M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

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M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Rothomson » Wed May 10, 2017 9:46 pm

Hey guys,

Well my JB+ arrived this morning so swiftly got it fitted! Unfortunately had to work 12 hours but when I finished I went for a warm up then checked Temps with carly and was good to go!
(JB+ set to 3 o Clock)

So i switched to sport plus and manual shifting and holy sh*t the power is absolutley relentless! Was quite breath taking and sounds even better than normal and that's with the stock exhaust.

Next I slowed down, switched to 2nd gear and dropped to 1500rpm and stepped on it, power was instant and incredible all the way to the red line and through the gears.

Next I switched to DTC-off mode and down to 1st gear 1500rpm, planted the throttle and with a small amount of spin which quickly subsided it went like a rocket through the gears.

So I wound down the window switched to 4th gear and pressed the throttle, what a wonderful sound from the turbo boosting and lifting off you could hear nice turbo chatter which was a bit addicting driving through the town!

Well this is just an initial review the car has some more adapting to do I'm sure so will add to my review on Saturday after a longer drivr I have comming up. I hope you enjoyed reading this wee review!

Cheers, Rob
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Post by Mr Kirk » Thu May 11, 2017 7:44 am

Got mine yesterday too. Won't be fitting it till the weekend and even then I'm apprehensive about messing with a nearly new car!

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Post by Rothomson » Thu May 11, 2017 8:36 am

Mr Kirk wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 7:44 am
Got mine yesterday too. Won't be fitting it till the weekend and even then I'm apprehensive about messing with a nearly new car!
Aye so was I but it's such a simple change that's easily reversible. And the fact it doesnt throw a fault light id a miracle so can't be that bad as almost anything can cause a fault light in these haha. Gonna get a good run in mine at the weekend too. :)
2017 M140i sapphire black 5dr black grills, 3d plates, BMW m spoiler and fins, M4 carbon fibre mirror covers, JB+ and BCS powervalve cat-back - Fantastic!, HK sound, premium idrive, ZF 8sp auto :D

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Compactpete » Thu May 11, 2017 8:40 am

The JB+ does a great job for what it is, just be aware that even though no EML ight is shown the ecu is highly likely to be storing so called 'tuner codes' I would strongly advise scanning with Carly or similar and erasing before you go near a dealership.
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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Rothomson » Thu May 11, 2017 8:45 am

Compactpete wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 8:40 am
The JB+ does a great job for what it is, just be aware that even though no EML ight is shown the ecu is highly likely to be storing so called 'tuner codes' I would strongly advise scanning with Carly or similar and erasing before you go near a dealership.
Indeed! I routinely scan with carly often anyways just like to know what's going on and perform an erase now and then to keep it good. Thinking of dropping the oil on Saturday as I'm at 1850 miles already too.
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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Mr Kirk » Thu May 11, 2017 10:20 am

Just to add, mine is a manual and most info on the jb+ I've seen has been on autos.

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Post by Mr Kirk » Thu May 11, 2017 10:20 am

Just to add, mine is a manual and most info on the jb+ I've seen has been on autos.

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by chris_135i » Thu May 11, 2017 10:28 am

How did you fit it? Did it take long?
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Post by cheeky_chops » Thu May 11, 2017 10:41 am

What kind of info/errors are people seeing with carly?
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Post by Rothomson » Thu May 11, 2017 11:31 am

Literaly 5 minutes to fit :) pop off engine cover. Unplug tmap at front of engine so easy to access then plug it in :)
Haven't seen any faults yet but I'll check on Saturday after a longer run.
2017 M140i sapphire black 5dr black grills, 3d plates, BMW m spoiler and fins, M4 carbon fibre mirror covers, JB+ and BCS powervalve cat-back - Fantastic!, HK sound, premium idrive, ZF 8sp auto :D

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by m140i_03_17 » Thu May 11, 2017 11:37 am

Hi guys

Have been thinking about ordering a JB+ for a while now as the feedback seems very positive!

I am clueless when it come to tuning/coding etc and my concern is if the warranty could be affected if any error codes show up during a routine service. My car is also on PCP so the implications of fiddling could be quite severe.

So - will the dealer know if a JB+ has been fitted and removed?
If so, will Carly (which i have never used...) be able to delete any traces of the JB+?
Finally, is carly difficult to use?

Thanks

Ben

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by m140i_03_17 » Thu May 11, 2017 11:37 am

Hi guys

Have been thinking about ordering a JB+ for a while now as the feedback seems very positive!

I am clueless when it come to tuning/coding etc and my concern is if the warranty could be affected if any error codes show up during a routine service. My car is also on PCP so the implications of fiddling could be quite severe.

So - will the dealer know if a JB+ has been fitted and removed?
If so, will Carly (which i have never used...) be able to delete any traces of the JB+?
Finally, is carly difficult to use?

Thanks

Ben

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Mr Kirk » Thu May 11, 2017 12:55 pm

chris_135i wrote:How did you fit it? Did it take long?
http://www.burgertuning.com/instruction ... b_plus.pdf

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Mr Kirk » Thu May 11, 2017 7:10 pm

Just fitted it and took it round he block. I think it's too much power. Need to get the brace on at the weekend and then think about other suspension mods to try and keep it on the road.

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Re: M140i JB+ fitted today initial review!

Post by Tib1 » Thu May 11, 2017 7:30 pm

JB+ also seems to work with b58 very well - I can only imagine traction issues without xDrive :D
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