Expired BMW B46/B48/B58 Tune Comparison

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Mike @ XPH

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Today; I would like to write about the different piggyback options available for the BMW new F chassis B48/B58 engines. This market is over-saturated with tunes priced from a couple hundred dollars up to a couple thousands. Not all tunes are equal, which ones are worth it and which ones are not? Read this post and decide for yourself.
Burger Tuning (BMS) B48/B58 Quick Install/Uninstall JB+
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How:
Burger Tuning JB+ connects to Tmap sensor only. This is the simplest B48/B58 tune on the market.
Pros:
  • Easy install/uninstall (less than 2 minutes)
  • Adjustable boost (up to 4.5psi)
Cons:
  • Does not suppress CEL code from high flow downpipes
  • No datalogging capability
  • No code reading capability
  • No Bluetooth capability
Price
$199
Burger Tuning (BMS) B48/B58 JB4 stage 2
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How:
Burger Tuning B48/B58 JB4 stage 2 connects to TMAP, MAP and OBD. It also comes with flex fuel connectors for E85 users.
Pros:
  • works with stock or modified cars
  • Number of preset maps that user can choose from
  • Code reading capability
  • Datalogging capability
  • Bluetooth capability (add on for $139)
  • Automatically suppresses CEL code from downpipe
  • Compatible with methanol injection systems
  • Compatible with E85
  • Additional features include (exhaust valve control, boost by gear, boost by RPM, gauge hijack)
Cons:
Long install time (45 minutes).
Price:
$529
Dinan B48/B58 Sport Performance Tuner:
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How:
Dinan B48/B58 sport performance tuner connects to MAP and Tmap sensors.
Pros:
Easy install (5-10 minutes)
Adjustable boost
Bluetooth capability
Cons:
Does not suppress CEL code from high flow downpipes
No datalogging capability
No code reading capability
Price
$299
Thank you for reading. Dinan Stage 1 and Active 8 will be added to this comparison next.
 
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