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      06-16-2014, 03:46 AM   #1
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BPMSport Review

About 10 days ago I purchased the M3 performance tune ( http://www.bpmsport.com/services/tun...bpm-e9x-m.html ).

I am by no means a car fanatic. I will try to describe the differences I noticed in simple mans speak, as that is all I know

A) Idle smoothed out completely. I noticed the car does this sort of:

1000rpm, 1 second, 800rpm, 1 second, 600rpm, stays here thing. Kind of like gradually dropping to where it should be.

B) The car generally has the a "oil has just been changed" feel to it. Except oil was changed about 3K km ago.

C) As many have stated before, there is very noticeable increase in the throttle response in the higher rpm range. Once I cross about 3000-3500rpm, the hand of god is pushing me at the ass.

D) Cold start delete -> Works 100% as advertised. The secondary air pump is no longer activated on cold start.

E) Cold start rpm limiting -> Works 100% as advertised. By the looks of it there is a "2 prong" approach to this. First one is 0C to 75C, then the rpm limit goes up, but not 100%, then there is another step somewhere between 75C and somewhere under 100C. (Mike : Correct?).

F) Top speed limiter removal -> Works 100% as advertised. Enough said!

G) Dealing with Mike was 100% flawless. There was a bit of a delay only because I ordered the Sunday before Memorial day, so my package went out on the Tuesday.

In the name of fairness, my car had 50E prior to the update. The 50E to 240E was actually one of the main reasons I purchased the tune. Before going to bpmsport tune I had asked 2 shops about upgrading my DME... Neither one of them wanted to touch it. My car has a CIC retrofitted so going the ISTA route was out of the question as the software wont allow them to update the car. Knowing that Mike had a fully custom solution (his own cable, his own software) I decided to go with his solution. Worked flawlessly.

So for me, the tune did everything I expected.

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      06-16-2014, 04:43 AM   #2
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Needless to say he is the best !
Need to call him to turn my cold start cycle back on ,realy miss the sound of it !
Other than that car runs stronger than ever !
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      06-16-2014, 07:26 AM   #3
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Really good experience here. Infact I switched to Mike from another vendor just for the customer service. He is pretty much available anytime.
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      06-16-2014, 11:30 AM   #4
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Ordered mine on Friday...can't wait!!!
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      06-16-2014, 12:24 PM   #5
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WOW Just got them today!!! That was fast hopefully they will be going on today����������
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      06-16-2014, 07:06 PM   #6
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this dude is rad as hell.

call his cell, no matter the hour, and he's on point.

even helpful with sorting out issues on other people's software.

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I have to echo the same sentiments. Mike @ BPM helped me tirelessly on all occasions from installing, troubleshooting, de-tuning, and re-tuning my car. It was throwing all sorts of crazy codes with cylinder 5-8 misfire, throttle actuator errors, and within literally 5 seconds flat, Mike isolated the issue down to the O2 sensor. Brought the car into the dealership (under warranty) and took it to 2 dealers and 2 weeks to figure out the issue, oh and $400 short.

I can't thank Mike enough for his support. Sometimes I wonder if there are clones of Mike running around or perhaps a call center b/c it's impossible how anyone can roll out exceptional customer service regardless you being a new or existing customer.

Thank you Mike!
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      06-17-2014, 12:50 PM   #8
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this dude is rad as hell.

call his cell, no matter the hour, and he's on point.

even helpful with sorting out issues on other people's software.

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Mike is Awesome!! Love my BPM tune!!!
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      06-17-2014, 01:16 PM   #9
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Does bpm tune include HP increase? Any place to look at dynos?
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      06-17-2014, 05:18 PM   #10
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Does bpm tune include HP increase? Any place to look at dynos?
BPM Stage 2 with test pipes? Yes.

http://www.mrgraceco.com/bpm-sport.html
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      06-17-2014, 06:38 PM   #11
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Does bpm tune include HP increase? Any place to look at dynos?
Search the Dyno Database. Type "BPM" in the search window.
http://www.s65dynos.com

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BPM Stage 2 with test pipes? Yes.

http://www.mrgraceco.com/bpm-sport.html
A dealer may not be the best place to find unbiased results! Look at what they have posted. They list the mods as:
AA Green Filter, Turner Test Pipes, BPM Stage-2 Tune.


But compare that to the actual Dyno Database entry. The real mods are as follows: AA Green Filter, Both CAT Delete, Turner Test/Cross Pipe, Megan Axle Back Exhaust, BPM Stage-2 Tune.
http://www.s65dynos.com/showDyno.php?recID=630

Last edited by regular guy; 06-17-2014 at 06:48 PM. Reason: Corrected DynoDB URL.
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      06-17-2014, 07:51 PM   #12
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Thanks everyone for the comments. We're thrilled you're enjoying the software and will continue to provide you the best support, whether you are a new or existing customer.

Here are a couple charts and the corresponding exhaust mods and octane):
(First one my car w/ full Full Akra (91) , Second one Catless Car in Australia (98 RON), Third one stock exhaust (93):

Blue line on first chart is a bone stock M3 on same dyno.
Second dyno is before/after tune - so you will not see any gain from the cat removal on the chart.
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      06-18-2014, 08:09 AM   #13
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... the hand of god is pushing me at the ass.

OK...I vote this is the best M3 forum quote ever.

You guys at BPM should make that your new slogan!
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      06-18-2014, 09:59 AM   #14
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Approximate gain for a 09 m3 with cat back only tuned for 93 octane? Is
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      06-19-2014, 07:34 PM   #15
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looking at these dyno plots, what the hell does "no low end torque" mean? haha

good job mike and glad to see you getting all this business!
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      06-20-2014, 10:58 AM   #16
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Thanks for all the positive feedback. We can't thank all our loyal customers enough!
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+++++ mike is the best guy to work.. easy to talk easy to deal and funny guy as well lol ! he did I awesome job on my car !
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