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      02-24-2013, 01:09 PM   #1
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Question Sprint Booster? (can't locate info on forum)

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I'm a new member and I was wondering if anyone has installed a Sprint Booster on their X1?

I have'd searched the forum to the best of my ability and I was not able to locate anything on the X1. I was able to locate this link from bavauto http://blog.bavauto.com/13325/bmw-x1...t-booster-e84/ but nothing else. It says the E84 chassis X1 uses the same throttle assembly as the E82/E88 1-series (as well as other models). Therefore, the Sprint Booster that they list for the 128i will work for your 28i X1. I have one on my 530i and I would like to put one in my X1.
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      02-24-2013, 04:08 PM   #2
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can you explain what it does or what's for...to make yourself more clear?
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      02-24-2013, 06:15 PM   #3
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I got this from the site FAQ section.

The ETC system (Electronic Throttle Control) – also known as drive-by-wire –has the unfortunate downside of delayed throttle response and subdued acceleration, creating problems in certain circumstances such as up-hill starts, quick gear changes, overtaking, etc. The Sprint Booster aims to over come this throttle response delay for ETC-equipped vehicles, providing crisp on-tap acceleration at the driver’s disposal.

Sprint Booster might very well be the “smartest” gadget on your car.
It is a device that improves acceleration by continuously measuring and converting the digital signal provided by the ETC’s potentiometer, and providing the ECM with a new and altered signal.
The design of the SprintBooster allows for its easy installation in all models, without the need to cut any wires (plug n’ play) or intervene in the automobile’s electronics (it does not affect other systems such as electronic injection, ABS, etc.).
Sprint Booster connects on the accelerator pedal connector. All you need to do is disconnect the OEM connector from the accelerator pedal and connect Sprint Booster in between (one side connects to the pedal and one side on the OEM connector).

Results
Sprint Booster is aimed at all drivers with ECT-equipped cars, who are after a safer and more exciting automotive experience.

• At low revs, the engine responds at approximately half the time in comparison to before.
• The delay time whilst accelerating in 3rd and 4th gear and the engine in the mid-range,is almost zero.
• Big differences in the higher rev range.
• Improved response for down shifts and safer overtaking.
• Overall safety and more fun on the road!

http://www.sprintboosterusa.com/t-faq.aspx
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      02-24-2013, 07:37 PM   #4
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Tuning options (N20)

marcoaf has the Sprint Booster installed.
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I'm not sure sprint booster will do much in the X1 although I've never experienced it. My throttle response is great when in park or neutral but becomes horrid in D and DS.
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      02-25-2013, 12:22 PM   #7
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I have it in my 530i and I enjoyed the difference, but I will more than likely get it for the X1 and post my review.
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