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i need someone local to update my M3 files to the ZCP coding for brakes and steering rack.
my windows laptop is kaput and know my Mac can't do this. know anyone?
 

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Is it the ABS module you need coded? Or is it something else?

I'm not very experienced with NCS Expert, but I could definitely set up your Windows laptop with the full BMW Standard Tools 2.12 suite, including INPA, WinKFP, NCS Expert, etc. At least that would give you a platform through which you could tweak stuff.

Edit: is this what you need done?
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/archive/index.php/t-371119.html

If you want to discuss details you can PM me your phone number and I'll call you. :hi:
 

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Found my logs. Looks like I have the latest Software?

Unit Date VIN Odometer Assembly Software Service Dealer Tester Program ver.
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DME* -> 22.11.04 WBAEV53485KM08662 0 km 7.549.088 7.549.342 0.000.000 012321 42324 0044570LM00S
09.02.07 WBAEV53485KM08662 31200 km 7.561.522 7.561.523 0.000.000 012321 42324 0044570LO00S
06.03.07 WBAEV53485KM08662 52200 km 7.561.522 7.561.523 0.000.000 011111 12345 0044570LO00S
 

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Found my logs. Looks like I have the latest Software?

Unit Date VIN Odometer Assembly Software Service Dealer Tester Program ver.
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DME* -> 22.11.04 WBAEV53485KM08662 0 km 7.549.088 7.549.342 0.000.000 012321 42324 0044570LM00S
09.02.07 WBAEV53485KM08662 31200 km 7.561.522 7.561.523 0.000.000 012321 42324 0044570LO00S
06.03.07 WBAEV53485KM08662 52200 km 7.561.522 7.561.523 0.000.000 011111 12345 0044570LO00S
Yeah, you already have the latest version, 7561522. There is no newer version listed in the MDS451.HIS file. Interesting that it was flashed twice with the same version, on 2/9/2007 and again on 3/6/2007.
 

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Is it the ABS module you need coded? Or is it something else?

I'm not very experienced with NCS Expert, but I could definitely set up your Windows laptop with the full BMW Standard Tools 2.12 suite, including INPA, WinKFP, NCS Expert, etc. At least that would give you a platform through which you could tweak stuff.

Edit: is this what you need done?
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/archive/index.php/t-371119.html

If you want to discuss details you can PM me your phone number and I'll call you. :hi:
Yep that is what I need done :thumbup:
 

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Any way you could get me the proper setup on my computer? Thanks
 

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Any way you could get me the proper setup on my computer? Thanks
Yeah, no problem. It takes an hour or so to install and configure and test everything, assuming you have a working Windows 7 laptop. Wanna come over next Sunday? This time I'll give you directions to avoid the speed bumps, there's a different road to take. Text me and let me know.
 

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I went today to meet Scott and to get my car's DME and EGS updated. WOW..the difference is night and day. Shifts are much smoother. It took about an hour for my car, but definitely worth the wait. He took the time to explain step by step what he was doing and what software he's using. He offered to setup the software on my computer as well.
He made sure everything was working correctly before I left. I highly recommend going to Scott to get your software updated. Thank you so much for doing this!
 

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I went today to meet Scott and to get my car's DME and EGS updated. WOW..the difference is night and day. Shifts are much smoother. It took about an hour for my car, but definitely worth the wait. He took the time to explain step by step what he was doing and what software he's using. He offered to setup the software on my computer as well.
He made sure everything was working correctly before I left. I highly recommend going to Scott to get your software updated. Thank you so much for doing this!
Glad to hear there is a noticable difference. It took about 45 minutes for the DME and only about 10 minutes for the EGS. We used my jumper cables connected to my E32 - which has a massive battery - as extra capacity during the update. It all went flawlessly.

He has the SULEV motor, which uses the MS45.1 DME. We updated that and his EGS (automatic transmission) with WinKFP and verified the new assembly numbers in INPA. We had to reset adapatations again - I reset them before updating - and clear both DME and EGS errors with INPA a few times before everything was done.
 

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Another free service I have been doing for my fellow e46fanatics members is helping them get INPA and WinKFP working correctly on their laptops by connecting remotely. PM me if you need help on this.
 

