Nobody has the E85 tune without the gas tune first. Most people aren't complete, but are far into it and nearly complete. Not everyone who asked for the E85 tuning has been selected to work with it either.I never heard back about getting in on that so guessing his E85 spots are definitely loaded, wouldn't hold your breath on that one. No AT for me so out on his other new offer as well. Guess will just sit back and wait to see how much he will charge for the E85 tune. Speaking of which @OrangeVirus Tuning, I was under impression the previous tune would ideally have to be completed prior to the E85 but seeing others who have not even done the initial tune are in on the E85 offer so guess that is not the case? Is their less work involved for those who have completed the previous tune or basically either way everyone starts from "scratch" on the E85 tune?
I've relayed your issue to epifan and am just awaiting his response I still think it's a connectivity issue (if i'm thinking about the right person who emailed me). It's an error some folks here got when we initially started, and just required the ROM being dumped right after the car gets turned on, in a few seconds.
Where in SoCal?Would anybody in the SoCal area be interested in a dyno day? I can get 3 runs for $50.
That is exactly what I'm looking for as well. You read my mind Ryan.. LolMat -
Is there a way to give users the 'Sport mode' who don't have the physical sport mode button? In other words, can you flash the sport mode (captured from a vehicle that has it) to a vehicle that does not, overwriting the default cruise mode? In effect, the car would always be in sport mode...
In La Puente. I was thinking about starting a group buy thread to get a dyno day running but figured I'd ask here first since this is the only real game-changing performance mod we have.Where in SoCal?
Also I won't do a dyno run unless there is somebody else there running bone stock with an MTX for a baseline (which I'd be willing to pay for). Peat was game for doing a baseline at one point...
I am also one of them guys that want a sport mode, too bad you have to shell out on a GT with tech to even get it, not an option in the lower trim levels, and wasn't even available at all when the 6 was 1st introduced.My fear is that "sport mode" also engages changes with the transmission control unit; But, since I use the manual mode most of the time, I control the shift points myself, so I don't think it would be too much of an issue.
I wonder what changes the sport mode implements; is it just timing and fueling, or is it more? I would imagine that if it is not possible to do exactly what I'd like to see, Mat could still make the same changes that would in effect, be very similar to the factory sport mode - except "tuned"
Do you happen to know what, exactly, the sport mode does with the ECU? I would have thought that Mat made all possible performance tweaks during the tune...I am also one of them guys that want a sport mode, too bad you have to shell out on a GT with tech to even get it, not an option in the lower trim levels, and wasn't even available at all when the 6 was 1st introduced.
According to Matt he mentioned early in this thread that for AT equipped owners that he cannot adjust the shift points since the trans is controlled by its own computer. "for ATX owners: Like most Mazdas I've tuned, the transmission is controlled by it's own TCM, and not the PCM. Unfortunately I can't promise that on the mazda 6 I will be able to tune or adjust shift points for the ATX." Sport mode changes both engine mapping and trans calibration, so if we flash factory sport mode into our cars it might make the engine more aggressive but shifting will still be standard, unless somehow there is also a way to flash the TCM but based on matt's statement that is not a possibility for now.
this is a bit off topic but there is still a way to improve and make our ATs a bit more fun, someone managed to retrofit the paddle shifters that come standard to the GT to his touring, its all plug and play, imo it makes the AT that much more sporty and engaging vs using the shift lever to bang off the gears