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      10-26-2012, 08:55 PM   #1
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Cobb stock tune!? PLEASE HELP!

Hey guys,

Sorry if this is not the proper place but need some serious help...

So, my Cobb tune for my stock 335i file went away.... Can I use somebody elses stock file? My ECU code is IJE0S... Is it possible that someone might have it and upload it? I put mine on the computer and my harddrive failed a few hours later..and i don't have it on the device anymore either.. Am I f*cked? Somebody help please!
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      10-26-2012, 11:07 PM   #2
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Talk about bad karma... Good luck with finding a file.
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      10-26-2012, 11:17 PM   #3
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Is your cobb broken? Why is the stock file not there anymore? What happens when you uninstall tune?
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      10-27-2012, 12:04 AM   #4
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I removed all files from Cobb, (stupid move) was organizing them by names, so I said i'll put them on the unit in few minutes.. And BAM, hard drive failure.. Anybody can help please . I don't want to uninstall tune, cause IDK if that will bring back the original stock, I don't think it will though. Don't want to take a risk.
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      10-27-2012, 07:30 AM   #5
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You removed all the OTS maps. I would be willing to bet you did not remove your stock settings, probably just the generic BMW stock map. I would call COBB and see if they can help you confirm.....

I was under the impression you could not loose your stock program without damage or loss to the AP.

If it is the worse case scenario then I bet for $100.00 bucks you could pay a techie to recover it from the bad hard drive. I lost a hard drive two years ago on my MacBook and with it a full day of root canal ce lecture power points. I had a local techie save it for me...plus most my other files.
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      10-27-2012, 01:13 PM   #6
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If I was you I would call Cobb tune or go over to one of the Cobb shops in Texas to take care of this issue........Good luck.
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      10-28-2012, 10:35 PM   #7
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Let us know what you find out....
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      10-31-2012, 06:32 AM   #8
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Wondering what you found out about your stock map and AP?
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      10-31-2012, 06:50 AM   #9
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This was a big concern of mine before purchasing my AP. I was told that it is stored as a "shadow" on the AP and if anything were to happen, Cobb has the stock map for all ROM's.
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the stock file is stored in the cobb, you just cant see it. if you uninstall it it will be put back into the DME.
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      10-31-2012, 08:12 AM   #11
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If you email me at Michael.Shrallow@gmail.com I have the same ECU as you and have a zip file of my backed up ECU. You can try it at your own risk if you like.
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      10-31-2012, 08:34 AM   #12
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the stock file is stored in the cobb, you just cant see it. if you uninstall it it will be put back into the DME.
This.

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how do you know your hard drive is dead? did you try connecting it to another pc as a slave and see if there is data on it?
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      10-31-2012, 07:58 PM   #14
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What Enrita said. The AP never erases the stock file of the car it is married to. You might have the stock file gone on the AP manager, but one call to COBB instead of creating a panic thread would have told you this.
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The stock file is hidden under default cobb settings so you can't select unless you go into the setting on the cobb and change to show hidden files. Your file should still be on the cobb ap unit.
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So are you squared away?
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So are you squared away?
Most likely people only post when there is something wrong lol
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      11-08-2012, 02:29 PM   #20
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the stock file is stored in the cobb, you just cant see it. if you uninstall it it will be put back into the DME.
This is only true if you haven't upgraded the firmware on the AP since you installed it on the car.

You can still pull the stock rom off the ECU.

Plug the AP into the car.
Go to the AccessPORT -> About screen
Select "export user rom"

That should be your stock rom file.
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