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X3 Turbo upgrade 2017 to 2018 spec Reflash Tune and Fuel Pumps
pwrTune ECU Tuning Reflash Maverick X3

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2018 Stock Turbo R Spec Tune [Subtract -$100.00]
Stage 1 +40.7 HP @ 15.5psi - Stock Machine
Stage 2 +42.6 HP @ 15.5psi - SO Exh or Cat Del.
Stage 3 +45.4 HP @ 15.5psi - Full Exhaust
Stage 3int +50.9 HP @ 15.5psi - Intake & Exhaust
Stage 4 +49.9 HP @ 16psi -- Full Exhaust
Stage 4int +53.6 HP @ 16psi - Intake & Exhaust

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add 2018 X3 Turbo R Fuel Pump 709000979 $270
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CanAm Maverick X3 Turbo 2017 Upgrade

all 2017 X3 models (including standard, X DS, X RS, Max)

Upgrade your 2017 X3 to the 2018 X3 Turbo R Spec
Required: 2018 X3 Turbo R fuel pump p/n 709000979 or 709001057
We will upgrade your ECU to the 2018 Tune Format

If you have already have a 2017 X3 pwrTune tune and would like to upgrade click here

Waste-gate crack pressure adjustment for your 2017: All of these tunes were developed using the stock 6.5lb waste gate crack pressure. If you have not checked your waste gates adjustment from the factory it could be a good idea to verify it is correctly adjusted. For our tunes to work best the crack pressure should be set at 6-7lbs with all tuning stages.

The big power increase from a stock 2017 to 2018 does come in part to it's higher stock boost levels. The two other major factors for the increased performance are a higher pressure fuel pump allowing the injectors to spray more efficiently. And basically a better stock tune format to start with vs. the stock 2017 model tune format.

Stock the 2017 X3's fuel pressure is roughly 59psi, and when working against 12-15 or more pounds of intake pressure from turbo boost the equation is inefficient fuel spray from the injectors. And for a static fuel pressure system as found in the X3 at higher the boost the less efficient the injectors become. For 2018 BRP has increased the X3's fuel pressure to roughly 67 psi increasing injector efficiency adding the potential for more power.

For these tunes to work you will need a 2018 or 2019 X3 Turbo R fuel pump BRP part number 709000979 or 79001057
. These tuning stages will not work with a stock 2017 fuel pump. As an alternative your 2017 stock fuel pump could be modified, or you could run an aftermarket fuel pump, and add an adjustable fuel pressure regulator.

Additional 2018 upgrades include a new intercooler and fan, which are not required to add additional performance. A higher performance head pipe / catalytic converter which you would need to attain the exact Stage 1 performance numbers. And an improved belt, so if you want to run BRP belts you should get that belt. We will not be selling these additional 2018 upgrades, they are not essential to attaining the 2018 wheel horsepower performance increases.

Tuning stages 1-3int are meant to be used with a good quality premium fuel with a minimum octane rating of 91 and performance at an average of 15.5 pounds of boost. Your wastegate crack pressure should be checked and set for stock 6lb to 7lb, if in doubt add a pound. Also there is no need for larger fuel injectors. Stages 2+ I would suggest performance clutching, KWI is the most knowledgeable clutching experts with the X3.

If you are looking to upgrade your 2017 X3 to the Stock 2018 X3 Turbo R spec we can do that for you. Select the "2018 Stock Turbo R" tune and we can reformat your ECU to the stock 2018 format, you will need the 2018 Turbo R fuel pump. No need to stop at the dealer!

We have a Stage 1 tune for an all stock machine (stock exhaust) that makes a very impressive 163.5 real wheel HP which is an increase of 40.7 HP over a stock 2017. If you want these exact performance numbers you will need the 2018 X3 Turbo R head pipe / catalytic converter. For the 2017 stock head pipe / catalytic converter expect HP numbers to be down 1-2HP.

Our Stage 2 is tuned for use with a modified exhaust, either a cat delete pipe running the stock muffler. Or inversely a performance muffler running the stock cat pipe. Both have proven to be a similar performance mod removing some of the stock exhaust restriction. At 165.4 real wheel HP and an increase of 42.6 HP over stock.

For a full performance exhaust that removes the stock catalytic converter and has an open performance muffler we have a Stage 3. With an increase of 45.4 HP over stock this tune runs about 168 rear wheel HP. We have tested this with a Trinity Full System, our own in house made Bullet race muffler and the new Treal Performance 3" system. Power gains are very similar over all the open performance exhausts tested with slight low end TQ gains in favor of the 3" and really loud Bullet. Overall max HP is very very similar with any open performance exhaust we have tested.

Now for the best power on pump gas and my favorite our Stage 3int tune setup to be used with out X3 Velocity Intake System. At well over 170 rear wheel HP these are numbers we didn't see with the 2017 X3 until you started running high boost and high octane fuel. It was easy with the 2018 Stage 3int tune to get a HP number over 177 doing a "hero run" on a cooled down car, the 173.7 rear wheel HP number you see on the dyno graph is representative of no BS on an X3 that is up to full temp and had been run over and over.

Stage 4 tunes require a minimum of 93 octane unleaded fuel for safety and best performance.

New e85 tuning now available, includes larger fuel injectors. After months of tuning and testing our e85 tunes are finally available. These tuning stages require larger fuel injectors which are included (genuine Bosch OEM Turbo) with hardware. Gas tuning stages with these injectors are in development now. I have also included an ECO 15psi performance tune for switch on the fly performance with 18psi in Sport Mode. Our e85 tuning reflects performance when running 85% ethanol pump e85. Check your local stations for availability, if in doubt of your fuels ethanol content check with your local fuel supplier or purchase a testing unit.

