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Old 05-14-2012, 03:49 PM   #1
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Default Tuning and RWHP/RWTQ Guesses?

I have a lot of stuff going on to the car right now, and I am wondering if I should get a dyno tune. I have bama tunes already, so I am curious as to if a dyno tune from a good tuner would net me enough power to justify an extra $300-$400. Also, what do you guys think I can make with this setup? If everything goes perfectly, (it probably won't, but we'll see) I will have everything installed this week and be dynoed next week. My NA goal is 350 rwhp.

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Old 05-14-2012, 04:30 PM   #2
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You can get away with a bama tune for those mods, but to maximize the potential of all of those mods I'd get a dyno tune.
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Old 05-14-2012, 04:46 PM   #3
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That's halfway what I was expecting. I'll have to run the bama tune for a month or so while I save up for the dyno tune though.
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320-325 RWHP with a good AM tune, 330-335 with a really good dyno tune. I'd be all over the board with torque depending on the cams and the tune.
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What would I need to do to get to 350? CMDPs alone wouldn't do it, would they?
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What would I need to do to get to 350? CMDPs alone wouldn't do it, would they?
CMDP's won't and many peopple don't care for them. At this point, you're down to the nickle and dime mods; 5 RWHP here, 3 there...

Aluminum DS and lighter wheels will free-up a few more RWHP as will an electric water pump. With the cams, LT's and O/R X, you MAY see some gains with an aftermarket TB but beware; they can be a real pain getting them to function properly. Very few people reach the 350 RWHP mark without some additional internal work.
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I know of a couple places that I could get a gt500 TB and adapter for around $150. I want at least 340 RWHP but my goal for this car as a NA car is 350. Who knows, maybe my car is a freak and I'll be closer than I think with the mods I have now. lol.
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Do you have an aluminum driveshaft? That'll get you more of your hp to the wheels.
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No, not at the moment.
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Depends on the dyno type, and a lot of weather factors ect... As well.
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