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Mr. Luos

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2009 BMW 335i
« on: September 15, 2015, 11:57:58 AM »
Picked this up a few days back.

2009 BMW E92 335i
TT 3.0L inline 6
44,000 miles
Bone stock
300 horsepower
300 ft/pounds

Already ordered the LED halo's for it, should have those in soon
Will eventually do an intake and tune, possibly exhaust.


I need to get me some better pictures soon!





« Last Edit: September 15, 2015, 11:58:21 AM by Mr. Luos »
2009 BMW 335i

2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2015, 10:28:27 AM »
Nice car!  I do miss my BMW :(

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2015, 06:50:01 PM »
Nice. A little newer than mine and mine has 2 more doors. I have a love hate relationship with it lol.  Wonderful to drive. a PITA to work on sometimes.

I have a full led kit sitting here for the interior and the halos. can't wait for my ramps to show up so I can get it off the floor. Also have a few other items coming in. Including a set of upgraded turbos and a jb4.
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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2015, 11:35:48 PM »
BMW tax is awesome.
$14 per spark plug....yay  lol

Tune will be on it in December.  Should find 65-70RWHP
Got spacers on the way. 12mm up front and 15mm out back, put the tires flush with the body.
Halo's are in the lens up front.

Loving the car.  Handles so much better than anything I have owned in the past.
2009 BMW 335i

2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2015, 10:37:54 AM »
BMW tax is awesome.
$14 per spark plug....yay  lol

Tune will be on it in December.  Should find 65-70RWHP
Got spacers on the way. 12mm up front and 15mm out back, put the tires flush with the body.
Halo's are in the lens up front.

Loving the car.  Handles so much better than anything I have owned in the past.

How hard is it to do a tune up yourself on that car?  On mine it was probably a 15-30 min job that required no hard work or sweat.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2015, 11:37:55 AM »
Sounds like the WRX tax too. Did plugs in my buddy's 2015 WRX. $14/each laser iridums. Nightmare placement too - way too close to the fucking shock towers.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2015, 02:57:05 PM »
How hard is it to do a tune up yourself on that car?  On mine it was probably a 15-30 min job that required no hard work or sweat.
I am 95% sure I am going with the JB4 set-up with the dual cone intake. 
It is at most an hour install, then it is pretty much let the computer do it for you.

The tune is pretty mild since it's only at 8PSI.  Tune should see 15PSI without any issues.

And Kal, laser iridium is what these are.  I have them, just not a ton of time at the moment to install.  Under a bunch of shit it sounds like, but not terrible.
2009 BMW 335i

2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2015, 04:21:00 PM »
Nice 335. Looked at a few of the 335XI. Liked how they drive and look, but interior just didn't really do it for me. 6 speed or rocking das auto?

I know the pain of paying for pricey plugs, running them in my S4. Fortunately having a commercial account and a hookup got them knocked down to $10.50/plug. Having a diesel and an Audi makes you forget what it's like to pay reasonable prices on anything. :lol:

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2015, 04:45:14 PM »
Nice 335. Looked at a few of the 335XI. Liked how they drive and look, but interior just didn't really do it for me. 6 speed or rocking das auto?

I know the pain of paying for pricey plugs, running them in my S4. Fortunately having a commercial account and a hookup got them knocked down to $10.50/plug. Having a diesel and an Audi makes you forget what it's like to pay reasonable prices on anything. :lol:

When I was looking at a 335xi for my mom, but she test drove the CTS and didn't even want to bother with the BMW.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2015, 04:55:44 PM »
When I was looking at a 335xi for my mom, but she test drove the CTS and didn't even want to bother with the BMW.

What year? I know the first year CTS was very plastic fantastic for a luxury car. The newer ones I've only sat in newer ones a couple times but it was a giant upgrade from the first gen. My only gripe with the BMW interiors is it just wasn't comfortable for me with the way it was laid out.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2015, 05:30:46 PM »
What year? I know the first year CTS was very plastic fantastic for a luxury car. The newer ones I've only sat in newer ones a couple times but it was a giant upgrade from the first gen. My only gripe with the BMW interiors is it just wasn't comfortable for me with the way it was laid out.