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Just updated the DME on xlonelydrifterx's 2001 330i MT. It had MS43 with the original 7510557 firmware, so we updated it to 7571613 which is the latest. Both phases of the update only took about 20 minutes. To assure steady voltage during the update we used jumper cables connected to my E39. After the DME update, I reset adaptations, attempted an engine start, and then cleared the DME error codes. Then it started right up. It's common for a no-start immediately after a DME or EGS update, so you clear DME adaptations, attempt a start, then clear DME error codes, and repeat this if necessary until it starts.

He had been having an intermittent rough running engine problem and trying to track it down. It ran fine at my house so we just inspected for anything obvious. Lots of PM was already done and that 15-year old engine compartment had lots of new parts. His friend noticed that the large positive cable that attaches at the jump-start lug under the hood was loose, so we tightened that down. It could be the source of the intermittent problem, time will tell.

Thanks to xlonelydrifterx and his friend for helping me unload the BBQ from the back of my truck!
 

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Any way you could get me the proper setup on my computer? Thanks
Not sure if I replied to this yet or not. Yeah, we can install all the software remotely if you don't want to drive back out to my house. You need to get a K-CAN cable first, so we can test it once it's set up. I will try to find an ebay link that includes the cable and software together and send it to you.

PM me to make time to set up your laptop with the software.
 

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I have the same cable you used. Yes we can team viewer it but I'm away from my car for a few months so I won't be able to test

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Had a brief couple of chats with BaliDawg this afternoon.
I located a set of v41 daten files I had downloaded a few months ago, and he helped me get through winkfp to get the flash going.

My ZHP was updated to 7561522. Didn't even need to reset adaptations, it started right up on the first try. The immediate thing I noticed was that on a long acceleration, it was very smooth. No jerking, or stutter, even at 2700 RPM! Felt so nice, like it really should feel. I think my uneven idle is cured, as well.

(edit) UPDATE: After my successful test drive yesterday, I parked the car, got up this morning ready to drive to work, started the car, and it fired up, but stumbled badly. Then it went into an oscillating rpm loop between 1000-2000 rpm; wouldn't respond to throttle inputs. I shut it off and tried again; same thing. I shut it off, put PASoft back on, there were 2 codes, one said something about "throttle plate adaptations bad" (I was in a hurry so I didn't write it down). I cleared the DTC's, and set adaptations in the DME module in PASoft, started the car and everything was fine again.

So this should be a warning to anyone who does reflash their DME like this: it may not be the first restart after the flash that causes trouble! Reset your adaptations either way.

(edit 2) UPDATE: I do not know if it's because I'm driving more aggressively or what - but my fuel economy after the flash update seems to have taken a bit of a hit. Before, I was able to get 29 mpg on sustained highway driving, and now it's more like 25-26. On average, my mpg was about 24, but now it's closer to 21. I'll admit that the smoother run through the 2500-3000 range makes me want to hit it more. :) So maybe that's why the fuel economy has gone down.
 

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Had a brief couple of chats with BaliDawg this afternoon.
I located a set of v41 daten files I had downloaded a few months ago, and he helped me get through winkfp to get the flash going.

My ZHP was updated to 7561522. Didn't even need to reset adaptations, it started right up on the first try. The immediate thing I noticed was that on a long acceleration, it was very smooth. No jerking, or stutter, even at 2700 RPM! Felt so nice, like it really should feel. I think my uneven idle is cured, as well.
Another satisified update customer! Extra credit to tristero for doing it all on his own, including setting up the software, importing the daten files, figuring out how to use WinKFP, etc. That's no small feat.
 

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Yeah I still want to get the programs runnnig, especially NCS, so I can code the LCM to EU and delete the corners
 

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Yeah I still want to get the programs runnnig, especially NCS, so I can code the LCM to EU and delete the corners
Let me know when we can set up your PC with the software. It helps if the cable can be plugged into your car for testing once everything is installed.

I assume you still have my number.
 

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I actually do not still have it. Also I still don't have the car or the cable at the moment

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Could you check mine??

i was looking for my old logs but the info displayed is not the same. although it does say
DME -> 7.533.652 WBAEV53494KM06899
Yeah, I will check it tonight when I get home from work and post the results here.

I see your production date is 2004-03-12, which is right in the middle of the period when the DMEs had the 2800RPM stutter. I bet you have the original DME firmware, right?
 
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