BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
BPM Sport
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-29-2010, 11:46 AM   #23
Roman@ESS
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Roman@ESS's Avatar
108
Rep
2,663
Posts


 
Drives: ESS Supercharged E92 M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

iTrader: (5)

When writing aftermarket performance software for NA or for FI you need to have a file for each version of BMW's factory software as all of these software versions are different. Every vehicle and ECU we recieve is scanned to verify software version before we install a file. We then use the file that has been designed for that factory version of software. In a case where we get a new version in we have not seen we write a brand new file based on the changes BMW has made.

It is always best to have your car updated the most recent version of factory software before installing NA software or a supercharger system. Also in relation to DCT operation the DCT control unit and the ECU communicate with each other. The DCT depends on information from the ECU to operate properly. If the DCT recieves information from the ECU that it does not agree with it can cause performance issues.
Appreciate 0
      02-03-2010, 12:50 PM   #24
Radiation Joe
Veni Vidi Vici
Radiation Joe's Avatar
United_States
37
Rep
2,749
Posts

 
Drives: '11 JB/BBe-6sp-e90
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Macungie PA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 e90 M3-Sold  [4.25]
2003 RS6 - Sold  [0.00]
2009 e90 M3 - Gone  [0.00]
2003 M3 SOLD  [0.00]
old 2002  [5.00]
Dinan is releasing a new "MIPP" file this week that addresses the FC2B29 fault code which has shown up since ISTA/P 2.33 was released.
Appreciate 0
      02-03-2010, 03:05 PM   #25
AMPowerJ
One mod leads to another ...
AMPowerJ's Avatar
United_States
62
Rep
2,612
Posts

 
Drives: 2015 F80 M3
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Blythewood, SC

iTrader: (9)

All this trouble because cars now have computers with software. Just think about the day that hacks figure out how to send viruses to cars.
__________________

Current: 2015 F80 M3 (SS, Full Black Interior, 6MT, LED Lights, Adaptive Suspension, 19's)
Previous: 2013 E92 M3, 2013 F10 M5, 2009 E90 M3, 1998 E36 M3
Appreciate 0
      02-04-2010, 05:17 AM   #26
BarryC
Major
United_States
42
Rep
1,160
Posts

 
Drives: '13 LRP M3
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Kernersville NC

iTrader: (10)

LMB - where are you? Any further comments?

Thx,
BC
__________________
2014 M5
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST