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      06-11-2013, 02:32 AM   #45
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Both great products, very popular with excellent user reviews... think it might just come down to price but happy to hear as well about main differences between the two.

will you go to stage 2 cartaa?
Sorry what's stage 2?

Performance mod wise i plan on, Charge pipe + bov, intake, catless downpipes.

Wondering what will really embrace these the best.

Also keen on a tune that has good safety precautions.

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lol do you wanna start an interwebz argument?
Took car for a spin today, dat boost. I swear when i do standing starts with DTC on it limits power until like 3000 or something

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I'm JB4.. and if i were to do it again? I'd probably go JB4 or Cobb.

It really depends on what mods and power you are chasing.

The JB4 is good for all boltons until you go for upgraded turbos, meth or race gas. Then its recommended to go with a flash tune with the Cobb to get more control on your advance, Vanos, pressure in your transmission lines (for DCT).

The benefits on the JB4 are all the steering wheel control at your finger tips, as well as the tune and on the fly map switching. Terry's customer service is none like i've ever seen before- Super responsive and always releasing new maps and improvements.

There's a forum dedicated to JB4 support:

http://www.n54tech.com/forums/
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I do like JB4 as it's so well known.
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Tom how many days left?
At least keep it stock for me as i wanna test mine straight line against a stock 335i Time to unleash the 680nm fart.

There is a black grille in FS $50 good start for you.
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      06-11-2013, 02:48 AM   #47
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Tom how many days left?
At least keep it stock for me as i wanna test mine straight line against a stock 335i Time to unleash the 680nm fart.

There is a black grille in FS $50 good start for you.

Hahah dw Dave i plan on keeping it stock until i can drive it, it will pretty close i think you may have me though? Take me for a spin soon.

Ill check out the grill now!
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      06-11-2013, 07:37 PM   #48
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Tom how many days left?
At least keep it stock for me as i wanna test mine straight line against a stock 335i Time to unleash the 680nm fart.

There is a black grille in FS $50 good start for you.
can you let me know when so i can roll up the windows and tell the kids to play inside

dont want em gettn sick
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      06-11-2013, 08:37 PM   #49
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JB4 mate.
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      06-12-2013, 03:14 AM   #50
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Sorry what's stage 2?

Performance mod wise i plan on, Charge pipe + bov, intake, catless downpipes.

Wondering what will really embrace these the best.

Also keen on a tune that has good safety precautions.
well with certain mods you can run a S2 map...CAI Down Pipes FMIC ect... otherwise with out the supporting mods you have to stay at stage 1.. this is COBB talk but i think most tunes are the same in this regard.

S1 on COBB up to 26% gains over stock.. S2 think up to 40%+ over stock. Me personally S1 is enough for me.

I would reco a FMIC to anyone running a tune but that's up to them.


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Took car for a spin today, dat boost. I swear when i do standing starts with DTC on it limits power until like 3000 or something
press DTC once to partially deactivate it, hold the button for couple of seconds takes it off completely. I don't advise you do this! they get real happy around the corners!

MAX TOQ comes on at 1.5K Boost starts at 2.5K or 2.6k... so you get that kick at 2.5
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      06-12-2013, 04:25 AM   #51
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well with certain mods you can run a S2 map...CAI Down Pipes FMIC ect... otherwise with out the supporting mods you have to stay at stage 1.. this is COBB talk but i think most tunes are the same in this regard.

S1 on COBB up to 26% gains over stock.. S2 think up to 40%+ over stock. Me personally S1 is enough for me.

I would reco a FMIC to anyone running a tune but that's up to them.




press DTC once to partially deactivate it, hold the button for couple of seconds takes it off completely. I don't advise you do this! they get real happy around the corners!

MAX TOQ comes on at 1.5K Boost starts at 2.5K or 2.6k... so you get that kick at 2.5

Why do i get the kick at 2.6 if max torque is at 1.3? i though 1.3 is when i would start feeling the rush seeing as it keeps torque from 1.3-5.0 or something?
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Why do i get the kick at 2.6 if max torque is at 1.3? i though 1.3 is when i would start feeling the rush seeing as it keeps torque from 1.3-5.0 or something?
that kick is boost coming on..
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      06-12-2013, 07:57 AM   #53
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that kick is boost coming on..
ah, i just though seeing as it holds torque from 1300-5000 that 1300 was max boost
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      06-12-2013, 08:42 AM   #54
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ah, i just though seeing as it holds torque from 1300-5000 that 1300 was max boost
sure it holds max right up through... but i'm not 100% on that think it drops off towards red. Boost comes on at 2.5k and starts to drop at 4.8k i think i read....
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sure it holds max right up through... but i'm not 100% on that think it drops off towards red. Boost comes on at 2.5k and starts to drop at 4.8k i think i read....
Great thanks, so when it hits boost is that when it makes the most power trq+kw?

Just trying to figure out why boost feels so good hahah

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      06-12-2013, 08:51 AM   #56
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Just trying to figure out why boost feels so good hahah

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ah, i just though seeing as it holds torque from 1300-5000 that 1300 was max boost
sure it holds max right up through... but i'm not 100% on that think it drops off towards red. Boost comes on at 2.5k and starts to drop at 4.8k i think i read....
Boost starts dropping at 5500 (on the JB4)
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      07-21-2013, 05:13 AM   #58
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hey guys,

I'll be getting a Performance lip spoiler (rep or not) within the next few weeks and i was just wondering if there are any reps that look like the real thing as some reps are similar but not 100% there, quality aside.

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      07-21-2013, 06:53 AM   #59
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As a current p plater, i only hope i have a car as awesome as a 335i.. congrats mate hopefully i see it on the street one day
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      07-21-2013, 07:14 AM   #60
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Go OEM, the reps look too 'thick'
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      07-21-2013, 07:18 AM   #61
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As a current p plater, i only hope i have a car as awesome as a 335i.. congrats mate hopefully i see it on the street one day
Thanks champ! Im sure you will

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Go OEM, the reps look too 'thick'
i found a place that makes an awesome rep i would prefer oem though
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      07-21-2013, 07:20 AM   #62
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Go OEM, reps can often have inconsistent c/f weave.
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      07-21-2013, 08:51 AM   #63
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I've done both, and shoulda just went OEM from the beginning.

Learn from this
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      07-21-2013, 06:26 PM   #64
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OEM all the way - fit and finish is flawless.
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      07-21-2013, 07:44 PM   #65
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The only reason i am hesitant is the $300-$400 price difference

This one is a jbspeed their high kick reps seem to be the 2nd best option after oem



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OEM looks sick bro !
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