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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,269
Posted By Detrick
A car to be proud of. I really like it! ...

A car to be proud of. I really like it! Congrats. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-14-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Detrick
I believe it would start on the 15th month. You...

I believe it would start on the 15th month. You would then qualify for another free oil change 12-months thereafter, or after an additional 15K miles, whichever comes first.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-14-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Detrick
Did you mean to say 3 free oil changes? My local...

Did you mean to say 3 free oil changes? My local dealer changed my oil free-of-charge after 12-months at 9K and again after 18-months at 15K, the latter included a CBS reset.

In your case, I can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,176
Posted By Detrick
Sell me your car!!! Congrats.

Sell me your car!!! Congrats.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-27-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,727
Posted By Detrick
I saw this error a couple of years ago after I...

I saw this error a couple of years ago after I purchased my car. Then again last week over a two day period. I filled up again at a different gas station and the error never returned. It has been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,317
Posted By Detrick
Red face You correctly indicated one cannot compare dynos...

You correctly indicated one cannot compare dynos in your previous posting, yet these links are doing exactly that. And with the 20% dyno variance seen in the links, well, do I need to say more?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Detrick
My boxer and Goldens have gone for rides on the...

My boxer and Goldens have gone for rides on the back seats. A back seat cover should be used. The only problem is that their claws can scratch the center console. Best to wax it, as I did, so it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,813
Posted By Detrick
Congrats!! Very impressive. I imagine you...

Congrats!! Very impressive.

I imagine you were running more than 2 psi additional boost?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
I wonder whether Dinan flashes alter the self...

I wonder whether Dinan flashes alter the self adaption map in any way.

If Dinan calibrates boost to around 14 psi, will the DME self adaption map push it to say 16 psi at higher altitudes? Has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
For the 335i, if the boost was kept under 15 psi,...

For the 335i, if the boost was kept under 15 psi, long term engine/transmission problems were kept to a minimum. The current BMS and Dinan tunes are not aggressive enough to get you into risky...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
Why would you post such a non-constructive...

Why would you post such a non-constructive statement overflowing with hate?

There is nothing "crappy" about a Dinan tune. They obviously used a Flexray cable and wrote software to be able to even...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
The Sheep Herd... ...

The Sheep Herd...

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
Excellent find, Alan. And like you said earlier,...

Excellent find, Alan. And like you said earlier, no CANbus connection. This implies that BMS is indeed using the stock map.

I need to do some research to determine how to data log the N63. I do...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
I think the Dinan 501/580 may be fairly accurate,...

I think the Dinan 501/580 may be fairly accurate, although I personally would expect a little more low end grunt with nealy 600 foot-pounds of torque. The F10 is fairly heavy though.

That said,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
Yeah, I know what you mean about Terry. I...

Yeah, I know what you mean about Terry.

I spent a lot of money on his tunes when I owned a 335i. Tried every one of them. It was actually a lot of fun. Too bad he did not take the time to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
Please factually confirm your claim that the BMS...

Please factually confirm your claim that the BMS piggy back can be stacked on top of a flash tune.

The JB+ that you described "never" ran a map and operated as you described it. The BMS piggy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
Perhaps some clarification is in order... ...

Perhaps some clarification is in order...

Dinan's S2 claims of HP and TQ are based on BMW's minimum output specs, say 400 HP and 450 ft-# at the crank for a N63. The average N63 exceeds those...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-18-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
Yes, it is a wonderful option with a fantastic...

Yes, it is a wonderful option with a fantastic price. Problem is, many of us went with Dinan a couple of years ago because BMS did not offer anything for the N63.

In terms of HP and TQ, Dinan...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-18-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
I assume you are referring to the old JB+ for the...

I assume you are referring to the old JB+ for the N54 engine...

It's not. I asked BMS whether their N63 piggy back worked the same as the JB+ for the N54, as it did not run a map. It fooled the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-18-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,105
Posted By Detrick
The BMS piggy back for the N63 is not like the...

The BMS piggy back for the N63 is not like the old JB+ (i.e. no map modification) and is unlikely to be additive to a Dinan flash. It is my understanding that the BMS piggy back runs its own map,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-04-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,834
Posted By Detrick
2012 550 13,500 miles - never experienced an...

2012 550 13,500 miles - never experienced an issue requiring attention. Solid as a rock.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-21-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Detrick
Yes, I received my copy yesterday. Photos of a...

Yes, I received my copy yesterday. Photos of a couple leaving their BMW behind and arguing in the desert or something :tsk:.

The real question is, has anyone ordered one of those watches so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-21-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,332
Posted By Detrick
I would not for a couple of reasons. First,...

I would not for a couple of reasons.

First, I have not earned sufficient points to have one. Secondly, if I did have one, I would not use it.

I do not like the way it looks. Capital letters...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,638
Posted By Detrick
I was pricing a 535 at the dealership and...

I was pricing a 535 at the dealership and realized for just a few thousand more, I could walk away with a 550. It seemed like a better value to me. Deal done.

That said, the 535 is a great car. ...
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