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    • EcuTek flex fuel tuning software coming for all BMW S55 motors on the factory DME along with on the fly map switching

      Flex fuel tuning as you know allows your ECU to adjust for the fuel quality you are running on the fly. Let's assume you fill up with pump E85 ethanol that ethanol content is not always 85% and it varies throughout the the year. Flex fuel will adjust your tune for said ethanol content.


      It works the same if you blend ethanol with pump gas or pour in race gas for that matter.

      EcuTek software will support full flex fuel integration with the factory S55 DME which will apply to the F80 M3, F82 M4, and F87 M2 Competition models.

      You will also be able to use your cruise control stalk to change maps on the fly. If you want a valet mode for example or an aggressive map for Ignite Red fuel. Whatever, EcuTek will be able to accomodate.

      This certainly separates EcuTek from the pack.

      This article was originally published in forum thread: EcuTek flex fuel tuning software coming for all BMW S55 motors on the factory DME along with on the fly map switching started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 5 Comments
      1. Eleventeen's Avatar
        Eleventeen -
        Awesome feature to have!!! This should attract a lot of customers. I wish EcuTek allowed end-user map editing, then I would probably be a buyer.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Eleventeen Click here to enlarge
        I wish EcuTek allowed end-user map editing
        They don't? Doesn't their RaceRom let you do that?
      1. F87Source's Avatar
        F87Source -
        I believe you can buy a license now and self edit but I may be wrong. But they do that so they can ensure only vetted tuners can tune cars and you don't see these garbage Instagram tuners blowing motors left and right.

        Oh man wait till they release their launch control, and they already have on the fly map switching.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by F87Source Click here to enlarge
        But they do that so they can ensure only vetted tuners can tune cars and you don't see these garbage Instagram tuners blowing motors left and right.
        Monster point that needs to be highlighted.
      1. Eleventeen's Avatar
        Eleventeen -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by F87Source Click here to enlarge
        I believe you can buy a license now and self edit but I may be wrong. But they do that so they can ensure only vetted tuners can tune cars and you don't see these garbage Instagram tuners blowing motors left and right.
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Monster point that needs to be highlighted.
        Not sure why that is an issue. It’s not up to the software MFR to police the tuners and end-users. It’s a “use at your own risk” situation and customers need to do some research on their tuner of choice. HPTuners has way more capabilities on it’s supported platforms than any BMW tuning software out there, but HPTuners allows anyone who buys their software to use it the way they want. We can’t blame ECUTek, BM3, Cobb, TunerPro, etc. for what crap tuners do with their software, and they shouldn’t feel like they need to restrict it’s usage. I’d like to see more people take tuning into their own hands so we can learn / teach what works best on the modern BMW platforms.