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I am fixen to buy the SCT Xcal2 and a cai together and im not quite getting the SCT so if you buy the Xcal2 do u have to buy diff tunes to even change the diff setings on it or is it like a programmer for a truck just plug it in and do what you want if you could help understang this better and tunes and flashes i would appreciate it thanks
 

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05mustang said:
I am fixen to buy the SCT Xcal2 and a cai together and im not quite getting the SCT so if you buy the Xcal2 do u have to buy diff tunes to even change the diff setings on it or is it like a programmer for a truck just plug it in and do what you want if you could help understang this better and tunes and flashes i would appreciate it thanks
I bought mine at V8power.com last month for $349 -- they had a special going. I provide them with my computer code & modifications and they setup Xcal2 with 3 custom settings -- 87 octane, 91 octane, 93 octane --- no extra charge. You just load and go. Shop around since some charge extra for each custom setting.
 

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SCT has MANY tunes avail for free! Most mods you buy/do will have tunes for free... You can also just plug it in and change what you wanna change. Or a professional tuner can do it for you on a dyno for the ultimate effect/tune...
 

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Bought mine here plus the CAI combo and am very happy!! Monty over there at JMS rocks!! Very happy with the results!!

http://www.jmschip.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=403

Just plug and play and Rock Away!!!

Ya get 3 tunes and you can modify the tunes if ya like..... Very Simple.

Woo Hoo!!
 

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SCT has MANY tunes avail for free! Most mods you buy/do will have tunes for free... You can also just plug it in and change what you wanna change. Or a professional tuner can do it for you on a dyno for the ultimate effect/tune...
Where are the free tunes? How could I get ahold of one? I picked up an XCal2 and haven't had a successful flash with it yet. Almost feel like I burned $400.
 

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This was my first mod. Well worth the money, easy to use and the most bang for the buck out there.
 

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Where are the free tunes? How could I get ahold of one? I picked up an XCal2 and haven't had a successful flash with it yet. Almost feel like I burned $400.
If you got a tuner for the 05 Mustang there should be three tunes in there for stock applications. Otherwise you can look at http://www.sctflash.com/main.php and/or contact them.
 

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wish I could find free tunes, I have paid for all my tunes!!!!
 

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LeonSORTX said:
Bought mine here plus the CAI combo and am very happy!! Monty over there at JMS rocks!! Very happy with the results!!

http://www.jmschip.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=403

Just plug and play and Rock Away!!!

Ya get 3 tunes and you can modify the tunes if ya like..... Very Simple.

Woo Hoo!!
How do you just plug and play and your off? Where do you plug it in at. Is it similar to plugging in a Jet Chip??
 

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How do you just plug and play and your off? Where do you plug it in at. Is it similar to plugging in a Jet Chip??
You plug it in under the dash, right at you knee... then it's just to answer the questions and you're on your way...!
 

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wish I could find free tunes, I have paid for all my tunes!!!!
You'd have to get help from the mod manufacturer. Like ProCharger, etc. Or know a tuner, or somebody with the tuners software and the tune you need, or at least know the values you need. You still need your own tuner though as those are car specific. SCT does not really deal with the customer rather with their professional tuners that sell their product... not for free... Sorry if I was unclear earlier! Many like to see imediate resoults and pretty much pay for the dyno time and get the tunes... or the other way around... :rolleyes:
 

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I felt I should be a bit more specific... When you buy a tuner you chose who's tune you're going to use! I'm sure Steeda, C&L, JLT, etc. have great tunes, prolly custom made by SCT for their units...

But then what? What if they don't have a tune for your aplication after you add mods...?? that's when you need a tuner... that's why you should buy your tuner from a professional tuner!! Sure you can get the tuner with the three stock tunes for $375 some places, why is it $400 from tuning shops? Because they know they'll owe you, they'll take care of you! It's part of the deal!

Then you call with your Steeda provided or $375 tuner and want a free tune... guess what, it's 100 bucks! So think twice before buying your tuner! I bought my CAI and brought it to my tuner, bought my tuner INCLUDING his services and +100 tunes later I'm happy as can be!

For you who allready have a tuner maybe the $100 would be worth it to build a relationship and be taken care of after future mods... that's what I was thinking about when I talk about 'free tunes' and the tuner have acces to SCT's tunes, and 'tuning ideas' through STC from other tuners...
 

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I got hooked up with a SCT tuner from a friend that sold his mustang. I was able to get the local SCT place to unlock it and delete the software on it so it can be used again. I was hoping to see if anyone has any of the stock tunes for the 2007 GT. The car has no mods and the SCT place here wants me to have them put it on the dyno and tune it on the dyno and after I pay for that I can pay for the tunes on top of that. It would end up being more expensive for them to do that than it would be to just buy a new tuner pre loaded. Can anyone help me out?

Haha I just realized I revived a 5 year old thread.... Sorry! :bigthumbsup
 

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i need the same thing! I bought one one ebay that was unlocked. but it doesnt have any of the three free tunes on it. The local shop wants to charge me about a hundred bucks for a custom tune. I need help!
 

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i need the same thing! I bought one one ebay that was unlocked. but it doesnt have any of the three free tunes on it. The local shop wants to charge me about a hundred bucks for a custom tune. I need help!
Its not funny for you, but I had to laugh at this comment.

Guys will run around try to save a buck by buying used stuff that they themselves cant do anything with, then go to someone that makes a living selling the stuff and want cheap or even free help (in this case tunes).

There are a few things you can save money on and still be ok, generally anything that can be "custom configured" like a tuner isn't one of them.
 
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