Oh what a day "e by gum". So, me and our lass fell out, I developed migrane and toothache and ........! So to try and solve my pain and take my mind off things I thought I would try something on the old motor pap pap. I had been told you can flash the ecu via laptop and FTDI cable so I enquired and ended up getting the software. After a little bit of a cold start with the software I got to grips with it and proceeded to read my ecu's flash memory. Whoo hoo it did it! So now I have this small .bin file on my laptop, been really carefull with the laptop I proceeded to send the file to my desktop ready for e-mailing. I sent the e-mail to a very reputable person (can't name any names) and within half hour received a file back. I was sooooooo excited, toothache gone, migrane gone I felt fantastic! I was quite possibly less than half hour from having a 200bhp car! So goes to the car with laptop, .bin file and cable. Got all connected up ready for launch, read the cautions bla bla bla and hit the "write to ecu button!". Connecting.......... Connected........... Security granted.......... Bla Bla Bla............ Starting to transfer......... At this point I felt rather smug and then......... Communication error! Never mind i thought, least I tried. So I shut everything taken everything in, went back out to start the car and............ computer sez noooooo. (smugness wore off to say the least) At this point, migrane started again, toothache started and our pissed off lass comes home and starts. I have no cash and with everything else my head was about to explode lol. I contacted the guy who sorted me out in the first place and after trying various things and lots of e-mails (good ones), in the end I was told to send the ecu to him and he would sort it. So I started to get to the ecu, what a pig of a job, just for an ecu, talk about silly places to put it! Now my ecu is safely packed up ready to send tommorow and hopefully I should have it back on saturday with a new map on it. Wow haven't I gone on? Thanks to the member (who would like remain Anonymous) for helping me out, you have been a superstar! Anyway hows your day been?