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      04-06-2011, 11:00 PM   #155
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We'll show up and put there cars to shame haha
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      04-07-2011, 02:59 AM   #156
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We'll show up and put there cars to shame haha
lol.. you have no idea what kind of cars actually show up in the summer when its warm out....

there are cars that sure are ricey and you just wanna

but there are some qaulity builds.
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      04-07-2011, 10:14 PM   #157
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Haha thats true! However some of the exotics I'm sure stay away from the beyond meets.. If I was a ferrari owner the last thing I would want is to have some 16 year old kid in a turbo civic pull a ricer fly by thinking his hot shit and swerve into the side of my ride...

But seriously It's not that bad.
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      04-08-2011, 07:42 PM   #158
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Hey i am new to the boards here but I would be honored to be the first Medicine Hat 335i owner in Alberta
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      04-09-2011, 04:22 PM   #159
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http://www.projecttechnik.com/forum/...php?f=1&t=4141

There is a BMW meet on April 10th, 3pm at Glenmore Park,
Click the link for info!
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http://www.projecttechnik.com/forum/...php?f=1&t=4141

There is a BMW meet on April 10th, 3pm at Glenmore Park,
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i'll probably stop by for a bit!
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      04-13-2011, 01:07 AM   #162
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Yea Eurasia quoted me 1400..... might have to take a trip to calgary then
You might want to try Wheels Plus on 97st see http://www.wheels-plus.com/
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      04-13-2011, 02:25 AM   #163
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Wheels plus quoted me 389 with alignment for spring install.
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      04-13-2011, 02:55 PM   #164
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Wheels plus quoted me 389 with alignment for spring install.

and quoted me $500 for coilovers incl. alignment. Might be staying in Edmonton for this afterall.
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      04-14-2011, 12:11 AM   #165
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and quoted me $500 for coilovers incl. alignment. Might be staying in Edmonton for this afterall.
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      04-14-2011, 02:29 PM   #166
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have any of you guys had a wheel alignment done recently my car drives pretty straight and no issues but how do I know if I need one done or not?
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      04-16-2011, 04:18 AM   #167
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have any of you guys had a wheel alignment done recently my car drives pretty straight and no issues but how do I know if I need one done or not?
If your car doesn't drive straight, steering wheel isn't pointing straight, or if there is a vibration (could also be balancing).
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If your car doesn't drive straight, steering wheel isn't pointing straight, or if there is a vibration (could also be balancing).
thanks Reggie and it was nice meeting you and your car last week keep us posted on what AE's you put in. I'm just in the market for replacement tires and wanted to check with you guys first because last thing I want is bad wear on new tires. My car seems to drive straight and have no issues and I can't be 100% sure and didn't want to get charged an alignment if my car doesn't need one. But after doing a bit of searching it looks like best time to do an alignment is when you get new tires and good practice after a couple years just as a sanity check.
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      04-18-2011, 11:10 PM   #170
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FOR SALE: 225 45 R17 Continental All season BMW 335i tires for sale. 90% tread
300.00 and there yours!

I live in Calgary Alberta

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PS have we established a Calgary Cruse yet??
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      04-25-2011, 07:45 PM   #171
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Just a quick shout out to all here!
please throw me on that list !!
I dont know about the rest of the crew here in Edmonton ,but man is it nice to finally cruise in some warm sunny weather!!
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http://www.projecttechnik.com/forum/...php?f=1&t=4141

There is a BMW meet on April 10th, 3pm at Glenmore Park,
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ProjectTechnik had another one just this weekend too! good showing. awesome weather
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Calling JB4 users in Calgary .. I've just installed mine, and well, it's not really as great as I thought it would be.

It's certainly a little quicker, but doesn't feel night and day like many people say.

Does our altitude effect the performance gains of the JB4? I didn't think we were high enough up for that. It feels especially anemic under 3,000 rpm, and has noticeable turbo lag.

Initially I tried map 1, on Husky 94 .. I then did some logging on map 5, which apparently looks good according to BMS.. and now on advice, I'm running on Map 6 with added boost down low.

