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      01-16-2013, 02:54 PM   #1
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x6 50i ESS Chip or Activeautowerke chip ??

I am looking to chip my 50i.

I did some research. can't find lots of review for both chip.

Any idea which one should i go for?

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      01-17-2013, 09:20 PM   #2
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http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showt...&highlight=ess
this is ess and dinna .
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      01-19-2013, 05:45 AM   #3
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You should take a look at Velos their seeing gains from 90awhp & 130tq gains.
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      01-22-2013, 04:31 PM   #4
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You should take a look at Velos their seeing gains from 90awhp & 130tq gains.
Our level 1.5 tune is the highest I have seen without any other modifications done to the vehicle.

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      01-23-2013, 03:10 PM   #5
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Our level 1.5 tune is the highest I have seen without any other modifications done to the vehicle.

That may be so but don't you guys dyno in RWD because that's what it says on your website! With that being said OF COURSE your numbers would be higher opposed to AWD dyno numbers. It would be a better comparison to compare apples to apples. Additionally, what is considered a Stage 1.5.....because if it has anything more than a flash then of course I would expect higher numbers due to more mods.

Personally I don't get caught up dyno numbers because real power is reflected in TRAP speed or MPH. You can manipulate the dyno anyway you want to get big numbers but if it doesn't have the MPH to back it up then its all misleading.

So is there any AA tune only pump gas ecu flash in the 11s on oem rims and tires with full interior? If so, what is the MPH?
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      01-23-2013, 03:52 PM   #6
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Burger tuning just put out theirs. You canm get up to 25hp and 40tq to the wheels.

http://www.burgertuning.com/N63_Jb_B...nce_Tuner.html
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That may be so but don't you guys dyno in RWD because that's what it says on your website! With that being said OF COURSE your numbers would be higher opposed to AWD dyno numbers. It would be a better comparison to compare apples to apples. Additionally, what is considered a Stage 1.5.....because if it has anything more than a flash then of course I would expect higher numbers due to more mods.

Personally I don't get caught up dyno numbers because real power is reflected in TRAP speed or MPH. You can manipulate the dyno anyway you want to get big numbers but if it doesn't have the MPH to back it up then its all misleading.

So is there any AA tune only pump gas ecu flash in the 11s on oem rims and tires with full interior? If so, what is the MPH?
Fyi this thread is for the Non M...

No this was dynoed in 4wd at the same place the "other" shop took theirs to.

1.5 is just a term I used to differentiate our low boost tune from our regular tune. No other modifications were done on this vehicle.

Additionally the owner of the shop performed the runs for us as we watched.
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      01-24-2013, 09:03 PM   #8
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Oh. I used to have their JB4 tune for N54 engine. Their N54 tune is awesome.
But for N63 their output way less then the others tunes.

I know it cost a lot cheaper. But i want some real hp and tq....
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      01-26-2013, 04:17 PM   #9
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Oh. I used to have their JB4 tune for N54 engine. Their N54 tune is awesome.
But for N63 their output way less then the others tunes.

I know it cost a lot cheaper. But i want some real hp and tq....
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      02-04-2013, 06:28 PM   #10
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ess tune on my x6 50i

ess n63 tune is great. i believe the rated hp gains are correct as my best 0 to 60 time has cut down from 5.2 sec to 4.4 sec and 1/4 mile from 13.6 to 12.9, can do better with paddle shifting.
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We are having 10% off all software for the month of February.
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ESS all the way!

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      03-31-2013, 09:10 AM   #13
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AA is the only way to go

I have only their products on my M3 and will never switch to another tuner ever. They have been so helpful with every purchase i have made and their customer service is top notch. Big kudos to Andrew and Viral. With that being said, look no further than AA
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