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      01-21-2013, 03:31 PM   #243
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I actually read all the other threads and they said the fan was broken because of a bad temperature element. I don't know if this is true, but one of the mods said his car felt way better after they replaced the fan. I'm hoping that I don't have to get a new temperature element as well. Will let you know soon!
I've seen/read that thread as well. Is the temperature element the thermostat?
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      01-21-2013, 05:35 PM   #244
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I've seen/read that thread as well. Is the temperature element the thermostat?
Thank you. That's what I meant. I'm going to ask if they replaced it too. They probably didn't but I'll ask.
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I really hope the M performance Power kit comes out in March cuz the wait is agonizing. I could use a few extra ponies.
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Thank you. That's what I meant. I'm going to ask if they replaced it too. They probably didn't but I'll ask.
When my car had the issue they scanned it and just tweaked the fan. Iono how but the car did run a bit better. I'm still going to bring my car in to fix all the other problems before spring.

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I really hope the M performance Power kit comes out in March cuz the wait is agonizing. I could use a few extra ponies.
Same boat as you. Once the car is fixed of course. I just hope the PPK isn't a letdown lol.
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      01-21-2013, 06:49 PM   #247
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This.



I think my car feels a bit weak because I don't have my fan fully repaired yet.
that explains it...stock I have no issues, so this fan/limp mode is probably impacting your stock impressions.
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that explains it...stock I have no issues, so this fan/limp mode is probably impacting your stock impressions.
Probably.
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      01-22-2013, 12:12 AM   #249
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Probably.
Just ask for a new fan, everyone is doing it...
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Bad news

Sorry guys but BMW has removed all informations and links to the new PPK that should be released in March 2013. Seems they are having some technical problems (in cause of the gurarantee!) and that the PPK will release later or never. I will ask BMW in Munich next week again...

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wtf???

but the main bmw website still shows the PPK: http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/acc...l=F30&cat=1009
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lol...
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PPK better release or I'm crashing my car into the nearest bmw dealer.
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PPK better release or I'm crashing my car into the nearest bmw dealer.
Better to light it on fire.

I've heard they respond to that better.
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Better to light it on fire.

I've heard they respond to that better.
Roger that.
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Yea, when is this damn thing supposed to come out? March now? I've heard no mention of it lately.
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Anyone have any idea what they mean by M Performance Intake Silencer?

Sounds like a restrictive intake piece. Wonder what removing it would do...
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They refer to the intake piece as a silencer. Same way they refer to the M Perf exhaust as a silencer. The M Perf. Intake silencer is less "silenced" than the stock Silencer.

Ya dig?
Not sure if anyone ever answered this correctly or not. I only read the first few and the last few pages of the thread, but BMW refers to engine air filters as intake silencers. So what they mean in this instance is with the PPK you will get a performance air filter, kind of like a K&N drop in filter. That's all it is, the filter.
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Yea, when is this damn thing supposed to come out? March now? I've heard no mention of it lately.
With all the M Peformance electric fan issues, I think it's being held up...

I'm assuming June like my dealer told me late last year.
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If its going to be 2500 dollars I'm going to skip this...
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If its going to be 2500 dollars I'm going to skip this...
I wouldn't rely on UK pricing as a guide.

Our BMW's don't cost us $60k for a 328i (while in UK it's like 30k Pounds)...

It'll be cost adjusted I"m sure of it...
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The PPK is an urban myth
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The PPK is an urban myth
Basically hiding out with mermaids and unicorns, but keep an eye out one never knows.
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Parts said April, they're getting updates from Germany. I'll believe when I see it.
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Thats good if its April. Kinda leaning towards a "real" tune. Hopefully Cobb or Procede release a tune soon. If not then JB4 or w/e for sure.
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