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    Bought a used supercharger kit, now what?

    I picked up a lightly used (3k miles) VF540 kit from someone for less than half the cost of new. Since VF requires a mail-off of the DME to get get flashed (and sure to charge me for it too), I'd prefer a solution that involves something like the Evolve solution. I've already been told by Imran that they do not support tuning competitor kits (I guess this is contrary to what I had heard/assumed).

    Anyone know offhand who does tune, I've checked out a few but no one is advertising this specific thing? I plan on eventually building a FMIC setup and running a smaller pulley for more boost.

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    PKM I mean BPM.. I mean benvo performance marketingjust remind him to press Kbut on a serious note, brentuning probably can. curious to see how it plays out for you. probably need larger injectors for more boost as well, but whoever is tuning for you knows this

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    VAC is a VF dealer aren't they? I bet they can help. @Mike@VAC
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sered Click here to enlarge
    Anyone know offhand who does tune, I've checked out a few but no one is advertising this specific thing? I plan on eventually building a FMIC setup and running a smaller pulley for more boost.
    I'm sure you could buy the upgrade pieces (heatexchanger, manifold cooling insert, hoses, injectors, etc) directly from VF, along with the tune. According to this VF620 self install thread, it sounds like you get a coding cable and flash the DME at home.

    If you're looking for a custom tune, I'm sure Bren could (he retuned his E92 M3 that has ESS hardware) or VAC could (like Bob said, they're a VF vendor and have a VF620 on the shop car)
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    Hmm maybe their website is out of date, the descriptions talk about DME mail-ins. If I could get a tuning cable and flash their maps, then that's different.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sered Click here to enlarge
    Hmm maybe their website is out of date, the descriptions talk about DME mail-ins. If I could get a tuning cable and flash their maps, then that's different.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by lulz_m3 Click here to enlarge
    Use the bimmerboost flash to read another VF car and flash to yours Click here to enlarge
    Is it really that $#@!ing easy now with the BB flash??

    Oh yea... @Sered, Congrats bro! Seriously moving on the car mods, and you don't even one an m3 yet LOL. right?
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69 Click here to enlarge
    Is it really that $#@!ing easy now with the BB flash??

    Oh yea... @Sered, Congrats bro! Seriously moving on the car mods, and you don't even one an m3 yet LOL. right?
    From what i understand, the protocols are very similar the M3 DME.
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    99% sure they have a cable.
    Also just thinking, ur gonna have a helluva time going air-air due to plenum inlet location. IIRC that's another reason why I didn't pursue a custom setup on my old kit

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sered Click here to enlarge
    I picked up a lightly used (3k miles) VF540 kit from someone for less than half the cost of new. Since VF requires a mail-off of the DME to get get flashed (and sure to charge me for it too), I'd prefer a solution that involves something like the Evolve solution. I've already been told by Imran that they do not support tuning competitor kits (I guess this is contrary to what I had heard/assumed).

    Anyone know offhand who does tune, I've checked out a few but no one is advertising this specific thing? I plan on eventually building a FMIC setup and running a smaller pulley for more boost.
    VF has a remote flash tuning solution though...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sered Click here to enlarge
    Hmm maybe their website is out of date, the descriptions talk about DME mail-ins. If I could get a tuning cable and flash their maps, then that's different.
    Here, take a look: http://www.bimmerboost.com/content.p...-231E-software

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    Having serious connection issues to the forum. I wasn't aware the cable was available, I guess I didn't read enough Click here to enlarge So I'll email Mike@VAC and get info

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69
    Is it really that $#@!ing easy now with the BB flash??

    Oh yea... @Sered, Congrats bro! Seriously moving on the car mods, and you don't even one an m3 yet LOL. right?


    Oh I've got one. Its an 09 E93. Going for the roadster thing. I was sold once the top went down and hitting 8400rpms lol

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sered Click here to enlarge
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    Oh I've got one. Its an 09 E93. Going for the roadster thing. I was sold once the top went down and hitting 8400rpms lol
    Ohhh yea, now I remember you stated e93. Badass man.
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