Well the story continues...
Updated to the latest and greatest..
Tried my first update... Error 1019, 1017 and 1009...
Sent the Tech guys an email and gave me a list of checks..
Found the PCM already had a chip from TSC.. LOL
Took it out cause I really wanted to see what stock felt like first.. Did notice the hard shifting went away. Went ahead and tried programming some of the the basic stuff - gearing, tire rpm, etc..
Driving home from work last night and CEL came on. Went in to check the code and is was P0430 Catalyst system eff below threshold (bank 2). Looked under the car and no cats!!
Cleared the code going to turn off the 02 sensors and see what happens today.