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View Poll Results: Who tuned your 2.0T
BSR 22 7.28%
JZW 56 18.54%
Brew City Boost (BCB) 76 25.17%
Nordic 6 1.99%
Vtuner 38 12.58%
Maptun 26 8.61%
MPS 60 19.87%
Hirsch 9 2.98%
Mike D Tuning 9 2.98%
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Old 21st February 2013
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JZW tuned my ride with a meager 1+ tune. Only issue I have is the distinct possibility of getting pulled over every time I get in it, particularly after installing the GS 3" downpipe and replacing the #2 CARB CAT with 2.5" pipe...holy smokes is this thing ever fast. It just wants to sprint, and sprint, and sprint. Oh I did lose about 1 mpg but that was well worth the increase in power.

John was great, he is quick to respond and he had my ECU back to me the day after he got it. I sent it on Day 0, he tuned it on Day 1 and shipped it back that afternoon. I had it back on my car on Day 2. With shipping it cost around $450, which is really reasonable. Subsequent tune upgrades are $100 each. John also provided excellent support after the sale answering my questions about exhaust and spark plugs immediately.
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JZW tuned my ride with a meager 1+ tune. Only issue I have is the distinct possibility of getting pulled over every time I get in it, particularly after installing the GS 3" downpipe and replacing the #2 CARB CAT with 2.5" pipe...holy smokes is this thing ever fast. It just wants to sprint, and sprint, and sprint. Oh I did lose about 1 mpg but that was well worth the increase in power.

John was great, he is quick to respond and he had my ECU back to me the day after he got it. I sent it on Day 0, he tuned it on Day 1 and shipped it back that afternoon. I had it back on my car on Day 2. With shipping it cost around $450, which is really reasonable. Subsequent tune upgrades are $100 each. John also provided excellent support after the sale answering my questions about exhaust and spark plugs immediately.
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VTuner on my Aero
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I'm running stage 2 maptune right now, but my next project is going to be a downpipe and intercooler and I'm switching to BCB
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Old 23rd February 2013
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Nordic Stage 2 for 3 years. Other than a failing clutch (lasted 120k miles) and replacing faulty coil packs, it's been rock solid.
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BCB Stage 2, enjoyed working with Casey. Fast turn around and great customer service. Will be working with him again in the future when I go to a 16t and E85 tune.
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Vtuned going on 2 years...everything is great, 0 problems at all
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I tuned my own, running strong for over 4 months now
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I tuned my own, running strong for over 4 months now
T8 suite?
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Yep T8 suite
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I have had two Nordic tunes. They are awesome and I think put out the most power. You could expect from a Stg3 275Hp and 295FtLbs Torque (Software, Complete Exhaust incl. Sportcat.)

I have a Linear Stg4+ but same as an Aero Stg3
I've added a FMIC so I'm hoping my numbers are even better than that now.
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Old 12th March 2013
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vTuner Stage 0. Will be Stage 2 in July.
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Maptun stage 3+ (have SPEC clutch and upgraded IC so a little more boost has been applied - not that I'd know since I drive blind...)

The Fredriks at Maptun have been great (Aberg and Bengtsson (CEO) ) have been very responsive and helpful in diagnosing some non-tune related issues (boost solenoids). I just wish they were closer!
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Tuned to what degree? Just a software tune wihout supporting hardware or more than that?
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Tuned to what degree? Just a software tune wihout supporting hardware or more than that?
Stage 3
BSR intake and turbo back

Once the taxes come in its clutch, flywheel, 19t upgrade and injectors. Already got the wally in my closet!
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Tuned to what degree? Just a software tune wihout supporting hardware or more than that?
Stage 3
BSR intake and turbo back

Once the taxes come in its clutch, flywheel, 19t upgrade and injectors. Already got the wally in my closet!
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JZW tuned my ride with a meager 1+ tune. Only issue I have is the distinct possibility of getting pulled over every time I get in it, particularly after installing the GS 3" downpipe and replacing the #2 CARB CAT with 2.5" pipe...holy smokes is this thing ever fast. It just wants to sprint, and sprint, and sprint. Oh I did lose about 1 mpg but that was well worth the increase in power.

John was great, he is quick to respond and he had my ECU back to me the day after he got it. I sent it on Day 0, he tuned it on Day 1 and shipped it back that afternoon. I had it back on my car on Day 2. With shipping it cost around $450, which is really reasonable. Subsequent tune upgrades are $100 each. John also provided excellent support after the sale answering my questions about exhaust and spark plugs immediately.

Just ordered my tuner from JZW for my 08 2.0T. How long should I expect my clutch to last at stage one?
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Old 14th March 2013
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Just ordered my tuner from JZW for my 08 2.0T. How long should I expect my clutch to last at stage one?
7 minutes.

Depends on driving habits and present wear on the clutch. Could start slipping right away, could not slip at all for a while.
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I've been in a dilemma between Nordic St2 and BSR St3 for the past few months..... BUT I could almost guarantee JZW is the most popular tune (based on poll) because it's CHEAPEST option w/the most power... and I know how some members LOOOOOOOVE CHEAP,,, LOL+SMFH.
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Just because its cheap does not make it bad.... its a file thats it, and on top of that john is really helpful, and he will work with you to refine your tune if you might want more power.
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