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Old 09-10-2013, 09:39 PM   #1
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Tuning question kinda

Im very impatient and dont understand anything about tuning like at all its like hyrogripics or however u spell it to me and it annoying
Me wheni try to datalog cause i dont know what im doing what other options do i have besides having someone tune my car just for the money on a dyno i know tom is good and i wish i have the patience to sit
Down and spend time with him cause i paid for the turbo tune i just have no idea what to do i know theres always his shop but my cars on a lift with no motor and trailering it there would be $$$$$$$&$$&&&& so im stuck


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Old 09-10-2013, 11:06 PM   #2
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I'm very impatient and don't understand anything about tuning. It's like hieroglyphics to me and it annoying me.
When I try to datalog, I don't know what I'm doing.

What other options do I have besides having someone tune my car?

I know Tom is good and I wish I had the patience to sit down with him. Because I paid for the turbo tune. I just have no idea what to do.
I know theres always his shop but my cars on a lift with no motor and trailering it there would be costly. So I'm stuck.


#1 - Learn to have some patience.
If the car has no engine in it right now, it obviously doesn't run. Which also means you can't test Tom's tune.

#2 - Talk with Tom. He'll tell you what data he needs to get the tune correct. There is no need to bring the car to him or any other shop.

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Tom will be able to help you with your tuning; even to the point of remotely setting up the list of PIDs that he would want datalogged. The rest is patience and following instructions on what is to be datalogged. For example, once you're Live Link is setup with the list of PIDs, Tom will give you instructions on what needs to be datalogged, such as, idle for five minutes. Once that's complete, save the file with an easily recognizable file name, such as (your last name)idle(the date of the log) or something to that effect, then email it to Tom. Of course, you won't be able to do any datalogging until you get the engine back into the car.
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:18 PM   #4
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I just pulled the motor to finally build the bottom end its not so much patients i work 50 hours a week.. So im tired .. And i know tom is great he dose help yes and i know he dose everything to help set it up ..its just one of those things were i wish i could drop the car off and pick it up when its done and sense i wasnt the original installer on the turbo kit the old pwner was theres questions i get asked that im clueless about and stuff i look at on my car that makes absolutly zero sense to me
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And tuning is important to me this time around cause im gonn want to run more then 6 psi so i want to make sure its a good job which i know tom will do its just siting me down and getting me to do
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Dont make me call your MOM ! LOL

I can help do everything but the driving , starting the log , stopping the log and emailing it to me , If we set up a time I can start at 8 on a Sat or what ever day and we can finish it in a day if nothing comes up that needs to be worked on or changed

Its much easier then you think and a lot cheaper then bringing it here

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