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surreal
09-16-2005, 08:24 PM
Kind of a bet between a friend and I, obviously depending on what kind of chip, what is the usual HP gained from a chip for a recent M3...2002 maybe?

Alex Baumann
09-17-2005, 02:10 AM
20-30hp

Pinecone
09-17-2005, 04:51 AM
Unlikely.

According to PTG doing a full blueprint and converting to a Motec Alpha-N engine management system gains about 45 HP, so a chip alone is not going to get your 20 - 30 HP.

More like 8- 10 if you are lucky. There is NOT a lot of extra HP available in these engines by simple means.