Tuning Ecu

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  1. jozsefsz

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    Your point is a good one, +1. In my case I didn't come out of my first tuning experience entirely unscathed either. I actually ran with a lean condition at cruise (bucking) long enough to damage my exhaust valves. Definitely slow & methodical changes, one at a time, and incrementally, backing them out if something seems off. I ignored it for too long.
     
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    To add to that:

    I don't recommend anyone digital tune their ride without first installing a wide band AFR meter capable of data-logging. Add this as the first item to any list that involved the purchase of tuning equipment. It is arguably, the most important piece.
     
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  3. 94coupe

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    well I run 91 and wanna get my timing up to 12-13? but I wanna do it through computer....also maybe a little better milage?
     
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    wideband ordered
     
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    I cant get the getting started working....I downloaded foxit and adobe acrobat...still says its missing...any idea whats wrong?
     
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    Whats getting started? You looking for the pdf?
     
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    I can email you a couple of tune files if you wanba poke around with them. You can do a compare files function that will list any parameters that were changed so you can learn a bit
     
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    Ill send you some later today. Did you figure out and get the pdf on getting started?
     
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    no wont work
     
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    Ill send it as well
     
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    thanks matt I have some reading to do....anything I should know about installing my wideband this weekend?i have a new bbk h pipe to install aswell....?
    thanks again
     
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    You should have enough to keep you busy for a while...
     
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    Which WB controller are you installing? My Zeitronix recommended by Lasota racing hasn't given me any issues for the past 10 years.
     
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    im installing autometer.....only one I could get at the local parts shop I use....
    2xs the price as ones on internet....any tips on the install?
     
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  17. Noobz347

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    I'm not aware that Autometer makes wide band kits. They make gauges.

    What specific wideband kit are you talking about? Post a link to it.
     
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  18. madspeed

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    agreed there, post alink. Not sure I think you got what you think you did I'm thinking....
     
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    ah, your good then. Never realized Autometer had a complete seuplike that
     
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