E9X Anyone else here xdrive?

Discussion in 'N55' started by kormega917, Nov 7, 2016.

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Anyone else in here x drive?!

  1. Downpipe install was soooo much fun!

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  2. I do burnouts!

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  1. kormega917

    kormega917 New Member

    Who else has the joy of not burning rubber? LOL
     
  2. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    If they made a 'light weight' hard top xdrive, then I would have bought one. AWD is awesome.
     
  3. kormega917

    kormega917 New Member

    Its a Love/hate relationship for me.
     
  4. kormega917

    kormega917 New Member

    Are you manual?
     
  5. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    Nope, 6AT. I love manuals, but I do too much lazy driving in the city/freeway. Plus my girl can't drive a stick(Shame on her)
     
  6. kormega917

    kormega917 New Member

    The nerve of her lol. I have manual. Launching isnt as fun.
     
  7. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    That is the other thing that kept me from manual. It handles the power but there is some tuning peculiarities that had me thinking.
     
  8. 335iHaroon

    335iHaroon Specialist

    XDrive is nice but just so harsh on bumps and downpipe install is just too much work for a diy.
     
  9. I have an xDrive with manual (N54 tho). xDrive and winter tires in PA is like cheat codes. Very fun to lay into the throttle and just put power down. One thing I noticed is that with TC off, there's no post shift bog. The few times I've gotten it right it scared me.

    Full disclosure: I just have a "stage 1" Cobb OTS tune so my HP is relatively low compared to most others out there.
     
  10. flexbrah

    flexbrah Lurker

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    Got an xDrive as well with the MHD stage 2 on it, love it so far
     
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  11. flexbrah

    flexbrah Lurker

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    What exhaust are y'all running? I have the BMW PE mod done to my stock exhaust but I want something a little more aggressive
     
  12. I have a 08' Pre-LCI 335xi

    I would absolutely love DPs but, the only place locally that would install them for me is asking 600$ in labor..

    I would do myself if it wasn't the XI but... BMW + AWD + Twin Turbos = ..... :O... :D
     
  13. flexbrah

    flexbrah Lurker

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    Did they change the way the downpipes are designed on the n55s? My n55 didn't seem that difficult to install -- unless I just got it done for really cheap at my shop
     
  14. I believe that the N55 RWD and AWD models use the same DP style
     
  15. Love my xdrive, except in the summer it's a waste.

    I've pulled the transfer case fuse before it it becomes lots of fun! =RWD
     
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  16. Are you sure that's safe?

    on topic..
    I love xDrive. The acceleration is so intense
     
  17. Dave @ Fuel-It!

    Dave @ Fuel-It! Corporal Vendor

    N54 x-drive over here

    Edit* little over 600 whp drive ;)
     
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  18. BMW in NE

    BMW in NE New Member

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    F30 N55 x-drive here.. I get sad in the summer but the fun factor is increased significantly in the winter months here in New England.
     
  19. Yes! Another Xer :)

    Glad to see more of you guys here! How do you like the N55 Engine?
     
  20. BMW in NE

    BMW in NE New Member

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    No issues at all here. I upgraded from a f30 328 x-drive to the 335 and I couldn't be happier.
     

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