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Default BavAuto HiPo Coils - Any Experience?!? - 02-06-2019, 02:51 AM

Been looking at these for awhile. No issues with my current coils so I haven't pushed the envelope.

Anyone have these installed and have feedback, +/-?

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Default 02-06-2019, 06:03 PM

I've got them on my 535i, 2008, mods below. I've had them around 15,000 miles, no issues at all. I can't say whether they are better than the OEM Bosch they replaced. The Bosch were all original except one and I was dealing with misfires once I started modding. Now, no misfires and the car runs great. I think it would be difficult to discern exactly how the BAV Auto perform without some monitoring software way more sophisticated than I own. Personally I would probably save the money next time as I believe there are bigger bangs for your money such as: tuning software/hardware, e85 and related fueling upgrades, colder plugs, etc...It may be worth it If you've maxed out your performance and are looking for a bit more. But then you likely would be at the point of buying one of the racing coil sets commonly discussed on these and other forums.


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Default 02-07-2019, 01:51 PM

I’ve been running Eldor with no issues what so ever + with the FCp warranty what’s not to like


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Default 02-07-2019, 02:14 PM

It looks like they took an eldor coil and painted the clip red...

I personally went with Delphi coils as these are used on the newer motors (n55/s55/n63/n20)
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