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      Reverted from IPD tune to stock, boost pressure unchanged. What?!?!

      Just took off my IPD tune today and reverted to stock because I am sending back for a refund. I even confirmed the tune reverted properly by checking the tune with the softloader, it read "Current tune on car is not an MTE tune (AKA factory tune)". I drove about 20 miles nice and easy in case the car needed to relearn, and it did need to. After about 20 minutes I tested it out. To my surprise it still boosts and holds at 17.5 psi. WHAT?!?!? It actually behaves NO differently than the tuned version.

      Is this even possible if my factory tune truly loaded properly? Since it is completely reflashed, the car should have no recollection that it has ever boosted 17.5 psi in the past. I am in limbo now because I wanted to get it tuned by Lucky but how am I supposed to hand him a factory tune that is F'd up?

      Background info: I purchased my tune from IPD and was unhappy with it. Car literally felt no different. I also expected numbers in the 18-19 psi range and it struggles to hit 17 as well as building very slowly. It will boost quickly to 15 psi like stock then VERY SLOWLY creep up to 17 psi. IMO that is not a "true" 17 psi. Instead of troubleshooting, I just decided to go with Lucky. I am basically chasing better customer service. Not that IPD's is not good but I heard Lucky is exceptional.
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      Reverted from IPD tune to stock, boost pressure unchanged. What?!?!

      Dealer and get a stock factory ECU flash
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      Not sure you need to worry about it with ARD. I sent him my ECU and It had a RICA tune in it.Lucky was able to do a custom tune on it no prob.
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      I still want to know what is going on. Did IPD mess it up and send me back an altered factory tune?
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      Quote Originally Posted by crazyace1104 View Post
      Dealer and get a stock factory ECU flash
      I am assuming this is not complimentary and do not want to pay the dollar bills
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      im glad im not the only one in this boat. ive been flashing back and forth from my ipd tune to stock and cannot tell a difference either.
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      Quote Originally Posted by mullen1120 View Post
      im glad im not the only one in this boat. ive been flashing back and forth from my ipd tune to stock and cannot tell a difference either.
      Do you also have a boost gauge to prove this? Without a boost gauge I might not have noticed because when I originally loaded the IPD tune I was disappointed with its performance and complained it felt like stock.
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      im guessing they "retune" back to stock so its not a 100% fool proof factory tune
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      Quote Originally Posted by crazyace1104 View Post
      im guessing they "retune" back to stock so its not a 100% fool proof factory tune
      Even if the "factory tune" they give you is a remodified factory tune, why not replicate a factory tune? They can control boost levels so why would they make it different than factory?
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      maybe they tried and couldnt exactly. Post this up in the ipd section, would love to here their thoughts
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      My tune took a few tries to work. I was informed that they have come across a few ECUs that are atypical when it comes to tuning.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Body Massage View Post
      My tune took a few tries to work. I was informed that they have come across a few ECUs that are atypical when it comes to tuning.
      atypical. sounds sketchy hows your block? find one yet LOL
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      Yeah. Picking it up on Friday. They wouldn't ship it to a residential address. Even though I was, you know, paying them.

      So I got a friend with a truck. We're going down Friday afternoon, then dropping it off. Hopefully I'll have it back this weekend.

      Then, first order of business: Meth injection.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Body Massage View Post
      Yeah. Picking it up on Friday. They wouldn't ship it to a residential address. Even though I was, you know, paying them.

      So I got a friend with a truck. We're going down Friday afternoon, then dropping it off. Hopefully I'll have it back this weekend.

      Then, first order of business: Meth injection.
      meth?! why? how much for the block?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Body Massage View Post
      My tune took a few tries to work. I was informed that they have come across a few ECUs that are atypical when it comes to tuning.
      I have been communicating very closely with them and they have never mentioned anything of the sort. I would think they would have mentioned something about that when we discussed why my tune doesn't feel like a tune.
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      Quote Originally Posted by crazyace1104 View Post
      meth?! why? how much for the block?
      Meth for cooling. Luke said it looked like the block had gotten hot, even though it never overheated. So, I'd rather keep it all cool.

      I got a whole engine(minus the turbo) for $2540. 65k on it. Best deal I could score on short notice.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Body Massage View Post
      Meth for cooling. Luke said it looked like the block had gotten hot, even though it never overheated. So, I'd rather keep it all cool.

      I got a whole engine(minus the turbo) for $2540. 65k on it. Best deal I could score on short notice.
      absoluteness!!!!! tho the meth wont be flowing til in the higer boost range which is good

      EDIT*** luke loves meth haha
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      Have you guys tried contacting IPD? Ken is great to talk with about the tunes...

