Category Archives: Tuning

This area is for Tuning related topics, posted by FLI’s Tuning Department.

402 WHP all motor 2006 Charger SRT8, FLI tuned – Sinister Performance built.

FLI has established a partnership with Sinister Performance who is a modern Mopar speciality shop located next door to FLI.  This 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 car was built by Sinister Performance and custom dyno tuned by Fine Line Imports using the Diablosport CMR software.  This black beauty has 22″ Viper reproduction wheels and makes 402 […]

361 WTQ, 357 WHP 2006 Dodge Charger Daytona – FLI tuned, Sinister Performance built.

FLI has established a partnership with Sinister Performance who is a modern Mopar speciality shop located next door to FLI.  This very cool 2006 Dodge Charger Daytona Edition car was built by Sinister Performance and custom dyno tuned by Fine Line Imports using the Diablosport CMR software.  This customer came from Nevada to have all […]

FLI Tuning Trip to Hong Kong in 2011

FLI was contacted by a couple customers in Hong Kong in 2011 for some custom tuning services. There were two cars, one 2002 JDM-Spec Subaru STI Version 8 wagon complete car (right hand drive) fitted with a Link G4 plug-in stand-alone ECU, and the other car was a 2006 JDM-Spec Subaru STI Version 9 complete […]

FLI Tuned / Sinister Performance built, 2008 Jeep SRT-8 Turbo, 553 wtq, 422 whp @ 7.5 psi

This Jeep SRT8 has a long list of shops that originally built it, before it arrived at Sinister Performance who solved all the issues.  Sinister Performance is a Dodge speciality shop located two doors down from FLI.  We have established a great relationship over the years and Sinister is the premier Dodge performance and OEM […]

FLI Equador Tuning trip #1

 Last February I was flown to Ecuador to tune a couple of fully-built Subaru STI’s for a good customer. The owner of both cars is a championship rally driver who has toured Europe and South America with his Mitsubishi EVO V Group N rally car. Jorge, his best friend, is the co-driver. This was my […]

1972 Datsun 240Z Fitted with a Built Toyota 2JZ engine, Tuned by FLI

This customer’s car is a unique one. This is a 1972 Datsun 240Z with a built Toyota 2JZ engine running a large single turbo.  The brain of the operation is an AEM Series 2 stand-alone ECU which FLI provided a custom tune for.  On 91-Octane and 17 PSI max, this very light car put down […]

Project 2009 SRT8 Challenger Gets Blown!

Power update: Bill the owner of this 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT/8 decided 448 WHP was not enough power for him, so he decided to go with forced induction. A Magnacharger supercharger system was ordered, and installed along with a Snow Performance methanol injection kit. Given the previous modifications, FLI stepped down the pulley size on […]

509 WHP 2009 Dodge Challenger RT fitted with a Sinister Performance Stage 3 Power Package

Building on a partnership with Sinister Performance (a modern Mopar performance shop) Fine Line Imports was commissioned to tune one of Sinister Performances Stage 3 power packages for this 5.7l Dodge Challenger RT. This kit consists of a ProCharger Stage II Intercooled system, 85mm Throttle Body, custom ground Sinister Performance Forced Induction Profiled Camshaft, Borla […]

2011 Porsche Cayman S FLI Tune

FLI tuned a 2011 Porsche Cayman S a few months ago for 9 Elf Motorsports, located in Santa Rosa, CA.  This Porsche was fitted with a Fabspeed cat-back exhaust, header system, and a cold air intake.    Other modifications are front and rear sway bars, and KW Variant 3 coilover suspension system.  Check out the trick […]

2006 Jeep Cherokee SRT8 AWD 6.9-liter Stroked FLI Tune

The latest Sinister Performance modern Mopar car to hit our dyno for a tune was this 2006 Jeep SRT/8.  The SRT/8 Jeeps were only in production from 2006 to 2008. This particular Jeep tossed the stock 6.1L engine in favor of a 427ci stroker motor.   Along with a cat-back exhaust, intake, cam, and custom FLI […]