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      12-10-2012, 02:02 PM   #45
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not really as I stated if the kit was bought new he would be driving the car as it comes w/ the tune. Yes it sucks the support is now lacking due to Holiday but that's the price you pay. It is what it is


Buying the kit new or used as OP stated. You still have to send the file to them. Guess I was wrong huh?
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Buying the kit new or used as OP stated. You still have to send the file to them. Guess I was wrong huh?
okay, you're missing the boat; customer service is a little diff when it comes to dropping a lot of cash up frontversus buying second hand; sometimes teh big shops don't "care" as much as they should as you're not a priority; that's what was inferred
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I got so bored of driving my wife's Hyundai Sonata around for the past 3 weeks while my car's been down, so I just bought her this.... Still no M3 love

first world problems; now I don't feel bad for you anymore
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first world problems; now I don't feel bad for you anymore
At least she's not mad anymore about me buying a supercharger(i think). But, I'm still sad I can't drive my car. Its gonna hit a month soon. That's 1/12th of a year of my life lost without a car.

I'm thinking about towing my car to a local shop to do a custom tune or go with a tune from Mike. I just dont know how much longer I should wait for G-Power.
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At least she's not mad anymore about me buying a supercharger(i think). But, I'm still sad I can't drive my car. Its gonna hit a month soon. That's 1/12th of a year of my life lost without a car.

I'm thinking about towing my car to a local shop to do a custom tune or go with a tune from Mike. I just dont know how much longer I should wait for G-Power.


Throw a nice tune on that 535i!
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okay, you're missing the boat; customer service is a little diff when it comes to dropping a lot of cash up frontversus buying second hand; sometimes teh big shops don't "care" as much as they should as you're not a priority; that's what was inferred




When was that inferred? It seems like at first you were stating that if he bought it new it came with the tune ready to go? That is not the case. You have to send them your file new or used. Even if he bought the new kit the turn-around time would still be in the same boat as he is in now. OP I would just have Mike tune it for you!
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      12-10-2012, 04:50 PM   #51
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At this point I would have Benvo tune it man.
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At least she's not mad anymore about me buying a supercharger(i think). But, I'm still sad I can't drive my car. Its gonna hit a month soon. That's 1/12th of a year of my life lost without a car.

I'm thinking about towing my car to a local shop to do a custom tune or go with a tune from Mike. I just dont know how much longer I should wait for G-Power.


Throw a nice tune on that 535i!
Thinking about getting a JB4 for it.
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Thinking about getting a JB4 for it.
Let the wifey get used to the power for a little bit. Then you should "discretely" throw the JB4 on it. And dont say anything. She'll be
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Here is the video of my first drive after getting a working tune for my supercharger kit. Although there are still a few problems with it, the car runs pretty awesome. I am heading towards the muffler shop to install the ACM test pipes. It was quite difficult recording videos while driving a MT car so my apologies for the shaky videos.

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Congrats man, enjoy and be safe!
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Wow just read this story. Feel bad man this fn sucks
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Finally back on the road. Congrats. I love the blow off valve.
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With stuff like this I would go with a shop that is local so they can do the whole thing at their shop. I deal with a lot of European countries for my work and its like those guys get every other month off. And the time difference makes it a bitch to contact them
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Best of luck and hope the tune works out for you.

I'm surprised all those other folks were suggested to tune your car while you waited for GPower to step up. Who knows what could have happened down the road

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I got another limp again this morning. This is just getting too frustrating.
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Here's a few phone pix of the ACM test pipes. I had to show the guys at the muffler shop how to use the clamps and where to cut the stock pipe. I probably should have done it myself, but didn't want to rent the tools.

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I can tune it if you are desperate, but I'd wait for them to get back to you since you already paid for it.
Dude is their anything you don't do ?
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Gotta say, that is one BAD ASS looking manifold
I'm pretty sure OP is way too busy raging his beast to post right now!
If only I could.... I just got a tune from G-Power, but I am getting a Engine Malfunction Reduced Power when I turn on the car. No check engine light is on and also no other codes are thrown when I read the codes using the G Power software. I'm not sure what it could be, but car turns over and idles pretty good. I just wish I could go faster than 20mph right now. I will share my experience as soon as all is corrected.
I'm sorry to say this but Gpower sucks camel nuts , what made you go with them ?
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