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
 
BPM Sport
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-06-2011, 08:33 PM   #265
J08M3
Major General
 
J08M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 M3 COUPE
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NEW YORK

Posts: 6,012
iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by powertrip View Post

On another note, I no longer have a car that can benefit from Gintani or OE's services, but that didn't stop Alex from ordering lunch for me, or stop Raz from helping me package that pain in the ass of an exhaust. Call me a fanboy, or Gintani puppet, but to me that is excellent service.

Cheers
But that's not the issue. no one questions there customer service. the thread's about a suspicious looking dyno graph. Like I said I'm sure their tune does make power, but I too wonder why their graph looks so suspect, and if they are putting out fake graphs, then why? and if not, then that is impressive.
__________________
J08M3 is offline   United_States
0
      04-06-2011, 08:53 PM   #266
duk
///M
 
Drives: 2011 AW/FR 6MT E92
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Jose, CA

Posts: 2,954
iTrader: (0)

Hey i want a free lunch too! I am sure they are cool guys but thats not in question here. There are questions around this tune and its dyno so let's stick to the topic and have an objective and fair test both sides can agree to!
__________________
2011 AW/FR 6MT E92 | Powered by Premier | Alekshop | ESS |
Rok n Peace Clothing: www.roknpeace.com

duk is offline   United_States
0
      04-06-2011, 09:16 PM   #267
powertrip
Scared money don't make money.
 
powertrip's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Irvine, CA

Posts: 1,458
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2009 E92 M3  [0.00]
Come on guys, read my first paragraph for Christ' sake . I am on topic stating why I think the thread is stagnant at this point. My last paragraph was just an observation of their business practices. Like I said, I don't have a horse in this race any more. I'm sure the dyno shootout will answer the questions being asked.
__________________
2009 E92 M3/DCT/Alpine White/Fox Red/Carbon Leather
OE Tuned 402 whp & 303 wtq/Gintani X-pipe/MXP Axle Back/Rogue Pulley/AFE Stage 2/Cosmetics By IND & EAS
HUGE THANKS: Gintani, OE Tuning, and EAS

Last edited by powertrip; 04-06-2011 at 11:15 PM.
powertrip is offline  
0
      04-06-2011, 09:34 PM   #268
m33
Banned
 
m33's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 VT650 MCB Individual
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT

Posts: 2,697
iTrader: (5)

idstill like to know what right or influence Gintani has to prevent the op from doing the test. Powerchip offered to buy the guy an easy flash so they wouldn't need to be there. This is insane!
m33 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 12:37 AM   #269
Mike Benvo
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Mike Benvo's Avatar
 
Drives: Harrop SC M3 / E46 M3 / 7Turbo
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: SoCal

Posts: 4,700
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2008 BMW M3  [5.00]
1990 BMW 735i Turbo  [5.00]
2004 BMW M3  [0.00]
Send a message via Skype™ to Mike Benvo
I will be calling the OP tomorrow to discuss further...

I had a bit of a disaster with my Jaguar the last couple days... Convertable hydraulic lines popped in the headliner and both the car and my passengers were covered in power steering fluid/Pentosin. What a disaster...

Will update thread as time permits. In the process of removing the entire interior and replacing the hydraulic lines and fluid.

Thank you everyone for your interest. We are certainly going to get to the bottom of this.
__________________

-----| Like us on Facebook | Instagram || Tuning Information | Remote Coding |-----
----Visit us at www.BPMSport.com - Emotion. Driven. | Toll Free: (888) 557-5133----
Mike Benvo is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 06:22 AM   #270
Kyoshi71
Colonel
 
Kyoshi71's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: New York

Posts: 2,528
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by powertrip View Post
I was at Gintani today having Raz help me package my MXP exhaust. These guys are seriously up to their elbows in paying jobs right now. They're actually working on pushing two big projects out in the next couple days.

I suspect that Jeremy will be willing to participate once MFest is finished.

On another note, I no longer have a car that can benefit from Gintani or OE's services, but that didn't stop Alex from ordering lunch for me, or stop Raz from helping me package that pain in the ass of an exhaust. Call me a fanboy, or Gintani puppet, but to me that is excellent service.

