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      03-06-2016, 05:32 PM   #1
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Anyone willing to spend an hour or so, showing me how to get started coding, in person? I'm only interested in doing my own car. I've used John at DC Metro for years. Sent him 3 emails, no bueno. Very disappointed since I gave him a STELLAR deal on Dinan Tune/MPE for his wife's 235i. Eh' it is what it is.

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Help me with things like:
Laptop to buy (unless I can use MacBook Pro)
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New 16' won't be on these shores till June 11(ish)... So plenty of time. Just need to start figuring out things now though.

I'll drive to wherever you are... Say, 2 hours from Baltimore in any direction.

I'm willing to pay for your time and knowledge.

I'd just like to hit the grown running... Like the day I take redelivery.

Plus, this would allow me to recode, when updates come out.

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Anyone willing to spend an hour or so, showing me how to get started coding, in person? I'm only interested in doing my own car. I've used John at DC Metro for years. Sent him 3 emails, no bueno. Very disappointed since I gave him a STELLAR deal on Dinan Tune/MPE for his wife's 235i. Eh' it is what it is.

Anyhow......

Help me with things like:
Laptop to buy (unless I can use MacBook Pro)
Cables
"Token" if I even have that correct
Whatever else

New 16' won't be on these shores till June 11(ish)... So plenty of time. Just need to start figuring out things now though.

I'll drive to wherever you are... Say, 2 hours from Baltimore in any direction.

I'm willing to pay for your time and knowledge.

I'd just like to hit the grown running... Like the day I take redelivery.

Plus, this would allow me to recode, when updates come out.

Thanks any and all.
Hey I just did some coding. At first it's kinda intimidating and I sorta fucked up at first but thankfully I had IMrMark and dmnc02 help me figure out how to fix it. I nearly shat myself! <3

I got my cable from http://www.bmcoding.com/enetcable they're sorta pricey (You can find cheaper elsewhere but I'm satisfied with the quality).

You can use your MacBook (I am using it on my MacBook Pro) but you'll need to install VMWare Fusion with Windows installed. PM shawnsheridan for the software. You'll want to the download the first two software, the first one is e-sys, the second one will generate the token for you (Don't make the same mistake I did and generate your own token!)

If you are interested, I may be meeting up with EALm4 sometimes next weekend or so. I owe him some coding; you can watch me if you'd like. I can show you what I am doing and give you a good start.

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      03-06-2016, 06:06 PM   #3
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You can use your MacBook (I am using it on my MacBook Pro) but you'll need to install VMWare Fusion with Windows installed.
Alternatively, you can use Bootcamp to partition your hard disk, install Windows and have the option to boot either in MacOS or Windows at startup.
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      03-06-2016, 06:08 PM   #4
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Alternatively, you can use Bootcamp to partition your hard disk, install Windows and have the option to boot either in MacOS or Windows at startup.
This works too
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      03-06-2016, 10:19 PM   #5
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I'm interested too, Can I join??
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      03-06-2016, 11:53 PM   #7
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I just need to couple stuff coded, I can pay a small fee or buy some lunch.
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Everyone show up at s0ul 's house. I can install JB4s while coding lol

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      03-07-2016, 04:46 AM   #10
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I just need to couple stuff coded, I can pay a small fee or buy some lunch.
Me four ? lol ~ + beers
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Everyone show up at s0ul 's house. I can install JB4s while coding lol

Hahaha! I'm cool with doing this but with this many people interested we'll need to find a bigger venue!
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Me five?

I just purchased the necessary cable, but I am hesitant to attempt this on my own. It would be very helpful to watch someone do it in real time.

It really sucks that I have to go to such lengths to re-enable the European anti-dazzle headlight feature
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      03-07-2016, 11:25 AM   #13
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This sounds like fun... Soul..out of curiosity what did you mess up on the first go round?

I got all the software, cable etc too been so damn busy I haven' had a chance to try yet.
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Hahaha! I'm cool with doing this but with this many people interested we'll need to find a bigger venue!
IMrMark did coding for my car (Awesome dude btw~) and just want to check out what's new and see whos around.

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Hahaha! I'm cool with doing this but with this many people interested we'll need to find a bigger venue!
IMrMark did coding for my car (Awesome dude btw~) and just want to check out what's new and see whos around.

Lol, yah. I'm alright with that. I'm not as good as Mark but if I can do the small things to help. I'm cool with that
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Im down to just hangout/shoot the shit and have some beers.
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This sounds like fun... Soul..out of curiosity what did you mess up on the first go round?

I got all the software, cable etc too been so damn busy I haven' had a chance to try yet.
I accidentally press "code" on all the ecu, which made it throw all kinds of codes and the fuel system malfunction wouldn't go away which scared me.
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Does anyone know of a safe place to hangout on Saturday? Not familiar with meeting zones. Preferably in garage since it'll be raining this weekend.
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Won't be in town this weekend, but definitely interested in seeing how this coding thing works. Not afraid to do it, but its nice to get instruction from someone who has done it before jumping into the deep end of the pool without floats on :-)
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Can we do it any sunday??
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Can we do it any sunday??
That's fine. Just need a time and place. I'm available any time but idk where.

btw, shortseller if you're still interested in hearing my exhaust before I put my downpipes, this will be the time
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That's fine. Just need a time and place. I'm available any time but idk where.

btw, shortseller if you're still interested in hearing my exhaust before I put my downpipes, this will be the time
If you do it Sunday I will be back in town. s0ul, what exhaust do you have on right now?
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