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Old 12-07-2003, 12:16 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Chip review!

After reading Jay's review on the chip he got from Mark D, I decided to save up and get one for myself (as you may have seen on the main page in the group buy post). Picked it up this morning, installed it later on in the day, it was really simple even for clumsy me..then took it out for a test-drive. nothin but s on my face.. haven't done any number comparisons yet like 0-100 or anything but I definately feel the difference

anyone else who's considering it I definately say go for it, especially for the price, can't go wrong
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Old 12-07-2003, 01:25 AM   #2
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does this mark D guy make a chip for the 318is (m42)?? im assuming hes in T.O. area right???
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Old 12-07-2003, 03:27 AM   #3
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does this mark D guy make a chip for the 318is (m42)?? im assuming hes in T.O. area right???
I assume your DME is 0 261 200 175 ?

I made a chip for that a long time ago (1996) , but want to upgrade it to incorporate what I have learned in the last few years. I'm in the process of doing that now. I hope to finish it in about a month, I just don't have anyone close by who can test changes for me. This chip was never a big seller so I didn't spend much time developing it further, but recently people are asking for it.

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Old 12-07-2003, 09:03 AM   #4
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Do you have the chip for the E36 318ti???
I have actually emailed you in regards to this.
Anyway, my DME is 0 261 203 590..

Let me know if you have a chip for this DME...

FYI, I have an E30 with the M42 engine from the E36 318ti...
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Old 12-07-2003, 09:58 PM   #5
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Old 12-08-2003, 03:42 AM   #6
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Hey Mark,

I can't remember if you made a chip for an 1986 325e??????
Let me know with price,
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Old 12-08-2003, 10:38 AM   #7
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Hello Jay,

yes I developed that chip, you can have it at the same group buy price. ($210 CDN)

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Old 12-08-2003, 09:13 PM   #8
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Okay, that sounds good! Now does it require premium fuel? Not that it matters I only use premium anyway..........And also, I have a cold air intake and cat back exhaust, any tuning required?????
I am guessing this is a DIY installation?
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Old 12-08-2003, 09:17 PM   #9
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You wil require 91 octane. The chip will work with the mods you have with no tuning. It's about a 45 minute job to remove the DME from the glove box, open, install chip, close and remount in glove box. It could take 1 hour the first time and 30 minutes after that.

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Old 12-08-2003, 09:23 PM   #10
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Thats awsome, do you think you could PM me with your Phone # and your location in Toronto? I would like to buy it by the end of this week if possible?!

I know with a chip for the eta models, you get quite a benifit from it, this true?
Thanks a lot Mark
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Old 12-08-2003, 09:32 PM   #11
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All my contact info is on the CONTACT page of my site.

Yes you could come later this week.

The chip makes a great difference in the ETA. And mine is much better than the one from CA. (don't know about how it compares with the J.C.)

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Old 12-12-2003, 01:30 PM   #12
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Hey Mark, how does your chip compare to the Dinan chip? anyone else have any experience with these two?
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Old 12-12-2003, 01:36 PM   #13
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Someone in CA just tried it and likes mine better.
The difference is quite noticeable.

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Old 12-12-2003, 01:39 PM   #14
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OK thanks Mark, I am going home to the west coast for Xmas tomorrow, but I will get back to you when I return, might be inerested in trying it out.

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Old 12-12-2003, 01:41 PM   #15
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OK. Just curiuos how you will get to Victoria with the ferry strike. Do they have flights to Victoria?

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