Curious about our Tune Staging System? It’s quite simple, but slightly differs from our earlier nomenclature (pre-2018).

Standard Stages

  • Stage 0.5

    This stage is intended for stock vehicles and offers a modest increase in performance and economy.
    Minimum requirements: none

  • Stage 1.0

    This stage is intended for mostly-stock vehicles with minor bolt-on modifications.
    Minimum modifications: aftermarket cat-back exhaust + intake drop-in filter.
    Recommended modifications: aftermarket exhaust manifold + intake system

  • Stage 1.5

    This stage is intended for mostly-stock vehicles with both bolt-on and internal modifications.
    Minimum modifications: Stage 1.0 + camshaft + exhaust manifold + down-pipe (if applicable)
    Recommended modifications: lightweight flywheel + port-and-polish + injectors

  • Stage 2.0

    This stage is intended for internally upgraded vehicles only, but retains daily comfort and safety features.
    Minimum modifications: Stage 1.5 + upgraded valvetrain (such as HD rockers, valves, valve springs, and camshaft) OR upgraded compressions and/or displacement (crankshaft, pistons, rods, etc)
    Recommended modifications: lightweight flywheel + port-and-polish + injectors

  • Stage 2.5

    This stage is intended for internally upgraded vehicles only, but retains daily comfort and safety features.
    Minimum modifications: Both aspects of Stage 2.0 (valvetrain + bottom-end upgrades) + injectors
    Recommended modifications: lightweight flywheel + port-and-polish + cooling system

  • Stage 3.0

    This stage is intended only for completely upgraded vehicles that do not wish to retain daily-driving comfort and safety features, instead concentrating on maximum power output.
    Minimum modifications: Stage 2.0
    Recommended modifications: Stage 2.5

  • Forced Induction (Turbocharger or Supercharger)

    This stage is intended for vehicles on forced induction. A specific tune for each customer is tailored to specific mods. Please CONTACT US before ordering a F/I tune.
    Minimum modifications: forced induction conversion such as turbocharger or supercharger

 

Special Stages

  • Economy

    This tune is versatile and can be made for nearly any setup.
    Minimum modifications: none
    Recommended modifications: intake system or drop-in filter + exhaust manifold + a well maintained engine

  • Endurance

    This tune is intended specifically for endurance racing vehicles and has a balance of economy and power, with a focus on safety for extended periods of running while maintaining peak power. Can be setup for any number of vehicles, please reference the Standard Stages for staging information on endurance tunes.