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Hi All,
Here is the ECU reading of the MY 2006 Elise with 4500 miles I have a conditional deposit on - Any red flags here? Looks clean to me but I wanted to post it in the forum to get some additional thoughts.

I also specifically have the following questions:
1) Why is the VIN as entered field blank? Does this mean ECU was reflashed?
2) MaxEngineSpeed5 thru 1 Engine run timer shows different hours than [email protected] values: Is this correct?
3) Also, the fastest standing start times shhow 25:6 seconds which sounds too good to be true; Please help understand.

**Begin Report**

16/07/2012:11:12:06
VIN as Entered- Blank????
VIN as Read - Actual VIN from Carfax
System - EMS (Engine Management)
Hardware Number - Blank
Caliberation Number - D121E0010H

Group Category Data Unit
Time @ TPS1 0-1:5% 17:2:8 H:M:S
Time @ TPS2 1:5-15% 88:24:38 H:M:S
Time @ TPS3 15-25% 7:5:13 H:M:S
Time @ TPS4 25-35% 0:45:28 H:M:S
Time @ TPS5 35-50% 0:23:51 H:M:S
Time @ TPS6 50-65% 0:6:50 H:M:S
Time @ TPS7 65-80% 0:2:45 H:M:S
Time @ TPS8 80-100% 0:3:58 H:M:S

Time @ RPM1 500-1500 RPM 38:11:31 H:M:S
Time @ RPM2 1500-2500 RPM 12:58:25 H:M:S
Time @ RPM3 2500-3500 RPM 31:34:4 H:M:S
Time @ RPM4 3500-4500 RPM 27:47:19 H:M:S
Time @ RPM5 4500-5500 RPM 3:22:20 H:M:S
Time @ RPM6 5500-6500 RPM 0:24:0 H:M:S
Time @ RPM7 6500-7000 RPM 0:2:16 H:M:S
Time @ RPM8 7000+ RPM 0:0:43 H:M:S


Time @ KMH1 0-30 KMH 45:26:18 H:M:S
Time @ KMH2 30-60 KMH 29:55:39 H:M:S
Time @ KMH3 60-90 KMH 26:36:3 H:M:S
Time @ KMH4 90-120 KMH 9:2:57 H:M:S
Time @ KMH5 120-150 KMH 3:22:41 H:M:S
Time @ KMH6 150-180 KMH 0:1:8 H:M:S
Time @ KMH7 180-210 KMH 0:0:1 H:M:S
Time @ KMH8 210+ KMH 45:26:18 H:M:S

Time at Coolant Temp 105-110 deg c 0:0:0 H:M:S
Time at Coolant Temp 110-115 deg c 0:0:0 H:M:S
Time at Coolant Temp 115-119 deg c 0:0:0 H:M:S
Time at Coolant Temp 119+ deg c 0:0:0 H:M:S

Max Engine Speed5 7882 RPM
Max Engine Speed4 7761
Max Engine Speed3 7664
Max Engine Speed2 7660
Max Engine Speed1 7602
Max Engine Speed5 Coolant Temp 89:79 DegC
Max Engine Speed5 Coolant Temp 89:79 DegC
Max Engine Speed4 Coolant Temp 92:91 DegC
Max Engine Speed5 Coolant Temp 91:04 DegC
Max Engine Speed5 Coolant Temp 89:79 DegC
Max Engine Speed5 ENGINE RUN TIMER 112:4:40 H:M:S ??????
Max Engine Speed4 ENGINE RUN TIMER 1:22:28 H:M:S ??????
Max Engine Speed3 ENGINE RUN TIMER 113:37:35 H:M:S ??????
Max Engine Speed2 ENGINE RUN TIMER 61:16:14 H:M:S ??????
Max Engine Speed1 ENGINE RUN TIMER 108:58:14 H:M:S ??????
Max Vehicle Speed5 blank 160 KMPH
Max Vehicle Speed4 blank 158 KMPH
Max Vehicle Speed3 blank 165 KMPH
Max Vehicle Speed2 blank 153 KMPH
Max Vehicle Speed1 blank 150 KMPH
Fastest Standing Start 0-100 KMH 25:5 seconds???
Fastest Standing Start 0-160 KMH 25:5 seconds???
Last Standing Start 0-100 KMH 0 seconds???
Last Standing Start 0-100 KMH 0 seconds???
Emgine Run Timer Total 114:24:53 H:M:S
Number of standing starts No data

