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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 07-08-2012, 01:57 PM   #1
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is it worth modding an auto 330ci?

i have an automatic 2003 330ci and i was wondering is it even worth putting money into the car to "try" and make it somewhat faster?
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:57 PM   #2
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Yes, check my garage. You don't have to go FI to make your car more enjoyable. Plenty of threads here on how to do it.

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Old 07-09-2012, 07:22 PM   #3
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Need more response for this topic.. I'm wondering the same thing
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:57 PM   #4
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Yeah you can still make them quicker, but there's no fun in driving automatics IMO
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:24 AM   #5
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Yeah you can still make them quicker, but there's no fun in driving automatics IMO
Driving in rush hour traffic every day in Atlanta makes the automatic a must.
When I sell this one I will definitely get a DCT but never a clutch pedal again.

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Old 07-10-2012, 09:51 AM   #6
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yes and no....
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:35 AM   #7
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I'm also curious. I really like my Auto 330 as I also do alot of city driving. What about the Shark or something similar? Is it worth it? Anyone with a Shark on a auto out there?
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:46 AM   #8
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:58 AM   #9
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i have my steptronic 328i sharked really like it was worth it
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:37 AM   #10
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I'm also curious. I really like my Auto 330 as I also do alot of city driving. What about the Shark or something similar? Is it worth it? Anyone with a Shark on a auto out there?
They say you get better throttle response. DO IT!

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Old 07-20-2012, 12:11 PM   #11
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i have my steptronic 328i sharked really like it was worth it
Great thanks for the input.
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:14 PM   #12
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Gary, Shark is not available for the auto 330. Get Eurocharged from Seth with the tranny tune
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:21 PM   #13
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I did not know that. Thanks for the heads up Hermes!
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:14 PM   #14
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:30 PM   #15
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I have an auto 328i and some mods I was thinking about are.

Shark injector

Aftermarket headers (not sure if I will go with eBay headers or not) advice?

And a 3.91 differential. Is it worth it on an auto?
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:28 PM   #16
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Gary, Shark is not available for the auto 330. Get Eurocharged from Seth with the tranny tune
What tune is this u speak of? (Tranny)
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:08 PM   #18
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Eurocharged
how much is it? Also how is it different then Dinan?
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:40 AM   #19
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i think it is worth it after getting mine a few weeks ago
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Old 08-03-2012, 05:24 PM   #20
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