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      05-05-2012, 07:48 PM   #1
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i need a tune

whats going on i drive an e92 m3 and am looking for a good tune that i will see results i live in new york let me know thanks
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      05-05-2012, 08:27 PM   #2
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what kind of results are you looking for it would be good to know what your objective is there are many tunes out there you can get a lot of information on this forum by doing a search punctuation is optional
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I may have said this before in other threads, but I still think that gains are going to be very similar from most reputable MSS65 DME tuners.

Aside from the gains, I'd encourage you to call or contact all the top tuners out there and decide for yourself. With how advance these cars can get, I think it's rather crucial that you pick someone that you feel comfortable in contacting. Customer service, employee knowledge, and experience go a very long way.

I personally chose Evolve Automotive to tune my E90 M3 since I've only had amazing experiences working with them in setting up my E46 M3.

Best of luck with your decision! I'm sure you'll make a good choice regardless of what route you take.
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i got a "tune" yesterday and dynoed today and did not see results and was not satisfied with dyno readings im trying to be more close to 370-380hp range to the wheels
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i got a "tune" yesterday and dynoed today and did not see results and was not satisfied with dyno readings im trying to be more close to 370-380hp range to the wheels
Did the car feel any different when you drove it hard?
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i mean yea a little but the dyno was shit compared to what i thought it would be
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i mean yea a little but the dyno was shit compared to what i thought it would be
When I have done tunes in the past and when I did a tune on this car it was awesome. I went with EVOLVE. Definitely a noticeable difference. Always helps when you do it with exhaust and intake upgrades!!
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i got a "tune" yesterday and dynoed today and did not see results and was not satisfied with dyno readings im trying to be more close to 370-380hp range to the wheels
You my friend did not get a real tune then. Any member who has had their e9x m3 tuned can tell the difference. Obviously not great but yes there is a difference. At the end of the day all the tuners are doing the same thing and the results will be marginally close enough. Just go with ess and call it day. Thread closed
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You my friend did not get a real tune then. Any member who has had their e9x m3 tuned can tell the difference. Obviously not great but yes there is a difference. At the end of the day all the tuners are doing the same thing and the results will be marginally close enough. Just go with ess and call it day. Thread closed
What makes more power on an otherwise stock M3...an ESS tune or a Procede + PWM meth?

And how much does an ESS tune cost, compared to the cost of a Procede V5 and their meth kit?
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i mean yea a little but the dyno was shit compared to what i thought it would be
Did you do a before and after dyno? What were the numbers? What type of dyno? What other mods? I can't believe no one has asked these questions yet, instead everyone is just telling you what tune to get because it's the best.
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i got a "tune" yesterday and dynoed today and did not see results and was not satisfied with dyno readings im trying to be more close to 370-380hp range to the wheels
Did you do a before and after dyno run?

Don't rely on absolute dyno numbers, they don't mean much...
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Did you do a before and after dyno? What were the numbers? What type of dyno? What other mods? I can't believe no one has asked these questions yet, instead everyone is just telling you what tune to get because it's the best.
Agreed! These are all very important.
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