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      05-10-2012, 05:15 PM   #1
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Cool FIRST WAVE OF MODS! E9x

Jumping into the performance upgrading head first! Ordered MS pulleys, MS stage 1 intake, Challenge x pipe street, Challenge slip on exhaust, and a few cosmetic stuff for sheer ascetics. Dumped about 4k+ on these goodies and my question is, am I being penny wise and dollar foolish not going with the extra $300+ for the MS stage 2 vs. MS stage 1? Personally, from what i read, I doubt I'm gonna feel the difference. And also, I cannot seem to find a vid of full Challenge exhaust (street x pipe w/ slip on rear)? Does anyone have this setup? Am I gonna need a tune?? It never ends, LoL!!! Thx...
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      05-10-2012, 06:08 PM   #3
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      05-10-2012, 08:44 PM   #4
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Jumping into the performance upgrading head first! Ordered MS pulleys, MS stage 1 intake, Challenge x pipe street, Challenge slip on exhaust, and a few cosmetic stuff for sheer ascetics. Dumped about 4k+ on these goodies and my question is, am I being penny wise and dollar foolish not going with the extra $300+ for the MS stage 2 vs. MS stage 1? Personally, from what i read, I doubt I'm gonna feel the difference. And also, I cannot seem to find a vid of full Challenge exhaust (street x pipe w/ slip on rear)? Does anyone have this setup? Am I gonna need a tune?? It never ends, LoL!!! Thx...
wrong forum bro... but nice pick with the challenge and with the street you won't need a tune...
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This is where you post stuff to sell bro!!!! But I understand the excitement!
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Wow..I would guess 19 yrs old.
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      05-10-2012, 09:26 PM   #9
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My bad. Yea, newbie here; kinda like my whip.......
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New Mods E9x

Just purchased MS stage 1 intake, MS pulleys, full Challenge street exhaust. Will the stage 1 vs. stage 2 intake make much of a difference? Hard to justify the $300+... Is a tune the next step?

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      05-10-2012, 09:47 PM   #11
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Seriously? Two threads about the same thing? Just and you will find all the info you need.
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Since your new(clearly), and a bit excited(clearly), take a step back, sit down, and breathe. Were all here for similar reasons, but you'll find that you'll be welcomed with open arms if you contribute and act accordingly (maturity goes a long way on the Internet).

Start with an introduction, since you and your car are new. Tell us about yourself, previous cars, goals, plans, ect..
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      05-10-2012, 10:23 PM   #13
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Tough crowd.. I believe this would be the thread for, say, modifications? Geez.... Oh yea; second BMW, retired, no goals, no plans.
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skip stage 2 and yes tune should be next.
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didn't know challenge finally released their rear section..nice...pics and vids would be nice..

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Ordered challenge from eas website yesterday. No bad news back from them yet.. Btw, on a different note, just saw a Commercial for ford Taurus w/ 360 Hp ripping it up on a track! Wtf? A Taurus?
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Your car is an e90 M3 or an e90x m3? Lol sorry I couldn't help myself.
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Ordered challenge from eas website yesterday. No bad news back from them yet.. Btw, on a different note, just saw a Commercial for ford Taurus w/ 360 Hp ripping it up on a track! Wtf? A Taurus?
isnt that just the revived SHO. not that great.
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Your car is an e90 M3 or an e90x m3? Lol sorry I couldn't help myself.
Its AWD, duh.
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SHO from the 90's? Old is new. Thread title corrected; E9X. Not as thread savy as the Police fan, but your helping me catch up to your post count...
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yes ford rereleased the sho in 2010.
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SHO from the 90's? Old is new. Thread title corrected; E9X. Not as thread savy as the Police fan, but your helping me catch up to your post count...
What the hell is a post count? People actually keep track of that stuff?
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