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      11-18-2017, 07:22 PM   #23
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That's a great-looking F31 ...I'm glad you were able to find one with the options you were looking for, that's a long wait!

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      11-29-2017, 09:17 PM   #24
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Dinan P1 Power Package arrived. Can't wait to get the parts installed.

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      11-29-2017, 09:49 PM   #25
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Dinan P1 Power Package arrived. Can't wait to get the parts installed.

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      12-03-2017, 09:53 PM   #26
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Nice!
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Living vicariously through you guys who are capable of getting BOXES of dinan parts lol

Im too busy over here watching my wife buy boxes of ovulation test kits *sadface...tears*
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      12-11-2017, 07:38 PM   #28
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Living vicariously through you guys who are capable of getting BOXES of dinan parts lol

Im too busy over here watching my wife buy boxes of ovulation test kits *sadface...tears*
Hahahhahh..... been there.

Open your own private checking acct at a different bank, match $$ for your “BMW NEEDS”.
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Living vicariously through you guys who are capable of getting BOXES of dinan parts lol

Im too busy over here watching my wife buy boxes of ovulation test kits *sadface...tears*
Lol been there too! 2 kids later .....it gets better bro!!!
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      12-12-2017, 11:04 AM   #30
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awaiting updates!
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      12-20-2017, 10:27 PM   #31
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awaiting updates!
Hoping to get the Dinan bits on by year end

I had 225/45/18 Michelin X Ice XI3 installed at all 4 corners. My car was delivered with the Type 441/summer tires 18x8 225/45/18, 18x8.5 255/40/18 but a 225/45/18 is fine on the 8.5 width rear. I'm in it for superior winter traction so square 225s are ideal.

I drove 3 years with my last F31 on all seasons and it was just OK in the snow so I'm ready for 3750lbs + xDrive + proper snow tires.




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      02-01-2018, 12:05 PM   #32
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any update? Pics of exhaust on the car?
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      02-10-2018, 05:56 PM   #33
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Installed the Dinan P1 Power Package last weekend. The car rips, as expected. Once I get a chance to clean the car I'll get some decent pics.

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      02-15-2018, 01:02 PM   #34
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sometimes i wish i had a 328i so i could have more engine modification possibilities
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      02-15-2018, 03:54 PM   #35
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sometimes i wish i had a 328i so i could have more engine modification possibilities
I initially leased an EBII 328d and then purchased the 328i for this specific reason. With bolt ons the car rips nicely for my daily needs.

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      02-15-2018, 04:08 PM   #36
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      02-15-2018, 04:12 PM   #37
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Malloy, Can i get the part number for the black / rubber with stitching boot/trunk liner?

And a better pic?

I've already ordered the rubber mats for mine, and there no pictures on the bmw parts list.

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I'll check my records tonight. What do you want a pic of?

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Malloy, Can i get the part number for the black / rubber with stitching boot/trunk liner?

And a better pic?

I've already ordered the rubber mats for mine, and there no pictures on the bmw parts list.
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      02-19-2018, 11:44 PM   #39
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I initially leased an EBII 328d and then purchased the 328i for this specific reason. With bolt ons the car rips nicely for my daily needs.
Sorry since this is a bit off topic, but figured I'd post this publicly to also help anyone in my same situation.

I'm in the market for an F31. Is the 328i that much better than the 328d? The gas efficiency is quite attractive but is that the only thing going for the diesel versions?
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I initially leased an EBII 328d and then purchased the 328i for this specific reason. With bolt ons the car rips nicely for my daily needs.
Sorry since this is a bit off topic, but figured I'd post this publicly to also help anyone in my same situation.

I'm in the market for an F31. Is the 328i that much better than the 328d? The gas efficiency is quite attractive but is that the only thing going for the diesel versions?
Yea, thats really about it. The efficiency is amazing but the car is slow and noisy.

In my opinion the n20 is pretty rowdy but the the n47 makes it seem like a smooth Lexus V8. I didn?t mind the noise, but that circa 2007 diesel unit sounds a bit out of place when next to modern diesels.

Also, the well documented timing chain issue scares me, and I think BMW USA is less likely to cover it it a problem occurred.

The n20 is a fun engine - I strongly prefer driving it. It's really fun now that its at/near stock N55 power levels.

ps. your wagon looks amazing!

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      02-22-2018, 11:51 AM   #41
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Love the touring and the Dinan bits! That's well optioned pony! Congrats!
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      02-22-2018, 03:27 PM   #42
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I'm looking FW to activating the rear fogs!

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I'm looking FW to activating the rear fogs!

Are they there already and just no switch?

I grew up in the UK and am used to them in the car. That said I see the odd Jaguar/ Audi driver with them on at times without most/ fog which reduces the ability to see the brake lights.
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Are they there already and just no switch?

I grew up in the UK and am used to them in the car. That said I see the odd Jaguar/ Audi driver with them on at times without most/ fog which reduces the ability to see the brake lights.
You can modify the stock switch or get the euro switch. Plug it in and code it, done.
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