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      12-15-2009, 10:54 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by PencilGeek View Post
I have to wonder what's the problem with making EDC compatible aftermarket shocks. Many of these companies already have electronically actuated shocks. In order to make them EDC compatible, they only need to intercept the CAN bus messages (assuming there are some) and/or the electronic activation signals. The CAN bus is a known commodity -- intercepting the messages is easy. It probably takes no more than 1-day of reverse-engineering to figure out the EDC enable/disable messages.

So what's wrong with these companies? Are you telling me they only know how to make shocks and have no idea how to reverse-engineer computer busses?

I can also assume that it also has to do with EDC related patents/license?