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I was lucky enough to be one of the first customers for Stefvan's latest incredible device. I have installed it and have been driving around with it for about a week and over 500 miles and know this is a winner.

The device plugs into the E-Diff controller ECU box behind the driver's seat in what I call the Hell Hole. It fits perfectly and is secured by double-sided Velcro ® fasteners (not supplied, Home Depot). The original E-Diff wiring plugs into the Scud Ing SEB which is plugged into the E-Diff ECU. This device, depending on your manettino setting, totally disables the E-Diff giving the car an open rear: A Limited Slip Differential (LSD) just like all other performance cars. Stef's device emulates the E-Diff controller so the Magneti Marelli system thinks you still have an E-Diff so there are no error codes or cranky "Slow Down/Limp home" messages.

If the manettino is in Sport, Race,or CST mode, you have an open rear (a normal LSD). If you set it to a low grip setting, the E-Diff is activated and the computers can sense steering angle, yaw, and individual wheel speed to determine if there should be E-Diff intervention and whether the E-Diff clutches engage or disengage depending on the intervention required. It then functions as delivered.

If you don't need or want the nanny intervention, this ECU permits you to do without it. Power is supplied equally to both rear wheels all the time. This is why the 430 Challenge cars do not utilize the E-Diff.

It also comes with a remote control so you can, at your whim, engage or disengage the E-Diff. This impresses women.

For more complete information visit the SIS Scud Ing website.

Stef is amazing.

Ray
 
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Thank you so much Ray for your very kind review!
Through a Private Sale operation with our most trusted customers, for the moment this new SEB ECU has been installed on 23 different F430s all over the world, all with great success and fantastic feedback. The SEB ECU really sets the F430 free!

The time needed to compile all the information and "mass produce" the electronic boards, the official product launch will be Mid March 2021, so it will be available to everyone very soon now.

I'll come back soon with more details :) , stay tuned!
 

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Thank you so much Ray for your very kind review!
Through a Private Sale operation with our most trusted customers, for the moment this new SEB ECU has been installed on 23 different F430s all over the world, all with great success and fantastic feedback. The SEB ECU really sets the F430 free!

The time needed to compile all the information and "mass produce" the electronic boards, the official product launch will be on 5th March 2021, so it will be available to everyone very soon now.

I'll come back soon with more details :) , stay tuned!
Stef!

I'm sorry I blew your cover! I went to your site for something else (instructions for the side lights) and saw the SEB listed and thought you had released it for public sale!

Mea culpa!

A thousand apologies, Stef!

Ray
 
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No problem Ray, but the SEB was/is not yet listed on our website, just in case someone is searching for it. Maybe you love the SEB so much that you saw it listed lol :LOL:.
Anyway, the news is now out so if anyone has questions, I'll be very happy to answer them.

Thanks again Ray for your immense support (y) (y)
 

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No problem Ray, but the SEB was/is not yet listed on our website, just in case someone is searching for it. Maybe you love the SEB so much that you saw it listed lol :LOL:.
Anyway, the news is now out so if anyone has questions, I'll be very happy to answer them.

Thanks again Ray for your immense support (y) (y)
When I went looking for installation instructions for the black side lights the "download" section is at the bottom of the screen. Because I was logged in it displayed things I had already purchased at the screen bottom, one of which is the SEB. I didn't realize that it wasn't yet generally available and thought "Oh, Stef's ahead of schedule!". Which is why I wanted to let the community know about it, because it is totally awesome.

Again, my profound apology for blowing your cover.

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No worries Ray. We had so many inquiries from people who wanted to learn more about this new solution that we decided to make this page public. Anyone can now discover in details what this SEB ECU is all about and how it will considerably improve the F430.

Here's the link: SEB - Smart Ferrari F430 E-DIFF Bypass ECU

Happy reading :)
 

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Ferrari F430 - SEB ECU - E-DIFF Bypass System

While the electronic boards are being manufactured and fully tested, we've started already manufacturing the wire harnesses with the specific connector which makes this solution Plug & Play as it plugs directly into the E-DIFF ECU.

Connector terminals are silver plated, wiring as for all our solutions is made of only high profile/high temperature resistant Swiss made wires.

The SEB ECU is a major improvement of the F430 as already experienced by 26 customers through our pre-sale action. Thank you to all for their amazing feedback!


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Ferrari F430 - SEB ECU - E-DIFF Bypass System

While the electronic boards are being manufactured and fully tested, we've started already manufacturing the wire harnesses with the specific connector which makes this solution Plug & Play as it plugs directly into the E-DIFF ECU.

