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Old 12-31-2012, 08:04 PM
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2011 BMW 328i Sedan - UPGRADE HELP?

Hello Bimmerfest members! I am new here, looking for some upgrade help.

Looking to purchase a 2011 BMW 328i Sedan with the following features:

Exterior Color: White
Drivetrain: Automatic
Sports Package

Then, I want to purchase the following aftermarket parts:

Cosmetic (listed in order of addition):

Lux H8 High-intensity discharge lamps - $245
19" BBS CH-R Wheel Set (Black) - $2760
Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 Tires (Set of 4) - $1500
Black Center Grills - $72
SPEC D Smoked LED Tail Lights - $224
35% tint (all-around) - $???

Performance (listed in order of addition):

BMW Performance Exhaust System - $1160
Injen SP Series Short Ram Intake - $310
BMS Powerbox Performance Chip - $280
Stage 1 Suspension System - $1700

Extra:

Liquid Resin Headlight Polish & Restoration Kit - $137

TOTAL: $3000

Suggestions for these upgrades?

HID Upgrade
Coilover
M3 lip spoiler
Set of winter tires
E90 Front Lip

Questions:

1) Are these the best upgrades out there? If not, which upgrades are better and why?
2) Will I need wheel spacers?
3) What is a coilover? Same as Stage 1 suspension system?

Questions/Concerns?

P.S.: I am still in college, and new to car upgrades, so please don't insult my lack of knowledge. I'll get there _a_
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Old 01-07-2013, 06:04 AM
smbmw3 smbmw3 is offline
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Sorry, I am confused. Is the 3K how much you have to spend on mods? The list you put up has in excess of 3K listed.

On the 328i, I would stick with more cosmetic things and maybe the exhaust if you want noise. The performance parts are not really a good "bang for your buck" to to very marginal gains, if any.
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