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automadness 05-03-2005 12:00 AM

performance chip
 
what do you guys think about a chip for a 2001 330ci? what kind of gains can i see which chip do you recommend and also how much would they go for and were to get them
thanx

BADMASS///M3 05-03-2005 01:52 AM

dinan is the only way to go!
 
i have a e46 m3 as well as my friend and we both upgraded the software at the same time he got the shark injector i got the dinan although shark advertises 9whp gain and dinen has 0 hp gain my m is much quicker than his now.Dinan tweeks your rev limits gives you better low and mid range response at the track i'm consistently 2-3 tenths of a second quicker than him quarter mile. you can find dinan at your local bmw dealer(not all dealers have dinan performance).also dinan doesn't void your factory warranty.Even though you have a 330 i hope this was helpfull.

rico328i 05-03-2005 09:21 AM

chip?
 
Automadness,

You mean software. OBD2 cars like yours - 1996 and up use software upgrades.

For more information. Contact Mark D - he's local and can give you more information on this sort of thing.

Do a search as there are a number of posts here regarding software upgrades. I'd say most are positive.

Beemz 05-03-2005 06:17 PM

Cross Avenue Auto in Oakville ask for Sam. he will hook you up with all the Dinan stuff.

e36sport 05-04-2005 07:08 PM

Contact Mark D'Sylva (mark@dsylva-tech.ca) before you decide which software upgrade to get; he is very knowledgeable about this stuff. I got the upgrade on my 97 328 and it was well worth it.


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