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      04-21-2015, 10:37 AM   #1
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Any issues with buying a used Cobb AP V3?

Does anyone have any advice on buying a used Cobb AP V3? Will I get any support from Cobb? If my DME or ROM (not sure if i'm using the right terminology there) isn't supported will I still be able to get an update from Cobb? Basically, is it worth saving a bit of money or would I be better off getting a brand new one for peace of mind?
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      04-21-2015, 12:37 PM   #2
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I'd ask Cobb if your car is supported first. If it is then its a no brainer.
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      04-21-2015, 12:48 PM   #3
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It's not a problem. I bought my V2 used and when my 08 335 was totaled, I could not unmarry. I sent them the insurance invoice and they reset it for me for a nominal fee. If you buy one married and get screwed, it will cost you.

Cobb is very fair and reasonable.
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It's not a problem. I bought my V2 used and when my 08 335 was totaled, I could not unmarry. I sent them the insurance invoice and they reset it for me for a nominal fee. If you buy one married and get screwed, it will cost you.

Cobb is very fair and reasonable.
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      04-21-2015, 01:25 PM   #5
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I'd ask Cobb if your car is supported first. If it is then its a no brainer.
I know my model year and engine are supported but I don't know if my ROM or DME is supported. From what I've read, you can't really know until you try the Cobb? Or can Cobb tell if I send them the VIN?
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It's not a problem. I bought my V2 used and when my 08 335 was totaled, I could not unmarry. I sent them the insurance invoice and they reset it for me for a nominal fee. If you buy one married and get screwed, it will cost you.

Cobb is very fair and reasonable.
Thanks for the reply. That was my other worry, that if I buy a used one it will come still married to the previous car. I don't know if there is a way to guarantee that it will come unmarried. Other than shaming the seller on here if they are a member haha.
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      04-24-2015, 09:29 AM   #7
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get them to send you a picture of the cobb screen showing that it is ready to be installed.
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