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2006 mustang GT... Need help with tuning.

Hello everyone, I'm new in allformustangs.
I own an 06 gt in Guayaquil-Ecuador(South America) and I've several problems. First, I love mustangs so much that I'd like to make it the fastest car in Ecuador, but there are several good competitors. I already have the Ford Racing CAI, 4.10 gear, headers and short shifter installed and also, I took off the catalytic converters and the muffler (now its a complettely free exhaust with no interruption. There are no laws against that here).
I'm also about to install these week or the other the Eibach springs, shock and struts, and front and rear swaybars and Iridium spark plugs.
I also have the Predator but I don't know what parameters to change and how much because I have no Kwoledge at all in mechanic and there are no dynos here in Guayaquil. So you can notice that my situation is awful, but I want my stang to kick azzs. Mustangs should be the best everywhere.
I'm just 21 years old, with no knowledge in mechanic. This is my first car and the car I always dream. My father wanted to buy me an M5, 350 Z or Z4 but I always wanted the mustang.
I will like someone to have the pacient to help me out, indicating or recomending me what pharameters should I change.

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Welcome to the forums. You really don't want to be messing around with the timing and/or fuel without knowledge of what you're doing. Would recommend you consider BamaChips Tuning and have Doug build you a custom tune for your modifications.


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Welcome to the forums. You really don't want to be messing around with the timing and/or fuel without knowledge of what you're doing. Would recommend you consider BamaChips Tuning and have Doug build you a custom tune for your modifications.
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first of all thanks you very much. Yes, I was fooling around few times and always noticed codes with "fuel too lean" so I decided to quit doing that to avoid to damage the engine. About BamaChips Tuning I have read a little about them, but I wonder can they help me, I'm SouthAmerica. Anyway I appreciate your advice and I'll try to contact Doug.

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Believe me, I've loved mustangs since I was a child. Also, my grandfather wanted to give me his audi TT so he gave it to my cousin. I wanted the new mustang to be my first car. And my dream its to make it the fastest car in Ecuador.
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first of all thanks you very much. Yes, I was fooling around few times and always noticed codes with "fuel too lean" so I decided to quit doing that to avoid to damage the engine. About BamaChips Tuning I have read a little about them, but I wonder can they help me, I'm SouthAmerica. Anyway I appreciate your advice and I'll try to contact Doug.
Sure he can help. You tell him your current mods and he can build you a tune and email it to you.

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Thanks again. I hope he can help me. I already sent them a message and I hope they answer me back soon.
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You can also datalog with the xcal2(dont know about the predator) and send them the logs and they can custom tune your car that way.
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You can also datalog with the xcal2(dont know about the predator) and send them the logs and they can custom tune your car that way.
Predator can capture PIDs too. Best if you have a wideband so you can report A/F levels.

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Yes, I think they don't do it with the Predator. So just in case, I just need to tell them my current mods and the air/fuel level. Anything else???
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octane ratings you want/have available to you.
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Yes, I think they don't do it with the Predator. So just in case, I just need to tell them my current mods and the air/fuel level. Anything else???
So you have a wideband air/fuel meter? If so, that's great.

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yes I do have it, so I'll check that later. But what about my exhaust, I took off the catalytic converters and the muffler and now it's a completely free exhaust tubes. do you think they can help me with that? I don't know because is ilegal in the States, but there are no laws about that in here.
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yes I do have it, so I'll check that later. But what about my exhaust, I took off the catalytic converters and the muffler and now it's a completely free exhaust tubes. do you think they can help me with that? I don't know because is ilegal in the States, but there are no laws about that in here.
Doug can handle that it thats who you go with. Its just that most engins need and run better with a little back pressure.


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If your goal is to really be the fastest car there, you should stop messing around and contact JDM. They'll ship you a Saleen S/C and email you tunes for it as well. Your setup now is quick, but with the cars you've listed and the owners modding them, you won't be the quickest.

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yes, I think I went with him. That's what it says in the "contact us" section, "Douglas Studdard". I hope he answer me back soon.

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