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      04-15-2021, 08:41 AM   #1
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X Delete Sport Tuning - Anyone try this?

Has anyone flashed the x delete sport tuning. This keeps the xdrive functionality but is supposed to reduce understeer.

I can't seem to find any feedback on how it drives with this flashed.
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      04-15-2021, 05:23 PM   #2
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Literally a giant thread right below your post about xdelete.
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      04-15-2021, 06:56 PM   #3
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Literally a giant thread right below your post about xdelete.
Having trouble finding any review of the sport function. This is not the same as turning off AWD.
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Ahhhh... Ok, gotcha. Missed that point. If you just use throttle on the corners, you can address that without doing anything with x-drive.
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Pretty sure the F-series dont have a "sport xdelete". Due to the ATC45-L (L standing for light) it is only xdrive on or xdrive off.
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See above. There is no "Sport" setting (or other settings) for the F-series.
xDrive ON
xDrive OFF

that's it.
I was contemplating getting xDelete, but I must have grown up whilst doing it... I see less and less point in it. xDrive is mostly an advantage.
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See above. There is no "Sport" setting (or other settings) for the F-series.
xDrive ON
xDrive OFF

that's it.
I was contemplating getting xDelete, but I must have grown up whilst doing it... I see less and less point in it. xDrive is mostly an advantage.
Interesting. Well then I wont bother with it. I have no desire to turn x drive off.
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I see less and less point in it.
Does XDelete extend the lifespan of our transfer cases?
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Yes.... makes them obsolete 😆

If you don't use the audio, you'd also extend the life of your speakers, but then again - what's the point, if you don't take advantage of them anyway...
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For most of us the benefits of Xdrive diminish in the warmer seasons. To be able to turn Xdrive off and "save" the transfer case for when we need it (snow /ice) sounds like a valid point for Xdelete.
However the increased MPG, higher HP/Tq and lower 1/4 mile statements I don't subscribe to.

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Why do people associate xDrive with Winter season only....? It must be the advertising campaigns in the states.

XDrive is way more stable in turns (any season), provides better control, much better acceleration from 0 and is generally safer and sportier since it generally manages to put more power to the ground, summer or winter. Yes, it is also a bit less fun, but that's about the only disadvantage you can win back with xDelete. All others (like extra weight and fuel consumption) remain even after xDelete.
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However the increased MPG, higher HP/Tq and lower 1/4 mile statements I don't subscribe to.
1/4 mile will be lower on an Xdrive, all about traction. Rolling start is another issue.

Makes sense to save the transfer case during summer, but again do we have any facts of this? I know that early gen F30 don't have the updated transfer case and might benefit from not being used.
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Why do people associate xDrive with Winter season only....? It must be the advertising campaigns in the states.

XDrive is way more stable in turns (any season), provides better control, much better acceleration from 0 and is generally safer and sportier since it generally manages to put more power to the ground, summer or winter. Yes, it is also a bit less fun, but that's about the only disadvantage you can win back with xDelete. All others (like extra weight and fuel consumption) remain even after xDelete.
Full agree with your thoughts. Even with x-drive, the car is always RWD biased until you get wheel slip. If I drive in sport+, I can kick the back of the car out and drive sideways. With it in sport, The traction up front gives you pretty amazing power on oversteer on corners as well.
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