hmm... I wonder if I know who the South FL tuner will be...
You can just unplug the OBDII connector from the door and leave it plugged in behind the dash?A few weeks ago, I was approached by @TomekRST about testing his Drift DevICE ("dongle") and comparing it to my Ford Performance Driftstick ("DS"), so he sent me a free one in exchange for feedback and a review.
Here's a few things I've found so far:
-For those who already have a DS, there is no need for a flash, so you can go straight to purchasing the dongle.
-Activation is much easier compared to the DS, simply turn-off traction control completely and you're ready.
-If you do have a DS already, you will have to unplug it. I have my DS set-up with an OBDII splitter (for my Cobb AP), so I tried plugging the dongle in at the same time as the DS and would get some weird behavior.
-The dongle is pretty big, so if you're plugging it into the OBDII port, you won't be able to close the port door, so you'll have to take it off as it will get in the way of your left leg or hack a huge hole on it. Those with a Cobb AP: the trick of relocating the port will not work as the dongle is too big to "tuck-in".
-Actuation appears to be done via the parking break sensor, so you only have to pull the hand break enough until you see the "(!)" light on the dash come on. This was a little tricky for me since the DS assembly is so huge and gets in the way, but I found that the travel needed isn't far enough to get to the first "click", so you don't even need to hold the hand brake button down. This might be a little bit harder to do when in "the heat of the moment", so I would still advice holding down on the button.
We'll be getting some more rain this weekend here in sunny Cali, so I'll be able to do some more testing. Post any requests and I'll see if I can try things out.
I will be posting a full write-up eventually, but with the holidays coming, it will be closer to Jan. I will also be posting little updates on my Insta @BigFatFlip
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Package weight - 3lbs. Return shipping cost is covered by me.How big is that tuner/flasher? I’m guessing we would need to have it shipped along with the dongle and then ship it back at our expense, trying to figure out if it will add much cost to the total,
Sorry, but we do not comment backend details. All what I can say is we do not flash thru ProCal and DS.Interesting, so those with ABS module already flashed for a DS do not need to flash it. Sounds like the module is just eching the parking brake signal as the DS input signal without restricting to a single drive mode.
Is your flash done through ProCal? If so I have ProCal and an extra DS that I should be able to flash through if the flash image is not Vin locked for those in Eastern NC, or at TotD meets.
Package weight - 3lbs. Return shipping cost is covered by me.
As I'm going to stay more than one week (on January) in LA (California) we can manage shipping there and back flasher if you are interested in. PM me bro.
I would PM you immediately to get it all organised ASAP seriously! But I need one thing clearly explained to me before I do and I am affraid I need to rely on the technical knowledge of other members to get an answer since you are reluctant to go into the details of how the programming is performed. I already asked a similar question by PM and got a similar answer to the one quoted above. Got my mind set on buying the full kit (dongle + stick) once this is cleared!Sorry, but we do not comment backend details. All what I can say is we do not flash thru ProCal and DS.
Drift devICE compatibility with DS flash is extra (not planned) feature and is due to the same CAN signal trigger.