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      05-12-2011, 08:16 PM   #1
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Mods, Mods, Mods

Alright well I have an e90 2006 325i. Automatic, unfortunately. (Couldn't find a manual one so had to stick with auto.)

And I am searching for everywhere for performance mods, and can not find anything.

Can y'all please help me out?

Anything.
Suspension, Exhaust, Chips, Software, ANYTHING.

Links are very much appreciated, THANKS.

(Also, wanting to get into autocross, what kind of tires should I use for that?)
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Nothing. Its slow. It will always be slow. Dont waste your time or money.

Oh, and use the search button.
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      05-12-2011, 08:23 PM   #3
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I find it hard that to believe that there is absolutely nothing.
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Lol so true.

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Nothing. Its slow. It will always be slow. Dont waste your time or money.

Oh, and use the search button.
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go to the for sale threads and click the top one of the two choices.. there are 40 pages of stuff.

Cobbtuning.com
Burgermotorsports.com
**********s.com < Alan is great.. hell hook you up
Topgearsolutions

Theres a few to get you started, you can buy directly from the sponsors / vendors on the site..
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go to the for sale threads and click the top one of the two choices.. there are 40 pages of stuff.

Cobbtuning.com
Burgermotorsports.com
**********s.com < Alan is great.. hell hook you up
Topgearsolutions

Theres a few to get you started, you can buy directly from the sponsors / vendors on the site..
y u no read?
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      05-12-2011, 09:46 PM   #7
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Nothing. Its slow. It will always be slow. Dont waste your time or money.

Oh, and use the search button.
He asked for mods, not just performace mods, and it ll be always slow in comparation with ur 335, but ur car isnt only in this world. He can kick ass other cars as other car kick ur ass.

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He asked for mods, not just performace mods, and it ll be always slow in comparation with ur 335, but ur car isnt only in this world. He can kick ass other cars as other car kick ur ass in ur 335.
Sounds like he asked for performance mods. Why you mad bro?
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http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...ustSystem.aspx

It's also outrageously overpriced
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      05-12-2011, 10:11 PM   #10
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I am sure your car has at least exhaust and intake mods. However I am not too sure I would consider those "performance" mods... Since I don't imagine they yield very many ponies per dollar spent (if any).

If you ask me, you have a nice car (slow true, however e90's look quite good) with that said, IF I were in your shoes I would spend the cash on visual mods... maybe a nice drop (to get rid of the 4x4 look), window tint, angel eyes, shawline trim, etc... I wouldn't spend it on miniscule HP gains... but to each their own, it is your money after all.
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Sounds like he asked for performance mods. Why you mad bro?
Im mad bro, b/c when some 325/328/330 owner, ask for performace or whatever thing, always a 335i owner brings out his superiority. Every 1 know the scale of the 3 series. 325<328<330<335<m3
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Its not a superiority, its the simple fact that there aren't any real performance mods that will give him a worthwhile gain.

He should buy wheels and drop it.
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Nothing. Its slow. It will always be slow. Dont waste your time or money.

Oh, and use the search button.
Op can do a V10 Swap and spank your shit all day.

you're no help what so ever. you're the reason why all 328/325/330 owners hate 335 owners.
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Op can do a V10 Swap and spank your shit all day.

you're no help what so ever. you're the reason why all 328/325/330 owners hate 335 owners.
yeah man! kinda how we 335i guys ALL hate m3 owners!
them and their stupid factory LSD's
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Nothing. Its slow. It will always be slow. Dont waste your time or money.

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Op can do a V10 Swap and spank your shit all day.

you're no help what so ever. you're the reason why all 328/325/330 owners hate 335 owners.
See what im talking about, we r here for help pl, not for say his car is slow.
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See what im talking about, we r here for help pl, not for say his car is slow.
Well his car is slow. 335s are quicker but nothing special either.
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Alright well I have an e90 2006 325i. Automatic, unfortunately. (Couldn't find a manual one so had to stick with auto.)

And I am searching for everywhere for performance mods, and can not find anything.

Can y'all please help me out?

Anything.
Suspension, Exhaust, Chips, Software, ANYTHING.

Links are very much appreciated, THANKS.

(Also, wanting to get into autocross, what kind of tires should I use for that?)
I have E92 328i and since I have Premium & Sports package, the mods that I have are BMW PE and tint. I'm done for now until I get my next budget.
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When I had an E90 325i 6spd I got owned by a stock 2006 Civic SI and 2009 V6 Camry. After that, I realized there is no hope for performance gains on this car. At least it looked damn good and felt great on the backroads (had sport package). So imo, focus on cosmetic and handling modifications. Dont mess with any tunes, intakes, or exhausts unless you want to pay money for sound.

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      05-13-2011, 09:41 AM   #19
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Op can do a V10 Swap and spank your shit all day.

you're no help what so ever. you're the reason why all 328/325/330 owners hate 335 owners.
I have to agree, JayKay you come off like a complete tool man.
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Alright well I have an e90 2006 325i. Automatic, unfortunately. (Couldn't find a manual one so had to stick with auto.)

And I am searching for everywhere for performance mods, and can not find anything.

Can y'all please help me out?

Anything.
Suspension, Exhaust, Chips, Software, ANYTHING.

Links are very much appreciated, THANKS.

(Also, wanting to get into autocross, what kind of tires should I use for that?)
Find a BMW CCA auto cross event and just go the way that your car is now. See what the other guys there are using. If you have never done any auto crossing or track driving I am sure that the weak link is the driver not the car. You will learn more, faster and safer on a car with lower limits. The smooth predictable power of your n/a six will help you.

The best mod you can do is improve the driver. On a closed course a good driver can significantly close the gap created by a power advantage.

If you start getting good in your class and you want 'race rubber' you'll probably end up with a second set of wheels and some hoosiers or something like that.
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What kind of weight savings have people been able to pull off in 325s? If you have stock wheels, that'd be a great place to begin. It's all about Power/Weight. If you can't increase power, drop weight.
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What kind of weight savings have people been able to pull off in 325s? If you have stock wheels, that'd be a great place to begin. It's all about Power/Weight. If you can't increase power, drop weight.
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