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Unread 4th July 2019, 02:03 PM
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So it was maybe engine tuning not vdc itself and with that comes better vdc working, or its just vdc itself? It must be some likr chip or software that reconfigurates how vdc tries to stop wheels like new models got dual mode x mode. Would be cool hack vdc and like someone could make for it like 3 modes something like that.
On my case just have separate tc control from vdc would be nice so it wouldnt kill engine power for no reason
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Engine tuning is controlled by the ECU
VDC, traction control, etc is controlled by the TCU
Braking is controlled by the BCU (brake control unit or braking computer)

They all speak to each other, eg, for traction control the BCU tells the TCU that one or more wheels are slipping. The TCU then tells the ECU to cut engine power.
For VDC, the TCU tells the BCU to apply the brakes & which one & by how much

These are all computers & can all be reprogrammed or "tuned"
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This exactly what i thought when heard @Beachworm mention he had his VDC moded. Its all just a computer.

Imagine if you could manually override the VDC on the fly. sending power forward and backward, and applying the brakes to wheels as required. Where the driver thinks the car has traction.

But as @NachaLuva says, there is the risk of wrecking your engine/transmission.

Working in IT, i would love to play around with this, but i would need a test car to test it all on. And i cant afford to have my family car being used as a test car. hahaha
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but as they made x mode and now dual mode x mode means they doing something there with that VDC software or what is responsible there for stuff . another thing is x mode just mode for VDC like is it separate thing that works without VDC ? i saw couple videos and they so wierd as person shows hes testing newer forester with x mode so he doing VDC off X mode ON ... like how thats works ? x mode without VDC ?
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Unread 9th July 2019, 07:00 AM
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found that romraider web site have some stuff on outback VDC and non VDC cars modification and even some ECU editor for VDC . that could be interesting if its works
http://www.romraider.com/forum/viewt...=6762&start=60
those old posts there and noone updated any info there anymore does it means its just dead then ?
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