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      10-11-2013, 09:55 AM   #1
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Euro ECU - US 335d

Since the EPA is closed right now, I figured this would be a good time to ask this question.

Is it possible to swap (with a little work, I know, I know) a Euro 335d ECU into a US 335d? Has anyone attempted? I am pretty interested in trying it, but would like to see if anyone else has thought about it and what they found if they did.
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Thats a tough one!!!
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      10-11-2013, 11:33 AM   #3
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Since the EPA is closed right now, I figured this would be a good time to ask this question.

Is it possible to swap (with a little work, I know, I know) a Euro 335d ECU into a US 335d? Has anyone attempted? I am pretty interested in trying it, but would like to see if anyone else has thought about it and what they found if they did.
lol, that's funny. what would this accomplish though?
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      10-11-2013, 11:58 AM   #4
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lol, that's funny. what would this accomplish though?
- The euro 335d doesn't seem to have all the carbon issues that we have
- Has 286HP stock instead of 265HP
- Has many more options available for tuning and performance (as far as I can tell)
- Would be like importing one without importing one...kinda
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Very true amigo xbox but it might be dificult to do, since we have more sensors than HELL!! on our cars
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Very true amigo xbox but it might be dificult to do, since we have more sensors than HELL!! on our cars
Yeah, but that's the beauty...delete them and it doesn't matter! Haha
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I doubt it. IIRC our board has more in common with that of the N57 than the Euro M57.
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oh hell go for it amigo xbox
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Meh. Sounds like a whole lot of work.
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That would be a whole lotta work.

1) You'd have to do a SCR delete - the older one doesn't support it.
2) You might have to do a DPF delete.
3) Transmission program might not like it - might not interface with old DDE.
4) Car's computer systems and programming might need to be retro-ed to integrate - and might not work due to US-specific stuff not having support in old DDE.
5) Swirl flap controls are electrical, not vacuum.
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I might try this out. It's the closest I can get to importing a euro car over.

Anyone know where I can get wiring diagrams for both cars?
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- The euro 335d doesn't seem to have all the carbon issues that we have
maybe because of fuel quality in the US.
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Xbox pm me i hv a guy in Poland that can hook you up but you have to send him the ECU
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