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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 09-15-2008, 08:28 PM   #1
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What to use for a "custom" tune? Programmable chip?

I'm a little new to chip tuning for E46's. I've read all about the standard burned chips from AA, Dinan, etc, but I also read about people saying you need to get the car "tuned."

In my world, that means a live tune on a dyno, with someone changing parameters to meet your specific car's needs (not just changing values generically for a mod).

How do you go about this? Are there programmable rom chips you can buy? Do you need special software?

I'd much rather get an engine specific tune than a mail-order tune.

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Old 09-15-2008, 09:20 PM   #2
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There is a "Shark Edit" that's waiting to be released: http://www.bonnevillemotorwerks.com/sharkedt/
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So what are people using to get tuned now? Like what is used for S/C installs and such?
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:56 PM   #4
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So what are people using to get tuned now? Like what is used for S/C installs and such?
Generic package tunes.

There currently aren't many tuners out there with the capability to tune the MS45.1 DME. SharkEdit may change that in the future.

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