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Old 06-12-2013, 04:56 PM   #1
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so im adding on a new tune because im installing a pypes x pipe to my car i already have a tune in my car so do i have to restore stock tune before i can upload my new tune? or can i just plug in my new tune and upload?
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:07 PM   #2
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just to be safe return to stock first.

Is the tuner you are using to install the new tune the same one that loaded the current tune?
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:15 PM   #3
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yes its a bama tune same as my first tune
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:23 PM   #4
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The instructions say return car to stock, then put on the new tune.

When I put on my new tune, I return the car to stock, put on my mod, then put the new tune on, never starting the car in the entire period.
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... and is it running ok with the new tune???
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:42 PM   #6
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yes its a bama tune same as my first tune
I never return to stock when loading a different tune using the same tuner.
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^ What he said.
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ill get it saturday
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ill get it saturday
Just to clarify, when I say the same tuner, I don't mean brenspeed or american muscle. I mean the same physical tuning device like my sct x3. If I were to get a new tune emailed to me from brenspeed, then I would just load it on the x3 and flash the car, not return to stock tune first.
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I've always reloaded the stock tune and always wonder why I'm doing it.
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:06 AM   #11
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why would you need a tune for an x-pipe? doesn't seem to make sense at all, unless it's an ORX
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When changing custom tunes, I never return back to stock and haven't experienced any issues. =-)
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I don't return to stock either. The tuner holds 10 tunes. They want you to return to stock just in case something goes wrong with your tuner when you plug it in to the computer to load tunes. It could update and reset, dropping your stock tune forever if you didnt save it first to the computer. I know...it happened to me.
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I havnt had the stock tune in my car since I purchased the SCT device a week after I bought my car 3.5 years ago. Flash in the good stuff, screw the stock tune.
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No need to switch back to stock when changing tunes. However, you should return to stock when updating the firmware on your tuner. Otherwise, you might lose your stock tune if the firmware update fails.
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Correct - only return to stock when trying to update the tuner's firmware (which has never worked for me). I've read of it taking 5 hours or more? I always get tired of waiting after 45 minutes of no activity....
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Only took 10-15 minutes for me.
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I heard that too but my car wont run on the stock tune anymore. Updating my firmware was frustrating as hell. Took me a couple of days and a friends help to finally do the sequence to where it would finally update. POS system IMO.
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