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      07-18-2012, 01:18 PM   #45
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to those that have mods on their cars - any issue with warranty work or scheduled BMW maintenance?
I have JB4 on its way and considering which air intake (recommendation would be appreciated too).

1 questions that got me a little confused
- aFe Stage 2 Sealed Air Intake vs BMS Dual Cone Setup, is there a huge difference in performance as aFe is $500 and BMS is only $100

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      07-18-2012, 07:49 PM   #46
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to those that have mods on their cars - any issue with warranty work or scheduled BMW maintenance?
I have JB4 on its way and considering which air intake (recommendation would be appreciated too).

1 questions that got me a little confused
- aFe Stage 2 Sealed Air Intake vs BMS Dual Cone Setup, is there a huge difference in performance as aFe is $500 and BMS is only $100

Thanks!
BMS dual works fine. Don't waste your money
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      07-18-2012, 08:22 PM   #47
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Thanks!
I'm leaning towards the BMS, unless anyone wants to chime in before I make the purchase within the next few days.
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      10-31-2012, 03:05 PM   #48
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has anyone ever heard of issues after doing a dinan stage 1 ?
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      10-31-2012, 03:06 PM   #49
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ohh and is there an mpg difference when driving the car at 70-80mph with the dinan stage 1?
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      11-01-2012, 04:18 AM   #50
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There is also a Tommy Kaira/Rowen exhaust that is titanium..video on youtube as well..really nice exotic sound..but exotic price too.
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      03-25-2013, 10:26 AM   #51
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Wagner Tuning has now FMIC for the Z4 in his list
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      04-28-2013, 10:08 PM   #52
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Whatever became of the ESS intercooler? Can't seem to find it anywhere. Is there a consensus on the best FMIC for the E89?
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      08-11-2013, 09:56 AM   #53
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I see no mention of Terry Burger's JB4 G5 upgrade or the fact that he is working with (deleted by someone).com on a totally free open-system flash. BMS will provide their back-end flash free of charge should you be making big HP.
http://www.burgertuning.com/JB4_upgrades.html

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      08-11-2013, 05:53 PM   #54
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I see no mention of Terry Burger's JB4 G5 upgrade or the fact that he is working with (deleted by someone).com on a totally free open-system flash. BMS will provide their back-end flash free of charge should you be making big HP.
http://www.burgertuning.com/JB4_upgrades.html

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There's much more to update and mention... Like Cobb accessport/G5-BMS flash/vishnu flash/ Openflash tablet etc.. Will do some editing this week and get it updated including aerodynamics and others. cheers
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      11-26-2013, 09:53 AM   #55
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First post partially updated. If there's something i should add let me know.
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      03-12-2014, 10:52 AM   #56
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Just a short cross-confirmation - Quaife ATB LSD fits to and works in 30i MY2009. Would name the "surgery" difficulty around grade 3 or 4 on scale 1thru10.

Too early for some serious observations as Ive test driven few miles only.
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      03-12-2014, 10:00 PM   #57
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Pavproch, the quaife you bought is it this model: QDF38Z

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      03-13-2014, 08:42 AM   #58
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Frankly speaking - pardon, writing - I do not know. Neither the cardboard box it came in nor the invoice bear any identification. I was ordering it thru local garage, upon VIN code.

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      03-13-2014, 11:18 AM   #59
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Ok, thanks. On the Quaife site it lists as BMW Mini and in the description it has the one of the mini cooper models. Could not find any lsd specific for BMW.
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      03-13-2014, 11:31 AM   #60
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http://quaife.co.uk/node/3942

I gather this is the one I fitted in yesterday.
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      03-13-2014, 12:31 PM   #61
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Actually I needed this one: http://quaife.co.uk/node/3946

Thanks for the link though because the US site for quaife did not have one listed for the E89.
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      09-29-2014, 04:30 PM   #62
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BMW E89 Z4 Engine Swap :)

BMW AG Motorsport P65B40 or P65B44 factory race engines available.
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      10-09-2014, 01:37 AM   #63
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I'm looking forward in buying a 2011 z4 35i and also wanted to know which brand in your opinion could get me to the best tuning. I was looking at man hart racing and I saw the stages go up to 5 with 512 hp. Do you think it's emission would be approved/legal in the US?
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