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Old 06-09-2017, 02:42 PM
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It didn't take long. LOL.
LOL like salesmen waiting at the door when you pull up to a dealership
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Thanks, I'm really on the fence. I've spoken with Philip from your shop but the HP gains just didn't seem to be as impressive as the other vendor I'm considering.

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Originally Posted by larrymz3 View Post
Thanks, I'm really on the fence. I've spoken with Philip from your shop but the HP gains just didn't seem to be as impressive as the other vendor I'm considering.
Does it really matter?

580, 600, 615..... the thing needs TC to tame its delivery as it is.
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Does it really matter?

580, 600, 615..... the thing needs TC to tame its delivery as it is.
You are correct; the car post tune is full of wheel spin... peak hp on these cars may sell tunes but that doesnt make the tune the best for daily driveability. How many here actually sit at the peak hp on a repetititive basis? These arent GT3's or R8 V10's that run steep hp curves and need to be driven 8/10ths or better to get the power out. The turbos are already maxed out once one tunes it. Any one considering a tune should be looking at the usable rpm ranges.
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Originally Posted by Vic55 View Post
You are correct; the car post tune is full of wheel spin... peak hp on these cars may sell tunes but that doesnt make the tune the best for daily driveability. How many here actually sit at the peak hp on a repetititive basis? These arent GT3's or R8 V10's that run steep hp curves and need to be driven 8/10ths or better to get the power out. The turbos are already maxed out once one tunes it. Any one considering a tune should be looking at the usable rpm ranges.
May I ask whom you'd recommend for my 157? Thx.
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May I ask whom you'd recommend for my 157? Thx.
Vic recommends OE
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Vic recommends OE
I do for Benz based on my past tunes and experience with the owner over 15 years.
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Originally Posted by larrymz3 View Post
Thanks, I'm really on the fence. I've spoken with Philip from your shop but the HP gains just didn't seem to be as impressive as the other vendor I'm considering.
CAracer trapped 130mph with just a Eurocharged tune.

Someone show me a car that trapped higher...
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Originally Posted by kumizi View Post
CAracer trapped 130mph with just a Eurocharged tune.

Someone show me a car that trapped higher...
Show me anyone else who has actually raced with other brand tunes?
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Originally Posted by larrymz3 View Post
Show me anyone else who has actually raced with other brand tunes?
The sampling is not big nor should one expect it to be. This is from DragTimes:

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Originally Posted by larrymz3 View Post
Show me anyone else who has actually raced with other brand tunes?
lol

I'll take trap speed. You can be a dyno racer.
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Originally Posted by kumizi View Post
lol

I'll take trap speed. You can be a dyno racer.
Correct.

129.79 here on a South Georgia track with traction on and mirrors and spoiler up. Convinced if it hooked up would have been in 131s.

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lol

I'll take trap speed. You can be a dyno racer.
100000%

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Originally Posted by kumizi View Post
CAracer trapped 130mph with just a Eurocharged tune.

Someone show me a car that trapped higher...
I trapped 130 with Weistec.
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Anybody ever need to utilize the Renntech warranty through Mercedes ?

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Originally Posted by adam.abdelhamid View Post
Anybody ever need to utilize the Renntech warranty through Mercedes ?

i have yet to see Renntech warranty. If it did exist, it wouldn’t go thru Benz, renntech would have to agree on paying claim.

If if were you I would stay with OE or Eurocharged. Weistec’s been bleeding lately beware.
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I would like to officially through another one into the mix, DME Tuning, out of New Jersey.

I have first hand experience with various other tuners, and while I will won’t go into pros/cons, I am extremely satisfied with the experience DME Tuning provides. The actual tune itself, the amount of data they have for the GTS platform to tune to specific requests/requirements, the communication, it all is tremendous.

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Originally Posted by dlefty View Post
I would like to officially through another one into the mix, DME Tuning, out of New Jersey.

I have first hand experience with various other tuners, and while I will won’t go into pros/cons, I am extremely satisfied with the experience DME Tuning provides. The actual tune itself, the amount of data they have for the GTS platform to tune to specific requests/requirements, the communication, it all is tremendous.

I have a friend in Houston who has an AMG GTS with turbos, meth exhaust intake etc etc and his DME car runs 100x better than when it had eurocharged
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I have a friend in Houston who has an AMG GTS with turbos, meth exhaust intake etc etc and his DME car runs 100x better than when it had eurocharged
You mean to tell us a car with upgraded turbos and methanol injection is faster than one without? I'd like to subscribe to your newsletter.

As I've said before, tuning a factory car isn't that difficult whether it's a VW Golf or an AMG GTS. All these tunes are 95% identical to each other. Go with whomever you are comfortable with. Don't fall for the hype.

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Originally Posted by kumizi View Post
You mean to tell us a car with upgraded turbos and methanol injection is faster than one without? I'd like to subscribe to your newsletter.

As I've said before, tuning a factory car isn't that difficult whether it's a VW Golf or an AMG GTS. All these tunes are 95% identical to each other. Go with whomever you are comfortable with. Don't fall for the hype.
running better =/= faster

Car had issues with eurocharged tune, does not have similar issues with DME tune

feel free to reach out to him yourself if you want to know more, his instagram is @amanasiagts
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There is no such thing as Renntech warranty.
from renntech website
"RENNtech has been at the forefront of the tuning market for more than 21 years and stands behind all our products with a rock solid warranty. In fact, RENNtech continues to be the tuning choice of Mercedes Benz Dealerships who not only install and service our products, but work with RENNtech directly should the need for warranty arise."
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