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AFR or MAF calibrator

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by vtragweed, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    i was on URD's site today and looking to purchase one of these to help the power somewhat and i dont know which one to get, i know this sounds crazy but can someone please help me choose what i need
     
  2. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    We need to get Gadget in here... I will PM him and ask him about it. ;)
     
  3. beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    sounds good. i would be interested to know about this as well for my 4 cyl
     
  4. dually

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    For 1st Gen, its a MAF Calibrator hands down. Pretty sure it is the same for Gen 2 also
     
  5. vtragweed

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    what has to be done with this MAF calibrator im not exactly sure how this thing works
     
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    dually Low and slow

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    You have to splice wires into your ecu. Then hook a laptop up and start tuning.
     
  7. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    If supercharged, you need the AFR calibrator. If NA, you need the MAF calibrator.
     
  8. vtragweed

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    what has to be done with this MAF calibrator im not exactly sure how this thing works
     
  9. vtragweed

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    are these simple to tune
     
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    That wont work. He has a 2.7 4cyl.
     
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    i believe thats the one for 4.0 im trying to find the 2.7, thanks for the try though
     
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    is there some kind of computer program you have to put on here to tune it
     
  14. dually

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    Yeh, it comes with the calibrator
     
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    this should be interesting
     
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    do you even have any performance mods?
     
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    exhaust, high flow filter w/secondary filter removed thats it
     
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    i was wondering if i should get a CAI in place of high flow filter
     
  19. roxspin72

    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    Ok maybe I can help, somewhat...

    I have Intake, Headers, Cat Back, Y-pipe. Puchased the MAF Cali for 229.00, came out to a little over 500.00 with plug and play harness. Did not want to Solder any wires. Yesterday I received my LM 2 scan tool w/wide band sensor. About 350.00 after I had some welding and an O2 bung welded to my header.

    Point is if you are willing to spend the above said amount of cash, and put in some trial and error for tuning, which is layed out pretty easy per Gadgets PDF instructions: http://www.gadgetonline.com/U-Tune.pdf

    then this mod is a good choice. If not keep it simple. As far as a Cold air intake, the stock intake is already designed that way. So unless, you are looking for a more agressive look and sound, I'd invest elsewhere for now.

    By the way, I will post a before and after comparison of my tuning results, and let you all know how easy or not it really is. Tell you what, if I can get it done; there should be no doubt it's easy LOL!
     
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    do i really need the scan tool and bung
     
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