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Since I live in BFE, I'm having a hard time finding a place to dyno-tune. I'm working closely with a performance shop around here that is a Diablo dealer, but they don't have a way to actually change the parameters themselves. How do these places that Dyno-tune change the engine parameters in the ECU? Or do I need to say f-it and get a Tweecer? Oh yeah, I have a vortech on a 2000 GT. Still using the stock Vortech tune since it runs better than the Diablo chip I have. :mad:

I need more par.
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Jeremy
 

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8 hours each way to get mine tuned. I'd do it again in a heartbeat.
 

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The only alternative you have if you want to do it yourself is to buy a wideband and a tweecer or an aftermarket efi system. You will still want to get on a dyno though to see how much power you made. I have this setup and it works well, when I am finally satisfied with my tune I will take it to the dyno.
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Thanks guys, I guess I should just stop being lazy and drive somewhere, huh? Next question is where? Need more research.

Boss96, do you have a standalone, or the Tweecer? What's the best standalone?
 

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why not make a short trip to bama and get JMS to tune it.
 

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How close are you to Michigan?

Isn't Lidio's shop in Michigan?
 

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Mobile is a pretty good way from Palmyra, IN. Yahoo says 647 miles.

I know it takes me roughly 8-9 hours to drive the 575 miles from here to "home" in KY.
 

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Automotive Specialists in Indy were supposedly going to start doing it about 2 months ago but those plans fell through... Guess I'll just keep searching. I really want to do it myself, though.
 

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Freakboy4.6 said:
Automotive Specialists in Indy were supposedly going to start doing it about 2 months ago but those plans fell through... Guess I'll just keep searching. I really want to do it myself, though.
I did everything on mine but tuning it was not one of them.Ill let someone that has done it before go there less risk of having it blow.
 

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If it's a stock vortech on a stock GT call Fordchip, JMS, or Dennis Reinhart. If you don't want to do that ask FordChip when they will be close to you again (e-mail them).
 

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One more vote for the TwEECer RT and a wide band O2.

Honestly I was skeptical too at first. After spending some time with the TwEECer I cannot imagine going any other way. I mean I can change parameters in the car fast and any time. Also it has 5 flip switch setting to use.
 

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One more vote for the TwEECer RT and a wide band O2.

Honestly I was skeptical too at first. After spending some time with the TwEECer I cannot imagine going any other way. I mean I can change parameters in the car fast and any time. Also it has 5 flip switch setting to use.
When you buy the wideband o2 and install it, can you monitor the A/F in TeEECer as you are tuning? I have been thinking about picking one up just to try it out, but i wasnt sure if i would get in over my head.


EDIT: What O2 did you buy and where did you mount it?
 

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One more vote for the TwEECer RT and a wide band O2.
Yeah, I believe that's where it's going right now. I'm confident that I can handle it, just looking at options right now. Too bad TwEECer doesn't have datalogging on my car.

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Went to Chicago and had Forchip tune. they were doing a dyno day there. I'd say either St. Louis or Chicago would have someone. Just ask some of the guys. www.midwestfords.org is a good site for the guys from Chicago. Bunch of good guys on there, and they'd be able to tell you where to go.
 

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Mobile, Alabama?

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Mobile is a pretty good way from Palmyra, IN. Yahoo says 647 miles.

I know it takes me roughly 8-9 hours to drive the 575 miles from here to "home" in KY.
Are you talking about Mobile, Alabama and if so who is the tunner and where is he located. Does he have a good reputation?
 

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Sorry, for some reason corral does not notify when there is a response to a post (Yes, I checked that option on in the control panel :)
Anyway, I have the tweecer and like it a lot. The wideband I have is the EFI systems one, the same as Anderson Ford sells for about $550. It does not connect directly to the tweecer, I just eyeball it after I make changes in the tune. It took quite a while to get comfortable with the tweecer but now I would'nt have it any other way.
Bob
 
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