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      08-09-2014, 11:30 AM   #1
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bad idea to buy a used JB4?

Someone is selling a used JB4 in my area. just wondering if that's a bad idea or should go new? I'm new to tunes and still reading about it. here's the ad:

http://ramstein.bookoo.com/i/48240906

thanks!
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      08-09-2014, 11:45 AM   #2
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Someone is selling a used JB4 in my area. just wondering if that's a bad idea or should go new? I'm new to tunes and still reading about it. here's the ad:

http://ramstein.bookoo.com/i/48240906

thanks!
I'd buy a new any day. 100%
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      08-09-2014, 12:04 PM   #3
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I'm debating between the used JB4 or new N55 stage 1...basically same price.
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      08-09-2014, 12:42 PM   #4
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BMS does not provide warranty or support for used tuners, and there have been various hardware changes, so it's hard to know if you're even getting the latest thing. I'd avoid used if you're new to the scene and may need professional help.

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Aggree.

Buy the tune your heart makes you buy. You must have a clue of where you plan to end up, tune wise.
The price difference isn't bad.
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Thank you all for your responses. I think I'm going with the N55 stage 1 since this is my first BMW and tune
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Thank you all for your responses. I think I'm going with the N55 stage 1 since this is my first BMW and tune
Respect!

But the 335 can stand more than that, I bet you'll want more
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Thank you all for your responses. I think I'm going with the N55 stage 1 since this is my first BMW and tune
I love the stage 1. Put it on 2 days ago and couldn't be happier!
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      08-11-2014, 01:06 PM   #9
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stage 1 a great starting point
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      08-20-2014, 10:40 AM   #10
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Respect!

But the 335 can stand more than that, I bet you'll want more
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The majority always end up wanting more. We all say XX increase in power will be enough in the beginning
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i bought mine used. no issues.
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i don't see an issue with buying it used as long as it was in great working order before hand..
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I bought two used ones and neither one works. Definitely get a new one if you plan on sticking with JB4. And definitely stage 2!
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^^ well that would answer the OP's question.
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