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      09-02-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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Talking Getting excited...335i upgrades are working

Hey guys...Im pretty damn excited about what's been going on with the response I've gotten out of my upgrades so far from my 335i. And im not done and hope to hear some other great ideas...

Im not new to upgrading, but new to upgrading a BMW!

So far...From Turner Motorsports

Turbo Tuner 2 . Honestly was worried to send them the actual PCU for the reflash. Maybe a mistake, you tell me.
AFE Intake Kit. Finally can hear the turbos spooling.
Borla Cat back exhaust
Borla straight pipes (cat elimination)

Im actually installing the full exhaust this weekend, and really wont know the full HP gain till then. But with the first two upgrades Im starting to break loose the tires passing people.

Please give me your input on the downpipes. Ive read some horror stories regarding the engine light being tripped.

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Forgot to add....I had BMW install a M5 body kit. But, that doesnt make it faster!
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how you put a m5 bodykit on a 335? i gotta see this
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Forgot to add....I had BMW install a M5 body kit. But, that doesnt make it faster!
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Sweet mods! What made you go with he Turbo Tuner 2 flash? just curious
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Everything is great except for your turbo tuner flash....If you did a search you would have found that Procede V4 or JB3 will yield you the best power output...You seem to be looking to mod the car for performance and turbo tuner flash (not even sure I have heard of this) will not be as effective as the two piggybacks I have mentioned...Now its your choice to choose between the two...I prefer the V4
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Not sure if that worked...If not see picture of the rear of car. I will post front clip pictures tomorrow.
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Sweet mods! What made you go with he Turbo Tuner 2 flash? just curious

Not sure.. probably should have posted something here first before buying. The removing of and sending out to reflash made me nervous.
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Everything is great except for your turbo tuner flash....If you did a search you would have found that Procede V4 or JB3 will yield you the best power output...You seem to be looking to mod the car for performance and turbo tuner flash (not even sure I have heard of this) will not be as effective as the two piggybacks I have mentioned...Now its your choice to choose between the two...I prefer the V4
Researching now....Will more than likely change this out. Thanks for the input!
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how you put a m5 bodykit on a 335? i gotta see this

Great...you guys have me worried that the BMW dealership, which purchased & installed the kit, lied about what kit it was.
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Researching now....Will more than likely change this out. Thanks for the input!
Please do yourself a favor and change that for sure...You will be happy and thank me one day!
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Forgot to add....I had BMW install a M5 body kit. But, that doesnt make it faster!
Interested to see the M5 kit on a 335i ... hahaha ... think you meant M3 ... well I hope.
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its not an M5 kit. thats just the Performance rear bumper. looks great though
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Please do yourself a favor and change that for sure...You will be happy and thank me one day!
Ordered it today, unfortunately they are back ordered for three weeks. Waiting sucks!

And yes, maybe the kit is a M3. Either way, I was happy with the workmanship of the kit and paint job. I do know they had to do some modifications to the front clip for it to fit.
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Ordered it today, unfortunately they are back ordered for three weeks. Waiting sucks!

And yes, maybe the kit is a M3. Either way, I was happy with the workmanship of the kit and paint job. I do know they had to do some modifications to the front clip for it to fit.
What tune did you go with?
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its not an M5 kit. thats just the Performance rear bumper. looks great though
it looks like the diffuser portion was painted though, which is a bit odd.
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it looks like the diffuser portion was painted though, which is a bit odd.
That could be my fault...I had told them NO chicken wire or unpainted sections. Im not a fan of unpainted plastic, it tends to fade.
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Great decision! You will be amazed at what the car will feel like after you get it in three weeks! Dont you have to return the ECU back to the original stock form before the flash...How will you get this done??
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That could be my fault...I had told them NO chicken wire or unpainted sections. Im not a fan of unpainted plastic, it tends to fade.
For future ref there's some great detailing products that help fix that. For example:

Adam's VRT - http://www.detailersdomain.com/adams...-supervrt.aspx

Black Wow - http://www.detailersdomain.com/black...mdressing.aspx
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