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Old 03-22-2009, 09:25 PM
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drag strip with canned tunes. now i need custom tunes

so saturday i went to the strip for the first time. holy crap i'm hooked. the best time i ran was a 14.291 on the canned performance tune. now i'm looking for some custom tunes to see if i can make it into the 13s before i go to bootcamp next monday. so who use what tunes and does anyone think i can pick up .400 of a sec. with custom tunes?
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elitedieseleng.com claims there 6.0 run 13s. im betting innovative will get you there, cale thompson can too..
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pros and cons of any of those guys?
one more thing. i'm trying to keep it cheap as in under $100 and i absolutely need it before sat. so anymore suggestions on who can get me a tune quick?
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pros and cons of any of those guys?
one more thing. i'm trying to keep it cheap as in under $100 and i absolutely need it before sat. so anymore suggestions on who can get me a tune quick?
You prolly can't get one under $100, or before Saturday.

Just start a flying run, start 200 feet back behind the line
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not sure how much elite charges for just their tunes... i think innovative is right around a 100 bucks for custom tunes... cale thompson is like 25 bucks for a tune i think. I dont have his email though.
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You prolly can't get one under $100, or before Saturday.

Just start a flying run, start 200 feet back behind the line
well if thats the case then i guess i will keep the canned tunes. i was going to drop the spare this saturday and see if it helps much. any ideas on what else i can do to lose some weight so i can get really close or break into the 13s
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IDP has custom tunes for 80 bucks... i guess you can by this week

Electronic Performance - Innovative Diesel Performance
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Idp e mails you the tunes so you can have them in a couple hours. Try and take everything you can out of it. Run with 1/4 tank of fuel or so... take the tail gate off... 100 pounds is a .10 of a second
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Idp e mails you the tunes so you can have them in a couple hours. Try and take everything you can out of it. Run with 1/4 tank of fuel or so... take the tail gate off... 100 pounds is a .10 of a second
Keep it idling in the staging lanes to keep your oil warm. It will help the turbo spool up, even though you have VGT, it helps a TON on mine. I ran a 18.6 cold, and an 18.2 warm.
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Talk to Cale over at BTS he will hook you up and his tunes are only $25 a piece.

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