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If its just a sync3 software update it will only take around 25mins and in 1 stage. This shows the first full pull, the results of tuning prior to shipping to the contest, and the final best output. How to design, build, modify, and tune efi and ecu systems. There are many tuning options and parts availble to lift the performance of your engine. The entire tuning process is exhaustively presented with information on the operation of ford electronic engine control, performance chips, and obdii diagnostic tools. With a wheel placed in each far corner the ka enjoys great handling in standard form. This book covers all the major engine sensors, and how to diagnose using a ohm and volt meters along with several other routine tools. We have a few other tuning sites out there with a very general focus and thought we should spend some time focussing on the engine. There are now additional years of diesels currently supported by efilive software that are not included in the book at this time and may never be added although all the tuning basics taught in these books apply to every diesel motor, regardless of what year.118 888 432 42 1175 1115 181 685 1152 620 78 342 130 1275 666 966 710 839 844 673 1497 1196 918 1416 1329 1046 54 449 1131