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Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by mintoxik, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. mintoxik

    mintoxik Member

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    This is going to be blunt I have ITB and hondata s200. and cant find someone to tune for 1 reason or another its ITB or s200. Cant afford an upgrade for awhile. Would it really be that hard to tune myself with the right reference material?
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    In theory, you should be able to do it yourself. I have a friend who tuned is 5-series BMW on his own. you just have to read a lot and have the right software.
     
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    There's no reason why someone can't tune s200 and itb's. I know for a fact it can be done because we tuned tbone's itb crx car some 14 years ago on it... geeze.
    Steve Saki came up from VA a couple times to work it. that said, I'm not sure I would try to learn how to tune on that setup. ITB's are a PITA.

    i assume oceanside is in cali... There's gotta be someone out there who can do it.
    What shops have you called?
     
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    I should update my profile I'm in south dakota. that is my fault I apologize. There is a place in sioux falls SD about 3 hours south of me is the only place I know of and they said nope wont do it. I asked if he knew of a place he said maybe in Minneapolis/ st paul. and that is bout 7-8 hours away IIRC. It seems to me that I have a choice not finish the car this year or tune the damn thing myself.
     
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    Or, import a tuner
    Or, hold a dyno day with a tuner and get a bunch of cars to make the cost of bringing the guy in cheaper.
     
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    if there was someone around me that could tune id ship them here in the best fridge box i can find haha. The people I talked to said they wont tune my car because its the s200 and its " a pain in the ass to tune" his words not mine.
     
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    I wouldn't want him touching my car anyway after saying that. Yeah, the s300 software is better, but it doesn't 'tune' any easier.

    If you can find 2 or 3 guys in the area who need a tune, see if you can get a guy to fly up for a weekend event.
     
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    Ya very frustrating. I found a shop that does domestics and sent and email to see if they would tune for me.
     
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    called a few shops today from the cities and no go i was told no one can tune it in the area. So I guess my choices still remain try it myself or i have to get something different.
     
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    If a S200 is like Kpro, you should try to find a tuner for Hondas that will tune via email. He'll send you a base map. Then you send data logs and he sends you a updated tune. Then the process is repeated until you have a decent end result.
     
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    Thanks I will look into that
     
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    I'm going to trade in my s200 for the s300 its 400 bucks and they put it in your ecu thanks for the help guys
     
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