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Old 08-27-2013, 08:27 PM   #6119
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I know it seems fashionable to beat up Visconti at the moment and I haven't been his biggest fan at times due to his slow replies and perceived attitude but I love the latest tune and can't fault it at all. I flashed back to stock and hated the way the car felt when I did it - the difference between stock and his tune is like night and day for me. Just trying to keep things in balance.
I used to love his tune too until my DI seals went out then I started having cam issues. "Looks good" - Ticket Closed is not how you review a God damn datalog.
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:48 PM   #6120
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And here I just flashed back to E85 with the 1.14 tune and am thinking, "Holy shit this thing is fast."

IDK, I must be more patient than most people. If something doesn't work the way I think it should, I flash back to the last known good tune until a new version comes out and try it. So far I have had 0 problems out of his tunes. The only thing I had was a stumble at start last time I was on e85, but I think thats because I went to a different station and they were still on e70 and I didn't test it before I filled up.

Could it be faster? IDK. Apparently I don't have the expendable cash, like it seems everyone else here does, to just drop another $300 to try somebody else's tune and possibly get another 5hp. I'm happy with what I have. If I want more power from here, I'll try another bolt on.
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:45 PM   #6121
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i too have had really nice tunes from him. i didnt even want to post out of fear of jinxing myself but i feel like i should. no, he doesnt have the best attitude but he is who he is and as long as he tunes my car right, i dont care. i do feel for you guys that have issues but switch tuners then. i get maps a lot and pretty quickly from John
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And here I just flashed back to E85 with the 1.14 tune and am thinking, "Holy shit this thing is fast."

IDK, I must be more patient than most people. If something doesn't work the way I think it should, I flash back to the last known good tune until a new version comes out and try it. So far I have had 0 problems out of his tunes. The only thing I had was a stumble at start last time I was on e85, but I think thats because I went to a different station and they were still on e70 and I didn't test it before I filled up.

Could it be faster? IDK. Apparently I don't have the expendable cash, like it seems everyone else here does, to just drop another $300 to try somebody else's tune and possibly get another 5hp. I'm happy with what I have. If I want more power from here, I'll try another bolt on.
I have a tree that grows green cloth bills. I don't work because of that... But, Seriously.. Just saying the customer service is lacking much more than usual. If your client base is too big for you to handle then stop getting back on the saddle that you can't ride alone.

And If You rode in my car you would notice a lot more than 5hp Loss on his tune. Its closer to 40-50.
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:15 PM   #6123
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The model tuners use currently just doesn't scale. The cost (in time or $) of servicing existing customers eventually swallows them. talent in that area is hard to come by and not exactly incentivized to work for someone else, so it's near impossible to increase your capacity.

They should have a base map (or several) available for free or cheap online and charge for their time customizing them as a service, like a paid support type thing. Far more scalable in my opinion.
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Old 08-28-2013, 03:04 AM   #6124
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The model tuners use currently just doesn't scale. The cost (in time or $) of servicing existing customers eventually swallows them. talent in that area is hard to come by and not exactly incentivized to work for someone else, so it's near impossible to increase your capacity.

They should have a base map (or several) available for free or cheap online and charge for their time customizing them as a service, like a paid support type thing. Far more scalable in my opinion.
I've been meaning to write something like this for a while both in some combination of support and condemnation of both JV and all the other tuners. I think you said this pretty well.

The problem is simple math, every free update has an increased expense to the tuner with only a minimal, non-reoccurring, revenue stream.
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:37 AM   #6125
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And If You rode in my car you would notice a lot more than 5hp Loss on his tune. Its closer to 40-50.
That sucks! Could you please post those dyno results?
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That sucks! Could you please post those dyno results?
I assume this guy is FI
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Old 08-29-2013, 05:05 PM   #6127
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Me too but I'd still like to see those dyno results.
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Old 08-30-2013, 02:44 AM   #6128
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Me too but I'd still like to see those dyno results.
I posted mine in the vortech thread I think. 30whp difference between my visconti and fa20 tunes. Submitted logs and got the usual yup looks good response.

Might be hard to see I uploaded with my phone.

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Old 08-30-2013, 06:39 AM   #6129
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I posted mine in the vortech thread I think. 30whp difference between my visconti and fa20 tunes. Submitted logs and got the usual yup looks good response.

Might be hard to see I uploaded with my phone.

http://i.imgur.com/kpDByNa.jpg

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Yup. Looks good.

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Old 08-30-2013, 09:12 AM   #6130
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Me too but I'd still like to see those dyno results.
I'm FI too, and my power lost was 33 WHP.
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Only 33 wheel horse down from the most expensive tune on the market? Looks good.
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:16 PM   #6132
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