2018 BMW M3 ALP (2xRX 1xTX)

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Had the pleasure of getting tested against DE with @thebravo. Thank you! testing was 0 PT jtg! (Of course testing purposes only)

Unfortunately yesterday I got hit with a PL3 from the rear :( 94 in a 65, so another TX head is on the way (already have a spare RX head for the rear) and will report back with results!
 

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This install came out very nice! The two RX and one Tx is a pretty tried and true setup on the BMW, and this was no exception. Several runs against DE compact with ECCM on, off and a few runs with the prolite too for good measure. Everything was solid. we tested on two separate occasions and it was solid both times. Just gotta get something on the back now :)
 

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Indeed with the 3 series, 1 TX and 2 RX for front and rear (each) is the best performing configuration.

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You should have installed that spare RX in the back already. 1 RX would have probably saved you against that PL3 in the rear.
 

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I have the same setup on my F30 with JTG/JFG in testing all day
 

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Oh man. When did you test vs. get hit with the PL3?
 

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How far out from the kidney grill do you have the front Rx and tx? I had to readjust my sensors on my m4 because the DRagon was getting PT
 

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Unfortunately yesterday I got hit with a PL3 from the rear :( 94 in a 65, so another TX head is on the way (already have a spare RX head for the rear) and will report back with results!
Sorry to hear about this. A real bummer right after going through all this.
 

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How far out from the kidney grill do you have the front Rx and tx? I had to readjust my sensors on my m4 because the DRagon was getting PT
Whatever the manual said, I did. Spot on. Don’t remember off the top of my head sorry
 

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How far out from the kidney grill do you have the front Rx and tx? I had to readjust my sensors on my m4 because the DRagon was getting PT
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Did you get your rear heads done?
 

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I'm planning on mimicking this install on my 440i. I have dual slat M-style grilles, so glad to see the heads fit. What did you do to verify everything was even and square for 0 punch throughs? I'm kind of concerned about the vertical mounting but seems to be working for everyone.
 

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I'm planning on mimicking this install on my 440i. I have dual slat M-style grilles, so glad to see the heads fit. What did you do to verify everything was even and square for 0 punch throughs? I'm kind of concerned about the vertical mounting but seems to be working for everyone.
The TX Sensor takes most of the horizontal load so as long as you have the TX sensor mounted correct you have flexibility on the regular sensors.
 

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I'm planning on mimicking this install on my 440i. I have dual slat M-style grilles, so glad to see the heads fit. What did you do to verify everything was even and square for 0 punch throughs? I'm kind of concerned about the vertical mounting but seems to be working for everyone.
The Vertical mounting works as long as you have a TX sensor, if you don't you will likely have trouble with VPR guns
 

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