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    More mods for my SWP

    Pulling the trigger on my next set of mods... looking at hella horns too...

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    sry that might be too small...

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    Who's doing the custom tune?
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    I think i'm going with Torqued Performance. Thx for the recommendation. I talked him yesterday... gonna email me the map and i'll flash my ecu the same day i install this set.

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    Quote Originally Posted by penukoko
    I think i'm going with Torqued Performance. Thx for the recommendation. I talked him yesterday... gonna email me the map and i'll flash my ecu the same day i install this set.
    I threw one of Eric's base maps on a friends '08 last week with great results. As long as the map in question comes with revisions, good choice...
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    yeah, he said he has one for the Cobb SF intake. he is also willing to check out my datalogs and revise the map if needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by penukoko
    yeah, he said he has one for the Cobb SF intake. he is also willing to check out my datalogs and revise the map if needed.
    If it's simply the StageII map, don't bother with the TMIC/uppipe; that's something you want a custom tune for. I'm pretty sure he does e-mail tuning.
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    Really? The closest reputable tuner is in Colorado. Other options? Drive to CO with parts in hand, get them installed and tuned in the same trip?

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    Quote Originally Posted by penukoko
    Really? The closest reputable tuner is in Colorado. Other options? Drive to CO with parts in hand, get them installed and tuned in the same trip?
    How far of a drive is CO? If you're getting tuned at their shop, they should send you a base map that would be safe to get to their shop with.

    With proper equipment (laptop to datalog / WBO2), an e-mail tune is very effective. Basically, they send you a base map. You send them datalogs, and they send you revisions. This process repeats until both you and the tuner are happy.
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    So if Eric did this then it would be worthwhile to get the tmic and uppipe?

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    pretty far, i think like 8 hours

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    Quote Originally Posted by penukoko
    So if Eric did this then it would be worthwhile to get the tmic and uppipe?
    If he does e-mail tuning, absolutely. To buy a quality TMIC like the PW / uppipe like GS and run a base map would be a waste.
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    Eric is awesome, I have his stage 1 and very happy with the tune and His feedback etc.

    Also why the uppipe?
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