Cheers
Wow, what other tricks can you do?
Attached Images
 
__________________
"But resist we much; we must; and we will much; about that be committed."
~Rev. Al Sharpton


2010 E92 M3|Silverstone II|M-DCT|NCSW|2MT|ZCW|ZPP|ZTP|302|507|Gas Guzzler Tax
Kyoshi71 is offline  
0
      04-07-2011, 07:40 AM   #271
m33
Banned
 
m33's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 VT650 MCB Individual
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT

Posts: 2,697
iTrader: (5)

m33 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 08:12 AM   #272
Eugene-TAIWAN
Brigadier General
 
Eugene-TAIWAN's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Taiwan

Posts: 3,112
iTrader: (4)

this thread is getting boring
__________________

Past: Gintani stage3 M3
present: Porsche 993RWB, 964RS America,996 cupcar, 964 turbo 3.6, 991C4S, i3 in September
Eugene-TAIWAN is offline   Taiwan
0
      04-07-2011, 10:32 AM   #273
m33
Banned
 
m33's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 VT650 MCB Individual
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT

Posts: 2,697
iTrader: (5)

This thread has more rebuttals/excuses than a stock broker .
m33 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 10:36 AM   #274
biglare
******
 
Drives: ?
Join Date: May 2008
Location: ?

Posts: 3,134
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by m33 View Post
This thread has more rebuttals/excuses than a stock broker .
biglare is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 10:52 AM   #275
rbk1115
Lieutenant
 
rbk1115's Avatar
 
Drives: Acuras & BMWs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: San Diego, CA

Posts: 527
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by m33 View Post
This thread has more rebuttals/excuses than a stock broker .
+1

HAHAHA!!!
__________________

2009 BMW M3 Sedan
2013 BMW 535i M Sport Sedan
2014 Mazda3 i Touring Sedan
rbk1115 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 11:25 AM   #276
chungdae
The Asian Sensation
 
chungdae's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Alpine White M3, S1000RR
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Miami, FL

Posts: 701
iTrader: (2)

Still waiting for REAL results.
__________________
2001 Audi S4: RIP
2008, Infiniti G37S: Traded
2009 Honda CBR1000RR Sold
2009 BMW M3: Current
2011 BMW S1000RR: Current
chungdae is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 11:39 AM   #277
J08M3
Major General
 
J08M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 M3 COUPE
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NEW YORK

Posts: 6,012
iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by chungdae View Post
Still waiting for REAL results.
I wouldn't hold my breath if I were you
__________________
J08M3 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 12:50 PM   #278
duk
///M
 
Drives: 2011 AW/FR 6MT E92
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Jose, CA

Posts: 2,954
iTrader: (0)

I am sure we will see results after M-Fest (hopefully)!
__________________
2011 AW/FR 6MT E92 | Powered by Premier | Alekshop | ESS |
Rok n Peace Clothing: www.roknpeace.com

duk is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 01:21 PM   #279
SHADY1
Hamann M3 Fan
 
SHADY1's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 E92 Jerez Black M3
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Killeen, Texas

Posts: 2,724
iTrader: (6)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by m33 View Post
This thread has more rebuttals/excuses than a stock broker .
WoW......
__________________

JZB,6MT, My mods 360 Forged 20inch wheels,VF650 Supercharger,SPEC Super Twin Disk Clutch,Hamann CF roof spoiler,H&R springs,CF grills,Hamann rear trunk spoiler,Hamann Side Skirts, ARKYM full CF bumper, Gintani Race exhaust, AA X-pipe catless,RPI scoops,AA SSK, Arkym CF Double Sided Vented Hood,Arkym CF rear Diffuser
SHADY1 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 01:44 PM   #280
powertrip
Scared money don't make money.
 
powertrip's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Irvine, CA

Posts: 1,458
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2009 E92 M3  [0.00]
Pretty pathetic Kyoshi . Go get laid, or something.
__________________
2009 E92 M3/DCT/Alpine White/Fox Red/Carbon Leather
OE Tuned 402 whp & 303 wtq/Gintani X-pipe/MXP Axle Back/Rogue Pulley/AFE Stage 2/Cosmetics By IND & EAS
HUGE THANKS: Gintani, OE Tuning, and EAS
powertrip is offline  
0
      04-07-2011, 02:58 PM   #281
xchosun1x
FNG
 
xchosun1x's Avatar
 
Drives: JZB 2008 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 2,144
iTrader: (9)

jeremy at oe tuning did post a reply stating he has no problem with doing the testing. However, M fest is really bogging them down, as told by Alex. In my opinion, testing should take place after M fest.
xchosun1x is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 03:02 PM   #282
m33
Banned
 
m33's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 VT650 MCB Individual
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT

Posts: 2,697
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by powertrip View Post
Pretty pathetic Kyoshi . Go get laid, or something.
That's what I'm talking about , I wanna get laid too , powertrip lay out the yellow brick road to the wizard of oz so he can grant our wishes , who knows maybe he'll toss in a wish/answer to this thread ...
m33 is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 03:32 PM   #283
Mike Benvo
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Mike Benvo's Avatar
 
Drives: Harrop SC M3 / E46 M3 / 7Turbo
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: SoCal

Posts: 4,700
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2008 BMW M3  [5.00]
1990 BMW 735i Turbo  [5.00]
2004 BMW M3  [0.00]
Send a message via Skype™ to Mike Benvo
Quote:
Originally Posted by xchosun1x View Post
jeremy at oe tuning did post a reply stating he has no problem with doing the testing. However, M fest is really bogging them down, as told by Alex. In my opinion, testing should take place after M fest.
James, as discussed earlier in the week, Friday seemed to be good for everyone.

We are planning on Tomorrow 2PM @ Church automotive - a third party dyno with spark logging ability.

Pencilgeek will be present as well to verify results.

James: Called you a left a VM - please let me know if you can make it tomorrow.

I think everyone is eager to put this situation to bed. I certainly do not want to deal with it anymore - so the sooner it's done the better. It doesn't get any brighter than exactly 24.014 hours from now.

Thank you,
Mike B
__________________

-----| Like us on Facebook | Instagram || Tuning Information | Remote Coding |-----
----Visit us at www.BPMSport.com - Emotion. Driven. | Toll Free: (888) 557-5133----

Last edited by Mike Benvo; 04-07-2011 at 03:41 PM.
Mike Benvo is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 03:50 PM   #284
duk
///M
 
Drives: 2011 AW/FR 6MT E92
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Jose, CA

Posts: 2,954
iTrader: (0)

I guess what most of us are/were waiting is some type of an official professional response akin to what PC has done. Both sides have some backing and clearing up to do as both companies' reps are being questioned.

Thanks to PC for being very professional throughout this ordeal.
__________________
2011 AW/FR 6MT E92 | Powered by Premier | Alekshop | ESS |
Rok n Peace Clothing: www.roknpeace.com

duk is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 03:53 PM   #285
alpine335i
Captain
 
alpine335i's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 e92 M3 6MT, 08 e90 328xi
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY

Posts: 687
iTrader: (2)

Mike, will OE be present too or are you just testing your tune on the OP's car?
__________________
2008 Alpine White E92 ///M3
alpine335i is offline   United_States
0
      04-07-2011, 03:53 PM   #286
powertrip
Scared money don't make money.
 
powertrip's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Irvine, CA

Posts: 1,458
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2009 E92 M3  [0.00]
Sean Church is an excellent choice for an objective third party. He is surely one the most honest guys that I have dealt with.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike@Powerchip View Post
James, as discussed earlier in the week, Friday seemed to be good for everyone.

We are planning on Tomorrow 2PM @ Church automotive - a third party dyno with spark logging ability.

Pencilgeek will be present as well to verify results.

James: Called you a left a VM - please let me know if you can make it tomorrow.

I think everyone is eager to put this situation to bed. I certainly do not want to deal with it anymore - so the sooner it's done the better. It doesn't get any brighter than exactly 24.014 hours from now.

Thank you,
Mike B
__________________
2009 E92 M3/DCT/Alpine White/Fox Red/Carbon Leather
OE Tuned 402 whp & 303 wtq/Gintani X-pipe/MXP Axle Back/Rogue Pulley/AFE Stage 2/Cosmetics By IND & EAS
HUGE THANKS: Gintani, OE Tuning, and EAS
powertrip is offline  
0
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

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 04:31 AM.




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