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Old 03-08-2005, 11:45 AM   #1
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Unhappy This bites.... SCT not up to par, and cant find Wayne.

Well after getting my first xcal from Wayne, we couldnt figure out why it was giving me the *1* *8* "unlock" error. Even after pulling 46 fuse, nothing would work. So i ended up sending it back, and got another one. The new unit had the same problem, so he tells me to try 46 fuse AND 61, and bingo that was the ticket.

So i finally get to installing this, and was surpsised that the stock download part only seemed to take about 30 seconds....

I get the whole thing finished, pack everything away and fire up the car. First thing i notice is my idle is way low... 900 rpm... so low that my car is shaking a bit almost as if it is missing (it was about 30 the day i installed it) after coaxing it to warm up, i realize im supposed to hear this new big bad exhaust, which i dont (sounded identical to stock to me) I figured the exhaust might change after the computer gets a little while to adjust so i dont think twice about it. I finally get it warmed up and test the TC first, and it works as it should (off is OFF and on is still ON without affecting ABS) I then decide to play around with the new found torque, and had it in second @ 3k on the tach (two people had told me that if you do so the new torque really keeps you in the seat) so im smashing the throttle and not noticing a difference really at all. SOO... im wondering what is going on with my tune. I have had it installed for well over a week now, and have tried emailing and calling waynes shop with no responses. Anybody know if hes like out of town or somthing?

* one thing i forgot....* the first day i installed the tune i was out @ about 2k in 3rd, and seemed to still notice a faint stuttering, but not nearly as bad.... now it seems like in the past few days the stuttering can be WORSE than what the stock was!**

my next question is, anybody else in here know a lot about the xcal and etc? I was thinking maybe id try a different map, seeing as how i have two different ones, but at this point im a bit afraid somthing will happen, and without waynes help id be SOL if somthing messes up.

What would you guys do if you were in my position? Im hoping if for some reason my emails didnt go through he at least sees this thread...

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Definitely weird, the download of the stock tune takes about 7 mins, and you should definitely feel way more power down low...sounds like the upload wasn't really successful. As far as Wayne goes, wasn't he moving into his new home or something? Look for a thread that goes "I must apologize" or something similar in the owner's lounge (sorry, no time to look right now).
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Old 03-08-2005, 12:00 PM   #3
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o ok thanks for the info, ill go look for it now. Ya one thing im worried about, since the stock download was supposed to tkae 7-10 mins, is that it didnt fully download my stock program. (im worried to reinstall it in case its possible it is faulty and will mess somthing up)
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I sent back my original SCT that wasn't working for some reason and Wayne was sending me a new one for delivery this past Saturday and I didn't get it and I didn't get a notice from the mailman saying they tried to deliver a package and I have tried to get in touch with Wayne with no luck. Yes, he did move but said he would be available after March 2nd. I am not sure if it got sent and can't get in touch with Wayne, I don't know what is going on. I hope he is ok and would return the emails I sent.
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^^^ Update, I just got off the phone with Wayne and he is going to ship my SCT either this afternoon or tomorrow morning. You should be able to get in touch with him now ROOST650, he has been having a lot of problems with getting his mail and been doing a LOT of moving and he has just been really tied up lately with the move and all. I hope he can get your problem worked out ROOST, good luck with it.
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Hmm strange, that would be bad if your unit failed on you during the stock download. I would say you're going to have a problem if you dont have the stock tuner saved, but I think wayne would be able to send you the stock program considering he has a focus too. Yeah I heard he has been hella busy. I'm sure, from what I've heard, that he'll straighten everything out for you just give him a couple days.
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Yeah, Wayne is a really great guy and I am just being patient because he has SO much going on right now but he will get the problems taken care of.
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Thanks svtmonkey for the info about that thread, now it all makes sense. I was just worried because he has been so awesome with customer service so far, for him to dissapear seemed odd.

Ill give him another ring.

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*update* alright i got in touch with him, guess there were some internet problems as mentioned. Thanks again for giving me the info guys, looks like we'll get everything taken care of shortly.

(we can let this thread drop off the first page now since i have all the info, unless someone has somthing else to add)

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(we can let this thread drop off the first page now since i have all the info,
unless someone has somthing else to add)

Nah.
We all want to know how this turns out, and what Wayne's fix is.
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o alrighty. He said he is going to email me the new tune so i can upload it to the xcal, and he is going to walk me through that process.

I guess there is an update for the lower idle (because its rich it stumbles a bit) then also the 2k stumble that mine now has again also has a fix. Im hoping the new map will let me feel the power im supposed to be feeling :)
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