** End Report **
Cheers!
--njexpress:up:
 

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While everything is highly open for interpretation, I was thinking through my questions as follows:
1) VIN as entered - They never keyed in any VIN as they pulled the dump but the dump returns the actual VIN of the ECU / vehicle...
2) Max Engine Speed'x' ENGINE RUN TIMER --> The closest thing I could think of is the 'as of' time at which the event was triggered.
(e-x) Engine run timer total is 114:24:53 H:M:S
Max Engine Speed5 ENGINE RUN TIMER event was triggered as of 112:4:40 H:M:S since the very first engine start, ever...
I could be wrong, just throwing my thougths out there...
3) 25.6 seconds to 60 MPH would mean that whoever clocked that time did not really unleash the engine until they got on a freeway or something...
 

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...never seen time over 8k rpm...
....never seen a standing start...

if anything i would be worried the car has never been driven in anger, might need some "sorting".

a 114 hours x 40mph = 4,500 miles... so ecu is likely "clean"
 

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I don't think I treat my car poorly, or thrash it in any way. I don't race or autox it (and I'm sure some of you will now be saying what I'm about to say), but while it's good for this buyer, you do have to wonder about buying/owning an Elise, and in 6 years only exceeding 7,000 RPM for 43 seconds? Isn't this sort of the whole point?

Time @ RPM6 5500-6500 RPM 0:24:0 H:M:S
Time @ RPM7 6500-7000 RPM 0:2:16 H:M:S
Time @ RPM8 7000+ RPM 0:0:43 H:M:S

It almost seems like the second cam kicking in was thought to be the signal to slow down?
 

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THIS car lived most of it's life at low speed !! Babied !
 

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Yeah, I'll agree.....needs to be exercised !!
 

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well the good news is judging by that dump... it wasnt a rental car

looks like its pretty unmolested
 

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I could not imagine owning an Elise for 6 years and never experiencing more than 7882 RPM.

If you shift at 7882, that means when you get to 2nd you're probably under the cam point. And doing 1st gear 2 gear full on in this car is rather magical. If you miss the cam then it's just sorta so-so.
 

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Time @ KMH8 210+ KMH 45:26:18 H:M:S
 

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how do you do 45 minutes at 210+, but no time between 150-210?

fastest 0-100 is 25.5 seconds(slow), but 45 minutes at 210+(fast)...

Also, the temp info is blank... this dump looks very suspicious
 

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Oops, time at 210+ is a typo from copy paste.... report shows 2 seconds only at that speed!!! So, do we have an unanimous jury and is it a thumbs up?/
 

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Now that I know for sure that I made a copy / paste error:
***Time @ KMH1 0-30 KMH 45:26:18 H:M:S
***Time @ KMH8 210+ KMH 45:26:18 H:M:S --> This was actually 0:0:2
1) Do the coolant temp readings check out?
2) Why is the VIN as entered field blank? Does this mean ECU was reflashed?
2) MaxEngineSpeed5 thru 1 Engine run timer shows different hours than [email protected] values:The closest thing I could think of is the 'as of' time at which the event was triggered.
(e-x) Engine run timer total is 114:24:53 H:M:S
Max Engine Speed5 ENGINE RUN TIMER event was triggered as of 112:4:40 H:M:S since the very first engine start, ever...
Is this correct?
Thoughts?
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Holy crap.......:crazyeyes:crazyeyes:crazyeyes

Paralysis by analysis.............buy the damn car!

Its not abused but has been sitting and needs to be drivin to work the bugs out which will have nothing to do with ECU dump.



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please buy some car soon....
 

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Owned by some major league wuss!! Bet its eat off of clean so they were also OCD!
 

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Sad. Someone needs to buy it and drive it.
 
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