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      12-29-2019, 03:52 PM   #23
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Has any one else found that the CS MDM allows for more slip angle than the GTS MDM? This is by the scientific seat of the pants measurement by the way.
I have not tried the GTS MDM, but I do find the CS MDM to be quite permissive a low speeds (below 100km/h / 62 mph). Above that it gets closer and closer to full DSC as the speed increases.

I find the CS stock MDM to be much better and more refined than the Euro MDM I had coded on my 2015 M4. Still way too restrictive for dry track use though...
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The grey boxes indicate esys doesn't identify an update for that portion the ECU in the calculated TAL. I went back and loaded the TAL originally executed and took a screenshot for you. Check the same boxes.
Awesome, thanks! I figured it was something like that, but wanted to confirm in case there really was something wrong with how I set things up. Last thing I want is to partially flash an incompatible part of firmware and brick the unit!

BTW, any reason to believe there would be any incompatibilities going all the way from 16-03-504 to 19-07-562 on these four ECUs without updating the others?
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I have not tried the GTS MDM, but I do find the CS MDM to be quite permissive a low speeds (below 100km/h / 62 mph). Above that it gets closer and closer to full DSC as the speed increases.

I find the CS stock MDM to be much better and more refined than the Euro MDM I had coded on my 2015 M4. Still way too restrictive for dry track use though...
Well I have not tried the Euro MDM so can't comment on that but I do find that the diff coding for GTS feels like the rear finds the most traction, CS finds a lot and then turns a little hooligan with ZCP always wanting to act like a hooligan when pushed.
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      12-30-2019, 08:33 AM   #26
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In the guide, esys is configured to "Write VCM/MSM after TAL execution". Is this only needed for the istep update, or is it needed for VO coding too? I'm wondering if I can VO code the M4 CS settings to the relevant ECUs while still maintaining the F80 chassis code.
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In the guide, esys is configured to "Write VCM/MSM after TAL execution". Is this only needed for the istep update, or is it needed for VO coding too? I'm wondering if I can VO code the M4 CS settings to the relevant ECUs while still maintaining the F80 chassis code.
Nevermind, I was looking at an older version of the guide. The latest version addressed this.

The good news is I was able to successfully flash to the latest istep for these ECUs and VO code the CS options. No faults after resetting EDC and GHAS, and the car feels good over a few mile test drive. The bad news is I have no idea how much of the change is due to CS coding! With such a jump in software versions, I'm not sure which parts are due to the CS coding, and which are just from the newer software. But in any case, the end result is good!

Thanks for the guide!
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      12-31-2019, 12:04 PM   #28
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Quick question...

Why are two different versions of e-sys used in the guide?

Is it not possible just to use 3.28.1?

I'd be looking (for now) just to enable the CS EDC function.

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Quick question...

Why are two different versions of e-sys used in the guide?

Is it not possible just to use 3.28.1?

I'd be looking (for now) just to enable the CS EDC function.

Thanks
The guidance I've seen for FXX software updates is use the latest version of e-sys to flash. The older version is used for FDL coding. I don't have access to a token to unlock FDL editing on version 3.33.4. If you Google 'Fxx-/Ixx-/Gxx-series Coding: (No Request) Latest Software Links', you will find a link to download 3.33.4 in the first post.
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Having my f80 zcp flashed for gts dct, suspension, steering etc. Just looking for owners thoughts on the changes that it made that you actually felt.
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Manage to flash ghas and eps today, all verified.

When I verified dsc it still was stating f80.

Does anyone know if there are other salapa elements I need to remove as my car is non zcp?

Also anyone know how to code euro mdm?
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Has anyone with a 2018 M3 ZCP tried these settings? Is there any real discerning difference with the CS settings?
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Having my f80 zcp flashed for gts dct, suspension, steering etc. Just looking for owners thoughts on the changes that it made that you actually felt.
I felt the steering immediately, much more natural. The suspension can't be GTS due to the hardware and the dct change is a huge change that makes it feel like a new car. MDM is less intrusive and the diff feels like it wants to find traction instead of being a hooligan. Hope that helps.
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DIY: Code M3 ZCP to M4 CS steering, differential, DSC, and EDC settings

I don't have to sell you on the reasons why or why not to do this. I want the DIYer to be able to use M4 CS coding without expensive apps and adapters or charge per session remote coding. The coding community had most of the documentation online for those willing to search. Please try out the coding guide. It worked for my car, but this is a do at your own risk activity with zero warranty implied.

