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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #30 on: October 13, 2017, 12:20:53 PM »
That's a no brainer!

I wish their re-licensing fees weren't so high.  Makes purchase of a used MyCal tough since you're still going to be out a ton of money.  Any other company I can think of charges $100-$200 for a remote tune.
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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2017, 09:46:42 PM »
Options are good and fun to explore.

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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #32 on: October 14, 2017, 10:34:23 AM »
There is a guy on Facebook with a Livernois tuned MKZ 3.0 that only ran 13.5 at the track in good air.  That is NO improvement over stock.  Not sure what the issue was but I would be screaming if it were me.  Another guy on a different forum claimed to run in the high 12s in 8000 DA but I don't recall seeing any timeslips.  I think he had some other mods, too.

I am looking forward to seeing how the LMS tune performs based on my butt dyno.  Tracks will be closing after this weekend so I won't be able to really test it.

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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #33 on: October 14, 2017, 10:58:27 AM »
You are a good one to find out.  I bet your butt is more accurate than most with your multiple passes!

$20 is just a no brainer!  Looking forward to hearing your opinion.
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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #34 on: October 14, 2017, 11:31:27 AM »
 Bruce I sense a shoot out lol. You have the logging tool to really analyze the difference between the tunes so that will be nice to see.
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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #35 on: October 14, 2017, 01:51:17 PM »
Bruce I sense a shoot out lol. You have the logging tool to really analyze the difference between the tunes so that will be nice to see.

I  doubt if their tune will perform as well as yours.  They got very good with SHO tunes after having tons of experience with them.  I believe they have only had one MKZ and one Continental in their shop so their experience is more limited.   With your ability to review my logs and make tweaks specific to my car, I suspect your tune is better. 

If it doesn't rain, I am going to the track tomorrow with your E tune.  It is cooler now so I am hoping for something in the 12.6 or 12.7 range.   

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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #36 on: December 25, 2017, 10:01:06 AM »
Twas the night before Christmas and in my garage,
I heard a strange rattle but I don’t own a Dodge.

I opened the door and heard hooves go click click,
There stood Rudolph and good old St. Nick!

I was quite shocked and didn’t know what to say,
Santa said, “nice Lincoln, would you trade for my sleigh?”

I said, “no way, Santa,” and started to grin,
“but if you have some time, we could go for a spin.”

His little round mouth, all turned up like a bow,
turned into a smile and he said “Yes, let’s go!”

I stepped on the gas and he said, “Man, that’s rad!”
I had to explain that the tune was from Brad.

As the turbos spooled up, he was taken by surprise,
But he liked it a lot by the look in his eyes.

Santa was giddy and never felt so alive,
So I backed off the gas and said, “Wanta drive?”

With his left foot on the brake and right on the gas,
He built up some boost and really hauled @ss!

Shoved back in the seat, Santa said, “I’ve been thinkin’
What I need tonight is your hotrod Lincoln!

“Not for sale,” I said “no matter what you say,
Just get my friend Brad to tune up your sleigh!”


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Re: Tuning the 3.0 Continental
« Reply #37 on: December 25, 2017, 10:08:14 AM »
Very nice :thumb: :thumb:
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If tuned:  Take note of the strategy code as you return to stock (including 3 bar MAP to 2 bar MAP) -> take car in & get it serviced -> check strategy code when you get car back -> have tuner update your tune if the strategy code has changed -> reload tune -> ENJOY!

 

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