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      08-30-2009, 12:12 PM   #67
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Not sure if this is related or not but has anyone tried pulling the tail light fuse. I haven't tried it myself but read a couple posts a while ago about a procedure to do a burnout with a dct tranny. From what I recall without doing anything the abs would freak out and prevent any sorta burnout. I know burnouts and dyno pulls sound very different but the abs errors sound similar.
Unrelated.

Different circuts. And it's not the ABS that will prevent you from doing a burnout, it's DSC/ASC+T, which can be turned off allowing you to do whatever you want. However, on the dyno this could be potentially dangerous. You just have to keep driving the car until it throws the malfunctions.
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      08-30-2009, 12:14 PM   #68
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Would this be something Powerchip Australia could do? I've had the car flashed twice now, each time they sent me a flashing unit.

I'm assuming it requires some form of Internet connection whilst the car is on the dyno?

Also can you put the car in a special mode via flashing unit whilst on the dyno to disable ABS sensors et al that make DCT dynos hard?
mixja: You would have to contact Powerchip Australia, I only work with Powerchip USA.

If you have questions regarding the dyno/powerflash kits, please PM me. I don't want to clutter up this thread.
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      08-30-2009, 01:53 PM   #69
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      08-30-2009, 02:23 PM   #70
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Nice numbers for sure. Is the Powerchip tune done via OBD II port? Are you able to turn off the secondary O2's if I'm running no cats?

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      08-30-2009, 04:17 PM   #71
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Nice numbers for sure. Is the Powerchip tune done via OBD II port? Are you able to turn off the secondary O2's if I'm running no cats?

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Thanks Royce and niterider.

Yes, the tune is uploaded via the cars OBD-II port. I sent you a PM. Thanks.
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AA offered to retune my car w/o cats again so I will post up a stock run backed by a tuned run...should be this weekend.
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      08-31-2009, 12:31 PM   #73
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AA offered to retune my car w/o cats again so I will post up a stock run backed by a tuned run...should be this weekend.
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So now this is turning into AA vs Powerchip, huh? What's next: a drag race between Powertrip and M34jlp? A little friendly competition is always exciting. Having said that, I bet $5 on my buddy Powertrip . Good day.
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lol i dont think its a 1 vs 2 thing...but its hard to compare a regular flash vs a custom flash...there is no way to compare my car vs powertrips considering he has alot more mods


i am just interested in getting a proper flash (i think i may have received a flash that wasn't tailored to my car).
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      08-31-2009, 03:34 PM   #76
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lol i dont think its a 1 vs 2 thing...but its hard to compare a regular flash vs a custom flash...there is no way to compare my car vs powertrips considering he has alot more mods


i am just interested in getting a proper flash (i think i may have received a flash that wasn't tailored to my car).
Writeup is coming soon.. Was working on it now, but Photoshop CS4 is giving me a licensing issue so I can't resize the .NEF files from my Nikon D80.

I will be offering a special rate to those who switch from another brand to Powerchip.
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      08-31-2009, 03:35 PM   #77
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Writeup is coming soon.. Was working on it now, but Photoshop CS4 is giving me a licensing issue so I can't resize the .NEF files from my Nikon D80.

If you want to switch out to the Powerchip tune, let us know and we'll give you a special rate.
Mike still waiting for a PM back for you with more info on hooking me up with a tune
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Mike still waiting for a PM back for you with more info on hooking me up with a tune
Sent you a response, I guess you didn't receive it.

Give me a ring at your leisure and we can discuss. I am working on my turbo 7 series for a large part of the day but I have my phone with me.

A couple teaser pics in the mean time:



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For those of you located on the east cost, our tuner will be out there tuning cars for the next week:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=298000

See that thread for more info if you are local to New York.
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Trust me, I would love to. I just got back from Munich 3 weeks ago. What an amazing place! I absolutely love Europe. I think I'll go back when I do euro delivery on my 2010 M something.

Sorry for lagging on the writeup. It will be up this week.
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Trust me, I would love to. I just got back from Munich 3 weeks ago. What an amazing place! I absolutely love Europe. I think I'll go back when I do euro delivery on my 2010 M something.

Sorry for lagging on the writeup. It will be up this week.
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I know, I wanted to go to that so badly!

Another teaser pic I came across on my blackberry yesterday... A pic from my M3 on the way to pick up powertrips car from his work. You can see how hot it was:
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For those of you located on the east cost, our tuner will be out there tuning cars for the next week:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=298000

See that thread for more info if you are local to New York.
What about a tuner trip to South Florida as well?
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I know, I wanted to go to that so badly!

Another teaser pic I came across on my blackberry yesterday... A pic from my M3 on the way to pick up powertrips car from his work. You can see how hot it was:
And I can see why you get 14 MPG too.
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I usually get about 10, just because I drive pretty fast and rarely use the highways.

This car is a godsend in terms of gas coming from the M5. I remember my first tank on the M5 lasted me 105 miles .

Technic: If you would like to arrange such an event, I am totally up for it. As long as we have enough cars to make it worth the trip, we can fly there no problem.

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I just realized that my email in my signature was mike@powerchip.com instead of mike@powerchipgroup.com. Sorry to all of those that sent me emails. If you did not receive a response from me or the email bounced, re send and I'll get back to you right away.
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What about a tuner trip to South Florida as well?
We are game as well as special pricing for all members who show up...

Maybe free dyno runs to for the first xxx amount of members maybe..
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