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    Quote Originally Posted by soccerking93 View Post
    Just went back and found the post.

    http://www.audizine.com/forum/showth...1#post12713471

    Looks like he then fixed his car and ran the 10.5.

    Are you going to get a custom tune?
    I'm sticking with APR. Heard rumors they are working on a revision for their stage 3 S cars, both ECU and TCU.

    To my knowledge, Low Profile's car was still not 100% from that 10.59 run
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    I think that pic of the text message should be deleted. It's unnecessary and essentially punishes the guy for speaking openly about the tunes. Come on, man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Morales View Post
    I think that pic of the text message should be deleted. It's unnecessary and essentially punishes the guy for speaking openly about the tunes. Come on, man.
    What is punishing about it? Why would we as consumers of the product spending our hard earned money be left in the dark. They should all be held accountable for the products they’re selling. Who better to shed light on the subject then the creators themselves?


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    That's a private conversation you had with an APR programmer. Pretty sure he didn't think it would wind up on a public forum. Stuff like that should remain private. The guy was doing you a favor and you flame him publicly for trying to help you.

    Quote Originally Posted by madyspop View Post
    What is punishing about it? Why would we as consumers of the product spending our hard earned money be left in the dark. They should all be held accountable for the products they’re selling. Who better to shed light on the subject then the creators themselves?


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    We should welcome and encourage the tuners to be open and discuss the issues Why would we want to protect any of them, they’re not paying my bills. We’ve all spent a small fortune playing with these cars I’m not kissing anyone’s ass.

    Why not question the product being sold regardless of who the tuner is. I’m not bashing anyone we all deserve transparency.


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    Quote Originally Posted by HeelBuff View Post
    I don’t think that’s cool at all to be calling out private individuals by first and last name on this forum. Good luck to you tuning the car yourself; I have no skill or confidence to tackle that.
    he never said hes tuning it himself. Hes working another tuning company

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    Quote Originally Posted by madyspop View Post
    We should welcome and encourage the tuners to be open and discuss the issues Why would we want to protect any of them, they’re not paying my bills. We’ve all spent a small fortune playing with these cars I’m not kissing anyone’s ass.

    Why not question the product being sold regardless of who the tuner is. I’m not bashing anyone we all deserve transparency.


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    and this^^ speak the truth brother

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    Quote Originally Posted by soccerking93 View Post
    That's a private conversation you had with an APR programmer. Pretty sure he didn't think it would wind up on a public forum. Stuff like that should remain private. The guy was doing you a favor and you flame him publicly for trying to help you.
    I’m not trying to flame anyone you guys are the ones getting bent out of shape.

    Call any of the tuners and try and get any real info, you won’t. All you’ll get his some mouthpiece basically spewing the company line and scripted refutes. Well that and why their product is better than the guy down the road.

    I don’t see how you can say how anyone is doing me a favor by telling me to buy product that admittedly has a flaw.


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    Quote Originally Posted by madyspop View Post
    We should welcome and encourage the tuners to be open and discuss the issues Why would we want to protect any of them, they’re not paying my bills. We’ve all spent a small fortune playing with these cars I’m not kissing anyone’s ass.

    Why not question the product being sold regardless of who the tuner is. I’m not bashing anyone we all deserve transparency.


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    Damn, dude! Come on, you’re better than that!

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    I think some are getting bent out of shape for throwing the name out on the forum. But I would bet most in this thread already know Eric from APR. Somewhat odd in that he would push their software on someone while admitting it has a few kinks to work out. Also worries me a bit considering I'm running that software but glad to see they're addressing the issues (although APR "addressing" issues does not ordinarily happen with pace).

    I don't think Madyspop was trying to throw anyone under the bus, more so attempting to share information.

    Let's not derail the thread. Keep the spotlight on stage 3
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeelBuff View Post
    Damn, dude! Come on, you’re better than that!
    Better than what? I'm tired of being misled and flat out lied to, you'll find out first hand what I'm talking about. I've been working on this project since July and it's still not done, for all I know you could have my second set of turbos if you've even received them yet.

    I went ahead and deleted my screen shot to keep the mass's happy and misinformed. Go ahead fellas spend your money without my firsthand experience and battle wounds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by madyspop View Post
    I’m not trying to flame anyone you guys are the ones getting bent out of shape.

    Call any of the tuners and try and get any real info, you won’t. All you’ll get his some mouthpiece basically spewing the company line and scripted refutes. Well that and why their product is better than the guy down the road.

