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Old 01-04-2020, 11:26 PM   #1
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Hi Fellas- I'm looking for the wiring harness for the coil on plug conversion for my M44 with DASC. I tried HQAutosport and they were unable to supply the harness. Does anyone have a reliable trusted source for the harness? Thanks. Bruce
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OK, so I went ahead and ordered the kit from GKD Tuning. We'll see how it works out.
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Welcome to the site. I donít know how many have done this conversion to comment. I guess youíre the guy to tell us all about it.

So, how did it go? Was there a noticeable improvement?
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HI Jim- I don't know yet. Since the kit comes from Britain, it takes a while to get here. They make the harness to order, which takes a few days, and then shipping. I'll share my thoughts on it when it shows up and I get it installed. Thanks for your interest. Bruce
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Ok! Keep us posted!
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Welcome to the site. I donít know how many have done this conversion to comment. I guess youíre the guy to tell us all about it.

So, how did it go? Was there a noticeable improvement?
It does make a difference, I did this a few years go and I can definitely notice the difference. I also have a Dinan tune though, but the car overall drives and feels more responsive with the coil on plug conversion.
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That's good to hear. I'm hoping to smooth out the idle a little and maybe cure an intermittent CEL i get that I've had trouble tracking down.
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If you are using the generic error codes provided with most code readers (Peake, etc.) you will get some wrong ones.

You want to use the factory P-codes, which vary slightly form year to year.
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You might want to search at m42club.com for COP conversion information too. They have identified connectors to make your own harness. Parts cost about $75 + coils. If you do this make sure you test that the coils fit through your valve cover openings (24mm dia.). There is an interesting solution using the Delphi e90 coils that I test fit. However after discussing this with my friend and master bmw mechanic I decided that putting coils in the middle of a hot engine block would not last as long as the almost bullet proof original coil pack. But my motivations are probably different than yours.
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