1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

2016 OVTune Tacoma 3.5L Manual Transmission / Engine ECU Reflash

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by OVTune, Oct 18, 2017.

  1. Sep 9, 2019 at 4:07 PM
    lapoltba

    lapoltba Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2014
    Member:
    #137089
    Messages:
    1,802
    Gender:
    Male
    06076
    Vehicle:
    '17 Sport ACLB V6/6MT OV-Tuned
    You did register for TW... We're professionals at spending other people's money to mod their trucks! :rofl:

    The ADM is 100% reversible if you save the parts you take off.
     
  2. Sep 9, 2019 at 4:19 PM
    tonered

    tonered tacorider

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2017
    Member:
    #231055
    Messages:
    10,730
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    tony
    Lynnwood, WA
    It looks like we sold at least one whole Taco this week.
     
    lapoltba and St.Germain like this.
  3. Sep 9, 2019 at 4:48 PM
    OVTune

    OVTune [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2017
    Member:
    #214557
    Messages:
    4,453
    OVTune
    if interested in CL AFR patch test please check your email thanks
     
    CorbinDallas likes this.
  4. Sep 9, 2019 at 4:52 PM
    offgrid taco

    offgrid taco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2014
    Member:
    #131718
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    ned
    mass
    Vehicle:
    18 cement TRD sport 6sp manual ac cab
    Since no one else has asked, what are you hoping to accomplish with this closed loop patch? More precise control of fueling in all driving conditions. Getting rid of all of Toyotas stock fueling maps. Or is this something that would help with boosted applications. Is the stock wide band o2 sensor accurate enough. I had heard that Toyotas wide bands aren't great.
    Ned
     
    2001 4x4 likes this.
  5. Sep 9, 2019 at 4:59 PM
    OVTune

    OVTune [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2017
    Member:
    #214557
    Messages:
    4,453
    OVTune
    I'll have explaination of the benefits after we compile the data on the MT. There are many benefits.
     
  6. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:07 PM
    offgrid taco

    offgrid taco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2014
    Member:
    #131718
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    ned
    mass
    Vehicle:
    18 cement TRD sport 6sp manual ac cab
    These are indeed exciting times for Tacoma owners and enthusiast. I waited 12 years for someone to crack the ECU on my 05 taco. With this gen I don't have to wait at all.
    Ned
     
    2001 4x4, Shellshock and lapoltba like this.
  7. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:13 PM
    RedBeard1

    RedBeard1 AC/DC>>air conditioned donkey cart

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2015
    Member:
    #169163
    Messages:
    2,747
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Red
    The Republic of Texas
    Vehicle:
    1985 Hilux Crawler(Pete), 2016 Quicksand TRD OR 6MT (Wombat), 2016 TRD Pro T4R (OVTUNE # 2403)
    Mostly stuff I built.
    Just sent ticket if you are willing to send out one more. ID4276
     
  8. Sep 9, 2019 at 6:39 PM
    NapaMT

    NapaMT Member

    Joined:
    May 10, 2019
    Member:
    #292926
    Messages:
    24
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2019 DCSB 4x4 OFF-ROAD MT
  9. Sep 9, 2019 at 8:12 PM
    Pablo8

    Pablo8 Luigi Taco

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2019
    Member:
    #301483
    Messages:
    1,677
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Paul
    Washington State East of Redmond
    Vehicle:
    2019 Cement TRD Sport 4X4 MT AC LB
    Tires, OVT Tune, Tacos to Go
    Thanks!!

    I bought one a couple notches above, with 8Gb RAM, etc $369. Need it for other stuff too for my business.

    https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W62JP9M/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
  10. Sep 11, 2019 at 1:56 PM
    dspec

    dspec Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2018
    Member:
    #265928
    Messages:
    216
    Gender:
    Male
    Just ordered OVTune. Lots of dinero but i'm convinced it's worth it after reading nearly 300 pages of this thread and driving an AT with the tune. I'll load 1.5 for now till 2.0 final is out. Thanks everyone for the input and advice and thanks Ovtune for saving this platform!

