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      10-14-2012, 08:59 PM   #10
ozinaldo
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Despite the fact that I don't run a tune or track my 1M, I just decided not to wait for warranty to expire or the stock unit blow all of a sudden and today ordered the ER charge pipe. This car doesn't deserve such poorly designed, flawed pieces kept in, imo a reliable car is always better than any warranty. My whole experience with BMW dealers since I ordered this car was quite frustrating like most people, I pretend that this car doesn't even have any warranty, any free service or so and I am on my own and thus I avoid the dealer as long as it is possible since every time I needed them and took my car in, something unnecessary, something worse than original issue happened due to their incompetence or indifference and I totally regretted doing so.

Maybe my stock cp would never have any issues but I prefer to forget about this potential issue and have a peace of mind over this gambling. Avoiding a nasty problem sounds wiser to me than fixing it after it happens.
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"The mark of a great car is one whose overall competence exceeds what you should expect from its individual components and the 1M does just that", Chris Harris.
BMW 1M-SOLD-: TECH: Evolve Race+N55mids, Evolve IC, Michelin PSS, ER cp, aFe filter, CDVx, Vorshlag camber plates, BMS OCC EXTERIOR: trunk spoiler, blacklines, black grills, IND goodies INTERIOR: Alcantara steering wheel, steel pedals, custom mats, MPower e-brake.