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Old 02-06-2016, 12:51 AM
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This is my first time dealing with turbos, I've built quite a few engines mostly sb and bb gm stuff. Now I'm building up my little stock 91 1.6 im looking for a low boost setup goals of about 160-180 nothing crazy. And I'm looking at the greddy e-mange blue ecu to tune my car for the boost. Not sure what turbo I want yet. But would the ecu be able to tune to make the cat run right? I'm slowly piecing all my parts together. Figured I better start by figuring out how to tune it before I go all in with the rest of the parts. I'm also on a budget other wise I'd get a MS.
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By the time you finish buying all of the parts, how much did you save by NOT getting a MS?

You will likely spend 3,000 or more on the build.

You savez like 200 bucks. Used poo vs. Used MS
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Figuring out the tuning first is correct.

Honestly, I don't think you will get a ton of help on this board with the Greddy management stuff. This crowd (for some very good reasons) is very MS-centric.

My questions are: What does the E-manage cost vs a used MS unit? Or versus a Brain or Rev built unit from these boards? If you cant get info on how well the E-manage is going to work before you buy, how much support can you expect when you have questions during tuning?
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used stand alone EMS > aids
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He has not been on since he posted. Chances are he is not coming back.
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A fair assessment.
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chances are he doesn't have the brainpower to figure out how to come back
lol this is why i love this forum
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