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      08-28-2012, 10:35 AM   #111
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Hey April1,

I should be getting my X3 in approx. 3 weeks now and I wanted to get in to coding a few of the variables in my car as well. Do you still have any of the ENET Cables? Or a reputable source that I may be able to buy them off of?

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The price is very good, and it looks like a quality build. While I do not know anyone who has purchased their ENET Interface Cable, several E-Series owners have spoken very highly about their BMW INPA / Ediabas K+DCAN USB Interface cable, so I would expect the quality to be the same.

Of course ATOMIS (Codecard) remains an option as well:

ATOMIS (aka Codecard) in Lithuania:
http://www.codecard.lt/electronics/t.../prod_651.html
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      08-28-2012, 11:51 AM   #112
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If April1 is out; look here:

One-Stop Electronics (China)
http://www.one-stop-electronics.com/...&product_id=20

Price: $29.00
Paypal details:
info@one-stop-electronics.com

The price is very good, and it looks like a quality build. While I do not know anyone who has purchased their ENET Interface Cable, several E-Series owners have spoken very highly about their BMW INPA / Ediabas K+DCAN USB Interface cable, so I would expect the quality to be the same.

Of course ATOMIS (Codecard) remains an option as well:

ATOMIS (aka Codecard) in Lithuania:
http://www.codecard.lt/electronics/t.../prod_651.html
April1 will never be easily out., will give you continued support Members who have interacted, should say about the quality and service, not me.
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      08-28-2012, 12:22 PM   #113
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If I ever need another one, you would be my first call.
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      08-28-2012, 04:48 PM   #114
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2013 F25 35i

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close trunk/tailgate on FOB
close trunk/tailgate on button driverside
DVD in Motion
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temp and pressure to TPMS screen


anything else good out there!??

thank you April1!
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      08-28-2012, 09:51 PM   #115
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April1 is very good quality with great service
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      08-28-2012, 10:43 PM   #116
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I bought a cable from April1 and it works perfectly. It was an easy decision because of all the work he has put into F25 coding. We should support him.
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April1 will never be easily out., will give you continued support Members who have interacted, should say about the quality and service, not me.
Haha. Do you have a paypal then or an email I could reach you at. I don't have the required amount of posts to be able to message you directly.

I would rather support you and all the work you have done for the F25 community as well.
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      08-29-2012, 01:29 AM   #118
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Look at the first post, post changed to use newly available psdz data file 47.4
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      08-31-2012, 07:43 PM   #119
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Many have asked me if it is really necessary to switch over to data 47.4 from earlier used 46.3.

We have not seen noticeable issues with dataset 47.4 with 2011-2013 cars but yes you might need dataset 47.4 for the cars coming out of production now. Dataset 46.3 was very stable for earlier cars and unless you want to try new features, I dont see you to change over to new set immidiately. This is my personal opinion. Datasets will keep changing in future, that doesnt mean you should continue to chase them.

In reality, most of the people just want few features to be added and once they are done, they dont want further chnages.
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Many have asked me if it is really necessary to switch over to data 47.4 from earlier used 46.3.

We have not seen noticeable issues with dataset 47.4 with 2011-2013 cars but yes you might need dataset 47.4 for the cars coming out of production now. Dataset 46.3 was very stable for earlier cars and unless you want to try new features, I dont see you to change over to new set immidiately. This is my personal opinion. Datasets will keep changing in future, that doesnt mean you should continue to chase them.

In reality, most of the people just want few features to be added and once they are done, they dont want further chnages.
Any new features too would only come if you first flashed the firmware on an ECU, as without that, you are using the identical CAFD as what is already on the car.
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Question - in relation to coding, what does having the software updated, i.e. the Service Bulletin update to eliminate throttle lag, do? Does it update the CAFD? Does it flash the ECU firmware? Something different?
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Question - in relation to coding, what does having the software updated, i.e. the Service Bulletin update to eliminate throttle lag, do? Does it update the CAFD? Does it flash the ECU firmware? Something different?
Generally an SIB requiring a software update will specify a minimum Integration Level (I-Level). That I-Level "package" itself will contain a minimum firmware level for each ECU. When you bring your car in for the I-Level update, ISTA/P will initiate a "Measures Plan", which looks at each ECU's firmware, and updates only those ECU's without the minimum level required by the new I-Level. If your car's I-Level is fairly new, that could only be a couple ECU's. If the car's I-Level is a couple years old, it could be every ECU. If the firmware is updated, a corresponding updated CAFD will be needed to code the ECU's new firmware.
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Question - in relation to coding, what does having the software updated, i.e. the Service Bulletin update to eliminate throttle lag, do? Does it update the CAFD? Does it flash the ECU firmware? Something different?
Cafd files only provide values or decisions to ECU firmware. SIB upgrade updates the ECU firmware itself, thus upgrade may have same or different set of values.

Throttle lag was updated by Varying the torque-speed characteristics. I'm sure it is implemented thru series of data points but not sure where that data reside.
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Hello,

My friend purchased F06 gran coupe.
I would like to coding F06 of him.
What is required?
E89 of me is coded myself.(ncsexpert)
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Hello,

My friend purchased F06 gran coupe.
I would like to coding F06 of him.
What is required?
E89 of me is coded myself.(ncsexpert)
Steps and the requirement are given in the first post. We have to check if we can use F10 selector got your friends car.
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If you code a change into the ECU and BMW later does an update, does that update overwrite the changes you coded yourself? Will recoding be necessary to restore the desired changes?
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If you code a change into the ECU and BMW later does an update, does that update overwrite the changes you coded yourself? Will recoding be necessary to restore the desired changes?
If when the Dealer does the update, if that particular ECU is updated by them, then yes, you will loose you custom coding and will have to recode it.
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You may have to re-code, but if you already have the software installed on a laptop and the proper cable, the re-code will only take a few minutes.
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can someone please PM me the 47.4 rapidshare links!!?? Please.

I want to do the Auto start –stop remember last setting code on my 2013 F25

Also, any know if "remember last setting for sport, comfort, ECO is available?

thanks!!!
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can someone please PM me the 47.4 rapidshare links!!?? Please.

I want to do the Auto start –stop remember last setting code on my 2013 F25

Also, any know if "remember last setting for sport, comfort, ECO is available?

thanks!!!
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Hopefuly this will help!!!???

I have coded items already with April1's help. seems that I can't get to the auto start stop without 47.4 (?)


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What is needed for coding:
  1. ENET cable
  2. E-Sys software 3.18.4 with installation password and coding PIN
  3. psdzdata 47.4
  4. A dedicated laptop with Windows XP (preferred) or Windows 7 with minimum 44 GB of free space
  5. Software installer (optional), files attached
  6. Backup utility for CAF files (optional), file attached
  7. Useful Cheat Sheet for F25, file attached
Can you tell me where I could find E-Sys software 3.18.4 with installation password and coding PIN, and psdzdata 47.4?

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