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    Hi all newbie here,

    I have a 99 328i Se currently fitted mith M Sport front bumper 18" AC schnitzer rims and ccfl halos.

    Im looking to up the power, i've fitted a pipercross panel filter and will definatly have it re-mapped but ive been reading good reviews about headers but cannot find them in RHD, has anybody fitted a set on a RHD? Is it a difficult job if i buy a LHD set and get them re-fabricated or will it be a waste of money?

    The car is fairly quick but i just want that bit more, it feels breathless when pushed.

    Any help would be appreciated and i'll dig out a pic and post it up.
     
     

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    What's the mileage of your car? I have a 1998 328i and it feels good, in fact it gets better higher up the rev range.
    I have read they get breathless at high revs and I looked at several before I bought mine and found this to be the case.
    My car has only done 87000miles, others I looked at had done 100k plus.

    The improvements on my wish list are
    M3 wheels and low profile tyres
    Front big brake kit
    325i inlet manifold and big throttle body
    better air filter in the box, I don't want induction kit noise
    map
    M3 limited slip diff
    stiffer anti roll bar
    front strutt brace
    That should give 220-230 Bhp and better handling and cost more than the car cost me.
    It would transform the car and I would do it if I had the spare cash. This is what I suggest you consider
     
     

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    its done 111k.
    I had an E36 328i Sport before and that felt better with 136k on it.
    I'll give it a good service at the weekend.
    As for your list i can't fit the 325 manifold due to my car havind the dual vanos intake.

    Ive got 18" Ac Scnhitzers on mine and Drilled and grooved disks. Im more than happy with the handling.

    If i could get 220 bhp out of mine id be well happy but i think i'll struggle.

    Hopefully a re-map and exhaust will see near 205 and im hoping the headers will do the rest, if i can find some!


     
     

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    Personally I'd be looking at a cold air intake (a proper shielded one), more free-flowing exhaust (maybe with a cat), and a remap - that should see you certainly about (if not over) 220bhp.

    The mods on the wish list above are for an E36, so things like the M3 diff aren't possibly on the E46.

    HTH
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