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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 12-02-2005, 05:33 PM
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Here is a little bit of info on various tuners' claims and contact info. All these were for the 4.4L engine. Most are already stating they are ready to do the 4.8L engine as well with generally similar increases in HP and torque.
Looks like H&S and Wett are the best. They seem to give a good 1-to-1 match of hp/tq.

Not bad.
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Old 12-02-2005, 06:04 PM
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hey nice car!!!!

set up very close to mine as I have my Eisennmann race sitting here in my garage as well as my HR lowering springs.

I was going to go with the K-car ECU but please do share the results of your ECU upgrade.

I also found a line on a short shift kit for the 6-car if you have a manual as i do.

as for wheels I went Maya.

My car is still on the truck from Florida on the way to No. CA and will be here in about another week....

finally someone else on here willing to take ther 6-er to the next level.

Very very nice car and tasteful performance mods...Salute


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Old 12-02-2005, 06:10 PM
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finally someone else on here willing to take ther 6-er to the next level.

-Pete
I am most certainly going to the next level.. I have an M6 coming, delivery should be before summer..
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Old 12-02-2005, 06:22 PM
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nice but....

I think someone taking their car and modding it deserves much praise...

Anyone can just spend money.
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Old 12-02-2005, 07:18 PM
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My ECU arrived by DHL around 10:30. As predicted, it took less than 20 minutes to plug it back in, button everything back up and put away my tools.

Backed it out and drove around town for about 20 minutes to make sure everything was normal and the motor ws fully wamed up. Then took it for a ride in the country.

There is noticeably more torque, very noticeably more horsepower. I'm very pleased, great use of my $375.

Someday soon on a nice day I'll get out my G-Tech and do some 0-60 runs to see what it does.
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Old 12-02-2005, 07:55 PM
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My ECU arrived by DHL around 10:30. As predicted, it took less than 20 minutes to plug it back in, button everything back up and put away my tools.

Backed it out and drove around town for about 20 minutes to make sure everything was normal and the motor ws fully wamed up. Then took it for a ride in the country.

There is noticeably more torque, very noticeably more horsepower. I'm very pleased, great use of my $375.

Someday soon on a nice day I'll get out my G-Tech and do some 0-60 runs to see what it does.
Glad to hear it worked out Any difference in shift points..
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thats great, i was looking at the Kelleners one

but its not avail for the us spec cars yet, were looking at spring.

Thats great news.

is your car a manual?
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Old 12-02-2005, 07:56 PM
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I think someone taking their car and modding it deserves much praise...

Anyone can just spend money.
You are sadly mistaken if you believe my coming M6 will remain stock..
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Old 12-02-2005, 08:52 PM
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My ECU arrived by DHL around 10:30. As predicted, it took less than 20 minutes to plug it back in, button everything back up and put away my tools.

Backed it out and drove around town for about 20 minutes to make sure everything was normal and the motor ws fully wamed up. Then took it for a ride in the country.

There is noticeably more torque, very noticeably more horsepower. I'm very pleased, great use of my $375.

Someday soon on a nice day I'll get out my G-Tech and do some 0-60 runs to see what it does.
Very nice... I may just do it my friend, can't hurt I guess. I will wait for my 650i to reach the doors first...

We will see...

Thanks and I look for further details in the near future.

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I've got an SMG, so shift points are still in the 5's and low 6's when WOT.

I do think I get there a little quicker, though. Frankly, no way to tell for sure...unless the next person to do this does a before and after with a G-Tech.
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Old 12-05-2005, 10:28 AM
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Nice 6er!

Fantastic wheels IMHO, on a beautiful looking BMW.

Do you have any more pics of your other cars, or your garage?

I really like what you have done with the floor!

BTW, it is interesting to see that with your modified ECU, your fuel economy improved. That is something that is quite normal with chip tuning on diesel engines, albeit, with oil burners, there is a bit more improvement.

Anyway, happy motoring!


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Old 12-05-2005, 10:51 AM
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You are sadly mistaken if you believe my coming M6 will remain stock..

Will tuners develop a SC kit for the M6?
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Old 12-05-2005, 11:26 AM
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Will tuners develop a SC kit for the M6?
SmoothCruise,

I don't know... Why would they when these tuners are making more powerful 6ers right now!

My guess is yeah, some performance nut... (Not our group) will desire even more power from an already smoken V10 507HP engine...

I'd ask the question, you are already in the class of the F430 (Supercar status) What's next?

Oh I know SUPERcar2, what a car that would be... I guess.

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Old 12-05-2005, 12:23 PM
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SmoothCruise,

I don't know... Why would they when these tuners are making more powerful 6ers right now!

My guess is yeah, some performance nut... (Not our group) will desire even more power from an already smoken V10 507HP engine...

I'd ask the question, you are already in the class of the F430 (Supercar status) What's next?

Oh I know SUPERcar2, what a car that would be... I guess.

GMAN

GMAN, good to hear from you. How's that snow storm going?

My questions is more a question about the internals of the V10 motor. I've noticed that not many supercars have aftermarket kits available to them. Now, I wonder why. I think it's mostly demographics and economics. A Lamborghini is prohibitively expensive to buy/loan for the purpose of making a SC kit for it. So, not much in the way of a kits being developed. Plus the fact that, there aren't many people buying lambos, you won't be able to make up your costs in volumes. However, I was on a Lambo website, there is rumors that a SC kit is being developed for the Gallardo by some obscure company. Anyways... there's also demographics, not many rich playboys out there that really care to make their cars faster, their car is good enough.

But, I am also wondering if there really isn't room for improvement that a tuner can squeeze out of these cars? Perhaps anymore performance out of them requires replacing the internals like the crank, rods, and pistons, etc, etc. Most performance improvements I see for supercars are replacing mufflers, and intakes and some aerobody kits.
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Old 12-05-2005, 02:15 PM
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GMAN, good to hear from you. How's that snow storm going?
It's hard to say when it comes to internal changes. I guess you have to be a real die-hard performance racer to do something like that but anythings possible.

I guess if things were equal, we would get the real F1 engine and its internals, like the 3.0 litre V10, 1000+HP and 18,000 RPM. Now that thing probably will not last a wek but you would surely have invaulable materials that are lighter than a bird's feather!

You know, riding with the snows make things so nice. I beleive the heavy stuff will come tonight. Now that should prove interesting.

Yeah, been a little busy my friend, you know Business Planning...

Chat wit U Later...

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Old 12-05-2005, 03:10 PM
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You know, riding with the snows make things so nice. I beleive the heavy stuff will come tonight. Now that should prove interesting.
Be careful, especially going up hills. That is when the 6er really sucks in the snow.


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Yeah, been a little busy my friend, you know Business Planning...

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