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Old 10-20-2008, 10:54 PM   #1
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Default romraider/ecuflash?

is this the prefered method of tuning? it seems like it would be better tham having a "contoller" plugged in all the time. has anyone had any major problems using this method?
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Old 10-21-2008, 12:21 AM   #2
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This is the only free way of tuning Subaru's atm. The RomRaider devs are looking to implement realtime tuning (called ram tune) so that you can tune on the fly, but it will still require an installed of RoMRaider to work, so you'll still need a laptop or PC of some kind - and there is no eta on when and if ram tune will be ready for general use.

ATM the only free option is to download your ROM with ECUFlash, open the ROM in an ecu editor (RomRaider, ECUFlash etc) and then make changes to the ROM as required. Then save it and reflash it using ECUFlash.

So the tuning process is pretty much log, download ROM, edit ROM, save ROM, reflash ROM, log again and repeat as required.

If you want something with a hand controller, you'll have to look towards one of the aftermarket ECU upgrades available for your car.
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Old 10-21-2008, 12:30 AM   #3
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i dont want any controller. thats why i am looking into OS tuning. my question is about the reliability of the free software and the difficulty.
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Old 10-21-2008, 12:35 AM   #4
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I've been tuning my own car as well as all my friends cars using OS for over a year now and I have never had a single problem with the RomRaider/ECUFlash combo. Works great in my opinion. Though I do suggest doing all of your editing in RomRaider due to it being easier to use.

Can't wait for R/T tuning!!!
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Old 10-21-2008, 12:37 AM   #5
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which program turns off CELS? i just DLd RoMRaider(logger and editor) and ECUFLASH
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Old 10-21-2008, 02:16 AM   #6
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Did you download the the latest release candidate (rc4) or just download via the link on the main page?

The "stable" release is now outdated and should actually be removed. Pleas register on the RomRaider.com forums and then download the latest release candidate and the latest ECU and Logger definitions to ensure everything works without any problems
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Old 10-21-2008, 02:19 AM   #7
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^ i'll do that now. thanks
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Old 10-21-2008, 02:26 AM   #8
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i got the one from the romraider homepage. it says rc4
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Old 10-21-2008, 10:04 AM   #9
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off topic but can you use a AP obdII conector with romraider and ecuflash?
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