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12-11-2014 01:35 PM
happyfirst
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Originally Posted by scj64 View Post
I just updated my Flashcal and it says it can adjust all the way to 0 psi.

The update for the TPMS was free from Superchips.

We'll see how it works this weekend............
Then make sure you don't ever choose to install their new tpms offroad feature, that must have been what took the other feature away for me.
12-11-2014 01:17 PM
scj64 I just updated my Flashcal and it says it can adjust all the way to 0 psi.

The update for the TPMS was free from Superchips.

We'll see how it works this weekend............
12-11-2014 12:15 PM
happyfirst
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Originally Posted by Brunoranger View Post
It looks like I will need one for swapping my tires and the tpms light.
I initially got the Flashcal because I figured I'd rather deal with a screen but then Superchips pulled the tpms pressure setting feature. If you get a Flashcal and it's older, it may have the original tpms pressure feature, but they removed the feature when I was updating the unit. Now all they are willing to support is tpms on or off. So I returned the flashcal and have now ordered a procal.
12-10-2014 09:50 PM
Shifty219
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Originally Posted by Brunoranger View Post

When I tuned my Mustang with an SCT flash tuner, this was known as "unlocking" it. I'm assuming that means the same?

It looks like I will need one for swapping my tires and the tpms light. Is both the FlashCal and Procal compatible with a '15? Does anyone have a link to buy?

What else can these tuners do that's notable?

Thanks
Yes both are compatible and pretty much have the same features other than the flashcal having the option to upgrade it to a flashpaq.
Other features are gear ratios, idle up for winching, and US models can turn daytime running on and off.
I have both programmers, I have yet to use the aev since my 2015 isn't here yet but I'm liking the ease of the superchips with the display on my 2013, unlike the dipswitches you need to carry the book with you to set them
12-09-2014 12:51 PM
Brunoranger
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Originally Posted by Shifty219 View Post
It saves the Jeeps vin once you use it to change a feature. The only way to sell it afterwards is to use the programmer to uninstall the tune/feature you changed first then it will release from the vin
When I tuned my Mustang with an SCT flash tuner, this was known as "unlocking" it. I'm assuming that means the same?

It looks like I will need one for swapping my tires and the tpms light. Is both the FlashCal and Procal compatible with a '15? Does anyone have a link to buy?

What else can these tuners do that's notable?

Thanks
12-07-2014 12:14 PM
Shifty219
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Originally Posted by flyhigh View Post
Does the superchips flashcal get locked to the jeep when you change something like the aev procal does? Or could I change some things on my jeep and then sell the flashcal for another jeeper to use?
It saves the Jeeps vin once you use it to change a feature. The only way to sell it afterwards is to use the programmer to uninstall the tune/feature you changed first then it will release from the vin
12-06-2014 08:18 PM
flyhigh Does the superchips flashcal get locked to the jeep when you change something like the aev procal does? Or could I change some things on my jeep and then sell the flashcal for another jeeper to use?
07-10-2014 10:17 PM
kballard72 I know an old thread but jsut received my Superchip flashcal.

deciding factors for me.

Menu driven versus dip switches
OFF road mode download to kill tpms
upgradable to a full tuner later should I decided to do octane tunes for 170 bucks. I know I did not want to full tuner now but the ability to get the feature later as a download made this the reprogrammer for me...

ONE note: marry the tuner to your jeep (connect it) then go download the TPMS offroad add on.
05-28-2014 02:40 PM
BagerX2 Well I got the flashcal updated and did my measurements for the adjustment. I have cooper st maxx 255/80R17s on the jeep. I measured them with 32-33 psi and they came out somewhere between 32-32.25inches in height. The guide says to round up so I set it at 32.25. When the speedo is on 50 my iPhone GPS app says I'm doing 48/49. So my question is can I get it more accurate or is that as accurate as I can get it? If I go up to 35psi will it be closer? Suggestions...
Sorry if this is kind of a derail of the topic.
05-28-2014 12:35 AM
BagerX2 Well my flashcal got here today, bit my router died so I can't update it for my 14...
05-28-2014 12:10 AM
panthermark I'm leaning towards a Procal simply to turn on my DRL's. (It seem like the Procal has less issues, plus they work with Jeep).

A couple of questions:
I want to turn on my fogs as DRL's, has anyone had issues with premature bulb burn out with the half-power amount being supplied?

Any issue with DRL's not playing nice with the auto-headlights?

