[rescue] Small servers (was Re: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100)

Erie Patsellis erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Tue May 13 16:11:39 CDT 2008

No to mention all the ECU and wastegate hacking, notably on the 5000/200 
turbo quattros, simple mods that turn a family car into a screamer.


Jonathan Katz wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:
>> The big problem these days is that you often need so much specialized
>>> knowledge to just "tinker with" many modern cars.  Depending on the brand,
>>> you may need information only available to factory-trained technicians, and
>>> expensive equipment available only to authorized service shops.
>> LOL. If you only knew the car hacking going down :-)
> The cost of entry isn't too bad. Just something like an ODB-II scanner that
> turns off your check-engine light is $60.
> If you have a VW or Audi (or Skoda or Seat) you can invest about $200 and
> get a VAG-COM setup which lets you play with all kinds of things. I know a
> lot of folks here and on geeks were commenting about their Audis  at one
> point.
> Also, for about $100 you can score the Bentley (publisher, not car) service
> manual on CD-ROM.
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