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      12-31-2011, 12:13 PM   #23
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i love that silver interior
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      12-31-2011, 12:22 PM   #24
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Anyone who believes the gains claimed by RPi should have their heads examined. I have some stickers that will give you 10hp each. Check the for sale section for them.
Agreed. But for just a few hundred bucks I'll take the chance though. Hopefully my post-mod dyno next week will show some good gains, whether from the exhaust or scoops. Or baby seat.
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      12-31-2011, 12:31 PM   #25
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i love that silver interior
I don't so much. Looks much bluer on the bmw website in bright light. But it did save me a few hundred bucks over the other leather options, which paid for my arguably useless scoops

Maybe the color will grow on me.
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      12-31-2011, 01:12 PM   #26
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Agreed. But for just a few hundred bucks I'll take the chance though. Hopefully my post-mod dyno next week will show some good gains, whether from the exhaust or scoops. Or baby seat.
RPi scoops are $99.... why would you say a couple hundred bucks?

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      12-31-2011, 02:02 PM   #27
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RPi scoops are $99.... why would you say a couple hundred bucks?
Included the air filter plus install
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      12-31-2011, 02:37 PM   #28
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Included the air filter plus install
Ahh okay

With a filter, you can hope togain a decent couple of horsepower

Look into the MS Stage 2 intake

I have only the filter, but have read good stuff about their full system

EAS can help you out
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      12-31-2011, 03:19 PM   #29
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Ahh okay

With a filter, you can hope togain a decent couple of horsepower

Look into the MS Stage 2 intake

I have only the filter, but have read good stuff about their full system

EAS can help you out
Yup, stage 2 intake next, then maybe a tune. Oh and I do have the APerformance x-pipe, not just axle back re you earlier comment on hp increases. Need to focus.

Thanks for the advice
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      12-31-2011, 05:34 PM   #30
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Yup, stage 2 intake next, then maybe a tune. Oh and I do have the APerformance x-pipe, not just axle back re you earlier comment on hp increases. Need to focus.

Thanks for the advice
Ahh okay. Yeah the axel back with an xpipe will easily get you some 20whp
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      12-31-2011, 05:45 PM   #31
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Ummmm...not sure what this thread is about, but here is my little dude in the back of my E90M3

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LOL...didn't realize the pic was soooo freakin big!
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      01-01-2012, 02:09 AM   #32
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Wait. What. Infant seats are the latest mod you guys are doing ? Possibly the most expensive mod you can make!
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      01-01-2012, 04:38 AM   #33
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I have a similar car in AW. Now I know what those carbon fiber mods will look like on my e90. Pretty sweet. I don't think it's safe to have both the LATCH and seat belt though. Might want to reread your owner's manual for the seat.
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      01-01-2012, 11:08 AM   #34
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Wait. What. Infant seats are the latest mod you guys are doing ? Possibly the most expensive mod you can make!
Yeh but the performance gains are totally underrated. Get with or go home.
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      01-01-2012, 11:13 AM   #35
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I have a similar car in AW. Now I know what those carbon fiber mods will look like on my e90. Pretty sweet. I don't think it's safe to have both the LATCH and seat belt though. Might want to reread your owner's manual for the seat.
NHTSA says its safe to use both at the same time. I just checked cos u scared me.
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I was indirectly tieing it with performance mods, haha! The added acceleration from them will cause footprints and indents from the rear facing seat and your kid!

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Thank you Chris. Clearly I'm focusing way too much on the performance mods and overlooking the numerous complex and important issues surrounding baby seats. It's clearly time for a dedicated E90 M3?baby seat and toddler health and safety forum for those of us stuck with practical and dull M3 family sedans

Enough with my expensive and selfish performance mods.
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      01-01-2012, 05:17 PM   #37
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I really hate the US infant seat bases. I really wish we could use the European ISOFIX system, since the US infant bases have almost no resistance to side to side movement. Yes, infant seats are better in that they have side protection crash absorbing foams, but still, the Euro stuff is so much better.

That's why I use Recaro boosters when my kids get old enough. It's the only seat I could find with any significant resistance to side displacement and has great side protection.
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      01-01-2012, 06:04 PM   #38
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I have a recaro seat in mine as well. Question, what seat protector/matt are you using under the car seat?
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      01-02-2012, 02:29 PM   #39
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Your car looks great. I would love to see some closer shots of the color matched side gills, if you have them. I can't decide if I should color match, do gloss black, or leave stock.
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Your car looks great. I would love to see some closer shots of the color matched side gills, if you have them. I can't decide if I should color match, do gloss black, or leave stock.
how's this:

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More in my photo album. It really pops.
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how's this:

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More in my photo album. It really pops.
Awesome, thanks!
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