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Hello! Sorry to make another thread about tubing but i thought it would get more attention this way.
I spoke with dynotronics and they said they'd be willing to do a second batch of tuning if i got enough people on board!

Im waiting to hear back from them for pricing but the firsy batch was around $200 so i guess itll be roughly the same price. This is great because i belueve without doing a group order itll be around 600.

Just reply here if youre interested! Ill reply with more information when i receive it.

I dont know about you but im super excited! :)
 

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They said it would be $205 withoutthe cable, the cable costs $185 but they have a loaner tool kit.
 

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Second batch? I would be highly suspect they have ever done a "first batch." with these cars. We were the first to ever read the ROM on these ECUs and confirm they were even tune-able. Very unfortunate to see us do all the leg work and another company swoops in with penny pricing.
You get what you pay for though I guess.

Ask them about how the cams are tuned
 

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I know that a few people got a tune through them in addition to mazda 2's, i dont know the specs or anything from it though as no one feels like dishing out information. From what i can tell you guys are going way more in depth then they are/did which is awesome.
 

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I know that a few people got a tune through them in addition to mazda 2's, i dont know the specs or anything from it though as no one feels like dishing out information. From what i can tell you guys are going way more in depth then they are/did which is awesome.
You know they did how?

We use the same tuning software, the only scion ia ECUs ever read with it is what we have done. Also the Mazda 2 engine is not anything like this one (even the 1.5 skyactiv) in terms of how it is tuned.
 

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People from the forum or facebook have said they got it through them. More mazda 2's then scion but there was one scion guy who was on the page.

And yes i know which is a little unforunate.
 

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I have tried to message the guy to ask for more details who got the tune with the scion but he hasnt replied yet
 

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They said it would be $205 withoutthe cable, the cable costs $185 but they have a loaner tool kit.
What's the deposit on the loaner tool kit? I know typically that's the case, just curious so I can factor it in.

On another note, this is going to get even more interesting with the addition of air system improvements, like a cold or short ram intake, and even an exhaust system.
 

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We use the same tuning software, the only scion ia ECUs ever read with it is what we have done.
Whoa. If you guys can SEE via the Mazdaedit software all of the ECUs that are read (and I imagine you can because arent they licensed to the VIN?) and no other iAs are popping up, that's a pretty big (scary) red-flag....
 

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Whoa. If you guys can SEE via the Mazdaedit software all of the ECUs that are read (and I imagine you can because arent they licensed to the VIN?) and no other iAs are popping up, that's a pretty big (scary) red-flag....
We can because we work very closely with the R&D on the software with the developer, so we get the ECU BIN files.

it's possible one slipped through, doubtful. Have never seen any published information on a tune for these cars anywhere except what we have.
 

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Whoa. If you guys can SEE via the Mazdaedit software all of the ECUs that are read (and I imagine you can because arent they licensed to the VIN?) and no other iAs are popping up, that's a pretty big (scary) red-flag....
Richard -- as I'm super ignorant, why is this a big, scary, red-flag? And does this just pertain to those wanting to tune?
 

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Richard -- as I'm super ignorant, why is this a big, scary, red-flag? And does this just pertain to those wanting to tune?
It's only scary IF Dynotronics actually hasn't actually developed a tune.

I say it's scary because if a company is selling a product (tune), but has not actually developed a tune for our car, then that means that they are essentially using customers cars as test mules.

And yes, while my car is being used to develop the tune for OVTuning, I volunteered my car with the knowledge that the tune was being developed. (And he did not put it up for sale until we had established a satisfactory base tune).

Plus, one of our members has purchased a tune from Dynotronics as part of a Mazda 2 forum group buy... What did they sell him? Is it actually optimized and increasing power, or was it something else?

There can be a lot of risk in tuning a car; if it is done incorrectly, it can severely damage an engin. I really need to trust that a company messing with my ECU will respect me and my car. I don't like the idea of a company advertising a finished product if it's actually using paying customers cars for development of that product.
 
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