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Old 09-30-2012, 03:48 PM
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:34 PM
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Finally got the tune on my car and I must say this is how the car should come stock. Granted I was spoiled with the power output the tunes would put into my N54's, but the stage 1 tune is definitely worth the $380. I did a couple runs, and I know I am still waiting for the tune to settle in, but for now I can definitely feel the difference. I will definitely report back, after a couple days to see if the tune has completely adjusted.

FYI for anyone planning to install this in the near future, do yourself a favor and remove the airbox to get to the secondary sensor and you will save some skin off the top of your hands and some sanity.
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:39 PM
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Exciting stuff RambleJ!! Thanks for the update, and please do let us know your follow up thoughts!

So you decided against the stage 2 because of the extra 2 wires that needs to be hard tapped into the CanBUS?

Also, did you already bump your stage 1 boost to 4 or 4.5?
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:46 PM
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Exciting stuff RambleJ!! Thanks for the update, and please do let us know your follow up thoughts!

So you decided against the stage 2 because of the extra 2 wires that needs to be hard tapped into the CanBUS?

Also, did you already bump your stage 1 boost to 4 or 4.5?
Yup, the extra tapping into the wires is what turned me off from the stage 2. Im not all about stripping and tapping into wires in my cars comp. I can handle unplugging a couple plugs and reconnecting them.

Yes I did bump it from the standard 3.5 to 4.5. Since we have 93 octane here we are good to go for 4.5.
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:44 PM
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Looking forward to hearing it. You coming out on Sat?
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:48 PM
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Nice! I agree with Deep. I don't know of anyone in the DFW area that does coding. But you may want to reach out to a fellow F10 fester "ShawnSheridan", he has been able to successfully code the F10 with the power/torque display and others.
I was hoping to do the same thing. Maybe even take a road trip to Houston if he is willing. I just have to wait until December. ED+ 6-8 weeks for delivery is brutal
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:55 PM
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I was hoping to do the same thing. Maybe even take a road trip to Houston if he is willing. I just have to wait until December. ED+ 6-8 weeks for delivery is brutal
If we can't find someone up here to do I'm totally game for a road trip to Houston to make that coding happen.
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:56 PM
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Looking forward to hearing it. You coming out on Sat?
I am coming on Saturday, but I don't have the exhaust on yet, right now just the tune. The exhaust should be on by EOM.
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:56 PM
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Deep,

I'm willing to give it a try. I can definitely get DVD in motion going.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:35 AM
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If we can't find someone up here to do I'm totally game for a road trip to Houston to make that coding happen.


Mine may be a while, keep in mind I do indeed into weeks. That means December before have my car in the states

As long as you don't mind waiting for a while then I'm in. I'm also going to see if I can do it myself and then maybe I'll become the local guy
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:58 AM
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RambleJ, what exhaust did you decide on? Megan? Are you noticing more power and pull with the ECU adapting to the BMS tune? I was hoping that Burger would wisen up and somehow make an adapter for the Stage 2 that would plug between that harness (vs splicing in). With the Stage 1, can you change tunes on the fly (like with the Stage 2)? Is there any loss in driveability or BMW smoothness with the BMS Stage 1? My wife drives the car too, and I did not want her to notice (or complain ).

TxF10, thanks for the willingness. I always thought it is silly the trunk button on the remote and by the driver's side can't close the trunk.

Sorry to hear about the delay Miamiboyca. Maybe you can ask if they will give you a loaner car until the car comes in. If you paid for the vehicle, you should be able to have one to drive around!

This Saturday should be great driving/show weather for C&C! I hope you guys are ready to make it out. Ramble and I met at the Target parking lot on 635/MacArthur last time.
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:04 AM
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Sorry to hear about the delay Miamiboyca. Maybe you can ask if they will give you a loaner car until the car comes in. If you paid for the vehicle, you should be able to have one to drive around!

This Saturday should be great driving/show weather for C&C! I hope you guys are ready to make it out. Ramble and I met at the Target parking lot on 635/MacArthur last time.

It's not that, it's that I am doing ED. So even though I sign this week and get my car at Welt a week from today I still have to wait until its ships to the US. So I will drop it off by the 13th(short trip) but it could take 6-8weeks before I can pick it up at PDC in South Carolina. :-(

Thanks for looking out :-). Btw, do we want to meet at the Starbucks off MacArthur and 114 on Las Colinas and head over together? Caravan style?
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:47 PM
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Can anyone recommend a reasonable Paintless Dent removal shop? I have a couple of daily drivers I want dents pulled from. Thanks!
Deep, sorry I can't help with the "reasonable" part as my last PDR was from Park Place BodyWerks when the hail storm last May 2011 caused over $4K in damages. But they did a good job though, couldn't tell that there was ever any damages to my GS350. Sadly, the GS was totaled a couple months ago but I got a brand new F10 out of it and now get to converse with you fine folks. Shiny
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:16 AM
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It's not that, it's that I am doing ED. So even though I sign this week and get my car at Welt a week from today I still have to wait until its ships to the US. So I will drop it off by the 13th(short trip) but it could take 6-8weeks before I can pick it up at PDC in South Carolina. :-(

Thanks for looking out :-). Btw, do we want to meet at the Starbucks off MacArthur and 114 on Las Colinas and head over together? Caravan style?
I am up for a caravan to the C&C. If we want to park in the lot at classic we'd have to head out there bright and early though.... which means i'd have to take it easy on Friday night and possibly save the for Saturday
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:22 AM
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RambleJ, what exhaust did you decide on? Megan? Are you noticing more power and pull with the ECU adapting to the BMS tune? I was hoping that Burger would wisen up and somehow make an adapter for the Stage 2 that would plug between that harness (vs splicing in). With the Stage 1, can you change tunes on the fly (like with the Stage 2)? Is there any loss in driveability or BMW smoothness with the BMS Stage 1? My wife drives the car too, and I did not want her to notice (or complain ).

TxF10, thanks for the willingness. I always thought it is silly the trunk button on the remote and by the driver's side can't close the trunk.

Sorry to hear about the delay Miamiboyca. Maybe you can ask if they will give you a loaner car until the car comes in. If you paid for the vehicle, you should be able to have one to drive around!

This Saturday should be great driving/show weather for C&C! I hope you guys are ready to make it out. Ramble and I met at the Target parking lot on 635/MacArthur last time.
The tune has adapted and the driveability of the car is the same. Just has a little more power to it across the board.. And there is no map switching for thw stage 1 tune. To be honest I really don't see the need for one, this tune is not so powerful the next person who drives the call will not be able to handle it. This just give the car some extra kick.

And yes I am going to go with the Megan exhaust at first and see how I like that one and go from there.
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I am up for a caravan to the C&C. If we want to park in the lot at classic we'd have to head out there bright and early though.... which means i'd have to take it easy on Friday night and possibly save the for Saturday
Let me know I am game either way. Anyone else?
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Planning on it unless something happens Friday. Let me know when and where. Getting comm box looked at today on the f10 may be in the m3 let me know when and where were meeting
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My Sat morning just cleared up as I won't be going down to Houston until the afternoon. So I'm up for caravanning if you guys are meeting in Las Colinas.

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so what time and where are we meeting - comm box replaced in the F10 in under 1 hour so I'm in the for the F10 caravan
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RambleJ (Chris), I think you should take the lead for the caravan. As Chris was saying, it really helps to get there early so the F10 gang can claim a spot and represent. I would think that a meet time of 7am in Las Colinas would be a good idea. I know Miamiboyca recommended meeting at the Starbucks on 114/MacArthur.

http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com....ed=0CCYQrwswAA

I wish I could make it out for Cars and Coffee this weekend I will be 2 lights away from the Starbucks, working at 7am (at Las Colinas Medical Center).
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RambleJ (Chris), I think you should take the lead for the caravan. As Chris was saying, it really helps to get there early so the F10 gang can claim a spot and represent. I would think that a meet time of 7am in Las Colinas would be a good idea. I know Miamiboyca recommended meeting at the Starbucks on 114/MacArthur.

http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com....ed=0CCYQrwswAA

I wish I could make it out for Cars and Coffee this weekend I will be 2 lights away from the Starbucks, working at 7am (at Las Colinas Medical Center).
You beat me to it. I was going to mention 7am and that Starbucks works for me.
Looks like I have to sneak away from work tomorrow to get the car washed.
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You beat me to it. I was going to mention 7am and that Starbucks works for me.
Looks like I have to sneak away from work tomorrow to get the car washed.
Works for me -

One note I am 50/50 as I tweaked my back earlier this week. So provided I get good care a Las Colinas Medial - should be there no problem. (I will be wearing the Hyundai Paper Bag over my head :-)

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Replaced or retrofitted? I am considering a retrofit and wanted to see if anyone else in Dallas has tried it.
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Connect app and Plug-in worked during ED - took redelivery after ED last week, and it didn't work - wouldn't even charge the phone. They told me they replaced it and it's working fine now. (yea still haven't posted redelivery pictures here or in the ED thread) So she's a factory fresh Mojave 528Xi for Saturday. Hope I get the chance to wash her up after work tomorrow night - a bit dusty after the rain this past weekend. She and the M are labeled a "Do Not Wash" at the dealer.
Still though, the M is tired of being a garage queen. She's been there since I took redelivery and really wants to stretch her legs. I may wind up just meeting up with you guys at Classic - Starbucks would be another 30 minute drive. Will post tomorrow so you guys won't be waiting for me.
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