    I am hoping with the tune and ADM the truck will feel more "raw"/natural like cable throttle response. haha
     
    iexc, pinochle, CorbinDallas and 2 others like this.
  11. Sep 11, 2019 at 2:09 PM
    St.Germain

    St.Germain King SPR375-15-550

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2016
    Member:
    #193316
    Messages:
    6,708
    TW
    it certainly does for me, that's been part of the target since the beginning. other things help, too. like the ADM as you noted and maybe exhaust if you want to keep uncovering more.
     
    dspec likes this.
  12. Sep 11, 2019 at 2:47 PM
    dspec

    dspec Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2018
    Member:
    #265928
    Messages:
    216
    Gender:
    Male
    Since day one I felt like the truck was too "soft" compared to my older Landcruiser, or older 4Runner. I thought maybe it was just the drive by wire/nature of a new car. Thank god you guys all came together. haha
     
  13. Sep 11, 2019 at 3:03 PM
    St.Germain

    St.Germain King SPR375-15-550

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2016
    Member:
    #193316
    Messages:
    6,708
    TW
    if you're around DFW you can check out mine if interested.
     
    TacoTacoBorritoRito and dspec like this.
  14. Sep 11, 2019 at 3:54 PM
    tonered

    tonered tacorider

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2017
    Member:
    #231055
    Messages:
    10,730
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    tony
    Lynnwood, WA
    It will definitely feel more natural and connected.

    Enjoy!
     
    dspec likes this.
  15. Sep 11, 2019 at 4:41 PM
    MOC221_

    MOC221_ Not the Ginger

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2016
    Member:
    #178858
    Messages:
    6,079
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Frank
    Vehicle:
    2019 DCSB Sport M/T Barcelona Red
    OVT 2.0 SOON Accumulator unfuck 2Lo PNP incoming
    Who here did the dremel mod on the accumulator?

    Any advice? I'm thinking of doing that on my '19 rather than re-plumbing it.
     
  16. Sep 11, 2019 at 4:43 PM
    Melmantaco

    Melmantaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2018
    Member:
    #273934
    Messages:
    386
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma trd offroad m/t
    I just fabed a brake line. Super easy and then you can convert back if you ever need to. Bleeding is super easy
     
    MOC221_ likes this.
  17. Sep 11, 2019 at 4:46 PM
    Shellshock

    Shellshock Guy who drives a lot

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2015
    Member:
    #170338
    Messages:
    6,852
    Iowa
    Vehicle:
    2017 DCSB TRD OR MT QUICKSAND
    Pretty sure @M1Awolf was the first one to do it
     
    tonered likes this.
  18. Sep 11, 2019 at 4:48 PM
    MOC221_

    MOC221_ Not the Ginger

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2016
    Member:
    #178858
    Messages:
    6,079
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Frank
    Vehicle:
    2019 DCSB Sport M/T Barcelona Red
    OVT 2.0 SOON Accumulator unfuck 2Lo PNP incoming
    I did that on my current truck, so all good.
    With the dremel mod, it all goes back together looking stock.. no need to ever convert back IMO.
     
  19. Sep 11, 2019 at 5:14 PM
    M1Awolf

    M1Awolf Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2017
    Member:
    #221701
    Messages:
    1,746
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rob
    Montana
    Vehicle:
    2017 TRD Off Road DCSB M/T
    That would be me,super easy,it took me less than 45 minutes start to finish. Just clamp off the rubber line at the master cylinder under the hood,remove accumulator,dissemble,dremel,reassemble,install and bleed. Of course I turn wrenches for a living and have all the right tools and a lift to do it on:D
     
    tonered and MOC221_ like this.
  20. Sep 11, 2019 at 5:29 PM
    MOC221_

    MOC221_ Not the Ginger

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2016
    Member:
    #178858
    Messages:
    6,079
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Frank
    Vehicle:
    2019 DCSB Sport M/T Barcelona Red
    OVT 2.0 SOON Accumulator unfuck 2Lo PNP incoming
    Right on, thanks for the advice. I have a flare nut wrench set and access to a lift, all worked out good when I did the ADM on my 16. Looking for a more stealthy solution this time :thumbsup:
    One question, how much "meat" is there that I can channel out between the two holes in the accumulator? Did you ever take a pic of the job you did?
     
To Top