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      06-16-2012, 03:23 AM   #45
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Correct, I think it is September 2008 and after that is DCT, newer idrive etc.
Marcs335 - DCT shifter is different to the step.

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      06-17-2012, 12:53 AM   #46
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Love the DCT shifter and the DCT box, u lucky bugger BMWPWR!
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      07-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #47
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So I'm having problems with the JB4 piggy back unit. Mis-firing. Im going to take it out. Anyone else had this problem? It's turned me off tunes all together. I would hate to damage my car. It only plays up with the tune on. Standard mode it works perfect. Easy fix = rip it out!
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      07-10-2012, 11:23 PM   #48
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So I'm having problems with the JB4 piggy back unit. Mis-firing. Im going to take it out. Anyone else had this problem? It's turned me off tunes all together. I would hate to damage my car. It only plays up with the tune on. Standard mode it works perfect. Easy fix = rip it out!
dude a little info goes a long way.

1. is this happening ALL the time, or on the track after a couple of laps?
2. how many k's
3. how many k's on the plugs
4. how many k's on the coil packs

i had an issue the first time i went to the track, but quickly worked out (with a little help ) that a new set of plugs and coil packs and all good.

A splash of meth never hurts either.
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      07-10-2012, 11:42 PM   #49
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Hey,

Never tracked the car.
Happens all the time now on the throttle. (on full tune)
Car has done 40 thou Kms.
Not exactly sure of Kms on plugs and coil pack.
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      07-11-2012, 01:06 AM   #50
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My car has done 40000kls and 4yrs old and had procede v4 and v5 and now V5 REV2.5 and the car has not misfired in that time, the new 2.5 is so smooth even my wife commented on how smooth the car was.
Spark plugs replaced but nothing else.
Misfires seem to be very common, but usually spark plugs or coils.
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My car has done 40000kls and 4yrs old and had procede v4 and v5 and now V5 REV2.5 and the car has not misfired in that time, the new 2.5 is so smooth even my wife commented on how smooth the car was.
Spark plugs replaced but nothing else.
Misfires seem to be very common, but usually spark plugs or coils.
Yup check these two mate. A good majority of the midfire issues can be resolved by simply changing a spark plug or coil pack
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      07-11-2012, 01:28 AM   #52
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      07-11-2012, 01:32 AM   #53
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I'm meeting Marc tomorrow night to take the JB4 out at his request... I'll also read the codes so we can find out what the issue is.
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My car has done 40000kls and 4yrs old and had procede v4 and v5 and now V5 REV2.5 and the car has not misfired in that time, the new 2.5 is so smooth even my wife commented on how smooth the car was.
Spark plugs replaced but nothing else.
Misfires seem to be very common, but usually spark plugs or coils.
Anyone planning on letting go theirs procede? whats the difference betwen rev 2 and rev2.5?
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      07-11-2012, 01:38 AM   #55
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Anyone planning on letting go theirs procede? whats the difference betwen rev 2 and rev2.5?
short version you get to use the aggressive maps vs the normal ones.
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Anyone planning on letting go theirs procede? whats the difference betwen rev 2 and rev2.5?
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short version you get to use the aggressive maps vs the normal ones.
Some differences between Rev 2 and Rev 3 again as well, mainly in meth control...
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I find it a big difference between the old rev2 and rev2.5 which is the same as rev3
Big difference in low down torque, the car just takes off screaming the rear tyres and i noticed changing from 1st to 2nd auto box the car farts between gears, never used to.
And also very very smooth.
Well worth the $495 compared to rev2a and 2b.
Plus you can run the latest maps.
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I find it a big difference between the old rev2 and rev2.5 which is the same as rev3
Big difference in low down torque, the car just takes off screaming the rear tyres and i noticed changing from 1st to 2nd auto box the car farts between gears, never used to.
And also very very smooth.
Well worth the $495 compared to rev2a and 2b.
Plus you can run the latest maps.
the aggressive maps peak boost in mid range will be a lot higher then the normal maps thus you get that feeling.
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      07-11-2012, 03:23 AM   #59
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So for process of elimination. Which spark plugs are recommended?
Also, do I need to order the coil pack from BMW?
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So for process of elimination. Which spark plugs are recommended?
Also, do I need to order the coil pack from BMW?
I can hook you up with genuine parts, will discuss with you tomorrow night
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      07-11-2012, 04:50 PM   #61
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So for process of elimination. Which spark plugs are recommended?
Also, do I need to order the coil pack from BMW?
Fark no, never buy spares from BMW Australia, unless you like being raped
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      07-11-2012, 07:26 PM   #62
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Fark no, never buy spares from BMW Australia, unless you like being raped
So #1 BMW Australia's customer then eh Pavo ?

I am sure Stuart can hook you up if not there are myriads of US dealers that can sell them to you for a fraction of the price!
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So #1 BMW Australia's customer then eh Pavo ?

I am sure Stuart can hook you up if not there are myriads of US dealers that can sell them to you for a fraction of the price!
Thanks mate!

I don't know what I want to do now.
The talk I had yesterday with the gentleman that put it on the dyno concerned me.

The figure below is with [NO TUNE]



Below picture is the second run with [FULL TUNE] - You will see where it starts to miss. (Obviously no KW's where recorded)


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Thanks mate!

I don't know what I want to do now.
The talk I had yesterday with the gentleman that put it on the dyno concerned me.

The figure below is with [NO TUNE]
The
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Welcome Mark! Car looks great, long time no speak. I can't wait to see what you have got planned next

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Your cars F*cked bro.. better get an M3. Even pavo dreams about them

But yeh seriously I'm sure your problems can be worked out and then you will absolutely love the N54. Don't be put off just yet.
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