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So, the issue of tunes comes & goes on a regular basis in the Mustang world, and seems to be a popular subject. Let’s see what everyone else’s PCM/ECU has loaded and what device was used to load the tune into your Mustang.

I would also like to know, if you are satisfied with your custom tune... Please expound on any complaints or praise you may have.

I have an SCT X4 device, and my car has a custom Dyno-Tune from Pro-Dyno. I’m satisfied with the tune in general, but I wouldn’t mind data logging it and taking it back for review. Why? Because I get bored, and there’s nearly always room for improvement.
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Bama tunes on an SCT X4. I need to have them rewrite the tune because it was slightly off and had to revert back to stock after about 30 days. But it's "free tunes for life" so I guess it's worth it.
Thanks, do you have mods on your car, and are you now satisfied with your BAMA tune?
 

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Haven't had them rewrite it yet. I know it only takes a couple minutes to do, then a couple days to have them emailed to me, but I've been swamped at work. I'm going to try and get it knocked out this weekend. Light mods, BBK shorties, Flowmaster Outlaw cat back with mid pipe, and AirRaid CAI, always running 93. Kind of surprised they managed to muck that up.
 

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BAMA tune are discouraged by most people including me. I had BAMA tunes once upon a time. I wouldn’t use them again personally, but you may have better luck.
 

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I originally bought mine from American Muscle, which included an X3 SCT tuner. They were trying to kill my 32v engine lol, so I opted for a different tuner. I got a basic or base tune from LaSota Racing LaSota Racing Technologies using my X3 handheld tuner via email. He has a crap load of experience with the 32v engines and the SCT tuning software itself. I don't really have any mods that would require a dyno tune, but I could do a data logging session and send it to them and get an updated tune if I want. The base tune I got was leap[s and bounds better than what I got with several iterations from American Muscle.
 

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I’ve never heard of LaSorta, but there website looks interesting. They have a lot of tuning options. I’ve got some interest in the HP Tuners hardware.

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Any criticisms, or are you 100% happy with it?
Totally happy, this tune should have been the factory tune. Much better drivability and good bump in low-end torque. Perfect for a street/daily driver car. It doesn’t provide as much power as some other tunes but it’s a safe tune, preserves your warranty (if applicable) and is CARB emissions legal.


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I never had a FRPP tune, that’s one I skipped. Being supercharged, I’ll only go with an in-person, on the machine Dyno-Tune now days. It’s pricey, but it’s easier than going back and forth over email if there’s a problem. It’s hard to ignore a customer who drives up to the door, and can demonstrate any problem or complaints.
 
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Both my 2011, ( sold in Sept. 2017 ) & my 14 were tuned, by ( www.teamjdm.com ) ( New Jersey )

The 11 started out with a FRPP 750 kit & ProCal tune. The Ford tune was very conservative, choked the motor @ 6K, & ran very rich. I had JDM retune it after some more mods, the owner used to work for Ford as a calibrator, it & the 14 were tuned on the street, proofed on the dyno.

The 11 has an SCT 3, the 14 an SCT 4....................happy with both tunes.

The 11 put down 776rwhp.


The 14 was de-tuned to 780rw, as the tuner thought 818 was too much for a stock bottom end.
 

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Henry,
Your GT is similar to my setup, who tuned your car?
 

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I've had a Brenspeed 91 octane CMCV delete tune on my car for 7+ years and I've been very happy with it. I bought my JLT 3 CAI with SCT X3 tuner from Brenspeed as my first performance upgrade, and did DIY delete plates plus Steeda underdrive pulleys a few months later. The delete plates required a revision of the 91 octane tune that I initially had with the JLT alone.

Since then I've also added a Ford Performance X-pipe, ported the stock throttle body, added eBay catch cans, and replaced the stock driveshaft with a Driveshaft Shop 3.5" aluminum unit.
 

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I had bad luck with my Brenspeed tunes on a stock 2014 GT. I would have stayed with them, but they refused to look at datalogs even if I paid extra for it. They flat told me no, we don’t do that. Afterwards I went with MPT (who no longer makes tunes for my car). Their 1st tune was spot on, and worked great. They also offered to review datalogs and make adjustments as needed without additional charges. I loved that tune and kept it until having my engine built and supercharged.
 

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So, has anyone here had a tune from decipha

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I'm currently tuned by Auto Mafia Racing, I was tuned by MPT before them. Both are great!
 
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I was recently convinced that I should contact Shaun at AED for future tuning needs. I’ll probably do that mid-year 2022. I guess I’ll call him and discuss things first. I can hopefully take my car to my current Dyno-Tuner, and get him to work with Shaun as opposed to a bunch of data logging sessions.
 
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Tuner Recommendations,

My preference would be an SCT device (I had an X3 and X4 in the past) with custom tune support from a reputable tuner.

My car is a stock 2012 Mustang GT, mt82, and axle back exhaust is the only "performance" mod. I don't have any plans for a power adder, likely future mods would be CAI, intake manifold and maybe long tubes, big maybe.
 
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