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Old 02-16-2011, 05:02 PM
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Thanks to Speed Element, EQ Tuning, and Wheel Dude

Hands down, Speed Element, EQ Tuning, and Wheel Dude are personally my three most trusted and respected shops in the bay.

I first started going to Speed Element back in 2006. In all these years that I've gone to them, whether for parts and install or for emergency situations, they have always pulled through. Not once in all these years have they done me wrong. In addition to great service, they have an incredibly knowledgeable staff (Dev with his amazing skill on shift **** installs haha)who are more than willing to help and to give suggestions/advice.

As for tuning, EQ hands down. When I called them this past weekend, either Saturday or Sunday, they called me back right away that same day. Not only did they get back to me right away (Thanks Brendan!), but they somehow managed to squeeze me into their already tight schedule. Ed's shop has grown significantly these past couple of years. When I first went to them, they were only occupying half of the building that they're using now. With the newly added Dyno and engine-building room, they really are one of the top tuning shops there is. Thanks to Dallas for answering all my questions, and to Nash for being a damn good mechanic!

When it comes to wheels, who better to go to than Wheel Dude?

Just another Stage 2 Sti:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1o2OxzRLZo
And the best part was when Ed was getting in and out of my seat haha
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0SzpCc-jNo
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Old 02-16-2011, 05:45 PM
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Sik video man.
Wat did you end up putting down on the dyno?
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Old 02-16-2011, 06:07 PM
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280ish with 300something torque not that much. I heard your car is insanely fast and low.
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:00 PM
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Thanks Mike! Your seat was "less than optimal" for my ***!

The car put down some good power though!

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Sikkk man.
Your car looks fresh man.
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Yeah man...the extra drive out to EQ in fairfield is well worth the extra effort. I just got back myself from EQ a couple hours ago from parts install/ E85 tune. Of course the E85 tune didn't yield the power gains that it should've because of some minor issue, but it still put out nice gains thanks to master Ed.

Can never say enough nice things about everyone at EQ.


Post up some specs sir!
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:09 PM
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The drive was definitely well worth it, specially the drive home haha. Oh yea Ed, I might just buy a used V2 AP instead of doing the return program from cobb since the price difference is like 5-10 bucks anyway. I'll keep you posted on that.

Specs are:
grimmspeed ported coated headers with high flow crosspipe
grimmspeed up-pipe w/ 38mm tial external waste gate
s2 industries AOS
740cc DW injectors
Walbro FP
Titek Catless DP
SPT Catback
Stock airbox with K&N drop in filter with ram air mod
Hallman MBC

That's about it I think. I might change my intake set up though since it kinda held me back from getting more power, but I'm very happy with the results.

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Old 02-17-2011, 12:08 AM
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Just curious, how much does a Stage 2 protune run at EQ? I'm running a Cobb OTS Stage 2 map and I'm looking to get some more ponies out of the setup.
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Just shoot EQ a PM narstune. You wont regret getting a protune.
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good stuff mike!! im hoping to get close to 300whp with my 18g setup and 44mmewg. you know anyone selling a turbo inlet?
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Hit up Sean, he might sell you his APS one. Man, Anthony I still need to see your car haha
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aiite i jst sent him a text hopfully i get one soon. i was just installin my 18g and my turbo inlet is toast...
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I think I have a used APS inlet at the shop.

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Very nice. I'm going in tomorrow for an E85 tune. Should be lots of fun
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Any reason why he tuned with the hood open compared to close. what type of dyno is this mustang??
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