I need a tune!

Discussion in 'Mustang Chit Chat' started by mikek2111987, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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    My car (07 4.6) came with an old style Ford Motorsports pro cal, the black box with just a toggle switch and some lights. How the hell do I get tunes on and off this thing? More importantly, is there an internet database of tune sharing so I can get it running good enough to get it on a Dyno?
     
  2. 07gts197

    07gts197 forum member

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    Im not familiar with it, does it plug into the obd2 port or is it like an old school chip thats connected to the ecu? What mods do you have? You could potentially disconnect it and drive it to a tuner. I doubt anything could be loaded onto it.


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  3. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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  4. 01yellerCobra

    01yellerCobra forum member

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    You're not supposed to mess with those. Find a tuner (Lito) and see what software he uses and get a device that supports it.
     
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  5. 06JET

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    Lito uses SCT3 or SCT4 and can have it running like a top in no time. No dyno involved. He will just email you back and forth a few times. Most tuners use SCT products.
     
  6. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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    I'm actually local to him, so I might even drop by to get it on his wideband. Guess I need a new tuner first
     
  7. 07 Boss

    07 Boss forum member

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    You live in South America?
     
  8. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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    Michigan. Figured he meant Lidio at alternative auto, just spelled the name wrong.
     
  9. 06 T-RED S/C GT

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    The Ford Racing ProCal tool is a basic canned programmer that cannot share tuning files from an internet database nor can be uploaded from an e-mail file. You're limited to only uploading the basic tuning files that are included with the ProCal device. Also keep in mind that before making the switch to an SCT X3, X4 programmer, you must first return your vehicle back to the factory/stock tune from the Ford Racing ProCal tool which stores your original factory tuning files in the device. If you have the ability and knowledge to datalog? it would be in your best interest to first purchase an SCT X4 programmer and then you'll want to contact Lito who will e-mail a base tune to start out with and then after following his instructions on how to datalog, you e-mail the tuning file with datalog included back to Lito who will then e-mail you a revised tune file taken from the datalog to upload into your car's OBDII port. If everything is spot-on? you're good to go, otherwise, you continue the data logging and tune revision process between you and Lito until everything is finally spot-on within the tune.
     
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  10. c0op3r

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    I just put a SCT X4 for sale in the Parts for sale section if you are interested.
     
  11. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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    I'll let you know, thanks.
    So I guess I should probably ask who this Lito fella is since I thought I knew
     
  12. 07 Boss

    07 Boss forum member

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    He is the Dalai Lama of 3 valve tuning. We bow are heads reverently when we speak of him.
     
  13. 06 T-RED S/C GT

    06 T-RED S/C GT forum member

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    Here's Lito's contact info.

    http://tudyno.com/ website

    [email protected] e-mail address
     
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  14. Dino Dino Bambino

    Dino Dino Bambino I have a red car

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    You won't be local to Lito (Manuel Plazo) unless you live in Caracas Venezuela. ;)
     
  15. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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    Yeah I thought they were talking about someone else. Crazy a guy in Venezuela is one of the best 3v tuners, but I've got an email into him
     
  16. 05stroker

    05stroker Never enough power guy!

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    It will be the best decision you've ever made for your car
     
  17. fdjizm

    fdjizm Drag Queen

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    Lito is a 3v wizard, just had to throw that in here!
     
  18. RED09GT

    RED09GT Senior Member S197 Team Member

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    Another member of the congregation here.
    Believe the hype, he has been that good.
     
  19. eighty6gt

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    Where in the world is Manuel Pazo?!
     
  20. mikek2111987

    mikek2111987 Junior Member

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    Impatiently waiting for his response email