Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Friday July 11, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Engine Management & Tuning

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-15-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
HoustonM
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 371915
Join Date: Oct 2013
Default tactrix question!

Thinking of buying tactrix an sorry if this is a repost. But anyway when I bought my car I it was already on a dyno tune from tactrix by a local tuner. Basically my question is, is if I buy the tactrix unit, I just want the availability to read what my temps, etc. are reading an I am worried that if I plug it in to the obd port it will delete my already perfect tune.

So if that was difficult to understand lol basically all I wanna know is if I plug in the tactrix unit an hook it up to my laptop JUST TO DATALOG will it delete my tune that I am currently on?

An if all I wanna do it data log whats the exact steps I need to take as far as everything
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
HoustonM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2013, 05:04 PM   #2
steezytype-s
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 240532
Join Date: Mar 2010
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: South Jersey
Vehicle:
2002 WRX Sedan
PSM

Default

your tune won't be deleted unless you reflash it with another one.

the datalog process is usually

1. plug in tactrix cable (to the car and computer, of course)
2. open romraider logger on your laptop
3. select which parameters you wish to log
4. log until your hearts content.
steezytype-s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2013, 05:29 PM   #3
nmlittlebigman
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 321409
Join Date: May 2012
Chapter/Region: SWIC
Location: Arrey, NM
Vehicle:
2011 WRX STi Sedan
WRB Stage II T.P. tuned

Default

^^^ +1

You will need romraider logger on a lap top or netbook. You will also need ecuflash as it contains the driver necessary to make the connection between you lap top and the car's ecu. It takes a little to get it set up right. Don't worry about inadvertently losing your tune. "Flashing" or overwriting requires extra steps and not possible with romraider logger program. Since you just got tuned ask your tuner to help[ you get set up if you have any problems.

good luck

here's some reading for you: http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1410201
nmlittlebigman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2013, 06:09 PM   #4
HoustonM
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 371915
Join Date: Oct 2013
Default

Appreciate the help guys!!
HoustonM is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.