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VGT Vane Cycle

For you guys out there with the VXCF9 flash that cycles the vanes how often do they cycle? Does anyone know what triggers the command to cycle? I had Matt write me a tune to cycle vanes on my VXCF4 strategy and sure enough he pulled it off but I cant figure out whats triggering a cycle and there is definitely no pattern to it.

Very hands on with my truck just tryin to figure everything out. thanks

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Length of idle time in park triggers it

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mine will cycle sitting at a stop light

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He mustve wrote it that way then.

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Mine cycles at stop lights to. Mine seems like it does it all the time. I don't remember it ever not doing it.


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Mine cycles at stop lights to. Mine seems like it does it all the time. I don't remember it ever not doing it.
Did the MKM write that into your tune? Which tunes from MKM are you running?

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my factory VXAP2 strat on my 04 cycles the vanes like VXCF9. Stopped at a light, in park, or rolling slow in reverse with no throttle - vanes are cycling.

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how can you tell when it cycles

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You can hear it if you listen to your exhaust. You'll hear the turbo hiss/whistle get louder as the turbo cycles.

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I have VXAP1 and mine cycles in park during idle. Never heard it when in gear.

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Autometer gauges:
Pyro, boost, fuel pressure
Edge insight cts
Bulletproof EGR cooler (Blocked off)
Oil cooler rebuilt
Coolant filter
Delvac EC-1 ELC
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SCTx3 Tunes by Innovative and Gearhead
Swamps 58v FICM
High idle mod
SRW front wheel conversion
ARP head studs

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