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  1. Programmable Interface to fool ECU into thinking engine is present

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    I am building an electric car conversion and have plans for other vehicles What I need to find – or develop – is a programmable interface with the vehicle ECU which will act as a clone to the engine (hence the standard ECU maintaining all of the normal safety features of the vehicle and being...
  2. ECU speed input

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    I am converting a BMW Mini Clubman to electric drive with an AC induction motor and Curtis 1238-6501 controller. The donor car has electric power steering / ABS etc which need road speed and engine speed on CAN BUS to opperate. As the engine is removed, I have lost the signal and the power...
  3. BMWs and ECUs

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    I am trying to get a quick fix on the complexity of my chosen vehicle - a 95 BMW 318ti (E36). Does anyone know if I will be needing the ECU and needing to do tricky things to fool it. I'd like to keep my conversion real simple. I intend at the moment to dump the automatic transmission and go AC...
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