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Old 03-07-2012, 10:24 AM   #21
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So maybe $150 to by back in isn't all that bad. Will that $150 get you free tunes for the life on the current car?
Yes, but why dish out another $150 hard eraned dollars when you paided $379 for it.

$150 for email tunes??

No worth it !!!!
So after said and done you paided $379 +$150 for email tunes.


F*** That !!!!!!!Im moving on from them and AM

Matter of a fact..My buddy was going to purchase a wheel package like I have from AM (Wheels and Nittos) for his Mach 1.
Im telling him to go somewhere else after this . Sorry AM
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:50 AM   #22
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I think you will still need the SCT handheld even for the dyno tune. I might be wrong tho. My nephew went and had a dyno tune done to his car (03 GT Vert) and they sold him an SCT handheld, then dyno'd the car.

I'd check into it before I go selling the one you got.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:51 AM   #23
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DeltaForce is $1800 FREAKING BUCKS!!!
GET OUTTA HERE!!!!!
Commando is only $679. That's all you'd need.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:55 AM   #24
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you could have also gotten a different custom tune. I know a vmp tune is 60 bucks, thats not that bad
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Commando is only $679. That's all you'd need.

Oh, little better. Still a bit pricey. Is it worth it?
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:57 AM   #26
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Oh, little better. Still a bit pricey. Is it worth it?
Do a search. There's plenty of info out there for you to make a decision yourself.
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Old 03-07-2012, 11:02 AM   #27
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Call them and see what they can do for you. AM has amazing customer service.

Ill sell you my old predator! Haha
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Old 03-07-2012, 11:06 AM   #28
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Call them and see what they can do for you. AM has amazing customer service.

Ill sell you my old predator! Haha
I've found AM doesn't work with you much, if any, after your purchases. That's why I won't buy from them again.

You can find just as good, if not better prices elsewhere.
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I've found AM doesn't work with you much, if any, after your purchases. That's why I won't buy from them again.

You can find just as good, if not better prices elsewhere.
seems to be true

Summit Racing is cheaper than AM and carries more FRPP.
Most of the reason for using AM was its a forum vendor and believe many felt the same way.Support the vendor.

Guess we all live and learn ..Time to move on and get a REAL tune

BTW...Delta Force looks like it Thanks for info
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Also with Sniper Commando or Delta Force, you get the ability to program 2 vehicles with what they call "Bullets" and you can buy more for $150 and tune as many vehicles as you would like all at the same time, not one or the other.
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Old 03-07-2012, 01:57 PM   #32
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Its pretty sad that Bama is so miss leading with their TFL program.
As some stated its should be related to the S/N on tuner not the car (some have more than 1 Mustang in their time).

Thanks cliffy K for posting their policy ,but its still very misleading.
It is what it is and if you read the policy which is clear as day you find that it is in fact NOT misleading.
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Old 03-07-2012, 02:14 PM   #33
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It is what it is and if you read the policy which is clear as day you find that it is in fact NOT misleading.
This here is pretty misleading(link below).But your right Lizzy.it is what it is.Just go somewhere else for Mustang related stuff.AM lost my business.
So now I just hurt them by not recommend them to my other Mustang friends.Money they lose out on All good



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Old 03-07-2012, 02:42 PM   #34
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The appellation and statement Free Tunes for Life is quite misleading; as it implies and would be understood by any human being as meaning free tunes for the life of the human that purchased the tuning package--when in fact is does not mean free tunes for the life of anything...

It is notable that BAMA states clearly in good plain English (and much smaller type) that "Free Tunes for Life" does not actually mean that; that what it really means is: Free tunes for the original purchaser of the package, for as long as that purchaser owns the same vehicle as that tuned when the package was originally purchased...

I.e. at best it is "Free tunes" for the life of their user agreement...

Caveat Emptor...
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Im not disappointed, but I ordered tires and wheels from AM Sunday afternoon. Received a confirmation email Monday saying my order was accepted. Was really hoping they would of shipped by Tuesday. Nothing yet. Status says "In warehouse". I only had my hopes up after reading all the reviews of people getting their wheels/tires within 2-3 days. Hope they go out tomorrow (Wed). I'm not ranting though, yet...lol I realize they are busy people and these things take time.
If you buy the wheels and tires, it then takes 1-2 business days to get mounted and balanced and then would take a couple business days to get out to you.

That stinks you are going through that Rep. I'm sure if you talked to the right person they would be willing to help you out.
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If you have the SCT handheld still I'd get the SCT PRP software. Pretty much the same as the Sniper Force stuff but it'll be only $349 shipped for the software.

I have no complaints with it. Only thing that is better with the Sniper is you have two bullets. With the SCT stuff they'll charge you $150 to change vehicles.
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Thanks for posting this, a SCT handheld was going to be my next purchase.
I own one mustang and am considering a second, I would have to buy a separate tuner for each one? That is ridiculous.
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:31 PM   #40
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I own one mustang and am considering a second, I would have to buy a separate tuner for each one? That is ridiculous.
If you want to have an aftermarket tune on both cars at the same time you'll need 2 tuners no matter what company you buy.
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