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I went the Bama route through AM. I don't have much experience with tunes and it was fairly easy. I'm about to do exhaust work and this is the first time I'll have to update my tune.
 

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Bama tunes are pretty safe and you get 3 tunes plus free tunes for life.

Lund is $200 per tune (worth it) and will be pretty aggressive.

Steeda........I have no experience with.

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DDTCM said:
Bama tunes are pretty safe and you get 3 tunes plus free tunes for life.

Lund is $200 per tune (worth it) and will be pretty aggressive.

Steeda........I have no experience with.

This topic has been discussed many times. Use the search feature to find some more info/threads.
You using a lund tune ?
 

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I went the Bama route through AM. I don't have much experience with tunes and it was fairly easy. I'm about to do exhaust work and this is the first time I'll have to update my tune.
I saw a ton of threads about people having major issues with their SCT but I had no problems whatsoever. People were saying when they changed tunes they had issues and had to be on the phone for hours with SCT. Just remember to return the car to stock before you load your tunes off the computer. RETURN TO STOCK BEFORE LOADING TUNES FROM COMPUTER.
 

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I'm using Bama. I will not use a Lund tune because of the cost per tune and he is hard to communicate with from what I've heard. I will be getting a dyno tune soon. I've heard nothing but good things about the Lund tunes from friends though.

FYI,if you choose to get a Cammed tune from Lund you will get your regular tune and that same tune with the cam for $200.
 

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I'm using Bama. I will not use a Lund tune because of the cost per tune and he is hard to communicate with from what I've heard. I will be getting a dyno tune soon. I've heard nothing but good things about the Lund tunes from friends though.

FYI,if you choose to get a Cammed tune from Lund you will get your regular tune and that same tune with the cam for $200.
$200 is steep for a tune lol I'm sure they are great but this is my daily driver not my weekend race car so I think I'll just go with bama then... I just want a little more pep
 

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I've got Bama tunes, run all 3 and never had a problem with it. Like said return car to stock before updating new tunes. I've not updated yet but when I do I know the tuner has to be updated as well.
 

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I've got Bama tunes, run all 3 and never had a problem with it. Like said return car to stock before updating new tunes. I've not updated yet but when I do I know the tuner has to be updated as well.
You run a street tune or race tune around town? Does it make a difference ?
 

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I've run performance the most and on race right now. I'm gonna put it back on performance since I can't tell much difference between the two. The thing I noticed first was idle(stick shift) after take off my car idles at @1200 rpm when I come to complete stop it goes down to 800. Throttle response is better as well. Hard to go wrong with tuner. Easy to setup, I was worried at first but just follow on screen directions and your done.
 

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DDTCM said:
I saw a ton of threads about people having major issues with their SCT but I had no problems whatsoever. People were saying when they changed tunes they had issues and had to be on the phone for hours with SCT. Just remember to return the car to stock before you load your tunes off the computer. RETURN TO STOCK BEFORE LOADING TUNES FROM COMPUTER.
Yeah, I've heard the horror stories too. I plan to keep using Bama until I go supercharged, then I'll have it Dyno tuned.
 

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DDTCM said:
I saw a ton of threads about people having major issues with their SCT but I had no problems whatsoever. People were saying when they changed tunes they had issues and had to be on the phone for hours with SCT. Just remember to return the car to stock before you load your tunes off the computer. RETURN TO STOCK BEFORE LOADING TUNES FROM COMPUTER.
Very important!! I did this wrong and my car was out of comission for like a week until i could get my tuner redone.
 

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Yeah, I've heard the horror stories too. I plan to keep using Bama until I go supercharged, then I'll have it Dyno tuned.
I think almost all the horror stories were on 13's.

11-12 never had any such issues. I also think that SCT and bama have solved those "brick" situations.

I run bama 93 race as dd.
 

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I need one ASAP I have a steeda cai and cat deletes just sitting in my basement lol
You could put the cat deletes on bud. Your CEL might come on tho but nothing will hirt your car.
 

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I think almost all the horror stories were on 13's.

11-12 never had any such issues. I also think that SCT and bama have solved those "brick" situations.

I run bama 93 race as dd.
Damn don't say that I have a 13 lol but how different does the tune make your car feel? And your auto too right? Because that's what I have

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Do you have some kind of mental malfunction? Get that tune you wanker! :p
Lol I planned on getting a tuner first but deals on eBay I couldn't resist so I went backwards aha
 

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Damn don't say that I have a 13 lol but how different does the tune make your car feel? And your auto too right? Because that's what I have
Yea i heard that the 13's had a little something different (compression wise) if i remember someone on here said that Bama didnt take into account which caused problems with the 13's. Hopefully those problems are fixed by now. And a tune will make a pretty big differencw. Especially if you have a auto. Because your shift points are perfect.
 

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You could put the cat deletes on bud. Your CEL might come on tho but nothing will hirt your car.
I heard some 13 going into limp mode without a tuner... Don't know if its true but didn't wanna chance it lol
 

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nhcowboy said:
I think almost all the horror stories were on 13's.

11-12 never had any such issues. I also think that SCT and bama have solved those "brick" situations.

I run bama 93 race as dd.
Ah, that's good to hear. I've been using the 93 Street tune.

Personally, I only want the tune so that I can modify my car safely and not risk damaging my engine. I'm not trying to get the most out of tune just yet.
 
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