Notices
Vendor, Tuning, Service, and Parts Review Feel free to discuss vendor experiences but please don't use the forum as your own private soapbox to perpetually bash specific vendors.

Ed @ EQ Tuning

Old 06-27-2008, 01:30 PM
  #1  
SK
Registered User
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
SK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: here and there
Posts: 195
Car Info: an EQ tuned box
Thumbs up Ed @ EQ Tuning

EQ Tuning delivers.

To make a long story short, my vehicle had been suffering from the dreaded fuel cut. Although the car ran strong (or so I thought), the problem persisted even after retuning with the original tuner. Needless to say, driving around was a chore, not to mention dealing with the embarrassment from passengers when the vehicle stumbles while pulling a pass. :icon_redface: And so I decided to give Ed of EQ Tuning a shot.

It was the best decision I’ve made in a long time.

The wagon now feels like what a “turbo charged” vehicle should be. It pulls strong from 2K all the way to redline, in every gear. No hiccups, no stumbling, just a smooth & linear surge of power. Just to humor myself, I put it in 4th (2K rpm), roll on the throttle and the vehicle accelerated with authority. This wouldn’t have been feasible with the old tune.

Ed really did an outstanding job of harnessing power from the tiny TD04. He answered all the n00b questions thrown his way, and offered helpful/useful suggestions during the tune. Thanks to Ed, I’m falling in love with the wagon all over again. Hell, I don’t feel so bad filling up at the station anymore. It's a pleasure to drive once again.




BTW, this was done with the ambient tempt of 94 F. Yes, 94, with the AC blasting on max between pulls. LOL

216.9 WHP @ 5020 rpm
260.9 Ff lb @ 3330 rpm

Power mods:

AP V2.0
MadDad Stealthback (catted) + Prodrive axleback.

Equilibrium Tuning (EQTuning.com)
SK is offline  
Old 06-27-2008, 01:39 PM
  #2  
Registered User
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,420
yep ed is the man.
slow04wrx is offline  
Old 06-27-2008, 01:55 PM
  #3  
VIP Member
iTrader: (22)
 
medicSTi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Vacaville
Posts: 9,543
Car Info: 2017 CWP WRX & 2007 SWP WRX
Ed's got skills.
medicSTi is offline  
Old 06-27-2008, 02:05 PM
  #4  
Registered User
iTrader: (2)
 
Jake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: SF
Posts: 1,293
Car Info: WRB 18g + Meth (sold) 07 BMW 335i coupe
man...that I bet with lower temps you would be making a little more power
Jake is offline  
Old 06-27-2008, 02:12 PM
  #5  
Registered User
iTrader: (23)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: CA
Posts: 1,815
Car Info: WRX
Nice and smooth power curve
SpADeZ_WRX is offline  
Old 06-28-2008, 12:45 AM
  #6  
Registered User
iTrader: (4)
 
PikkaGTR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: SJ
Posts: 2,644
Car Info: 94 Integra beater: one Slow 3 Series RIP EvoX
very nice tq curve
PikkaGTR is offline  
Old 06-28-2008, 12:58 AM
  #7  
VIP Member
iTrader: (17)
 
VRT MBasile's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Posts: 22,776
Car Info: '13 BRZ Limited / '02 WRX
Ed never ceases to amaze me

I can't wait to see what he can do with my car once I get the vf34. You referred to the car as a "wagon" but your info says FXT, was this a WRX wagon or a Forester?
VRT MBasile is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 03:33 PM
  #8  
Registered User
iTrader: (4)
 
AdamBOMB_STi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 1,432
Car Info: 04.7 AW Time Attack STi
Hey Souky, it's Adam, Ed's mechanic/partner. Glad to hear you're happy with the tune. That torque curve is just nasty!

It's funny because Ed and I were chillin at my house on friday commenting how strong your Forester was. Glad to hear the issues with your old tune have been resolved.
AdamBOMB_STi is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 03:42 PM
  #9  
Registered User
iTrader: (15)
 
wrxisthebest's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Arnold, CA
Posts: 9,171
Car Info: 2003 PSM WRX, 80 Brat ready for Chevy 350 Swap.
Dyno TUNING yayayayayay!!!
wrxisthebest is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 03:50 PM
  #10  
Registered User
iTrader: (4)
 
AdamBOMB_STi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 1,432
Car Info: 04.7 AW Time Attack STi
^ dyno...road, either method is effective as long as the tuner knows what they're doing.
AdamBOMB_STi is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 04:01 PM
  #11  
iClub Silver Vendor
iTrader: (12)
 
EQ Tuning's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: 631 Railroad Ave. Fairfield, CA
Posts: 8,228
Car Info: A Laptop
Hey Souky! Thanks for the nice review. Your car was fun to tune since I hadn't worked with an 06 FXT previously. Though it took a bit of time, it turned out really nice in the end. I'm also glad to hear you have not had any issues since

Thanks
EQ Tuning is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 04:02 PM
  #12  
iClub Silver Vendor
iTrader: (12)
 
EQ Tuning's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: 631 Railroad Ave. Fairfield, CA
Posts: 8,228
Car Info: A Laptop
Originally Posted by wrxisthebest View Post
Dyno TUNING yayayayayay!!!
Thanks for the random comment.
For whatever its worth, I believe Souky's previous tune was done on a dyno .

Thanks
EQ Tuning is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 04:09 PM
  #13  
Registered User
iTrader: (15)
 
wrxisthebest's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Arnold, CA
Posts: 9,171
Car Info: 2003 PSM WRX, 80 Brat ready for Chevy 350 Swap.
Originally Posted by EQ Tuning View Post
Thanks for the random comment.
For whatever its worth, I believe Souky's previous tune was done on a dyno .

Thanks
nvm
wrxisthebest is offline  
Old 06-29-2008, 09:35 PM
  #14  
iClub Silver Vendor
iTrader: (12)
 
EQ Tuning's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: 631 Railroad Ave. Fairfield, CA
Posts: 8,228
Car Info: A Laptop
Originally Posted by wrxisthebest View Post
nvm
good call
EQ Tuning is offline  
Old 07-17-2008, 02:32 PM
  #15  
Registered User
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: California Love
Posts: 1,405
Car Info: Big Thanks [email protected] and [email protected]
congrats to the owner..

for better drivability and more power

props to Ed once again for badass tune
downsti is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Ed @ EQ Tuning


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:39 AM.


© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands