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      03-09-2010, 12:41 PM   #1
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JB+ install

Need some help guys. Just bought a JB+ for my newly acquired 335i. However, I have no idea how to install it despite the DIYs that I reviewed. I am not good with wrenches, thus a little nervous about trying this on my own.

Can anyone help me install it? I am willing to travel anywhere in the DC metro area. Thanks in advance.
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I believe the Jb+ is similiar to the SSTT, I can help you. It's not that difficult

This one right

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I believe the Jb+ is similiar to the SSTT, I can help you. It's not that difficult

This one right

Yup. That's the one. Are you coming to Looney's on Thursday? Maybe I can meet you there.
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I should be coming but it all depends on my schedule. I can do it for you either way.
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I just did mine in 10 minutes. Find the connector, slide the USB up it, pull wires out, reattach. There is nothing easier. If you can't do it, then you shouldn't have it done. What happens when you need to bring your car in to BMW - who is going to remove it?
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Is there any way the dealer will know you had the tune if you remove it before you bring it in for service?
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Well, has anyone help you install it yet? I can help if you're near the Columbia area.
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Is there any way the dealer will know you had the tune if you remove it before you bring it in for service?
It depends but do you want to risk it?

A JB+ is about as tough as changing a headlight bulb. Actually, on a 3 series, installing a JB+ is easier than changing a headlight bulb - you do not have to remove the wheels lol.
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Well, has anyone help you install it yet? I can help if you're near the Columbia area.
Not yet. I was planning to come to one of the upcoming Thursday meets. Are you planning to attend any of these events, maybe you can install it for me there. Thanks for your help in advance. Appreciated.
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Not yet. I was planning to come to one of the upcoming Thursday meets. Are you planning to attend any of these events, maybe you can install it for me there. Thanks for your help in advance. Appreciated.

I can put it in for you, just come by my house
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Jason, don't forget to bring your Dremel Tool kit for the install
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If you don't do it by this weekend, let me know. I'll be working on my car at CP-E in Beltsville and I'll be happy to help you install it.
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you need to have it installed by a certified modder...way too difficult.
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didnt ryan and wes try to help someone install one of these at the last looneys meet and the plug didnt fit?
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didnt ryan and wes try to help someone install one of these at the last looneys meet and the plug didnt fit?
They did, but that was the wrong place to plug in. You have remove the air filter which was not done during the install. I called Mike at Burger Motorsports to confirm this and the JB+ install has not changed for the 2009+ LCI cars.
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They did, but that was the wrong place to plug in. You have remove the air filter which was not done during the install. I called Mike at Burger Motorsports to confirm this and the JB+ install has not changed for the 2009+ LCI cars.
No, you do not have to remove the air filter.It's a simple < 5 minute install.
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