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    EcuTek Launches RaceROM for BMW F-Series N55 and S55

    EcuTek BMW N55 and S55 RaceROM is here! And what a package it is. Some BMW firsts: On the fly, while driving, instantaneous map switching x 4 modes. Self adjusting, FlexFuel (Sensor required) as per our GT-R product; Custom Maps with a wide range of inputs and outputs which in turn can be used to create up to 5 Custom Inputs into ECU Connect to control your tune from your phone with buttons or sliders. There are many more features which you can see by clicking on the link below. Your BMW F-Series will never be the same again!


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    Ecutek is starting to pull ahead in the tuning world, finally good times are arriving for the F series.

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    Let me move this to S55 section.

    Big news!

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    It's pretty good a huge reputable tuning company is finally taking notice of BMWs. Before it was just enthusiasts making small progress happen over large spans of time, which was great. But now large progress on tuning can happen rapidly thanks to ecutek.

    It's starting to make me question if I should stick with mhd or go over to ecutek.

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    EcuTek RaceROM released for F-Series N55 + S55 platforms - Flex fuel, on the fly map switching, CAN sensor import, custom maps, datalogging, ECU connect, etc.

    This is what we have all been waiting for. EcuTek's RaceROM is now available for F-Series N55's as well as the S55 platform including the F87 M2 Competition, BMW F82 M4, and BMW F80 M3 models.

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    This is the software the big boy tuners (not Instagram tuners) are going to use. EcuTek has a huge tuner network of real professionals that will be taking BMW software to the next level.

    The features? Well, it's a long list. Read below or go the EcuTek page: https://mailchi.mp/ecutek/bmw-racerom-initial-release

    RaceROM Features
    Easy to Calibrate, Self-Adjusting, Flex Fuel
    Flex Fuel finally comes to BMW! Using our Flex Fuel experience gained during the constant improvement of our GT-R platform, we've added the same easy to tune strategy to BMW.

    Just fit a CANbus enabled Flex Fuel sensor, enable the option in RaceROM and you are ready to start tuning. No manual input is required to adjust between different ethanol contents as the sensor output controls the transition seamlessly in real time.
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    Flex Fuel Key Features
    • Fuel quantity correction for overall ethanol content
    • Ignition and fuelling offset maps combined with 2d blend maps
    • Torque target integration offering gasoline and ethanol targets with blend map
    • Ethanol content hold stops erroneous drops in ethanol content caused by fuel aeration
    • Manual ethanol content override per Map Switch Mode allows for premixed fuel using the same strategy
    • Custom Maps integration allows tuner specific maps to be created based on ethanol content
    • Comprehensive live data support allows tuners to see individual corrections
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    On-the-fly Map Switching
    Another first for BMW! We have now added instantaneous map switching that can be adjusted either using the cruise control switchgear or our ECU Connect app via an EcuTek Bluetooth Vehicle Interface. When switching maps, the current mode is displayed temporarily on the tacho.

    Map switching interfaces with custom maps to give the tuner the ability to adjust torque, fuel, ignition, cams, burble and more on a per-mode basis.
    Map switching options:
    • Enable each custom map on a per-mode basis
    • Use Map Switch Mode as an input to a custom map
    • Switch between RaceROM or OEM burble per mode
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    CANbus Sensor Import
    We have added the ability for tuners to add a range of external sensor inputs using our highly flexible CANbus interface.
    • Zeitronix ECA-2 ethanol sensor
    • Zeitronix ZT-3 wideband sensor
    • Innovate LC-3 multi sensor
    • ECUmaster CANswitch
    • Autosport AnalogX
    • Custom user defined CAN sensor

    We began by developing a way to import ethanol content over CANbus but soon realised it could be expanded to a range of devices already on the market. So, we have added some pre-defined options in addition to a custom CAN sensor definition, opening up a world of possibilities.

    CAN devices such as the AnalogX allow for multiple variable inputs that can be used to import 0-5v sensors, driver trim switches or even a combination including a 0-5v ethanol content signal.
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    Live Adjustable Burble
    Burble
    • Switchable per mode
    • “Hard” and “soft” ignition retard maps, with adjustable blend per mode
    • Automatic exhaust flap opening when burble is active
    • RaceROM burble time map
    • Custom map output for burble time
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    Custom Maps
    As seen in our market-leading products for vehicles such as the Subaru BRZ and Nissan GT-R, we have added custom map support to BMW F Series.

    Custom Map Inputs:
    • Accel Pedal
    • Ambient Temperature and Pressure
    • Boost Pressure, Target and Error
    • Cam angles
    • Engine Speed
    • Fuel Pressure & Pressure Error
    • Flex Fuel Ethanol Content
    • Intake, Coolant, Oil, Fuel and Gearbox Temperatures
    • Gear
    • High Pressure Pump Angle
    • Intake Air Temp
    • Lambda Actual and Target
    • Lateral and Longitudinal G Force
    • Manifold Pressure
    • Mass Airflow
    • Relative Cylinder Fill
    • Torque Actual and Target
    • Vehicle Speed
    • Mapswitch Mode
    • CANbus Sensor Imports
    • Outputs from other custom maps
    • ECU Connect custom inputs

    Custom Map Outputs:
    • Calculation 1 & 2
    • Ignition advance
    • Fuel target
    • Exhaust Flap
    • Exhaust cam retard
    • Intake cam advance
    • Intake valve lift
    • Wastegate Position Base %
    • Rev limit
    • Exhaust flap
    • Fuel volume multiplier
    • Fuel rail target pressure
    • Torque Base
    • Boost Target Limit
    • Burble Aggression

    You can see examples of the type of map you can define below:
    • Custom Map J is used to compensate the wastegate duty for the more advanced ignition encountered with ethanol.
    • Custom Map M is an example if adjusting the ignition for high vehicle speed and high intake temperature.
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    Enhanced Datalogging
    The factory OBD logging provided by BMW is a good starting point for tuning, but it lacks the detail required to achieve the best results in complex tuning operations such as fuel pump PID tuning. We have started to add these important BMW tuning parameters as well as those that are part of RaceROM such as the Flex Fuel adjustments.

    With future releases of RaceROM we will be adding more and more parameters to support the increasing tuning complexity that will no doubt be required to support ever more serious hardware!

    The current RaceROM tuning parameters are show below (custom map and input parameters are also available but not shown).
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    ECU Connect Support
    BMW F Series is fully supported by ECU Connect, our dedicated companion app available on Android and iOS. With the release of RaceROM you can combine Custom Inputs with Custom Maps to make live changes using ECU Connect.
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    Buy Now from the EcuTek Webstore
    You can purchase and download the BMW F Series Bundle including tuning suites for N55 and S55 from the webstore by clicking below.
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    Hi Everyone !Just want to share some results of calibration M4 with S55 RaceRom software, BMW ecu logic was new for me so i spent couple of days on the dyno to reach result requested by customer. I think some of you will find numbers to low, specially regarding torque but car was build for Nurburgring so torque must axcelrate the car, with no spikes which can provocate tire spin at corner exit, and also car should be relaieble enought to hold load several laps in row. Power related mods is just a downpipes and axleback.Photo of the dynograph on maps 1/2/3/4 you can find below, all data is measured on wheels , stock car show 395-405 whp on our dyno.
    Thank you Ecutek for good support !
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    Who is really racing F chassis 3 series ? Is it popular over in the EU? I haven't seen it in the US yet. There was some 328 racing a few years back form bimmerworld but I can't recall anything else.

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    couple of 330/328 cars run VLN in Germany

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