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Old 03-05-2010, 11:20 PM   #43
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I have to say that after I bought the Diablo Predator and found out that I had to update the tuner I wasnt happy. I wanted a plug and play system that I didnt have to get a migraine headache over.

After purchasing the cables needed to download the update to my programmer I had some issues with my PC and getting everything to work. I was pretty hot by this time.
I finally got Diablo's Hotline and the guys over there got me straight.
They walked me through everything and now after seeing what needed to be done it really isnt that bad.
I have since installed the diablo tune and man it impressed me. The car runs much better and I felt a nice power difference all the way through to redline.
Well worth it!!
This is coming from a guy who just sold a 03 whipple powered 600hp cobra.
Diablo did a good job with the tune for a basically stock car. Just a K&N intake and Borla axleback. The car is pretty impressive now.
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:35 AM   #44
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I have to say that after I bought the Diablo Predator and found out that I had to update the tuner I wasnt happy. I wanted a plug and play system that I didnt have to get a migraine headache over.

After purchasing the cables needed to download the update to my programmer I had some issues with my PC and getting everything to work. I was pretty hot by this time.
I finally got Diablo's Hotline and the guys over there got me straight.
They walked me through everything and now after seeing what needed to be done it really isnt that bad.
I have since installed the diablo tune and man it impressed me. The car runs much better and I felt a nice power difference all the way through to redline.
Well worth it!!
This is coming from a guy who just sold a 03 whipple powered 600hp cobra.
Diablo did a good job with the tune for a basically stock car. Just a K&N intake and Borla axleback. The car is pretty impressive now.
Did you dial in you fuel trims and WOT settings yet? If not, you will get more out of it. Also, if you want the most power, go with a custom tune with monte. He has done several camaros (including mine) with great results. His website is: http://www.dslogredux.com/*******_Tune/

You will not be disappointed!!
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Old 03-06-2010, 02:59 PM   #45
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Did you dial in you fuel trims and WOT settings yet? If not, you will get more out of it. Also, if you want the most power, go with a custom tune with monte. He has done several camaros (including mine) with great results. His website is: http://www.dslogredux.com/*******_Tune/

You will not be disappointed!!

Hmmmm. I may just do that.
Thanks for the info.
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Old 03-06-2010, 03:52 PM   #46
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Thanks Steele...

Yes, I can whip up nice custom tunes for the new camaros...
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Old 03-07-2010, 07:40 AM   #47
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Would i gain anything from basically a stock ls3? i have ordered a flowmaster cat back. i plan on installing headders and hi flow cats and either a maggie or vortech supercharger.
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:07 AM   #48
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yes... you would gain quicker throttle response, quicker acceleration, stronger/harder pull, and better mileage...

once you get a supercharger on there tho, you'd need to really get on a dyno to get tuned for that forced induction...
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Old 03-07-2010, 10:59 AM   #49
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And I'll ask again,Does the Predator change anything in the tranny? Or is it just all in the motor?
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Old 03-07-2010, 02:27 PM   #50
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right now, it's only on the ecm/engine side of things...

the tcm tuning is currently in testing on the engineering bench...
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Old 03-08-2010, 11:05 PM   #51
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any kind of time frame for when TCM tuning will be available?

and does it matter how many miles you have before you get a tuner?
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