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Old 04-15-2013, 01:01 PM   #1555
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are the tuners really worth the money?
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:05 PM   #1556
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are the tuners really worth the money?
not sure it's really about worth the money. it's about needing it to make the car run to it's fullest potential. it's more need, than want, when modifying your car. at least more than just simple bolt-ons.

I guess the answer is...depends on what you plan on doing with your car. lol
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:16 PM   #1557
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i guess what im asking is there much gain with a tuner or not enough to justify the expense,
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:17 PM   #1558
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i guess what im asking is there much gain with a tuner or not enough to justify the expense,
there's more to be gained with an automatic, than a manual, since they can firm up the shifts and reduce torque management. So I think it's worth it for auto's. Manuals...not so much. That's with the trifecta. I have no experience with the IPF tunes.
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:56 PM   #1559
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i guess what im asking is there much gain with a tuner or not enough to justify the expense,
I personally see very little advantage to a tune until you at least have headers. Ideally, if I had to do it again, I wouldn't get a tune until after all my major bolt ons.

This speaking of trifecta. I've never had an ipf tune so I can't comment on that one
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:07 PM   #1560
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I personally see very little advantage to a tune until you at least have headers. Ideally, if I had to do it again, I wouldn't get a tune until after all my major bolt ons.

This speaking of trifecta. I've never had an ipf tune so I can't comment on that one
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:47 PM   #1561
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I personally see very little advantage to a tune until you at least have headers. Ideally, if I had to do it again, I wouldn't get a tune until after all my major bolt ons.

This speaking of trifecta. I've never had an ipf tune so I can't comment on that one
I don't know. I don't have headers (yet), but the tune certainly made my car shift better and launch harder. So I say it was worth it.
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:14 PM   #1562
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Since you are taking off the IM just spray all six of the chambers directly and let it sit until you start her up. Are you getting a new manifold or getting yours ported? If getting a new one you won't need to clean it. But if you are going to do it spray it with some Simple Green and use a scrub pad to get it nice and clean.
New one! Already here, got it from usafboy for a great price. I still want to spray the engine though because I have so many miles without a can.
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:17 PM   #1563
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I don't know. I don't have headers (yet), but the tune certainly made my car shift better and launch harder. So I say it was worth it.
I agree that yes it made mine shift better but it didn't do anything for me at the drag strip where I was hoping it would make a difference. I could live without the firm shifts in daily driving and in fact do because I had my shifts left stock in drive and firmed up in sport. I use drive when driving around the city and sport when racing. So for the price, I don't know how worth it it is.
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:10 PM   #1564
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so whos got the heritage grille with the stock v6 lower grille? I am trying to decide if it looks good enough to not get the street scene lower grille. please post some pics people!
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:28 PM   #1565
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New one! Already here, got it from usafboy for a great price. I still want to spray the engine though because I have so many miles without a can.
Yeah man just spray it directly into the chambers like I said before. You would get a nice deep clean that way. Also allows you to bypass the IM and booster hose steps. You should see some nice gains overall.
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:31 PM   #1566
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so whos got the heritage grille with the stock v6 lower grille? I am trying to decide if it looks good enough to not get the street scene lower grille. please post some pics people!
Here you go! I know not the best example since he has a different hood but it's what I found in my quick search

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Old 04-15-2013, 07:00 PM   #1567
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:05 PM   #1568
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