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Old 12-02-2013, 10:42 PM   #1
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Tuned chip for low boosted m42

Im thinking about making a turbo set up for my m42, plan on running low psi since it will be my daily still (around 8 psi). Ive found most of the parts ill need manifold, downpipe, BOV, IC, etc. My only concerned is finding/getting a tuned chip for the setup i want. Does anyone know a local shop/site i could contract, any help is appreciated.
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Old 12-06-2013, 01:52 PM   #2
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Contact Barrie @ Midnight tuning in Ottawa...he's the only guy I know that has tuned a turbo m42

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Old 01-16-2014, 11:06 AM   #3
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im debating whether to do this or just do an m50/52 swap because i have read that the AFM will give you issues for a boosted m42 and also the tuning is a PITA apparently... i might order the VEMS plug and play kit though but that still leaves me with the AFM issue :S
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Old 01-20-2014, 04:42 PM   #4
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you can tune with Ostrich 2.0. I' not sure how to set it up with, but I know it works with m42.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:11 PM   #5
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Let me know if you magically get a hold of Barrie, I sent him quite a lengthy email a while ago and have yet to hear back. No phone number listed or address for him anywhere I can find so maybe smoke signals?
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