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      11-30-2012, 09:20 PM   #1
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Exclamation Options?

I'm only missing exhaust and charge pipe to be FBO. My stock dv are still running strong. And I like the stock exhaust sound. I was considering the afe power pulleys. Does anyone have these installed?
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aFe makes pulleys for the N54?? And looking at your sig, you're already FBO because the aftermarket exhaust isn't worth much on the 3-series (only worth ~5-10 HP).

Until your stock CP breaks, there's no need to spend the money upgrading. BMS is just starting to sell a CP that utilizes a DV setup, so you might want to look into that.
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go meth instead of exhaust.
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I would STRONGLY advise against going with aftermarket pulleys. The pulley replaces the harmonic balancer and that's not a good thing. Especially when you consider how little gains you see.

Just get the BMS meth kit and enjoy the ~50whp bump.
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Any reviews on the BMS charge pipe?
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Any reviews on the BMS charge pipe?
Brand new so prob not any reviews over here (more likely to find some on N54Tech)... Knowing BMS though & their customer service, it'll be a quality piece. Kinda wish I waited & bought it since the DV placement is better then on my ER CP

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