SoCal OVtune flash installs!!

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Hi all!! I'm now doing authorized flash installs of OVTune software for the 3.5 Tacoma.

This software changes the way your motor performs and more importantly, the way your transmission shifts.

We all know the Achilles heel and bane of our driving experience is the neurotic shifting of the OE Tacoma shift programming. It's insane and is enough to drive any owner to consider selling the truck. But don't do that!! There is a cure.

OVtune reprograms the ECU and TCU software to a much, much better performing system that will make you fall in love with your truck all over again.

I am now offering flash installs for the local Tacoma community and will reprogram your software for a fraction of what the full cost is through OV.

How can I do this? I figured out how to install and understand the software over the last couple of years of running the same software on my own truck. Now I am authorized by OVTune to install directly to other users trucks.

Why is it cheaper? Through OVTune you have to order the full install software for your computer, the cables and hardware to make it work, and the tunes specific to your vehicle. Through me you do not need the software or hardware and I install the tune onto your truck. By not having the added expense of the hardware's and software I can offer you a deal better than the full price.

So what do you get? Together we decide what time best fits your truck based on your build and driving habits, gear size, tire size, and any significant added weight. Then we install on your truck and your good to go!!

For further details feel free to send me a message and I'd be happy to schedule you an appointment in the San Diego area, or maybe meet up when I'm in the road traveling.

Thanks for looking and hit me up!!

Edit: I will update this thread if I am prepping to travel anywhere. Maybe it will help someone who realizes I'll be in there area and can do a flash while I travel. Be sure to follow this thread as I do a lot of travel around the southwest US.
 
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Lmk when you’re in the Reno/Tahoe area
 

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I'll be sure to let you know. We may be in the eastern Sierras in about a week.

I’ll be around until the end of the month. Then I’m taking a trip up to Bend, OR through the 3rd of Aug.
 

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How much will this cost?
 

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Are you going to be able to do it for the MT folk? Mr. Nobody
 

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Let me know when your in SoCal
 

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I will be in San Diego this Sunday 8/9/20
 

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Question: Voids warranty? Do you have to reflash the factory settings back before taking it to the dealer?

I had a cobb tuner for my gtr but I wasn't worried about a warranty. Thoughts?
 

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Question: Voids warranty? Do you have to reflash the factory settings back before taking it to the dealer?

I had a cobb tuner for my gtr but I wasn't worried about a warranty. Thoughts?


In regards to warranty I can't guarantee that it would be a good thing in the eyes of the dealership. However they're currently isn't a single flashed vehicle running this software that has ever been detected by the dealership. Toyota made the ECU programming so complex that even their own techs are unable to see modified code. So flashing back to stock before going to the dealer really isn't necessary and the reality is the only way that they would be able to see that there is tuning on your ECU is if you were to tell them.
 

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Doesn't the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act protect you from the dealer voiding your warranty simply because they discovered the ECU was tuned?
I used to have a 2013 BMW 328i X-Drive M-Sport with a JB4 installed on it. Thing sat right under the hood in plain sight. Combined with the Injen CAI and strut tower brace it definitely looked like I had modded the hell out of it. Dealer never mentioned a word about anything and I dropped it off for service often.
 

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The MM act really shouldn't be considered as something that's going to cover you. While what it says is pretty good and may help you win an argument, the reality is if your dealership decides to take you to court they can outlast you with their lawyers and the amount of money that they're willing to throw at a lawsuit. So while the MM act is a wonderful thing that does in theory cover you for a lot, the reality of it is not quite the same.
 

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Lemme know if you ever come to eastern TN. Definitely interested.
 

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If I get that far east you'll hear about it. It'd be all over my social media because that would be a heck of a trip.
 

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Thanks for the info, very cool. I'd seen a lot of updates with these OVTunes as of late so I was curious. Thinking I'll regear first but then the tune makes even more sense.
 
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