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  1. Charles wood

    Charles wood New Member

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    Just Purchased a 2016 PP SHO Blue Jean with 49k miles. I test drove and bought it before they could even put it in the shop. came with a full maintenance history from the local ford dealer all the way to 49k. Needless to say I am beyond excited and pissing myself with laughter watching vids and doing research to find what the best to go with is.
    I'm already Buying a performance intercooler from gearhead. Talk to sales on face book and they should have some in stock soon. I want to ask is gear head good for tuning and what device? anything you guys want to help me out with would be great. Thanks
     
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    Yes, Matt is one of the top shops to go with. Brad at AJP Turbo is good, and I hear good things about Torrie at Unleashed. There are a few others that I have no experience with, BrewCityBoost and 5StarTuning, but I haven't heard anything necessarily bad about them.

    As far as devices go, there's only 2 brands: SCT or HPTuner. Most tuners for the SHO currently use SCT which makes it easy to jump between tune shops, but I hear good things about HPtuners.

    DO.NOT.FUCK.WITH.LIVERNOIS.
     
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    I'm glad you mentioned Livernois. this is the first I have heard about them being an issue. Ive watched so many vids and have been reading and nothing has been said about them being bad tuners. Thank you.
     
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    Sure, if you want to be chained to their "proprietary" device that literally no one else uses....among other issues. I'll let others chime in on that, lol.
     
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    The reason you haven't heard about them "being an issue" is because they very carefully script their narrative and manage their marketing.

    There have been several reported issues with them over the years.

    From problems with tuning, poor customer service, exorbitant pricing, false claims of products being their own proprietary upgrades when in actuality they're re-branded ripoffs from other vendors, the list goes on and on.

    And don't ever try speaking poorly of them, or calling them out, because then the owner of the company will actually berate you, disparage you, and try making you looking bad. All in an attempt to deflect from all of the above.

    They've developed such a bad rep, that many vendors/shops etc. refuse to work with them any longer, in essence black listing them for the same reasons.

    Plenty of info here, just use a search function. Also, you'll have to do some actual digging around the net as well, cuz much like vendors on Yelp, they actively work to remove negative feedback, etc.

    Good luck with your SHO!

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    Love it.

    This makes me laugh.

    Each and everytime I see you post it.

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    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome ! I personally have went with Gearhead as well. Fantastic customer service and my car is a like a rocket ship now just with a tune, plugs and a cooler t-stat.
     
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    Can't go wrong with gearhead!!
     

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