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MPPS V18 vs KESS V2 vs KTAG vs FgTech Galletto v54

How to choose the right ECU tuning tool you need really? MPPS v18, ktag, kess, fgtech4 or 2? Tips from pros here... Hope this helps.


ECU tools/Communication




FgTech 2 /
Fgtech 4















So, KESS v2 supports obd2, boot

MPPS v18 works for obd2, Multiboot, Tricore for Marelli ECU’s

KTAG can work for bdm, j-tag, boot

FgTech Galleto v54 4 (or Fgtech 2) work no issues with obd2, bdm, j-tag, boot



ECU tools

















FgTech 2 /

Fgtech 4


So, 3 options are available for OBDII connection: mpps v18, kess, fgtech

3 options for BOOT: kess v2, k-tag, fgtech galletto

2 options for BDM: ktag, fgtech

2 options for JATG: ktag, fgtech 4/2

Only 1 way for Tricore: MPPS V18!


That is why you need buy more than one ecu programmers.


When to buy Galletto 4 and kess v2 together?

Galletto 4 work with truck, including Benz truck, read and write ECU via both BDM and OBD; KESS not works with truck, read and write ECU via only OBD, not BDM.


When to buy Kess v2 and Ktag together?

KESS V2 is a ECU programming tool that is perfect for OBD use, while KTag is perfect for Jtag, BDM and all the Boot application (tricore and ST10).

With KESS V2 you programming directly through the OBD port of the vehicle, while with Ktag (Ktag 2.13) you need to take apart the ECU and open it, after you can make the read/write operation.

Many ECU has the advantage that can be read and write from OBD port (so KESS V2 is perfect), but there are lot ECU that need to disassemble from the car and open and this is the case for all the ECU that need to be programmed with Jtag, BDM and Boot protocols, so KTAG is needed.


When to buy Fgtech 4, Kess v2 and Ktag all together?

Because non of China tool will cover all cars good and if you buy clone tools, buy all (galletto+kess+ktag) from them, that you will cover more cars, or better to buy a good original tool if you will do the work as a pro, all depends want you will do.




MPPS covers MAIN + TRICORE + MULTIBOOT and a wide range of controllers incl. M3.8, M5.9, ME7xx, MED9, MED17, EDC15/16/17, Delphi, Siemens, Marelli, Delco, Sagem, Trionic and many others…

Kess covers all major brands and protocols including Line, CAN, EDC17 and MED17 and Ford J1850

ktag firmware v6.070 with ksuite v2.13 supports BDM MOTOROLA MPC5xx, and BMW Gasoline F Chassis and Mercedes W222

FGTech Galletto 4 is a famous chip tuning tool for all cars, trucks, motorcycles, Marine, BDM MPCxx, BDM Boot Mode Tricore, checksum

Fgtech 2 comes with all Cars, Trucks, Traktors and bikes. New Boot Mode System Tricore Infineon Tricore Sak TC1766, Sak TC1767 *new Infineon Tricore sak TC1792,TC1796,TC1797,TC1767. READ / WRITE New BMW by OBD2 port.


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Where to buy Ford VCM2 clone:

Credits to all contributors/customers share good experience at


Does anyone own a SP177-C or SP177-C1 VCM2 clone? I read online that those are the best.

Where should I buy it?

I asked a few sellers on AliExpress about that version and they seem to not know about it.

I found it on obdexpress site. Did anyone buy from them? Are they serious?

I’d really appreciate if someone bought a good clone to let me know where should I buy from.



Review 1:

I have bought this :…-card.html and they sent what was advertised. I have done module programming on 10+ cars (both PWM and CANbus) and every time without any issues. And I will do programming 100% as original


Review 2:

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Review 3:

i bought this and it works perfect and fast…a-ids.html


Review 4:

Hmmm in fact 99%

My sp177c1 failed an 08 escape PCM the other day.

That’s the only problem i had so far


Review 5:

Here is a SP177 version with wifi , I have bought the same without wifi 1 month ago and it can do programming and everything a genuine VCM2 can link :…rsion.html


Review 6:

Those are the 4 famous china VCM2 clone


Vcm2 of high quality – its the BEST

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SP177C1 is like this most:

Vcm2 of good quality

Vcm2 of good quality


Vcm2 of middle quality

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Vcm2 of very bad quality

Vcm2 of very bad quality


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2017.5 Xentry/DAS Diagnostic Software Download

05.2017 Xentry OpenShell XDOS is released to work no issues with SD connect c4 diagnostic tools.


2017.05 mercedes star diagnostic software download:

Software in 256 GB Dell D630 SSD (running faster & more stable)

2017.5 Xentry/DAS free download link will be updated here also; please wait for it.


05.2017 Xentry OpenShell XDOS Windows 7 is confirmed working perfectly with 12v/24v Mercedes Car, Bus, Truck, Sprint, Smart (from 1989 to the 2017 year) !


Software confirmed! 


1.D-A-S / Xentry 2017.5……….Confirmed!

the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System, Concise interface and straightforward operation with IB M high-quality computer can realize the quick and accurate code reading and the whole car system testing

2.W-I-S net 2017.01……….Confirmed!

Workshop Information System Supply the whole view of the wiring diagram in a car,component location diagram and maintenance method. What you do is to enter the chassis number, and then you will get the manufacture data, engine configuration and the car model -all in detail. 2017.01……….Confirmed!

Electronic Parts Catalog

4.ST Finder……….Confirmed!

Part Location Finder options: 2008 and 2016

  1. STARUTILITIES……….Confirmed!

the movement management system and self-test

  1. SDMEDIA 2014……….Confirmed!
  2. PL71……….Confirmed!

2016 Mercedes software with PL70



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Function confirmed!



Online programming……….Confirmed!

Full Diagnostics……….Confirmed!

reading trouble code……….Confirmed!

erasing trouble code……….Confirmed!

reading live-data……….Confirmed!



component testing……….Confirmed!

information consultation……….Confirmed!

component location diagram……….Confirmed!

wiring diagram……….Confirmed!

flash code……….NOT worked!

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