E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Photo/Video/Media Gallery > 335iS Thread - [ Owners Only ]



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-16-2011, 12:45 AM   #287
jamesyoon
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: not an owner yet :(
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: 310

Posts: 45
iTrader: (0)

Hey guys noob questions..

1. Is this the same DCT offered in the current M3's? Meaning does it shift as fast and hard as they do [which I'm hoping for]
2. When doing the launch, is the 7 seconds of boost automatically enabled?
3. When can you enable that boost and how often?
4. What mechanical differences are there between the IS and a 335.

Sorry for the lame-o questions. Rather hear the responses directly from owners and what other advice opinions they have about my questions. Thanks!
jamesyoon is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 04:31 AM   #288
Edward
Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 E92 ZCP
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 2,338
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by jamesyoon View Post
1. Is this the same DCT offered in the current M3's? Meaning does it shift as fast and hard as they do [which I'm hoping for]
2. When doing the launch, is the 7 seconds of boost automatically enabled?
3. When can you enable that boost and how often?
4. What mechanical differences are there between the IS and a 335.

Sorry for the lame-o questions. Rather hear the responses directly from owners and what other advice opinions they have about my questions. Thanks!
Very similar. Yes it does shift as fast.

Yes

Whenever you want, however it is said to only give you that boost under hard acceleration from a standstill. It's hard to tell though when the car is under extra boost in highway situations with the button on. What is noticeable is how much quicker the shift times are with the button enabled. Throttle response also increases noticeably.

Mechanical differences aren't huge. Pretty much comes down to extra cooling. You have an extra oil cooler, an extra radiator, a higher output radiator fan, stiffer engine mounts, performance exhaust, DCT option, boost button, more hp and more tq, more psi at all times. Suspension remains the same which is a huge BUST.
Edward is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 08:53 AM   #289
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by jamesyoon View Post
1. Is this the same DCT offered in the current M3's? Meaning does it shift as fast and hard as they do [which I'm hoping for]
2. When doing the launch, is the 7 seconds of boost automatically enabled?
3. When can you enable that boost and how often?
4. What mechanical differences are there between the IS and a 335.

Sorry for the lame-o questions. Rather hear the responses directly from owners and what other advice opinions they have about my questions. Thanks!


1. It shifts hard when you have sports and manual mode or sports mode on, and turned off its smooth. but on the m3 you can adjust the gear hitting to lv 1-5 so it hits harder on m3.

2 If you do the launch control, you'll see a yellow race flag enable the boost. from the full sprint you'll notice the gears grind the redline abit to strech em out.

3 boost is enable when going into launch control. not sure how you use it without launching the car from a dig.

4. from the diffrence ive known from my old 335i and this one. i ride with my window down all the time and ive notice it backfires like every shift at high rpm lol. the shifts are smooth on regular drive. but once switched to sports or any type of sports or manual shifting. you can feel abit of a bump everytime you shift it hard. ive notice alot in the iS than the normal 335i. sorry for my typo, trying to finish this long paragraph rather than take my time to correct my spellings.
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 02:51 PM   #290
Edward
Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 E92 ZCP
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 2,338
iTrader: (0)

^ have you noticed that the shifts are smoother but much faster with the boost button on? I don't like using the button because the shifts sound way better and seem more harsh when using regular M1-7 with the paddles.
Edward is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 03:36 PM   #291
BLKJACK3D
Newbie-ish
 
BLKJACK3D's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 335is
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Hawaiiiiiiiii

Posts: 235
iTrader: (3)

Maybe I'm missing something here, but what "boost button"? I have an IS as well, but its a manual. Do I have one as well? (I feel so dumb right now)
__________________
2011 BMW 335is | 19" LC Dyna Hyperblack w/ Nitto Invo Tires | BMS DCI | 20% Tint | H&R Sport Springs | 5mm/10mm F/R Spacers | ACS Style CF Roof Spoiler | BMW Performance Style CF Trunk Spoiler | GP Thunder 7500k Cornering Lights | Painted Reflectors | Black & White Roundels
BLKJACK3D is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 03:44 PM   #292
Edward
Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 E92 ZCP
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 2,338
iTrader: (0)

It is below your shifter and says SPORT on it. That's the button that increases the PSI and torque on hard accelerating conditions from a standstill. Also necessary for launch control, though it doesn't apply on standard transmissions.
Edward is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 06:03 PM   #293
FoShizzle
aka Mike
 
FoShizzle's Avatar
 
Drives: AW E92 335is
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: LA/Ventura, CA

Posts: 1,309
iTrader: (11)

For any of you considering high HP mods... know that the DCT in the 'is' is different than in the M3. As of now, the 335is DCT would need a clutch pack upgrade ($2,100 from SPP) to effectively handle a tune with FBO & meth.
FoShizzle is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 07:12 PM   #294
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by FoShizzle View Post
For any of you considering high HP mods... know that the DCT in the 'is' is different than in the M3. As of now, the 335is DCT would need a clutch pack upgrade ($2,100 from SPP) to effectively handle a tune with FBO & meth.

