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Old 06-29-2012, 10:24 AM   #1
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Is SCT X3 worth it?

Hey, I was debating on buying the SCT X3 tuner for my foci, but idk if its worth it because there's 190,000 on the car and i'm not planning on rebuilding. It has an intake and exhaust. I want to make it have a little more power and possibly better gas mileage but don't know if I want to spend the $380 for the tuner. Please let me know if it's a good idea. Thanks


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You will gain a little performance and could gain some MPG , With tuning from me you get a full custom tune and FREE tun updates as you add more NA mods , I can take over your laptop and set up the datalog list for datalogging so you get a safe full custom tune

399.00 and 20.00 for shipping

In my opinion with your mods yep , If its an ATX even more yep

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Old 06-29-2012, 11:04 AM   #3
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awesome. So you will provide a tune with the scanner and help me set up a list so I can do custom tuning on my own? Is that what you meant by taking over my laptop? and btw i have mtx, but still very interested. If you want, you could PM me more details so I fully understand what i'm getting for the $399. I would really appreciate it. Thanks!
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Hell yeah! I had some user error with mine but once I figured it out it worked like a charm. Now that I got Toms tune my car runs way smoother than the factory tune. My favorite mod to date.
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Which is better? The xcal2 or xcal3, and why?
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nice! ya i really am thinking about getting it. seems like a great addition, especially with an engine with 190k on it.
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You receive the flasher

You send me an email with
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I shoot you back you base tune , I can then take over you laptop and show you how to use everything and set up your datalogger and do the first log like sitting in the car with you

I will take the info from that log and send you another tune and you will go for a drive and send me a datalog and I will fine tune things for the way you drive , safety and performance

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Which is better? The xcal2 or xcal3, and why?
I dont know that one is "better" they both basicly do the same jobs , loads tunes , datalog , check and clear the CEL

The x2 takes the older DIN wire for the analog where the x3 takes the firewire but thats still no big deal

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Alright sounds good. I will defiantly get back to you as soon as I have the money and ecu code. Thanks again for the great info and help!
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Hell yeah! I had some user error with mine but once I figured it out it worked like a charm. Now that I got Toms tune my car runs way smoother than the factory tune. My favorite mod to date.
Can someone explain how a tune helps specifically? I know it adds a bit of power, but what about rev hang, and low end torque etc. How is it to drive as a daily driver? Is the cost really justified?

The only engine mod I have is a CAI.
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