GM Level 1 Complete Learning Set

The Tuning School


The Tuning School

This is our most comprehensive learning system yet. It features the GM Level 1 printed course using HP Tuners (for GM Gen III/IV engines) along with the online learning companion.  ONLINEThe GM Level...

This is our most comprehensive learning system yet. 
It features the GM Level 1 printed course using HP Tuners (for GM Gen III/IV engines) along with the online learning companion. 

The GM Level 1 Fundamentals and Tuning Process Online Course is a companion course, designed to provide a supercharged experience for every student who is learning at home. 

In 10 comprehensive sessions, you are guided through the materials as you learn a step-by-step tuning process for Gen III/Gen IV engine GM vehicles. 

Your Companion Course includes:

  • Almost 10 hours of teaching and lectures
  • Over 20 additional resource videos
  • Bonus session on Basic Engine Fundamentals adding additional teaching on internal combustion, airflow, induction, fueling, spark, and knock
  • Exclusive access to our private online support community
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Multiple articles, quizzes, and practical self-assessments

The GM Level 1 printed course will teach you a step-by-step tuning process for Gen III / Gen IV GM vehicles with the following vehicle modifications: bolt-ons, heads/cam and forced induction. You can tune with confidence knowing that we have developed a safe, effective and repeatable process for you to follow. We also include one year of technical support to guide you along the way as needed.

  • Learn to tune using HP Tuners 4.X  software specifically on Gen III & Gen IV LS vehicles (for an overview list of engine types, see below)
  • Topics include:
    • The basics of how to use the HP Tuners software
    • What tables need to be changed for your tuning needs
    • What the tables mean, how to understand them and how to adjust them properly for your vehicle modifications
    • The correct order of tuning, such as when to adjust fuel, spark, etc.
    • Separate guide for MAF & VE tuning (covers Virtual VE)
    • 4 Speed Automatic Tuning Guide
  • Learn a safe and effective repeatable process that you can use over and over again for three different vehicle modification types:
    • Bolt-ons
    • Heads/Cam
    • Forced Induction

Printed course includes:

  • 336 page full color manual written in a process-oriented format for safe and effective tuning
  • 60 page separate full color manual on MAF and VE Tuning & Now Virtual VE is included.
  • Laminated checklists for quick reference on the tuning process for each vehicle modification type (bolt-ons, heads/cam, forced induction)
  • Access to digital download with example tune files that guide you through the changes made for certain more complex tables
  • One year of technical support through our Online Ticket System
Our course material is based on late model GM LS and Vortech Vehicles. This includes the:

LS1, LS6, LS2, LS3, LS7, LS9 and LSA. 

Vortech V8 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L, 6.2L and 8.1L ranging from 1998 to 2015. 

What it is NOT directly covered by the course material: 
Direct injection (which is covered by our Gen V course)
4 cylinder and 6 cylinder application 
Ecotech Engines   
Front wheel drive LS4's 
Northstar V8's 

To view some excerpts and examples from the course click here

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