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      07-04-2009, 09:01 AM   #1
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Does the new JB3 remove the speed limiter?

I just git my new E92 and i was soon to find out the top speed was 135??? Whats up with that! Haha well I was trying to find out if the JB3 will remove the speed limiter. I am really interested in the power that the JB3 offers. But if it does not reomove the top speed limiter I think i will be going another route. Also is there any other way to remove the speed limiter and use the JB3 software??
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      07-04-2009, 09:55 AM   #2
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      07-04-2009, 10:01 AM   #3
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As far as I know, only the PROcede, some flashes, and the AA SLD remove the Speed Limiter.

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I just git my new E92 and i was soon to find out the top speed was 135??? Whats up with that! Haha well I was trying to find out if the JB3 will remove the speed limiter. I am really interested in the power that the JB3 offers. But if it does not reomove the top speed limiter I think i will be going another route. Also is there any other way to remove the speed limiter and use the JB3 software??
If I remember correctly I think is 150mph or 155mph on e92. Cuz I went pass 140 and didn't see any cutoff
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      07-04-2009, 10:59 AM   #5
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135 if no sport package. 155 with sport package.
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      07-04-2009, 11:10 AM   #6
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135 if no sport package. 155 with sport package.
I have to call bs on BMW's part, I can never get above 140 before it cuts out and I have the sports package.
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      07-04-2009, 12:05 PM   #7
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^really?? o_o ZSP here with my E93...getting to the top speed on an isolated road isn't hard...it is 150 on the speedo, 145 on gps
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I just git my new E92 and i was soon to find out the top speed was 135??? Whats up with that! Haha well I was trying to find out if the JB3 will remove the speed limiter. I am really interested in the power that the JB3 offers. But if it does not reomove the top speed limiter I think i will be going another route. Also is there any other way to remove the speed limiter and use the JB3 software??
You have a non sport package 335i that is limited to 135 the sports package is 155.
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I have to call bs on BMW's part, I can never get above 140 before it cuts out and I have the sports package.
If you can't get past 140 something is wrong with your car. I fly past 140 easily and hit a brick wall at 155.
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Any other way to remove this limiter without buying one of the chips listed above? Already have a jb+ so I dont want to buy another one..
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I have to call bs on BMW's part, I can never get above 140 before it cuts out and I have the sports package.
i have this same problem, mine cuts off at 147 or so on the speedo, doesnt really matter to me tho, I never get up to those speed anyway
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Anyone near Clearwater, FL with a BT Professional that would be willing to meet up and remove my 135mph limiter?
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Anyone near Clearwater, FL with a BT Professional that would be willing to meet up and remove my 135mph limiter?
Can't be done even with the BT tool.
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Can't be done even with the BT tool.
Really? I thought I read somewhere that it could be done with the Pro ver. but not the enthusiast one.. Do you think if I went to the dealer and asked them to at least but my limiter up to 155mph they might do it?
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Sports package on the XI is limited to ~135
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Wow i did not know that, that really pisses me off, I was really interested in the JB3 but I guess im gonna have to go procede now that is a big bummer.
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Can anyone confirm that forsure the BT tool cannot remove the speed limiter, also would it be possible for a local BMW dealer to remove the speed limiter???
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lol, how often do you travel faster than 135mph that your allowing that to sway your decision on which tune to buy.
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Can anyone confirm that forsure the BT tool cannot remove the speed limiter, also would it be possible for a local BMW dealer to remove the speed limiter???
A dealer is not gonna remove the limiter for you so you can forget about that.
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A dealer is not gonna remove the limiter for you so you can forget about that.
Well the reason for them putting a 135mph limiter on the non-sport was because it did not have the higher speed rated tires from the factory.. So I was thinking about going there with my now Y rated tires and asking them kindly to raise my limiter to 155mph like the sport models get..
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      07-05-2009, 03:18 AM   #21
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Euro-cars are limited to 250km/h, tested my e93 335 last summer (with no mods) with gps in germany and 259km/h (162mph)...That is enough for most of the time
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I mean all 335i's should have a 155mph limiter, with the JB+ at 100% installed on my car now I get to 130mph in no time and if I remember correctly not even into 5th gear..
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