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I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

I'm think about tune my ECU,
I did a little research people say about P72, S200, and i have no idea what is about?

Also, a website call, JDMShXT. they can do the ECU for $125, should i go for it?
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

You should be able to get that done at a dyno shop for around $400. What kind of ecu do you have?
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

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I'm think about tune my ECU,
I did a little research people say about P72, S200, and i have no idea what is about?

Also, a website call, JDMShXT. they can do the ECU for $125, should i go for it?
No. I've been on here a while and never heard of them. You first need a chipped ECU before you can even consider a tune.

For a chipped ECU, go to Phearable.net

The ECU Phearable gives you will come with a "base map" tune depending on the information you give them. You can drive on this, but it's mostly just to get you to a tuning shop. For me, I've been driving on my "base map" tune for almost a year with no problems.

For a tune, go to a local reputable Honda tuner in your area.

If you're asking us this question, I seriously doubt you need a tune. Tuning is for those who have modded their engine to the point where the stock ECU and tune just can't compensate. It's expensive for a chipped ECU and even more expensive for a tune. You need to think this over.

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You should be able to get that done at a dyno shop for around $400. What kind of ecu do you have?
He has the same kind of ECU we all have if it's stock like I am assuming. $400 is a reasonable estimate with mods depending.
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

What mods have you done? If you ever modify the engine you are gonna want to be able to tune it

You can use a p28 or p72 ecu.. The p72 let's you use Iab's and knock and cost more (I wouldn't even use the knock sensor though)

You can get the chipped ecu off of phearable but you need something like hondata s300 or s200 to use with the ecu. Then get it dyno tuned

The chipped ecu has a "base map" on it and it helps your tuner to be able to tune it quicker..


I would find a legit shop that mods a lot of imports and has a dyno and ask them if they could tune your car and see what they prefer to use..
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

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You should be able to get that done at a dyno shop for around $400. What kind of ecu do you have?
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No. I've been on here a while and never heard of them. You first need a chipped ECU before you can even consider a tune.

For a chipped ECU, go to Phearable.net

The ECU Phearable gives you will come with a "base map" tune depending on the information you give them. You can drive on this, but it's mostly just to get you to a tuning shop. For me, I've been driving on my "base map" tune for almost a year with no problems.

For a tune, go to a local reputable Honda tuner in your area.

If you're asking us this question, I seriously doubt you need a tune. Tuning is for those who have modded their engine to the point where the stock ECU and tune just can't compensate. It's expensive for a chipped ECU and even more expensive for a tune. You need to think this over.



He has the same kind of ECU we all have if it's stock like I am assuming. $400 is a reasonable estimate with mods depending.
Where can I get chipped ECU?
It is going to make my ride better?

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What mods have you done? If you ever modify the engine you are gonna want to be able to tune it

You can use a p28 or p72 ecu.. The p72 let's you use Iab's and knock and cost more (I wouldn't even use the knock sensor though)

You can get the chipped ecu off of phearable but you need something like hondata s300 or s200 to use with the ecu. Then get it dyno tuned

The chipped ecu has a "base map" on it and it helps your tuner to be able to tune it quicker..


I would find a legit shop that mods a lot of imports and has a dyno and ask them if they could tune your car and see what they prefer to use..
what if i just chipped my stock ECU?
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

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Where can I get chipped ECU?
It is going to make my ride better?
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you cannot chip/mod/tune obd2 ecus.
and seriously, DO YOU NEED TUNE YOUR ENGINE?
you dont get noticiable power out from stock engine by tuning so its waste of money!
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

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Where can I get chipped ECU?
It is going to make my ride better?

just by you asking that i can tell you that you dont need a tune. you need to do more research in why you would need a chipped ecu or a tune. what mods have you done to your car so far?
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

Seriously doubting you need a tune.
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Re: I want to tune my ECU, where can I get it done?

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you cannot chip/mod/tune obd2 ecus.
and seriously, DO YOU NEED TUNE YOUR ENGINE?
you dont get noticiable power out from stock engine by tuning so its waste of money!
This is helpful, I think I didn't mean tune my ECU, I think I was trying to say Socketed ECU. Anyway, thats helpful.
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This is helpful, I think I didn't mean tune my ECU, I think I was trying to say Socketed ECU. Anyway, thats helpful.
What in God's name are you talking about?
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