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Old 10-28-2009, 01:34 PM   #1
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I want more HP without getting into super or turbo kits, Any ideas?

Hey everyone, so I'm dying to pump more HP out of my 2004 325 xi but because it's awd it makes performance parts that much harder to find. I will be doing a custum super kit next spring but in the mean time I want more. So far I have a K&N cool air intake, A custom Magnaflow exaust, and a sprint booster ( better throtle response, no hp gaing) but other than that does anyone no something I can do for increased HP? Thanks alot guys.
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Old 10-29-2009, 12:04 AM   #2
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Old 10-29-2009, 12:04 AM   #3
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Old 10-29-2009, 08:15 AM   #4
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lightweight flywheel not for hp, but better response.
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Old 10-29-2009, 10:35 AM   #5
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Sell the car and buy a 330. The price diff can't be more than what you're looking at spending on mods
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:55 PM   #6
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Sell the car and buy a 330. The price diff can't be more than what you're looking at spending on mods
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:43 AM   #7
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you're already near your peak... either sell it or stop... you're just pissing away money at this point

have you dyno'd ur car... whats the point of spending all this money and not know if its doing anything
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Old 10-30-2009, 04:39 PM   #8
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yeah, don't piss thousands away for another 10-20hp, not worth it. much better off just selling for an M3.
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Old 10-30-2009, 05:32 PM   #9
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i say buy a 330, get markD to tune it and a full exhaust to call it a day if you cant afford buying a m3
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Old 10-30-2009, 11:16 PM   #10
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Hey everyone, so I'm dying to pump more HP out of my 2004 325 xi but because it's awd it makes performance parts that much harder to find. I will be doing a custum super kit next spring but in the mean time I want more. So far I have a K&N cool air intake, A custom Magnaflow exaust, and a sprint booster ( better throtle response, no hp gaing) but other than that does anyone no something I can do for increased HP? Thanks alot guys.
I had the same dilemma. I got Mark's software less than 2 month ago. Much better now.
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:26 AM   #11
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I had the same dilemma. I got Mark's software less than 2 month ago. Much better now.
Hvae you dyno'd it?

what numbers are you now pushing?
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Old 11-05-2009, 05:09 PM   #12
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It hasent been dynoed but if i go by numbers given the car had 192 european tuned and now I should be at approx 215 hp
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Old 11-05-2009, 07:48 PM   #13
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dude, don't spend any more money on performance stuff for that car. be smart.
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Old 11-05-2009, 09:58 PM   #14
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Why wouldn't I? I have plenty of money and i live up north were you need all wheel drive and if i can end up pumping out over 300 hp out of my 325 it will be much more unique and satisfying than just buying a faster car.
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Old 11-06-2009, 09:48 AM   #15
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If you have plenty of money, it's wiser to start off with a better platform. Those same mods will provide you with more power in a 330XI than a 325XI.
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