JAYBIRD product link and articles
Introduction Although you can use our Ford hardware ( F3 Jaybird QuarterHorse ) on just about any 86-2004 Ford, software is much more lacking. Currently (Feb 28 2014) there are three software packages that support our Ford hardware – Binary Editor, EEC Editor, TunerPro RT. Each software package has a different set of computers that […]
Fairly regularly we get asked something along the lines of, “I had my car tuned by Joe Bob at Fast Bob’s Racing and he used a ___________ (not ours) chip. I want to make a few changes to the tune myself. What do I need to do it?” Here is the answer: We do NOT officially […]
This article provides a full overview of options and procedures for Ford-based tuning solutions. Everything is discussed, including year/model coverage, hardware compatibility, software licensing, cost breakdown, and tuning strategies. Read through this evolving article if you’re interested in Ford EEC tuning.
“I have a Ford. What do I need to tune my car?” is an email we frequently receive. Hopefully this page will provide some answers. We also often get asked, “Can I use your product to let me put _______ on my engine?” The answer to this is very simple: our products let you tune […]
FTDI provide a utility called “FTCLEAN” that forcibly removes drivers from your computer. WARNING: THIS WILL BREAK ALL DEVICES THAT USE FTDI DRIVERS, NOT JUST MOATES HARDWARE. Do not attempt this procedure unless reloading the drivers has failed to restore your devices to full functionality. You should not be thinking about doing this unless you […]
About Moates USB Products Almost all Moates.net products have a USB interface to connect to a computer. (ALDU1, HULOG, Hondalog, BURN1/2, Ostrich 1/2, Roadrunner, Quarterhorse, Jaybird) Fortunately, all Moates.net products with a USB interface use the same USB support chip so they can all use the same drivers. This makes it easy for you – […]
USB Drivers are needed for almost all products. You only need one driver package for ALL Moates USB products. One for all and all for one? 🙂 You can find drivers we know work for Windows 2000/XP/Vista can be downloaded by clicking here There is a Vista Specific Guide that may be helpful to those […]
Overview The Jaybird is a USB based device used ONLY for loading tunes onto F3 adapters. It is designed to be the simplest and cheapest solution for programming J3 style Ford chips. It cannot program other chips. The Jaybird CANNOT READ STOCK ECMs!!! If you require this functionality, you need to get BURN2+F2A+F2E instead. Software […]
Overview The F3 is a simple chip for EEC-based Ford ECUs allowing the stock program to be replaced with a tune of your choice. To install, simply clean with contacts of the EEC connector with carb cleaner and a wirebrush, and slide the module on. It is critical that the vehicle is fully off before […]
About Firmware Updates and a Warning Periodically we release new firmware for our products. We generally recommend AGAINST updating firmware unless you have a very specific reason for doing so, as there is always the chance something will go wrong during an update leaving the device bricked in a state where it has to be sent […]
Introduction Although our hardware uses USB connectivity, you don’t have to be a kernel level device driver programmer or any sort of expert in the USB framework to interface our devices.Our devices simply create a virtual COM port that can be written to via all sorts of methods. Old-school Windows programmers may be familiar with […]
Download Flash & Burn here. Flash & Burn is a software package used with the Burn1 and Burn2 EEPROM burners, as well as the Autoprom (APU1). Note, many tuning software packages (like CROME and Hondata) can interface with these burners directly making this software not necessary.
EECEditor is a ROM Editor for many Ford vehicles.