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Old 03-27-2008, 06:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If I got the Engine program for a 335i would I need to upgrade anything else such as brakes, oil cooler or tranny to help handle the added torque and hp?
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more power usually should be done with better braking
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That wouldn't be a bad idea, since you will be adding over 100 bhp.
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I would definately look at the brake system but shouldn't be a big problem for the engine and tranny if you're doing the upgrade based on BMW performance enhancement programm.
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There is no "BMW performance enhancement program." The Dinan reflash and piggy-back systems such as Vishnu's are all after-market modifications. The engine and tranny should be fine, but mostly because these companies seem to know what they are doing.
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An oil cooler is recommended for the Dinan product. Bigger brakes are pretty much ALWAYS a good idea.
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