2005 with the 3.6.  Great car for my mom, more so since she likes German cars, but likes American cars more.  This one is an American car with a German engine (Opel) :lol:

CTS: http://anti-rice.com/smf/index.php?topic=9918.msg159179#msg159179

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2015, 06:35:54 PM »
2005 with the 3.6.  Great car for my mom, more so since she likes German cars, but likes American cars more.  This one is an American car with a German engine (Opel) :lol:

CTS: http://anti-rice.com/smf/index.php?topic=9918.msg159179#msg159179

Nice think about the CTS is you don't get bent over on the German tax as you know, lol.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2015, 09:36:41 PM »
And Kal, laser iridium is what these are.  I have them, just not a ton of time at the moment to install.  Under a bunch of shit it sounds like, but not terrible.

Basically it should take you like 30 minutes to do the plugs. not to bad really. just have to take the cabin filter/cowl off in order to remove the 4 bolts on the engine cover and the cover. Then it is just pull off the coils and change the plug. Pretty easy overall. just remember to get your wonderfully priced Sparkplug socket that is made for it so it actually fits. Standard ones do not unless you do some grinding to the socket.

Do you know if the car has had the Walnut blasting for the intake ports yet?  if not, might be something to look into. especially if you are going to tune it. 

the JB4 dual intakes upgrade with the dual intakes will be fun. We seem to be buying the same things lol.  I have the BMS DCI on it. Makes working on the engine a bit nicer as well.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2015, 09:14:49 AM »
Nice think about the CTS is you don't get bent over on the German tax as you know, lol.

They aren't cheap.  $1500 for a tuneup from the dealer.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2015, 11:52:54 AM »
Mine is the 6 speed auto

I drove a 2011 335XI and it felt WAY loose and less torquey than this one.  (N54 vs N55, or TT vs single)


I have looked into the walnut blasting as well.  It has 45k on it, I was thinking I would do it around 50-55k miles.
2009 BMW 335i

2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2015, 11:58:45 AM »
Surprised there is that much of a difference between the two. You figure the AWD one would feel a little more grippy. I'm digging the color too. I think I am hitting that point where I am over black, can't seem to keep it clean for more than a couple hours. :lol:

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2015, 02:38:09 PM »
I was over black a few years ago. haha
And yeah, I am not sure if something else was up with the AWD version, but it felt almost floaty compared to this one. 
I love how attached to the road the car is.
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2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2015, 06:04:01 PM »
My truck is black and it might be the last black vehicle for a loooong time.

Maybe it had issues or they are just a little looser which would be weird. Either way, getting into a different type of vehicle is always a nice change. Takes some getting used to, but after that it's a blast. We'll have to meet up for pics of the two at some point.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2015, 09:57:21 AM »
Sounds good!!

Took it up to Bandimere Saturday.  Bone stock and 13.97 at 101.50
Friend brought up his '07 Audi RS4 as well.






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2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2015, 11:18:23 AM »
Don't see many RS4's, what did he run? Good times in the BMW for a stock setup. When's the tune coming? :lol:

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2015, 11:33:27 AM »
Tune will be over the winter.  Picking up a dual cone intake for it Saturday (I hope)
Charge pipe, tune, dual cone intake, intercooler are about all I really have planned for it.  8 PSI is nothing for this motor.

His RS4 is N/A, he was around 14.30-14.40.  Altitude screws him over a little more than me now
2009 BMW 335i

2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2015, 12:02:34 PM »
I honestly don't think I will ever go back to N/A up here, after having a few and driving down to sea level, the change is huge. Just knowing you're losing a full second up here is like a kick in the nuts, lol.

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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #22 on: October 19, 2015, 01:11:28 PM »
If not more....that WS.6 was quick here, would have been a menace (at the time) at sea level.
I love having the boost, but it is completely different for me.  I'm quickly getting used to it.  The twins have this thing at 300 ft/pounds at like 1450RPM. Pulled right up I-70 at 70MPH without downshifting to 5th.
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Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2015, 02:28:12 PM »
Having had a turbo car before and on my third turbo diesel it's second nature at this point. However making boost in the usable power band is key. Driven a couple big turbo cars that don't hit full boost until like 5000rpm, and it's just not fun. Even in the truck I can hit the bottom of the ramp at 70mph-80mph, but in the car I can do it at like 100mph :lol:


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Re: 2009 BMW 335i
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2015, 04:59:28 PM »
This really does feel good just driving.  Plenty of use-able power, although the stock turbos fall off up top a bit so ideally you manual shift around 5800.
Looking forward to bumping the boost to 15/16PSI from the factory 8
2009 BMW 335i

2008 Chevy TBSS. Just a riced 440HP SUV. SOLD

Riced '99 Trans Am WS.6 SOLD
Dropped, wheels, slow.