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      09-02-2011, 10:24 PM   #67
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May I get this for a 128i?
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      09-02-2011, 10:55 PM   #68
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If you give us the Ausy price, I'll convert it for us Americans Thanks in Advance
OK... but I don't really think they will translate... We get kinda screwed by BMW downunder...

N55:
  • Stage 1 $1770.00 + Coding
  • Stage 2 $2870.65 + Coding

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  • Stage 1 $1770.00 + Coding
  • Stage 2 $2645.00 + Coding ***

*** This is available at the price of the Stage 1 until December 31st 2011.

Additional parts required for Stage 2:
  • Brake Ducts $282
  • Relay Cable $49

Need new plugs at 60,000kms (supplied with Stage 2 kits)

Vehicles must have DME MSD81 fitted.
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      09-02-2011, 10:56 PM   #69
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May I get this for a 128i?
No. You do not have an N54 or N55 engine. Turbo models only...
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      09-05-2011, 01:26 PM   #70
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OK... but I don't really think they will translate... We get kinda screwed by BMW downunder...
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US and Aus dollar is about 1to1, why would it not translate. Whats's the base price for a 135?

Thanks for the prices

My calcs: 44k (US 135)/94k (AUD 135)*1770= 829 USD. *1.05 USD/AUD= $870. Still overpriced, shucks.

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      09-05-2011, 06:50 PM   #71
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I just got my car back from the dealership and asked them about the software upgrade. They had no idea what I was talking about. Lame
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      09-05-2011, 09:52 PM   #72
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US and Aus dollar is about 1to1, why would it not translate. Whats's the base price for a 135?

Thanks for the prices

My calcs: 44k (US 135)/94k (AUD 135)*1770= 829 USD. *1.05 USD/AUD= $870. Still overpriced, shucks.
What individual BMW parts sell for in the US and Oz often have no relation...

For example:

My 313 wheels:

Oz: $7200 AUD (no rubber)
US: $2169 USD (no rubber)

Based on that difference (Using your formula but basing it off the wheels instead of the car):

2169 (US 313s)/7200 (AUD 313s)*1770= 533 USD *1.05 USD/AUD= $560.

This seems a more likely price...
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      09-06-2011, 02:45 AM   #73
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Is it possible to get just a software update or you have to change DME to order it new
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      09-06-2011, 11:49 AM   #74
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What individual BMW parts sell for in the US and Oz often have no relation...

For example:

My 313 wheels:

Oz: $7200 AUD (no rubber)
US: $1590 USD (no rubber)

Based on that difference (Using your formula but basing it off the wheels instead of the car):

2169 (US 313s)/7200 (AUD 313s)*1770= 533 USD *1.05 USD/AUD= $560.

This seems a more likely price...
2169 should be 1590?

1590/7200*1770*1.05= 410, not bad
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      09-06-2011, 02:30 PM   #75
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If 20hp is enough to satisfy you and you're only interested in stage 1, then why not just get a JB+ ? It'll actually give you more hp, no internet downloading etc and it's plug and play. You'll save a couple hundred dollars. I've yet to hear any complaints or issues from it arise.
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      09-06-2011, 07:50 PM   #76
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Doesn't the JB+ have issues with the latest DME on N55?
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I think more is included but I'm yet to get all the details. Like I said earlier I like the fact the it's covered under warranty and you don't have to worry about anything when you bring the car in for service.
I can remove or install my JB4, quick mount meth kit, intakes, and put everything back together in under 20 minutes. What good is 20 horsepower for $600 when you can have 150 for $1000...
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      09-06-2011, 11:45 PM   #78
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May I get this for a 128i?
lol if it is a 20hp increase on the n54 it would probably make 5 on the n52...
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2169 should be 1590?

1590/7200*1770*1.05= 410, not bad
Sorry. The first number ($1590) was the Tischer Price (what I paid)... The $2169 is the MSRP...

Started off with the Tischer price but halfway through decided I should use the BMW MSRP for the point I was trying to make as it's more accurate and didn't change all of the numbers in my post...

Have fixed it now...
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I can remove or install my JB4, quick mount meth kit, intakes, and put everything back together in under 20 minutes. What good is 20 horsepower for $600 when you can have 150 for $1000...
Its also the piece of mind the customer is getting being backed by the manufacturers warranty. To some people thats worth it all in itself.
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      09-07-2011, 07:55 AM   #81
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I just got my car back from the dealership and asked them about the software upgrade. They had no idea what I was talking about. Lame
Anything official in writing from BMW on this yet? Went to the local dealer today and same response as above.
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      09-07-2011, 08:10 AM   #82
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If the $1770 price is in Aus then you need to divide by 1.05 to convert to USD, not multiply.

-The math police!

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What individual BMW parts sell for in the US and Oz often have no relation...

For example:

My 313 wheels:

Oz: $7200 AUD (no rubber)
US: $2169 USD (no rubber)

Based on that difference (Using your formula but basing it off the wheels instead of the car):

2169 (US 313s)/7200 (AUD 313s)*1770= 533 USD *1.05 USD/AUD= $560.

This seems a more likely price...
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      09-07-2011, 08:45 AM   #83
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If the $1770 price is in Aus then you need to divide by 1.05 to convert to USD, not multiply.

-The math police!
Yeah... I didn't write the equation... just stuck in prices for a different product... It's not how I would have written it but I wanted to keep it the same format as the OP's equation...

The end result is that $533 AUD = $560 USD based on an exchange rate of 105 US cents in the Australian Dollar...
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      09-07-2011, 12:17 PM   #84
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All this talk about prices and currency conversion is pretty useless without an actual product with which to apply them.
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      09-07-2011, 12:59 PM   #85
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I see that the kit is also available here in South Africa...$3000 for the full kit and $1900 for the software only option...madness I tell you...and thats before labour...
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      09-08-2011, 12:49 AM   #86
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Hi. Where did you see that it was available in South Africa as a two part kit? I have been trying my local dealers and all it get is the response that that hardware is required also.

Thanks Craig
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Kinda strange that Australia got it first.... That NEVER HAPPENS!!!
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Kinda strange that Australia got it first.... That NEVER HAPPENS!!!
Your telling me! I'm still waiting and I work for them!
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