2010 2011 BMW 5 Series Forum F10
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
 

2010 2011 BMW 5 Series Forum F10 BMW 5-Series (F10) Forums General 5-Series Sedan and Wagon (F10 / F11) Forum Dinan offers 15% off until 31March2013
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-01-2013, 08:02 PM   #1
TCruiser
New Member
United_States
0

 
TCruiser's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335xi SGM 2012 550xi CBM
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Littleton, CO


Posts: 14
iTrader: (0)

Dinan offers 15% off until 31March2013

http://www.dinancars.com/

I am finally going to get my s2 ecu upgrade
Appreciate 0
      03-01-2013, 09:49 PM   #2
dmontg
Private
United_States
0

 
dmontg's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 MSport 550i
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Atlanta, GA


Posts: 62
iTrader: (0)

Me, get the exhaust.

It's better to sound fast than b fast.

Zoom, zoom!!
__________________
Best regards,
Don M
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2013, 10:59 AM   #3
Tuffyboy
Private
United_States
0

 
Drives: 2011 M Sport 550i
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: So Cal


Posts: 88
iTrader: (0)

You will love it- I have stage 2 but going for stage 3 with my new exhaust
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2013, 12:49 PM   #4
Boardman
Private
0

 
Drives: 2013 550
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Houston


Posts: 49
iTrader: (0)

Woohoo! Don't have to wait til oct now for stage 2!

Anyone gotten the $500 performance suspension done? I'm curious how much it would effect the somewhat smooth ride in have now. I know it has benefits (tighter, eliminate body roll etc) I just wonder on a daily driver if I would regret it?
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2013, 01:17 PM   #5
IaHawk
New Member
0

 
IaHawk's Avatar
 
Drives: 550i x-drive Msport Dinan mods
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Wi


Posts: 22
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Boardman View Post
Woohoo! Don't have to wait til oct now for stage 2!

Anyone gotten the $500 performance suspension done? I'm curious how much it would effect the somewhat smooth ride in have now. I know it has benefits (tighter, eliminate body roll etc) I just wonder on a daily driver if I would regret it?
Yep - picked up my 2013 550i m sport xdrive right from the dealer with pre-installed Dinan suspension, free flow exhaust, and the S2 - last fall. They didn't have the S3 for 2013 yet at the time I picked the car up - which I can do now for about $200, but I'm told the intercoolers plus the S4 is worth considering. The Dinan folks tell me the intercoolers on the stock version are too small to begin with in their opinion. I guess it depends on how long you want to keep the engine healthy if you're inclined to push it like I do. Plus its a daily drive car for me. With regard to the suspension - in my opinion it is the best value of all 3 modifications at $500. I'm a bit biased because my previous car was an M3, but the stock 550i suspension was too soft and had too much roll on turns. No great sacrifice in comfort with the new suspension, but way better feel.
__________________
2013 550i X-Drive M sport Carbon Black w/ Dinan S2,Suspension and Free Flow Exhaust

2008 M3 Space Gray - retired

2000 M5 Carbon Black - retired
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2013, 07:11 PM   #6
Susoa
4 Star General
1

 
Susoa's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 M5
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: NoVA


Posts: 165
iTrader: (0)

I had the springs done and I really like them. The car used to float now its planted.

As for the exhaust, I want an upgrade. How does the Dinan one sound? I removed the mid pipe, BTW.
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2013, 07:39 PM   #7
mdrobc13
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
16

 
mdrobc13's Avatar
 
Drives: Made in Bavaria
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: On a base somewhere near or afar!


Posts: 1,604
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2012 BMW 550i  [5.00]
Send a message via MSN to mdrobc13 Send a message via Yahoo to mdrobc13
Yeah I am gonna do the Shockwave suspension now and the intercoolers and Stage 4 when I get back from deployment. Anyone else with Stage 4 and Intercoolers installed feel like giving an update/testimonial? Does it make a difference with the car that you can tell? Right now I just have Stage 1 so probably will see an improvement or so one would hope.
__________________
'14 F06 650xi Gran Coupe (Carbon Black)- Mine #1
'10 e70 X5M (Sapphire Black Mettalic) - Mine #2
'12 F10 550i (Dinan modded) - Gone
'10 e71 X6 35iDrive SAV (Space Gray) - Gone
'08 e92 M3 coupe (Sparkling Graphite) -Gone
Appreciate 0
      03-06-2013, 12:07 AM   #8
TheGr8Swami
Private First Class
United_States
1

 
TheGr8Swami's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 550i M-Sport w/XDrive
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Washington, DC


Posts: 187
iTrader: (0)

Awesome.. Stage2 programming and larger intercoolers and it's like I'm driving a different car.
__________________
2012 550xi MSport - everything but TV's in the head rests!
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:41 PM.




5post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST