Tools for K Series ECU's

K-Series Programmable ECU installation questions / support issues
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Tools for K Series ECU's

Post by Simon S »

Do Hondata have a tool avaliable to enable users to re-map their own ECU's (as opposed to just flashing a pre-worked map)?
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Post by AndyE »

In short, no. The Hondata folks use a system similar to what Honda/Acura dealers use to update K-series ECUs. The ECUs are flashable because Honda/Acura dealers might occasionally need to install an ECU improvement or bugfix from Honda when a car is in for service; Hondata simply took this capability and used it to install their own, improved fuel/timing/phasing maps.

We might see these programming tools trickle down to the end user some day, but probably not for a good long while.

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Post by Simon S »

That's not particularly useful...

So unless you build an engine to exactly the same spec as there is an off the shelf map for, your stuffed?

/Background/

I want to map the engine for a race car to optimise it for it's environment and setup.
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Post by Simon S »

Is that it?

Can somebody from Hondata make comment please?
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Reprogramming tool

Post by Hondata »

In the near future Hondata will have something for you.
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Re: Reprogramming tool

Post by Simon S »

Hondata wrote:In the near future Hondata will have something for you.
Thanks,

This sounds interesting, I await more info!
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Post by CRX4Laps »

Good to hear. I've avoided buying a Hondata K-series ReFlash if my local dealer cannot dyno tune it for me. Hope that is the intended direction...

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Post by Simon S »

I take it that this is the new 'k pro'?

my question is how fixed is the lauch date?

Feb is too far away (as in the race season will have already started) for me, any danger of it being avaliable before this? :wink:
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Post by Jaker »

Does the K series programmable have an option for regular on/off for Vtec? Could this ECU be used to run a B series motor allowing the use of direct fire ignition? I know the ECU plugs would be different, but thats not a problem for me.

Are there any other advantages to the K series ECU that might benefit a high horsepower B series motor?

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Post by GTI »

No, not possible.

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