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    When should one start considering buying a standalone?

    im aiming for around 500whp NA-T.

    will a piggyback do the job? or will i have to go aem?

    why so ?

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    I have the same question! +1 for an answer

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    It's probably been done, but as has been said many times, anything above 9-10psi or around 350-400 hp should really consider a standalone. Once you get to that point it becomes essential to be able to control timing, which a piggyback can't provide. With a standalone and a good tuner your car could be as reliable and drivable as a factory car, something that just cannot be accomplished with piggyback management especially at the hp levels you're talking about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberBird View Post
    It's probably been done, but as has been said many times, anything above 9-10psi or around 350-400 hp should really consider a standalone. Once you get to that point it becomes essential to be able to control timing, which a piggyback can't provide. With a standalone and a good tuner your car could be as reliable and drivable as a factory car, something that just cannot be accomplished with piggyback management especially at the hp levels you're talking about.
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    Or use an emanage ultimate piggy back so you can retain all the factory functionality too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Ree NZ View Post
    Or use an emanage ultimate piggy back so you can retain all the factory functionality too.
    this is what im about to try! seeing as I have emanage ultimate readily available!

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    when your greddy emanage blue craps out in the middle of the street and you drive back and tell the shop owner, listen i want this system ripped out and a stand alone to replace it... true story lol

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