That’s 85 horsepower more than the 120i model. After we’ve handled the wheels and given the 1er a drop, there’s still the matter of its appearance. Almost as if BMW designed the car knowing the stock wheels are going bye bye. Here’s how the BERK tips look installed – you might notice a single-exit Carbon Fiber Performance Style Rear Diffuser for BMW E82 M-Sport Bumpers. Each of our experts have modified vehicles & can make recommendations. Just like the Golf GTI, it’s available with both manual and automatic transmissions. These wheels fit the lines of the E82 nicely, and the polished lip looks awesome and offers something not seen on too many others. If subtlety is more your thing, try the subtle accent of replacing the OEM diffuser panel with a Carbon Fiber MSport Style Diffuser for BMW E82 1-series, which like the big fin diffuser, is also available in quad exhaust format. One of our favorite ways to spice up the E82 is with a 1M Style Front Bumper for E82 BMW 1-Series, which replaces the ho-hum OEM bumper with a replacement styled after the 1M, but narrowed to fit the non-M 1er. In addition to the FMIC, another thing to consider replacing is the chargepipe – lately we’ve been seeing tons of the OEM chargepipes beginning to fail, so considering that all of the OEM chargepipes are the same age, you have to wonder how long yours has left. Full OEM BMW owners manual available for download and online viewing. The Injen Short Ram Air Intake for BMW E82 128i offers the same streamlined intake tubing and SRi technology and integrated heat shield and gives you a bit more eye candy under the hood.
Before we go any further, there’s one thing we need to mention: E82 BMW 1-Series have VERY high offsets, and most BMW wheels aren’t regularly produced in high offset fitments, so E82’s can’t run the same selection of wheels as most other late model BMWs, and most 1ers look for 18in or 19in wheels, though a few outliers have used 17s. 2008+ E82/E88 128i (13720444749) Boost performance from your 128i with this OEM BMW Performance 128i Intake System. Remember, you can’t just throw on any old wheels off a 3-series because of your offsets, so keep this in mind when shopping for wheels. If you’ve got a Cabrio, there’s a few sharp looking options for those as well like the Avant Garde M310, shown here in Hyper Silver to make your drop top “pop” a bit more. Burger Motorsports: No Longer Available - BMS Power Box Performance Tuner N52 for 2004-12 BMW 128i 328i 528i ... Map 6-100% throttle remapping, performance tuning off Map 7 - throttle remapping disabled, performance tuning on . See, your average intake will MAYBE yield 10whp – on an N54 or N55, 15-20WHP is normal – on an average turbo car, a ECU reflash (aka TUNE) will yield maybe 20-30whp… on an N54, you’ll walk away with another +50WHP/+80WTQ… and that’s BEFORE YOU EVEN CHANGE ANY PHYSICAL PARTS! Find Parts for your BMW E82 128i N52 3.0L Braking ... You have been successfully signed up for ECS Tuning's Newsletter! -2: “Coilovers are hard to install”, Coilovers cost exactly the same amount to install as a set of springs, as both take exactly the same amount of effort (or hours of shop labor) – if you just do springs, you’re going to pay labor twice when the OEM shocks wear out if they’re not replaced at the same time as the springs – whereas coilovers replaces both the springs and the shock absorbers with a single unit.