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      01-30-2013, 12:39 AM   #45
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For those that have JB4 (or any tune) and exhaust (specifically PE)....IF YOU COULD ONLY CHOOSE ONE, WHICH WOULD YOU PICK??
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      01-30-2013, 12:43 AM   #46
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For those that have JB4 (or any tune) and exhaust (specifically PE)....IF YOU COULD ONLY CHOOSE ONE, WHICH WOULD YOU PICK??
PSH...not even a question.

JB4.

half the price of the exhaust and... 1000X better hp gains. maybe more.
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      01-30-2013, 01:21 AM   #48
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PSH...not even a question.

JB4.

half the price of the exhaust and... 1000X better hp gains. maybe more.
Hmm, I don't know....

I've had a JB4 for a while now and yes, it's great BUT...I just had a loaner '12 z4 35i with DCT and a gurgling/popping exhaust and I after only 4 days I almost would be willing to trade the extra power for that sound.
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      01-30-2013, 01:31 AM   #49
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Hmm, I don't know....

I've had a JB4 for a while now and yes, it's great BUT...I just had a loaner '12 z4 35i with DCT and a gurgling/popping exhaust and I after only 4 days I almost would be willing to trade the extra power for that sound.
you just want louder exhaust, but 135 and z4 are much louder then 335s.

i mean, thats just my opinion. i dont think exhausts are really worth it(500-2500). I run a muffler delete, cheap, saves weight, and sounds great to me. drones but people say even PE drones (which drones immensely less then a muffler delete)

id save some cash and play with your stock exhaust before spending the money. the money for exhausts are really paying for how well an exhausts sounds without any drone. which is hard because im sure that if people think PE drone alot, you'll hate everything else.

i dont think an exhaust will be the deal breaker in a race either. you really get minimal hp gains. Though a great sounding car is alot more enjoyable.
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      01-30-2013, 09:19 PM   #50
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I have to say it's the wheels. I took a lot of time to choose and then i waited like 4 months those to arrive.
they look awesome, where did yu get em?
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      01-31-2013, 01:14 AM   #51
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Best mods

The Cobb AP really rocks on the 335.
I also have lightweight forged ProDrive GC-05K wheels with non-RFT
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they look awesome, where did yu get em?
Thank you
From local retailer, but you can get them from Apex themselves.

http://www.apexraceparts.com/

Or from vendors from this site.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/member.php?u=166978
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My #1 fav mod is the muffler delete. I haven't heard an aftermarket muffler or system that can compare. The way they designed the cats & pipes, pulling the muff out yields an amazing sound! I get tons of compliments on the sound and am asked all the time "what muffler are you running???" Answer is simple: Exactly....what muffler???

We all know that louder feels faster, even if it isn't.
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My #1 fav mod is the muffler delete. I haven't heard an aftermarket muffler or system that can compare. The way they designed the cats & pipes, pulling the muff out yields an amazing sound! I get tons of compliments on the sound and am asked all the time "what muffler are you running???" Answer is simple: Exactly....what muffler???

We all know that louder feels faster, even if it isn't.
you haven't heard the BMW PE then?

PE > muffler delete

(i have a muffler delete too btw)
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you haven't heard the BMW PE then?

PE > muffler delete

(i have a muffler delete too btw)
I actually have heard it. It's nice.
Can't argue the cost effectiveness of the MD though. Cost me a total of under $100
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anyone have a video clip of the muffler delete?
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      03-15-2013, 07:54 AM   #58
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Not to many mods done at this point...

But my favorite thus far would have to be the M3 tri-stitched wheel along with the ZHP shift knob. World of a difference, like night and day from the regular old sport wheel and ugly chrome knob.


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Does this mean my e90 lci sport has that wheel? Since they didn't start with the "M" on sedans till 2010 if memory serves me right. Look at my garage for a pic of my interior steering wheel!
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Active Autowerke Exhaust Hands Down. The sound is really incredible.
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For those that have JB4 (or any tune) and exhaust (specifically PE)....IF YOU COULD ONLY CHOOSE ONE, WHICH WOULD YOU PICK??
Tune... hands down!
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      03-15-2013, 09:13 AM   #63
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Not to many mods done at this point...

But my favorite thus far would have to be the M3 tri-stitched wheel along with the ZHP shift knob. World of a difference, like night and day from the regular old sport wheel and ugly chrome knob.


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100% agree.
Made the same same 2 mods (Not tri-stitched wheel... only regular M-Sport ) to my SE, and its transformed it!
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You all are giving a new BMW owner some great ideas!
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      03-15-2013, 04:32 PM   #66
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Really hard to pick just one:

1. JB4 G5 (with a little E85 in the tank) for the go-fast
2. Dinan FFE for the sound
3. CSL deck lid for looks

but I guess I would actually put them in that order...
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