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      03-23-2011, 10:38 PM   #1
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Question Want more power!!!

Hey guys, I own a 2006 325i and I was wondering if any one can tell me what I can do to it to increase its hp??? I have searched some stuff but cant figure it out
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Hire a couple of college kids on spring break to help push it. Might bring 0-60 down to 6.9.
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      03-23-2011, 11:32 PM   #3
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An alternative would be going on a diet or possibly taping some bottle rockets to the trunk.
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      03-24-2011, 12:40 AM   #4
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you also drive a 335i, yet you want to improve your 325i's performance?
not much you can do to a 325i easily. maybe some owners could chip in. i know there's an ecu remap and with an intake + some other stuff, you'll be at the power of a 330i.
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buy a fast car, problem solved. fail thread.
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Hire a couple of college kids on spring break to help push it. Might bring 0-60 down to 6.9.
i'm on spring break actually, wanna hire me?
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      03-24-2011, 01:19 AM   #7
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accually i heard u can do something with the injectors to turn ur 325 to a 330 idk its not that hard i think its in the DIY section
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you also drive a 335i, yet you want to improve your 325i's performance?
not much you can do to a 325i easily. maybe some owners could chip in. i know there's an ecu remap and with an intake + some other stuff, you'll be at the power of a 330i.
yea the 335i is mine and I done what I could do with it, the 325i is my wife's car (which I bought for her) and after driving my car for a day or two, she feels her car is a little boring so I really dont know what I can do with it to increase power.
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Give her your 335i and buy yourself an M3.

Problem solved! :P
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Holy shit talk about beating a dead horse. Active Autowerke Tune, MMW CS muffler, lighter wheels and tires, Carbon delete with K&N drop in. Enough power to notice but not over done for your wife. Thats about it and enjoy it for what it is. A good daily driver.
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You really need to use the . I think this question gets asked once a week and I know there is alot of people with a 325i. Do some and then ask a serious question or your going to get alot of dumb answer.
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He searched but couldn't figure it out. If a search defeats you I'd avoid modding
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Hey guys, I own a 2006 325i and I was wondering if any one can tell me what I can do to it to increase its hp??? I have searched some stuff but cant figure it out
I have a little something in the works. wait for it.
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he 325i is my wife's car (which I bought for her)
We had to know the last bit?
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We had to know the last bit?
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I have a little something in the works. wait for it.
thanks, I'm waiting for it and finally someone here who dosen't crticize his fellow BMW owner who dosen't have much knowledge about increaseing hp
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I think the point is that you can't really get much more out of your 325 without spending a ton of money. Sure you can install a new exhaust, air intake, power box blah blah, but those won't give you much for your buck. For real power gains you would need to install a 3-stage intake manifold, which in itself is an expensive proposition, and do an engine rebuild to increase displacement and finally install a supercharger. I wouldn't go turbo. In all you're probably looking at $10K+
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Id love to put an OE Tune in it
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      03-25-2011, 12:28 AM   #19
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Hey Gavin, any updates on the sc kit?
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I think the point is that you can't really get much more out of your 325 without spending a ton of money. Sure you can install a new exhaust, air intake, power box blah blah, but those won't give you much for your buck. For real power gains you would need to install a 3-stage intake manifold, which in itself is an expensive proposition, and do an engine rebuild to increase displacement and finally install a supercharger. I wouldn't go turbo. In all you're probably looking at $10K+

Would be really dumb NOT to go turbo...Same thing as a supercharger, just that your charger is belt driven by your pulley system and not as powerful as a turbo , but a turbo can be tuned and PSI can be adjusted. Run forged internals with a low compression ratio of say 8.5.1 you can easily boost 30+ PSI with proper tune and fueling daily.. But then again you get into big bucks this route lol, but ya thats how you make real power
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Hey Gavin, any updates on the sc kit?
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