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      01-15-2013, 12:54 AM   #23
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Seems to not be prevalent anymore, but there used to be flashloader units that had far less functionality vs the new laptop driven software but you could switch between up to 10 different tunes. Did this with ESS and although more arcane vs using new laptop software, extremely convenient to reflash tunes (takes about 10-15 mins to do this), especially on the go (can keep in your glovebox).
Good info..Yeah I dont mind using a laptop just wanted to know if there was capability to flash different maps for octane rating on the fly.

So were all the maps loaded onto the ECU or do you switch back and forth within different laptop files.?
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      01-15-2013, 01:22 AM   #24
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Don't know how some of the tuners' laptop stuff works now (best to ask them) and whether you can still flash between different tunes....

I just have the flashloader handheld unit that plugs into the OBDII port, which is what tuners used (and some still use) before many migrated to laptop software/cable that plugs directly into the OBDII (you'll have to ask them how it works) As far as the handheld unit is concerned, up to 10 different tunes can be loaded via PC onto the handheld unit (that's where they are stored, NOT on the ECU) and I flash the particular map that I want to the ECU. Like I said takes 10-15 mins. I actually chose the handheld unit vs. the laptop software (both were available to me at the time) because I can flash anywhere/anytime since it is always in the car.


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Good info..Yeah I dont mind using a laptop just wanted to know if there was capability to flash different maps for octane rating on the fly.

So were all the maps loaded onto the ECU or do you switch back and forth within different laptop files.?
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      01-15-2013, 01:26 AM   #25
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You're referring to the dimsport handheld flashers which took about 3 times longer to flash and stores the files directly on the unit itself.

They work just fine although I prefer the laptop/cable solution as its more sophisticated.

Still no 'map switching' with those.
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      01-15-2013, 07:49 AM   #26
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Thanks for the offer. To be honest I really don't care. I texted him about it awhile back and never got a response. It doesn't matter to me so lets take it to PM or let it be.
I don't quite get it Mike. I'd say you care enough to call a guy out in public knowing he can't respond and now all of a sudden don't want to see a response that everybody else in the PUBLIC would also see. Kinda makes me even more curious now. I'll tell you this, in all fairness, any response should be in public not in PM.
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I agree with IMG , that's why I haven't responded to your PM and did so in "PUBLIC"

:: checking spelling:: last thing I want to do is irritate Mikey
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I agree with IMG , that's why I haven't responded to your PM and did so in "PUBLIC"

:: checking spelling:: last thing I want to do is irritate Mikey
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Mikey...lol
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Img: I texted him again, no reply. In case you haven't noticed this thread isn't about Robert Collins which is why I said PM me or forget it.

M33: only thing I asked you in your pm is if I upset you with my post. You started making snide/rude comments when I shared more information about what the OP asked. But I'm sure you'll spin it however you want to. Good job with the double post must have been anxious to call me 'Mikey'.

Please get a life no time to argue with you over nothing.
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Img: I texted him again, no reply. In case you haven't noticed this thread isn't about Robert Collins which is why I said PM me or forget it.

M33: only thing I asked you in your pm is if I upset you with my post. You started making snide/rude comments when I shared more information about what the OP asked. But I'm sure you'll spin it however you want to. Good job with the double post must have been anxious to call me 'Mikey'.

Please get a life no time to argue with you over nothing.
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Img: I texted him again, no reply. In case you
haven't noticed this thread isn't about Robert Collins which is
why I said PM me.
Mike you were the only person who brought up PG when you said he
refused to put your results in the database. I said I'd ask him
and any response will be made public not private. I'm trying to
help you so quit PMing me and calling me names.
I never came in any of your threads and disrespected you or your product so start giving respect to get it mike.
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Mike you were the only person who brought up PG when you said he
refused to put your results in the database. I said I'd ask him
and any response will be made public not private. I'm trying to
help you so quit PMing me and calling me names.
I never came in any of your threads and disrespected you or your product so start giving respect to get it mike.
You said you'd ask him and then you asked me if the response should be made public not private. I said to FORGET it. Then you continued to carry on. Then I PMed you and asked if you wanted me to delete the post where I said he wouldn't post my dynos. I explained to you that I received a response from him on everything else but never on that topic. Not PMing you and calling you names. I simply said that some people (such as m33) like to talk trash for no reason.

You never came in any of my threads and disrespected me, and I never disrespected you. So can you please just leave me alone and move on since were arguing about absolutely nothing? Thanks.
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wow SC and tunes threads always endup with some friendly arguments and great info
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Mike you were the only person who brought up PG when you said he
refused to put your results in the database. I said I'd ask him
and any response will be made public not private. I'm trying to
help you so quit PMing me and calling me names.
I never came in any of your threads and disrespected you or your product so start giving respect to get it mike.
You said you'd ask him and then you asked me if the response should be made public not private. I said to FORGET it. Then you continued to carry on. Then I PMed you and asked if you wanted me to delete the post where I said he wouldn't post my dynos. I explained to you that I received a response from him on everything else but never on that topic. Not PMing you and calling you names. I simply said that some people (such as m33) like to talk trash for no reason.

You never came in any of my threads and disrespected me, and I never disrespected you. So can you please just leave me alone and move on since were arguing about absolutely nothing? Thanks.
Fair enough Mike. Thx !
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What if one were getting knocking down low. Say around 1,600 RPM with the DCT lugging around in 7th like it likes to do and you step on the gas a little and hear the distinct sound of knocking going on? What's up with that. Isn't the DME suppose to adjust for that as it's happening?
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