___ Car Starts and idles
___ 1/2 tank of fresh gas car will be tuned on and other fuel in gas jug(s) if tuning more than 1 fuel, as well as empty jug(s) to drain unused fuel into.
___ Alternator and Battery at proper charge and charging 13-14.5V running
___ Spare set of spark plugs
___ If KO is to operate the vehicle on dyno, any racing seat is removed and a stock seat is installed
___ Engine covers removed if present to allow access to #1 Coil pack or plug wire
___ Wire loom/clips accessible to make removal of #1 coil possible
___ Timing marks easily visible with timing light/line of sight
___ Cooling system properly bled; pressure tested
___ Fans Working for Radiator, car doesn’t overheat
___ All lug nuts present and torqued
___ Wheel lug lock key present
___ Wheels straight, unbent, and true round
___ Tires in good condition and no more than 8 years old - no cords, steel belts, cracking, out of round, etc.
___ Tires appropriate for use on dyno (no paddle tires for example)
___ Driveline/Drive Axles and u-joints in good shape and tightened in place
___ Tires in good shape and rated for the speed they will see on dyno, wheels not bent or out of round
___ Engine diaper, Flywheel/Flexplate scattershield (600whp+4cyl, 800whp+6/8cyl)
___ ECU accessible
___ No oil leaks, trans leaks, fuel leaks, other leaks
___ All wiring secure, no exposed wiring, no twisted wire connections
___ ECU connection cable present
___ Clutch capable of target HP/TQ
___ Fuel pump and injectors capable of target HP/TQ
___ Fuel filter installed – stainless filter element for use with E85
___ Boosted application – check all IC pipes and couplers – retighten
___ Boosted application – clamp/zip tie all vacuum lines at every connection
___ Boosted application – Wastegate spring installed for typically ˝ of target maximum boost. Boost can raise with a controller but can’t be lowered below wastegate spring.
___ Boosted application – Wastegate function tested with regulated air supply, or air pump to ensure proper operation.
___ Wideband O2 bung welded into exhaust/downpipe. Opening in pipe same size as bung. Welded minimum 10° above horizontal.
___ Hooks/Tiedown points accessible
___ Car can drive up 20’ 5° angle ramp onto dyno without scraping bodywork/exhaust/etc.
*Refer to Pre-Dyno tuning detailed checklist for more information.