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I leased my 2015 kia forte koup sx this past May for 48 months i mite decide to buy it , i am thinking about getting the btrcc ecu tune that comes on a separate ecu . would i be able to use the btrcc ecu tune until my lease is finished and put back the stock ecu when i return the car with out the dealer finding out ?
 

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Not sure if you have to still send your ecu in so it can be Vin matched to the new one still. You can get a tune for a leased car also its nothing big. Just because it's leased doesn't mean you can't do what you want to it.
 

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I am in the same boat. If you go with Tork, they offer a free second tune in which they will flash you back to stock before you turn the car back in.
You could leave it as is an turn it in with a 93 octane tune, but the poor bastard that get's your car after that would likely end up with a blown motor. Kind of a d... move. lol
 

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I am in the same boat. If you go with Tork, they offer a free second tune in which they will flash you back to stock before you turn the car back in.
You could leave it as is an turn it in with a 93 octane tune, but the poor bastard that get's your car after that would likely end up with a blown motor. Kind of a d... move. lol
I dont think it would be a good idea to turn in our cars with the ecu tuned, i think the kia dealer will have there mechanic inspect the car and check all the fluids before selling it and as soon as the mechanic sees the oil catch cans he's going to throw a red flag , oil catch cans and racing spark plugs are recommend \ required to get a ecu tune for our cars , the best way would be to revert our cars back to stock when turning our cars in
 

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Would think buying a new ecu and getting that tuned would be the way to go. Keep the stock one to slap back in at end of lease and then sell your tuned extra privately to recoup those costs.
 

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Would think buying a new ecu and getting that tuned would be the way to go. Keep the stock one to slap back in at end of lease and then sell your tuned extra privately to recoup those costs.
Thats what i think i am going to do as soon as i get some money together
 

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It is not required to have "racing" plugs. Just plugs that a a step or 2 colder. The HKS plugs they are saying to use you don't have to. You can use the autolite xp5701 with the tune. It is recommended period to get catch cans tune or not but with a tune you really need them.

If your going to get another ECU ask Tork how much they sell them for. He can just copy your stock file onto the new ecu and tune the new one and leave your stock one alone.
 
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