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Old 04-02-2008, 03:48 PM
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The second "mod" I did (after getting rid of the eBay HAI and welded in Flowmasters the PO installed) was a tuner (a Granatelli Fuego, misrepresented but not a bad tuner--much like the Predator). [/align][/align]If you are serious about getting the most from your engine mods, and know or are willingto take the time to learn to tune your car), a good tuner/tune will always give you an edge over an untuned car. I use the Sniper Special Forces package now and find it superior to anything in it's price range (around $400).[/align]
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Old 04-02-2008, 03:49 PM
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ORIGINAL: 99 GT vert

well with a tuner you can change your octane to a 93 octane and get better power that way

and with gears supercharger or nitrous you will deff need a tuner
if you get a supercharger or nitrous you are going to want to let someone else do the tune. i tuner would not be able to tune it the perfect way like a 'trained professional' would be and you might just end up blowing your **** up if you don't do it right. spend an extra 'however much' on a tune and save yourself the 4 grand of replacing the supercharger after it blows up
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Old 04-02-2008, 06:46 PM
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I plan on getting a hellion turbo kit after the throttle body phlenum and pulleys...probly late this summer and install over the winter ill probly get the tuner right before that so i can get dyno tuned with the turbo kit i know ill need it then...i know turbos are alot more money but its personal preference. I wish HP didnt always dick people around for 6 months to get there kit or id go with there twin turbo package.
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Old 04-02-2008, 06:48 PM
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By the way cliffyki love the way you have youre mgw set up im gonna do mine the same way i never understood why people always cover them up there so sick looking
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:03 AM
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You can get the tuner now, and I think then buy new tunes from Brenspeed whenever you do anything else to your car.
But, like said above, once you S/C, or anything else big like that, you'll want it dynoed.
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Old 04-03-2008, 07:29 PM
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Yeah ive looked at the different tuners and i think the sniper special forces is the best..does anyone know if you can turn the traction off permanently with this setup because thats a feature i would definetly want
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Old 04-03-2008, 09:47 PM
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when you decide to get your tunner go to the local dyno tuner and see what they work with and get that other wise if you dont you will be wasteing your money because if you want them to tune it you will need to buy the tuner they use
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Old 04-03-2008, 10:37 PM
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go SCT
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Old 04-03-2008, 10:46 PM
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Yea first I would make sure you get the tuner through your shop thats tuning the car or find out what they use first. I have a Diablo sport and I might sell it since my local shop uses SCT. I paid $400 but will sell for $300. pm if interested
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