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      02-09-2011, 03:13 PM   #243
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any of you guys really awesome with procede stuff? i have it in my car but am not up to speed on this v5 stuff. i'd be willing to buy beer for whoever can help me get it updated to the latest & greatest.
I think I can help with that. V5 has a lot of good stuff to offer.

Do you plan on wanting to keep updating to the latest and greatest on likely a monthly basis? Or would you like to update to the current goodies and extra power now and call it good for a while?

In short, there latest public V5 release is the 12-17 update. You could update to that and have all the good stuff V5 has to offer (naturally aspirated map, progressive meth map, autotuning, traction assist, launch control, etc.etc.etc. But, the latest stuff that's in the works is amazing. Significantly more power in the low-end and off-boost range, near perfect AFRs during all throttle transitions, dynamic ignition correction to help with the throttle transitions. The V4 was seemingly perfect before, and now this new stuff is shockingly good. I'm sure you know and feel that the PRocede V4 is amazing with power, smoothness, consistency, and an all-around great tune. These updates and new features simply make everything better; so you'll be pleasantly surprised. A few others and I have been testing the new DIC maps the past couple days, and it should be ready for a larger beta release later this week, and possibly going public in a couple weeks.

So, if you feel like updating now, you'll have fun with more power and you can update again in a month when all the new stuff comes out of beta. Or, if you wanna just wait til the newest stuff comes out of beta you can do that too. It literally takes 45 seconds to update the firmware and maps...extremely easy. You can do it with your laptop or I can bring my laptop over to do it.

That's a little overview of it, I'd be happy to go into more technical detail on anything if you wish
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      02-09-2011, 04:35 PM   #244
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I have 19in VB3s as my summers. $1000 seems fair. Are they 18 or 19in? What made you switch to a bmw from a 350z?

My mod recommendations: *Arranged by favorites*
1. BMS Powerbox
-Basically a little box that has preset throttle mappings that you hook up to ecu. Gets rid of the dead pedal.
2. Intake -I have a Injen Short Ram-
3. Wheels -I have 19in staggered VB3-
4. Lowering Suspension (Eibach / H&R / KW) -I have KW V3-
5. Exhaust -I did a muffler delete-
6. Tint (50% is legal limit, I suggest Tint Pros to tint your car)

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Hey! all of these looks awesome! unforntunately, im working on a budget here... so here is what i had in mind that that i can maybe work on whenever this damn snow goes away!
*in order of priorites too* lol

1. STaggered 19" Matte black vmr v710 or avant garde m310 or alufelgen (whichever will cost me cheaper)
2. Lowering suspension- What suspensions should I get if I need to adjust my ride height for winter & summer? do H&Rs do these kind of springs? or KW? but i know KWs are quite expensive. I just wanted to know what my options are.
3. Matte Black Grills
4. Matte black window trim (how am i ever going to pull that off?)
5. Muffler ( I got a magnaflow hand me down from one of the nicest guys here on the forum! I just haven't installed them yet) What does muffler delete mean?
6. Tint- just a little to pull off the white on black contrast look.
Are tint pros pretty affordable? or i might just go to the cheapest as long as theyre tinting job doesnt suck.

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      02-09-2011, 05:26 PM   #245
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Hey! all of these looks awesome! unforntunately, im working on a budget here... so here is what i had in mind that that i can maybe work on whenever this damn snow goes away!
*in order of priorites too* lol

1. STaggered 19" Matte black vmr v710 or avant garde m310 or alufelgen (whichever will cost me cheaper)
2. Lowering suspension- What suspensions should I get if I need to adjust my ride height for winter & summer? do H&Rs do these kind of springs? or KW? but i know KWs are quite expensive. I just wanted to know what my options are.
3. Matte Black Grills
4. Matte black window trim (how am i ever going to pull that off?)
5. Muffler ( I got a magnaflow hand me down from one of the nicest guys here on the forum! I just haven't installed them yet) What does muffler delete mean?
6. Tint- just a little to pull off the white on black contrast look.
Are tint pros pretty affordable? or i might just go to the cheapest as long as theyre tinting job doesnt suck.