My car is a 6 speed, so I didn't get the opportunity to do a DCT flash. See https://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1326049 for info on DCT/EGS coding.

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2019/12/31 - Added M4 GTS option codes. Reworded ECU update step for clarity. Provided screenshot with boxes to check for ECU update step.
2019/09/07 - Added option codes table and validations for M3 ZCP and M3 CS settings. Removed all VCM writes from coding procedures. Reduced number of steps required to code. Tested coding procedure with 2017 M3 ZCP, 2018 M3 CS, and 2019 M4 CS options.

Read the guide:
https://mega.nz/#!Sfh0kSRb!t2JAXQ4gi...RHXwHFHHpcvXlo
Thanks for putting the info together, that's very helpful.

Curious on one thing though, why does the psdzdata used have to be older than 03/2019? What's the issue with upgrading these modules to the latest version?

I know for the DME many people avoid upgrading to 03/2019+ as there are issues with tuning DMEs on these versions, but for the DSC, EDC etc I would love to know the reason for not updating to the newer versions as I'm having a hard time finding working links for Full psdzdata for 11/2018 or 07/2018 versions.
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I know it has been asked before, but I wanted to verify. I have other things coded like doors unlocking and windows up with the key fob, ect. Doing this coding wont effect any of that except overwriting eruo mdm?
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Thanks for putting the info together, that's very helpful.

Curious on one thing though, why does the psdzdata used have to be older than 03/2019? What's the issue with upgrading these modules to the latest version?

I know for the DME many people avoid upgrading to 03/2019+ as there are issues with tuning DMEs on these versions, but for the DSC, EDC etc I would love to know the reason for not updating to the newer versions as I'm having a hard time finding working links for Full psdzdata for 11/2018 or 07/2018 versions.
Huh... I missed that in the guide. I updated the four ECUs to 07/19 without issue. I hope I didn't screw anything up. It seems to be working okay, though I don't have a good baseline for how this change is "supposed" to feel.
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After decoding VINs for M3 CS and M4 CS models and VO coding the options, I found the settings for M3 CS are different than M4 CS.

DSC = Unique settings per model. M3 ZCP is F80_CP, M3 CS is F80, and M4 CS is F82_GTS. If M4 CS is coded, the TPMS is disabled.
EPS = M3 ZCP and M3 CS have the same value, "F80, F82, default". M4 CS is set to F82GTS
GHAS =M3 CS and M4 CS have the same value, F082GTS. The M3 ZCP is F080 + M_Competition / High is aktiv.
VDC = Unique settings per model. M3 ZCP is F80_Comp, M3 CS is F86_Comp, and M4 CS is F85_Comp.

I tried the M3 CS coding and didn't care for the steering weight. It was back to normal ZCP weight and I want the lighter steering weight from M4 CS/GTS coding. I also chose the M3 CS VDC/EDC specific coding. I haven't driven it yet to attempt to feel any differences. The guide has been updated with the option code information required to use these settings.
I wanted to check myself what the differences were for DSC, EPS, GHAS, and VDC/EDC between a civic M3 and the M3 CS codings and found slightly different results than those posted above.

The way I did it was by editing my FA file to M3 CS Type Code 8M93 and added 7ME and 9MR. I then used E-sys to generate an SVT file based on the edited FA. Using the generated SVT file I was able to generate CAFD files for DSC, EPS, GHAS, and VDC that would hypothetically be written to the car. Using the CAFD compare tool to compare civic M3 CAFD files and the generated M3 CS CAFD files, the GHAS and VDC changes it showed matched what you posted above. Example of VDC/EDC differences between civic M3 and M3 CS:





However, for EPS it showed me that "Variantcodierung Normal" would be coded to "F82GTS" and not F80, F82, Default. It also showed that there is another change under "Reserved_2_1", but not sure what that is:





For DSC I'm a bit unsure as I tried to generate the CAFD file multiple times each time trying something different but I kept getting an error message on the CAFD compare tool. So I used the generated CS CAFD file in the FDL editor on E-Sys and it showed that "C_Variante_Fahrzeug_e" would be coded to "UNK_PARAM_0" and not "F80". Out of Curiosity I checked in the editor what were the other options, and it showed F80, F80_CP, F80_CRT, F82, F82_CP, F82_GTS, F87, UNK_PARAM_1, UNK_PARAM_2, UNK_PARAM_3, UNK_PARAM_4. F80_CRT definitely caught my attention as I'm not aware that BMW made a F80 CRT. Eitherway below is the screenshot:





So as said, while I can't be 100% certain on the DSC changes for the M3 CS, but the EPS changes are showing me that it should be F82GTS just like the M4 CS changes and not F80, F82, Default.

