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      10-27-2020, 01:18 PM   #1
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Existing coding/mod question

I recently acquired a preowned '18 M3 and I'd like to purchase and use Bimmercode. Looks like an amazing app.

I *think* some subtle coding modifications may have been made to my car before I purchased it (side mirror dip depth, Start/Stop memory, last driving config memory) but was wondering if this will show up, so I know for sure, when I activate Bimmercode. Maybe it will notify me via the related setting if it was done via Bimmercode but not if it was with another app (like Carly)? Any guidance would be appreciated!
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Confirming by "yes" you mean "this will show up, so I know for sure, when I activate Bimmercode." Is that the case?
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It's going to show you what the code/setting is set to. If its not standard, you'll know it was coded! Play around with Bimmercode as much as you like, but I would stay away from the expert mode for the time being, thats where you can screw up stuff
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It's going to show you what the code/setting is set to. If its not standard, you'll know it was coded! Play around with Bimmercode as much as you like, but I would stay away from the expert mode for the time being, thats where you can screw up stuff
Great. Thank you! Ordering the ODB Adapter today. Any recommendation?
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I used the lighting to enet cable, faster and more stable
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Last driving config memory.
From which module can this option be changed? I did not find it. (Front Electronic Module)
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Last driving config memory.
From which module can this option be changed? I did not find it. (Front Electronic Module)
Which config?
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While on the topic - is there a preference between Bimmercode or Carly? What are the Pro's or Con'ts
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While on the topic - is there a preference between Bimmercode or Carly? What are the Pro's or Con'ts
I received the ODB Adapter (Veepeak OBDCheck BLE+ - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076XVQMVS..._TklOFb6DJRKBM) and downloaded the Bimmercode app earlier this week. I coded a few items yesterday and must say that Bimmercode is an absolute breeze. Great UI. Easy to understand. Easy to use. And relatively quick, too.

Only qualms I have are:
- It has to do a full 'download' of the car's config each time you plug it in. I went one by one with my coding, to make sure each update worked. In hindsight, I should've done all the coding I wanted all at once. Just had concerns I would get some errors/issues (I did not).
- It's a little tricky to find some of the settings, but a quick search on the forums will get you what you need.
- I got a couple connection errors, likely because the phone was too far away from the adapter. Remedied it by putting the phone in the driver's side footwell before pressing 'code' each time. Silly, but wanted to share.

Overall, very happy with Veepeak + Bimmercode. Haven't used Carly so can't do a direct comparison, but above is my $0.02.
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