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      05-07-2013, 05:53 AM   #1
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Alpina Flash, Security Updates and ELV trouble shooting

Hi Guys

I am proud to annouce that with the subsequent measures I am going to offer following flashes from now on;

1- Alpina Transmission Flash for 335i

only if you have N54 engine and built is 03/07 and onward
2- Alpina Engine Flash for 320D
only if its pre 03/07 with dpf
3- Security update on all 3 / 1 series (may extend to other series).
useful for 2005-2007 owners who are excluded from dealers list
4- ELV toruble shooting / Steering wheel lock error
5- Updating any module.
6- Any retrofits as per dealer instructions with dealers equipment.

I will update these details on the Coding thread. Since it is different than coding (its flashing), therefore I thought to start the new thread.

Thanks.
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Hi Guys

I am proud to annouce that with the subsequent measures I am going to offer following flashes from now on;

1- Alpina Transmission Flash for 335i
only if you have N54 engine and built is 03/07 and onward
2- Alpine Engine Flash for 320D
only if its pre 03/07 with dpf
3- Security update on all 3 / 1 series (may extend to other series).
useful for 2005-2007 owners who are excluded from dealers list
4- ELV toruble shooting
5- Updating any module.
6- Any retrofits as per dealer instructions with dealers equipment.

I will update these details on the Coding thread. Since it is different than coding (its flashing), therefore I thought to start the new thread.

Thanks.
What a brilliant service Fella,top marks

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3- Security update on all 3 / 1 series (may extend to other series).
useful for 2005-2007 owners who are excluded from dealers list
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      05-07-2013, 06:58 AM   #3
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how about gearbox update?
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      05-07-2013, 09:30 AM   #4
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What a brilliant service Fella,top marks

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Thanks mate. Hope it all goes well.
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how about gearbox update?
Nitesh
Bullet 1 is the gearbox update.
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      05-07-2013, 09:53 AM   #6
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Im going to get my gearbox serviced first then i get the flash when i come for the speakers!! Oh my god i can't wait again lol
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      05-07-2013, 11:47 AM   #7
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fantastic.

updating any module. can you flash frm1 to frm2 for xenon retrofit?
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Top man Mak, you've seen my car

Would u be able to an Alpina update on it? Is it worthwhile doing the security update on my car considering it doesn't offer much and my obd port has been moved ?
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fantastic.

updating any module. can you flash frm1 to frm2 for xenon retrofit?
Done it on 2 cars. Going to do it on another one which may come soon to me. Then its going to be mine (LCI xenon retrofit). You can be next.
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Would u be able to an Alpina update on it?
Its like a enhanced ECU. Put your VIN on the website and see if you have DPF.
I doubt you have, but if you have the it is worth of having more power (when your warranty expires).

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Is it worthwhile doing the security update on my car considering it doesn't offer much and my obd port has been moved ?
Not really, unless you want to put the obd back.
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Done it on 2 cars. Going to do it on another one which may come soon to me. Then its going to be mine (LCI xenon retrofit). You can be next.
fantastic so I dont need to buy an frm2! you can code the complete lot can you not? how about fitting
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Im going to get my gearbox serviced first then i get the flash when i come for the speakers!! Oh my god i can't wait again lol
Sorry, missed your thread. Sure matey, just let me know in advance as I will have to make the spacers to fit into your OEM boxes.

I'm sure that Alpina transmission flashing will change your driving experience.
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fantastic so I dont need to buy an frm2! you can code the complete lot can you not? how about fitting
AFAIK, you will need to change it to FRM2 for the high beam to be activated.
I can register the new FRM2 to your car, update it, and then code it to adjust the lack of self leveling lever arms.

Fitting your / garage job.
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Its like a enhanced ECU. Put your VIN on the website and see if you have DPF.
I doubt you have, but if you have the it is worth of having more power (when your warranty expires).



Not really, unless you want to put the obd back.
Saying that might be a good idea to remove the excuse of insurance company using it as a reason
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AFAIK, you will need to change it to FRM2 for the high beam to be activated.
I can register the new FRM2 to your car, update it, and then code it to adjust the lack of self leveling lever arms.

Fitting your / garage job.
ah ok fair enough ill get hold of one then!

Id want to keep the self leveling too as I plan on retrofitting this too
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Hi have you got prices for the above?

or a set price for all coding?

Picking up my 335i in a few weeks and i know a pal who also wants the GB map.

cheers
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Nitesh
Bullet 1 is the gearbox update.
what does it do/incude and does this cover 335d?
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Couple of big threads on it over at BB. Transforms the car apparently from what I have read. Smoother gear changes , faster gear changes. Also added M S and D gear displays.

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is the gearbox update only for petrol models?
mines a derv
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is the gearbox update only for petrol models?
mines a derv
Not sure mate as the shift points would be different on a Diesel.
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2- Alpine Engine Flash for 320D
only if its pre 03/07 with dpf
Forgive my ignorance and lack of knowledge but what does this do? More power?
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