Theres a guy with an iS with procede V5 already. not sure but he told me that it feels stronger tho.
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 07:43 PM   #295
Lspear817
Private First Class
 
Drives: Possibly 335is
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 100
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by EnjoixE92 View Post
Theres a guy with an iS with procede V5 already. not sure but he told me that it feels stronger tho.
Mine comes tomorrow... If i put it on... i'll report back for sure!
Lspear817 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-16-2011, 08:28 PM   #296
Alessandro
Major
 
Alessandro's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 335i 08 ret, 335is 11 ret.
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Canada

Posts: 1,010
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 335is  [4.75]
Send a message via Skype™ to Alessandro
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lspear817 View Post
Mine comes tomorrow... If i put it on... i'll report back for sure!
congrats please do so.
Alessandro is offline   Serbia
0
Reply With Quote
      02-17-2011, 08:46 AM   #297
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

you better be running atleast 12.9 LOL!, take your time to install, i have a few buddies with the V5 and it went wrong at the track from going 16 psi to running 10psi at the track. i'll buy the v5 after my mods came in. sadly i got bit by the MOD BUG :O!!!!
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-17-2011, 07:22 PM   #298
Lspear817
Private First Class
 
Drives: Possibly 335is
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 100
iTrader: (0)

Anyone know how to run usb from engine to glove box?

- would like to explain?
Lspear817 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-17-2011, 08:03 PM   #299
NRG
Lieutenant Colonel
 
NRG's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 X5 35d
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Montreal QC

Posts: 1,659
iTrader: (5)

Here: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65147
__________________

Retired: 2005 N52 E90 330i Sport 6AT
Retired: 2007 N54 E92 335i Sport 6AT

Current: 2012 M57 E70 X5 xDrive35D
NRG is offline   Russian Federation
0
Reply With Quote
      02-17-2011, 10:24 PM   #300
Lspear817
Private First Class
 
Drives: Possibly 335is
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 100
iTrader: (0)

i have a convertible, but i'll check that link out noow.



LOU
Lspear817 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-18-2011, 12:37 AM   #301
Lspear817
Private First Class
 
Drives: Possibly 335is
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 100
iTrader: (0)

Im near speechless. Holy _____. I did not drive it as hard as i wanted too... semi wet, its super late and dark and so on. Will report back tomorrow. NA mode= amazing, and LOW end torque is unreal and 80-100 is just absurd... compared to stock, its all relative. Now all i need to do is get some traction...


EDIT: forgot to add. Threw on some dual cone that i got for 65 bucks... WOW you can here those turbos.. in a garage is too much fun especially with top down...

Last edited by Lspear817; 02-18-2011 at 08:56 AM.
Lspear817 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-18-2011, 01:06 AM   #302
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

NITTO 555R!!!
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-18-2011, 02:50 PM   #303
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

I hate dealing with Vorsteiner, they take soo long. :O
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-18-2011, 06:51 PM   #304
FoShizzle
aka Mike
 
FoShizzle's Avatar
 
Drives: AW E92 335is
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: LA/Ventura, CA

Posts: 1,309
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by EnjoixE92 View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by FoShizzle View Post
For any of you considering high HP mods... know that the DCT in the 'is' is different than in the M3. As of now, the 335is DCT would need a clutch pack upgrade ($2,100 from SPP) to effectively handle a tune with FBO & meth.
Theres a guy with an iS with procede V5 already. not sure but he told me that it feels stronger tho.
Both the Procede and the JB4 have to reduce boost in the shift otherwise there is slippage (and hence a slippage-delay) from excess torque when the clutch engages during gear changes. With a tune and intake we'll be fine, but with fbo's and more boost there will be a need for an upgrade.

There was a thread about it here on e90, but I cant find it anymore. There is some discussion of it here: http://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11135

Link to SSP's clutch pack upgrade:
http://www.sspperformance.com/produc...roducts_id=135

Its something to keep in mind. I'm posting this for the benefit of those considering high HP mods.
FoShizzle is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      02-19-2011, 03:15 PM   #305
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

How high tho? :O I just want to put a Procede in and maybe an AA Intercooler. Just those 2 wont effect my car right? :/
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-20-2011, 12:57 AM   #306
Lspear817
Private First Class
 
Drives: Possibly 335is
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 100
iTrader: (0)

I plan on doing MEth and Tune...maybe scoops..... doubt FMIC.

Im doing only things i can put on and off "quicky".

It took max 45 minutes max to install procede, run USB cable, and put dual cone on.
Lspear817 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-20-2011, 07:14 PM   #307
EnjoixE92
I'll have the tuna, no crust.
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: 2

Posts: 1,681
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lspear817 View Post
I plan on doing MEth and Tune...maybe scoops..... doubt FMIC.

Im doing only things i can put on and off "quicky".

It took max 45 minutes max to install procede, run USB cable, and put dual cone on.
Dang. try installing new D1S BULBS LOL! My big bro and I just got done doing it, I went with 8K
EnjoixE92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-20-2011, 08:50 PM   #308
ysh.90
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: MMM
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: PDX

Posts: 211
iTrader: (2)

guys what is meth tune??

BTW, dont accuse about this last night I was having fun with my friend and I was curious how fast I can go. Eve my nIS is totally stock, went more than 160mph.....
as we know there are 150 limit....
ysh.90 is offline   South Korea
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:49 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST