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      09-08-2011, 09:50 PM   #23
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Is it available in Canada ?
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      09-08-2011, 10:55 PM   #24
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Is this software only?

Edit: Just found out, it is. Kind of steep. I bought original PPK for $1500 (was able to negotiate the price that is why it's even), installed it myself and had dealer program it with something else. My dealer charges flat $160 dollars for 1 hour of programming. So I have hardware and software PPK for $1500, and yes it is totally worth it. That snarl note to the exhaust and overall feel of the car, it feels more agile and lively

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      09-08-2011, 11:23 PM   #25
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Is this for the N54 or N55?

If it is for the N55, is this offered for the F10 535?
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      09-09-2011, 12:35 AM   #26
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This is for N55. I'm not sure if this is offered for the F10 535 yet.
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      09-09-2011, 12:38 AM   #27
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I see no reason why not!

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Is this for the N54 or N55?

If it is for the N55, is this offered for the F10 535?
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      09-09-2011, 02:55 AM   #28
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Great... But still a bit pricey. I was expecting 600-800$
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      09-09-2011, 03:28 AM   #29
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nice, thx for sharing

i wanna get it too! perhaps from Vancouver,bc, canada and drive down to Seattle.WA to do it if price is good there
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      09-09-2011, 06:51 AM   #30
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I thought it was supposed to be between $550-$599?
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      09-09-2011, 07:46 AM   #31
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Why does the automatic have a higher torque rating than the manual tranny?
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      09-09-2011, 08:48 AM   #32
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I bet that 20hp really throws you back in the seat now
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      09-09-2011, 09:17 AM   #33
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I would only do this if i was in the beginning of my warranty....... other wise just go with real aftermarket for the cost.
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      09-09-2011, 09:22 AM   #34
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Is it available in Canada ?

Went to BMW Canbec last night, they said they would retrofit for a 335 and 135! Sales clerk didnt give me a price, instructed me to call today and ask the service dept.
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      09-09-2011, 09:35 AM   #35
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Get a 335.

If you get a new one you're going to have the full 4 year warranty so if it has any problems all the major stuff will be fixed for free under warranty anyways. I think if you get a 328 you're going to be wondering, what if I had gotten a 335? Dont live with regrets life's too short just do it!!
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      09-09-2011, 09:57 AM   #36
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I don't get it how is this 3x the amount it was suppose to be when BMW said it was going to be $550. Its a software upgrade there are no parts to put in so why so much? Honestly for only 32 more HP its not worth it!
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I don't get it how is this 3x the amount it was suppose to be when BMW said it was going to be $550. Its a software upgrade there are no parts to put in so why so much? Honestly for only 32 more HP its not worth it!
They never changed the price, the originally announced price of $550 was for the option placed on the car during a factory order. ie built from the ground up.

But I agree $1200 installed is too much. If its $550 from the factory it should be $1000 installed.
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      09-09-2011, 10:16 AM   #38
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any clarification as to whether the tune alone is just for the N55, or is it for the N54 as well?
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nice way of getting a boost without warranty compromise.
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any clarification as to whether the tune alone is just for the N55, or is it for the N54 as well?
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      09-09-2011, 11:20 AM   #41
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Nice writeup OP. To those suggesting other, better bang for the buck tunes - I say different strokes and different priorities.... But if any of you truly think BMWNA can't see them, even when out, you're wrong. I have a good (long) relationship with my dealer and SA, and they assure me they can see everything if they dig.
See what? These posts?
It's a public site, isn't it?
Why would they not be able to see anything you and I can?
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I don't get it how is this 3x the amount it was suppose to be when BMW said it was going to be $550. Its a software upgrade there are no parts to put in so why so much? Honestly for only 32 more HP its not worth it!
the $550 is for the option ZMZ when you buy a new 335.
This is a retrofit to an existing 335.
Still a rip off, given that it's only a software download.
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      09-09-2011, 11:27 AM   #43
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Gives an idea of the canadian special edition 335xi I ordered (delivery oct.)...plus I'll get the overboost!

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=557086
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      09-09-2011, 11:52 AM   #44
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See what? These posts?
It's a public site, isn't it?
Why would they not be able to see anything you and I can?
No, I think he means they can see evidence that you had a piggy-back tune installed, even if you removed it before bringing it in for service.
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