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I have no experience with this product. How does it work and does it really work? Has anyone had any prior experience with this type of product. If it really does what it claims, it seems pretty interesting.
 

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Coming from IntegraForums, the Hondata folks have been pretty active in posting and actually encourage people to call in with questions. They and the KTuner guys have been quick and eager to give input there.
 

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I haven’t used these and I’m not an expert, but my understanding is they have preprogrammed tunes (timing, air/fuel ratios, etc) for the engine computer to make more torque and power. If you’ve heard of “chipping” your car, it’s the modern equivalent of that.
I saw an older video from Hondata where you could select whether you had a stock or different intake, exhaust, etc. so they had a tune for each combination, which means you can upload the appropriate one as you build up your car.

I believe these do what they claim, but some require higher octane fuel (93, 100, etc) to make use of it, so keep in mind what’s available in your area.

Here’s a thread on someone’s experience on the prior gen Civic: Hondata...Flashpro... +6 PSI ... my ongoing review
I heard the clutch is the weak point on this Civic/Integra platform so depending how much torque the tune adds, you may need to upgrade the clutch as well.
 

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I have no experience with this product. How does it work and does it really work? Has anyone had any prior experience with this type of product. If it really does what it claims, it seems pretty interesting.
Interestingly, the Hondata product script suggests the 234 horsepower is what is obtained AFTER the Hondata flash tune, when in fact, based on Doug's (owner's) YouTube video showing him do his dyno testing on a STOCK Integra 6MT, that is the STOCK factory tuned horsepower -- at the wheel, not the crank. My son has had his Civic Si for seven months now, and both of us agree that my Integra 6MT (which I bought last month from Luther Acura Bloomington MN) is noticeably quicker. The Integra owners group needs to start waking up to the fact that this car is a 3,000-pound hatch with 234 (not 200) horsepower, which makes its power-weight ratio more favorable than the GTI, the WRX, and the 230i. In other words, don't lay silent when you hear the haters characterize this car as slow. My stable of cars and motorcycles over the years has included a GTI, my wife's 340i X Drive (B58 engine), and my Yamaha MT1000 and Triumph Street Triple. This car is every bit as fun, if not more fun, than all of them. Good day.
 
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