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Old 07-13-17, 01:20 PM   #1
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Default Costs to protune on 93 and E85

I've been searching the web quite a bit and have not found much on this topic. I will be converting my 16 STi to an E85 flex-fuel system soon and am trying to get an idea on how much I should expect to spend on a protune. Realistically I will need a tune for both pump gas and E85. I'm sure they will also tune for the intelligent, sport, and S# modes as well. Any experience or advise would be appreciated!
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Old 07-13-17, 01:41 PM   #2
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Default Re: Costs to protune on 93 and E85

Hard to give you a realistic number as they all vary

I know a certain protuner around here, considered the "best" in Colorado charges ~1000 for flex fuel setup.
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Old 07-13-17, 01:53 PM   #3
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Don't forget cobb has flex fuel kit and tune on the accessport available.....quite convenient
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Old 07-14-17, 04:40 AM   #4
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Default Re: Costs to protune on 93 and E85

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Don't forget cobb has flex fuel kit and tune on the accessport available.....quite convenient
Yep I thought about it, but I figured if I have to get injectors in there I might as well take off the intake manifold and swap out the TGVs while I'm at it which would require a tune
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Old 07-14-17, 05:24 AM   #5
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Stock turbo? I personally wouldn't bother with the TGV deletes if you're thinking you have to pull the manifold for injectors. You can get the injectors without pulling the manifold. You're unlikely to get any gain from the TGV deletes, which isn't worth the work at this point in time, IMHO.
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Default Re: Costs to protune on 93 and E85

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I've been searching the web quite a bit and have not found much on this topic. I will be converting my 16 STi to an E85 flex-fuel system soon and am trying to get an idea on how much I should expect to spend on a protune. Realistically I will need a tune for both pump gas and E85. I'm sure they will also tune for the intelligent, sport, and S# modes as well. Any experience or advise would be appreciated!
its better to pay a little more and leave with a smile on your face than try and get the best deal and constantly wonder if there was a better one out there. Call some shops, take it to the one that meshes with you the best. There's always a chance you will have to take it back again as well.
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Default Re: Costs to protune on 93 and E85

$800 for tuning both 93 and E85 Flex (COBB). As yamahaSHO advised- No need TGV Deletes if no upgrade turbo.I'd suggest doing ID1300 and a better fuel pump to support future bigger turbo if that your goal. Safe money invest on bigger Inj and FP if you plan to go further.
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