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Old 08-20-2013, 05:15 PM   #1
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So recently I relocated to San Marcos, TX for a position at Texas State University. I am not gonna lie the car seen here consist of circle track racers and drag dudes most of which running chevy,mopar,and fords. I was somewhat depressed about this until I found out today that BEGi is located 45 min away from me. I really happy about this because I currently have an ok base MS tune but now I finally have a tuner shop near me that specializes in MS and can tune my car properly. Im super stoked about this.
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Or, you could man up and learn to tune yourself .

Kidding aside, San Marcos is pretty neat. Much better than Austin and less traffic, but still close.
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"San Marcos is pretty neat. Much better than Austin"


"and less traffic"
Not going to argue.
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So recently I relocated to San Marcos, TX for a position at Texas State University. I am not gonna lie the car seen here consist of circle track racers and drag dudes most of which running chevy,mopar,and fords. I was somewhat depressed about this until I found out today that BEGi is located 45 min away from me. I really happy about this because I currently have an ok base MS tune but now I finally have a tuner shop near me that specializes in MS and can tune my car properly. Im super stoked about this.
Cool people there, and their dyno days are pretty cool as well.
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who at begi is a MS expert? I'm just curious
I thought they usually recommend the Xede
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Well, to a very large extent, you either understand the fundamental concepts of tuning of you don't. One specific ECU vs. another is not so material.
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this is very true.

but IMO to dial in a flawless running car in all temperature, weather, etc (basically OEM-like) the devil is in the details. Which is usually very different between different ecu's, unlike the fuel/timing maps.

Or maybe the process is still the same, but having different trims/adjustments/tables labeled and set up differently makes things interesting. Making power is the easy part.

(at least that's how I feel with this MS3x)
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"San Marcos is pretty neat. Much better than Austin"


"and less traffic"
Not going to argue.
Lulz, you must be city folk.
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You have failed to mention all the nice roads to use you tuned Miata on.

The many rivers that run through the area.

Frisbee Dave.
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who at begi is a MS expert? I'm just curious
I thought they usually recommend the Xede
lol that was my exact thought. And i wouldnt touch Xede with a ******* light pole ever again.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:37 PM   #11
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I was just going by the info on their website. Don't know the exact person that tunes ms all I know is I had a hell of a time finding a decent shop in Dallas that could give me a dyno tune using ms. Closest I could get was Gary at TD to do a street tune. Everyone else either used AEM or some other expensive ecu and wanted to charge me an arm in a leg.

The roads out here are a blast. So are the roads by Lake Austin out by Lakeway.
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Boost logic might know a thing or two about tuning as well.
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Boost logic might know a thing or two about tuning as well.

Couldn't find anything on their site about MS tuning so I am going to go ahead and make the assumption that they do not tune MS. Their services look very similar to a lot of the tuner shops in Dallas and most of them wanted me to sell my first born for a ECU and my left ******** for a dyno tune.
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I'd suggest calling and talking to the shops instead of going off something you don't see on a website and assumptions.
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I'd suggest calling and talking to the shops instead of going off something you don't see on a website and assumptions.
This. Except in this case Scotty is correct. I know a few of the boost logic guys. They have a backlog of idiots with Supras and bags of money waiting to get tuned.
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Everyone else either used AEM or some other expensive ecu and wanted to charge me an arm in a leg.
Is that similar to a turkducken or a shark in a shark?



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Boost logic might know a thing or two about tuning as well.
BoostLogic = high dollar Supras (MKIVs, the real kind guy with an MK3) and turbo exotics. Unless ScottyP is running a MoTec, I do not think they want to deal with his Miata.
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haha didnt catch that. Took me a while to see my error.
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More than one dude at Boost Logic tracks a turbo Miata, there were like 4 of them last time I was at HHR with them. You never contacted me about a tune when you were in Dallas.
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More than one dude at Boost Logic tracks a turbo Miata, there were like 4 of them last time I was at HHR with them. You never contacted me about a tune when you were in Dallas.
Yeah unfortunately I put my turbo on a week before we moved down and you were out of town that weekend.
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Oh and today I met up with Pam from BEGi and she told me that Stephanie is doing the MS tunes and she usually does a street tune first to save people money than takes it to the dyno to further tune. Seems legit to me. I must say they are all very friendly people.
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