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      08-17-2018, 01:14 PM   #1
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Estoril blue 435 x drive build thread!

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So I'm a transfer over from e90 post, as I previously had a e90 325xi. Small few mods on that but nothing too crazy. About a month ago I purchased a 2014 435 x-drive with cold weather package, technology package, and obviously the msport package with 71,000 miles on it. I purchased the car through CarMax, got it shipped in from Indiana. I was very skeptical from buying through them, that being said it went easily and was mostly painless, and the issues that we did have weren't from them. But anyways, it's an amazing car, and I'm very excited to mod it, and just have a lot of fun.
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Looks great!

Congrats.
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Thank you! I'm excited!
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Looks great. Congrats. Buy a JB4, it will be the best $450 you ever spent. It really gives the car the pep that it should have.
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Looks great. Congrats. Buy a JB4, it will be the best $450 you ever spent. It really gives the car the pep that it should have.
Thank you!! I Already purchased the MHD licensing just waiting to install it. I like the idea of the flash tune, it was either that or BM3
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Fantastic car - and color! Congratulations.

If your N55 equipped vehicle still has an original charge pipe (made of plastic), please consider replacing it with Evolution Racewerks one before applying any tune.
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Fantastic car - and color! Congratulations.

If your N55 equipped vehicle still has an original charge pipe (made of plastic), please consider replacing it with Evolution Racewerks one before applying any tune.
Thank you for the heads up, I will be ordering one within the next week or so, as I just installed the tune yesterday, more to come soon, thank you!
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So first off I purchased a BMS air intake off of a forum member evanberger687 installed it for more intake noises, not really caring if they're is any actual performance gain.

Also the next day before I could make the post, I decided to pull the trigger on an MHD license, and stage one tune. Pulls so much harder, the burble is nice too.
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Looks great. Congrats. Buy a JB4, it will be the best $450 you ever spent. It really gives the car the pep that it should have.
Thank you!! I Already purchased the MHD licensing just waiting to install it. I like the idea of the flash tune, it was either that or BM3
Glad to help. It's best to enjoy a leisurely drive before the installation of a new charge pipe. :-)
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Looks great! I also have the 2014 435 xdrive in Estoril Blue II. The mods never end lol. With your tune you will be running more boost so you'll need a new chargepipe.
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Looks great! I also have the 2014 435 xdrive in Estoril Blue II. The mods never end lol. With your tune you will be running more boost so you'll need a new chargepipe.
Yes! In the area I'm in (Eastern CT) I never see estoril blue 435's, or even msport 435's I'll see a decent amount of 335 msports but never the 435's! And within the next week or two I'm going to order a VRSF chargepipe
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Looks great. Congrats. Buy a JB4, it will be the best $450 you ever spent. It really gives the car the pep that it should have.
Thank you!! I Already purchased the MHD licensing just waiting to install it. I like the idea of the flash tune, it was either that or BM3
Glad to help. It's best to enjoy a leisurely drive before the installation of a new charge pipe. :-)
I'm not too worried as it's a newer OEM charge pipe, (within 15k miles) that being said, still will be upgrading as soon as possible just to prevent the worry of having to get one overnighted.
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I ordered an eBay trunk spoiler, m4 style, I love the way it looks, doesn't fit perfect though, ordering a CF one soon!
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Also here's another photo of the car I took over the last weekend!
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