BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
GetBMWParts
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-30-2013, 08:53 AM   #45
Roman@ESS
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Roman@ESS's Avatar
 
Drives: ESS Supercharged E92 M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

Posts: 2,553
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GIdriver View Post
I was a DirectFlash user and this weekend upgraded to the E-Flash cable. I got the 240E OE software (coming from 190E) and the V2 Akra Evo tune as well. The E-flash is way faster that the DirectFlash tool, and also gives you the capabilities to read and clear codes. As always, ESS' service is excellent (Thanks AJ!! ). The car is running great!!! Definitely runs smoother now. This V2 tune is not supposed to increase HP when compared to V1 but I'm curious if upgrading to 240E gave me any ponies. Was doing 377whp (std) with the OE 190E (along with mods in signature). Will take the car to the dyno soon to find out.

I would definitely recommend to ESS customers with the DirectFlash tool to upgrade to the E-Flash cable.
__________________
Web: www.esstuning.com
Email: Roman@esstuning.com
Phone: (480) 525-9155
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Instagram esstuning
Roman@ESS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #46
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
E-DCT was released this week, a means of allowing home users the ability to load ESS performance tunes for DCT-equipped M3s.



ESS's optimized DCT transmission software and increases shift firmness in S4/5/6 while providing a vast overall improvement in transmission speed.

Same cable can be used for both E-Flash and E-DCT, requiring no additional hardware.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 12:39 PM   #47
Jbook
Major
 
Jbook's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 ESS E90 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: South Bay Area

Posts: 1,223
iTrader: (20)

Garage List
2011 BMW E90 M3  [4.72]
Quote:
Originally Posted by tom @ eas View Post
E-DCT was released this week, a means of allowing home users the ability to load ESS performance tunes for DCT-equipped M3s.



ESS's optimized DCT transmission software and increases shift firmness in S4/5/6 while providing a vast overall improvement in transmission speed.

Same cable can be used for both E-Flash and E-DCT, requiring no additional hardware.
Tom, are you guys able to unlock the cables that have already been used to tune the ECU?
__________________
ESS VT2-625 w/ DCT Software | Stack Gauges | 19" BBS FI | Ohlins R&T w/ Vorshlag CPs | Dinan Sway Bar, Strut Braces, & Pedals | Fire Orange Brembo GT 380 F&R w/ Endless Pads | Akrapovic GT4 | Vorsteiner GTS-V Lip & White Piped Floormats | 3D Design Diffuser | Platte Forme CF Side Skirt Extensions | BMW Performance Seats, CF Spoiler, CF Mirror Covers w/ M5 Paint Scheme, & Performance Steering Wheel w/ White Stripe
Jbook is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 12:43 PM   #48
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jbook View Post
Tom, are you guys able to unlock the cables that have already been used to tune the ECU?
The same cable can be used for both E-Flash and E-DCT - no additional hardware is needed.

Once used, the cable (whether E-Flash or E-DCT) is locked to that specific VIN.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 12:57 PM   #49
Jbook
Major
 
Jbook's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 ESS E90 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: South Bay Area

Posts: 1,223
iTrader: (20)

Garage List
2011 BMW E90 M3  [4.72]
Quote:
Originally Posted by tom @ eas View Post
The same cable can be used for both E-Flash and E-DCT - no additional hardware is needed.

Once used, the cable (whether E-Flash or E-DCT) is locked to that specific VIN.
Sorry, but this is incorrect. ESS already told me that the cable needs to be unlocked to code the transmission vs ECU. They attempted to unlock mine 3 times yesterday and were finally "successful" on the 4th to which I got an error message from the program when attempting to communicate with the car. I have had my software since Tuesday and I am still unable to load it.
__________________
ESS VT2-625 w/ DCT Software | Stack Gauges | 19" BBS FI | Ohlins R&T w/ Vorshlag CPs | Dinan Sway Bar, Strut Braces, & Pedals | Fire Orange Brembo GT 380 F&R w/ Endless Pads | Akrapovic GT4 | Vorsteiner GTS-V Lip & White Piped Floormats | 3D Design Diffuser | Platte Forme CF Side Skirt Extensions | BMW Performance Seats, CF Spoiler, CF Mirror Covers w/ M5 Paint Scheme, & Performance Steering Wheel w/ White Stripe
Jbook is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 01:03 PM   #50
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jbook View Post
Sorry, but this is incorrect. ESS already told me that the cable needs to be unlocked to code the transmission vs ECU. They attempted to unlock mine 3 times yesterday and were finally "successful" on the 4th to which I got an error message from the program when attempting to communicate with the car. I have had my software since Tuesday and I am still unable to load it.
Without knowing the details your particular situation, it's hard to offer support. A few others have already applied the DCT tunes successfully, including Roman on his own LRM3. He should be able to chime in on his experience.