THANKS!
1. All those wheels sound good. VMR are pretty common on bmw.
2. To have different ride heights to accommodate winter and summer conditions, you would get a set of coilovers. Otherwise, if you are on a budget, get a set of springs. KW come in coilovers, all the others I listed are usually springs only. (I'm not 100% sure on that though)
3. I forgot to list kidney grills. I have Mattes on mine, I'm no sure if anyone locally has the glossy ones.
4. I would either having someone vinyl the trim or paint, there are plenty of threads about that.
5. Muffler delete is just deleting the stock muffler and replacing it with a exhaust pipe and tips.
6. Tint Pros is pretty affordable and most likely the best in the area. I would stick to 50% since that is legal limit and troopers are getting a little stricter and enforcing this. Tien is owner and really knows his stuff. I think he has set up shop in Imola, but otherwise he is mobile.
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      02-10-2011, 12:53 PM   #246
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Hey what do you guys think about this one? Is this worth the price? since they have a little bend and some scratches how much would it cost to repair/repaint and where should I take them in Minne if I decide to buy them?

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=462465

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      02-11-2011, 02:42 AM   #248
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Hey guys!

Got my 08 E90 335i sedan a few weeks ago. Picked it up at Motorwerks! Just checkin' in from Cottage Grove.

Got my first speed warning tonight on the way home from work. DOH!
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      02-11-2011, 11:11 AM   #249
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Hey guys!

Got my 08 E90 335i sedan a few weeks ago. Picked it up at Motorwerks! Just checkin' in from Cottage Grove.

Got my first speed warning tonight on the way home from work. DOH!
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Hey guys!

Got my 08 E90 335i sedan a few weeks ago. Picked it up at Motorwerks! Just checkin' in from Cottage Grove.

Got my first speed warning tonight on the way home from work. DOH!
Welcome! There are a bunch of people gathering tomorrow morning at 10am at Park Tavern in St Louis Park!
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Welcome! There are a bunch of people gathering tomorrow morning at 10am at Park Tavern in St Louis Park!
And then hitting the Chilly Open in Wayzata Bay?
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Welcome! There are a bunch of people gathering tomorrow morning at 10am at Park Tavern in St Louis Park!
Nice! Is this a weekly or monthly thing you do?
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      02-12-2011, 02:59 AM   #254
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Nice! Is this a weekly or monthly thing you do?
We have meets every now and then. Check here or on mnbmw.com for more info.
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      02-17-2011, 02:12 PM   #255
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Oh how nice it is to be back on here. I have been so unbelievably busy with life lately that I haven't even had time to enjoy my car or fellow BMW friends. I hope everything is going well and I hope to be more involved with meets/greetings very soon!
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Hey guys!

Got my 08 E90 335i sedan a few weeks ago. Picked it up at Motorwerks! Just checkin' in from Cottage Grove.

Got my first speed warning tonight on the way home from work. DOH!

I'm from CG as well. We'll have to meet up sometime.
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Hey what do you guys think about this one? Is this worth the price? since they have a little bend and some scratches how much would it cost to repair/repaint and where should I take them in Minne if I decide to buy them?

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=462465

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bends I'd steer clear of. curb rash, who cares, fix it or not. we live in Minnesota, it's gonna happen eventually when your gal drives through the Mc D's drive through or when your buddy has to drive your car home cause you've had a couple to many

Hell, my RAC Monolites bounced off of a curb once. I nearly cried. then thought about the fact it's gonna happen. this ain't no Bugatti Veyron. I got it fixed
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Just joined up recently and wanted to introduce myself. The wife picked up a 135i last fall and I just grabbed a 328i with the msport pkg yesterday. Looking forward to autocrossing the cars this year. We are total converts from Mazda and VW.
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Just joined up recently and wanted to introduce myself. The wife picked up a 135i last fall and I just grabbed a 328i with the msport pkg yesterday. Looking forward to autocrossing the cars this year. We are total converts from Mazda and VW.
Cool! Welcome!

If you like autox, Perhaps we could talk you into coming up to BIR for some of their track days this summer.
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Definitely interested in track days also. Kind of a haul to Brainerd, but would love to do at least one. I need to join BMWCCA.
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Just joined up recently and wanted to introduce myself. The wife picked up a 135i last fall and I just grabbed a 328i with the msport pkg yesterday. Looking forward to autocrossing the cars this year. We are total converts from Mazda and VW.
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Hey, what's up guys! I've been lurking on the forums up until recently and I finally decided to register and get active. I picked up a CPO 08 E90 335xi about two months ago from BMW of Minnetonka. Starting to get the mod bug, so this spring should be interesting.

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Hey, what's up guys! I've been lurking on the forums up until recently and I finally decided to register and get active. I picked up a CPO 08 E90 335xi about two months ago from BMW of Minnetonka. Starting to get the mod bug, so this spring should be interesting.

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