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Old 02-24-2010, 09:36 AM
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Hey guys once I get the exact information i will let you know. So what I am looking at is a 1990 mustang gt. Engine with upper and lower edelbrock, heads are the same I believe (non stock), MSD distributor, 1.7 rockers, ARP studs, new gaskets, powerdyne charger with a 9lb pulley. Tranny is a T5 with king cobra clutch, 373 gears, hurst line lock, full exhaust, long tube headers, no cats into 3inch flowmaster dumps. The car has no computer, the computer that was with the car had a diablo chip but was sold, so the guy has been placing the regular factory computer from his other mustang to drive the car. I know tuning is quite expensive, can i use the standard computer for now or will it damage the car. Dyno sheets show 447rwhp. can i just do a fresh tune up and oil change witht he factory computer. I am not lookint to drag the car but just make it a weekend toy. Thanks
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:11 AM
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Yes you can run it just to drive it around but obvously with the s/c a tune would be a good thing to use. Just stay out of the upper powerband and you won't have to worry about possible problems. Our computers are good at compensating for things. I trust it but I still get a tune as soon as you could.
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Old 02-25-2010, 12:05 PM
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+1 i agree!
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Old 02-25-2010, 12:14 PM
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Tune asap, cus its no fun driving under 2500 lol
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Old 02-25-2010, 02:09 PM
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Driving under 2500???? wtf, i had all that stuff done to my car spraying 150 on a stock ecm, for over 2 yrs lol!!! never had a tune..... If i tuned it prolly would have went faster than 7.80`s!!!
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:38 PM
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were you adding fuel to your shot? its different with a blower cus you have to add the fuel in with the blower
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:21 PM
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drive it without a tune. I wanna know how long itll take to blow it up
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by AdderMk2 View Post
drive it without a tune. I wanna know how long itll take to blow it up
Yup running a blower without a tune is different then Nitrous without a tune
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:41 PM
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Yeah it was a wet plate kit!
I have a friend with a twin turbo`d 02 gt had no tune for like 6 months and still drove it, stayed like 6lbs though!!
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Old 02-26-2010, 10:58 AM
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So do you think its ok to drive the car home, about a 2 hour drive
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