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      10-09-2013, 08:57 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by AlphaAlpineM6 View Post
Flashback, March 2009 I brought my M3 to the dealer for a sound coming out of the engine bay.

A few days went by and the dealer told me I exceeded the computer max governed velocity more than a few times, and went over the set redline by 100rpms 1500 times.

If you're not familiar with the generic E9x tunes, they traditionally* increase the governed speed and increase third-gear redline by 100-200rpms.

According to the dealers evidence from BMW NA, I got in the habit of using the last 100rpms, 1500 times.

The shop-forman who I was on good terms with suggested I come pickup the vehicle before it's warranty red-flagged.

Now that you're all familiar with my story on a previous gen BMW with less computer logging and engine management than the new and current gen cars would you still tune your beast?
Agreed. Easy to detect. I know a tuner who was messing with an F10 and while it was in his shop the car displayed a message that the car had been updated with software form a non-authorized source and was logged.-True story.

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