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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 12-06-2003, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My boss on his '98 M3 has one of these. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...&category=42604 The ad says its applicable to my car, and my boss says its a pretty good buy. Anybody else have any thoughts?

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Old 12-06-2003, 04:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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uhg... friggin horrible.. basically it just richens your fuel mixture... which isnt good... worthless

i've said it before, i'll say it again... DINAN sucks...

if you want a chip for your car, do it right & buy a Jim Conforti chip from turnermotorsports
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i dont think its an actual dinan product, the seller probably just put 'Dinan' in the title to bait the viewers. but oreo is right 100%. dont buy that ebay crap
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Yeah, glad I asked you guys! It looks too wrong to be a good chip. I'll invest in a Conforti chip before I do anything else to my car, most likely.
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Yeah, glad I asked you guys! It looks too wrong to be a good chip. I'll invest in a Conforti chip before I do anything else to my car, most likely.
WO HOO... someone w/ some sense on this board and buy it.... FROM TURNER... get the authentic thing
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Yeah, the chip will definitely be my next--and first--mod.
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Hey people!
Just got my '89 325i last weekend. Definately excited to get some "work" done on it.
I have heard very much the same opinions about Dinan vs. Comforti. Apparently, there just is no comparison, Comforti blows the doors off of Dinan. I think the Dinan name is carried by their performace in the Marketing Department, whereas the Comforti brand carries it's name by it's performace.
My friend is giving me a Dinan chip until I dump a Comforti in there (yes, he replaced his Dinan with the Comforti). I am debating now cuz I feel like I might as well just drop down the cash and do it right the first time.
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Hey people!
Just got my '89 325i last weekend. Definately excited to get some "work" done on it.
I have heard very much the same opinions about Dinan vs. Comforti. Apparently, there just is no comparison, Comforti blows the doors off of Dinan. I think the Dinan name is carried by their performace in the Marketing Department, whereas the Comforti brand carries it's name by it's performace.
My friend is giving me a Dinan chip until I dump a Comforti in there (yes, he replaced his Dinan with the Comforti). I am debating now cuz I feel like I might as well just drop down the cash and do it right the first time.
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remember theyre just chips, there probably isnt too much difference between dinan and conforti, and its not like either one is gonna give you a major boost in power
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oh, but there IS major diference between DINAN & conforti... dinan used to be programed to only change your output at Wide Open THrottle... conforti is not....

if you go to any forum w/ a large e30 representation, 90% of guys that have chips have conforti chips... and there's a reason for that
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oh, but there IS major diference between DINAN & conforti... dinan used to be programed to only change your output at Wide Open THrottle... conforti is not....

if you go to any forum w/ a large e30 representation, 90% of guys that have chips have conforti chips... and there's a reason for that
conforti deffinately has the best reputation, and offers a little more than dinan, but if youre getting a free dinan chip there's really no rush to get the conforti imo
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ill take that dinan chip for now,if u wanna do away with it. im always at full throtle. hey i have another post so please help if u can thx
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