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Old 01-10-2014, 01:08 AM   #1
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So i have recently decided i would like to buy a tuner for my car but theres one thing I'm unsure of that is holding me back from purchasing a tuner. I have a 99 gt with 121k on the engine to my best knowledge there is nothing wrong with the car everything feels good tight and the car is still very quick i have a intake and catless exhaust x pipe but, i am still unsure if my car has to many miles? I don't want to waste my money on a tuner to sit back and know my engine is going to blow up soon because i tuned it. Does anyone have any advice wether it is worth it or if I'm just going to waste my money? All comments are greatly appreciated Thanks!!!
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So i have recently decided i would like to buy a tuner for my car but theres one thing I'm unsure of that is holding me back from purchasing a tuner. I have a 99 gt with 121k on the engine to my best knowledge there is nothing wrong with the car everything feels good tight and the car is still very quick i have a intake and catless exhaust x pipe but, i am still unsure if my car has to many miles? I don't want to waste my money on a tuner to sit back and know my engine is going to blow up soon because i tuned it. Does anyone have any advice wether it is worth it or if I'm just going to waste my money? All comments are greatly appreciated Thanks!!!
A mail order tune is gonna be a very conservative tune for thay exact reason. It should be pretty safe, though if you have any issues make sure to data log it and send the file to the company that you purchased it from so that they can dial it in.

I've been running a Bama tune since 2011 with absolutely no issues at all.
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i was looking at americanmuscles bama tuners I'm not to famaliar with many other tuners that have good ratings? i would like a conservative tune and a little bit more of a beefy tune just to have just if i was to ever run my car one or two times any suggestions?
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You should spend that money on something else
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i was looking at americanmuscles bama tuners I'm not to famaliar with many other tuners that have good ratings? i would like a conservative tune and a little bit more of a beefy tune just to have just if i was to ever run my car one or two times any suggestions?
I've only heard of Bama for mail order tubes for 2V Mustangs. But they will wrote you 3 tunes: Street, Performance, and Race. The Race is obviously the most aggressive, it's also what a lot of guys just run all the time. I run it during the summer
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Do you believe I have to many miles tho to tune my car I don't wanna have to rebuild my engine right now..
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Miles don't mean ****

That tuner isn't going to do anything for you
Get bolt ons and gears first
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Any suggestions? I was looking at 373s I have a long tube cold air intake catless x pipe what else should I do?
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Do you believe I have to many miles tho to tune my car I don't wanna have to rebuild my engine right now..
No not at all





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Miles don't mean ****

That tuner isn't going to do anything for you
Get bolt ons and gears first



I disagree with this, I felt a noticeable difference with my tune, but to each his own.


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Any suggestions? I was looking at 373s I have a long tube cold air intake catless x pipe what else should I do?
Throttle body and plenum along with the gears. Is it a manual or auto?
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5 speed standard

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5 speed manual
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5 speed manual
Do you have a short throw?
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No stock car other than the intake and exhaust basically so far I've only done appearance looking to get into the engine now
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Short throw shifter
410 gears
Subframe connectors ( MM )
Lower rear control arms
Springs
Plenum + TB + Cold air intake
Longtube headers , mid pipe , catback
Tuner
Alum driveshaft
And whatever else you want idk
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+1^ to that. Those are the standard bolt ons that most everybody gets
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Miles don't mean ****

That tuner isn't going to do anything for you
Get bolt ons and gears first
Agreed. You will def notice difference with gears and some bolt ons first. Get a tuner and you can always marry it to another car if your current one goes byby.
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