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      07-05-2013, 09:16 AM   #45
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Great Job mike!

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      07-05-2013, 11:34 AM   #46
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Does this also include coding only customers of BPM? thx.
Unfortunately it does not. It is part of the engine tune, so it would come with our performance software only. To show appreciation to our customers, we're offering it free to all previous customers, and to new customers free of charge but only for a limited amount of time.
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      07-05-2013, 11:44 AM   #47
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Priority will be given to customers that have run our software for extended periods of time, as well as those that see regular track time, and those that have the opportunity to test and provide feedback from places such as the Nurburgring. We've also been in touch with a few customers that have known about this for awhile before it was announced.

Don't worry, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy this very soon!
Thats fair... let me know when its my turn
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      07-05-2013, 12:03 PM   #48
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Unfortunately it does not. It is part of the engine tune, so it would come with our performance software only. To show appreciation to our customers, we're offering it free to all previous customers, and to new customers free of charge but only for a limited amount of time.
Hey Mike! I sent you an email. Looking forward to having the DCT and Servo software updates installed on both cars
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      07-05-2013, 06:43 PM   #49
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Unfortunately it does not. It is part of the engine tune, so it would come with our performance software only. To show appreciation to our customers, we're offering it free to all previous customers, and to new customers free of charge but only for a limited amount of time.
Hey Mike! I sent you an email. Looking forward to having the DCT and Servo software updates installed on both cars
Saw your email come through but over 200 behind now. We'll roll that out to you (and your wife) as we get through the backlog. Let me know if you both want the stand changes or if the wife wants wifey mode.
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      07-05-2013, 10:20 PM   #50
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      07-06-2013, 01:21 AM   #51
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MINI REVIEW

I tested this out today for a few hours and let me say WOW, big difference. Took about the same time for uploading the DCT and Engine software, same cable for all three. I really enjoyed how the OEM M3 steering helped me feel more in tune with the car. BPM Servo.......even more now. In Germany I have wide open roads with almost track like turns at points with little to no traffic. I was able to open it up a bit on some of my favorite turns and it feels great. Hard to explain but it just feels tighter and I feel more in tune with the car now. I wish I had more time with it, I will be sure to test this out on the Nurburgring to help BPM fine tune the settings for track. Lets see how it goes.

BPM FTW.......AGAIN!!!!
Thanks the the review STI... can't wait to read more about the servotronic remapping.

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Thanks the the review STI... can't wait to read more about the servotronic remapping.

Mike, I told you I was waiting for this from STI!


I am fortunate to have a great customer service from BPM. The least I can do is let people know what is to come from them. You really will enjoy this tuning, especially in Sport mode.
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      07-06-2013, 04:51 AM   #53
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I have asked Mike about this for almost 2 years now. When I heard that he had finally tackled this project I had to have it. I met up with Mike today to update the servotronic tune. it is definitely more noticeable and gives the M3 the steering feel of "being on rails" at higher speeds. There is more resistance when turning the steering wheel . This is a MUST HAVE for people that hate having a light steering feel I personally think that it could be tighter at lower speeds and Mike is working on that graph. Overall a great update!!!!
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Hope everyone is enjoying it! We've heard lots of great reports back

When this is officially offered (when load drops), we are going to offer three different mapping selections for the servotronic steering.

Please let me know if you have any questions! This is included free of charge with new tuning purchased but only for a limited time.

There is also a customer of ours that lost the use of his legs in an accident years ago. He contacted us to make the assist lighter to make his vehicle easier to drive. We're happy and excited to provide this to him.
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      07-10-2013, 04:21 PM   #56
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Is this "Load drop" happening before July 20th by any chance. Would be nice to have for our Mountain cruise but I guess I can try and live vicariously through W///...
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      07-10-2013, 06:41 PM   #57
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Is this "Load drop" happening before July 20th by any chance. Would be nice to have for our Mountain cruise but I guess I can try and live vicariously through W///...
Plan on uploading sometime next week haha. Also purchased LCI's (finally broke down and bit the bullet) so will get Mike to code that at the same time.
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      07-11-2013, 01:12 AM   #58
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Is this "Load drop" happening before July 20th by any chance. Would be nice to have for our Mountain cruise but I guess I can try and live vicariously through W///...
I'll get you sorted out by then.
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      07-11-2013, 06:06 AM   #59
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I'll get you sorted out by then.
Oooooh can't wait either. Keep up the good work Mike. By any chance will there be a 50/50 ethenol map in the future?
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      07-11-2013, 07:25 AM   #60
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Plan on uploading sometime next week haha. Also purchased LCI's (finally broke down and bit the bullet) so will get Mike to code that at the same time.
Bro, thats great news. Its insane how just those tail lights make the entire car look so much more fresh and new.

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Had my car tuned yesterday. I wasn't to excited about the steering tune, I guess I didn't quite understand. After driving the car, WOW!!!! We all know the BPM tunes make power, drive better and so on, but the steering changes he made... wow. I LOVE it.
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Mike - sent you email regarding the servotronic software to go along with my stage 2 tune. Still pondering DCT... Thanks!
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Mike - sent you email regarding the servotronic software to go along with my stage 2 tune. Still pondering DCT... Thanks!
A bit behind on PM's and emails but hope to be through them by end of week.

Over 50 people have the servotronic now, I hope everyone is enjoying it!
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Mike - sent you email regarding the servotronic software to go along with my stage 2 tune. Still pondering DCT... Thanks!
You want the DCT tune also.
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      07-24-2013, 05:54 AM   #65
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Tried out the servotronic map last week and its night and day difference. For me it's one of the best things done to the car as I have always thought the stock steering was to light. I can't recommend this update enough especially since its free. Great job again Mike
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Wanted to leave a short review. Have had it on my car for well over a week now.

Took the M3 out for a mountain run with a few other M's and the car performed flawlessly. I think the Benvotronic mod is the perfect compliment to the stage 2 the and Euro MDM.

In normal mode, the steering is definitely stiffer. I can only describe it turned up 1 notch.
In Sport mode, the steering is significantly stiffer, I'd describe it as turned up 2 notches. Very beefy.

This is the kind of mod where if you go back to driving a bone stock M3, you'll be able to tell right away.
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