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      02-28-2020, 12:56 AM   #67
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Yes it's a rather odd and unnecessarily complex process. You have to open the app, and ensure that there is a wifi or cell connection when you do so, so it recognizes that you've purchased the software, then once that's confirmed (you'll see flash now instead of the price next to the package) don't exit out of the app completely, just go back to your home screen (so it's still running in the background). Go to settings and turn on airplane mode. Plug the adapter into your phone and an option called 'ethernet' should appear under settings. Connect and pull the app back up. Hit the car icon in the top right corner of the app and press connect (It make take more than one try). It should say you're connected and then you can go ahead and flash/code.
Thatís quite a process, thanks! I donít think I wouldíve figured that out on my own.
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I really cannot understand what THOR means by saying adapt GTS transmission with N55 M2. There is no drivelogic button below the dct lever in the N55 M2, and when you flash GTS DCT software it upshifts early and downshifts very slowly in auto mode. How will changing to sport mode or mdm mode resolve the lack of drivelogic 3 levels of shifting aggression?
I don't really have a great idea of how the DCT works in these cars as I have a manual but it sounds like what they're saying is that they'll use the driving mode rocker switch to determine shift speed, so comfort will be drive logic setting 1, sport 2 and sport + 3. I'm assuming that the traction off and MDM modes will also be tied to setting 3.
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Let us know the results! I'm really interested to hear how it turns out.
I played with it more this weekend. M2C MDM definitely feels better than the GTS for hooning around town at low speeds. There's so much slip you're able to get on turns and it's very effortless. I think GTS MDM is better if you're trying to take a turn as fast as possible, not as fun as possible.
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I played with it more this weekend. M2C MDM definitely feels better than the GTS for hooning around town at low speeds. There's so much slip you're able to get on turns and it's very effortless. I think GTS MDM is better if you're trying to take a turn as fast as possible, not as fun as possible.
Awesome, I'm going to flash for the first time today. Thinking of going all gts for the first flash then switching to M2C mdm in a couple days to feel the difference in traction.
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The M2 has 5 option settings. In manual mode, each setting has a different combination of throttle, steering and DSC settings.

(DSC Button)
DSC Off
Traction

(Sport/Comfort Toggle)
Sport (single Sport click)
Sport+ (dual Sport click)

(Sport/Comfort Toggle)
Comfort

(1) Which setting is THOR changing by default? For example, if I choose GTS for DSC and M2Comp for steering, which of the 5 settings is altered?
(2) Is it possible to only change Traction and Sport+ modes and leave the others alone?
(3) Sport let's you select steering and throttle independently on the screen. What am I picking between after flash?
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      03-09-2020, 12:43 PM   #72
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No updates on the transmission for the M2?
Cant reach you on Facebook for over 2 weeks now...
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      03-11-2020, 12:13 PM   #73
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No updates on the transmission for the M2?
Cant reach you on Facebook for over 2 weeks now...
I've tried reaching out as well
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Is this still not available for the M2C?
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      03-12-2020, 06:58 PM   #75
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(1) Which setting is THOR changing by default? For example, if I choose GTS for DSC and M2Comp for steering, which of the 5 settings is altered?
The steering and differential coding is always active. MDM is only active in Sport+ and Traction (DTC) modes (Aka the two modes with the yellow light).

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(2) Is it possible to only change Traction and Sport+ modes and leave the others alone?
MDM is only active in those 2 modes. It doesn't affect the other 3. Steering and diff are always active. Steering changes with driving mode just like stock but it will be based off of the map you flash (GTS, CS, C).

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(3) Sport let's you select steering and throttle independently on the screen. What am I picking between after flash?
The MDM coding doesn't affect sport it only affects DTC and Sport+. The iDrive Sport settings won't affect MDM. The steering and throttle settings will work as before only based off of the map you flash.
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The steering and differential coding is always active. MDM is only active in Sport+ and DSC. Aka the two modes with the yellow light.

MDM is only active in those 2 modes.

The DSC flash doesn't affect sport it only affects DSC and Sport+. Those Sport settings won't affect MDM.
You are confusing DSC for DTC wrt to MDM.....

DSC - dynamic stability control is default safe/most intrusive setting for the car. Yr granny could drive the car w/o putting skidmarks on the door handles.

DTC - dynamic traction control - short push of DSC button (aka MDM - M driving mode) or "sport +" mode - allows more slip ie intervention thresholds are higher - good for Senna, bad for Miss Diasy and yr granny...
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      03-13-2020, 09:06 AM   #77
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You are confusing DSC for DTC wrt to MDM.....

