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Re: Active Autowerke M5 ECU Upgrade
UPDATE.....I went today to check the status and as I mentioned earlier they have removed the speed limiter, and for the greater part of the day they have been working on the ECU with various programs.
As for the launch control they are also working on that, but they mentioned that SMG ECU may control the launch control and not the main ECU that controls the motor.....But they should have more info tomorrow. Also they want to run the car with the stock factory program and with the Active program one after the other as close as possible in time for reference so they can have a more accurate idea of the gains.....
As for the factory warranty issue they said you would be just fine as long as you don't go and tell the dealer you had the ECU upgraded, from what I understand there is no way for the dealer to know that the ECU was reprogramed...
I know they have several other cars waiting to get dynoed but so far my car has been sitting on the dyno and they intend to have this complete in the next day or two....What Im also waiting to see dynoed is an E39 that they just completed with a Vortec supercharger, and I heard them start the car yesterday and it looks and sounds very stealth, should make some good power.....I will post more info tomorrow....Jay.S
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Last edited by TOPSUPRA; 15th December 2005 at 04:00 AM.