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Old 06-14-2012, 11:41 AM   #1
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Do I need a tune?

I got a svt header for my 2000 zetec. i was wondering if i needed a tune before i installed it. or if i would be okay with it and a cold air intake


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Old 06-14-2012, 12:15 PM   #2
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you don't "need" a tune. However, if you have blocked off your EGR you will get a check engine light from that and a Tune will "fix" that. Also your vehicle will run better with an aftermarket tune.

Also hope you know, the SVT header requires you to use the CAT and Flexpipe... so lets hope you have those also...
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:28 PM   #3
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The SVT will also lean out the engine , so yes a tune is needed , how lean it seems to change some from car to car and mods added but the SVT does scavange the Cyl more and cause a lean condition

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The SVT will also lean out the engine , so yes a tune is needed , how lean it seems to change some from car to car and mods added but the SVT does scavange the Cyl more and cause a lean condition

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