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Hi All:

Based on Terry H's sage advice and recommendation, I ordered the Brenspeed 93, 91, and 89 Tune and just received it yesterday.

Upload to the otherwise stock #4842 was a breeze and even though it was getting late, I went for a short test drive.

I can't believe I got talked into this. What a disappointment.

GOTCHA! In a word, this thing is the most incredible difference I've felt in a vehicle and wonder why Ford didn't do a little more homework on the stock tune. I can't believe some electrons can do this kind of work. They say the Brenspeed doesn't up the hp or torque figures, but it sure feels like it has at least 20+ more under the hood. Throttle response is excellent and it feels like a racing flywheel has been installed. It revs to the redline like a two-stroke motorcycle. It screams. As the Monkees said, "I'm a Believer".

Thanks, Terry for steering me in the direction of the Brenspeed team. This is the best couple of hundred dollars I've spent on myself since I bought a little "personal time" with a Korean acrobat back in '87.

Drive safe and Happy Holidays.
 

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NickChildress said:
Hi All:

Based on Terry H's sage advice and recommendation, I ordered the Brenspeed 93, 91, and 89 Tune and just received it yesterday.

Upload to the otherwise stock #4842 was a breeze and even though it was getting late, I went for a short test drive.

I can't believe I got talked into this. What a disappointment.

GOTCHA! In a word, this thing is the most incredible difference I've felt in a vehicle and wonder why Ford didn't do a little more homework on the stock tune. I can't believe some electrons can do this kind of work. They say the Brenspeed doesn't up the hp or torque figures, but it sure feels like it has at least 20+ more under the hood. Throttle response is excellent and it feels like a racing flywheel has been installed. It revs to the redline like a two-stroke motorcycle. It screams. As the Monkees said, "I'm a Believer".

Thanks, Terry for steering me in the direction of the Brenspeed team. This is the best couple of hundred dollars I've spent on myself since I bought a little "personal time" with a Korean acrobat back in '87.

Drive safe and Happy Holidays.


hey nick , send it to me so i can see how it works on 2497 ..... ;-)

let us know more after you have tested her out a little more


seriously though... sounds great and when I get some extra $$$'s , I will probably due the same thing ..... christmas an birthdays andkids in december have a way of whittling your money away....lol
 

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Jim08 said:
Another question ? Will this void the factory warranty
Jim,

As I have told many in PM's & E-Mails..........

When you take your Bullitt in to the Dealer simply (Plug-In) the Tuner and (Down-Load) the Factory Tune.......

Simple and it just takes a few minutes to do........


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Here's another question: If (for whatever reason) say you don't like the tune - is it possible to go-back to the FULL stock tune? (i.e. with the dual-octane strategy, etc.)

I know you're supposed to be save the stock tune when you initialize the device, but do you get the dual-tune back is what I'm asking, I guess.
 

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NickChildress said:
Hi All:

Based on Terry H's sage advice and recommendation, I ordered the Brenspeed 93, 91, and 89 Tune and just received it yesterday.

Upload to the otherwise stock #4842 was a breeze and even though it was getting late, I went for a short test drive.

I can't believe I got talked into this. What a disappointment.

GOTCHA! In a word, this thing is the most incredible difference I've felt in a vehicle and wonder why Ford didn't do a little more homework on the stock tune. I can't believe some electrons can do this kind of work. They say the Brenspeed doesn't up the hp or torque figures, but it sure feels like it has at least 20+ more under the hood. Throttle response is excellent and it feels like a racing flywheel has been installed. It revs to the redline like a two-stroke motorcycle. It screams. As the Monkees said, "I'm a Believer".

Thanks, Terry for steering me in the direction of the Brenspeed team. This is the best couple of hundred dollars I've spent on myself since I bought a little "personal time" with a Korean acrobat back in '87.

Drive safe and Happy Holidays.
Here is the 1-Word that I think says it ALL.............




Glad I was there to "Suggest" Brenspeed to You !!!!!!!!!!





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JC2954 said:
Here's another question: If (for whatever reason) say you don't like the tune - is it possible to go-back to the FULL stock tune? (i.e. with the dual-octane strategy, etc.)

I know you're supposed to be save the stock tune when you initialize the device, but do you get the dual-tune back is what I'm asking, I guess.
The hand held tuner will save YOUR stock tune and install the new one. When you get ready to change, it will download YOUR stock tune back to the computer.
 

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Man what an add - I'm sold, maybe for my birthday. It sounds so easy, Please let us know what difference you feel (if any) between the three (4 counting stock).

Am I correct in assuming you can go back and forth between the tunes depending on what octane level your running?

When I think about it I bet it's hard to NOT run at leasts the 91 - performance, and throttle response is like drugs (at least that what I've been told :)- gas milage - well I think for me it would go down just because my right foot would get heaver than it is, but then that is somewhat offset by the bigger grin you have on your face
 

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Dalank said:
Wait a minute--so are you saying you cant pick the difference on a dyno?---color me skeptical
Dalank
aka "Darrell"

Evening Darrell,

This is the ONLY way I know to tell YOU how much DIFFERENCE there is between

having the Brenspeed 93-Octane Performance Tune, versus the Stock Tune from Ford.

