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Hi Everyone..Happy Thanksgiving

I very seldom ask for help as most of my questions are answered in one forum or another. 

i'm trying to put the 2000 v70r ECU into my 2000 XC70 which i have cloned into an R.

i have read both the ECU's and have the demo version of winOLS but since i was born long before the computer age 

that's as far as i got. I now the computer is married to the car, What i don't know is it by vin or SKC. Also have no clue how to use winOLS or where that information is located in winOLS

,so at this point i'm looking for help. I know the time i spent so far with little success so if someone can help me do this or do this for me i have no issue paying for ones time. Cheers

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So from what I understand, what you're trying to accomplish here is putting a stock 2000 V70R tune on your V70XC. Is that correct?

What else is done to your car? Regardless, I would recommend getting a tune for your car with the current ECU. There is no need to replace the ECU itself. Contact Hilton Tuning here: https://hiltontuning.com/.

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Yes you are correct.

Car has custom made 3" down pipe no cat into 2.5" exhaust with dual magna flow mufflers. Has custom 3" intake pipe from stock breather box to 19T turbo from there it goes thru a DO88 intercooler into a 2001 2.3l engine with green injectors. I would agree to tune existing ecu. but i have the R ecu from my donor car. Was hoping to just drop it in see how everything works, but the security won't let me do that.

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With the rest of those parts, you DEFINITELY want a custom tune. Unfortunately you can't just swap around ECUs on the ME7 cars.

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Yes well i'm hoping someone might offer as i stated originally and be reasonably priced because a Hilton tune will cost 875 USD that equals just under $1200 CAD that is a bit much in my opinion so for now i will just drive it with the XC ecu in it, (It's not fun but it gets me around)  until i learn where the vin coding in the ecu binary file can be found. I have all winter. :)  Cheers

Should someone have a bin file from a 2000 V70R they would like to share that would be great then i could compare line by line until i find the vin. Thanks in advance for this.

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 I can reprogram the immo eeprom chip with the content of your ECU. (transfer your VIN to the new ECU) 

Is this what's needed?

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2 hours ago, 123GT said:

Yes well i'm hoping someone might offer as i stated originally and be reasonably priced because a Hilton tune will cost 875 USD that equals just under $1200 CAD that is a bit much in my opinion so for now i will just drive it with the XC ecu in it, (It's not fun but it gets me around)  until i learn where the vin coding in the ecu binary file can be found. I have all winter. :)  Cheers

I have a WothRline tune.  Jan isn’t tuning anymore.  If I was looking, I’d go Hilton 

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Right now I am in Europe, but will be back in Canada in middle of November. PM me your phone number, so I can contact you when I am back.

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I have a Hilton tune and I've been happy with it. His after sales support is fantastic, as I've had a ton of hardware issues with my car since getting the tune. He's happy to work with you to get things sorted and then make adjustments to the tune as needed.

Anyway, it's probably not the best idea to run the car with a stock tune. It's going to be running pig rich and have some strange boost characteristics. If you can wait, I would recommend not driving it until you either get a tune or have the immobilizer removed from the R ECU. Again, with everything you've done to the car, I would highly recommend a tune. It's worth the money for the power gain you get. Not to mention the car will run better.

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Yes i have a Hilton tune in our 07 S60 with EST exhaust..the no resonator exhaust sounds awesome and between the exhaust and the Hilton tune the car really woke  up.., as for my 2000 Venetian Red R, until i decide what i'm going to do with it in the spring (have a rebuilt K24 with low mileage & a larger MAF sitting on the bench) i will run the R ECU but i know whats going to happen,it will be ok at first but then not fast enough as i now how my S70 T5M with a K24 & tune and qualfie diff burns up the tires. Decisions decisions :)

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My Venetian Red R would really enjoy a Quaife and K24. I'm going to stick with my 19t for now (just swapped in a brand new CHRA, so it's solid) and see what kind of power I can pull out of it. I'm sure it'll be fast enough for a little while once I do something with the exhaust and get another tune.

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