How-To’s

Jan 312013
 
How-To Use Map Switching with PERRIN ECUTEK Tunes

All PERRIN Custom Tune ECUTEK Maps have built in map switching. This feature allows us to create one tune that has multiple features built in, that are selectable by the end user. With the ECUTEK ProECU software we are able to select the different maps using the cruise control stick. This allows for (4) total maps to be selected by simply pulling back on the cruise stick and push it up and down to change maps. The ability to change maps quickly [...Continue Reading...]

Oct 162012
 
How-To Datalog with ECUTEK's ProECU

From time to time we may as you to do a datalog of your car. This could be for many reasons, but most likely its because we want to ensure your map is running the way we want it to. So what is a Datalog?  A data log is just that, a log of data!  The type of data being logged are parameters and information your ECU is using to control your engine. These are things like Engine RPM, Ignition [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on October 16, 2012 BRZ / FR-S, ECU Tuning, How-To's Tagged with: , , , , ,
Oct 162012
 
How-To Flash Your PERRIN Tune On Your BRZ/FR-S

Every PERRIN customer that purchases a ECUTEK ProECU Cable setup from us, gets the kit shown below. This consists of the OBD2 Cable which is what lets your PC to talk to your ECU and a special dongle that is the key that lets the software work. This dongle is very important as it lets the ProECU software function as well as stores your licenses to allow your ECU to be flashed. Getting Familiar with ECUTEK Flashing Before we get [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on October 16, 2012 BRZ / FR-S, ECU Tuning, How-To's Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Oct 102012
 
How-To Install EcuTek ProECU Software

This is guide to help you install your new ECUTEK ProECU software and hardware from PERRIN Performance. We will first cover installing all the software needed for you to load maps/tunes/Roms onto your car. Then we will show you how to load the actual tune onto your car, and finally how to datalog how your car is running if requested to do. First  and most important is to make sure your computer can get online. This may sound like a [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on October 10, 2012 BRZ / FR-S, ECU Tuning, How-To's Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Nov 152011
 
How-To Datalog Your EBCS Pro

Helping Us Build Our EBCS Pro Map Database Over the years we have gotten hundreds of requests for custom PERRIN maps which are setup to use our EBCS Pro (Electronic Boost Control Solenoid).  From time to time we have offered custom mapping to customers that asked but we are taking this a step further and trying to offer this service to all customers.  In order to create a map for your car that works with the EBCS, we require some data from [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on November 15, 2011 How-To's Tagged with: , , ,
Nov 102011
 
How-To Load Custom Maps Onto Your AccessPORT

With all our PERRIN customers, we consider all our maps to be Custom maps, because each map is tailored to each car.  With our ALTA customers, all our maps are preloaded onto the Mini AccessPORTs so normally there is no need to go through these extra steps.  There are cases where we feel it requires something beyond the supplied maps or when we are trying to fix a problem, which will require you to follow the below instructions.  In all [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on November 10, 2011 How-To's, MINI Only Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Nov 102011
 
How-To Install your AccessPORT (MINI)

Special Notes About Your ALTA AccessPORT Install: Install the AP Manager Program and Check for updates. This is the first most important step to make sure your AP has the most up to date ECU, Vehicle data and MAPs for your car. After the update, you will not see the maps in the AP manager until the AccessPORT is installed on your car. Make sure your key is in the on position.  The AccessPORT will not install and say “Can’t [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on November 10, 2011 How-To's Tagged with: , ,
Nov 102011
 
How-To Install your AccessPORT (Subaru)

Special Notes About Your AccessPORT Install: Install the AP Manager Program and Check for updates. This is the first most important step to make sure your AP has the most up to date ECU, Vehicle data and MAPs for your car. After the update, you will not see the maps in the AP manager until the AccessPORT is installed on your car. The PERRIN Custom Map is not going to be seen until you load the custom map we email [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on November 10, 2011 How-To's Tagged with: , , , ,
Nov 102011
 
How-To Datalog Using Your AccessPORT (MINI)

From time to time we may ask our customers to provide us with a Datalog to help diagnose a problem or help make their tune a little better.  So what is a Datalog?  A data log is just that, a log of data!  The type of data being logged is parameters and information your ECU is using to control your engine. These are things like Engine RPM, Boost, Ignition Timing, Engine Load, and Air Fuel Ratio, all of which are [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on November 10, 2011 How-To's, MINI Only Tagged with: , , , ,
Nov 102011
 
How-To Datalog Using Your AccessPORT (Subaru)

From time to time we may ask our customers to provide us with a Datalog to help diagnose a problem or help make their tune a little better.  So what is a Datalog?  A data log is just that, a log of data!  The type of data being logged is parameters and information your ECU is using to control your engine. These are things like Engine RPM, Boost, Ignition Timing, Engine Load, and Air Fuel Ratio, all of which are [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on November 10, 2011 How-To's Tagged with: , , , , ,