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      03-06-2012, 02:36 AM   #3
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Drives: E87 130i
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2005 BMW 130i  [2.62]
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Originally Posted by strati1 View Post
Honestly the only gains you can extract are scoops and intake then exhaust, this combined with the right dyne will give you not even a 10% gain. Save your money buy a decent suspension and some sticky tires then go find a windy road a see what our 1 series was meant to really do.
/facepalm.

I am aware of the starting mods to get the ~10%, I am also aware of how to set up a car for track/hills.

I was curious as to whether anyone had done a decent build, or if an engine swap is the only option if a hatch is a requirement.

Thanks for your input.