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Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-13-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By Patrick G
This is correct. Fortunately, this threshold is...

This is correct. Fortunately, this threshold is totally tuneable and can be raised or lowered to suite your traction/launch conditions (through a custom tune of course).
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-12-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By Patrick G
Calibration Verification Numbers are CVNs. When...

Calibration Verification Numbers are CVNs. When the Dealer looks at your tune file, they check to see if the stock CVNs are there. Most modified tunes change the CVN code making it easy to spot that...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-12-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By Patrick G
Care needs to be taken with stealth tunes. Yes,...

Care needs to be taken with stealth tunes. Yes, the CVNs will make your ECM and TCM calibrations appear stock, but your flash counter will have a higher number than stock. Most dealers will only look...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-11-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Patrick G
You can go with tuning software that does not...

You can go with tuning software that does not manipulate the original calibration verification numbers (CVNs) so the modified tunes will still appear as stock. The only issue then becomes the flash...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-11-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By Patrick G
You can modify the traction control to suit your...

You can modify the traction control to suit your driving habits through custom tuning. If you have patience, you can alter the multiple tables to allow the tires to haze, but not overwhelm the...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-11-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Patrick G
This is the right way to do it. You have to do a...

This is the right way to do it. You have to do a ton of data logging to get the spark tables alone right. Heck, I put more than 100 hours in perfecting the VVT cam phasing tables to have them give a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-11-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By Patrick G
I've read these articles over the years. Good...

I've read these articles over the years. Good stuff in plain English. More substance than hype for sure. Thanks for sharing. Not sure how sharing tech articles is worthy of getting your account...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 01-04-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,670
Posted By Patrick G
Absolutely immaculate car and built with the best...

Absolutely immaculate car and built with the best parts! :)
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 01-01-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,708
Posted By Patrick G
One of the biggest benefits to EFI Live is their...

One of the biggest benefits to EFI Live is their ability to modify the Virtual VE tables within the program. I can't tell you how many jacked up tunes I've had to fix on cammed Camaros and Corvettes...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 01-01-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By Patrick G
I'm here on Camaro5 from time to time. So many...

I'm here on Camaro5 from time to time. So many sites to check, but so little time to post these days. While my regular 9-5 job has remained steady, my custom cam business has grown to around 2 per...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 10-01-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By Patrick G
Bump for a super clean, fast truck!

Bump for a super clean, fast truck!
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 09-28-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By Patrick G
2009 GMC Sierra Denali Crew Cab AWD FS, low miles

Photos and additional details here:
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?ct=p&car_id=307482619&dealer_id=66669887&atc_id=AT-1253cffb

Medical bills force sale. Black 2009 Sierra Denali 1500 AWD...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-28-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By Patrick G
Now that Jet knows he can have good driveability...

Now that Jet knows he can have good driveability with a big cam, I think his next setup is going to be BIG! Probably with some forged pistons with valve reliefs so he can run more duration without...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-28-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,200
Posted By Patrick G
Stealth tunes are out there. Putting CVNs back to...

Stealth tunes are out there. Putting CVNs back to stock and keeping flash counters stock, yep, those are out there. Trouble is, the tuners who do this do need to be careful about being too brash...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By Patrick G
Wow, I was just in Nashville last week. Sorry I...

Wow, I was just in Nashville last week. Sorry I missed you.

Glad to hear that the mpg picked up on the highway too Jet. That's always a bonus.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-25-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By Patrick G
There's considerable power and fuel economy to be...

There's considerable power and fuel economy to be gained by revising the cam phasing tables. That's more for the advanced tuners, but once you have the tune as good as it can be, begin mastering the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-25-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By Patrick G
The stock glass pistons can only take so much...

The stock glass pistons can only take so much cylinder pressure before they give up. Jet has added around 150rwhp to when his car was stock. That's a nice gain. To add another 150-200 rwhp on top of...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-24-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By Patrick G
Here is an idle clip of the car running at 900...

Here is an idle clip of the car running at 900 rpm.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SivFLMsV61Y
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-23-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By Patrick G
Jet, The driveability portion of the tune is...

Jet,

The driveability portion of the tune is pretty much done.

Backfiring under load: Gone. Could not be solved with a MAF-only tune like you had previously. You needed the VVE tables to cover...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-22-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By Patrick G
Jet offered to put the 20s back on, but I thought...

Jet offered to put the 20s back on, but I thought it would be better to do a follow-up tune with the same wheels with which he had dynoed before. This way, the gains could be attributed soley to the...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-16-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Patrick G
If you're going to tune your trans, you'll want...

If you're going to tune your trans, you'll want to make sure your ECM tune works in harmony with the TCM tune. It's surprising how many tuners miss making this important connection. The MAF scale,...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-16-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Patrick G
But make sure the transmission temp is between...

But make sure the transmission temp is between 30-50C (85-125F). If the transmission temp is hotter, then the fluid level will be higher and you'll actually drain out too much fluid. This is the #1...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-15-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Patrick G
It may be AFM kicking in and out, but it also may...

It may be AFM kicking in and out, but it also may be the cam going from a retarded intake centerline (sometimes 25 degrees retarded) to fully advanced. The engine has more cylinder pressure with the...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-15-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Patrick G
Readers Digest version: Set your PE multiplier to...

Readers Digest version: Set your PE multiplier to the A/F you want to command, then increase or decrease your MAF airflow (more airflow for richer) to give you the A/F that matches your PE multiplier.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-11-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By Patrick G
True, but if the flashes are stock GM CVN...

True, but if the flashes are stock GM CVN flashes, then it does not necessarily raise the flag. You see, dealers will often flash for TSBs so it's not uncommon to see more than one flash. The...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-10-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By Patrick G
For people who have warranty concerns, they can...

For people who have warranty concerns, they can always get a "stealth tune" that keeps the original Calibration Verification Numbers as the stock tune.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-09-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,517
Posted By Patrick G
JETG, your numbers are strong. Trying to compare...

JETG, your numbers are strong. Trying to compare runs from different dynos is always hit and miss. You might have gained more than you thought. You may have just been on a conservative dyno the...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-09-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By Patrick G
I would respectfully disagree. Everyone I know...

I would respectfully disagree. Everyone I know with a 2010-2011 Camaro has said their tunes made a night and day difference with how well their cars drove. If you have the right tune, it is a world...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-09-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Patrick G
EFI Live is like tuning for nerds. If you love...

EFI Live is like tuning for nerds. If you love being able to tinker with everything, EFI Live is a very powerful tool. With the advent of Autocal, you can now get the custom tuning power from expert...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-08-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By Patrick G
Nice gains. Did you keep the camshaft phaser or...

Nice gains. Did you keep the camshaft phaser or did you remove that too?
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