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      MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i

      We loved our Project 135i and were happy with how it turned out, but that doesn't mean we're not man enough to admit when we've been outdone. That we've been beat by BMW itself, an international corporation with virtually unlimited engineering and financial resources, makes it even easier to swallow our pride. Which is a good thing, because the BMW Performance Parts-equipped 135i we recently drove was one seriously well-put together package...FULL STORY AND GALLERY

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (Bryan@mwerks)



      Will do without the color and wheels, everthing else is gold Jerry [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (DoubleNaught)

      Quote, originally posted by DoubleNaught »

      Will do without the color and wheels, everthing else is gold Jerry [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      Why isn't it called round-teen?

      Car looks good though

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (DoubleNaught)

      What's up with the pics?
      Anyway, I'd rather take a stock 135iS to be honest. I'm not into the sportiness of this.

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (Bryan@mwerks)

      They gotta find a solution for the high pressure fuel pump on the N54. It is ruining their reputation. All they did so far was to extend warranty to 100000 miles/10 years. Many owners had to change it twice and more. Unacceptable.
      I don't like the style of the 1-series, it doesn't have the sex appeal of the 3-Coupe but it is at the same time subtle and purposeful.

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (01tj)

      Quote, originally posted by 01tj »
      Why isn't it called round-teen?
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      Either the tires or TPMS are ridiculously expensive at $2500 for both! Aren't the VAG TPMSs around $100 a piece? If that's the case, those tires are over $500/tire.
      We don't need a thread every time you decide to care about something.

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (Bryan@mwerks)

      I suppose since you guys liked BMW's short shift kit so much I'll probably go with that one (seeing as how doing so would avoid potential warranty issues) - did you have a different kind of SSK on the project car?

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (paskal)

      Quote, originally posted by paskal »
      I suppose since you guys liked BMW's short shift kit so much I'll probably go with that one (seeing as how doing so would avoid potential warranty issues) - did you have a different kind of SSK on the project car?

      Unfortunately, we never got around to doing a SSK in ours.

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (Son of a B...5er!)

      Quote, originally posted by Son of a B...5er! »
      What's up with the pics?.

      We tried a little stylizing for added effect.

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      The stylizing, it's no good.


      Modified by FBMphil at 7:27 PM 7-1-2009

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      Quote, originally posted by FBMphil »
      The stylizing, it's no good.

      ++
      Keep it real, guys.

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      good read, as always. thanks.

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      Quote, originally posted by Bryan@mwerks »
      We tried a little stylizing for added effect.

      Good article, but you guys killed the pictures on this one. You'd get spanked if you posted these in the photog forum

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      Re: FV-QR (Hostile)

      Great read - I wholeheartedly agree on the cat-back exhaust and the SSK...two must have warrantied accessories! [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]


      Modified by AchtungE30 at 7:41 PM 7-2-2009

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (Bryan@mwerks)

      Nice write up, I enjoyed reading that.
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      the wheels look too 'weak'

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      Re: MWerks Feature Car; BMW Performance 135i (Bryan@mwerks)

      Looks like a blast to drive.
      Paint it black and take it back.
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      Car is real clean those wheels should be on that model stock i think they fit it real well

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      Quote Originally Posted by fcpgroton View Post
      Car is real clean those wheels should be on that model stock i think they fit it real well
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      so ugly

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