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    This is exactly the point. And when a tuner actually does open up and share real info with you, posting his text messages for everyone to see doesn't help the cause of getting more transparency from him. If he's like most people, he'd be upset. But even if he does not mind, you already stated that the TCU tune is problematic, so there was no need to post the actual text messages. At best it's unhelpful, and at worst it causes a source of information to clam shut. I don't get how you are processing this, but I guess you'll just be at odds with others on this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Morales View Post
    This is exactly the point. And when a tuner actually does open up and share real info with you, posting his text messages for everyone to see doesn't help the cause of getting more transparency from him. If he's like most people, he'd be upset. But even if he does not mind, you already stated that the TCU tune is problematic, so there was no need to post the actual text messages. At best it's unhelpful, and at worst it causes a source of information to clam shut. I don't get how you are processing this, but I guess you'll just be at odds with others on this one.
    wait??? so people want to continue to pay money to someone for something thats broken?? If it was a couple bucks thats one thing but its our cars which cost thousands of dollars and also a tune that by itself cost thousands of dollars that we might be getting a half finished product. If thats the case and they want that hush hush then why would they be telling consumers. Im with madyspop on that, transparency should be needed for stuff like that as said. Or yea we can all go blindly throw our money around and hope for the best. i know im not trying to just throw money around to get a half ass product. Its not ready dont try to sell it. Then once its proven then sell it to me. Simple as that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Morales View Post
    This is exactly the point. And when a tuner actually does open up and share real info with you, posting his text messages for everyone to see doesn't help the cause of getting more transparency from him. If he's like most people, he'd be upset. But even if he does not mind, you already stated that the TCU tune is problematic, so there was no need to post the actual text messages. At best it's unhelpful, and at worst it causes a source of information to clam shut. I don't get how you are processing this, but I guess you'll just be at odds with others on this one.
    Read and understood but on the other end of the spectrum how are you and all the others ok with a vendor not being forth coming? I don't know about you but I'd rather not spend my money on something that "almost works"!

    The only reason I posted it int he first place was because someone questioned the validity of my statement saying they admittedly have an issue with a product being sold. Just don't want anyone drinking the Kool Aid when it needs a little more sugar.
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    Guys, we agree on the problem. No one is saying people should be buying "broken" products (which, by the way, may be an overstatement in this case). Of course we want tuners to be forthcoming and transparent. We also want products quickly. Ideally, APR would not sell its TCU tune to stage 3 customers until this is resolved in 2020, and Eric or Arin would post a warning on this forum. But that's not going to happen. I'm not sure you all realize that we are playing a game for information. It doesn't matter what we're OK with if there are no other good options (which is the case for me). These tuners are rarely going to give any meaningful information when they don't have to, so the wise move when playing the game is some level of discretion.
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    10.5 at a top speed of 132 doesn't seem like there's much wrong with the product to me? What am I missing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by soccerking93 View Post
    10.5 at a top speed of 132 doesn't seem like there's much wrong with the product to me? What am I missing?
    When it could potentially be running 10.3x @ 133+

    You're right, there isn't much wrong with the product, a few kinks. Little tweaks go a long way at these power levels. That's damn fast, but it's not 100%, and by their own admission.
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    Let's face it, our cars are beeing sold with flaws for the factory, and dealers also not 100% pushing to admite or point us out regarding TSB's. Let alone once you past warranty...and that is a multi billion compagny. Anyway, kinda understand the fusssss (a decent tune often comes at a pretty big bill and we pay to play), but offcourse it is a constant development. Let us just pray for those who want to be testpig to get things at a higher level :). Wish you luck (stage 2 is where i stop, but always tempted :) ).
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    Hi im interested on the gt2871’s i do not need the tune only hardware
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    QUOTE=madyspop;12827640]I'm actually the first to take the plunge on this project, I haven't updated my thread because there hasn't been much to update at this point. I actually have two sets of these turbos done one set with the GT2873's and GT 2871's in the others.

    I've decided to go with the 2873's although I initially started out going with the 71's. That being said I have a fully done set of 2871's that have already been assembled fully clocked and heat treated that I'm going to sell. The cocking is easily 6/7 hours of labor to do correctly. I have the lines all done as well which I will include. Regarding tuning I have that a handled as well, APR's solution was comical at best. They wanted me to load their stage 3 file and buy the TCU tune which they're still having issues with. He then wanted me to log and he'd adjust accordingly as needed. So $3200 to just get data for logging but wouldn't give me any final costs because he's unsure how much further development will be needed. I said thanks but no thanks to that. I have a startup file and handheld loader that will go with my 2871's. The startup file will work on any of the 4.0's, logs will be sent in and then a final tune will be done along with the TCU tune after the ECU is dialed in.

