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Old 07-01-2013, 05:30 PM   #18
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I just ordered a CAI intake and apex scoop and I know it's beating a dead horse to say a tune is not required. However, there's a reputable chevy tuner in my state, so just to play devil's advocate... are there any extra HP gains to be had from a dyno tune after installing a CAI intake on an otherwise stock car? Or would I just be wasting money. Thanks!
Thanks for your order. Yes, you will pick up some additional power with a tune but you would be much better served to wait until you do some more upgrades and get to a point where you need a tune. Like when you add headers. Otherwise you end up paying more than once.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:13 AM   #19
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Tuning will get you the most out of any modification, but whether or not the extra gain is worth the money is up to you. Personally, I'd suggest doing all the modifications you can that do not require a tune, and then when you get to mods that do require a tune (headers for example) then go ahead and tune so you can avoid having to pay for a re tune.

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Thanks for your order. Yes, you will pick up some additional power with a tune but you would be much better served to wait until you do some more upgrades and get to a point where you need a tune. Like when you add headers. Otherwise you end up paying more than once.
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