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Old 02-22-2012, 10:10 PM
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That sounds like a lot of responsibility...
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:21 PM
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That sounds like a lot of responsibility...
lol. im lazying my way around tuning, tunerstudio has autotune. so you just have to get it running at that point
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:30 PM
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I actually downloaded MS tuning software tonight. All i have left til I'm running is hooking up fuel lines, as well as my wideband o2. My car should (fingers crossed) already have the tune on the computer.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by 92turbo1.8 View Post
I actually downloaded MS tuning software tonight. All i have left til I'm running is hooking up fuel lines, as well as my wideband o2. My car should (fingers crossed) already have the tune on the computer.
the tune that was on mine was for a larger set of injectors and with the afm for some reason
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Why did you downsize the injectors? I'm running 550s
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:04 PM
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i didnt downsize, i bought a used ms. i was running 270's and im going to upgrade to 460's soon but he had it tuned for 550s
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Originally Posted by redturbomiata View Post
i didnt downsize, i bought a used ms. i was running 270's and im going to upgrade to 460's soon but he had it tuned for 550s
Gotcha! That makes sense.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by 92turbo1.8 View Post
Gotcha! That makes sense.
Yea, i will get there sometime soon.
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Originally Posted by redturbomiata View Post
Yea, i will get there sometime soon.
Figure your car out so when I bring mine back from storage we can make sure it's ready for autocross.
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Originally Posted by BRG 4 AutoX View Post
Figure your car out so when I bring mine back from storage we can make sure it's ready for autocross.
yea should be too bad once i figure it out, its getting from where i am now to that point.
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Originally Posted by redturbomiata View Post
Yea, i will get there sometime soon.
Hopefully I'll be finished in the near future as well.
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Originally Posted by 92turbo1.8 View Post
Hopefully I'll be finished in the near future as well.
There is no such thing as finished, lol
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Old 02-23-2012, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by redturbomiata View Post
There is no such thing as finished, lol
My apologies, I should have said driving. lol
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Originally Posted by 92turbo1.8 View Post
My apologies, I should have said driving. lol
i wish there was such thing as done
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I'm in Hilliard and if you guys are still planning to meet up in May I'd like to stop by -
I've recently picked up a ms2 for my car and some rx7 injectors - I'd like to look over the parts I've got and have a few questions -

If either of you guys is still thinking about using ips I have to say I'm very much against them - I've head some bad stories from more then a few people about them and applied tuning - ips is actually the mechanical side of things and applied are the guys that do their tuning
I'm used to have a speed 3 before I got a miata and so did a friend of mine - ips/applied had a major part in blowing up his car and really screwing him over in a failed attempt to put it back together -
they claimed to have a lot of knowledge on the platform but in the end wound up cost my friend thousands of dollars
this is the whole story -
http://www.mazdaspeedforums.org/foru...olumbus-60106/

I've also had friends who let Cory tune their cars at Slomotion and have heard a lot of positive things about them - I mean messing with cars is always "user assumes risk" but I've just felt like Slomotion simply had better business practices
I was at their last big dyno day back in Sept -
http://s814.photobucket.com/albums/z...20Day%2092511/
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Chris and i share a pretty similar view on ips i guess.

IF you use slomo, deal with Corey and only Corey. Nearly their whole crew has turned over in the last year and a half. Once they moved to sunbury from cassady ave they lost their longest standing fabricator. Then Wyan left, he ran the front side of the business and imo was the only reason the doors stayed open and they lights stayed on.
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Corey's a good guy, but as far as I know most of his experience is with Hondas. Not sure how much experience he has with Mazdas, miatas, bp's, etc.
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I haven't heard anything positive about IPS. I have a Speed3 myself and think that platform shouldn't be messed with too much as far as extracting more power. Seems like it's on the edge, and in my opinion has quite enough from the factory. Lots of cats blow those things up, and I think it's just one of those things where you can mod for some reliability and maybe a better flowing intake but that's it. Tighten up the suspension and shifter and be done with it.

Corey sure seems like an OK dude in my communications with him. He was willing to tune my MS when I had it. Said he preferred the AEM but would take his time with MS and would be able to get it. Anyway, I'm funny about letting anybody work on my car at all. I'm just out of my depth on the tuning front, and the AEM software isn't as nice and straightforward as TunerStudio, so I'd like a "pro" with a dyno to do it. I'm still considering SloMo but I'm thinking about talking to Pure Tuning as well.
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Old 02-23-2012, 01:23 PM
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one of my friends who has a mega squirted 5.0 said dyno tune motorsports in galloway did a good job with his car. i may look into having them do mine, when the time comes around.
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Originally Posted by redturbomiata View Post
one of my friends who has a mega squirted 5.0 said dyno tune motorsports in galloway did a good job with his car. i may look into having them do mine, when the time comes around.
Yeah, I've heard of them. Haven't talked to anyone there but it looks like they are predominantly a V8 shop.
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