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      10-04-2014, 03:35 PM   #23
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Problem solved, now I know what I paid $3350 for. Yes the car does ride smoother and it's unbelievable power. Dinan is the way to go...
What was the problem?
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      10-06-2014, 07:14 PM   #24
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Problem solved, now I know what I paid $3350 for. Yes the car does ride smoother and it's unbelievable power. Dinan is the way to go...
Glad they were able to fix your issue.
Hope you enjoy the new found power. Update us and lets us know your impressions
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I had this installed back in July unfortunately some idiot cut me off and my car has been in the shop for two months. The few days I had it the power was quite noticeable and impressive
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For those of you that have the DINANTRONICS Performance Tuner we just released an update for your vehicles that gives you a bit more power. It's free to you and all you have to do is contact your local Dinan dealer and schedule an appointment. The website and charts have been updated with the new information if you want a more in depth look but the simple breakdown of the power increases can be found below...

F10 M5 & F06/12/13 M6 (Stage 1)
Old Performance Numbers: 652 HP, 631 lb-ft of torque
New Performance Numbers: 680 HP, 644 lb-ft of torque

F10 M5 (Stage 2)
Old Performance Numbers: 675 HP, 644 lb-ft of torque
New Performance Numbers: 693 HP, 651 lb-ft of torque

F10 M5 & F06/12/13 M6 Competition Package (Stage 1)
Old Performance Numbers: 666 HP, 634 lb-ft of torque
New Performance Numbers: 695 HP, 644 lb-ft of torque

F10 M5 Competition Package (Stage 2)
Old Performance Numbers: 689 HP, 644 lb-ft of torque
New Performance Numbers: 708 HP, 651 lb-ft of torque
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Plug-and-Play installation in two hours or less at any of the 180+ Dinan® Dealers. While firmware is loaded directly on the ECU the model specific software will need to be downloaded into the ECU by an authorized Dinan dealer after installation. Log on to www.dinancars.com to find your nearest dealer or contact Dinan to make an appointment.
Would I be correct to assume that because of the above, the "DINANTRONICS™ Performance Tuner" is only available in the USA/Canada?
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      10-10-2014, 12:40 PM   #28
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Would I be correct to assume that because of the above, the "DINANTRONICS™ Performance Tuner" is only available in the USA/Canada?
No, not at all. We can definitely handle oversea's orders although there is a bit more hoop jumping to deal with. We do have some international dealers as well but assuming you are not close to any of those we would simply ship you a pre-programmed version which you could install yourself or have a BMW shop you are comfortable with install it. If you are interested in such a solution simply reach out to one of our sales guys and they will tell you all the details involved.
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OK, so it can be pre-programmed and self installed then, that sounds good. Would the BMW warranty still be valid for a self install in the UK or would it have to be dealer installed?

If future updates are released, would the unit have to be returned to Dinan or can it be user updated?
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OK, so it can be pre-programmed and self installed then, that sounds good. Would the BMW warranty still be valid for a self install in the UK or would it have to be dealer installed?

If future updates are released, would the unit have to be returned to Dinan or can it be user updated?
Yes it can be pre-programmed and self installed. Please note that you would have to have the ability to clear codes during installation. If you do not have that ability you may want to have an independent BMW shop do the install.

Future updates eventually will be able to be done by the user once the Dinan Apps (iOS / Android) are finished. In the meantime however in your situation, they would have to be returned to Dinan.

In regards to the warranty aspect of the question. Its a loaded question when you are dealing with international coverage. Please reach out to Scott Leandres @ 800-341-5480 x 2105 and he will be able to discuss all those issues a lot easier then me attempting to write a 5 page wall of text.
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      10-21-2014, 11:11 AM   #31
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What was the problem?
Curious also what the problem was....in one day your post changed from not happy to fan of the tune?
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So this is for dinan guys. I did the stage 1 on my 2014 competition package couple weeks ago. I totally can tell the difference. However from 575 to 695 hp difference? At what point of level of real driving conditions I would feel that? I hope this question makes sense.
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So this is for dinan guys. I did the stage 1 on my 2014 competition package couple weeks ago. I totally can tell the difference. However from 575 to 695 hp difference? At what point of level of real driving conditions I would feel that? I hope this question makes sense.
That's what is holding me back
1) can you put the power down without severe TC intervention ?
2) does your midrange acceleration improved ? - 60 to 120
3) I'm sure launch control feels the same and 0-60 numbers haven't changed correct ?

