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      11-03-2012, 04:53 AM   #23
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Mark unless you're planning on tracking your car, the Continental RFT's should be more than adequate for you. If you are tracking, then keep those and get a second set of rims and tyres. The brakes aren't bad, I just find they lack in feel somewhat.

I'm with Spikey, I'm not touching any of the first gen boost controllers.
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      11-03-2012, 05:23 AM   #24
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Eisenmann Quad Tip exhaust for the 328i. Yeow!!!!
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      11-03-2012, 06:04 AM   #25
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Eisenmann Quad Tip exhaust for the 328i. Yeow!!!!
wow.... stu going to have these? looks good, wonder how they'll sound
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      11-03-2012, 06:17 AM   #26
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I struggle with quad-tips on a non-M car.
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      11-03-2012, 06:24 AM   #27
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Would you need to get a new diffuser to fit the quad tips?
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      11-03-2012, 06:28 AM   #28
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Ya I think you would need to =/

When do you think the 328 stage 1 tune will be available??
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      11-03-2012, 06:55 AM   #29
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Would you need to get a new diffuser to fit the quad tips?
yea, to fit the quads lol

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Ya I think you would need to =/

When do you think the 328 stage 1 tune will be available??
there's quite a few stage 1 plug and play piggy back type tunes. would be interesting down the track to see if there'll be a cobb tune and outputs from other flash tunes
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      11-05-2012, 08:14 AM   #30
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Mark unless you're planning on tracking your car, the Continental RFT's should be more than adequate for you. If you are tracking, then keep those and get a second set of rims and tyres. The brakes aren't bad, I just find they lack in feel somewhat.

I'm with Spikey, I'm not touching any of the first gen boost controllers.
Thanks for the feedback. My thoughts turned to the tyres because I have the impression that the road feel and handling would be improved with a different tyre. Dont get me wrong, it drives great now but I get the distinct impression through the seat of my pants that the run flats have a negative effect in comparison to a non run flat of equal or better performance.

As for the stage 1 tunes, Looking at the available information they seem relatively conservative for the N20 so it does not worry me too much,.. unless you all have experienced or heard different?
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      11-05-2012, 04:02 PM   #31
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Thanks for the feedback. My thoughts turned to the tyres because I have the impression that the road feel and handling would be improved with a different tyre. Dont get me wrong, it drives great now but I get the distinct impression through the seat of my pants that the run flats have a negative effect in comparison to a non run flat of equal or better performance.

As for the stage 1 tunes, Looking at the available information they seem relatively conservative for the N20 so it does not worry me too much,.. unless you all have experienced or heard different?
If handling is what you're after, suspension mods would be the way to go.

As for the tune, I don't like tunes that fiddle with boost without addressing timing. It's too much of a blunt instrument for my liking, but each to their own. I expect there are many happy customers.
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the reason why tyrerack cant send certain tyres to AUS is because of the compliance in AUS. I cant remember how exactly it was done, but some friends use to state that it was purely for track. maybe worth a shot
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the reason why tyrerack cant send certain tyres to AUS is because of the compliance in AUS. I cant remember how exactly it was done, but some friends use to state that it was purely for track. maybe worth a shot
I think some manufacturers (e.g. Michelin) have come down on them to protect their market pricing here also.
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      11-06-2012, 04:56 AM   #34
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I'll probably start using a freight forwarder if tirerack can't ship direct. Would love to support local businesses here, but the prices are so far apart it's ridiculous.
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I'll probably start using a freight forwarder if tirerack can't ship direct. Would love to support local businesses here, but the prices are so far apart it's ridiculous.
If you do, please let us know who you go with... will probably look into it down the track too
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wow.... stu going to have these? looks good, wonder how they'll sound
Can definitely get these... both dual tips and quad tips.

Just need someone to be a guinea pig
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