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Old 04-24-2013, 12:20 PM   #1
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i was thinking about getting a GForce performance chip for the ST and im just wondering if it is worth it. Please let me know!!!


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Old 04-24-2013, 12:35 PM   #2
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if not that kind then whats a good one?
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:38 PM   #3
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Sct makes the tuner that most people use, its what i plan on using when the time comes to get it.
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ok and also once in a while when im at idle my tach will bounce a little bit between 1 and 200 rpm and while its doing that i can feel it shuttering slightly should i be worried about that? what are your thoughts?
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Probably i bad iac valve mine does that too.
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should i be worried about? how hard is to change out and where is it located? also it started doing it after i changed the plugs and when i was doing that i had oil on the threads so i changed the valve cover gasket and tube rings
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Did you gap the plugs? Its possible their not gapped properly.
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there were pre gapped to the correct specs. im not throwing an engine code
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^^^^ - Tom (1turbofocus) is a member here who sells a package deal with the SCT unit & lifetime custom tuning for it. You'll see him primarily in the Duratec area of the Forum.

It's a better deal overall than just buying the unit with it's generic pre-loaded tune, as Tom can set it up for what you are looking for in particular, as well as change things if you make changes to the car. Remote computer help, data logging, use of a wide band 02 sensor are all things you can get into as needed for problem solving & performance modification if you are interested or need special help with an issue.

Randy at FSwerks is another tuner popular with the FocalJet crowd, from what I've heard each service is an individual charge - but some live near their facilities and like the dyno tuning they can do. I THINK they can tune from dyno results & logging, but I heard that long ago & can't confirm. Can't pass on any info. other than that as he's not a regular here.

PM Tom (1turbofocus) for details, he can steer you in the right direction depending on what you are interested in.
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:41 PM   #10
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I just got a steeds short ram for my 07 st with a 2.3 installed it and when I'm driving it it won't let me go above 3000rpm in any gear. Please anyone help I don't want to mess this car up do I need to do a tune? Please help!!!!
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