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Hi All,

I am just learning all about flashing and its kinda confusing. I am looking at the following tools;
1) fgtech
2) CMD
3) DIMsport
4) Flash2
5) MAGPro2
6) K-TAG

I am reading through their websites and looks like all do the same with some differences in model coverage. My question is: are these devises used just to read and rewrite on the same ecu? I am asking coz many of customers would rather buy a used ECU from a junk yard rather than buy new one. So, can I use these softwares/tools to read from the original (damaged) ecu and write it to an ecu from a junk yard? or is it just for tuning?

any advise?
 

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Never used any of those you listed. My recommendation would be to take a look at https://www.hptuners.com/products/vcmsuite.php It is a very powerful tool and you can use it across multiple vehicles by buying extra credits.

Be aware that if you don't don't have a lot of experience with tuning plus access to at minimum a wide band O2 sensor that you can do significant and very expensive damage.
 

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Never used any of those you listed. My recommendation would be to take a look at https://www.hptuners.com/products/vcmsuite.php It is a very powerful tool and you can use it across multiple vehicles by buying extra credits.

Be aware that if you don't don't have a lot of experience with tuning plus access to at minimum a wide band O2 sensor that you can do significant and very expensive damage.
Thanks for quick answer! but I think I have not explained what I need properly.

I just want to use these tools, if I can, to reconfigure reconditioned ECUs or used ecus from one car to be used on another. I know many ecus and transmission control units are not interchangeable. So, I thought maybe these will help?
 
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