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Old 11-18-2011, 06:33 AM
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So i know if I install a cam I can get a custom tune on Diablo for it, but i heard it would be a lot better to pay someone to dyno tune it. Makes since to me, but i didnt know what yall thought? Could tranny tune, speed limiter, and all the stuff a programmer does be done while dyno tuning?
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I know that there is a place just south of Austin that will tyno tune your truck after you put a programmer on it---for a little over $800. For that price they better give you a kiss on the way out the door too--IMHO!
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you can do your initial tuning through emails..I have 4 or 5 custom tunes and i have yet to get on a dyno for it.. o, that reminds me..I'll answer your pm tonight when I get home ;o)
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Same here.. i got my truck tuned on the highway with the wideband and air/fuel ratio meter connected..thank god we got it right the first time cause the dsp does take a min. to load. and when u mean by tranny tune u mean shift points right?
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Most cam suppliers/makers have a canned tune to get you going, especially after something like a cam. This tune will allow you to get driving and datalog without any serious issues, it just won't be the optimal tune for your setup. Email tunes can be done following this with a good tuner, there are several for our platform like hemifever, johan, and a few other well known ones.
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Thanks guys, and ya i meant like stiffness and shift points, but everyone seems to have success with dsp so i guess it will work just fine! I'm def ready for some extra power, but I'm very satisfied with my truck as is runs and sounds amazing
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