If anyone has untampered M3 CS CAFD files or their FA and SVT Actual files that is willing to share with me, I'd be glad to confirm. Hope that helps.
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I wanted to check myself what the differences were for DSC, EPS, GHAS, and VDC/EDC between a civic M3 and the M3 CS codings and found slightly different results than those posted above.

The way I did it was by editing my FA file to M3 CS Type Code 8M93 and added 7ME and 9MR. I then used E-sys to generate an SVT file based on the edited FA. Using the generated SVT file I was able to generate CAFD files for DSC, EPS, GHAS, and VDC that would hypothetically be written to the car. Using the CAFD compare tool to compare civic M3 CAFD files and the generated M3 CS CAFD files, the GHAS and VDC changes it showed matched what you posted above. Example of VDC/EDC differences between civic M3 and M3 CS:



You can easily generate it using E-Sys.


However, for EPS it showed me that "Variantcodierung Normal" would be coded to "F82GTS" and not F80, F82, Default:





For DSC I'm a bit unsure as I tried to generate the CAFD file multiple times each time trying something different but I kept getting an error message on the CAFD compare tool. So I used the generated CS CAFD file in the FDL editor on E-Sys and it showed that "C_Variante_Fahrzeug_e" would be coded to "UNK_PARAM_0" and not "F80". Out of Curiosity I checked in the editor what were the other options, and it showed F80, F80_CP, F80_CRT, F82, F82_CP, F82_GTS, F87, UNK_PARAM_1, UNK_PARAM_2, UNK_PARAM_3, UNK_PARAM_4. F80_CRT definitely caught my attention as I'm not aware that BMW made a F80 CRT. Eitherway below is the screenshot:





So as said, while I can't be 100% certain on the DSC changes for the M3 CS, but the EPS changes are showing me that it should be F82GTS just like the M4 CS changes and not F80, F82, Default.

If anyone has untampered M3 CS CAFD files or an SVT Actual file that is willing to share with me, I'd be glad to confirm. Hope that helps.
You can easily generate it using E-sys
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You can easily generate it using E-sys
Ummm, not sure which part of my post wasn't clear.

I'm aware you can generate the CAFD files using E-Sys "easily", and I did that, hence the screenshots of the comparisons. But the DSC CAFD file generated using E-Sys seems to be somewhat corrupt as it gives errors when I try to use in the compare tool. I tried generating it multiple times, same result. The other CAFD files generated for EPS, GHAS, and VDC worked fine.
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Curious on one thing though, why does the psdzdata used have to be older than 03/2019? What's the issue with upgrading these modules to the latest version?
I canít find exactly what gave me the impression you couldnít use newer data. I know I was being paranoid about locking out my DME from flash tunes over OBD port. I thought but havenít found that M4 GTS software was removed after this as well. There shouldnít be a problem flashing the ecus in the guide with newer software. The early version quoted was the first one with CS models present.
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@BuLoOoSki what psdzdata version did you use when generating the cafd files that differ from the guide? Iíd like to try that version and see if I get the same results you did. I would have stuck with full M3 CS coding had it not been for the EPS being exactly the same as my M3 CP with the version I used. The F82GTS EPS setting is so much better.
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I know it has been asked before, but I wanted to verify. I have other things coded like doors unlocking and windows up with the key fob, ect. Doing this coding wont effect any of that except overwriting eruo mdm?
It will only affect settings on the ECUs that are coded. Euro MDM will be overwritten. The rest of those setting should be in body ECUs and shouldn't be affected by coding DSC, EPS, GHAS and VDC.
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@BuLoOoSki what psdzdata version did you use when generating the cafd files that differ from the guide? Iíd like to try that version and see if I get the same results you did. I would have stuck with full M3 CS coding had it not been for the EPS being exactly the same as my M3 CP with the version I used. The F82GTS EPS setting is so much better.
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I satisfied my curiosity tonight by updating to 4.17.30. The options were coded for M3CP, M3CS, and M4CS before and after the update. Before the update, switching to M3CS coding would result in the settings I originally recorded. After the update, they match what you calculated. The bonus is that C_Funktion_RDCi_l is set to aktiv with M3CS coding. No FDL editing required.

I'll update the guide to reflect actual values and suggest using recent psdzdata files.
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