      Also, if you're hitting 17 psi on a stock tune, that is strange. You shouldn't be hitting more than 15 really unless you are counting spikes on gear changes. For example, here is a graph I made with the data logger for before/after boost levels.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      I still want to know what is going on. Did IPD mess it up and send me back an altered factory tune?
      I could relate to you some very valuable information that makes me feel like I might have a similar situation with IPD. Only through pm though...
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      Quote Originally Posted by kmg_S60R View Post
      I could relate to you some very valuable information that makes me feel like I might have a similar situation with IPD. Only through pm though...
      Awesome. More secrets. GO ARD FTW
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      Quote Originally Posted by kmg_S60R View Post
      I could relate to you some very valuable information that makes me feel like I might have a similar situation with IPD. Only through pm though...
      By all means, be my guest. I would like to get to the bottom of this.
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      Quote Originally Posted by prienzo View Post
      Have you guys tried contacting IPD? Ken is great to talk with about the tunes...

      Also, if you're hitting 17 psi on a stock tune, that is strange. You shouldn't be hitting more than 15 really unless you are counting spikes on gear changes. For example, here is a graph I made with the data logger for before/after boost levels.


      Yes I contacted both Ken and Bud many many times trying to figure it out. They couldn't really explain why my boost would jump to 15 psi and then very slowly climb to 17 psi. It's no wonder I didn't feel much of a power difference. They wanted me to use the softloader's built-in data logging feature to help pinpoint the problem but to their surprise that didn't work either. Ken claimed this was the first time anyone had this unusual problem with the data logging feature and it took them almost a month to even get back to me with troubleshooting ideas. The way I see it, first they have to get my data-logging feature working before they can even start figuring out the problem with my tune. So I guess my secret is out, I eventually got fed up with waiting and chose to just switch tunes altogether.

      I am not counting boost spikes.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      Yes I contacted both Ken and Bud many many times trying to figure it out. They couldn't really explain why my boost would jump to 15 psi and then very slowly climb to 17 psi. It's no wonder I didn't feel much of a power difference. They wanted me to use the softloader's built-in data logging feature to help pinpoint the problem but to their surprise that didn't work either. Ken claimed this was the first time anyone had this unusual problem with the data logging feature and it took them almost a month to even get back to me with troubleshooting ideas. The way I see it, first they have to get my data-logging feature working before they can even start figuring out the problem with my tune. So I guess my secret is out, I eventually got fed up with waiting and chose to just switch tunes altogether.

      I am not counting boost spikes.
      Wow, that is strange your data logging didn't work. Sorry to hear that
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      Since you actually have to give Lucky the ECU I'm sure he would be able to find out if anything is wrong with your ECU vs anything wrong with IPD tune/software. Sounds like IPD is saying it's a problem on your end not with their tune. Hopefully once lucky has the ECU in hand he can give you more info if your ECU is at fault. Good luck.
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      Quote Originally Posted by prienzo View Post
      Wow, that is strange your data logging didn't work. Sorry to hear that
      To me it feels that anything that could go wrong did go wrong
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      Quote Originally Posted by ions View Post
      Since you actually have to give Lucky the ECU I'm sure he would be able to find out if anything is wrong with your ECU vs anything wrong with IPD tune/software. Sounds like IPD is saying it's a problem on your end not with their tune. Hopefully once lucky has the ECU in hand he can give you more info if your ECU is at fault. Good luck.
      I originally started blaming my equipment too because I figured I had a TCV issue or something of the sort that only shows its face when boosting above stock level. That would make sense but what does not make sense is how my car behaved perfectly on the factory tune before switching and then behaves differently when I load my "factory" tune back on from the softloader. IMO that can't be a problem on my end. And if the factory tune they sent me isn't right I feel there is a good chance the stage 2 tune isn't right.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      I originally started blaming my equipment too because I figured I had a TCV issue or something of the sort that only shows its face when boosting above stock level. That would make sense but what does not make sense is how my car behaved perfectly on the factory tune before switching and then behaves differently when I load my "factory" tune back on from the softloader. IMO that can't be a problem on my end. And if the factory tune they sent me isn't right I feel there is a good chance the stage 2 tune isn't right.
      That's a good possibility. If you go with the ARD tune, get it back and it's totally different I'm sure it was MTE/IPD's mistake, hopefully that's all it is cause it would suck to get it back and again nothing has changed and something on your end is the problem which I hope isn't the case
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      Reverted from IPD tune to stock, boost pressure unchanged. What?!?!