Everyone talks about feeling a smoother ride but that's what people really want ???
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I had the stage 1 installed by my BMW dealer. I feel the difference only @ 100 plus mph. Honestly I think the performance is the same. I think I should have purchased some forged rims w the money. Just my thoughts.
That's the info I needed to know
Thanks
Sounds tempting but too expensive for what it is
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      10-23-2014, 09:56 AM   #35
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That's what is holding me back
1) can you put the power down without severe TC intervention ?
2) does your midrange acceleration improved ? - 60 to 120
3) I'm sure launch control feels the same and 0-60 numbers haven't changed correct ?

Everyone talks about feeling a smoother ride but that's what people really want ???
I just switched from running the BMS @ +3.5 on 93 octane to the Dinan stage 1 on my 2014 CP M6. In brief the Dinan returns stock instant shift speed, no hesitation off boost , and better top end performance than BMS. In short its real useable power and the car feels significantly faster everywhere than the BMS period. The delays in shifting ,hesitation upon heavy throttle application, and limp modes during track use are why I switched to Dinan. No regrets, its a much much better product period.
George
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I just switched from running the BMS @ +3.5 on 93 octane to the Dinan stage 1 on my 2014 CP M6. In brief the Dinan returns stock instant shift speed, no hesitation off boost , and better top end performance than BMS. In short its real useable power and the car feels significantly faster everywhere than the BMS period. The delays in shifting ,hesitation upon heavy throttle application, and limp modes during track use are why I switched to Dinan. No regrets, its a much much better product period.
George
Great review !! I'm excited for more levels of software to be released in the future !
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OK, so it can be pre-programmed and self installed then, that sounds good. Would the BMW warranty still be valid for a self install in the UK or would it have to be dealer installed?

If future updates are released, would the unit have to be returned to Dinan or can it be user updated?
Hi Richard , just what would be shipped?, is it an ECU, a piggy back or a program on a disk?.
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OK, so it can be pre-programmed and self installed then, that sounds good. Would the BMW warranty still be valid for a self install in the UK or would it have to be dealer installed?

If future updates are released, would the unit have to be returned to Dinan or can it be user updated?
Hi Richard , just what would be shipped?, is it an ECU, a piggy back or a program on a disk?.
It's a Dinan ECU box , with an OEM loom that connects to each cylinder banks ECU with a factory connector . No splitting , splicing or taping necessary . Very high quality . The tune is on the ECU box and is updated via blue tooth . Eventually there will be an end user iPhone app .
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That's what is holding me back
1) can you put the power down without severe TC intervention ?
2) does your midrange acceleration improved ? - 60 to 120
3) I'm sure launch control feels the same and 0-60 numbers haven't changed correct ?

Everyone talks about feeling a smoother ride but that's what people really want ???
I just switched from running the BMS @ +3.5 on 93 octane to the Dinan stage 1 on my 2014 CP M6. In brief the Dinan returns stock instant shift speed, no hesitation off boost , and better top end performance than BMS. In short its real useable power and the car feels significantly faster everywhere than the BMS period. The delays in shifting ,hesitation upon heavy throttle application, and limp modes during track use are why I switched to Dinan. No regrets, its a much much better product period.
George
Thanks for the detailed perspective George
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Thanks for the detailed perspective George
The performance numbers you wanted.
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Thanks for the detailed perspective George
The performance numbers you wanted.
That's tons of information greatly appreciated
11.5 @ 130mph is very fast
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Thanks for the detailed perspective George
The performance numbers you wanted.
0-140 mph usually 15 sec
I see 13.8 on your chart
That's very good improvement overall
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Great information , are those numbers on stock tyres ?
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It's a Dinan ECU box , with an OEM loom that connects to each cylinder banks ECU with a factory connector . No splitting , splicing or taping necessary . Very high quality . The tune is on the ECU box and is updated via blue tooth . Eventually there will be an end user iPhone app .
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