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Old 04-12-2013, 08:31 PM
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The only thing I didn't list was flow master mufflers. I will give the performance tune a shot. I'm not terribly worried about it because other than that the car is still running like a champ
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:06 PM
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my guess is cause you didn't tell them about the mufflers.. if its bama tuning just email them and tell them you have flowmaster mufflers and they'll email you new tunes and your issue should go away
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:32 AM
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What difference would swapping to a performance tune make then the race tune I have now, I get that it's a more aggressive tune but, would that change the idle at all?
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:13 AM
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Honestly, I'm not 100% sure other then it's more aggressive but they tuned it based on stock mufflers and your mods and replacing the mufflers changes back pressure to the engine which may be the reason for the bogging and the performance tune may help accommodate for that..(no gaurantee)
I honestly say since you got Bama Tuning and its lifetime tunes just email them tell them you slapped on the new mufflers so they can send you new tunes and your bogging issue should go away.
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:43 AM
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Mine did the same thing and the shop doing all the installs on my car noticed that the idle timing was set to -10 degrees in the tune file. Something alot of tuners dont change. He bumped that up in the revised tune and no more bogging.
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by awbreyjd View Post
Mine did the same thing and the shop doing all the installs on my car noticed that the idle timing was set to -10 degrees in the tune file. Something alot of tuners dont change. He bumped that up in the revised tune and no more bogging.
Yes that's what my car is doing, I tried to adjust to performance tune and it didn't do anything. I guess I will just have to give bama a call. I am not sure why it is all of a sudden doing this though. I have had the tune on since around November. It just confuses me
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:55 AM
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Mine cold starts up to 1400 then slowly drops to 800. The purpose behind this (correct me if I am wrong) is to quickly circulate fluids on cold starts. I always let the idle drop to at 1000 at the most before I drive. If I don't the car idles fluctuate too much, this is will stock or BAMA cam or regular BAMA. Just my .02
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Slowbra302 View Post
Mine cold starts up to 1400 then slowly drops to 800. The purpose behind this (correct me if I am wrong) is to quickly circulate fluids on cold starts. I always let the idle drop to at 1000 at the most before I drive. If I don't the car idles fluctuate too much, this is will stock or BAMA cam or regular BAMA. Just my .02
Mine does that well. However recently when it's cold it out starts and hit about 1200 rpm then drops down to 1000 almost immediately then it goes back up to about 1100 then slowly goes back down. It seems like it starts up then is going down in rpm's and is like oh crap I'm going too low then goes back up a bit. It's driving me nuts.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by miller89 View Post
Mine does that well. However recently when it's cold it out starts and hit about 1200 rpm then drops down to 1000 almost immediately then it goes back up to about 1100 then slowly goes back down. It seems like it starts up then is going down in rpm's and is like oh crap I'm going too low then goes back up a bit. It's driving me nuts.
I'd say let it relearn its idle process again, unplug battery and plug it back in. Next, let it idle for 5 minutes with no accessories, 2 minutes wi AC, 2 more minutes without, last drive it. That might help.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Slowbra302 View Post
I'd say let it relearn its idle process again, unplug battery and plug it back in. Next, let it idle for 5 minutes with no accessories, 2 minutes wi AC, 2 more minutes without, last drive it. That might help.
I am in the process of doing it, should I leave the battery off for a long time? I did it for about 5 minutes.
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