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    Hi all.

    I've had my 530d for about 6 month now. It's on a 53 plate with just under 100k. I love the car, I just want that little more from it now. I know this could be quite a broad topic but what kind of options do I have other than just a re-map? Is the twin turbo from the 535d a cost effective option? DPF removal, I'm not really sure on the pros/cons. I am looking to get at least a re-map in the next month or 2 but would rather have a few opinions first.

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    Being a 53 plate, it probably doesn't have a dpf as the earlier e60s didnt come with them, but double check that. Depending on your location I'd recomend BW Chiptune as he done a great job on My Mercedes, and will be having my dpf gutted and a remap by Jason at BW Chiptune on the e60 some time in the new year.

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    Even though I'm a dealer for bwchiptune, I can't recommend them enough! As for your questions above, you really would need to have a chat with bwchiptune to get a clue as to the costs involved.
    I think (budget depending) you would be best to go for bigger intercooler, exhaust, and a remap. THEN/OR if this isn't enough, look into getting a 535D and doing the same to that. First things first, make sure your car is running correctly before anything else & make sure the EGR is clean. Also check the oil breather, it should be the vortex type. If not vortex, then get one. No point in doing anything until car is running spot on. Of course, bwchiptune can do all this for you if you wanted.
     
     

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    Hi we can bring these to 270 bhp with just a remap

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    Hi and thank you for the replies. It is something I am looking into doing. They are cracking cars for diesels but still, I'd like that little bit more. It's either get this one up to scratch or go looking for a v8 petrol. Maybe even the m5 for what they cost now...
     
     

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    We have a xmass remap offer and your car will cost £250 for remap and dyno before and after till the 31/12/12

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    Yeah? I'll have a look to see how far you are from me. How much notice do you guys need. Also do you have some kind of check list? I know the obvious like oil water and fuel but that's about it really so any advice would be handy.

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    Yeah? I'll have a look to see how far you are from me. How much notice do you guys need. Also do you have some kind of check list? I know the obvious like oil water and fuel but that's about it really so any advice would be handy.

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    another excellent company is motech
     
     

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    There doesn't seem to be much at all in the north east. Always seem to be a fair journey to the more reputable tuners. I'll just have to bite the bullet.
     
     

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