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Old 05-27-2018, 07:41 AM
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you know what? I never thought about this. Is there going to be a problem getting this in CA?

I will send another email to %Star on Tuesday
 
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Old 05-27-2018, 12:47 PM
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well, got an email back from % Star today. II can't get a tuner. They don't ship to California


There goes that plan......
 
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Old 05-27-2018, 01:46 PM
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Have it shipped somewhere else, do you have a relative or friend in another state? Just return the tune to stock a couple weeks before a smog check. You should get it for no other reason than to correct your speedometer/odometer.
 
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Old 05-27-2018, 05:38 PM
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don't have friends....

So I guess that is out......
 
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You can do a forwarding service... my buddy in Cali uses: https://www.usa2me.com/

If I recall correctly they give you a Texas address and then forward your mail to your real address... I hear it works quite well for stuff like this.
 
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Seems a little expenive. Not sure what I am going to do
 
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Old 05-30-2018, 02:30 AM
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Well, I just ordered it from 5Star

SCT X4 7015

going to go with Auto 2v 87 performance, 87 tow, 91 performance

forgot to mention it was a supercab, but that may not matter
 
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Old 05-30-2018, 10:57 AM
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Did you buy canned tunes or custom tunes?
 
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Old 05-31-2018, 06:52 AM
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Did you buy canned tunes or custom tunes?
so far, I have just ordered the programmer, once I actually get it in my hands, I will be contacting them, with my computer numbers and get them to custom write the tunes for my truck. I will be getting the 2v auto 87 performance, 87 tow, and 91 performance
 
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Old 06-05-2018, 09:13 AM
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just ordered a Spectre CAI for my truck, so when I get my tuner, I will take that into account when I contact 5Star about my custom tunes.

should I be looking to get 2v auto 87 performance, 87 tow, and 91 performance or something else? I think I get 3 tunes with it (more can be purchased later)
 
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Old 06-08-2018, 08:56 AM
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GOT IT!!!!!!!

Running a canned tune right now, until I can get my info to %Star and get my custom tunes made

Running the canned 5.4L F-150 Tune, with 87 Octane, No Speed Limiter, and 4.56 gearing
 
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Old 06-12-2018, 08:47 AM
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got my spectre cai, haven't put it in yet, the reason I went with the spectre CAI, is that it should be better than the oe setup, and I need to stay CARB compliant, the Gott's mod doesn't look factory, and will likely get me failed by a smog technician on visual

as far as my speedometer, it is now only 10 mph @ 65mph ---- when the car says 65 mph, I am actually going 75 mph
 
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Old 06-12-2018, 12:02 PM
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I think you can correct that yourself in the tune. Look for tire revs per mile, play with that.
 
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Old 06-18-2018, 07:46 AM
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If I use the tire revs for mile thing, will I need to do that again when I get my custom tune?

Also, any reason to not go with true duals on the f150?
 
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Old 06-18-2018, 10:44 AM
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Good possibility.

If you do true duals, make sure you use an X-pipe.
 

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