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Old 08-20-2013, 11:59 AM
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so my diablo intune came in yesterday. i am ordering my BT catch can tomorrow. so far ive done a seafoam treatment through the vac line and cleaned the throttle body. here in about an hour im gonna get an oil change. i have been running 91 octane for the past 2 months or so. is there anything i should do prior to the tuner install? also should i just do the 87 tune until i get the catch can? i want to get the most out of the tuner with out messing anything up. ive never had a tuner on any of my trucks before so im very new to this. thanks guys

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you should be able to go ahead and install it as your truck is. that's good you've already been running 91 so you can go straight to the 91 tune.

I think you are all set! Just follow the directions and call customer support if you need it. They are generally extremely helpful
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some one told me on the forum that if i use the 91 tune with out a catch can it could cause detonation or something which would destroy my engine so ive been apprehensive
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oh i forgot to add i also got a 180 thermostat that i havent installed. tomorrow i have the day off for my bday and im basically gonna be spending the whole day doing what i love and thats working on my truck.
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some one told me on the forum that if i use the 91 tune with out a catch can it could cause detonation or something which would destroy my engine so ive been apprehensive
that's non sense ^^^^^^^
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that's non sense ^^^^^^^
Yup, what gonefishin said. A catch can helps... but not that much. You won't have any issues running the 91 tune without a catch can. Tons of guys do it.
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thanks guys now i feel better. ill try to get a video before and after on 0-60 if i remember.
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well i attempted to install the tuner last night but after it got to 99% calibrated it came up with an error and then went into safe mode. i tried everything i could. i guess im gonna have to call them today.
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called them up a little bit ago. they fixed the problem. i went for a little drive just down my street since my gas tank is on E. it wasnt a CRAZY increse of power but definately noticeable and im happy with it. i did the 91 octane tune.

is there anything in the settings of the 91 tune that i can do to get some more power out of it?
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