Connector terminals are silver plated, wiring as for all our solutions is made of only high profile/high temperature resistant Swiss made wires.

The SEB ECU is a major improvement of the F430 as already experienced by 26 customers through our pre-sale action. Thank you to all for their amazing feedback!


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It definitely is plug, play, and forget.

I have put over 1,500 miles on the car since installation and I forget I have it installed because it's that unobtrusive. Very high-quality construction too.

Thanks for another cool product!

Ray
 
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Thank you very much Ray (y) .
Some think their E-DIFF is just fine but it's only when opening the differential we can see the real damage of the friction disks and we start seeing a lot F430s start having totally worn frictions disks. Another way to find out is to remove the high pressure filter behind the check valve on the F1 Power Unit. If it's clogged with metal fillings, then for sure it comes from the differential.

With the SEB, you're on the safe side now ;)

It definitely is plug, play, and forget.

I have put over 1,500 miles on the car since installation and I forget I have it installed because it's that unobtrusive. Very high-quality construction too.

Thanks for another cool product!

Ray
 

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"No more chatter from the rear, turns smoother, better sense of control, no slips and immediate grip of the road, more punch from stop, more reliable crisp predictive and responsive gear shifting, improved driveability, changes lanes much more crisply, much better handling, U turns are immediately noticeably smoother and easy, no resistance noted, more compliant "in, through and out" of the corners with no sense of understeer, strong feeling of better traction, becomes more free, car actually feels lighter, fixed my E-DIFF issues, nobler in the bends, feel more connected to the car, more responsive throttle, car feels very secure when I launch, etc..."

This some of the feedback we're getting (including workshops) and happy to see that many F430 owners start to enjoy eventually their car as a real Ferrari. It's entirely Plug & Play, really easy to install and you can control yourself when you want or don't want the E-DIFF.


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Thank you so much Ray for your very kind review!
Through a Private Sale operation with our most trusted customers, for the moment this new SEB ECU has been installed on 23 different F430s all over the world, all with great success and fantastic feedback. The SEB ECU really sets the F430 free!

The time needed to compile all the information and "mass produce" the electronic boards, the official product launch will be Mid March 2021, so it will be available to everyone very soon now.

I'll come back soon with more details :) , stay tuned!
Hi StefVan and Ray, I own a 2009 F430-F1, 90% of driving is on the race track, what are your thought about the SEB ECU, I have read all the literature on the unit but am not very technical, what is your OPINION, I am also waiting to receive a response from the service manager at B.H.Ferrari to see if any customers have this unit installed.
 

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Hi StefVan and Ray, I own a 2009 F430-F1, 90% of driving is on the race track, what are your thought about the SEB ECU, I have read all the literature on the unit but am not very technical, what is your OPINION, I am also waiting to receive a response from the service manager at B.H.Ferrari to see if any customers have this unit installed.
I have not tracked my 430 as yet, so I am no help there. I bought the SEB for peace of mind. Although I do notice quicker lane changes after install. Less drag.

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Hi StefVan and Ray, I own a 2009 F430-F1, 90% of driving is on the race track, what are your thought about the SEB ECU, I have read all the literature on the unit but am not very technical, what is your OPINION, I am also waiting to receive a response from the service manager at B.H.Ferrari to see if any customers have this unit installed.
Hi Alan, with the SEB ECU, on track you'll have a total different and much better experience. This has been confirmed by professional race drivers. The F430 is less on the "brakes" at the rear, no more understeer caused by a locked rear axle when entering a corner. Slight oversteer when accelerating very hard at exit of a sharp corner and CST OFF (no ASR) but easy and fun to control if you have the experience. In Race mode, ASR will still be there to help but we've never been able to trigger it ;). The F430 comes also well more responsive when accelerating hard as the E-DIFF won't lock anymore at the rear. Most of all, no anymore unexpected E-DIFF locks which makes the car very unstable and difficult to control. With semi-slick or slick tires and the SEB ECU, the F430 transforms into a very fast car.
 

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Our SEB ECU continues to be installed on many Ferrari F430 - Scuderia - 16M all around the world and very happy to hear the great feedback like:

Very "mechanical" feel as opposed to "electronically assisted" driving experience
I can definitely tell that the rear end feels “free” but not in a bad way
Rear wheels not trying to lock up on every turn
Car is a blast to drive
Fixed my E-DIFF issues
Strong feeling of better traction

etc, etc...

