News: BMW

bootmod3: Selective Code Removal through Map Config - New Feature!

By Bertan Kazazic

bootmod3: Selective Code Removal through Map Config - New Feature!

We've added a new feature to enable users to selectively remove DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) on maps. In the cases of extensive hardware mods relating to the engine or its accessories there are times when its nice to turn off certain codes from coming up.

This DOES NOT in any way help resolve any mechanical issues one may be having. In some other cases, turning off a code will also not resolve an issue where additional custom tuning is necessary to fully address the problem.

However, in situations where the source/cause of a given code are well understood and users are comfortable turning it off to 'clean things up' this is a really neat feature to get that done.

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bootmod3 S58 support F97 F98 X3M X4M - Now Available!

By Bertan Kazazic

bootmod3 S58 support F97 F98 X3M X4M - Now Available!

bootmod3 S58 release is now live!

Take your 2019+ BMW F97 F98 X3M X4M to new heights with our freshly released S58 OTS maps and custom tuning. Full custom tuning support with end user map configuration support available on macOS, Windows, iOS and Android. From stock to tuned in ~3mins, just seconds to switch maps, start here!

Shoutout and a huge thank you to everyone part of our S58 beta for outstanding work during dev and OTS map testing AIM Performance @bm3tuning european auto source.

For S58 software licensing and feature details including power gains click here.

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bootmod3: Update for Map Configuration Screen

By Bertan Kazazic

bootmod3: Update for Map Configuration Screen

Map configuration screen descriptions for all settings and values available.

This should help those using the screen for the first time get a sense of what the values are if or when they may not be clear. I realize some of you will enjoy these being added right in the screen even though all of them are documented in the actively maintained bootmod3 User Manual.

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bootmod3: GTS Startup Roar (Race Start) for BMW F and G series B58 and B48 engine vehicles, including A90 Toyota Supra

By Bertan Kazazic

bootmod3: GTS Startup Roar (Race Start) for BMW F and G series B58 and B48 engine vehicles, including A90 Toyota Supra

UPDATE: 0.10.083 is now out. Joining the club with the S55 and recent N55 release, map configuration now also includes Startup Roar for B58 and B48 F and G series vehicles, including the A90 Supra!

As usual, Web version is up to date with the latest, android some time later today and iOS once Apple approves the app release (anywhere between 1-5 days if no complaints from their end).

More updates to follow soon!

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bootmod3: MaxCool Mode + Startup Roar for N55 Vehicles!

By Srdjan Bajat

bootmod3: MaxCool Mode + Startup Roar for N55 Vehicles!

New bootmod3 features!

First one is ‘MAX cooling mode’ - this will reduce your water coolant targets by 10 degrees Celsius and applies to ALL engines and ROM versions!

Moreover, for the B series engines this enables the intercooler pump to be active at all times to lower intake air temperatures 🙌🏼

We also added GTS startup roar for the N55 EWG and PWG172X!

All of this is to be found under the ‘config’ menu on each map.

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bootmod3 for BMW B58 Engine Vehicles Now Available! BMW F and G series vehicles - 140i 240i 340i 440i 540i 640i 740i M140i M240i X3 M40i

By Srdjan Bajat

bootmod3 for BMW B58 Engine Vehicles Now Available! BMW F and G series vehicles - 140i 240i 340i 440i 540i 640i 740i M140i M240i X3 M40i

bootmod3 closed beta for the B58 engines has been a great success and we're excited to announce the wait is finally over!

Our team has worked tirelessly on BMW B58 engine support adding support for all of bootmod3 features while programming the DME without removal from engine bay. Initial flash time that includes unlocking the DME is around 3 minutes and switching maps takes just 19 seconds using the standard ENET-OBD cable.

Licenses can be purchased by clicking on the link provided below:

https://www.protuningfreaks.com/collections/bootmod3-menu/products/bootmod3-b58-bmw-fxx-gxx-140i-240i-340i-440i-540i-740i-x3-m40i-m240i-m140i-m340i

B58 FEATURES INCLUDED WITH PURCHASE TODAY

- Exhaust Burble adjustment
- Cold Start (cat heating) disable
- Exhaust Flap adjustment
- Speed Limiter (VMAX) Removal
- Catalytic Monitors (CEL) on/off
- End User Map configuration for all maps
- Tuning Editor fur custom tuning
- Datalogging hundreds of data channels available and many more to come



Stage 1 91 octane: up to 18% HP / 26% TQ
Stage 1 93 octane: up to 20% HP / 26% TQ
Stage 2 91 octane: up to 24% HP / 32% TQ
Stage 2 93 octane: up to 26% HP / 32% TQ

Stage 2 AGG (Aggressive burble) versions of maps available
E30 and Race gas maps are on the way!

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Customer Review: BMW 335XI (N54) – Incredible gains with E50 – Intake and our custom tuning – Gains of 133awhp/168awtq from stock

By PTF

Sharing another customer review. This time from an almost stock BMW 335XI running an E50 octane blend (50% ethanol 50% 93 octane gas). The only modification to the car is an AFE Dual Cone Intake and our custom tuning. Thank you @vwgrk for giving us the opportunity. =========== I recently went to a dyno to…Read more Customer Review: BMW 335XI (N54) – Incredible gains with E50 – Intake and our custom tuning – Gains of 133awhp/168awtq from stock

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Customer Review: Aquamist HFS-4, Howerton 2.2gal tank, Dual Cone Intake and PTF Pro Tune – BMW 335i

By PTF

We’re pleased to share another great review from Derek (@redlineryder), a recent tuning customer of ours. Thanks Derek for sharing your experience and best of luck with your N54 ;) ======== Derek’s review ======== Source: BimmerBoost.com My car before the install was 100% stock with a Cobb PTF 94 octane tune. I’m still under extended…Read more Customer Review: Aquamist HFS-4, Howerton 2.2gal tank, Dual Cone Intake and PTF Pro Tune – BMW 335i

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