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Old 01-06-2019, 06:49 PM   #1
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SCT and Bully Dog Programmers?

With the recent EPA raping of the parent corp of SCT and Bully Dog programmers, what are everyone's thoughts regarding functionality of these units? In the settlement the company is supposed to eliminate the capabilities the feds don't like. I was planning on going with one or the other for tuning and seeing as they have built in WiFi and cloud updating the company could easily send a firmware update that significantly neuters these units. For reference, Harley-Davidson had the exact same thing happen to them with their super tuners (I bought one of the last REAL super tuners my local dealer had in stock). After the settlement the replacement unit was useless. Mine unlocked the ECU and allowed full custom tuning. Do you guys foresee the same scenario here, particularly them forcing an update to existing units that neuters them?
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Old 01-06-2019, 08:26 PM   #2
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It will be very interesting.
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Old 01-08-2019, 01:18 AM   #3
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it wont update unless you allow it. dont update the current units. if you update the unit your old tunes may not work.
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Old 01-09-2019, 11:25 AM   #4
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it wont update unless you allow it. dont update the current units. if you update the unit your old tunes may not work.
I wish that were the case for me, I have yet to buy a tuner and it sounds like now it may be too late for this as apparently half of the tuning functionality has been removed since the EPA situation.
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:14 PM   #5
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HP hasn't been affected yet so my tuner says.
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:09 PM   #6
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From Steve:

Hey Sir

Not now through us, we sat the EPA & Clean Air Act CAA exams and passed so we have full control of the sct/bdx units maintained kind sir, so tuning is as per normal sir

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Old 01-09-2019, 02:52 PM   #7
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id still go with HP tuners.
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Old 01-09-2019, 03:43 PM   #8
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We still have the exact functionality we always had with SCT the user adjustable function for shutting off the rear O2s has been removed and it never really worked anyway.

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Old 01-09-2019, 03:45 PM   #9
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And I'm still completely pleased with BullyDog (SCT) custom tune from the rdpstore. Thank you DynoSteve!
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Old 01-09-2019, 04:56 PM   #10
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And I'm still completely pleased with BullyDog (SCT) custom tune from the rdpstore. Thank you DynoSteve!
Thankyou kind sir and yes we still maintain full custom tuning capability
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