Common Terms and Acronyms Used Throughout This Guide

Created by Anthony Cardinale, Modified on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 at 08:14 PM by Anthony Cardinale

OFT

OpenFlash Tablet

OFM

OpenFlash Manager (PC Software)

ECU

Engine Control Unit (Engine Computer)

TCU

Transmission Control Unit (Transmission Computer)

E85

Ethanol Based Fuel (85% Ethanol, 15% Petrol/Gasoline)

Flex-Fuel

A tuning system that automatically adjusts your tune based on current fuel ethanol content
Install Pairing an OFT to your ECU/vehicle
Uninstall
Un-Pairing an OFT to your ECU/vehicle
MarrySee Install above
Un-MarrySee Uninstall above
ROMRead Only Memory - This is where the engine control program is saved
TuneThis is generally the program that is modified and flashed to the ROM in the ECU
.bin See Tune above
FlashThis is the process of writing a tune file to the ROM in the ECU
ProgrammingSee Flash above
OTSOff-The-Shelf (Pre-made tune files available for free, for a variety of hardware configurations)


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