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      06-25-2011, 05:32 PM   #1
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Which ECU Tune??

Which tune for the best gains!!

OE?
Evolve?
Power Chip?
Giac?
Ess?

Mods I have:
- Drop in filer
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- deleted primary cats (stock x pipe and mufflers)

Thanks for the help..
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      06-25-2011, 05:39 PM   #2
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Highly recommend the Evolve Tune - - here's my brief review. http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...7&postcount=74
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      06-25-2011, 07:35 PM   #3
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Im buying Elvolve on monday! can't wait, sounds like one of the best tunes for the M3!
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      06-25-2011, 09:05 PM   #4
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      06-25-2011, 11:08 PM   #5
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      06-26-2011, 05:42 AM   #6
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We (OE Tune) have the highest tune HP Gains, and we offer the most aggressive pricing as well.
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      06-26-2011, 03:20 PM   #7
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My vote goes to AA and ESS, but I hear good things about Evolve.
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      06-26-2011, 06:59 PM   #8
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      06-27-2011, 02:45 AM   #9
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Thanks guyz for the votes I need some more
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      06-27-2011, 03:45 AM   #10
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ESS, their tuning guy is an ex-bmw engineer and tunes aren't rehashes/remixes of other tunes
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      06-27-2011, 09:38 AM   #11
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I have the DINAN stage 2 and I'm sorry to say this but I hate it (not enough power and the car sucks gas like there is no tomorrow) I'm actually planning to switch with the ESS with the Akrapovic tune.
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      06-27-2011, 09:54 AM   #12
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I have the DINAN stage 2 and I'm sorry to say this but I hate it (not enough power and the car sucks gas like there is no tomorrow) I'm actually planning to switch with the ESS with the Akrapovic tune.
OK... now I'm debating if I should go with ESS or Evolve... It looks like Evolve is a great tune...

Does anybody have the Evolve ECU Tune with Akrapovic Evolution? Any feedback would be appreciated...
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      06-27-2011, 11:00 AM   #13
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If you have the akra evol exhaust then you def should go with ESS tune.

I have akra evol exhaust and ess tune and gained over 25whp at 6k rpms.
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ESS, their tuning guy is an ex-bmw engineer and tunes aren't rehashes/remixes of other tunes
Well, same thing goes for Evolve. Inhouse customized flashes together with their flashtool/cable....And what i like about them is that they dont brag about any glory dyno runs like every other tuner at this forum does....Numbers on dynos are'nt worth shit! Its on the streets everything goes down! My 2 cents....
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      06-27-2011, 11:47 AM   #15
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When I get mine I'm going to do either the evolve or ESS

Can't beat the simplicity of getting the Evolve tho...
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      06-27-2011, 01:23 PM   #17
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Our Direct Flash programming will be available on the E9X M3 very soon for those looking for a DIY flash option.
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      06-27-2011, 02:02 PM   #18
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Quote:
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Our Direct Flash programming will be available on the E9X M3 very soon for those looking for a DIY flash option.
how long would that take to be available and how many hp to the wheels am gonna get according to my mods mentioned above?
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      06-27-2011, 02:06 PM   #19
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Numbers on the street are heavily influenced by weather conditions
and driver ability. At least on the dyno, you've got SAE
correction to adjust for weather so you can try to compare apples
to apples as much as possible. Check the Dyno Database
(www.bmwdynodatabase.com) for over 400 S65 dyno results. It's
pretty easy to tell which ones are glory runs, and which ones
aren't. There's also an Evolve Stage-2 tune recently added in
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Am I the only member who still has a Powerchip tune?
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Am I the only member who still has a Powerchip tune?
And??
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      06-27-2011, 02:44 PM   #22
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Our Direct Flash programming will be available on the E9X M3 very soon for those looking for a DIY flash option.

YESSSS!!! available for DCT? as well?
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