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post #1 of 55 Old 17th April 2008, 04:44 AM Thread Starter
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***ESS E60 M5 / M6 Custom Tuned Performance Software GROUP BUY*** RETAKE!

Group buy time AGAIN!!

Here is the original thread which has a ton of info for those of you not familiar:

**ESS E60 M5 / M6 Custom Tuned Performance Software GROUP BUY**

Please read through this as it will answer many questions!

Retail pricing on this software is $1295. Introductory pricing on the software through m5board was $1149.

Here are the specs:

-Raised Rev Limiter to 8400RPM (optional 8500RPM)
-Removed Top Speed Limiter
-Remapped and Improved Engine Parameters, including timing, fueling, and VANOS operation
-Improved Throttle Response
-Improved Torque Management Programming
-Optimization for either 91 or 93 octane gasoline
-Ability to request a CEL delete in case of exhaust modifications
-Custom tweaking based on your current/future modifications
-Country/BMW software version independent - we can program EVERY car
-SMG will shift for you at redline in automatic mode. For those of you with a 3.91 differential, this is a huge benefit!

Some questions:

What happens if the dealer flashes my car and overwrites the ESS software?
We'll reprogram it for you free of charge, less any shipping!

GROUP BUY PRICING IS ONLY $1049.99!

Please add your name to the list if you are ready to go. Turn around time for shipped ECU's is normally 1 business day. Please feel free to PM me on the board or email me at mike@esstuning.com if you have any questions. We GUARANTEE YOU WILL BE SATISFIED!

Here are some of the reviews of our software from M5Board members who already have an ESS equipped beast:

ESS E60 M5 / E63 M6 Performance Engine Software Launched! **M5Board Special**
M5 vs M6 RPI Dyno Shoot-Out (Part 2)
Initial response on ESS Software update!!
Initial response on ESS Software update!!
Dyno Results: Mod E60 M5
Dyno Results: Mod E60 M5
ESS Software Installed. (report)
ESS Software Installed. (report)
ESS Software Installed. (report)
ESS Software Installed. (report)

Please take the time to look through what everyone is saying about it!

ESS Official Site Link: http://esstuning.com
ESS M5 E60 Software Link: http://esstuning.com/default.asp?c=s...subcat2=266&id=


Add your name to the list if you are ready to go!!! We have 50 slots available for this group buy.

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For those of you with E39 M5's, the software is priced at $500 + shipping. You can find more info on the esstuning.com site.

Please feel free to email/PM or call me at (310) 488-2418 if you have any questions. I prefer that you email me at mike@esstuning.com over PM, because it is easier for me, and you will get a faster response (comes to my blackberry).

We will also be tentatively programming cars on the spot at bimmerfest on May 3rd, 2008 in Santa Barbara, California. If you would like to have your tuned on that day, please put bimmerfest in parenthesis after your name on the last. We only have 6-8 slots available for this so sign up fast!

Thanks everyone and happy ESSing!

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Hey Mike:

So based on what I've read in your highlights, there is no HP gain?

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Hey Mike:

So based on what I've read in your highlights, there is no HP gain?
Of course there is an HP gain!

We've seen 10whp and 10wtq improvement with just software alone (not even with removal of the charcoal filters). The dyno is posted on the site and on the old thread, please follow the links.

With software and other modifications (such as exhaust and carbon filter removal), we've seen much more considerable gains (In excess of 20whp, and 20wtq). For those with headers, the torque gain down low is even higher.

I forgot to mention that we also have header software for those with headers.

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I have just purchased this software and would like to say that Mike is a perfect salesman. The ECU was returned back to me in two days. The service and attention to detail is superb. I have only had the software for 5 miles now but could say that the exhaust tone changed to a more controlled F1 sound. Also, the SMG operation is smoother by light years. Mike thank you for all your help and great product. Guys this is great product, trust me i am very picky and particular person. Thanks Again Mike.

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I have just purchased this software and would like to say that Mike is a perfect salesman. The ECU was returned back to me in two days. The service and attention to detail is superb. I have only had the software for 5 miles now but could say that the exhaust tone changed to a more controlled F1 sound. Also, the SMG operation is smoother by light years. Mike thank you for all your help and great product. Guys this is great product, trust me i am very picky and particular person. Thanks Again Mike.

Mike
Thank you for the kind words and I am very happy you are enjoying the software. Make sure to report back after the adaptations set in with your final word . Once the software is fully adapted it is a world of difference. Try driving an M5 without software and you'll sit there wondering what's wrong with the car. The software is an evil weapon .

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Hi Mike...

I'm interested in getting in the group buy, but as I discussed with you, I'm waiting to get through the break in period.

Would I be able to pay first, and program later down the line when I get the mileage past 1200?

Thanks!
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I'm definitely in, but Mike I can't pull my ECU until my car comes back from the BMW body shop (guy backed into my car while I was parked in a freakin' parking lot). Hopefully I will get her back some time next week.

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