BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > New and Preowned M3 Pricing, Ordering, Tracking / European Delivery / Dealer Reviews
 
GTB Performance
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      08-26-2012, 08:27 AM   #1
mweisdorfer
Lieutenant
mweisdorfer's Avatar
United_States
9
Rep
522
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 Black/black 335i e90
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Holly, MI

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 bmw 335i  [0.00]
2008 bmw x5  [0.00]
Chip?

Anybody ever put a chip in their m3 in order to boost gas mileage? If so, what is your gas mileage now vs. the 20mpg on the hwy they are supposed to get.

My guess is that once the new 14's come out next summer, the e90 mkt value will plummet especially after a couple of years when the leases of 14's come back.
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 08:51 AM   #2
osteome
Major
osteome's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
1,096
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 M3 E93 SSII/Bamboo
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: San Antonio, TX

iTrader: (4)

__________________
2009 M3 E93 Silverstone II over Bamboo: 6MT, Tech, Premium, Cold, Premium Sound, Ipod, 19'' Wheels, OEM Exhaust Mod.
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 10:48 AM   #3
m3buckeye
will bring some beers
m3buckeye's Avatar
United_States
1
Rep
102
Posts

 
Drives: C63 AMG, e93, Yukon XL
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Kali

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by osteome View Post
+1
Appreciate 0
      08-26-2012, 01:44 PM   #4
Ghetto2315
Major
United_States
32
Rep
1,288
Posts

 
Drives: Like I Stole It...
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: The REAL Jersey Shore

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by m3buckeye
Quote:
Originally Posted by osteome View Post
+1
+2
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 08:51 AM   #5
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
THE TECH's Avatar
United_States
157
Rep
13,121
Posts


 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

iTrader: (45)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
This is the M3 forum.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 09:02 AM   #6
mdosu
Banned
No_Country
119
Rep
8,517
Posts

 
Drives: Double Vanos'd Civic-M3
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Francisco

iTrader: (6)

Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 02:50 PM   #7
NoM3ForMe
Major
NoM3ForMe's Avatar
United_States
17
Rep
1,424
Posts

 
Drives: '04 Quest, '07 Kia Sorrento
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: ...location, location?

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to NoM3ForMe
Sigh...

What do you think, Picard?

Name:  picard-facepalm-hotlink.jpg
Views: 2116
Size:  17.0 KB
__________________
try { Life.Live(); } catch (Experience exp) { Console.WriteLine(exp.ToString(); } finally { Brian.Dispose(); }
"There are only 10 kinds of people in the world; those that read binary, and those that don't."
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 07:52 PM   #8
PrimoM3
Chemofski
PrimoM3's Avatar
United_States
19
Rep
1,294
Posts

 
Drives: '13 X5M
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Coast, U.S.

iTrader: (0)

Go with a Pentium 4 or better... Maybe a Quad Core i7.
__________________
'13 Individual Frozen Brilliant White ///M3 Coupe
Ordered 2/15/12 | Euro Delivery on 9/21/12 | U.S. Redelivery on 12/6/12 | Motor Dead on 7/15/13

'13 Space Gray/Mugello Red X5///M
Pavement Punisher | Snow Muncher | Family and Board Hauler | Roadtripper
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 07:55 PM   #9
FogCityM3
Lieutenant Colonel
FogCityM3's Avatar
36
Rep
1,744
Posts

 
Drives: M3 (E90)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: San Francisco

iTrader: (0)

Enjoy the 'depreciation' while it lasts...
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 07:59 PM   #10
LateBraking
Mezger. There is no substitute.
LateBraking's Avatar
United_States
64
Rep
3,880
Posts

 
Drives: Porsche 911
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Eastern Standard Time

iTrader: (27)

In addition to all the previous comments, wrong section of the forum to boot....

Anyways, here you go OP. I hear that while it doesn't improve gas mileage, it does improve how far you yourself can go inside of your car.

Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 08:25 PM   #11
NoM3ForMe
Major
NoM3ForMe's Avatar
United_States
17
Rep
1,424
Posts

 
Drives: '04 Quest, '07 Kia Sorrento
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: ...location, location?

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to NoM3ForMe
/thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by LateBraking View Post
In addition to all the previous comments, wrong section of the forum to boot....

Anyways, here you go OP. I hear that while it doesn't improve gas mileage, it does improve how far you yourself can go inside of your car.

I love those chips.
__________________
try { Life.Live(); } catch (Experience exp) { Console.WriteLine(exp.ToString(); } finally { Brian.Dispose(); }
"There are only 10 kinds of people in the world; those that read binary, and those that don't."
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 08:54 PM   #12
e92_m3
Lieutenant Colonel
39
Rep
1,571
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 e92 m3
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Bay Area, California

iTrader: (0)

If you buy the M3, gas mileage is one of your least priorities.

If you worry about gas mileage, you should get a second car like a prius or chevy cruz.

Gimme some of those chips...
__________________

Hellaflush? All I could say is "effyo'flush","flushnuff", and Instead of 'illest', I'm calling it "faillest". It's just form over function nowadays...
-END RANT
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 09:25 PM   #13
1MOREMOD
2014 Track Days - 11|Ridge 1:52:24|Pacific 1:35:72
1MOREMOD's Avatar
United_States
174
Rep
13,015
Posts

 
Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors

iTrader: (5)

eric estrada was pretty good in that.
__________________

02 Tiag e46 M3|6MT|GC plates|MCS c.o.|GC bars|GC race control arms|GC bushings|BW eng. & tran. mounts|subframe kit|BW race shifter|BW Jaffster|Euro header|BW exhaust|K&N c.a.i.|Epic race tune|Rouge pulleys|Seibon CF hood|CSL bumper|ST-40|XR-2|SS lines|half cage|Recaro profi|Profi 2 harness|BMWpedals|BW studs|
Appreciate 0
      08-27-2012, 09:29 PM   #14
tibra1
Banned
No_Country
75
Rep
6,775
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 ZCP M3 - 2007 335i crashd
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NYC

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by osteome View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by m3buckeye View Post
+1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ghetto2315 View Post
+2
+3
Appreciate 0
      08-28-2012, 10:19 AM   #15
ottoblotto
///M-Flight Bavaria
ottoblotto's Avatar
Germany
18
Rep
1,210
Posts

 
Drives: E90M3
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Im around

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2011.75 BMW M3 E90  [5.00]
2010 BMW X5  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by mweisdorfer View Post
Anybody ever put a chip in their m3 in order to boost gas mileage?
dafuq I just read?
__________________
"With great power comes great responsibility." -El-Superbeasto
Appreciate 0
      08-28-2012, 02:11 PM   #16
LucWerkz
Banned
No_Country
24
Rep
1,241
Posts

 
Drives: e70 X5 4.8i (Temporarily)
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: DC/VA/MD/PA

iTrader: (1)

Start by shedding unnecessary weight from the car. First get rid of the fat wife, then your extra weight, and then other unnecessary things on the car like doors, front/rear bumpers, drivers seat, etc.
Appreciate 0
      08-28-2012, 05:26 PM   #17
Totti
Troll
Totti's Avatar
Italy
24
Rep
1,192
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia

iTrader: (0)

chip?
__________________
BMW E92 M3 Coupe | Jerez Black | Fox Red Extended / Carbon Black Trim| Fully Loaded | Moonroof | 6MT | Gintani Sport
Quote:
Originally Posted by ES_TRADER
Use the stick like u would a manual. If that doesn't work, put it in D mode and put both hands at 10 and 2. If that doesn't work, just sit on your right hand.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

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 07:47 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