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    Do i need a tune?

    Ok I am getting 4.10 gears, so would that throw the speedometer off so, if so how much or less? What would I need to do to get it calibrated ?
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    You can use a hand held tuner like a preditor or similar products to get change the gears.

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    Ok I just gone done doin a longtube header install, sould I just get a tune for it all, and I don't think predators will delete the egr/air. And studf like that!

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    It should. basically it can do what a tune can just not as good. I mean the redoing the speedometer will be the same and deleting the DTC codes, and you can put a custom tune on it with the preditor. However, the tune is always the best from a dyno tune, but you pay for it . $400 usally. If you have never had your car dyno tuned its a really cool experiance I think worth it. but im waiting till I do HC to get another one done cause I don't have $400 to spend everytime I want a code deleted. thats why I have the preditor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by camarostripes96 View Post
    Do I need a tune?
    I'd get one!

    I might get in trouble for posting this.....but what the heck…..

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    Quote Originally Posted by KW Baraka View Post
    I'd get one!

    I might get in trouble for posting this.....but what the hecků..

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    OH MY GOD do NOT get a PCM 4 less tune, ive had one and NO mail order tune is a decent tune, CRAP!! way to generic
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    Quote Originally Posted by brynnda View Post
    OH MY GOD do NOT get a PCM 4 less tune, ive had one and NO mail order tune is a decent tune, CRAP!! way to generic
    All of mine, on both my cars, have been dead-on.

    Too bad you had a bad experience.

    Maybe he should go with a Trifecta tune......

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    Quote Originally Posted by KW Baraka View Post
    All of mine, on both my cars, have been dead-on.

    Too bad you had a bad experience.

    Maybe he should go with a Trifecta tune......

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    or maybe he should take his ass down and have a REAL tune, on a DYNO

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    dyno's are the best but I hear frost does one hell of a mail in tune.

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    who is frost? and what should i do? how much does trifecta cost? and do u have to send ur pcm in?

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    search the members list pm him what you want. I have never sent my PCM in but from what I hear from others he does a very good job.

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    and his member name is frost?

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    yup

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    Quote Originally Posted by brynnda View Post
    or maybe he should take his ass down and have a REAL tune, on a DYNO
    From who?

    C'mon.....help the Longhorn out !!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by camarostripes96 View Post
    .....how much does trifecta cost?........
    Don't know.

    But as you can see in the link, they have a lot of positive testimonials.

    BTW.....Trifecta reputedly does not do any mail-order tuning themselves.....they e-mail you PCM4Less tunes for you to download into your PCM.

    But that can't be true......since PCM4Less is such crap .....


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    Kw baraka , by the way I aint no damn longhorn, I'm a OU Sooner , that's why there is a bullethole in that longhorns head!! Lol longhorns my be good if they ever keep their playes outta jail!!! Haha

    But I'm goin to look up frost and talk to him and weigh my options

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    Quote Originally Posted by camarostripes96 View Post
    Kw baraka , by the way I aint no damn longhorn, I'm a OU Sooner , that's why there is a bullethole in that longhorns head!!........
    Opps! My bad !!!!

    I hadn't looked close enough to see tell that it was a bullet hole and blood trickle......

    Me? Baylor Bear !

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    Quote Originally Posted by KW Baraka View Post
    From who?

    C'mon.....help the Longhorn out !!!!!!!



    Don't know.

    But as you can see in the link, they have a lot of positive testimonials.

    BTW.....Trifecta reputedly does not do any mail-order tuning themselves.....they e-mail you PCM4Less tunes for you to download into your PCM.

    But that can't be true......since PCM4Less is such crap .....


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    no mail oder tune is worth shit, its a GENERIC tune, anyone who actually wanted faster 1/4 and bigger numbers doesnt bother with that garbage. if you wanna waste a couple hundred, go for it. but if you want anything done right your gonna have to pay for it

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    and are you seriously trying to tell me there isnt anyone in his area with a dyno that can tune?

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    Quote Originally Posted by brynnda View Post
    no mail oder tune is worth shit, its a GENERIC tune.....
    So says the all knowing, all seeing, vag owner ..........

    Look, in my 12 years of racing I will say that a dyno tune is preferable to a mail order tune.

    But to say that mail order tunes aren't worth a shit because you had a bad experience......well, you just lost what little credibilty you could've had.

    It could be that your car is FUBER'ed so that will fix your issues short of installing quality parts that compliment each other.

    It just could be..........

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