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Old 01-28-2006, 02:40 AM   #1
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OMGHi2U UTEC VS Ecutek....who wins?

just looking for some input on which the general suby tuning community thinks is the winner. Also, what would be your reasons for picking one over the other.
So...let the smack talking begin
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Old 01-28-2006, 02:47 AM   #2
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ecutek, has learning capabilities like the stock ecu and more tuning parameters...

for people on more of a budget, utec lets you self tune which can save a tonne of money in the long run if you slowly keep adding mods
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Old 01-28-2006, 04:47 AM   #3
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The question you should be asking is Tuner A VS Tuner B....who wins?

It isn't the engine management solution, it's the tuner as Nathan tuning a UTEC (a "lesser system") would kill a car tuned by me with a MoTeC (a "better system"). Tuners > Engine management.
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Old 01-28-2006, 07:10 AM   #4
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The question you should be asking is Tuner A VS Tuner B....who wins?

It isn't the engine management solution, it's the tuner as Nathan tuning a UTEC (a "lesser system") would kill a car tuned by me with a MoTeC (a "better system"). Tuners > Engine management.
I think the biggest question on wich is better is the owner of the car.
The owner has ask "Do I want to tune".
Then the answer for that person on wich is "bettter" becomes much clearer.

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Old 01-28-2006, 12:09 PM   #5
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The question you should be asking is Tuner A VS Tuner B....who wins?

It isn't the engine management solution, it's the tuner as Nathan tuning a UTEC (a "lesser system") would kill a car tuned by me with a MoTeC (a "better system"). Tuners > Engine management.
who's Nathan?
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Old 01-28-2006, 12:10 PM   #6
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I don't know....I just was think that I like the idea of more on the fly switchable maps from the utec. Not sure yet but that's the direction I'm going
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Make sure you check in your area to see what EM tuner shops use or else you can end up me with the closest EcuTek tuner being over 300 mile away
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^
lol.....join the club. Been there, done that
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Old 01-28-2006, 04:29 PM   #9
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if you're looking for user tunable between those two, then UTEC is your choice. If you're looking for optoins beyond the scope of the stock ECU (launch Control etc), then UTEC is your choice again. If you're looking for a reliable daily driver that you don't have to mess with (if tuned properly of course) then ECUtek is your choice.
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or better yet utec OVER ecutek, for those time you want to play at the track
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Old 01-28-2006, 11:05 PM   #11
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^^^^^^^^^
actually that's exactly what I'm doing!!!
ecutek handle the basics and utec bringin' out the beast
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