Thanks
05-01-2014 11:42 PM
BagerX2
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Originally Posted by n3tfury View Post
Yep.
Cool, thanks for the reply. Guess I'll order a flashcal then if it works as Amazon has them for $144.
05-01-2014 10:12 PM
n3tfury
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Originally Posted by BagerX2 View Post
So I have a new 2014 6-speed that I put 33s on. All I really care about is getting the speedo corrected and possibly fix the tpms. Will the flashcal work for me? I would really rather use the screen.
Yep.
05-01-2014 10:11 PM
BagerX2 So I have a new 2014 6-speed that I put 33s on. All I really care about is getting the speedo corrected and possibly fix the tpms. Will the flashcal work for me? I would really rather use the screen.
05-01-2014 05:52 PM
NW Rubicon I just used Flash Cal on my Rubicon to adjust tired size and TPMS. Worked great. Very easy process.
04-27-2014 10:35 PM
ccava Update:
A fellow local Jeeper agreed to let me try his Flashcal, I agreed just to get a 4th perspective and low and behold it worked! So I reluctantly rolling the dice, ordered another and hope it works. If not my friend has agreed to exchange his for the new one I ordered.
04-27-2014 05:53 PM
ccava
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Originally Posted by OverFueled View Post
Mine was a SuperCrap Flashpaq Jeep Gas (2014) 3.6L Automatic.

The dealer spent two weeks installing new PCM, Transmission, Reflash, twice completely went through the ECM, PCM and all the transmission modules.

I read that it (FlashPac) does not change anything in the PCM. That is not true. It screwed mine up so bad it took a total replace. All new parts. Replaced.

SuperCRAP! Did not want to give me any money for any of the repairs.
And down time.

They did not “feel” Responsible. Even though everything worked fine until I plugged in the programmer. Easy to say to me you can’t prove it was us who did that. When in fact it has happened to many others the same way.

SuperCrap did send me my PCM and "told me it was good" another BS line from them. If it was "good" then why did they try to have me update it right after I got it from them??????? More BS from Superchip.

I can tell you why. Because it wasn't any good and they knew it, they were using me as a "test" they wanted my PCM program to further there sales. Which I consider that “STEALING” from them. All that just to say "we have a working" 2014 JK programmer when in the end they did not and to this day do not have a working program. Its your vehicle you can do what you think best as for me I would stay away.
I definately feel your frustration!
For me I have to keep finding a manufaturer to work on my Jeep because of the gear change has caused it to go into limp mode and will not shift down or up from 3rd. Superchips is out though I will not try to use them anymore. I am thinking of trying AEV Procal next.
04-27-2014 01:08 PM
OverFueled Mine was a SuperCrap Flashpaq Jeep Gas (2014) 3.6L Automatic.

The dealer spent two weeks installing new PCM, Transmission, Reflash, twice completely went through the ECM, PCM and all the transmission modules.

I read that it (FlashPac) does not change anything in the PCM. That is not true. It screwed mine up so bad it took a total replace. All new parts. Replaced.

SuperCRAP! Did not want to give me any money for any of the repairs.
And down time.

They did not “feel” Responsible. Even though everything worked fine until I plugged in the programmer. Easy to say to me you can’t prove it was us who did that. When in fact it has happened to many others the same way.

SuperCrap did send me my PCM and "told me it was good" another BS line from them. If it was "good" then why did they try to have me update it right after I got it from them??????? More BS from Superchip.

I can tell you why. Because it wasn't any good and they knew it, they were using me as a "test" they wanted my PCM program to further there sales. Which I consider that “STEALING” from them. All that just to say "we have a working" 2014 JK programmer when in the end they did not and to this day do not have a working program. Its your vehicle you can do what you think best as for me I would stay away.
04-27-2014 03:01 AM
n3tfury
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Originally Posted by jk3904 View Post
Man I was looking at getting a flashcal for my 14 jk but may go with the procal now. Glade I read this thread. Thanks for the info.
Flashcal works perfectly on my 2014 Rubicon.
04-27-2014 12:32 AM
jeff11
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Originally Posted by jk3904 View Post
Man I was looking at getting a flashcal for my 14 jk but may go with the procal now. Glade I read this thread. Thanks for the info.
Recently bought a procal from a well known Jeep shop that does a lot of custom work. They use procal on all Jeeps and service manager says they don't have any problems including 2014 models. The dip switches are really easy to use. I installed mine a week and all settings worked great. Good luck.
04-26-2014 07:53 PM
ccava
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Originally Posted by OverFueled View Post
After talking to Superchips for weeks. Download after download. Sending my Flashpac back to be reprogrammed by them along with my PCM.

