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I just bought a XCAL 3 and C&L RACER combo for $430 shipped I was wondering what I would have to do to make the XCAL 3 mine... It was previously owned and is unlocked... Also what is PCM do I have to do something with that???

Is there anything I should know about this tuner... I heard a rumor that once you plug in the Tuner your TCS light does not change... Any info would be great I am new too tuners...

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your PCM is another word for ECU

pull off your drivers side kick panel to read the numbers off of it.

you give those numbers to a professional tuner so they can write you a tune.
 

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WHERE THE HELL are yall getting these combos so cheap... i cant find any cheaper than 500-600 bucks... damn.. id like to find one for 430 shipped... someone got one some advice...
 

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I just bought a XCAL 3 and C&L RACER combo for $430 shipped I was wondering what I would have to do to make the XCAL 3 mine... It was previously owned and is unlocked... Also what is PCM do I have to do something with that???

Is there anything I should know about this tuner... I heard a rumor that once you plug in the Tuner your TCS light does not change... Any info would be great I am new too tuners...

-Joe
As soon as you backup the factory tune to the handheld SCT, which is the first step in tuning your car with a tuner, the tuner is then 'married' to your PCM and thus' yours'.

Or you can drop a load on it. That will also make it yours. :)
 

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then sell it in the classifieds or put it in your sig as a link :)
New around and i dont wanna do that just yet, i post on another site (im an actual member there) and i get pretty mad when people register to our site and immediatly(spell check) start selling parts. As soon as im a little more known here i'll throw it up for sale :cool:
 

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Do I have to do anything once I get the tuner since it was used by someone else??? Or since it has preprogramed tunes on it will I be able to use any of those... The SCT 3 came with the C&L racer intake will I be able to use the Tunes on the Tuner for the intake or do I have to have someone make me custom tunes???
 

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your PCM is another word for ECU

pull off your drivers side kick panel to read the numbers off of it.

you give those numbers to a professional tuner so they can write you a tune.
Its actually under the hood near the fuse box ;)
 

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it depends on what car the tuner came off of man.

$40.00 instead of the $70-$125 other places charge will get you a tune from me which includes 2 years or free re tunes if you add mods. I don't care if it's a blower.
 

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So in other words I will have to pay to have tunes made now.. I will not be able to use my Intake once I get it...
Canned tunes will work if they support your intake, and they should. You should get custom tunes when you can, but the canned tunes will work untill then
 

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Even though someone used this intake and tuner on their car first... I was under the impression that they did something with the PCM that made it only accessible to one specific car....
 
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