I put some V-power 91 in this morning, and it feels almost as slow as stock. I had to check that I wasn't on map 0!

I read people post things like 'wow', 'omg', 'JB4 super fast', 'wheels spinning in 3rd' etc .. but I honestly don't feel like I can say any of that.

My car is tune-only + BMS drop-in.

Am I expecting too much? Do you think I should get it dyno'd? Where to go in Calgary for that? LOL questions galore!
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Calling JB4 users in Calgary .. I've just installed mine, and well, it's not really as great as I thought it would be.

It's certainly a little quicker, but doesn't feel night and day like many people say.

Does our altitude effect the performance gains of the JB4? I didn't think we were high enough up for that. It feels especially anemic under 3,000 rpm, and has noticeable turbo lag.

Initially I tried map 1, on Husky 94 .. I then did some logging on map 5, which apparently looks good according to BMS.. and now on advice, I'm running on Map 6 with added boost down low.

I put some V-power 91 in this morning, and it feels almost as slow as stock. I had to check that I wasn't on map 0!

I read people post things like 'wow', 'omg', 'JB4 super fast', 'wheels spinning in 3rd' etc .. but I honestly don't feel like I can say any of that.

My car is tune-only + BMS drop-in.

Am I expecting too much? Do you think I should get it dyno'd? Where to go in Calgary for that? LOL questions galore!

I don't know much about the JB4 but I have the Dinan 2 (auto) and there was a huge difference after having it. What I noticed right away was the low end take off was delayed so after driving the stock 335 and going to Dinan 2 I miss the stock low end response. From stop you gas its like huge lag and first gear almost doesn't move instead switches right to 2nd gear with a minor lag then when it spools your neck does snap into the head rest like OMFG. The only negative I had was the low end pep it just screams with stock vs the Dinan 2 and once I get going it doesn't take long to shoot up to 120km/hr. All in all I think its worth the money for the fun because most of the times I'm just cruising around and just knowing that I have power to pass at any second is pretty nice.

I believe Reggie was putting a cruise up this weekend and I just found out I won't be here to join you guys if not hopefully we'll have another meet in the summer.
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      04-26-2011, 02:54 PM   #175
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I don't know much about the JB4 but I have the Dinan 2 (auto) and there was a huge difference after having it. What I noticed right away was the low end take off was delayed so after driving the stock 335 and going to Dinan 2 I miss the stock low end response. From stop you gas its like huge lag and first gear almost doesn't move instead switches right to 2nd gear with a minor lag then when it spools your neck does snap into the head rest like OMFG. The only negative I had was the low end pep it just screams with stock vs the Dinan 2 and once I get going it doesn't take long to shoot up to 120km/hr. All in all I think its worth the money for the fun because most of the times I'm just cruising around and just knowing that I have power to pass at any second is pretty nice.

I believe Reggie was putting a cruise up this weekend and I just found out I won't be here to join you guys if not hopefully we'll have another meet in the summer.
Lag is certainly a lot more noticeable now!

But I've not really observed any neck-snapping with the JB4 yet, in any gear, at any speed. I'm going to play around a little more with the low rpm boost settings on Map 6.

But if it doesn't get to a point where I'm at least 95% happy, I may try the Cobb tune instead.
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      04-26-2011, 04:34 PM   #176
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Lag is certainly a lot more noticeable now!

But I've not really observed any neck-snapping with the JB4 yet, in any gear, at any speed. I'm going to play around a little more with the low rpm boost settings on Map 6.

But if it doesn't get to a point where I'm at least 95% happy, I may try the Cobb tune instead.
Ya something doesn't sound right if you don't get a snap feel when it spools up and roars. What boost are you running? From what I heard Cobb tune is pretty sweet. Lag in low end is a given if you want more power from what I heard so we have to deal with that worst case go back to stock I still think its fun. Oh and with Dinan 2 you will feel a bit of a burn out in 3rd but I keep my traction on so its safe :P
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