We will be applying the ESS DCT software on our M3 as soon as time frees up, possibly tomorrow.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 01:11 PM   #51
Jbook
Major
 
Jbook's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 ESS E90 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: South Bay Area

Posts: 1,223
iTrader: (20)

Garage List
2011 BMW E90 M3  [4.72]
Quote:
Originally Posted by tom @ eas View Post
Without knowing the details your particular situation, it's hard to offer support. A few others have already applied the DCT tunes successfully, including Roman on his own LRM3. He should be able to chime in on his experience.

We will be applying the ESS DCT software on our M3 as soon as time frees up, possibly tomorrow.
I'm not as concerned with the issues, but ESS confirmed that they need to unlock a cable if it was used to tune the ECU as mine was with my SC tune.
__________________
ESS VT2-625 w/ DCT Software | Stack Gauges | 19" BBS FI | Ohlins R&T w/ Vorshlag CPs | Dinan Sway Bar, Strut Braces, & Pedals | Fire Orange Brembo GT 380 F&R w/ Endless Pads | Akrapovic GT4 | Vorsteiner GTS-V Lip & White Piped Floormats | 3D Design Diffuser | Platte Forme CF Side Skirt Extensions | BMW Performance Seats, CF Spoiler, CF Mirror Covers w/ M5 Paint Scheme, & Performance Steering Wheel w/ White Stripe
Jbook is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 01:27 PM   #52
Roman@ESS
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Roman@ESS's Avatar
 
Drives: ESS Supercharged E92 M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

Posts: 2,553
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jbook View Post
Sorry, but this is incorrect. ESS already told me that the cable needs to be unlocked to code the transmission vs ECU. They attempted to unlock mine 3 times yesterday and were finally "successful" on the 4th to which I got an error message from the program when attempting to communicate with the car. I have had my software since Tuesday and I am still unable to load it.
If a customer has an exisiting E-Flash that he/she wants to use on the DCT it will need to be setup "remotely" to work. Due to AJ having issues / delays in his travel this week he has had limited access to work on updating cables but will be available again tomorrow. Once he is back online im sure he will get your issue resolved.
__________________
Web: www.esstuning.com
Email: Roman@esstuning.com
Phone: (480) 525-9155
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Instagram esstuning
Roman@ESS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 01:30 PM   #53
Jbook
Major
 
Jbook's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 ESS E90 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: South Bay Area

Posts: 1,223
iTrader: (20)

Garage List
2011 BMW E90 M3  [4.72]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roman@ESS View Post
If a customer has an exisiting E-Flash that he/she wants to use on the DCT it will need to be setup "remotely" to work. Due to AJ having issues / delays in his travel this week he has had limited access to work on updating cables but will be available again tomorrow. Once he is back online im sure he will get your issue resolved.
Thanks
__________________
ESS VT2-625 w/ DCT Software | Stack Gauges | 19" BBS FI | Ohlins R&T w/ Vorshlag CPs | Dinan Sway Bar, Strut Braces, & Pedals | Fire Orange Brembo GT 380 F&R w/ Endless Pads | Akrapovic GT4 | Vorsteiner GTS-V Lip & White Piped Floormats | 3D Design Diffuser | Platte Forme CF Side Skirt Extensions | BMW Performance Seats, CF Spoiler, CF Mirror Covers w/ M5 Paint Scheme, & Performance Steering Wheel w/ White Stripe
Jbook is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-20-2013, 04:42 PM   #54
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
Updated E-Flash suite was released and can be downloaded from this link: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...tion%20v12.exe

FAQ has been updated with download link.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-10-2013, 02:05 PM   #55
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
Servotronic available via E-Flash



Servotronic mapping is now standard on all E-Flash units.

Existing ESS E-Flash users can upgrade free of charge until October 1st.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2013, 01:37 PM   #56
Roman@ESS
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Roman@ESS's Avatar
 
Drives: ESS Supercharged E92 M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

Posts: 2,553
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by tom @ eas View Post


Servotronic mapping is now standard on all E-Flash units.

