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Old 01-21-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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tuner for the engine?

I have a new 2013 1LS Camaro and want to know is it worth it and if so what kind/one
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:37 PM   #2
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Depends on your goals for the car.

Do you plan to modify it? If so, what are your plans? Stopping at just a CAI/Cat/axleback? Considering longtube headers? How concerned are you with keeping the factory 100k warranty?
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:20 PM   #3
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Depends on your goals for the car.

Do you plan to modify it? If so, what are your plans? Stopping at just a CAI/Cat/axleback? Considering longtube headers? How concerned are you with keeping the factory 100k warranty?
I want to get better HP and torque with keeping the warranty if possible.
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tune voids warranty on entire drivetrain
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:00 AM   #5
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Really??? All of them
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:29 AM   #6
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Really??? All of them

You're in a V6 right? I thought the "flash counters" were only installed on the LS3/L99 engines?

I could be very wrong here, would be great if someone with more knowledge could chime in for the OP.

What I will tell you is that if GM detects a tune, and you have a major powertrain failure, then you should plan to pay the bill yourself. They will likely still cover minor repairs, or if you are at a very mod friendly dealer, they will try to determine whether or not your tune actually caused the problem. However dealerships like this are few and far between.

TLDR Yes, virtually all tunes will void your warranty.


That being said: You can make some nice gains on your car without tuning. Start with a Cold Air Intake, then perhaps an exhaust to improve the sound of the car.

Take a look at a few of the build threads in the member car journal section, as well as the engine mod section for your appropriate engine on these forums and you'll get a bunch of great ideas.

Also give Ted Jannettey a call if you have an questions regarding tuning. I think he mostly deals with LS3/L99 tunes, but he is incredibly knowledgeable (as is his entire staff) If they can't help you Ill bet they know someone who can.

Congrats on the new ride too!
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2013 1LS = LFX engine = no headers of any kind are possible, by the way.

An IPF tune woke mine up.

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:33 PM   #8
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You're in a V6 right? I thought the "flash counters" were only installed on the LS3/L99 engines?

I could be very wrong here, would be great if someone with more knowledge could chime in for the OP.

What I will tell you is that if GM detects a tune, and you have a major powertrain failure, then you should plan to pay the bill yourself. They will likely still cover minor repairs, or if you are at a very mod friendly dealer, they will try to determine whether or not your tune actually caused the problem. However dealerships like this are few and far between.

TLDR Yes, virtually all tunes will void your warranty.


That being said: You can make some nice gains on your car without tuning. Start with a Cold Air Intake, then perhaps an exhaust to improve the sound of the car.

Take a look at a few of the build threads in the member car journal section, as well as the engine mod section for your appropriate engine on these forums and you'll get a bunch of great ideas.

Also give Ted Jannettey a call if you have an questions regarding tuning. I think he mostly deals with LS3/L99 tunes, but he is incredibly knowledgeable (as is his entire staff) If they can't help you Ill bet they know someone who can.

Congrats on the new ride too!
Thank you for the Recommendation.

I deal with Custom tuning From imports to Diesels, factory and aftermarket computers, with everything in between.

Gen 5 V8 Camaros are Definitely Extremely Popular at this time, I am over 1300 Gen5 Camaro Tunes Via SCT, and I also tune with HPtuners, and Diablo, for this platform.

Just No V6 Support available at this time on the 2010-11 Gen 5 Camaro.

If you have any questions Please don't hesitate to contact me.

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:46 PM   #9
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HP Tuners supports 2012 and newer V6 Camaros.
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Cool, Thanks I will be diving in to them now also.
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