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      11-13-2012, 03:36 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by DLSJ5 View Post
They're coming Vic!

Drewwwwwwwwww!!!! Whats up---- how did you fare at the strip?? Who do you know that has a tune coming? ESS???

Originally Posted by Used2be View Post
I was looking at the E63 AMG before I decided on the F10 M5, and checked out the options for ECU tunes for Mercedes. Lots of power increase available from various shops, although I don't think the base AMG motor is in quite as high a state of tune as is the stock M5, so there will, I think, be less of a % increase when the M5 is tweaked. For me the chassis and the DCT were the deciding factors to choose the M5 over the AMG. I wonder if at the end of it all the old adage, "There's no substitute for cubic inches" will trump all of the technology thrown at both the Mercedes and BMW motors?

I think the displacement factor will play a role in the tune gains... and I agree the chassis and DCT creates a better driver with the F10.
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