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      07-26-2012, 09:06 PM   #1
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Hi,

I had a 2008 135i Vert and traded it in after 2 short years for a 328 X-Drive M-Sport Coupe.
Had some major N55 Engines Woes which forced me to sell. I have missed it ever since.
I like my 3er but it is no rocket sled like my previous Vert....and it's not a Vert.

Anyway, i have just traded it in for a 2012 135i Vert!

Picking up on Monday.

Space Grey Metallic/Black Leatherette
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M-Sport
Some other options i cannot recall.

Wondering what the best and simplest mods are to consider.

Thanks,
Ted

Very excited!
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      07-26-2012, 09:15 PM   #2
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Check out the BMW PPK tune. BMW will flash the tune in the car in about 2 hours at any dealer. Gives a nice little bump in hp/tq and it doesnt effect your warranty.
What issues with the N55 did you experience?
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      07-26-2012, 10:05 PM   #3
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On my 08 one of the turbos went.
Had hpfp issues.
Various issues like 3rd brakelight falling out time and again.
It was in the shop too often.
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      07-26-2012, 10:18 PM   #4
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08 is N54 not N55...
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      07-27-2012, 07:03 AM   #5
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08 is N54 not N55...
Yup.


But congrats OP, welcome back!
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      07-27-2012, 10:00 AM   #6
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Welcome back to the obsession!
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      07-27-2012, 10:21 AM   #7
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Welcome back you lucky SOB I drove mine for probably the last time last night returning from the airport and I took the long way home.

cosmetic or performance?

Cosmetic: wheels and grilles.
Performance: PPK and FMIC.

Im doing the PPK for my 335i next week
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      07-27-2012, 03:54 PM   #8
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Right, the original was n54....typo.
I am considering the ppk but was also wondering about any interior upgrades and cosmetic upgrades.

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