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#1 (permalink) Old 04-20-2004, 09:55 PM
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I recently bought a 2004 325Ci with the SMG. I have already put a cold air intake and a Remus cat-back system on there. What are some recommendations on what to do next, performance wise? Money is a bit of an issue...so no super charger. I've considered a chip or programmer as well as a performance ignition and/or wires and plugs. Thoughts?
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I'd go with a chip, it's not that pricey and the performance change is obvious...

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since you already have the CAI and exhaust, the best thing for these is to get the performance software upgrade, such as the Shark Injector.

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i agree with them, go performance software

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software...

new coil packs will give you some more boost too

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shark software rules, and is obdII compliant. excellent upgrade....
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