HydraFlash is used with our Hydra Chip to load standard and custom tunes to a chip. Please note that HydraFlash is only compatible with Windows computers.Click Here
This simply utility makes it easy to offer your customers securely encrypted calibrations. This helps prevent unauthorized distribution or modification of your calibrations. Simply download and install the utility. Once the installation is complete, run the application, enter the customer's Serial Number from the Hydra Chip™, and then drag the desired files into the file window. The files will be converted from a standard binary (*.bin) file to a Hydra Custom File (*.hcf).
The encrypted files will work ONLY on the designated chip as determined by the serial number.Click Here
HYDRA FIRMWARE V188.8.131.52
This is the latest firmware for the Hydra Chip.
Note: All Hydra Chips manufactured and sold since 2013 have the latest firmware.
DO NOT UPDATE the Hydra Chip unless instructed to do so by our Technical Support staff.
To update, download the Hydra Firmware file to your computer, connect your Hydra Chip, and then run the HydraFlash software. From the [Hydra Chip] menu, select [Update Device Firmware]. Double Click on the filename box, browse to the location of the saved Firmware file, select the file, and then click [Open]. Select [Update] to begin the Firmware update. Once the update is complete, you should be able to load your tunes onto the chip.Click Here
Pegasus is the software needed to download custom tunes to a Gryphon programmer. It is also used to read vehicles and unlock programmers.Click Here
SILICON LABS USB TO UART DRIVER v6.7
This is the latest USB Driver for the SiLabs USB to UART (COM Port) device. This is used by both Pegasus and PhoenixFlash on all the later devices. If you are having a problem with the USB Driver that comes with the installers, please upgrade using this version.Click Here
Power Hungry Performance's Minotaur™ Automotive Tuning Software is the ideal tuning platform for both the professional tuner and the hobbyist. With simple, graphical displays, you can visually adjust fuel curves, timing tables, speed limits, shifting strategies, and hundreds of other functions. Combined with the QuarterHorse™ emulator, this becomes a powerful Live-Tuning platform for the 7.3L Power Stroke as well as most 1988 to 2003 gasoline vehicles. Now with available options for later model F-150's and 6.0L's, you will be able to build your own calibrations to match the mechanical modifications of your truck.
You're welcome to download the software for free and receive a limited function demo license so you can test-drive it! Simply enter the name "Demo User" (without the quotes) when asked and you will be up and running in no time at all.Click Here
RPM VS MPH CALCULATOR
Want to know what gears to choose for your new tires? Or maybe you're just curious how many RPMs you're running at a specific speed. This utility helps you figure all that out. It is set up for the 4R100 transmission, but can easily be modified to work with the 5R110 or any other transmission, provided you know what the ration is for each gear. This is a handy utility for drag racers as well as high speed racers that need to know what their engine RPMs are at in specific gears at specific speeds when figuring out tire and gear combinations.Click Here
This is a SAE Spec formula that determines how Load is calculated by a vehicle's PCM.Click Here
PATS ID AND RESET
For Ford owners, this helps provide proper igntion key and PATS (Passice Anti-Theft System) identification so that you can easily replace keys on your vehicle. PLEASE NOTE - If you do not already have 2 functioning keys, you will need to have a factory service tool in order to reset the PATS system. Otherwise, the vehicle will need to be brought to the dealership or other authorized repair facility to have the keys reset.Click Here
LIVE TUNING VS DYNO TUNING
If you wanted to know the differences between Dyno Tuning, Live Tuning, and Street Tuning, this sums it all up nicely.Click Here
OBDII SYSTEM READINESS TEST
In certain municipalities, vehicles need to be inspected for emissions. If you've made modifications to the vehicle, cleared any Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), or have disconnected the batteries, your vehicle may need to complete a System Readiness Test procedure before you can pass your emissions test. This document outlines the driving conditions the procedure requires to complete test. A very handy document for repair shops and hobbyists alike.Click Here