328i Powerchip Modification - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E46, E90)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E46, E90) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-21-2009, 09:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Skywagon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Car:
Posts: 27
Photos:
Skywagon is on a distinguished road
328i Powerchip Modification

For what it's worth,
After much research I, and another gent on another BMW site, have discovered a company, Powerchip USA, that is doing an ECU mod for the lowly 328i. The gent I refer to is taking his car in on Monday Mar.23 and will advise the outcome. He is going to do before and after dyno runs. Powerchip representatives claim 22-26 HP gain and torque about the same at the rear wheels. They do want $690. for the product. They send you a cable and one must have a lap top and wireless. You must download all your cars info., send it to them and then they send you a program for your specific car, modifications and fuel burned considered. There is also a company in the UK that does the same but you have to send them your ECU. They are considerably cheaper but then you have to consider shipping. See below links.

Powerchip

Paramount Performance Ltd - Engine tuning, Chip tuning, Diesel tuning, Viezu Technologies
Skywagon is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-21-2009, 07:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
4th Gear Member
 
bimmerguy82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: City of Rain, PNW
Car: 2004 ZHP 6SPD
Posts: 884
Photos:
bimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond reputebimmerguy82 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to bimmerguy82
Honestly, you probably won't see anywhere near that much hp/trq from a chip.
And $690 is way overpriced imo. Turnermotorsport sells the shark injector for $349 and it does the same thing if not better.
__________________
BMWcrazy
___________
-Joshua



|AA stage 1 software| UUC light flywheel and clutch| UUC EVO 3 ssk | K&N Intake | Ebay Headers |

BMWCCA member#407674

Founding member of the hit 145 mph in my almost stock 325i BMW club.
bimmerguy82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2009, 07:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Skywagon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Car:
Posts: 27
Photos:
Skywagon is on a distinguished road
Guess I should have been more explicit. I've got a 2009 and their are many products out there but none seem to make it all the way to this year, 2009. The shark looks good and you make a valid point but it's only good for up to 2005 models. If you know where something like that can be found for a 2009 328i please advise.
Thanks much.

MEMBER MACH TWO CLUB
Skywagon is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E46, E90)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Minor Modification WALSRU Picture Showroom 11 04-25-2006 07:15 PM
Exhaust Modification Help shelboo 3-Series (E36) 0 05-03-2005 01:36 AM
Conforti Shark Vs Powerchip emr0591 3-Series (E46, E90) 6 10-06-2004 10:51 PM
powerchip - chip socalguy 3-Series (E36) 5 06-17-2004 12:58 AM
528i Modification Slvr e39 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 4 02-26-2004 08:10 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:43 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.