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2016+ Toyota Tacoma OVTUNE 1.05 - Tune Development thread

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by OVTune, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. Jun 11, 2019 at 8:51 AM
    buckyop

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    Tried to get my daughter to start one for fathers day. I can't even get her to bite. :facepalm:
     
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  2. Jun 11, 2019 at 9:58 AM
    SpeySquatch

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    How do you like those 4.88’s?

    Depending on your elevation, 4500ft or higher it’s typically better to run lower octane to avoid running too rich. I just did about 1200 miles through Idaho and the 87 base tune ran great in the high elevation and I netted consistently 20mpg or better
     
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  3. Jun 11, 2019 at 10:59 AM
    Phich

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    It is and it’s a great trailer.
    I’ve put a lot of work into it. And money! Compost toilet, 200ah lithium, 300w solar, 60lb propane, off road suspension, the works. Highly recommend


    Think I’m going to go the 87 gearlock route this trip to test it out.
    I’ll report back after July 4th.
     
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  4. Jun 11, 2019 at 11:01 AM
    Phich

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    Wouldn’t care much for the truck without them! Or without the OVTune for that matter.

    South Texas. Low elevation.
     
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  5. Jun 12, 2019 at 8:31 AM
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    Still waiting on 4.88’s?
     
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  6. Jun 12, 2019 at 9:43 AM
    SpeySquatch

    SpeySquatch Function over Form

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    Yep
     
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  7. Jun 12, 2019 at 9:49 AM
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    Is it possible for the dealership to flash the truck back to stock? I know the tune isn't detectable, but my truck felt like it went back to stock immediately after the 15k service last week. It seems really strange and I thought I was just crazy, but after 3 days of driving on it, I had enough and flashed the 87 performance tune again. It immediately felt the way I remembered before the 15k service and it feels perfect again after putting a few miles on the tune.
     
  8. Jun 12, 2019 at 10:07 AM
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    I’m still stock tires and suspension w/ 91 base. Thinking of pulling the tigger on them today. So much positive feed back with Ovtune and regearing that I think it’s worth getting the best drivability possible before doing suspension/tires.
     
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  9. Jun 12, 2019 at 10:20 AM
    SpeySquatch

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    Yah stock gearing is just too high
     
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  10. Jun 12, 2019 at 1:40 PM
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    This thread is toooooo quiet...!!
    We need some bones to chew on.. lol
     
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  11. Jun 12, 2019 at 3:05 PM
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    OVTune 2.0-Beta3
     
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  12. Jun 12, 2019 at 4:23 PM
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    OVtuned 1.05 93 Perf,Undercover Elite LX, Subaru/Kicker tweeters
    Well, it's been a year since I jumped on board the OVTune train as one of the first dongleless users, still (mostly) enjoying 1.04. Life got busy and I stopped following this thread in August, pretty content with my improved drivability. For the last 6 weeks I've been catching up, reading every post from where I left off last summer. Painful at times, boring at times, but generally entertaining and very informative. Wow, so much has happened! A huge shout out and thank you to Mat, who has remained tirelessly dedicated to making our Tacoma experience better and better. He has remained classy and professional despite being pushed to the limit by a few unhappy customers, but I'm glad to see the overall impression of this tune's development has been so positive.

    I've had 16K trouble free miles (12K on the 91 tune), have only ever filled up with 93, but don't want to be the clueless guy who asks "gee, what tune should I load?" Everyone has different needs and God knows, all of our trucks are "unique" (inconsistent as hell from the factory!) But I do welcome any advice or tips while we wait for Mat's next info release. My thoughts are to jump right in to 93Perf as I don't anticipate needing or using GL, and I'm seeking to maximize the fun factor and get the most out of the limits Toyota gave us.

    Thoughts? I'm an '18 Pro (04A60), no TSB update, without any real issues (stutter, misfires, etc. that I can detect). Basically, I've been pretty lucky compared to many (or maybe a dumb guy with lower standards!) but it seems moving up to 1.05 is a no-brainer. Any advice is appreciated and I'll likely need a little guidance when I pull out that god-forsaken Windows10 laptop, dust it off, update all necessary OVTune software, drivers, etc. and see if I can remember how to flash! Thanks to all for the thousands of posts that have brought me back!
     
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  13. Jun 12, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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    We had an issue with the hubs for the dyno so we've been set back a few days.
     
  14. Jun 12, 2019 at 6:09 PM
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    HelloMyNameIs I know words, I have the best words.

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    *clutches pearls and drops jaw*

    But you PROMISED!
     
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  15. Jun 12, 2019 at 6:13 PM
    Phich

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    I too was on the 1.04 91 tune. I was fine with it. I also laid off TW for many months. Them I logged in on a whim about a month ago and discovered 1.05 was out. I have since gone to the 91 base tune 1.05. My thoughts are you should upgrade ASAP!
     
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  16. Jun 12, 2019 at 6:19 PM
    SpeySquatch

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    Both 1.05 87 and 91 base are stellar for me. I switch between the two depending on altitude for specific trips.

    <4800ft 91 base
    >4800ft 87 base
     
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  17. Jun 13, 2019 at 6:59 AM
    OVTune

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    Might actually be a bit longer. Sorry guys. Due to the tacoma using a 6 lug and drum brake the adapters have to be specially made. Thanks toyota for this drum brake nonsense.

    Adapters would fit perfect if it wasn't drum brake........
     
  18. Jun 13, 2019 at 7:03 AM
    tonered

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    Who needs brakes on a dyno? :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:







    Hopefully the adapters are easy. :cheers:
     
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  19. Jun 13, 2019 at 7:05 AM
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  20. Jun 13, 2019 at 7:20 AM
    Shellshock

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    I'm sure theres someone here than can fab up some redneck adapter in 20 minutes or so
     

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