How much is a custom tune by a professional? Expect to pay $100-$150 per hour for the dyno time. Your tuner’s fee depends on their level of experience and pricing. Tuners generally charge $100-200 per hour for their time. The amount of total tuning time depends on the tuner and the amount of time you wish for them to tune your vehicle. Most tuners can get your vehicle within 90-95% of its maximum power within 1-2 hours.
What gauges/tools are important if I wish to tune my own vehicle? These are considered the “must have” tuning items:
a. Wideband O2 sensor/gauge
b. EGT gauge
c. Boost gauge