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      03-14-2010, 04:57 PM   #133
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Where are the performance options for the XI models?

Why are the prices noticeably more expensive than aftermarket options?
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      03-14-2010, 05:14 PM   #134
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It would be nice if you could mention that an online petition was started regarding a 335i/135 LSD and almost 200 335i/135i owners have expressed their wish to have a LSD available from BMW Performance in just 10 days.

http://www.petitiononline.com/lsd335i/petition.html

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      03-14-2010, 05:16 PM   #135
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Where are the performance options for the XI models?

Why are the prices noticeably more expensive than aftermarket options?
dude please stress the need for performance Xi suspension. tell them iv got my money ready. this is crucial if they wanna keep up with Audi on the AWD game.
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It would be nice if you could mention that an online petition was started regarding a 335i/135 LSD and almost 200 335i/135i owners have expressed their wish to have a LSD available from BMW Performance in just 10 days.

http://www.petitiononline.com/lsd335i/petition.html

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Oh, don't worry...he knows .

This may get pushed back a day or 2 because of the massive storm NJ was hit with...I will update the post as I find out more.
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      03-18-2010, 12:11 AM   #137
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did this meeting ever happen? i very interested to see how it went.
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did this meeting ever happen? i very interested to see how it went.
It did indeed happen. Videos are being edited and uploaded.

I will try to post them tonight after work.
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It did indeed happen. Videos are being edited and uploaded.

I will try to post them tonight after work.
can't wait dude. thanks for going through the trouble and doing all this. this is a huge contribution to the community.

so......... am i going to be spending my money on performance suspension for my Xi, KSs, or H&Rs?
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      03-18-2010, 10:05 AM   #140
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I just saw this thread but I'd like to give my inputs:

-Performance Rotors for the 335i.
-Performance Brakes for the 335i.
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      03-18-2010, 10:55 AM   #141
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can't wait dude. thanks for going through the trouble and doing all this. this is a huge contribution to the community.

so......... am i going to be spending my money on performance suspension for my Xi, KSs, or H&Rs?
You will have to look @ H&R/KW/FK because it doesn't look like BMW will be making a Performance suspension for it.

The xi was designed to handle with certain factors in mind that the performance suspension would not coexist with.

The video will give Eric's exact answer, but that is what I recall.
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      03-18-2010, 10:57 AM   #142
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I just saw this thread but I'd like to give my inputs:

-Performance Rotors for the 335i.
-Performance Brakes for the 335i.
Unfortunately, these will be a no-go as well. If the brakes are designed early enough in the vehicle's life cycle to be crash tested, etc, they would have been a possibility. But the current generation will not see these.

Eric shared my opinions in that the stock brakes are powerful, but we are both unsure of how they hold up in track usage.

...You can always try retrofitting M3 brakes.
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      03-18-2010, 10:58 AM   #143
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And everyone, stay tuned, because their is very good news regarding the LSD.
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      03-18-2010, 12:44 PM   #144
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And everyone, stay tuned, because their is very good news regarding the LSD.
Now I'm really on the edge of my seat!
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      03-18-2010, 01:45 PM   #145
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Unfortunately, these will be a no-go as well. If the brakes are designed early enough in the vehicle's life cycle to be crash tested, etc, they would have been a possibility. But the current generation will not see these.

Eric shared my opinions in that the stock brakes are powerful, but we are both unsure of how they hold up in track usage.

...You can always try retrofitting M3 brakes.
I had asked about this too. One of my main questions actually. Oh well

But I agree, I had spoken with one of the BMW Performance guys at Tischer and he confirmed this, also recommended against performance brakes since they did not show the same potency as stock 335 brakes. I always wondered about that. Makes me doubt those stock 328 brakes
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Now I'm really on the edge of my seat!
+1, although I am very content with my Quaife. At a minimum this portends well for future non-M BMW purchases.
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Part I (currently still processing in Youtube):

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Tell us about the LSD and intake news ! Go or no go ?
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So they are "discussing" the LSD 4 years after the 335i launched. Not very good news...but at least they think about it
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So they are "discussing" the LSD 4 years after the 335i launched. Not very good news...but at least they think about it
I think it is great news that they have one in so far in the development lifecycle and that the head of the department is trying his hardest to get one released. Can't ask for better news short of one being released.

And I made it a point to show him your petition and he found it very encouraging.
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I think it is great news that they have one in so far in the development lifecycle and that the head of the department is trying his hardest to get one released. Can't ask for better news short of one being released.

And I made it a point to show him your petition and he found it very encouraging.
Sorry, I didn't want to sound discouraging, but I just don't know how long it takes BMW Performance to bring an idea to reality. Most manufacturers need years to develop new stuff...maybe it's different with BMW Performance though

Maybe a site moderator is kind enough to make the LSD petition thread sticky for a few weeks/months, so we can raise enough signatures to help the "business case" Eric was talking about Thanks a lot for bringing it up in the interview !

Can't wait for the other videos !
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