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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 06-03-2012, 05:03 AM   #61
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I have almost every tool known to man, and a lot of ones popular with primates too. I've been a professional mechanic since 1997. I have or have made a lot of bmw special tools, cab puller, rear wheel bearing puller/installer, many different size drivers for various suspension bushings. I really specialize in the e30,e28, and e24 but since my wife owns an e46 and my father has an e38 i've had to become proficient at working them too. For anything that needs computer diagnostics I have a friend down the street that has a chinese copy of the gt1 software. I have an obdII scanner but it doesn't really help me on the german stuff. I am a tractor trailer mechanic by trade and working on cars is my hobby. Sometimes I wish i had become a bmw mechanic but i'm glad i stuck with tractor trailers as i have never been out of a job and ended up purchasing the company i worked for after eight years of working there. Anyone in the delaware area? I'm always willing to help out or even drop by if your close enough.
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Old 06-03-2012, 08:07 AM   #62
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Someone chime in here. I have SSS and DIS, but would like a "dummies how to" on how to downlod the software. Purchased from ebay.
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:59 AM   #63
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There's a bunch of how-to posts on the web. Google is your friend.
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Old 06-05-2012, 07:49 PM   #64
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Someone chime in here. I have SSS and DIS, but would like a "dummies how to" on how to downlod the software. Purchased from ebay.
Once you get it installed, you'll understand why no one will be able to chime in with a quick "how to".

There's just so much to cover; it'd take a long time to write such a guide. I've written a couple guides that were much narrower in focus, and even those took quite a bit of time to write. Generally when one writes a set of instructions, one has to consider the steps where mistakes are made, where differences in configurations can lead to different instructions, and one also has to "translate" the information to a level that someone less skilled with computers can understand.

Basically, a comprehensive guide is the kind of work that many people get paid good money for. There are some decent instructions online, but you've got to put two and two together - that's the best you'll get for free.
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:04 PM   #65
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Does VMware reguire 64bit system?
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:27 PM   #66
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:01 PM   #67
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Can't get VMware to download
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:46 PM   #68
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Officially, all any of us can say is to buy it. If you wish to acquire it by other means, I recommend you go to a certain swedish website
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Old 06-21-2012, 04:50 AM   #69
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So... This is a list of the people and where they live who have pirated BMW software?
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:19 AM   #70
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- you can't "pirate" PA soft
- there's no way to know if somebody posting is a legit shop or not
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:13 PM   #71
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winkfp, progman..pa soft...able to program euro tunes...
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Old 08-19-2012, 11:47 AM   #72
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:23 PM   #73
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:43 AM   #74
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No-one in SoCal?
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Old 09-15-2012, 08:20 PM   #75
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I have INPA, I'm in western Michigan. Also VAG-COM for VW products and an older Carsoft for Mercedes.
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Old 09-29-2012, 03:11 PM   #76
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I have the PASoft Scanner 1.4. Hey Chris, I am in Clemson. Would it be OK for me to contact you if I need to for reprogramming stuff? Of course I will return the favor!
I have VAG COM too, works on B5 VW/Audi platform.

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Old 11-21-2012, 11:31 AM   #77
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I'm in SoCal. I have PASoft on a laptop and I'm in Camarillo which is on the 101 in Ventura County.

I'm very busy but if you PM me in advance you can stop by and use it.

I have both connectors because mine's a 1999 so I can read anybody's.

Don't expect to get much info out of me on coding stuff - be prepared ahead of time because I haven't worked much with it - just scanning and clearing codes. I haven't reprogrammed much. And I may not even be able to hang around while you scan your car because I have 4 kids.

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