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Old 01-21-2013, 01:36 AM
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95 740i... Programmer???

Is there any way at all to trick the computer into accepting a programmer? I heard the 95 models have somethin that blocks them in the computer.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:53 AM
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Is this to reprogram the engine computer or to access one of the others - there are about 6.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:17 AM
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Honestly I couldn't tell you! I've just been told that programmers are blocked in this year model. And was wondering if there's a way around it!
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:58 AM
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This is probablly the only thing your going to find for your car. Theres not much out there in the way of "programmers" for BMW's. You can always go "$$ stand alone $$", mega-squirt...ect.

http://www.dinancars.com/shop/Call-D...ip.aspx#page=1
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:11 AM
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Your only gonna get about 8-10hp max for your $200. If you want an extra kick just go with a 50-75 wet-shot of NOS. Theres an M62tu 540i in the E39 section running 2 stage systems. A 75hp single fogger shot and a 150hp direct port fogger shot. Hes been doing this for 30K+ miles on a stock motor with no problems. Keep in mind he takes very good care of his motor when it comes to preventive maintenance. You need to start with a motor that is very sound.

Heres a pic of his setup.

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Old 01-22-2013, 10:13 AM
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There is always a way round, but to which computer?
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:42 AM
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Idk what computer blocks the programmer in this car. I'd like to find out for myself too! I'm sure they make better programmer than ones that'll add 8-10 horses. I'm lookin to spend a lot more than $200 on one
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:55 AM
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The 'block' (if it exists) will be software in each computer. May have to reprogram off the car or 't' in whilst on a dyno for extra horses.
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:20 PM
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:11 PM
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Idk what computer blocks the programmer in this car. I'd like to find out for myself too! I'm sure they make better programmer than ones that'll add 8-10 horses. I'm lookin to spend a lot more than $200 on one
If you find something...let us know.
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