DSC - dynamic stability control is default safe/most intrusive setting for the car. Yr granny could drive the car w/o putting skidmarks on the door handles.

DTC - dynamic traction control - short push of DSC button (aka MDM - M driving mode) or "sport +" mode - allows more slip ie intervention thresholds are higher - good for Senna, bad for Miss Diasy and yr granny...
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No updates on the transmission for the M2?
Cant reach you on Facebook for over 2 weeks now...
Maps are done, but now we have to rebuild our flash process in the app.

So the end is near. But I can't name a timing yet. I'll keep you posted. Stay healthy.
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Could I use Thor to change my cars parameters without bing on the latest istep?

As per another thread my garage tried to update to latest istep but LCI guage cluster retrofit threw an error and the car would not let them update.

Only reason I wanted to update was for better steering.

Also does Thor alter throttle at all for an OG manual M2? As latest istep supposedly improved that too.

Do insurance companies have issue or should they be informed if altering traction control? Or are the files BMW so are ok?

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Could I use Thor to change my cars parameters without bing on the latest istep?

As per another thread my garage tried to update to latest istep but LCI guage cluster retrofit threw an error and the car would not let them update.

Only reason I wanted to update was for better steering.

Also does Thor alter throttle at all for an OG manual M2? As latest istep supposedly improved that too.

Do insurance companies have issue or should they be informed if altering traction control? Or are the files BMW so are ok?

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istep level - From 1st hand experience, Thor flash is independent of istep level. I use Thor chassis only package (EPS/MDiff/DSC) and have used it after at least 2 seperate istep updates w/o any issues.

throttle mapping - AFAIK Thor flash is totally independent of throttle mapping. Whilst, Thor flash has 3 options - DCT only, chassis only or both together. I didn't opt for both as I have the option of flashing DCT via BM3 if I chose to. FYI latest istep, DCT (& EPS) seems spot onto for me in all 3 oem modes whether in slush or manual modes. Having tried GTS DCT SW via BM3, I didn't notice any delta in throttle mapping (response/sensitivity) specifically.

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Is there difference in the steering between m2 with latest istep and m2 with m2c flash from thor?
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Is there difference in the steering between m2 with latest istep and m2 with m2c flash from thor?
Not much that I can tell TBF.

Latest istep DSC off, is same/better than Thor GTS EPS
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So what's the better option, my garage are usually £120 (+ a bit more as they will need to change clusters twice) or get myself Thor?

So it will have no issue with my cluster retrofit then?
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So what's the better option, my garage are usually £120 (+ a bit more as they will need to change clusters twice) or get myself Thor?

So it will have no issue with my cluster retrofit then?
Why not try get yr istep updated by a good coding Indy ie Zed Coding perhaps ?
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Might reach out to him thanks BP.

Seems to get great reviews. Maybe he can circumvent the cluster code issue.

Thor though you can alter stuff yourself later Vs a coder who puts in parameters and then that's it?
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With our next app update we release our OEM Style "GTS" and "CS" transmission maps for the BMW M2.

From this moment on, you can enjoy all the advantages of the "GTS" or "CS" dual-clutch transmission Flash on the BMW M2 F87. Drive Logic transmission stages change immediately when you press the "Driving Experience Switch" button.

Enjoy our first teaser!

THOR "CS" and "GTS" Map Highlights:
- optimized switching times
- early upshift in comfort mode
- improved clutch pressures
- better acceleration
- don't lose your burbles after dct flash!

App update coming soon for iOS and Android.

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With our next app update we release our OEM Style "GTS" and "CS" transmission maps for the BMW M2.

From this moment on, you can enjoy all the advantages of the "GTS" or "CS" dual-clutch transmission Flash on the BMW M2 F87. Drive Logic transmission stages change immediately when you press the "Driving Experience Switch" button.

Enjoy our first teaser!

THOR "CS" and "GTS" Map Highlights:
- optimized switching times
- early upshift in comfort mode
- improved clutch pressures
- better acceleration
- don't lose your burbles after dct flash!

App update coming soon for iOS and Android.
Can't wait! Which Drivelogic mode is active in "Traction Off" and "Full Off" mode?
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Will there be M2CS settings eventually, specifically for the F87?

I'm sure both OG M2 and M2C owners would be very interested.
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