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      03-15-2013, 05:33 AM   #1
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Hartge ECU tune ordered

Ordered the Hartge ECU tune for my M135i. Tune should be completed by end of MARCH.
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      03-15-2013, 07:00 AM   #2
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Isnt it just plug and play? A dyno before and after would be nice.
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What will the eventual power output be once fitted?
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will post the results after the dyno is completed.
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It would be great if you post also the "before" dyno results in order to see the real gaining
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It would be great if you post also the "before" dyno results in order to see the real gaining
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Ordered the Hartge ECU tune for my M135i. Tune should be completed by end of MARCH.
Who in Australia does Hartge tuning? Anyone in Melbourne?

Edit: Southern BM?
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Who in Australia does Hartge tuning? Anyone in Melbourne?

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Are you trying to outrun an A45?
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      03-21-2013, 06:11 AM   #10
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Yo mdt, there's this cool website called Google. Check it out

Why would you flash it mdt? If you wanted a faster car, why not just buy the CLA45 without driving it, or buy something with more then 6cyl?
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      03-21-2013, 01:58 PM   #11
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Is this the rainbow chat thread?!
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      03-21-2013, 02:51 PM   #12
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Jesus, do you guys have to follow me everywhere?

Actually, this is just a bit of mental masturbation on my part. I decided, a long time ago, that I would not be modifying this car. Not in the slightest. It's a slippery slope. You start off with a little sniff of a zorst, followed a couple of lines of suspension and before you know it, you're head first in a bag of engine with powder all over your face.

That said, what's a little taste of Hartge between friends?
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Who in Australia does Hartge tuning? Anyone in Melbourne?

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Call Ramspeed see if they can assist you
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Call Ramspeed see if they can assist you
You are in Australia right? Where did you order it from? Ram speed or from O/S?
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      04-19-2013, 05:47 PM   #15
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will post the results after the dyno is completed.
Have you managed to dyno it yet?
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Have you managed to dyno it yet?
Nope, decided not to dyno the machine. I can feel the additional power and acceleration. Just fitted the Bastuck exhaust yesterday. Sounds pretty crap in comfort however in sport well that is a different story, absolutely awesome! Will need to speak with Ramspeed to make some adjustments with the exhaust. If you are in Melbourne speak with Evolve tuning.
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You are in Australia right? Where did you order it from? Ram speed or from O/S?
Ramspeed do all my work so they ordered the Hartge and Bastuck
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Picked up my Hartge-tuned beast today and it is now Biblically quick. Awesome raw acceleration in Sport and manual mode on the ZF. Traction control barely holds it now at full throttle in third at 5k revs. Comfort mode feels sharper but not ruined. Going to give the Bastuck a miss and switch to the M Exhaust I think, although the stock pipes do sound deeper than before the mod.
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Wow.. seems like I did not made the wrong choice with Hartge. .. still waiting for mine
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Wow.. seems like I did not made the wrong choice with Hartge. .. still waiting for mine
Latest Dyno session with Hartge mod shows peak torque now around 400 fFTLb (stock figure quoted as 330) and max HP at 361 for my car. At the wheels this means a nice round figure of 300 useful ponies (up from 282)

But since it started with 360 fFtLb and 340 HP /before/ the mod the peak numbers don't do it justice really.

The best improvement is the change to the Torque curve with a lot more grunt in the lower revs now. See my post for the charts
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Hmm, so not so impressive ?
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      04-26-2013, 05:58 PM   #22
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Hmm, so not so impressive ?
Depends if you're Impressed with big numbers. I was hoping for 360+ HP and the Comfort setting not ruined. I got what I wanted plus a hell of a lot more torque in the bargain. It's a blast to drive and I can still sling the M Exhaust on it if I want to later.
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