Automotive DIY Tuning tools

Automotive DIY Tuning tools


I just got from tuna fish calm I’m going to go over some basic tuning stuff some of the different tools out there so to get started we’re going to talk about just the different options that you have as far as off-the-shelf type stuff versus do-it-yourself vs. standalone engine management systems the first I’m going to talk about is the motes equipment which is DIY stuff and there’s several parts that you can get from Detroit turbo that basically allow you to do DIY type tuning the chip carrier for instance is what I’m showing you now basically allows you to burn a chip on this flash and burn chipper and once you put the program on that chip then you basically take it and put it back into that chip carrier and then you piggyback your stop chip in order to burn the chip you need to hook it up to a computer and load your your bin file on there and then once it’s burnt you take it out put it in the ZIF socket which is that lever that you pull and you seat the chip in there make sure it’s seated correctly and make sure that all the pins and everything go into the mem Cal properly so basically once you’re done with that you put it back into the ECM and you test your vehicle and if you have a good tune then great if not you’re going to have to reborn’ the chip again now another option is the ostrich and the ostrich them allows you to sort of skip that step of burning a chip and then having to reborn’ again after you make a few changes the ostrich is a real-time emulation tool that basically allows you to change parameters in the chip in real time so you don’t have to go back and forth driver vehicle test it out you can make changes on the fly and that makes for a lot faster tuning so that’s the that’s the most popular one pretty much nowadays there’s a lot of information out there and what we hope to do as well as provide some videos to get people more comfortable trying this stuff out because there really is no perfect off-the-shelf chip if you’re comfortable using a laptop then you can you know get comfortable using this type of stuff as well so you know whether you have a standalone engine management system or some DIY tools you should be safe tunafish calm and check out our videos there and see what types of things that you can learn and share your information as well


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