You will just have to drive a Bullitt with the TUNE and You will "Instantly"

say, I Have-To-Have-That, NOW !!!!!!!!!!!

Read this THREAD.........
http://www.imboc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=160646&highlight=tigerhonaker+does+brenspeed+tune+mods


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Two things......

One. Brenspeed rocks! I have been running Brenspeed tunes on my 05 for almost four years now FLAWLESSLY. Their customer service is second to none...Just do it....


Two.
This is the best couple of hundred dollars I've spent on myself since I bought a little "personal time" with a Korean acrobat back in '87.
 

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I was skeptical, too and searching the threads I saw where Terry didn't think much of the aftermarket tunes when he first got his Bullitt.

When I saw that he'd changed his mind and with his gracious PM'ing of me with all the details, I figured it was worth a try. Hey, they're electrons and it's fully reversible....it's not like I'd be stuck with a stump-pulling, over-revving gear set if I changed my mind.

I think the point about dyno results (or lack thereof) is well taken. By searching other forums it appears at best that this MAY be good for 20hp and torque. That may also be within the margin of error for dyno results as well.

For mileage, I've actually crept up a couple of tenths mpg according to the dash monitor. And that's with digging into it hard quite a bit the last couple of days.

Additionally, as a pilot I know that 'seat of the pants' sensory inputs can be notoriously deceptive and inaccurate. All of us want to 'feel' that we've gotten our $xxx.xx worth of performance out of a goodie and that can skew our judgment. When's the last time you talked to a pilot who missed his target or a Bullitt owner who said, "Wow, that was a waste"? I understand that and have tried my best to remove that subjectivity from my observations.

With all that said, I can tell you for sure that a) it revs like a banshee and the 'slop' in the pedal I didn't even notice before is gone; there is a significantly more direct feeling connection between the pedal and the throttle and I never realized how 'held back' the car felt before....like the flywheel used to be twice as big and made of uranium and b) pushing into the gas will now break loose the tires MUCH easier than before and I get much more of a lift looking over the hood. Maybe that's not a hp gain, but there is no doubt more power is making it to the rear wheels sooner.

Comparing the tunes on the device? Beats me. I've only uploaded the 93 and only plan on uploading others if I'm on a trip and can't find high octane gas.

Hope this helps. Have fun out there.

Now if Brenspeed would only upload a default TCS 'off' when the car is started....
 

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Just about everyone on this thread has an '08 B.

How does the Brenspeed tune effct then '01's ?

Anybody have one done?
 

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Nick did you get the aluminium drive shaft as well?
 

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NickChildress said:
I was skeptical, too and searching the threads I saw where Terry didn't think much of the aftermarket tunes when he first got his Bullitt.

When I saw that he'd changed his mind and with his gracious PM'ing of me with all the details, I figured it was worth a try. Hey, they're electrons and it's fully reversible....it's not like I'd be stuck with a stump-pulling, over-revving gear set if I changed my mind.

I think the point about dyno results (or lack thereof) is well taken. By searching other forums it appears at best that this MAY be good for 20hp and torque. That may also be within the margin of error for dyno results as well.

For mileage, I've actually crept up a couple of tenths mpg according to the dash monitor. And that's with digging into it hard quite a bit the last couple of days.

Additionally, as a pilot I know that 'seat of the pants' sensory inputs can be notoriously deceptive and inaccurate. All of us want to 'feel' that we've gotten our $xxx.xx worth of performance out of a goodie and that can skew our judgment. When's the last time you talked to a pilot who missed his target or a Bullitt owner who said, "Wow, that was a waste"? I understand that and have tried my best to remove that subjectivity from my observations.

With all that said, I can tell you for sure that a) it revs like a banshee and the 'slop' in the pedal I didn't even notice before is gone; there is a significantly more direct feeling connection between the pedal and the throttle and I never realized how 'held back' the car felt before....like the flywheel used to be twice as big and made of uranium and b) pushing into the gas will now break loose the tires MUCH easier than before and I get much more of a lift looking over the hood. Maybe that's not a hp gain, but there is no doubt more power is making it to the rear wheels sooner.

Comparing the tunes on the device? Beats me. I've only uploaded the 93 and only plan on uploading others if I'm on a trip and can't find high octane gas.

Hope this helps. Have fun out there.

Now if Brenspeed would only upload a default TCS 'off' when the car is started....
Nick,

They can do that.........

But it is OFF and it would be easy to get into TROUBLE if it was Raining, Snowing,

Sleet etc.

So, you don't see many people get that done........

YES, I asked, that is how I know :lol: :lol: :lol:

I decided NOT to go there and now I just touch the Btn. once the engine Fires-Up............

No-Big-eeeeee :wink:

tigerhonaker
 
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