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Old 30th December 2011, 00:22   #421
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When are you going back to do more programming? I am in the north bay, but cautious to do this myself after reading the problems with flashing. I like the idea of the car starting in S5, P500 and windows rolling up, but don't have the equipment to do it. I have an 2006.
I'm checking with Cegeste to see when he's free again. If you're able to PM, send him a note as well.
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Old 30th December 2011, 01:52   #422
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Me, Tony (EuroCarFan) and Chris...don't know his screen name all had this programmed yesterday Special thanks to Paul for making this happen along with the window roll up, Mirror folding in and sunroof closure when locking the car.
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Old 30th December 2011, 02:00   #423
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Glad people are having a good time with this!
Oh yeah lol, showed my kids and they were like oh yeah great so we eating out or what!?! No respect for new toys

Also got the iDrive acceptance screen delete and always in S5 when I start the car
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So I tried launching this morning and the first attemp, the wheels spun like crazy and I almost went sideways. I turned around and tried it again but this time, when I released the gear lever, the rpms shot up but the car didn't move! I stopped and tried again and same thing happened.

I vaguely recall that you have to wait a certain amount of time between launches but not sure. Is that what happened? Going to see if I can try it again tomorrow.
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Mine did the same but not sure why I am spinning tires at just 4krpm
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Mine did the same but not sure why I am spinning tires at just 4krpm
Technically your tires didn't spin at 4K rpms. When you let go of the gear lever, the rpms shoot up so your wheels are probably spinning at above 6K rpms in that instant.

That said, my understanding is that LC is supposed to control and minimize wheel spin for an efficient launch so not sure why our tires are spinning that much.
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Technically your tires didn't spin at 4K rpms. When you let go of the gear lever, the rpms shoot up so your wheels are probably spinning at above 6K rpms in that instant.

That said, my understanding is that LC is supposed to control and minimize wheel spin for an efficient launch so not sure why our tires are spinning that much.
Watching Youtube videos to see what it's supposed to do.
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Just realized I did it wrong as I didn't push the gas pedal all the way down and kept it down. Will try it again soon.
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Just realized I did it wrong as I didn't push the gas pedal all the way down and kept it down. Will try it again soon.
So did you do the lauch control up grade using this thread or did you by from ESS? If you did it yourself PM me the details I would like to do it but Ess price seams a little high.
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So did you do the lauch control up grade using this thread or did you by from ESS? If you did it yourself PM me the details I would like to do it but Ess price seams a little high.
I had it done by a local member, cegeste.
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