Existing ESS E-Flash users can upgrade free of charge until October 1st.
We also have standard OEM GTS DCT software available as an option now.
__________________
Web: www.esstuning.com
Email: Roman@esstuning.com
Phone: (480) 525-9155
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Instagram esstuning
Roman@ESS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2013, 04:47 PM   #57
Leonardo629
Major
 
Drives: 2013 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Walnut, CA

Posts: 1,188
iTrader: (9)

How do I get the servo mapping? I'm an existing eflash customer
Leonardo629 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2013, 05:14 PM   #58
Roman@ESS
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Roman@ESS's Avatar
 
Drives: ESS Supercharged E92 M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

Posts: 2,553
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leonardo629 View Post
How do I get the servo mapping? I'm an existing eflash customer
Email software@esstuning.com
__________________
Web: www.esstuning.com
Email: Roman@esstuning.com
Phone: (480) 525-9155
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Instagram esstuning
Roman@ESS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-31-2013, 03:57 PM   #59
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
ESS E-Flash v13 has been released (Build 0641), Post #2 has been updated with download link for existing ESS E-Flash users.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-31-2013, 04:09 PM   #60
biglare
Brigadier General
 
biglare's Avatar
 
Drives: ?
Join Date: May 2008
Location: ?

Posts: 3,094
iTrader: (3)

EAS and ESS Software are Top Notch!


__________________
biglare is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-31-2013, 04:32 PM   #61
Grapesape
Private
 
Drives: Silverstone 2011 M3 Sedan
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Phoenix

Posts: 96
iTrader: (0)

Any noticeable differences from the consumer's end?
Grapesape is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-31-2013, 06:24 PM   #62
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
tom @ eas's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

Posts: 9,954
iTrader: (13)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grapesape View Post
Any noticeable differences from the consumer's end?
No difference.

The software suites do expire after some time (executable program, not the flash tune) so it's good to always download the new version just to have it handy, even if not needed.
__________________
Tom G. | european auto source (eas)
email: tom@europeanautosource.com web: www.europeanautosource.com tel 866.669.0705 ca: 714.369.8524 x22

GET DAILY UPDATES ON OUR BLOG FACEBOOK YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM
tom @ eas is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-31-2013, 07:45 PM   #63
SpiralOut
Captain
 
SpiralOut's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 M3
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: NC

Posts: 782
iTrader: (9)

I just saw the part about the servotronic mapping. I'm an existing customer.... Actually purchased it from eas back in march. What are my options there on what i can change on the servo? Thx.
SpiralOut is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-03-2014, 02:32 PM   #64
sam0329
Private First Class
 
sam0329's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Edmonton AB

Posts: 174
iTrader: (3)

I just brought a 2011 E92 M3, I would like to get both tune and DCT. What's the deal on that? I don't need to get two different cables right? Thank you.

Sam
sam0329 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      01-03-2014, 04:00 PM   #65
Roman@ESS
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Roman@ESS's Avatar
 
Drives: ESS Supercharged E92 M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

Posts: 2,553
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SpiralOut View Post
I just saw the part about the servotronic mapping. I'm an existing customer.... Actually purchased it from eas back in march. What are my options there on what i can change on the servo? Thx.
You can have your original file adjusted to have servo calibration changes. PM me if you need details.

Quote:
Originally Posted by sam0329 View Post
I just brought a 2011 E92 M3, I would like to get both tune and DCT. What's the deal on that? I don't need to get two different cables right? Thank you.

Sam
Pm sent.
__________________
Web: www.esstuning.com
Email: Roman@esstuning.com
Phone: (480) 525-9155
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Instagram esstuning
Roman@ESS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2014, 02:26 PM   #66
OMRITIME
First Lieutenant
 
OMRITIME's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3
Join Date: May 2010
Location: tel-aviv

Posts: 363
iTrader: (0)

"What if I plan on changing my current configuration at a later date? How much does this cost?
If you have a desired hardware configuration to be set at a later date, include this info with your initial file request and an additional file will be provided if there is a file required for the change. If the request is provided at a later date, there is a service fee charged for file modification. "

If I don't know which rout I'm going
(Didn't pick exhaust yet,pulley ,filter)

Than what?!
__________________
2008 e92 335 FBO
2011 e92 M3 ZCP DCT
OMRITIME is offline   Israel
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
e-flash, ess, software, supercharged, tune

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:43 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST