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      06-25-2014, 11:58 AM   #1
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So looking through the list of things to change with coding, I wondered if anyone here had done it and could give their view on which ones and the impact.. obviously some are self explanatory.
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      06-25-2014, 03:11 PM   #2
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I am currently getting mine done this week , I will let you know how it goes . I have the lead and now the software , but haven't got. Clue on how to use it ! .
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      06-25-2014, 08:35 PM   #3
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Some coding ideas and reactions for you

Hello Matt, I had my M6 coded just after I bought it in March. Wow, am I happy! Here's what I got (and why I like it):
1. Turn signals in HUD (b/c I set my steering wheel low, obscuring the lights)
2. Radio/nav turn off when you open the door (to avoid annoying people)
3. Eliminate chimes, warning signals, all that BS
4. Seat settings remembered (ventilation, active seats)
5. Adaptive high-beam (yes, it works in the U.S. after coding!)
6. Add rear lights to "daytime running lights" (looks very cool from behind)
7. Rear-view camera operates at speed if you activate it
Drawback: weirdly, you have to push the "start" button twice to start up
The fellow I used is CodeMyCar.com, cost US$125+OBDII cable
He sends you a Chinese menu, pick what you want, same price for all or one
Items #1, #3 and #4 were worth all the money, as far as I'm concerned
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      06-25-2014, 09:19 PM   #4
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Thanks. Weird how the turn in hud is disabled I wonder which market if any that it is enabled.
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      06-25-2014, 09:25 PM   #5
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Hello Matt, I had my M6 coded just after I bought it in March. Wow, am I happy! Here's what I got (and why I like it):
1. Turn signals in HUD (b/c I set my steering wheel low, obscuring the lights)
2. Radio/nav turn off when you open the door (to avoid annoying people)
3. Eliminate chimes, warning signals, all that BS
4. Seat settings remembered (ventilation, active seats)
5. Adaptive high-beam (yes, it works in the U.S. after coding!)
6. Add rear lights to "daytime running lights" (looks very cool from behind)
7. Rear-view camera operates at speed if you activate it
Drawback: weirdly, you have to push the "start" button twice to start up
The fellow I used is CodeMyCar.com, cost US$125+OBDII cable
He sends you a Chinese menu, pick what you want, same price for all or one
Items #1, #3 and #4 were worth all the money, as far as I'm concerned
Those three are really on my nerve! I wish they were default factory setting
specially the signal, I have the same problem when I want to lower the steering wheel
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Can you code the alarm beep when locking? Didnt see it on the list of options to code
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      06-28-2014, 01:52 AM   #7
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Hi Matt, I got the car coded last night using remote access , the had the following done
: door mirror folding on locking the doors
: DVD in motion
:rear view camera operating on speeds and zoom function .

Everything went well , I used the same company , codemycar.com
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Turn signals in HUD are a must, that is one thing that anoys me as my steering is set low obscuring the dash indicators.
Rear camera at speed with zoom is good...can it be coded to record on to a DVD or other device ;-)

Loads of other stuff I'd pick.
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      07-08-2014, 11:11 AM   #9
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Hi, Does anybody know if its possible to code the hood on the convertible to go down with a single push and over 20MPH?
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Hi Matt, I got the car coded last night using remote access , the had the following done
: door mirror folding on locking the doors
: DVD in motion
:rear view camera operating on speeds and zoom function .

Everything went well , I used the same company , codemycar.com
Hi Michel, cost please thanks J.
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Hi Michel, cost please thanks J.
I've been quoted $205 including the cable to code (recodes are free)
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I've been quoted $205 including the cable to code (recodes are free)
Thanks Matt, let us know how you get it all done.
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Hi, Does anybody know if its possible to code the hood on the convertible to go down with a single push and over 20MPH?
I'd be surprised if you can override the 20Mph.. that could cause damage to the hood / mechanics... if you could and it broke could be an awkward conversation if they found it had changed
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Thanks Matt, let us know how you get it all done.
Will do John, I plan to pay up in a few weeks when the delivery time approaches.. I probably won't code the car prior to the run in service anyway.
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Will do John, I plan to pay up in a few weeks when the delivery time approaches.. I probably won't code the car prior to the run in service anyway.
Yea give you a chance to see what you want to change permanently , I am having my M6GC CP valeted on the day before Pick-up.
I want it looking the "Dogs".
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Yea give you a chance to see what you want to change permanently , I am having my M6GC CP valeted on the day before Pick-up.
I want it looking the "Dogs".
Which dealer are you using? Are they going to pay for that?
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Which dealer are you using? Are they going to pay for that?
Listers Kings Lynn, and they are paying
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