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Old 04-12-2019, 12:48 PM
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Dinan Double Dilemma

So I got my car back (check eng light)…. Dealer said something about Waste gate/intake manifold pressure to high on coastdown (?? give me a Holley 4 barrel). This will be the 3rd Dinan Elite installed on my car. The 1st unit was the wrong one (dealer fault) the 2nd was the issue just mentioned. When I originally test rode the car I was fine with the stock HP but I wasn't going to leave the dealer without a Dinan. So this whole time I was driving with bad modules (hope these bad modules didn't cause any issues, Dinan said it shouldn't of course. Well now on this 3rd unit... and WTF.... the car accelerates and looses traction like crazy. Are these car's this fast..? it's F#$#%# crazy.. I love it, it's like I have an out of control Mini Monster.
 
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Old 04-12-2019, 01:21 PM
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I have put off installing my Elite for about 6 months now because of the CEL issues I have been seeing so it's nice to hear some "success" stories once in a while. I'm most likely gonna have mine done later this month.
 
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Old 04-12-2019, 01:24 PM
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I dont have the DINAN, but have the racechip, Short answer is yes, these cars go like a bat out of hell with a good plug in like the elite or racechip. the DINAN sport however only gave a modest jump that was only really noticeable in the low rev range.
 
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Old 04-13-2019, 03:14 PM
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I just had the 2nd Dinan Elite taken off my car on the 10th due to CELs. In short, yes the cars does go fast with a Dinan and with a set of warmed up sticky 205/45/17R MPSS' you can still break traction easily while shifting 1st to 2nd. But the CELs were too much for me. Dinan is supposed to be bulletproof and give no issues yet my experience was the opposite. Even with the bypass installed I was still getting CELs. This leads me to believe it was possibly an issue with the wiring harness. But like I said, it came off Wednesday and I returned it for the 2nd time but also for a refund rather than a replacement. I've driven 300-400 miles in the few days since having the Dinan removed and haven't had a CEL come back yet.
 
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Old 04-13-2019, 05:46 PM
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I have a pre-December 2014 Dinan Elite on my 2015 F55, and it has been great since install ~4 months ago. I bought this car used in September 2018 with 14k on the clock, and still under manufacturer's warranty. I have put about 1,000 miles on the car to-date with the Dinan, and it's awesome. I have also paired it with a Sprint Booster Pedal Tuner and I have it dialed in just right now. I have also installed the Dinan cat-back exhaust.
 
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Old 04-13-2019, 10:11 PM
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I have a pre-December 2014 Dinan Elite on my 2015 F55, and it has been great since install ~4 months ago. I bought this car used in September 2018 with 14k on the clock, and still under manufacturer's warranty. I have put about 1,000 miles on the car to-date with the Dinan, and it's awesome. I have also paired it with a Sprint Booster Pedal Tuner and I have it dialed in just right now. I have also installed the Dinan cat-back exhaust.
Mine was a similar situation. 2015 F56 S with Sprint Booster v3, Remus Sport exhaust, & midpipe resonator delete. The Dinan Elite went on around 30K miles. Was great for about 2.5K miles then I started getting issues. Troubleshooted them with Dinan over the course of 5 weeks and they couldn't fix the problems. So the Elite went back, I got a refund, and the issues haven't come back since then. Glad yours has worked flawlessly and I hope it stays that way.
 
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