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    Running Cobb tunes through opensource or romraider

    Looking to go stage 1 Cobb but cant really justify the price, much rather get a protune. My question is can I run Cobbs tunes from there website on to my car from a opensource, vagcom cable using opensource or rom raider software. My second question is can I run up/down pipe, header, catback, CAI, BOV with stage 2? Thanks in advance!

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    I haven't used any of the open source software, but I doubt that any of it could do anything with Cobb maps.

    If you know someone with an AccessPort and Access Tuner (Accesstuner) it may be possible to manually list and transfer a Cobb map. (I'm just speculating.)

    The Cobb off-the-shelf maps aren't intended for that level of mods. You'd want a custom tune.

    If you want to do this on the (relative) cheap, find an e-tuner who supports open source. I haven't used them, but it appears that Torqued Performance (Torqued Performance) is such a shop.

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    Using the cobb map with out paying is considered stealing. So no one is going to advocate that method.
    That being said, it could be posible. Would I risk bricking my ecu to save a few bucks... no. That's why I went with torqued performance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anthony360
    Would I risk bricking my ecu to save a few bucks... no. That's why I went with torqued performance.
    A bricked ECU is the least of your problems if you're modifying ECU tables without understanding the consequences of the tables being changed...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
    If you know someone with an AccessPort and Access Tuner (Accesstuner) it may be possible to manually list and transfer a Cobb map. (I'm just speculating.)
    Rather than editing my post, I quoted myself. I agree that if you knew enough to do this safely, you'd probably be able to create a map from scratch.

    I still think that the e-tune would be the lowest cost option that you should consider. It'd be much cheaper than a dyno tune at a tuner. You'll have to do some logging to make it work, so it'll take more of your time.

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    eff eric at torqued performance.


    Also... Vagcom... I see we have a former jetta/golf owner here....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister
    eff eric at torqued performance.
    You would probably say the same about that Mattypants character...
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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ257 View Post
    You would probably say the same about that Mattypants character...
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