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Old 03-02-2016, 10:28 PM   #1
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So I have been looking on this site for awhile now. you guys are great. lots of help!
First question though what ecu do you guys run. looking to start throwing on those upgrades.


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Welcome to FF, No more lurking now. You'd need to figure out what intake you can run in California. You can do a flex back exhaust system, I'd lower it, tint to start with.
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Welcome to FF, No more lurking now. You'd need to figure out what intake you can run in California. You can do a flex back exhaust system, I'd lower it, tint to start with.
Thanks and I don't think I am able to change my intake at all in ca from what I am reading online is that it's hard to even put a cai on. I guess you need a certified cai and its just a hassle to do I am moving to az here soon though and I just want to get parts set aside for when I move out there. They are a lot less strict with all that from what I here. I may be wrong on this so if any of you guys on here know of anything different please let me know.
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Thanks and I don't think I am able to change my intake at all in ca from what I am reading online is that it's hard to even put a cai on. I guess you need a certified cai and its just a hassle to do I am moving to az here soon though and I just want to get parts set aside for when I move out there. They are a lot less strict with all that from what I here. I may be wrong on this so if any of you guys on here know of anything different please let me know.
If your moving to AZ, then I'd be stocking up on a few parts, such as a fwerks header, flex, 2.5'' stealth system, sri/cai & a tune.
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So I have been looking on this site for awhile now. you guys are great. lots of help!
First question though what ecu do you guys run. looking to start throwing on those upgrades.
A tune is something you can do now and if you have a ATX I can do a lot for the ATX as well , with tuning from me you get free tune updates as you add more NA mods

You could do the 180 deg thermostat
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Thanks and I don't think I am able to change my intake at all in ca from what I am reading online is that it's hard to even put a cai on. I guess you need a certified cai and its just a hassle to do I am moving to az here soon though and I just want to get parts set aside for when I move out there. They are a lot less strict with all that from what I here. I may be wrong on this so if any of you guys on here know of anything different please let me know.
If your moving to AZ, then I'd be stocking up on a few parts, such as a fwerks header, flex, 2.5'' stealth system, sri/cai & a tune.
That's my plan.
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So I have been looking on this site for awhile now. you guys are great. lots of help!
First question though what ecu do you guys run. looking to start throwing on those upgrades.
A tune is something you can do now and if you have a ATX I can do a lot for the ATX as well , with tuning from me you get free tune updates as you add more NA mods

You could do the 180 deg thermostat
Autolite AR103 plugs
Tune

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Okay so with the tune. I have heard that in some cars you don't need a new ecu. Is this the case for the 08. Also what is an ATX? and I have the ar103 plugs on order right now.(the stickie was very helpful.)
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So I have been looking on this site for awhile now. you guys are great. lots of help!
First question though what ecu do you guys run. looking to start throwing on those upgrades.
A tune is something you can do now and if you have a ATX I can do a lot for the ATX as well , with tuning from me you get free tune updates as you add more NA mods

You could do the 180 deg thermostat
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Okay so with the tune. I have heard that in some cars you don't need a new ecu. Is this the case for the 08. Also what is an ATX? and I have the ar103 plugs on order right now.(the stickie was very helpful.)
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No you dont need a anew ECU , the flasher plugs into your OBDII port and loads the new tune ,, the flasher also datalogs and reads and clears CEL

ATX = Automatic Trans

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