How many Tuners / tunes have you gone through?

AZ ERIK

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Just curious, and kind if so other people can get an understanding that these trucks and mods arnt the perfect thing to tune and run,

How many tunes have you had done?

How many different people tuned your truck?

How many different tuning options have you used? (Hand held tuner, flipchip, FAST systems, etc)

How much money on tuning have you spent? (Dyno time included or not)


I'll start!

Tunes done: (not by me) 17 (had to track down a ftvb issue, which I fixed after 2 other tuners tried) 10 tunes by me (still learning)

People tuned my truck: 6 (including myself)

Tuning tools: 2 (diablo sport, sniper)$600 for the 2

Money on tuning: $375 on mail order tunes, plus $325 on dyno time (not including the next dyno in the end of Oct)

Post up!
 

throttle jockey

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I've had two tuners... Swanson Performance when I lived in SoCal and PSI Motorsports here in Texas. Swanson tuned with DiabloSport so I used to tune with the Predator but when I tuned at PSI I had to make the switch to the SCT X-Cal II. My truck has been on the rollers six times...
1) To tune for the basic bolt-ons (i.e. 6# lower, C&L inlet elbow and plenum, etc.)
2) Tuning for the BA2400
3) Having to re-tune for the BA2400 since the first tuning file corrupted somewhere along the uploading process (no cost to re-tune).
4) Break-in tune with the Whipple and new head gaskets (damn "weepage" mod).
5) Final tune with the Whipple while still running the OEM pumps and injectors.
6) Re-tune with the Whipple with the Walbros and 60# injectors.
 

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I bought my SCT programmer from RWTD with three of their custom tunes which consisted of 15, 17, and a race 19 degrees of timing. I put it on the 17 and left it until I mad an appointment to the much closer Amazon and had Rick put his tunes in it.
 

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How many tunes have you had done?

Probably close to 20

How many different people tuned your truck?

Im on my 3rd now

How many different tuning options have you used? (Hand held tuner, flipchip, FAST systems, etc)

Ive had one predator/mafia and one Xcal/SCTBA

How much money on tuning have you spent? (Dyno time included or not)

Probably close to 1500 - 2000 $:cryying:
 

Scuba-Matt

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3, RWTD, Kevin Mac, JDM.
I like Kevin and JDM both, Kev is Diablo and JDM is SCT. Both tuners know their business.
 
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haybale

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1 break-in tune, 1 street tune and 1 race tune, sct xcal II, 1 time on the rollers, tune adjusted after the trans, all done by DANTE @ DMP!!!! $425 for all the tuning and the hand held
 

Z7What

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How many tunes have you had done? Im on the 5th tune (First 4 being mail order, 5th was dyno tuned)

How many different people tuned your truck? One and only one SAL @ PSP

How many different tuning options have you used? (Hand held tuner, flipchip, FAST systems, etc) SCT XCAL2

How much money on tuning have you spent? (Dyno time included or not) 379 XCAL2 and mail order tunes, then 450 for the dyno tune which included 6 pulls on the dyno.

Wayne
 

00SVT

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I have used 3 different tuners. Recently had it tuneD by PSI. Truck ran a low 8.88 and 8.84 last weekend. Going to do some data logging to see if it's my tune making my truck run slow or iat temps are going up and pulling timing and tons of power. I may end up with a killer chiller setup if that is the case. But that does not tell me why my kb get's hotter than all get out. Ic pump is working so not sure what is going on there eother.
 

mickey03L

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ive just used one tuner, mike troyer, with first an xcal and then with a xcal2. prolly nine tunes in all. mostly email tunes but one time i did dyno tune before i put on the ported blower
 

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1 Tuner
2 different handhelds

times on the dyno..dunno i toss her on the rollers pretty much everytime i make a change LOL

how many tune revisions? 5 or 6 i dont remember.
 

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No tuner: unless you count the OLD Xcalibrator as one

2 tuners: First is unknown, and had a flip chip. Second is Rick @ Amazon and was an email tune.

Been on the dyno once. Was $60 for 3 pulls
 

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How many tunes have you had done? 3 different tunes (1 canned, 2 dyno)

How many different people tuned your truck? 2

How many different tuning options have you used? Diablo Predator canned tune :rollseyes, SCT chip (current), SCT XCAL2 with WMS tune for new combo.

How much money on tuning have you spent?
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SVT-BansheeMan

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one each. Xcal-2, ATS.

I really wish ATS was closer. If ever i need a new tune, im gonna have to plan to put on my mods a week or two before they come down for an event.
 

Tazman1

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2 different tuners, First JDM second one Amazon

3 different handheld devices, first one was a Diablo tuner( I used for 3 months)
Second device, was a X-cal 1 tuned by JDM.

Third device is a X-cal 2, first tuned by JDM. ( now with a Amazon tune on it)

Money spent.... I don't even want to think about it....
 

FordFanStan

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Gen2:

Total tunes: ?

Tuners: 5 or 6, no more swapping, only done by Dante and myself from now on!

Devices: Diablo Pred and SCT Xcal II

Costs: upwards of $1500


Gen1:

Freeby old Diablo black chip with Diablo tune, until I swap over to a MAf conversion and go with a custom SCT chip tuned by Dante and myself. FFS
 

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One tune back when the pulley went on, three years ago. No issues at all.

Modular Depot did the tuning.
 

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