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      08-27-2008, 03:26 PM   #1
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How hard is the "Pro" JB3 to install?

Im ready to buy JB3 right now, but wondering if its a huge deal to install without PnP... and im not worried about removing it for service.

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Check the install instructions/video on the BMS site to see if it matches your mechanical abilities.
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I just watched the video and it doesn't look too bad (the video was a 335 though). I think you don't have to be really mechanically inclined, you just need to be REALLY careful that you don't screw up any of those wires. And perhaps if you accidentally break one of those wires somehow, you should be comfortable splicing in new ones.

The more I think about it, the more I want to get a JB3 too. Someone tell me not to!
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      08-27-2008, 07:12 PM   #5
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DO IT!
and i will definatly check out that video, i assumed it wasn't even up yet!
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      08-27-2008, 07:30 PM   #6
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DO IT!
and i will definatly check out that video, i assumed it wasn't even up yet!
If I ever go into my ecu box again it's with pNp. Let's just say none of you want to do what I did.......
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      08-27-2008, 11:06 PM   #7
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Well I hope it isn't that bad for the pinout version. Mine is waiting for me at the post office!!
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how long does the pnp JB3 take to fit and it is easy ?
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      08-28-2008, 10:05 AM   #9
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how long does the pnp JB3 take to fit and it is easy ?

Initially it took me about 45 minutes. Now I've got it down to 10-15 minutes.:biggrin:
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      08-28-2008, 11:46 AM   #10
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If I ever go into my ecu box again it's with pNp. Let's just say none of you want to do what I did.......
pNp= Plug-And-Play or PnP, an ISA bus add-on technology marketed by Intel and Microsoft in the 1980s and 90s:wink:
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      08-28-2008, 03:10 PM   #11
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well currently my JB3 is lost in the mail
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pNp= Plug-And-Play or PnP, an ISA bus add-on technology marketed by Intel and Microsoft in the 1980s and 90s:wink:
You knew what I meant! :biggrin:
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      08-28-2008, 06:48 PM   #13
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So the stupid post office had it like lost in their backroom or something? Anyway after going real slow, it took me aprox 1hr 30mins to install the JB3...

:eyebulge:THIS THING IS AWESOME! It's almost like a completely different car now. The turbos sound amazing along with my BMS intake. Me = happy customer
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      08-28-2008, 07:22 PM   #15
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OMG sooooo much fun!! Reminds me of my 03 cobra speed. but a lot quieter
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I miss my 03 Cobra! I can't wait to get this JB3 installed if you really think they compare!
I miss my cobra SOOOO much... such a badass car. I'd say the JB3 would be a good challenge for a stock terminator
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My JB3 v81 eeprom just turned up, installation soon
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thanks for the info guys, ill be ordering as soon as i can figure out pre/post 29.2 of my baby
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