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Making Moves

After lusting over the BMW 1-series for 3 years, I was finally able to get one of my own. On March 13th, 2014 I brought home a 2008 135i from Holland, MI. I am the 3rd owner and bought it with 81,523 miles.

BMW 135i

Knowing that I would be keeping this one for a while, I needed to make sure it had everything I wanted.

  • 6-speed, black interior, aluminium glacier-silver trim
  • M-Sport Package
    • Sporty lowered suspension
    • Electric memory sport seats
    • Multifunction ///M leather steering wheel
    • Shadow line exterior trim
    • Raised top-speed limiter
  • Cold Weather Package
    • Heated seats
    • Headlight washers
    • Rear seat armrest
    • Ski bag
  • Comfort Access
    • Keyless entry
    • Push-to-start
  • iDrive
    • Navigation
    • Entertainment
    • Climate Control
  • HiFi Professional Sound System (Logic7)
  • Adaptive Xenon headlights
  • Rear parking sensors
  • 6-piston Brembo Big Brake kit
  • Electric glass sunroof/moonroof
  • 6-disc CD changer & DVD player
  • Rain sensing windshield wipers
  • Windshield with grey wedge
  • Never equipped with 135i badge from factory
  • Additional cup holder
  • Warning triangle & first aid kit

Modifications it came with:

  • BMW Performance short shift kit and knob
  • Riss Racing stainless-steel 3″ catback exhaust
  • Riss Racing oil catch can
  • K&N drop in air filter
  • Black Style 264 wheels with 225/40/18 Blizzaks
  • Eibach Pro-Kit springs (~1″ drop front & rear)
  • BMW Performance black front grilles
  • Black/white BMW emblem overlays
  • Carbon fiber wrapped interior trim
  • Tinted windows (30% front, 15% rear)
  • Tinted side markers
  • LED license plate lights