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      03-27-2013, 01:30 AM   #1
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New owner, opinons need plz

07 e90 335i 92k.......Should I do JB4 and DCI or would I better off investing in walnut blast valve cleaning due to mileage?.....New owner not really sure of maintenance done prior to me owning, but car does idle and run great.
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      03-27-2013, 08:16 AM   #2
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@ 92K, I would think you could use a cleaning. At 58K mine was so bad the car did not run smooth - I had no issues w/ idle but I was having hicups and surgues during acceleration.
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      03-27-2013, 10:11 AM   #3
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I think you can go in to the dealer and have them print a history by giving them the key to the car, they can pop it in to the computer and read the services.

Things you might run in to, I have 95k on mine:
- Water Pump ($1,080)
- Oil Pan Gasket
- Rotors
- Pads

I haven't done a walnut blast yet, and I doubt the previous owner did. My car too has good idle and runs great. So that's something I look forward to, maybe it will perform better . I have a JB4 and Injen Intake, I'm happy with the performance.

I probably won't be going any further with performance mods because i have extended warranty and I need to be able to take off mods before bringing it in. It's definitely worth having the jb4 and intake.
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      03-28-2013, 10:52 AM   #4
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Walnut blasting is definitely something to look into at that mileage. For people who want to know the current condition of the valves we actually have a camera we can snake up to them and take video/pictures for you.
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