AP stage 1 still reliable?
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This is a discussion on AP stage 1 still reliable? within the Tuning: Electronic Engine Management forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; If I were to to a stage 1 tune from an access port, will doing so stil make my car ...

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    AP stage 1 still reliable?

    If I were to to a stage 1 tune from an access port, will doing so stil make my car 100% reliable or just a reliable as if I were to do nothing at all?

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    Theoretically, your car should still be reliable.
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    In theory yes. But every car responds differently to an OTS map. Important thing is to data log and review the results. Cobb has good notes online about what to look for. You can also contact Cobb directly if you have questions or concerns about your logs.

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    Stage 1 will be relatively safe, but honestly there's so many variables involved. If you're worried about maintaining 100% reliability, I would keep the car stock for the peace of mind

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