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      12-06-2007, 07:26 PM   #89
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Soooo.....put a mod on top of that....

(dont flame me about the warranty....I KNOW)
I've seriously thought 100 times about how someone slick (cough *terry* cough) should find away to chip the Dinan, that way when "issues appear" like that 6th cyl fry that someone experienced, I can just take the JB out and say that the boost spike came from the reflash. It makes perfect sense to me. Any weird visual things in the engine bay could just be attributed to issues that occured when trying to tamper with the ECU for reflash, and all performance related issues could be blamed on the flash.

So would I pay 1500 for a chip that gave me 400whp? Yes, if I wasn't sitting here waiting for my fuel pump to die.

Would I pay 2000 for a chip that gave me 330whp? After I stabbed myself in the foot for still having a relatively slow 3er compared to my E90post peers.

Would I pay 2500-3500 to be able to be warranty-proof AND have all the power of the big boys... Definitely
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      12-06-2007, 07:31 PM   #90
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Its says right in the post. Are people not reading it? It says PRICE (reflash only) $1999.00
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      12-06-2007, 07:43 PM   #91
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Its says right in the post. Are people not reading it? It says PRICE (reflash only) $1999.00
The price wasnt there when the thread was made. They edited with it.

THis will sell well since Dinan has a good reputation and love the idea of not having their warranty voided.

Peace of mind comes at a price. Granted I wouldnt get it.
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I dont understand why they wont warranty it past 50k. I paid for an extended 100k warranty directly thru BMW, it covers everything just like the standard warranty, so why shouldnt Dinan?
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      12-06-2007, 07:52 PM   #93
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I dont understand why they wont warranty it past 50k. I paid for an extended 100k warranty directly thru BMW, it covers everything just like the standard warranty, so why shouldnt Dinan?
That pisses me off too. I was hoping we could at least pay another fee on top of the $1999.00, but the sales representative said they wouldn't do it.
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      12-06-2007, 07:57 PM   #94
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I dont understand why they wont warranty it past 50k. I paid for an extended 100k warranty directly thru BMW, it covers everything just like the standard warranty, so why shouldnt Dinan?
If you pay Dinan more they might extend their warranty to 100k also.
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looking forward to seeing dynos of the reflash!
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      12-06-2007, 08:03 PM   #96
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screw that $1999 with tax that would be around 2300 or so thats outright robbery
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screw that $1999 with tax that would be around 2300 or so thats outright robbery
What kind of tax do you guys have in new york?

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So I wonder if the new Dinan flash will make the car less susceptible to heat induced limp? Heat dissipation has always been Dinan's concern. Maybe Dinan figured out a tune that keeps the engine from overheating so quickly? If so it would easily be worth the 2K, especially for the tracking guys.
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way too expensive...
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screw that $1999 with tax that would be around 2300 or so thats outright robbery
So drive an hour south and have it done in Delaware.
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way too expensive...
Really?

What do you have? And are you taking it off when going in for service?
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screw that $1999 with tax that would be around 2300 or so thats outright robbery

what are you calculating, 15% tax?

probably closer to 150 in tax but what I am curious about is how many labor units they will charge to do the reflash?
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I am really curious as to the dyno results. So who will be the first to try it out and post the actual dyno numbers...

I should add, if they were conservative in the numbers (which I doubt) and it made closer to 350 WHP and 380 WTQ, it would be intriguing.
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BMW does not support Dinan anymore as far as I've heard from my dealer
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      12-06-2007, 09:19 PM   #105
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Guys, my applogies as I am not an expert in this field, (i just like fast cars ) but just to make sure I am digesting all this correct: The bottom line is:

For $2300 out of my pocket, I get ~20 more HP ?
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How do you figure its only 20 more hp?
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Well this is interesting. Numbers are higher than i thought they would be and the price is right around where i expected.

Might actually consider this over a Turbo Tuner.

Then again, thats a 2000+ dollar difference, considering i dont have the oil cooler, thanks to BMW hiding it in the 18" wheel package.
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How do you figure its only 20 more hp?
I assumed ~15% loss in drive train and some horses lost to Murphy's law... was my assumtion bad?
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Corsis i see your in new city. Wide world of cars is an authorized Dinan dealer.Thats the BMW dealer in spring valley. I spoke to them a while ago,and they are doing the Dinan flash when its out.If you decide to go with there flash,you dont have a far drive.
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yeah its 1999 but remember it before taxes so yes its just a price of the reflash but remember the tax that still not included in the price..that sucks in my book..too expensive...i rather have something with more power, the only hassle is taking it off and on between dealer service
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