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Old 01-30-2013, 10:14 PM   #1
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Talking Black Bear Performance Tuning

Hello everyone, I may have access to a handheld tuner for a small price from someone I know. It is an EFILIVE AutoCal handheld that Black Bear uses for there tunes through email that data logs! So my question is, Has anyone ever had there car tuned by Black Bear or ever heard of anything about them? Thanks for any input!
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:19 PM   #2
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I know of BlackBear from full size GM trucks. They do awesome work, and they actually do travel regionally throughout the year to do in-person tunes.
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:36 PM   #3
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I personally know Justin and we refer him tuning business. Justin gets my 100% support and endorsement. If you have any questions about him feel free to give me a call.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:16 AM   #4
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I have, but mostly on the truck forums. The concept is the same and he's still looking at the GM PCM. No a bad option if priced right.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:37 AM   #5
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Justin tuned my Silverado after the cam swap. Excellent results.
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Old 01-31-2013, 11:19 AM   #6
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Thanks Fellows! My Son in Law got the programmer and tune from him and highly recommends him! He tuned his C1500 with 6.2L! He got rid of the truck and bought him a new one(he quickly gets bored with driving the same vehicle)and he is wanting to give me a good deal on the handheld since he doesn't need it anymore!(now he's got a Hemi)

I really wanted to take my car to someone rather than have a Email tune,but I've come to realize it is basically the same thing with data logging or someone plugging their computer in while sitting in the seat! Wasn't sure how to go about data logging and sending him the file and transferring information and all that but now my son in law can help me with all that as he has already done that!(He is a Computer Guru! Lols!)

Sounds like I will be contacting B Bear soon!(I've already got the Kooks headers on) Thanks Again for Everyone's input! I really Appreciate it!!
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:29 PM   #7
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Justin at Black Bear Performance is great. He tuned my 02 Silverado and just tweaked the shift points on our Acadia. I have the AutoCal so I can install and remove tunes which makes it a great investment if you ask me. BBP is a great way to go if you are looking at getting a tune for your Camaro.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:35 PM   #8
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Thanks for your info Mouse! I appreciate it!!
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Old 07-05-2014, 07:51 PM   #9
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Just wanted to add to this that if anyone is in the Raleigh Durham NC area and was looking for an in-person tune. Black Bear is looking at coming to Raleigh Durham the last part of July. I'm going to take the Camaro up and have it tuned if I can get off work.

So for those that are right here, and don't have a tune but want one now is the chance to get one and not have to travel far. MS3DALE had his Camaro tuned by Justin if you want to talk to him about his tune. I'm also looking at having Justin tune the transmission on our Cruze. MS3DALE had his tweaked and it improved his economy by 4mpg on his trips down to NC from PA.
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Old 07-25-2014, 10:33 AM   #10
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Justin tuned my 02 Silverado at a couple different performance levels, including custom OS for nitrous management. We are in the middle of my Camaro tune now. Initial tune is in but I'm getting the wideband to feed into the scan I capture with the Autocal to provide better info when using Nitrous. Great guy to work with and great product.
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Old 07-25-2014, 10:37 AM   #11
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Justin does a great job. He has done my 6.2 silverado 4 yrs ago now back in 2010 and my car


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