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      12-05-2019, 04:05 PM   #2839
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Maps, maps, maps....we were on a mapping spree the last 2 weeks and added support for dozens of new vehicles and also updated existing maps!
Just open xHP on your device, to find out if there's an update for your car! The app will pop a notification, if there are new maps available for your active vehicle!
New Maps:
- Added support for 1,2,3,4-Series with B48 engine and 8HP50 transmission, (e.g. 2017 330i)
- Added support for 1,2,3,4-Series with B47 engine and 8HP50 transmission (e.g. 2017 125d)
- Added support for 1-Series with B37 engine and 8HP50 transmission (e.g. 2017 114d)
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- 1,2,3,4,5 and 6-Series with 8HP45 and N55 engine (e.g. 2012 335i)
- 1,2,3,4 Series with 8HP50 and B58 engine (e.g. 2016 440i)
- 1,2,3,4 and 5-Series with 8HP45 and N20 engine (e.g. 2015 528i)
- X3/X4 F25/26 with 8HP45 and N55 engine (e.g. 2013 X3 xDrive35i)
- X3//X4 F25/F26 with 8HP45 and N47 engine (e.g. 2014 X3 sDrive20d)

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Will you be updating e90 335i n54 engines?
Yes, we will re-visit the 6HP Cars in Spring 2020
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      12-06-2019, 12:40 AM   #2840
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Yes, we will re-visit the 6HP Cars in Spring 2020
Any spoilers about what the improvements might be? I am using stage 3 now since a week or so on my e91 335d, which is a great improvement over stock. If there is anything I would make a remark about it would be shifting in S under low (or more like no..) load, that could be a bit smoother.

I actually found it difficult to say what was better at first but after a few days I realized that the trans doesnít annoy me half as much as it did before It seems to be in the right gear more often, less sluggish around town, D is I think even smoother than standard, Manual super fast and crisp. iOS would be very nice too, good to hear that will be coming soon!
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      12-06-2019, 11:40 AM   #2841
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More line pressure to the E-clutch pack that people always have slipping issues with would be nice ....as long as the extra pressure doesn't cause other issues.
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      12-09-2019, 09:23 AM   #2842
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Any spoilers about what the improvements might be?
Its too early to say.

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More line pressure to the E-clutch pack that people always have slipping issues with would be nice ....as long as the extra pressure doesn't cause other issues.
If there is not enough line pressure on the E-clutch, then there is probably an underlying mechanical problem, like failing seals or worse failing E-clutch itself. There is a really good article on possible failing points and why you could loose pressure on the E-clutch.

Putting even more pressure on it would not help you here.

To see how healthy your E-clutch is, take a look at your adaptions, inside the app.
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      12-09-2019, 10:19 AM   #2843
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RBT-Tuning - any discount expect in the future for Xhp???
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      12-09-2019, 10:38 AM   #2844
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xHP.....is there any way to put an option in your tune to keep the tranny from dropping into 3rd gear and staying locked there when it senses something is wrong and it goes into limp mode?

When it does it at 100+ mph and redlined the motor....it's not a good thing.

Just wondering if that "lock into 3rd gear" thing is something that can be deleted.
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      12-12-2019, 02:07 AM   #2845
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The "start in 2nd gear" feature is now live for all supported 8HP vehicles!
We also do support N63 and N63TU F10, F11, F12 series cars now!

If you want to read up on it and find out, why start in second gear will not adding wear to the transmission or how our test mule 550i now shifts, click here.
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      12-12-2019, 02:21 AM   #2846
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RBT-Tuning - any discount expect in the future for Xhp???
There are no discounts planned at the moment

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xHP.....is there any way to put an option in your tune to keep the tranny from dropping into 3rd gear and staying locked there when it senses something is wrong and it goes into limp mode?
The transmission shifting into 3rd happens, when the trans goes into limp mode as this is its default gear. The gear this happens in can not be changed and was chosen by ZF, so you can slowly "limp" home.
Question is why the transmission does it go into into limp mode in the first place?

EDIT: There are 2 Limp gears....3rd and 5th. It gets chosen based on vehicle speed, but that system isn't perfect and there are situations where it is just not able to select 5th...in that situation it will jump to 3rd.

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      12-13-2019, 08:33 AM   #2847
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Which adapter do i need for my car?

This question is probably one of the first that comes to mind, when thinking about flashing xHP to your car. To make finding the proper adapters even easier we created our connect diagram

If you want even more information about those adapters, you can contact our updated manual

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      12-13-2019, 09:03 AM   #2848
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The transmission shifting into 3rd happens, when the trans goes into limp mode as this is its default gear. The gear this happens in can not be changed and was chosen by ZF, so you can slowly "limp" home.
Question is why the transmission does it go into into limp mode in the first place?

