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      08-02-2011, 02:13 PM   #1123
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IDK much about their handheld to be honest. Why don't you just let us tune it Kyle, I'll hook you up.
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      08-02-2011, 02:43 PM   #1124
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Seth, how's the ESS flash/handheld for the M3? Haven't heard anything on that. Is it similar to the Evolve unit where you get the unit, pull your base tune, upload it to vendor with list of mods, and get the tune back for owner to load?

Yep, thats exactly how the ESS Direct Flash works.
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      08-02-2011, 03:11 PM   #1125
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Nice. Good to have options. I'll probably be looking into a tune after I get an exhaust next week.
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      08-02-2011, 03:34 PM   #1126
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Nice. Good to have options. I'll probably be looking into a tune after I get an exhaust next week.
you still running the magnaflow?
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      08-02-2011, 04:03 PM   #1128
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you still running the magnaflow?
Yeah, it should be on it's way soon.
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      08-02-2011, 06:22 PM   #1129
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Seth, how's the ESS flash/handheld for the M3? Haven't heard anything on that. Is it similar to the Evolve unit where you get the unit, pull your base tune, upload it to vendor with list of mods, and get the tune back for owner to load?
the unit is actually made by dimsport, as we have the same thing. It records your stock file, then you upload it to the tuner, and they modify it and send it back to load on the unit. The only differences in the units are the file that comes back.

Another technology that is interesting is the eurotuner. It is a lot smaller, and allows for multpile files to be added to the car. IE race tune/stock/etc

same thing, tune at your own will..

Lots of cool options out there these days..
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      08-02-2011, 06:46 PM   #1131
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Anthony, are you signed up for FMU track day?
I'll be at the FMU event but didnt sign up for the track day... you running the m3?
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the unit is actually made by dimsport, as we have the same thing. It records your stock file, then you upload it to the tuner, and they modify it and send it back to load on the unit. The only differences in the units are the file that comes back.

Another technology that is interesting is the eurotuner. It is a lot smaller, and allows for multpile files to be added to the car. IE race tune/stock/etc

same thing, tune at your own will..

Lots of cool options out there these days..
You could have at least logged into this account so it looked like I knew what I was saying.
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Im a n00b with car electronics but does anyone have a good place locally to get a decent sub-amp wiring kit? Ground, power wire, fuse, hi-low converter, fuse, and speaker wire. Was looking into this kit from crutchfield, but prefer to get it now instead of waiting on shipping. The car already has a factory amp, so I would tap the subwoofer amp into the factory amp, then power to the battery and ground it etc.

Went to a local shop in oak park that specializes in alarm and stereo installs but they say its way too complicated. HA HA. If anything, do you guys have a recommendation?
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Speaking of ducks that what I had for dinner, peking duck, man its so tender and succulent here,,,

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Im a n00b with car electronics but does anyone have a good place locally to get a decent sub-amp wiring kit? Ground, power wire, fuse, hi-low converter, fuse, and speaker wire. Was looking into this kit from crutchfield, but prefer to get it now instead of waiting on shipping. The car already has a factory amp, so I would tap the subwoofer amp into the factory amp, then power to the battery and ground it etc.

Went to a local shop in oak park that specializes in alarm and stereo installs but they say its way too complicated. HA HA. If anything, do you guys have a recommendation?
Idk best buy even does installs...you could probably trade some weed for some of their shit
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      08-02-2011, 09:17 PM   #1138
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Idk best buy even does installs...you could probably trade some weed for some of their shit
yeah will look into it... or maybe put up a thread for subamp install in exchange for 420 services
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But seriously...best buy does installs...you could try talking to their install guys and feel them out.

And then clean yourself up. And see if they'll trade you some stuff for beer or something.
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Yeah I went the Best Buy route for my stereo upgrade. Bought all my stuff from MusicarNW on here but let them install it up in Killdeer (recommended as they do a lot of bmw work at that location). I won't lie, Best Buy geeks are hard to work with, they had tons of questions, but it was cheap and they did it all correctly so I have almost nothing to complain about.


Speaking of which I think I might sell off my SWS-8 Earthquakes if anyone is interested. I might just go the traditional sub in the trunk route now instead.
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