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post #1 of 14 Old 02-24-2008, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
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SCT & torque converter.

Does the SCT have the ability to set torque converter lock up points? I am wondering if any one has a Looney tune with these parameters. If not, does anyone have opinions on the TS Performance torque converter Lock up?
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Yes, the SCT XCal can have the TC locked when you want it....talk to your tuner about changing the points.

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Have you done it? Do you reccommend it? Is it safe with a looney tune? Thanks again DKR.

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Eric does my tuning and I have tried to learn how, but he does so much I got lost and gave up!

I know my race file has TC lock up at a certain gear, off the top of my head I dont remember where.

As far as the Looney, I have never ran that file, so I am not sure if it would help or be OK.

I really haven't answered much, sorry for that! Best bet I would say is get ahold of Vivian when she is available and talk it over with her.

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elite diesel can do it, i have read it on their site. they consider it an option to the reg tune also with EGR delete and other stuff.

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Thanks guys. I'll try and reach Vivian tommorrow. I like to get as much info as I can before I call her. They are always so busy, I just want to know what I'm going to be asking for.
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For some reason DJ doesn't like to lock the converter. Most SCT tuners lock the converter in gears 2-5 on the race tunes. Your tuner can set it up any way you would like.
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For some reason DJ doesn't like to lock the converter. Most SCT tuners lock the converter in gears 2-5 on the race tunes. Your tuner can set it up any way you would like.
720Deere is correct. Call DJ and discuss his opinion of TC lock-up. Other tuners do favor doing this so I guess it is a matter of what each tuner has experienced.

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I need to have mine locked in 4th and 5th or I might as well be driving a stock truck. When spring and summer roll around I'll probably run a race tune daily. IMO, get a tune with it locked in 4th and 5th and 2nd-5th. Some like it some don't. DKR likes to run his race tune daily I believe....as for me....well, I guess I gotta give it another shot.

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I actually run a hopped up XStreet file, almost like my Race, slightly differen shift points.

But I do know several members who run a race file daily!

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Eclipse AVN62D; High Idle Mod; BFG ATs 285-65/20s

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