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      01-02-2013, 11:01 AM   #1
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Thumbs up DC Metro Coding Review!

John over at http://www.dcmetroc oding.com/ (had to add space, it was getting censored) just coded my car yesterday. He was very professional and knowledgeable, explained everything as he did it. He was very friendly and considerate. Not to mention he meets you up at your choice of location if you're not super far!

When I turned my angel eyes back on, it took off the code for 5 turn signal flashes (turns out, if you touch any setting in that category it turns off that feature). Shot him a text and he quickly responded saying he'd swing by today to enable that feature again. Great service

Highly recommend for anyone in the area trying to get coded!
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You're not lying; he responds back quick! lol
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You're not lying; he responds back quick! lol
Yup! If you want to get coded, he'll give you better service than you ever would have expected.
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My thing is, he doesn't do coding for the halo's.
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My thing is, he doesn't do coding for the halo's.
What coding do you need done for the halos?
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I heard there's a a code that can increase the voltage/ or allow for higher wattage bulbs then stock...
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I heard there's a a code that can increase the voltage/ or allow for higher wattage bulbs then stock...
That sounds like it could be potentially dangerous for the bulbs?
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I heard there's a a code that can increase the voltage/ or allow for higher wattage bulbs then stock...
+1. Yup there is one. All the German car coding guys offer it. And it works just fine. BMW sets up the halos to run on 9vdc, I have mine set to 13vdc(I think). My OE angel eyes have been running just fine for over two years now.
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+1. Yup there is one. All the German car coding guys offer it. And it works just fine. BMW sets up the halos to run on 9vdc, I have mine set to 13vdc(I think). My OE angel eyes have been running just fine for over two years now.
What is the result of the extra voltage?
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What is the result of the extra voltage?
Brighter AE's!!! They are more white than yellow when coded to run the higher voltage. Even when the engine is off, they are much brighter. But when the car is running they are quite bright.


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These photos were taken on a raining cloudy day. And the engine was off. I have noticed that the AE throw off much more light in my garage when I unlock the car with the coded higher voltage.

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I have an appt to get mine squared away Sat morning... I'm already running some LED's but they were the non expensive kind which just turned them white, no brighter...
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Brighter AE's!!! They are more white than yellow when coded to run the higher voltage. Even when the engine is off, they are much brighter. But when the car is running they are quite bright.


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These photos were taken on a raining cloudy day. And the engine was off. I have noticed that the AE throw off much more light in my garage when I unlock the car with the coded higher voltage.

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Whoa, thanks for such a detailed response. Those definitely look way brighter!

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I have an appt to get mine squared away Sat morning... I'm already running some LED's but they were the non expensive kind which just turned them white, no brighter...
After all this, I think I want to get additional coding done for voltage haha. Can you provide me info on your appointment this Sat (cost, who, etc)?

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Also wondering how much this costs to do, sounds interesting...
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Also wondering how much this costs to do, sounds interesting...
The German coders charged me 14 euros! ~$20 in USd. What a deal!
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The German coders charged me 14 euros! ~$20 in USd. What a deal!
Damn, that's a steal. Is it only for coding the voltage or anything you want in the car?
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Damn, that's a steal. Is it only for coding the voltage or anything you want in the car?
The little stuff they charged us 14 euros in a group buy day. Like in the link I posted at the burger king. Like for mirror folding with key fob or M3 digital speedo, ect.

Only real expensive item was for Navi/GPS coding, that was like 50 to 100 euros. To activate the euro TMC(traffic management channel - to get real time updates on stau's(traffic jams) on the Autobahn, ect.) or when you wanted to play dvds and videos while teh car is moving or change teh startup screen menu.
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UPDATE: Sorry it's late; Ok so the guy canceled on me. He's now sick and hasn't got the time to do it. So I'm going to stay on him and see if he bails or not. On another note, I did stop by CP-e and pick up me xcat (Cat-less DP fix)... Whoop Whoop!
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UPDATE: Sorry it's late; Ok so the guy canceled on me. He's now sick and hasn't got the time to do it. So I'm going to stay on him and see if he bails or not. On another note, I did stop by CP-e and pick up me xcat (Cat-less DP fix)... Whoop Whoop!
There's a catless DP fix for N55???!
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I'm not sure; I own a 54...
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I'm not sure; I own a 54...
OH hahahaha I'm sorry, for some weird reason I was under the impression you had an N55. I haven't had my coffee today, brain isn't quite at 100%
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OH hahahaha I'm sorry, for some weird reason I was under the impression you had an N55. I haven't had my coffee today, brain isn't quite at 100%
LOL, as soon as I read coffee I started to salivate! LMAO, damn desk jockeys!
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LOL, as soon as I read coffee I started to salivate! LMAO, damn desk jockeys!
Gotta get your fix!!!
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