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x cal2 problem

ive had my x cal on my truck for about 6 months for mileage and today i changed it to hp just to see what it would do, took it out for a test drive but didnt really feel much difference pulled in to the drive way and spun the tires a little and the truck stalled. it started back up fine and everything. i upped the idol in park but not it drive should i do that?
anyone ever have this problem?
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I've had an X-cal for some time now. Been through three different "tuners" too. I've just given up on trying to rely on others to get me what I ask for.
So I've bought the pro racer package and just tune it myself.

Here is something I'd HIGHLY recommend you do. Any time you change the tune.. especially tranny settings.. you should:

dis-connect the battery negative terminal

Turn on the headlights

Turn on the Ignition

wait 5 minutes

Turn them off and reconnect the battery

Then w/o driving it get the motor up to full temp and do the 4 idle learning steps. (N a/c off. N a/c on. D a/c off. D a/c on for 1 minute each)



Had I done these steps from the beginning I'd have saved myself a lot of headaches and misunderstandings. Do these steps first and then see if anything is changed. PM me if you need further help.

Rich
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