    HeelBuff I'd gladly discuss my experience with you if you wanted to shoot me a DM or text/call me at (309)370-2657. I know the end result will be fantastic but it's been a painful ride thus far.[/QUOTE]

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    That inlet is MASSIVE
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    I guess calling the turbos “snails” is the new “moarr low”. Equally as annoying.. and equally as lame. #tryingtoohard 👍

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omnipotent View Post
    I guess calling the turbos “snails” is the new “moarr low”. Equally as annoying.. and equally as lame. #tryingtoohard 👍
    I'd say the same thing if my car didn't have "snails"

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    I get your defense! You’re guilty of the same terminology. Was just picking on boy! And the hashtag was a joke... if you knew me.. you would know my stand on “hashtags”!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AudiS4B8 View Post
    I'd say the same thing if my car didn't have "snails"

    Envy, a stinky cologne. Also, sick hashtag, bra
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    Whoa, so what if you add in the bits from your build thread like the Evanchuri intake, those CF pipes and the others? 9's? Now we're talking supercar territory, Veryon, Mclaren 700s!

    Quote Originally Posted by AudiS4B8 View Post
    When it could potentially be running 10.3x @ 133+

    You're right, there isn't much wrong with the product, a few kinks. Little tweaks go a long way at these power levels. That's damn fast, but it's not 100%, and by their own admission.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soccerking93 View Post
    Whoa, so what if you add in the bits from your build thread like the Evanchuri intake, those CF pipes and the others? 9's? Now we're talking supercar territory, Veryon, Mclaren 700s!
    9s would be awesome, but not realistic.

    The Eventuri intake and inlets won't add much since the intake side of the turbos is already efficient from the factory. I'm hoping between the two items I shave a tenth.

    Have some track days coming up starting next month! Would be awesome to see 10.4x to start and eventually lower. Speculation at this point, time will tell!
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    Heard the same rumor, good stuff on the horizon for both S & RS models. Also not sure why everyone believes something is broken with the TCU tune, it works flawlessly when running 93 or less Octane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AudiS4B8 View Post
    I'm sticking with APR. Heard rumors they are working on a revision for their stage 3 S cars, both ECU and TCU.

    To my knowledge, Low Profile's car was still not 100% from that 10.59 run
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    Glad to see your car is taking steps forward again HeelBuff! If anyone deserves to see 9s, it's definitely you. It sure seems like you'll have the software and hardware for it.

    Quote Originally Posted by HeelBuff View Post
    I can’t verify it yet but I made it clear I had no interest buying new turbos unless correcting it was a virtual certainty and he said it was.
    This is obviously the information I'm most interested in, and hopefully they confirm not only a fix but a cause in the near future. This waiting game on the tcu tune is killing me, and the uncertainly of a confirmed AMAX fix makes it so much worse. My biggest fear is finally getting the tcu tune only to have AMAX still not functioning.

    To everyone else- I lost the AMAX on my ZF 8HP back in Oct. after quite a few trips to the drag strip this year and god knows how many launches over the last 1.5 years. It's costing me a solid 0.3s in the 1/4 and effectively ended my season prematurely (bummer as I hadn't dialed my cooling system in or swapped back to my lighter wheels yet). APR has expressed their confidence in restoring it to me (with words such as 'likely' and 'should') but has not provided any definitive information regarding it to this date. It sounds like they've identified at least one reason AMAX stops functioning, but that's not to say there aren't others. Here's hoping the long awaited ZF tune is the answer for a fix AND more performance!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast4DR S6 View Post
    Heard the same rumor, good stuff on the horizon for both S & RS models. Also not sure why everyone believes something is broken with the TCU tune, it works flawlessly when running 93 or less Octane.

    Happy Holidays To All!
    My TCU tune has worked flawlessly thus far as well. Granted I've only run 93 octane since going stage 3 about 400 miles ago.

    The stage 3 TCU issue I believe Low Profile was experiencing was a hiccup in the 2-3 gear change when running 104.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AudiS4B8 View Post
    My TCU tune has worked flawlessly thus far as well. Granted I've only run 93 octane since going stage 3 about 400 miles ago.

    The stage 3 TCU issue I believe Low Profile was experiencing was a hiccup in the 2-3 gear change when running 104.
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    yep, 22,000 miles with my setup and i've never had a hiccup in shifting, even with 100 octane(although never at the track with 100). I've always been confident that they left power on the table but never minded that bad considering how turn key reliable it has been for me, Stage 1 RS7 performance without the need for a sport back was a good compromise lol (not that i would mind stage 2 power lol)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AudiS4B8 View Post
    The stage 3 TCU issue I believe Low Profile was experiencing was a hiccup in the 2-3 gear change when running 104.
    I seem to recall Marc reporting this issue as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Morales View Post
    I seem to recall Marc reporting this issue as well.
    Trying not to include Marc's car in the data since his setup is unique. He's done things differently than the other stage 3 S cars.

    He did something different with his TCU tune (redline goes to 7k on his car but none of ours for some reason, coding maybe?), and is experiencing loss of power for reasons unknown (by his own admission). Sort of an outlier at this point
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