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      09-03-2012, 08:32 PM   #1
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Anyone upgraded to the new G5 board. I'd be tempted but I don't know if I could survive without the JB for a couple of weeks, for what seems like a small improvement.
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isnt the G5 mostly for upgraded turbo guys?

just buy another Jb4 !
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      09-03-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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"As many know we've been developing a special version of the JB4 board especially for cars with large turbo(s) or those running methanol injection at higher and more aggressive boost levels."
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      09-03-2012, 09:24 PM   #4
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"As many know we've been developing a special version of the JB4 board especially for cars with large turbo(s) or those running methanol injection at higher and more aggressive boost levels."
yeah alright i skim read most things and didn't see the end of that quote
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      09-03-2012, 09:40 PM   #5
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Anyone upgraded to the new G5 board. I'd be tempted but I don't know if I could survive without the JB for a couple of weeks, for what seems like a small improvement.
Why do you need to live without the JB4 G4? Just buy the G5 board connect and off you go. You can borrow mine if you want.
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Why do you need to live without the JB4 G4? Just buy the G5 board connect and off you go. You can borrow mine if you want.
Well you are probably going to be doing this for him anyway....
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      09-03-2012, 09:45 PM   #7
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Well you are probably going to be doing this for him anyway....
I was hoping he was going to offer, save me begging for a change
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I was hoping he was going to offer, save me begging for a change
I already asked/told him on your behalf
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      09-03-2012, 09:57 PM   #9
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Well you are probably going to be doing this for him anyway....
So True. It's only four screws.

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I was hoping he was going to offer, save me begging for a change
Get begging on your knees b!tch!!

Just let me solder that new resistor on the board in the next few days and then you can try it out. It will hold onto boost a little longer than the G4. Not bad for cooler temps but I probably wouldn't run it on 30+ degree weather this summer.
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Get begging on your knees b!tch!!

Just let me solder that new resistor on the board in the next few days and then you can try it out. It will hold onto boost a little longer than the G4. Not bad for cooler temps but I probably wouldn't run it on 30+ degree weather this summer.
yeh yeh yeh, i know the drill, into the emergancy brace position
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yeh yeh yeh, i know the drill, into the emergancy brace position
I'll sms you when I have the G5 ready.
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yeh yeh yeh, i know the drill, into the emergancy brace position
Didn't you say that your rear are quite loose these days?
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Didn't you say that your rear are quite loose these days?


yeh the front is nice and tight (albiet lacking in stopping power) but this has made the rear end feel very lose and all over the place, even squirilly
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pavo, lets buy the g5's I was about to pull the trigger via bmr, but decided I'd wait for some .au guinea pigs
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Mate I'm up but I don't want to be without the jb while I wait for the return post
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let's just buy the g5 board in addition, your shout money bags.
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      09-04-2012, 04:15 AM   #17
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BTW - Edwin/Pavo...
- do you both have sat nav? if so which type? i.e new looking controller or older one, bigger screen or smaller one.
- Do you have a USB in your glove compartment?

I'm looking to get some people to be guinea pigs.
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BTW - Edwin/Pavo...
- do you both have sat nav? if so which type? i.e new looking controller or older one, bigger screen or smaller one.
- Do you have a USB in your glove compartment?

I'm looking to get some people to be guinea pigs.
Yes yes and yes I think?
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      09-04-2012, 05:16 AM   #19
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BTW - Edwin/Pavo...
- do you both have sat nav? if so which type? i.e new looking controller or older one, bigger screen or smaller one.
- Do you have a USB in your glove compartment?

I'm looking to get some people to be guinea pigs.
Sat nav.....huh, what a luxury. Unfortunately not Paul. You ever get that JB4 integrated to idrive?
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yeap, i did. ditched the design though and have started with new hardware
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      09-04-2012, 07:35 PM   #21
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yeap, i did. ditched the design though and have started with new hardware
yeh I remember that one, i'm still keen as a bean perhaps an iphone interface if the idrive is too hard.
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its a combination of time + motivation neither i have high amounts of at the moment!!
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