EDIT: There are 2 Limp gears....3rd and 5th. It gets chosen based on vehicle speed, but that system isn't perfect and there are situations where it is just not able to select 5th...in that situation it will jump to 3rd.
Yep....that's what happened to me while I was going 100+ mph (wide open, running through the gears). Everything seemed fine until it went into limp mode The transmission showed a turbine speed fault, and then jumped into 3rd gear... locking there.....bouncing the tach off of 8,000rpms.....I'm sure it was not good on the motor. Stupid idea to have the transmission do that..... fault or not. I'd rather slip the clutches and cook a transmission vs. throwing a rid through the side of the engine block.

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      12-14-2019, 05:03 AM   #2849
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Hi, please use the recommended hardware. (Manual, Page 6) The el-cheapo cables from Amazon are hit and miss.



The latest. Differences in the versions can be seen in the Changelog. Viewable when clicking on a map and scrolling down.



Q1/2020



This is not about manual mode. This is about D and S mode.

Thank you for replying, that explains it.

Is there any downsides to starting from 2nd gear all time time, like increased clutch wear?
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Stupid idea to have the transmission do that..... fault or not. I'd rather slip the clutches and cook a transmission vs. throwing a rid through the side of the engine block.
You always have to look at it from the OEM side. For them it is more dangerous to the average driver have a car without ANY drive until it comes to a standstill, than having a default gear it can rely on. And they have the 5th as second default limp gear for higher speeds, but for some reason, technical defect or other, it was not able to choose it, so it took 3rd.


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Thank you for replying, that explains it.

Is there any downsides to starting from 2nd gear all time time, like increased clutch wear?
Start in 2nd is realized via a fluid coupling (the torque converter) so there is no additional wear on any mechanical parts.

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      12-18-2019, 04:54 PM   #2851
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You always have to look at it from the OEM side. For them it is more dangerous to the average driver have a car without ANY drive until it comes to a standstill, than having a default gear it can rely on. And they have the 5th as second default limp gear for higher speeds, but for some reason, technical defect or other, it was not able to choose it, so it took 3rd.




Start in 2nd is realized via a fluid coupling (the torque converter) so there is no additional wear on any mechanical parts.
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Hey guys,

overall great performance from th xHP tuning. Such a great job! Except with the occasional slip under heavy load, I've had no issues whatsoever.

Recently weather became cold and I noticed that until the tranny is warmed up it will release from gear if I don't push on the gas pedal. So, basically if I'm moving and I'm not on the gas pedal it will idle with the highest possible gear, which seems odd to me. Once I hit the gas pedal it will engage the gear and will not lock (probably to warm up the tranny faster).

Any ideas why I'm idling with 50km/h and if this is normal behavior?
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Hey guys,

overall great performance from th xHP tuning. Such a great job! Except with the occasional slip under heavy load, I've had no issues whatsoever.

Recently weather became cold and I noticed that until the tranny is warmed up it will release from gear if I don't push on the gas pedal. So, basically if I'm moving and I'm not on the gas pedal it will idle with the highest possible gear, which seems odd to me. Once I hit the gas pedal it will engage the gear and will not lock (probably to warm up the tranny faster).

Any ideas why I'm idling with 50km/h and if this is normal behavior?
Thats to heat up the trans fluid by creating slip in the torque converter. Normal behavior, not changed by us.
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Iíve got an early 2006 335i e92, would like to install your stage 3 flash, the store shows 2 stage 3 options, what one would I need to purchase? Thanks
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I've got an early 2006 335i e92, would like to install your stage 3 flash, the store shows 2 stage 3 options, what one would I need to purchase? Thanks
Just connect your car. The app filters the correct items afterwards.
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Thanks, excited to see the results!
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Thats to heat up the trans fluid by creating slip in the torque converter. Normal behavior, not changed by us.
Cool, thanks a mil!
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I have an e92 lci n55b30 - I’m currently using stage 3 setup, wonder if I need use “for single turbo” or can you help me which version of stage 3 to select?
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I have an e92 lci n55b30 - I'm currently using stage 3 setup, wonder if I need use "for single turbo" or can you help me which version of stage 3 to select?
Just the latest!
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Any news about X3 F25 30D 8HP70 (Euro) XHP maps or release day? I have heard that there is beta testing still going on at the moment for this model and the final map is not ready yet?

How many stages there going to be for this vehicle ? What are the difference between stage 1 or Stage 2 for this car ? This X3 is custom remapped to ≈ 300hp/700nm.

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