When I got it back it trashed my transmission. At first my jeep would not start, after three "downloads" recommended by Flashpac it still did not work (that took a week) I was down and with only one vehicle to get to work with I had to borrow a ride.

Four weeks latter I just got my Jeep back from the dealer trying to find out what happened to it. To much to list what they did but in the end I would say

I WOULD NEVER PURCHASE A SUPERCHIP PRODUCT AGAIN EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!

SuperChips admitted to me that they did not have a working FlashPac for a 2014 Jeep automatic. Superchips fell off the face of the earth “NO HELP” from them after the last three attempts to fix the problem.

It got very difficult to deal with them and they did not fix the problem.

SHAME ON YOU SUPERCHIPS.
I would like to know more about the specifics of what your end result was. Here is my similar situation. I have a 2013 10th ann. Rubicon and approximately 6-7 weeks ago got 35" tires and ordered a S.C. flash-Cal. It would not work, it kept falling into limp mode with a P0733, 3rd gear ratio incorrect. Sent it back to 4wheel parts for a replacement after using my co-worker's flashcal and his worked. Got the replacement from 4wheel, and it didn't work either. Called Superchips and they wanted me to talk to an engineer on the phone while excepting downloads to try to resolve the problem, but I have a Mac computer and could not find a windows based computer to use so I got frustrated and asked for a refund and they granted it.
It has been running so-so for 6 weeks or so at stock settings with an off-speed, speedometer and okay shifting.
Fast forward to this past friday and I had 4.88:1 gears installed and unknowing to me, it would fall into limp mode for gears. Installer assumed I had a re-callibrator due to having 35" tires. Again the trans. sticks in 3rd gear and will not move from it. I had to drive it home 45 miles stuck in 3rd. This morning my co-worker brings me his flashcal again (he set his to stock) so I could program it and if it worked he was gonna sell it to me. It would not work, it threw a P0731 1st gear ratio incorrect. We tried 9 different tire and gear ratio settings to no avail. Its Saturday and I cannot talk to anybody, this is my daily driver. UGGGGGHHHHH! I'm very frustrated at this. I don't know whether I should try AEV Procal or go to my dealer with it, they said they can only flash factory gear settings. I wonder if there could be a transmission problem? Please help with any good advise, anyone else experiencing this?
04-26-2014 07:20 PM
Ubear7 Sorry to hear all the bad experiences. I've had no problem with mine. I was even thinking of the added upgrade to the tuner. Anyone here done that?
04-26-2014 07:13 PM
Dirty White Boy Like I said 2013 jk
04-26-2014 07:11 PM
Dirty White Boy Mines works great improved almost 2 mpg and no issues at all on 2013. But it's locked to my jeep I'm pretty sure.
04-26-2014 06:50 PM
jk3904 Man I was looking at getting a flashcal for my 14 jk but may go with the procal now. Glade I read this thread. Thanks for the info.
04-25-2014 10:13 AM
9thMan
Stick with the Procal

I'd agree with others, Superchips customer service is horrible.
I too was tempted by the fancy LCD, bought one in February to handle my new larger tires on my stock '11 JK Sport auto. The unit errors out at end of the update process reporting 'program failure'
Support says they are working on it and they will get back to you within 5-10 days. Been nearly 3 months now and despite numerous calls, they never get back to you.

So my 2c, avoid Superchips at all costs. Sure some people have no issues, but if you're one of the unlucky ones like me, you're left with an expensive paper-weight sitting in your garage. ...and having to deal with a company that doesn't stand behind its product.
03-08-2014 11:25 AM
loud pipes Many +'s and -'s for each it seems. I am struggling with the same decision for a 2012 3.6L with a 6 spd m/t. The dip switches seem pretty antiquated, yet dependable. (Sort of like mechanical linkages vs electronic haha). Too bad AEV doesn't come out with an app to control the module like some OBD tools (torque or enginelink). I am leaning towards Procal - hard to argue with AEV quality across all product lines.
02-24-2014 10:20 AM
Shifty219 I must be one of the lucky ones, my flashcal works great
02-23-2014 10:15 PM
Utahpete I am glad I am only having the problem with the TPMS
the last thing I would do now is upgrade my Flashcal to a Flashpac, since they can't even get that to work right.
Customer service is poor, I haven't gotten an email returned in weeks

Pete
02-23-2014 07:03 PM
Uin2it SCT (http://www.sctflash.com/) will be coming out with a tuner here pretty quick! For 07-14 JK w/auto.
They are big in the Mustang/F150 arena and will be most excellent in this market too Im guessing!

*Ive had an SCT Tuner on all my vehicles since 2004
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