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Old 04-18-2013, 07:21 PM   #1
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Default Which CAI and Tuner combo?

Im looking to get the Steeda CAI and I'm wondering which tuner I should get with it? Is it the manufacture of the tuner that supplies the tunes for you or the company you buy the tuner from?

I just went to JBA here in San Diego and they told me I needed a $900 dyno tune after getting a CAI installed...I tried my best not to laugh at him when he told me that.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:24 PM   #2
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I just bought JLT intake and bama combo!! Best deal best hand held tunner it made my car feel like its in roids! No joke u could feel the power and motor scream!
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You can buy a tuner preloaded with the manufacturers canned tunes (lame) or from companies that write excellent custom tunes like Brenspeed and American Muscle. The CAI doesn't really matter but it should be a tune-required CAI.
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Get a tune from a reputable tuner. VMP, Lund or AED. There's much more room for improvement in many tunes.
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Brenspeed or Bama for the tune and SCT device, any CAI they sell will work fine. The tune is the important part.

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