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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 02-07-2014, 12:36 AM   #1
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Tuning by Frank Smith SMG CSL DME Tune

Hey guys

I just reflashed my DME with the TTFS CSL SMG tune and the M3 feels amazing! Upshifts at WOT are much more aggressive (I used to run at level 4 but tuned it down to 3 around town). Downshifts at high RPM sound and feel amazing (especially with my Eisenmann exhaust!) In the lower RPM range around town, the shifts feels much more smoother and predictable. The M3 pulls a lot harder too, which leads me to agree with stash in that there is more than just a remapping of the shift parameters in the upgrade.

I am extremely satisfied for $160 and would say that this is the best value for money mod I have done to date.


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Old 02-07-2014, 09:21 AM   #2
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Hey guys

I just reflashed my DME with the TTFS CSL SMG tune and the M3 feels amazing! Upshifts at WOT are much more aggressive (I used to run at level 4 but tuned it down to 3 around town). Downshifts at high RPM sound and feel amazing (especially with my Eisenmann exhaust!) In the lower RPM range around town, the shifts feels much more smoother and predictable. The M3 pulls a lot harder too, which leads me to agree with stash in that there is more than just a remapping of the shift parameters in the upgrade.

I am extremely satisfied for $160 and would say that this is the best value for money mod I have done to date.

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Old 03-12-2014, 12:17 AM   #3
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So how did you have this done?

Did you bring your car in?
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:20 AM   #4
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So how did you have this done?



Did you bring your car in?

No it's all done remotely.

Once you have received you cable, you read and email Frank a DME file.

Frank tunes the file, sends it back via email and you upload the new DME file.

Easy!


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Old 03-12-2014, 06:00 PM   #5
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what cable, and no offense as I don't know but who is frank? where can I find him?
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:02 PM   #6
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what cable, and no offense as I don't know but who is frank? where can I find him?
http://www.tuningtechfs.com/

You can use google right?

You'd just go there and type "Frank Smith Tuning", we don't expect a lot but come on, show some etiquette.

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Old 03-13-2014, 05:31 PM   #7
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Hello to all

I spoke to Frank Smith today and i must say he is a top notch individual. I hope to be dealing with him in the near future for tuning!!!


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Old 03-26-2014, 05:21 PM   #8
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I read through the posts, but how can I get in contract with this guy "frank"??


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Old 03-26-2014, 05:22 PM   #9
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I read through the posts, but how can I get in contract with this guy "frank"??
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No you didn't.
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Old 03-26-2014, 05:24 PM   #10
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I see it lol. I am highly interested in this.


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Old 03-28-2014, 09:41 AM   #11
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For DIY'rs

Here's a how to

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=457302

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CSL or Euro SMG drive logic program on the SMG Module
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:56 PM   #12
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Question. I already have the csl smg flash. I think the flash is done to the smg ecu only. So franks tune is done to the engines dme right?
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Old 04-18-2014, 03:04 AM   #13
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Old 04-18-2014, 05:39 AM   #14
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So u dont think there would be a problem if I get fs smg tune and have the csl flash?
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Old 04-18-2014, 08:29 AM   #15
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For DIY'ers, I posted an update to this tune on M3F in the original thread. Should help with clutch slip and better acceleration after shifts.

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Question. I already have the csl smg flash. I think the flash is done to the smg ecu only. So franks tune is done to the engines dme right?
Yes.. I explained this in detail in the original thread.
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Old 03-23-2015, 01:51 AM   #16
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Will this tune work on a non SMG?

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Old 03-23-2015, 06:33 AM   #17
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The smg tune???? No lol... But he's one of the best tuners out there...
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Old 03-23-2015, 07:36 AM   #18
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The smg tune is for smg only. But TTFS has performance tunes for all popular makes and models.
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Old 07-26-2015, 03:03 AM   #19
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Hey guys

I just reflashed my DME with the TTFS CSL SMG tune and the M3 feels amazing! Upshifts at WOT are much more aggressive (I used to run at level 4 but tuned it down to 3 around town). Downshifts at high RPM sound and feel amazing (especially with my Eisenmann exhaust!) In the lower RPM range around town, the shifts feels much more smoother and predictable. The M3 pulls a lot harder too, which leads me to agree with stash in that there is more than just a remapping of the shift parameters in the upgrade.

I am extremely satisfied for $160 and would say that this is the best value for money mod I have done to date.


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Hi I'm new on this forum can you tell me the procedure how to reflash the DME ??

Thank you
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Old 07-26-2015, 03:39 AM   #20
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You need to go to TTFS and purchase their wire and they will send you the "tune"
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