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Old 03-06-2016, 07:13 PM   #21
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I'm regarded as one of the more competent tuners in the miata scene in australia, and yet my personal car gets tweaks every week or more even a year after having 'tuned' it. (Disclaimer, I dont think im any good personally)

Thats because perfection in a day is impossible.

GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE CUSTOMER is possible in a day.

How the hell can your boy get cold start at all temps and conditions perfect in one day?

What a joke.
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My car idles higher when ambient temp is cold than in hot summer because I tuned it. And maybe because MS1.
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it's because MS1...
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I'm on MS1 and my car runs perfectly under all conditions. I'm that good!

Seriously though, OP paid to swap in a 1.6? Then paid for turbo install and quickie power tune? Sounds like someone who should be buying a German car with a warranty. If you want to DD modded Miatas and enjoy the experience, DIY and learning is the way to go. It's the whole reason for this forum.
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I'm on MS1 and my car runs perfectly under all conditions. I'm that good!
to be fair, you're a lot smarter than our curly haired old-timer.
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OP- take car to Chris Hoover at Moore Automotive. He will sort you out.
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OP- take car to Chris Hoover at Moore Automotive. He will sort you out.
Moore is in Fairfax off route 50 right?

P-Tuning actually has one of the nicest dyno setups I have ever seen. Their tuners have been through several different EFI classes. I am betting they just tuned for power and did not touch other things. It will depend on what you ask them to do. I would take the car back and talk to them about what you want, what issues you are having, and datalogs showing what is going on.

They mostly do Subaru, Mitsubishi's, and Honda's when I last talked to them about tuning.
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Old 03-07-2016, 10:48 AM   #28
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Moore is in Fairfax off route 50 right?
Yep, that's the one. Chris is a very intelligent individual when it comes to engine calibrating, and their shop is a very nice place as well. We have held over 15 dyno days at Moore and the staff is amazing to work with.
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Yep, that's the one. Chris is a very intelligent individual when it comes to engine calibrating, and their shop is a very nice place as well. We have held over 15 dyno days at Moore and the staff is amazing to work with.
I have been then for a dyno day before. Was back in 07/08 time frame. They were sponsoring my friend Yoshi's E30 drift car for a while.
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both times I went there the eddy brake was dead (that or they simply didnt know how to use their own dynojet).

I put way too much work into my car to have someone else ruin it.
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to be fair, you're a lot smarter than our curly haired old-timer.
Get off my lawn!
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I put way too much work into my car to have someone else ruin it.
what, like, an afternoon?
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what, like, an afternoon?
A long weekend. Can you believe it?
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:23 PM   #35
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I put way too much work into my car to have someone else ruin it.
The guy that runs the dyno at my workshop told me why he got into tuning.

"I got sick of tuners blowing my car up, so I said **** this i can blow my own car up for free".
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I have aids #tunermotivation
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:41 PM   #37
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At least it's not York Automotive.
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Tuning done right!
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Take it to begi and have them check tailpipe for knock
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So called professional tuner was offered a job at what most likely has the biggest high end car tuner (lots of GTRS, 911s, r8s ect) name besides maybe UGR but turned it down.
I'd love to know what shop this was.
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