This picture is an example of the SEB and eMT ECU installed on a Scuderia (USA).

The SEB ECU has also been installed on a 6 speed manual converted Scuderia by Art - EAG with fantastic results.

Thank you very much to all owners for sharing their impressions!

Read more here: SEB - Smart Ferrari F430 E-DIFF Bypass ECU
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Our SEB ECU continues to be installed on many Ferrari F430 - Scuderia - 16M all around the world and very happy to hear the great feedback like:

Very "mechanical" feel as opposed to "electronically assisted" driving experience
I can definitely tell that the rear end feels “free” but not in a bad way
Rear wheels not trying to lock up on every turn
Car is a blast to drive
Fixed my E-DIFF issues
Strong feeling of better traction

etc, etc...

This picture is an example of the SEB and eMT ECU installed on a Scuderia (USA).

The SEB ECU has also been installed on a 6 speed manual converted Scuderia by Art - EAG with fantastic results.

Thank you very much to all owners for sharing their impressions!

Read more here: SEB - Smart Ferrari F430 E-DIFF Bypass ECU
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I've put over 2,000 miles on my F430 since installing the SEB. No issues to report. Thanks, Stef!

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Back on track to make further test sessions of our solutions but also give a chance to our friends and their kids to enjoy some great moments.

Impressed again how amazing the SEB ECU is, so obvious on track. Even when driving really hard, the F430 remains glued on the ground, not even once the ASR kicked in and the car becomes well more predictable of its limits. All 100% of the available power goes to the ground without any E-DIFF restrictions anymore.

More here about the SEB ECU: SEB - Smart Ferrari F430 E-DIFF Bypass ECU

Many thanks to Bob for the great pictures!

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Hello StefVan, I have not had a chance to track my F430, our season begins September 22nd, 2021. I was able to test out the SEB ECU on a stretch of 5 miles very windy road and I immediately noticed a difference, driving up the steep windy road the back end felt like it was glued to the road making me feel very comfortable with increasing my overall speed, the same applied when I came down the same road, I don't think I applied my brakes at all, stayed on the gas and downshifted into a lower gear, again I felt like the back end of the F430 really gripped the asphalt.
 

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Hello StefVan, I have not had a chance to track my F430, our season begins September 22nd, 2021. I was able to test out the SEB ECU on a stretch of 5 miles very windy road and I immediately noticed a difference, driving up the steep windy road the back end felt like it was glued to the road making me feel very comfortable with increasing my overall speed, the same applied when I came down the same road, I don't think I applied my brakes at all, stayed on the gas and downshifted into a lower gear, again I felt like the back end of the F430 really gripped the asphalt.
Hello Alan, thank you very much for your kind feedback. The SEB ECU will definitely provide a more exciting driving experience and make the F430 feel more secure and predictable. You'll see on track where the difference is even more obvious. To compare the difference, you can easily try some laps with the E-DIFF enabled and then disabled using the remote control. I even tracked the car with CST OFF (no ASR, no E-DIFF) and with good tires, the car was unbeatable.

Also your F1 system will be happy on track as all hydraulic pressure will now be available only for the F1 system.
Enjoy the track experience ;)
 

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The SEB ECU has now been installed on many Ferrari F430 - Scuderia - 16M.

A lot of them had permanent E-DIFF issues caused by internal hydraulic pressure losses and as a consequence, caused constant F1 issues like getting stuck in gear or neutral and even forced engine shutdowns with blocked clutch.

With such E-DIFF issues, the car will also be forced in limp mode (low grip mode + limited engine power).

What's happening is that the hydraulic fluid under pressure flows directly back to the return pipe when the E-DIFF solenoid valve is opened causing an instant big pressure loss which is not recovered by the pump making it running very <10 seconds.

As a consequence, the F1 system is deprived of hydraulic pressure causing it to fail too. In such running conditions, the pump won't last long neither.

Unfortunately, changing the E-DIFF solenoid valve alone doesn't fix such internal leaks and there are no spare parts available to repair the differential and requires the entire replacement of the transmission at very high cost. It's also impossible to disable the E-DIFF with the Manettino. Some people think that CST OFF disables the E-DIFF while actually, it's the opposite. With CST OFF, the E-DIFF ECU goes in very sensitive mode locking even more frequently and stronger the differential.

The SEB ECU eliminates such E-DIFF issues while offering a much better overall handling of the car. 100% Plug & Play.

Read more here: SEB - Smart Ferrari F430 E-DIFF Bypass ECU

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