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Old 10-05-2007, 05:56 PM
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First tuning experience...

Well, over the last 3 weeks I've been playing around with my first tuner, the Superchips 1706 Max Micro. I got it for a deal...didn't pay some crazy $400 dollar price, no worries. It's kind of a pre-lim before I go the SCT route. I've been running the Performance setting...supposed to be 105 HP/160 FT LBS. The only clear running I got around here is on the Interstate. So I've been doing runs there. Been getting a nice little cloud of smoke with the Performance setting. These are the specs that I see at WOT running through all the gears up to about 100 mph: Pyro max 1250, 30-32 psi boost, max rpm 4000 or so. Feels like a whole new vehicle. I used to have a Silverado pickup for hauling and a '93 C4 Vette for fun stuff...now I feel like I have the best of both worlds in a 4 ton hunk of steel. Only thing that has me scratchin my head is that the truck doesn't feel much more powerful at slow in town speeds...it seems to climb hills a little easier, but I definitely can't tell a real power difference unless the boost is on and I'm getting past 1/2 or more throttle. Anyway This is cool stuff. The SCT will put an even bigger grin on my face I'm sure.
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Old 10-05-2007, 06:00 PM
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no doubt yur just getting a tinny taste of whats to come1
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wow dude - I can't believe that the Superships is feeling that good! I can't wait to have a chip and I bet you can't either!
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are you using analog gauges for your readings on the boost and egt's ???

i see max boost around 30psi w/my sct, but only in higher gears with locked t/c, around town most boost is usually around 22-24psi.

as far as egt, there is a lot more power to be made because my LOW street settings on the sct will hit 1250 in a heartbeat, and can reach 1500

on my PERFORMANCE setting i can hit 1400 easily on the street without even trying. and the thing is a rocket. even around town, it is MUCH more responsive even with very little throttle input.
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