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      10-18-2018, 07:45 PM   #1
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Hey guys! I wanted to get some extra info on this... I have a 320i 2015 and I would like to put some mods on it and I'm deciding between a performance exhaust or a downpipe? Plus, I've heard from different people that I would need to get the car tuned on either one because the engine light would pop up and I want to keep that from happening.

Any suggestions would be appreciated! Not trying to spend a lot of money but would also want to prevent buying cheap quality items.
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      10-18-2018, 08:12 PM   #2
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Exhaust won't throw a CEL, catless dp will, catted dp might or it might not.
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      10-19-2018, 07:53 AM   #4
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A cool flame down the sides won't throw a CEL, and would look sweet
I second that. Plus it add like 20hp!!!!

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Hey guys! I wanted to get some extra info on this... I have a 320i 2015 and I would like to put some mods on it and I'm deciding between a performance exhaust or a downpipe? Plus, I've heard from different people that I would need to get the car tuned on either one because the engine light would pop up and I want to keep that from happening.

Any suggestions would be appreciated! Not trying to spend a lot of money but would also want to prevent buying cheap quality items.
Ive also got a 2015 320i. If you are looking at performance mods, the two best things you can do is put a tuner on it and get the SAT coded. I put a Dinan Stage 1 Tuner on my 320i and had the SAT coded and love it. It drives like a totally different car and is much faster and fun to drive. There are other tuning options to look into but I would start with those from a performance and drivability standpoint.
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I really like the JB4 or Bootmod burble tune
get that with catless downpipe exhaust
it's gonna sound like gunfire
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In terms of power, best mod for the value is a tune.
It will not throw a CEL light unless you did something wrong during install

If you do not want to tune your car, no point in adding any performance mod.
Get an exhaust for a sound improvement
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      11-03-2018, 08:39 AM   #9
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Ive also got a 2015 320i. If you are looking at performance mods, the two best things you can do is put a tuner on it and get the SAT coded. I put a Dinan Stage 1 Tuner on my 320i and had the SAT coded and love it. It drives like a totally different car and is much faster and fun to drive. There are other tuning options to look into but I would start with those from a performance and drivability standpoint.
Can any of the models be SAT coded?

To answer the OP, Catless downpipe helped my 320 alot. H&R springs, waiting for my JB+ install on Mon.
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Can any of the models be SAT coded?

To answer the OP, Catless downpipe helped my 320 alot. H&R springs, waiting for my JB+ install on Mon.
Yes. There are different options for coding the SAT along with a bunch of other features (I used Bimmer Coders). It was money very well spent.
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      11-03-2018, 11:58 PM   #11
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depends on what you want to achieve.

purely aesthetic? lowering you car

performance? DP + tune +/- intercooler

sound? go for an exhaust. I guess the DP will add to the sound too but it will throw a CEL unless you have a supporting tune.

I personally went for sound because I am still under warranty. Got an M performance exhaust which I definitely love over the stock one.

PS. come visit the n20 section. plenty of mods discussed and lots of info available =]
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