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      02-28-2013, 02:41 AM   #1
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      02-28-2013, 02:49 AM   #2
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Ok I'll start. So here's what I've done to my m so far in the last 6 to 8 months.

- did oem exhaust mod but sold it because I hated cold start loudness
- did bpmsport tune - loving it
- installed Megan racing exhaust now that bpmsport Benvo removed cold start cycle
- installed h&r race springs. Looks awesome but rides like crap so I may swap back
- installed amp with subs > boom! It's awesome
- ordered scoops so it should be on the way

Next up --- thinking test pipes, pulley, wheels..

Any other suggestions...?
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      02-28-2013, 09:37 AM   #3
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Spend money on track time and driving instruction.
How do you like the Megan? I need to hear it sometime. The only money I've spent on my M in the 8 months I've had it is on a liter of oil, Benvo tune (still love it), and brake pads for the track that I have yet to install.
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      02-28-2013, 11:27 AM   #4
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i heard ess supercharger is the way to go...
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      02-28-2013, 11:39 AM   #5
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@transfer - I like it. Looks good and sounds good for super cheap. I'm sure we'll see each other around town when the weather gets better. As or track time I've been on my motorcycle but not in a car. Might sign up for bmwcca car control clinic.

@andy - I'm a budget modder No ess til warranty expires. Then again I should start an ESS fund now.

@1moremod - damn sounds expensive. I bet it corners like a badass tho.
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      02-28-2013, 12:58 PM   #7
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CSL trunk and encore innovation exhaust for me, but that's about it so far. Next up is suspension
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      02-28-2013, 01:04 PM   #8
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CSL trunk and encore innovation exhaust for me, but that's about it so far. Next up is suspension
Your m was looking good that one day at the Carrozzeria grand opening. I totally wanted that encore and trunk but u got me beat . That's okay... When you coming by to zap your m? Jordan says you want some things done.
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      02-28-2013, 02:19 PM   #9
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Ok I'll start. So here's what I've done to my m so far in the last 6 to 8 months.

- did oem exhaust mod but sold it because I hated cold start loudness
- did bpmsport tune - loving it
- installed Megan racing exhaust now that bpmsport Benvo removed cold start cycle
- installed h&r race springs. Looks awesome but rides like crap so I may swap back
- installed amp with subs > boom! It's awesome
- ordered scoops so it should be on the way

Next up --- thinking test pipes, pulley, wheels..

Any other suggestions...?
Was it hard to install the amp and sub?

I haven't done a damn thing lately to my car. Just waiting on spring so I can put on my lip and wheels.
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      02-28-2013, 02:47 PM   #10
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It was intimidating at first but turned out easy. I'll write a DIY later.

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      02-28-2013, 04:05 PM   #11
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......And I sold mine.... Been shopping for a 997TT which is a pretty difficult task. I might as well wait and order the new M4.
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      02-28-2013, 04:46 PM   #12
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MS drop-in w/ scoops
MS test pipes
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ESS stg II tune w/ baseline 240E
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      02-28-2013, 05:29 PM   #13
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......And I sold mine.... Been shopping for a 997TT which is a pretty difficult task. I might as well wait and order the new M4.
I want to see M4. Come buy and we'll zap it with my cable
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      02-28-2013, 05:30 PM   #14
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MS drop-in w/ scoops
MS test pipes
MS pulleys
Megan Exhaust
ESS stg II tune w/ baseline 240E
H&R Springs
Xpel Front Clip
CF Splitters

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I'm envious.. How's the ess stage II?
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      02-28-2013, 06:42 PM   #15
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I want to see M4. Come buy and we'll zap it with my cable
Totally planning on it.....
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I'm envious.. How's the ess stage II?
very smooth, pulls really good. Need to confirm the results with a dyno
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i heard ess supercharger is the way to go...
I heard G-Power SS is the way to go.
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M3 nw section is dead... I hear crickets
When ever I see you at the next meet, I need you to zap my car.
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Added V3s, Vorshlag camber plates and Project kick NeoChorme lug nuts. Challenge race x-pipe not installed yet. Saving up for eisenmann race exhaust. Thanks Carrozzeria for the lug nuts!
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When you coming by to zap your m? Jordan says you want some things done.
Yeah, been meaning to talk to you but havent had time to even think about it lately (work has been insane). But yes, need to come by and see you soon!
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......And I sold mine.... Been shopping for a 997TT which is a pretty difficult task. I might as well wait and order the new M4.
Alfa 4C has my attention; mid-engine carbon fiber monocoque ~2,100 lbs. I'll probably end up the safe route with the M4, though.

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