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      05-09-2012, 03:23 PM   #23
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Yea ... but nobody knows you have a monster underneath the 535 hood .. If you show up at those meets, you will be the talk of the meet ! I certainly would be up front drooling all over yours .. sorry !

Say an M3 pulls up to you and he revs his engine ... you then rev YOURS !
This would be really nice....however ill be with the 300HP for a while.
Sometimes I wish I went with the 550. I'd figure the 535 would have a tune already (I know there is Burger), especially from Dinan!
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btw, I live Bayview/Finch and work near Yorkdale Mall. Mine is a silver 550. No major mods. Just tint, change of tire ... looking for coilovers but KW V3 has just stopped testing it and announced they are not going to make it for the xdrive. Other mod I am now hoping to get is Active Autowerke tune (which is still at the testing stage for about 1 year now)
Coilover sounds nice!
What is the difference between the Dinan and Active Autowerke? Im guessing price?
Pull the trigger on the Dinan. I know its cost $$$ but you will be pulling hard
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      05-09-2012, 03:31 PM   #24
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Dinan - $4000+ (labor & taxes incl.)
Active Autowerke - estimate $1500 (installed)

AA's tune is projecting to be about 1/2 of the increased advertised of Dinan. Therefore, for my 550, AA would be about +50hp & +50 lbft tq gain.

Sorry, not crazy enough to spend $4000 on a tune. I just need a modest bump in power.
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      05-09-2012, 03:34 PM   #25
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Dinan - $4000+ (labor & taxes incl.)
Active Autowerke - estimate $1500 (installed)

AA's tune is projecting to be about 1/2 of the increased advertised of Dinan. Therefore, for my 550, AA would be about +50hp & +50 lbft tq gain.

Sorry, not crazy enough to spend $4000 on a tune. I just need a modest bump in power.
Completely understand!
I would go the AA route too
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      05-09-2012, 03:37 PM   #26
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A blogger here just got his 535 tune with JB3 last nite by Mike (N54tuning) and I just had lunch with this blogger and he said the power bump is very noticeable but not yet tested to its full potential.
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      05-09-2012, 04:02 PM   #27
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A blogger here just got his 535 tune with JB3 last nite by Mike (N54tuning) and I just had lunch with this blogger and he said the power bump is very noticeable but not yet tested to its full potential.
Really?
I had the burger tune and sold it before I installed it!
Maybe I should have tried it out
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      05-10-2012, 01:27 AM   #28
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sick, can't wait to see what you have plan.
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      05-10-2012, 09:05 AM   #29
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sick, can't wait to see what you have plan.
Thanks Long!
Many of the 'goodies' have come from you, so greatly appreciate your help in sourcing it and getting it out to me
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      05-10-2012, 09:18 AM   #30
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*Updated initial post*

I know its not Brembo or StopTech, but this is good for now and will offer a different look behind the wheels going on.

Was thinking red...nah!
Then Bronze/Orange....nah (other members are doing it or just did it as we speak)!
Lets go black!
Goes with the theme


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*Updated initial post*

Wheels or should I say 'wheel' (in this pic) going on


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Wow. Can't wait to see the end result.
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      05-10-2012, 11:10 PM   #33
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Wow. Can't wait to see the end result.
Thanks man!
Welcome to the forums
I can't wait also....
Still waiting on pieces that didn't arrive
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What finish do you have on your wheels?
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What finish do you have on your wheels?
That's the brushed gunmetal finish.
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That's the brushed gunmetal finish.
Thanks Jorge!
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Getting impatient here!
Missing parts creates HUGE delays

Hope to get it resolved soon to get back on track
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Getting impatient here!
Missing parts creates HUGE delays

Hope to get it resolved soon to get back on track
How long before you get your ride back on the road? The wait would be making me lose some serious sleep.
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How long before you get your ride back on the road? The wait would be making me lose some serious sleep.
Depends on when the other parts that were suppose to be in the box arrive in

Im hoping end of week!

Its driving me banana's!!!!!
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estimated time of completion por favor?
I wish I knew.
If the parts come in (from the US) this week....then by the weekend.
Otherwise we are rolling into next week which pisses me off
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      05-17-2012, 09:45 AM   #43
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can't wait!
me too!
Im coming back from a business trip so will see if the stuff has arrived and when it will be done
Im getting frustrated here, but Im sure it will turn out GREAT!
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