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Old 04-07-2009, 10:50 PM   #1
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General Tuning Questions

Hi, just looking now at getting a tune...from what i have seen, i can just get a used flasher, and then just get a tune sent to me...is that correct?

If so, what is the best flasher? I have seen SCT, but seen a lot of problems noted with them. In their case, what is the diff b/t the xcal2 and xcal3? will either work?

Is there another brand that is better?

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Contact Turbo Tom. He can get you a deal on a predator tuner with his custom tune.
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I know what he can do...i just want to know more about my general questions above...he can also email me a tune. i just need to know about the flashers first.
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From what i understand, the predator wont work with d-tecs, SCT sf3/X2/x3 will work. X3/sf3 are newer devices with a few more options as compares the x2. The x2 is the baseline unit, and does everything youll probably need it to do as compared to the x3 /sf3. They (x3/sf3) have more things the average person wont utilize, mainly datalogging options i believe. X3 can only hold 3 custom tunes, while the sf3 comes preloaded with multiple tunes for multiple vehicles and.... Can hold3 custom tunes as well as the preloaded ons.
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I sell a fair amount of SCT flashers and dont see a lot of issues with them at all , keep in mind on forums the only thing you will see is the bad press you wont see the 500 good flasher to 1 with issues and in most cases it is lack of knowledge in a lot of cases on most issues

Yes you can buy a used flasher then buy a tune , just make sure the flasher is UNLOCKED and the guy your getting it from put the stock tune back in his car or the flasher is worthless , it cost 150.00 + shipping for SCT to unlock it

I sell a good tune and it works it comes from years and 1000`s of cars on the dyno , if I can help let me know

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tom, you charge 125 for your remote tunes right?

and all i need is the xcal2 right? that is the same as the sct?

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tom, you charge 125 for your remote tunes right?

and all i need is the xcal2 right? that is the same as the sct?

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SCT is the company...X2 is one of the devices we sell.
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correct 125.00 and a xcal2 or xcal3 will work

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and i would only net about 5 hp though, right?

does anyone sell used SCT stuff?
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I cant say what HP gaines you will see that depends mods , octane , if your car is a low or high HP car already so its hard to say what you will see , Like I have said before a tune isnt like Nitrous it isnt going to add 20HP , If thats what your expecting dont get it

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