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Old 09-05-2018, 05:39 PM
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When going to a shop (that professionally tunes), do they have to purchase universal credits at full cost? Or do they have some special deal? (assume HP Tuners)
I'd assume that is baked into the tuning cost to the customer. If so, and if I'm returning to the same shop for re-tune, is it reasonable to ask for that discount since they already have existing credits for my ECM?

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Old 09-07-2018, 02:46 PM
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They do have to pay for credits but may get a small discount (think 5-10% max), however, if they do a lot of tuning they very well may have unlimited licenses for your model/year by that point.. in which case they don't have to buy anything

I do believe re-tunes should be discounted somewhat for small changes. i.e. adding headers after it was already tuned for a supercharger I wouldn't charge full price.

Now, going from a HCI setup to a FI setup or something like that I'd charge full price (or at least close to it)

I wouldn't charge for credits the second time regardless.

So, just depends on the details I guess.

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Old 09-07-2018, 03:05 PM
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A re-tune should not include the one time cost of credits charged in the first tune. Continued charges for credits would be misleading.
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