  • Fast 24 hour turn around time,
    • you send yours in we will send it right back the next day
    • free Priority Mail 2-3 day delivery
  • If you want to keep your stock ECU stock we can program a new one for you, you would still need to send yours in to read.

Tuning Stages:
    • 2018 Stock X3 Turbo R
      • 14 psi average boost (stock 2018 Turbo R)
      • CanAm Advertised 172 motor Horsepower Potential
    Performance Stages using the Stock Airbox
    • Stage 1 15.5psi - minimum 91 octane Stock Exhaust
      • +40.7 HP to the wheels
      • Average of 163.5 Rear Wheel Horsepower
    • Stage 2 15.5psi - minimum 91 octane
      • Requires Exhaust Mod (either cat delete or slip-on muffler)
      • +42.6 HP to the wheels
      • Average of 165.4 Rear Wheel Horsepower
    • Stage 3 15.5psi - minimum 91 octane
      • Requires Full Performance Exhaust
      • +45.4 HP to the wheels
      • Average of 168.4 Rear Wheel Horsepower
    • Stage 4 16psi - minimum 93 octane
      • Requires Full Performance Exhaust
      • +53.6 HP to the wheels
      • Average of 172.7 Rear Wheel Horsepower

    Performance Stages tuned for use with a Velocity Intake
    Note: all of the following tunes were developed with a full performance exhaust system.
    • Stage 3int 15.5psi - minimum 91 octane
      • Requires Full Performance Exhaust
      • +50.9 HP to the wheels
      • Average of 173.7 Rear Wheel Horsepower
    • Stage 4int 16psi - minimum 93 octane
      • Requires Full Performance Exhaust
      • +53.6 HP to the wheels
      • Average of 176.4 Rear Wheel Horsepower

    Larger Injector and e85 Tunes Available Please Call

    All Power Level Features
    • 2018 X3 Turbo R Tune Format
    • Increased Turbo Boost psi
    • Removed Torque Limiters
    • Removed Speed Limiters (optional)
    • Sport Low (optional)
    • Improved Throttle Response over Stock
    • Performance Spark Timing
    • Optimized Fuel Maps for great power and throttle response
    • Increased RPM limiter
      • Suggested set to 8600rpm
      • Totally optional, your choice stock or higher
    • Lower cooling fan on/off temps (optional)
    • Add the ability to start the engine with no brake in any gear
    • No need for run a piggyback fuel controller
    • Retains ECO mode
    • Ready for your performance clutch tuning
    • Left foot brake enabled
    • Free Warranty/Recall Flashback Protection*
    • Upgrade your tune anytime and just pay the cost difference

    US Customer Shipping Options
    • Free USPS Priority 2-3 Day Delivery
      • you send yours in we will send it right back the next day
    • 2-Day UPS Delivery
      • you send yours in we will send it right back the next day
    • Next Day UPS Delivery
      • you send yours in we will send it right back the next day

    Upgrading your existing pwrtune

    If you have already have a 2017 X3 pwrTune tune and would like to upgrade click here

    How to Order

    Step 1, select your tuning stage based on the performance modifications you have made for exhaust and intake, and the fuel you intend to run
    Step 2, choose the correct model/year where applicable
    Step 3, select your options for RPM limit, fan temp, etc.
    Step 4, send your ECU to us:

    Malone Motorsports
    2439 NE 282nd Ave
    Camas, WA 98607

    Note: If you are purchasing a new ECU for a CanAm vehicle you will still need to send in your original ECU to us so that it can be read and "cloned" into the new ECU. UPS and USPS is preferred, please do not send "FedEx direct signature required"

    Step 5, once we receive your ECU into the shop we can make the modifications necessary and sent the ECU back out the next business day. Typically same day service is very hard to promise, and there are occasions were we are not at the shop for a day or two (in this case you would be notified after you order whether there is an upcoming day that our shop would be closed).

    Upgrading your tune to a higher level

    Do you already have a Power Tune in your X3 and want to move up to a higher power level tuning stage? You never pay the full price for a new tune on the same machine. Upgrade your tuning stage for $100 you can order online here $100 Tune Upgrade. Tune upgrades apply to the original tune purchaser / owner, fuel injectors and / or Power Visions do not apply. Send an email to discuss or ask any questions. The minimum charge for a upgrade or downgrade on your tune is $100.

    Free Warranty/Recall Flashback Protection

    If you have a problem in the future, clutch blows up, EPS stops working, and you gotta take it in for warranty work. Or a factory recall comes up and you need to take your machine in?? No worries, we've got you covered with Free Warranty/Recall Flashback Protection. What does this mean? Basically if you have an issue and need your stock ECU back to stock we will flash it back to stock for you no charge. How? When you send in your ECU first we will read your stock flash and save the information under your name. If you need it "back to stock" in the future you can send your ECU back, we will put your stock flash right back on your original ECU. If the dealer needs to connect to your ECU it will be yours, and stock, and never looks like it had been touched! Matching serial numbers, matching everything. And, we will even send it back free of charge Priority Shipping within 24 hours of receiving it. After the work is done, send it back to us (again) and free of charge we will flash it back to a pwrTune full performance tune and send it back to you. This does only apply to your first instance (one Recall and/or one Warranty Issue), after one time the fee will be $20 each flash and you'd have to pay for shipping.

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