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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 03-14-2010, 06:50 PM   #21
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no problem. a shop will generally charge you between $400-700 to install, so try and find a buddy to DIY
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:52 PM   #22
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ok, haha i know im lame but if you could help me with one last thing, im really bad with computers and i cant find the headers he is talking about from the certain ppl her recommends... could u send me a link to them? sorry
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:54 PM   #23
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okay heres a thread I found everything you need to know about ebay headers
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...errerid=140056
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:56 PM   #24
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yeah dude that is pretty lame lol. Go to www.ebay.com and type in 323 headers. I hope you can get it from there.
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:56 PM   #25
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okay heres a thread I found everything you need to know about ebay headers
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...errerid=140056
i already looked at that, i cant find the headers on ebay man. i dont know how to search for them.. im really bad at computers
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:59 PM   #26
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dude r u serious just type in bmw 323i headers if thats your car in the search bar, how old are you?
http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...All-Categories
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:59 PM   #27
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-E...#ht_4709wt_847 ?????? haha is that one good? i can find them but i dont know which ones are good or whatever... i know the more expensive the better probably but which ones are just as good as the expensive ones while being inexpensive? u understand?
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Old 03-14-2010, 07:01 PM   #28
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Seems to be all about the same. Might want to check out some that are a little under $200. Those seem to be the ones most people go with.
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Old 03-14-2010, 07:05 PM   #29
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hahahaha hmmm well if i can save money i want to cuz i dont have alot ill ask around thanks for the help
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I think a full replacement intake is worth it for better flow and performance but we also offer aFe Panel filter replacements in oiled or dry. These are definitely worth it if it is time to replace the factory filter.
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I think a full replacement intake is worth it for better flow and performance but we also offer aFe Panel filter replacements in oiled or dry. These are definitely worth it if it is time to replace the factory filter.
i have no idea what aFe panel filters are.. want to explain it to me haha? or do i need to look it up?
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I think a full replacement intake is worth it for better flow and performance but we also offer aFe Panel filter replacements in oiled or dry. These are definitely worth it if it is time to replace the factory filter.
Is there any proven differences in performance between the afe drop in and the stock filter?
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i have no idea what aFe panel filters are.. want to explain it to me haha? or do i need to look it up?
its your air filter (panel shaped).
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the panel filters are really going to filter out as much particles as the stock ones. I really don't see a point in getting one unless you want to spend extra money since you would never have to get a new one since their "lifetime" filters.
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mk lol im guna try to get headers and cai
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Good choice with getting headers you won't regret it. But get the O2 simulators so you don't get the CEL.
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Good choice with getting headers you won't regret it. But get the O2 simulators so you don't get the CEL.
seee i have no idea what you are talking about.... i figured im just buying some metal tubes that are all bent and weird looking and have my mechanic instal them and it would be awesome.... haha
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seee i have no idea what you are talking about.... i figured im just buying some metal tubes that are all bent and weird looking and have my mechanic instal them and it would be awesome.... haha
Ok. Well a CEL (check engine light) Since stock exhaust manifold have built in cats (catalytic converters), your going to get a code concerning the cats which creates a bottle neck effect that reduces flow. Now the headers your going to buy don't have built in cats so your car is going to throw a code that basically says the cats are broken. So what the O2 simulator does is trick the computer into thinking that the cats are still there even though there not. Getting rid of the CEL. If your any bit mechanically inclined install the headers your self. Cuz your going to play triple the amount of the headers to get them installed then you actaully paid for them and there a great DIY guide on here that a basic walk through of what you need. PM me if you have any questions.
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