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2016+ Toyota Tacoma V6 ECU Tuning Alpha Release

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

  1. Jun 13, 2018 at 8:35 AM
    commbubba19

    commbubba19 Extremely Particularly Vague

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    Your words to me constantly are the 4-6 problem. My 4-6 problem is the throttle dead zone vs 1-3. How is that 'False'? It's a problem that's not resolved.
     
  2. Jun 13, 2018 at 8:38 AM
    OVTune

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    Maybe one day you will understand that your personal, subjective experience does not equal fact for what we have done in the tune. Almost stock like... it's not even remotely the same.

    Just like your trucks magical stock tune that has not a single issue that literally thousands of trucks have.


    I guess "complies with ALL of Toyotas OEM federal Emissions requirements isn't a solid enough answer that it passes all emissions tests..

    How absolutely ridiculous. Many companies make parts and CARB them, companies make tunes and CARB them. The emissions test results change, but COMPLY and pass.

    But that's not good enough?


    Did you even care about emissions when you bought your tune?
     
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  3. Jun 13, 2018 at 8:47 AM
    commbubba19

    commbubba19 Extremely Particularly Vague

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    ugh, we all have subjective experiences driving these trucks. how many people have posted subjective personal experiences that differ from others.

    my comment of stock like, is not saying that you didn't change anything, only that it 'feels' stock like in those gears vs the very obvious mapping changes in 1-3. From day one, i've always said linear consistent throttle is important for daily driving. 1-3 are great, 4-6 feel stock. that difference makes for a poor driving experience. though i can't find the page linked on your site, you mentioned that the dead zone is something you are aware of and being worked on. that's good news.
     
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  4. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:05 AM
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    Amen, what this guy said
     
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  5. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:18 AM
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    May be a bad time, things seem less than chill in here but can someone link me or just give me more information on Toyota inquiring about/using this tune on factory trucks? What exactly has been revealed with regards to that?
     
  6. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:20 AM
    OVTune

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    There is nothing. There was an inquiry about Toyota using our software for their road race Camrys and it somehow got twisted into me giving the tune to toyota.
     
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  7. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:24 AM
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    Thanks for the clarification.
     
  8. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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  9. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:35 AM
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    sounds like need to get on this train!
     
  10. Jun 13, 2018 at 9:37 AM
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    just successfully flashed for the first time and using WinXP. (relief)
    Thanks Matt.
     
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    commbubba19 added to my ignore list. I've had enough of his/her thread pollution. I suggest everyone do the same.
     
  12. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:06 AM
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    Now that your tune has passed all of the Federal Emissions tests does this mean that you can now remove the "off road use only" statement in your terms and conditions?

    BTW, just ignore Bubba and the other malcontents since 99% of your users love what you are doing. Considering all of the ridiculous hours you have put into your tunes you really need to take a week off sometime with your family and just go offline. I know because I also have workaholic tendencies and sometimes you need to have your batteries recharged. You will be more efficient in the long run. Thanks for your great work.
     
  13. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:08 AM
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    I have the same issue with my 2008 tacoma.. at about 30-40mph it stutters until I give it fuel.. Im on the forums to figure it out.. Not going to a toyota dealership ever.. they are ridiculous.. besides I grew up as a mechanic going to figure it out myself..
     
  14. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:17 AM
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    You sure go out of your way to slam the tune every chance you get!

    We get it, you didn't like the tune 100%, but dude... Move on. You're like a teenage girl trying to slam her ex boyfriend every single chance they get.
     
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  15. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:28 AM
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    For someone who hasn't really noticed all the issues that others have encountered, would the updates/gains still be noticeable with the tune?
     
  16. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:46 AM
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    I'd say that if you're happy right now, the biggest improvements you're likely to feel are in throttle response and power (if you do the 91 map) and likely an improvement in MPGs. The shifting is way better than my truck shifted stock but perhaps you're ok w/ the stock shifting or you have learned each other so that could be hit or miss for you perhaps.
     
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  17. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:50 AM
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    Throttle response and more torque ~2000 on up is what I notice most on my M/T. Highway cruising in 6th is much improved too, especially once you hit about 2500 rpm (70ish mph).
     
  18. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:56 AM
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    Matt, love the tune. I'm trying out 1.04 right now but actually got really comfortable with 1.03 so I may go back.

    Question for the rest of y'all... how many times do you have to try the writing process before it finally is successful?

    I always have to dedicate around 2 hours since it takes me 15+ times to write the tunes. I've killed all electrical loads, turned screen off, cycle the power on the truck, and even restart computer a few times. Its not that big of a deal but I'm wondering if I am missing something.
     
  19. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:56 AM
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    I'm not happy or unhappy I guess. I tend to drive with ect and in sport mode 100% (living in 4th mostly) of the time because I feel in regular drive it isn't as responsive so I guess in some degree I have the same issues as other, but have never put much thought into it since i'm always in sport mode.

    Since reading more on the tune, it has peaked my interest as I want something to make the truck more responsive and makes it even more fun to drive is my goal so I feel that this would do that, but hesitant to spend a lot of money on something that I may or may not see a big difference. I have noticed that if I am in the lower rpm's, even in sport mode, it isn't as responsive when I gas it compared to if I live in the higher rpm's it performs good hence why i'm always in 4th, even on freeway most of the time lol
     
  20. Jun 13, 2018 at 11:09 AM
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    I was just like you... and now I don't touch anything. I just start the truck, put it in drive and leave it 90% of the time even in city driving where I would drive in S-4 previously. I'll still use ECT if carrying a load or driving in the mountains and same w/ S-mode as a limiter in mountain driving but the incessant ECT+S-mode on startup is no longer necessary w/ the tune. Plus you'll get better mileage when the truck can start to use 5/6 more without bogging down.
     

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