      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      I originally started blaming my equipment too because I figured I had a TCV issue or something of the sort that only shows its face when boosting above stock level. That would make sense but what does not make sense is how my car behaved perfectly on the factory tune before switching and then behaves differently when I load my "factory" tune back on from the softloader. IMO that can't be a problem on my end. And if the factory tune they sent me isn't right I feel there is a good chance the stage 2 tune isn't right.
      The fact that you data logger is not working points to an ECU or software issue.
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      Quote Originally Posted by prienzo View Post
      The fact that you data logger is not working points to an ECU or software issue.
      To add to the already interesting story..... I have a scangauge that reads all correct values so it's not the car delivering false info. I mean how could the car even be on feedback control if all the variables are jumbled? The car wouldn't even operate.
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      Reverted from IPD tune to stock, boost pressure unchanged. What?!?!

      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      To add to the already interesting story..... I have a scangauge that reads all correct values so it's not the car delivering false info. I mean how could the car even be on feedback control if all the variables are jumbled? The car wouldn't even operate.
      I just think there's an issue with your software package from MTE. I'm sure the ECU is fine, although I find it strange you are boosting to 17 pounds on stock. It would be nice if the data logger worked so you could confirm that though. A boost gauge is only as good as it is accurate.
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      Quote Originally Posted by prienzo View Post
      I just think there's an issue with your software package from MTE. I'm sure the ECU is fine, although I find it strange you are boosting to 17 pounds on stock. It would be nice if the data logger worked so you could confirm that though. A boost gauge is only as good as it is accurate.
      I have owned the boost gauge for 1.5 years now and when I had the factory tune it read exactly 14.7 psi. That would be a hell of a coincidence if it all of the sudden chose to sh** the bed. I trust the boost gauge.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      I have owned the boost gauge for 1.5 years now and when I had the factory tune it read exactly 14.7 psi. That would be a hell of a coincidence if it all of the sudden chose to sh** the bed. I trust the boost gauge.
      Didn't realize you were hitting targeted boost before tune
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      So tried something new tonight. Loaded the stage 2 tune back on and went out for a drive. Same as last time, it would boost to 15 quickly like stock then creep up to 17 psi late in the RPM band. Then I reloaded the factory tune again. Everything normal now, boosts to 14.7 psi and holds fairly steady. Again I say WHAT?!?!?! Both times I loaded the factory tune, I used the softloader to confirm the tune was loaded so how does it behave differently on two different days. To me the tune should either A) not load at all, B)Partially load causing a corrupt tune, or C)Properly load the tune. How does it successfully load the tune but have some of the variables (like boost limit) jumbled up? Weird stuff.

      On a side note, Bud at IPD said that the quick spool up to 14.7 psi followed by a slow creep to 17 psi is normal on a stage 2 tune. Can anyone else confirm this? Or are others with stage 2 noticing a quick spool directly to 17-19 psi? I believe this is why I didn't feel like much of a power increase was present. To me, an extra 2 psi high in the RPM band near shift point is useless.
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      Reverted from IPD tune to stock, boost pressure unchanged. What?!?!

      Quote Originally Posted by Saleen9090 View Post
      So tried something new tonight. Loaded the stage 2 tune back on and went out for a drive. Same as last time, it would boost to 15 quickly like stock then creep up to 17 psi late in the RPM band. Then I reloaded the factory tune again. Everything normal now, boosts to 14.7 psi and holds fairly steady. Again I say WHAT?!?!?! Both times I loaded the factory tune, I used the softloader to confirm the tune was loaded so how does it behave differently on two different days. To me the tune should either A) not load at all, B)Partially load causing a corrupt tune, or C)Properly load the tune. How does it successfully load the tune but have some of the variables (like boost limit) jumbled up? Weird stuff.

      On a side note, Bud at IPD said that the quick spool up to 14.7 psi followed by a slow creep to 17 psi is normal on a stage 2 tune. Can anyone else confirm this? Or are others with stage 2 noticing a quick spool directly to 17-19 psi? I believe this is why I didn't feel like much of a power increase was present. To me, an extra 2 psi high in the RPM band near shift point is useless.
      My ard tune flys up from 0-18 psi and stays solid 3k-6k+. Solid solid Solid. No stops and creeps. Flys right to 18
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      Quote Originally Posted by crazyace1104 View Post
      my ard tune flys up from 0-18 psi and stays solid 3k-6k+. Solid solid solid. No stops and creeps. Flys right to 18
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