My name's Pedro, i'm 26y and i'm Portuguese.

I'm huge BMW fan, i've actually worked in BMW Portugal and in a MINI Dealer in Lisbon.

I actually own two BMW-MINI cars.


BMW E90 320d '05

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Cooper S Chromed Gas Deposit Cover
Side Skittles John Cooper Works
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Sticker "Styled by ME"

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Lounge Leather Carbon Black
Multifuntion Steering Wheel with Cruise Control
Colour Line Cream White
Piano Black inside trims
Interior Chrome Line
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Body-kit and Spoiler Cooper S
Exhaust from Cooper S
Front Upper Grilles John Cooper Works in Black
FAP-off by JC Motorsport








Please feel free to comment! Any suggestions or ideas are more than welcome!

Cheers!
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      08-24-2009, 05:51 PM   #2
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Those wheels on the BMW are really nice..

Love that MINI too. Which is more fun to drive?
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Very nice cars. If you are spoiled by the Mini's power, a flash tune for the 320d can work wonders in bumping torque/hp.
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      08-25-2009, 07:30 AM   #4
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Those wheels on the BMW are really nice..

Love that MINI too. Which is more fun to drive?
The wheels fit really nice. Like it also!

MINI is definitely more fun to drive, but to make longer distances, the BMW suits better.
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      08-25-2009, 07:31 AM   #5
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Very nice cars. If you are spoiled by the Mini's power, a flash tune for the 320d can work wonders in bumping torque/hp.
I'm considering it. First Stage tuning it up to 200hp and then make a turbo swap for a GT2260 from a 530d. Maybe up to 240hp then.

Thanks!
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      08-25-2009, 08:49 AM   #6
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I'm considering it. First Stage tuning it up to 200hp and then make a turbo swap for a GT2260 from a 530d. Maybe up to 240hp then.

Thanks!
Wow never heard about that turbo upgrade, lemmie know more if you procede with those plans man! Nice cars BTW!
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Wow never heard about that turbo upgrade, lemmie know more if you procede with those plans man! Nice cars BTW!
Is in fact possible to do. I've swaped my MINI's turbo (originally Gt1544v by Garrett) for a GT1749vb also by Garret (this one fits cars like VW Golf IV PD150hp or Seat Ibiza Cupra TDI).

I'll keep you guys updated!
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Welcome! Sweet cars.
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Some updates on both cars:

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BBS CH Motorsport 8,5x19' & 9,5x19'' wheels
///M Kit Front and Rear Bumper
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R105 John Cooper Works OEM 8x18'' wheels - Daily use
OZ Superleggera 7x17'' - Track use
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Hi Pedro,

Nice set up.

By the way, I'm Portuguese too living in western Canada.

Forca Portugal!
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Hi Pedro,

Nice set up.

By the way, I'm Portuguese too living in western Canada.

Forca Portugal!
Where all over the world!

Send me a PM with your MSN messenger e-mail so we can keep in touch!

Cheers!

Um abraço!
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