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Old 01-23-2008, 12:07 PM   #21
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lol @ glamor plot

But i dunno Ben, i know many people who have had their cars tuned there just fine and i know Ed is a good tuner.
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Old 01-23-2008, 12:54 PM   #22
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Nothing against Ed. I've had my car there (when it was an FMU and MSD piggy set up). But if you really want a good EMS tune on your car, then you need to see someone with a loading dyno. Like DIY Autotune In Suwannee. There's also a guy in Buford with a Mustang.
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Old 01-23-2008, 02:34 PM   #23
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you can tune it pretty close on any dyno, take it to the street to check. Sure having a loaded dyno will make it easier, since you can lock it to a rpm and tune every load row, but it's not required to get a good tune and a safe tune.

Having been on both dynos, I prefer a loaded dyno... but since we own a dynojet manufactured sometime around the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction Event, we make due, and we make good power and the cars have good drivability on the street.
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Old 01-24-2008, 12:11 AM   #24
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my 99 motor with gt2560r is making 271 to the wheels at 14psi, that's well over 300 to the crank if we use the standard 15-20% drivetrain loss. thats a stock 99 bottom too. cr 9.5:1

and that's street tuned. one of these days i'll get in on some dynapaks and see what we can do. maybe even DIY in the spring.
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Jerry picked up 4hp and an average of 8wtq across the entire powerband going from an inertia "tune" to a load-based tune. Same boost level, just more power everywhere.

Go see Jerry.
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