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      08-17-2018, 12:14 PM   #1
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Estoril blue 435 x drive build thread!

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M-Sport 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 suspension mods and 18's of a 135. 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 was browsing between a few other cars including a 335 and an b8.5 s4/5. The colors what really drew me in, along with the bmw brand loyalty, not to mention precious issues with Volkswagen group cars. I purchased the car through CarMax Warwick, got it shipped in from Indiana. That whole process took about 3-4 weeks. Then I got the call that my car arrived, signed the paperwork and drove away.

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Downpipe unsure wether I want to go catted or catless
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Looks great!

Congrats.
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      08-17-2018, 03:24 PM   #3
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Congrats.
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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VRSF charge pipe

Hopefully installing Sunday with a small write up. Shout out to VRSF for a seemingly great product and very fast shipping, (basically at my house next day even though I live a state over.) I figured it would be best to upgrade before it's too late and I'm stranded somewhere with a broken charge pipe. I'm also waiting for an oil change kit from FCP Euro, along with new windshield wipers and a few small maintenance items from ECS. I also decided to remove my trunk lip spoiler, in search of something of better quality and something that is a little bit taller.
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