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      02-14-2020, 07:31 PM   #67
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I'll double check my FA later when I get home (maybe the decoders are getting it wrong) but I'm pretty sure I have 823. I think your 2014 has it because of 840, not because of m sport.

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This thread would suggest it's not related to m sport at all:

https://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1399982
OK, so which one is better? That link shows my style cooler. If I have that style cooler does that mean I have a separate radiator... :looking under bumper now:
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      02-14-2020, 09:38 PM   #68
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      02-14-2020, 10:31 PM   #69
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It was super simple. Just make sure you have the correct sockets/torx etc and you are good to go.
Instructions?
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      02-14-2020, 11:06 PM   #70
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      02-15-2020, 12:01 AM   #71
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Only question... Does the oil have to be drained? OK, 2 questions... Do the lines have to be removed from the housing?

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      02-15-2020, 06:52 AM   #72
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No, just make sure the car isn't running, lol
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      02-15-2020, 08:53 AM   #73
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Yes, the bars helped. Most noticeable improvement in my heavy front, transaxle and transfer case.
any YouTube videos on swapping the sways out? or a DIY somewhere?
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It is so straight forward I wouldn't even worry about it. It was easier than doing my steering wheel cover. I posted here about my install.
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      02-15-2020, 11:58 AM   #75
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No, just make sure the car isn't running, lol
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any YouTube videos on swapping the sways out? or a DIY somewhere?
This may help...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/

I did the R&R in my garage. It was pretty straight-forward. For the rear, I did loosen the clamps on my MP mufflers to give me a little room.

BTW, installed the polished oil cooler...


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Have you guys thought about getting the carbon fiber engine cover?
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Yeah... I thought only m sports had 840.
BMW offers something called that Driver's Package or something that I believe includes the 840. 840 includes upping the v-max, and driver's package is the only thing that does that (m sport doesn't do it IIRC).

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OK, so which one is better? That link shows my style cooler. If I have that style cooler does that mean I have a separate radiator... :looking under bumper now:
What do you mean by which one is better? Having the oil cooler is definitely better than not having the oil cooler, but I'm not sure if you're asking about that.
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      02-21-2020, 10:44 PM   #79
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I ordered my strut tower bar and tracking link gives no info and I ordered it on 2/2. I hate waiting!!!
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I think it's part of the driver's package (high speed synchronisation). At least according to realoem, but realoem could also be wrong. Says it's also part of the hot climate version (hot OR high speed), but my car does not have that style heat exchanger even though it's a hot climate version. I just have the block style heat exchanger.
I have non msport version 2011 535i xDrive and it has this oil cooler from stock. My car did come with S823A Hot Climate.
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I ordered my strut tower bar and tracking link gives no info and I ordered it on 2/2. I hate waiting!!!
My order came in at around the shipping estimate given.
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I just got an offer from the seller of $47.94 for the bar. I would probably get it for that price, but $40 for shipping is more than I'm wiling to pay.
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I just got an offer from the seller of $47.94 for the bar. I would probably get it for that price, but $40 for shipping is more than I'm wiling to pay.
I looked over my eBay receipt, paid $96.39. Shipping was $39.50. I still think it is a great value. The bar is really nice.

It appears to be very much like the Weichers Sport Racingline brace. The difference is price, Weichers is $320.

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I have non msport version 2011 535i xDrive and it has this oil cooler from stock. My car did come with S823A Hot Climate.
Maybe might have been some post-LCI fuckery with the oil cooler? I'm tempted to call up my dealership and ask.

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I looked over my eBay receipt, paid $96.39. Shipping was $39.50. I still think it is a great value. The bar is really nice.

It appears to be very much like the Weichers Sport Racingline brace. The difference is price, Weichers is $320.

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I'm 99.99% sure it IS the Weichers. Probably made in the same factory, and is just not branded. Kinda like the G-plus FMIC and Wagner FMIC.
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I have a 535i with the oil cooler... Not sure if it rolled off the lot like that but it is a 6MT so maybe that is some sort of 'sport' option.
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