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      08-21-2012, 10:21 AM   #9
DaFish
2008 335i E92, Almost full mods
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Drives: 2008 335i E92, Procede V5
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Originally Posted by Alex07M3 View Post
if price is an issue, why go with an Akra system, you could just go with test pipes and the OEM exhaust mod for 1/5 of the price with the same gain in performance!? Also, if you're on a budget and you want a minimum of 550hp, why go with a 650+hp set-up and ask where you could compromise to get the cost down!?
I like the sound of the akra system. Not sure if I like the others and exhaust note is a big issue. Has to be performance, but not too loud that my wife won't go in the car.

The supercharger: I read a few threads that people who got the 550 SC were disappointed they didn't go with the 620 after a bit. I figure in for a penny, in for a pound.

Skimp on the brakes (stock brakes are decent) for a while, maybe just do the springs with Swifts.... and save for the brakes/suspension in a year.
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2008 335i E92 Black, Procede Rev 2.5 (11-1 map), BMS DCI, AR Catless DPs, AMS FMIC, Procede PWM Meth, Forge DVs, CDV delete, 230s w/ 235/265 Michelin PSS, Dinan S3 susp w/ front/rear M3 arms (4), Wavetrac LSD, Subframe bushings, Dinan Rear Sway, Rogue toe arms, Stoptech Slotted rotors, Stoptech Street pads w/ steel lines