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      06-28-2012, 07:28 PM   #969
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This is a nice deal, I hope you can help me!

I sent you a pm.
Meaning VAG will honor this special also? cool!!
Really hope AA will back you up on this.
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      06-28-2012, 07:31 PM   #970
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YES!
anything we need to mention to the dealer? You website does not mention the $100 rebate and last time i spoke to them, they charge according to your website`s ratings.
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      06-28-2012, 08:30 PM   #971
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This is a nice deal, I hope you can help me!

I sent you a pm.
Meaning VAG will honor this special also? cool!!
Really hope AA will back you up on this.
They said yes if AA give them the credit.

As I got the tune the same day of the special I did ask if I can get it but for now I haven't received any positive answer..
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      06-28-2012, 08:34 PM   #972
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what the....dawm I just got this full price not too long ago

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For those of you that do not know we are having a special on all software ending on the 7/6/2012!

$100 off all software!

Software $399

Simon tool combo $749
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      07-01-2012, 01:39 AM   #973
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I had a few questions. I read somewhere but can't find it anymore.

1) If my 2011 328i has California SULEV label, it already has a three stage intake manifold?

2) If 1) is true, will the AA stage 2 tune bring the power to the 330i level?

3) Someone said after the tune the exhaust sound was deeper, is this also true?

Thanks in advance.
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      07-01-2012, 06:01 AM   #974
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The compression ratio on your SULEV is a bit lower and the exhaust is slightly more restricted. So, no, your engine is not the "same" as a 330i with just an artificial limiter on power in the DME. You can benefit from a tune but it will not magically bump your car up to or beyond 255bhp. I was a bit excited when I discovered that my wife's car had the 3-stage intake but soon learned the details. Finally, the AA tune does not change your exhaust sound.
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      07-01-2012, 07:40 AM   #975
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How do I know if my car is an N51 or N52 ?
I guess it must be on the VIN ?
Can anyone point me in right direction please ?
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      07-01-2012, 09:06 AM   #976
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If it is N51 there will be SULEV stickers under the hood.
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      07-01-2012, 09:54 AM   #977
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Thanks CombatNinja!

I am always curious if a tune can just make the 328i exhaust sound a little deeper. I don't necessarily need the aggressive PE or aftermarket exhaust sound, but the stock sound is just lame.
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      07-01-2012, 12:22 PM   #978
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Thanks CombatNinja!

I am always curious if a tune can just make the 328i exhaust sound a little deeper. I don't necessarily need the aggressive PE or aftermarket exhaust sound, but the stock sound is just lame.
Here is exactly what you are looking for then.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=710181
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      07-02-2012, 09:23 AM   #979
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Just received my Simon.

Did an ECU read, but the size of the file seems small.

It's only about 798kb. is this right? how can I read it again?
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      07-02-2012, 03:13 PM   #980
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Sounds right to me.
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For those of you that do not know we are having a special on all software ending on the 7/6/2012!

$100 off all software!

Software $399

Simon tool combo $749
Is it possible to purchase now, and schedule an install at a local vendor after 7/6?
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      07-02-2012, 03:33 PM   #982
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Please contact your nearest AA vendor.
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      07-04-2012, 08:30 AM   #983
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How long does the tune take? Theres a dealer near me but not sure if I can make it there by 7/6 for the special
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      07-04-2012, 10:08 AM   #984
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Usually 1-2 hours please call your dealer to confirm your appointment.
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      07-04-2012, 05:43 PM   #985
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Just did a tune using my simon. It's awesome and super easy.

Kaz from active reponded to my email very quickly. So far, I LIKE IT.
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      07-04-2012, 08:06 PM   #986
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Please contact your nearest AA vendor.
Would that include vendors in Canada?
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      07-04-2012, 10:45 PM   #987
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Would that include vendors in Canada?
my experience is that they didn't honor it and gave me the run around. I would say buy the simon tool and ask active to ship it usps. There is a high probability that you won't be charged duty/tax and it is only like $15 more shipping.
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      07-07-2012, 01:23 PM   #988
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Just had the stage 2 tune put on the car and I like it a lot so far thanks!
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      07-11-2012, 06:02 AM   #989
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2 questions please

I have an 09 328xi automatic. Motor has a slight ping at moderate throttle openings. If I'm just driving around really not to bad. It's when I a little past half throttle say it'll ping for a second or 2 and go away.

Tried all the gas stations here in north jersey and it all the same.

Last week I brought it into the dealer car has 25 k miles, told them the issue, got into my loaner and left. Next day sa tells me they replaced vanos and all exhaust lifter .

In my paper work it states custom complains of tapping noise at start up. Not at all what I told them. This is why I'd rather not take it to dealership. I know its stupid but I kinda feel violated that they opened my engine for no good reason.

Second questions is there a dealer of yours in jersey to do my tune?

Thanks
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      07-12-2012, 05:07 AM   #990
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Andrew, will a gearbox EGS reprograming replace your ECU tuning ?
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