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Old 01-11-2013, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by LuckyFlop View Post
errr.....reflash? no clue what that is..??
On older cars and the M50 BMWs, the fuel maps and other engine control data are hard coded onto a removable EPROM chip. Simply pop out the chip and put a new one with different parameters and your engine program is different from

Newer OBDII cars don't have these removable chips. Instead you plug a unit into the OBDII port and it will upload the new programming to the DME. This is called a reflash.

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Ok...this is getting ridiculous. Someone come buy a few of these things.

Originally Posted by SlimKlim View Post
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