Originally Posted by SHADOW4
I think there is an typo here as Stage1 gives around 355 chp and 480 tq and Stage 2 390-400 chp and 550 tq, anyway as i remember it. Ceartinly can feel the difference between the stages.
Getrag can take 600tq what i have learned ( there is a link somwhere on the forum)
Whatever is true, parts will always deteriorate when used. I belive how you use it will be more of a factor of how long parts will hold.
I am still confused
Manual says don't use "launch control" to much as it increases the load on the car, even without ecu tunes!
That was the email from ESS. Here is the info directly on their website, for hte E89 35is.
ESS E-FlashFlash N54 "is/1M" ECU software is a result of extensive testing and exact calibration of ECU parameters to allow conservative performance gains on an otherwise stock car. The ESS 335i software is developed and tested in extreme heat in the Arizona desert as well as extreme cold temperatures in Scandinavia. The end user can select between 2 different power levels and cat/no cat in the DirectFlash unit. ESS E-Flash also includes full engine diagnostic functionality and code clearing capabilities.
DirectFlash Stage 1 :
Top Speed Governor: Removed
RPM Limit: 7200RPM
Fuel requirement: 91US
Horsepower: 400 DIN (Stock 335) - 390 DIN if used with stock intercooler
Normal whp range on DynoJet: 345-365whp