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2007-2013 Mazdaspeed3 Custom Tune


I recently finished up my tuning process and wanted to let others know how awesome it was. I own a 07 mazdaspeed 3 with FMIC, race pipe, SRI, upgraded HPFP internals and one step colder plugs w 114,000 miles on it. I started my tuning process at the end of September and just finished up now do to a few things that happened which I'll get to. Starting off in September I had just purchase a flash tune from Stratified to try it out and see how it was. I instantly had a huge smile and what a big difference in power from a cobb ots map, at least on the but dyno. I knew I wanted more. Flash tune was producing about 235whp and 270wtq according to my tuner Stan. So I purchased a full tune with e85 as well as regular 91 octane. A word of caution and I know it's been mentioned before. You need to do lots of pulls in 4th gear bringing you into very big trouble territory if you get pulled over, so keep that in mind. My tuner was Stan and was a gentleman and professional from the very start. About half way through the process my stock clutch started to let go. I was bummed and thought was it for my tune. But nope Stan just said take your time on getting it fixed, no rush and we could resume the tune when it was replaced. So that's exactly what we did. After I believe 8 iterations of my 91 tune we ended with 255whp and 330wtg then we switched to my e85 tune. 91 gas here in AZ and the heat keeps the numbers relatively low. So then we went on to the e85 tune and after 4 more iterations we ended with 290whp and 335wtq. 2nd is hilarious with wheelspin, spins the tires in 3rd at wot , and 4th is where the party happens. The car is just beastly now on the stock turbo compared to stock. So in conclusion we picked up 50-55whp and 65wtq over the flash tune. The Stratified team are a bunch of pros with what they do, safety for the motor is numero uno on the list, and the patience Stan gave through the entire tune with my setbacks were fantastic. Get a full tune if you can! Best money you can spend on your car.
Date Added: 02/29/2016 by Travis Gianelli