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Old 12-20-2008, 01:49 PM   #1
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GMPP LNF Tune

Not available for the Cobalt SS until next quarter, GMPP just released a tune for the other LNF platforms, the HHR SS, the Saturn Sky Redline, and the Pontiac Solstice GXP. The most remarkable feature of this tune, besides the substantial performance increase, is the ability of this tune to "learn" a tune for bolt-ons. Basically, the tune is for stock LNF engines, but it will adjust for optimum performance when other components are installed. This tune does not void the factory warranty. Article is by Leftlane.

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Old 12-20-2008, 09:29 PM   #2
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290hp, 340lbs/ft.

And only $650. Wow.
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:58 PM   #3
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290hp, 340lbs/ft.

And only $650. Wow.
Apparently, you and I are the only ones who really feel the benefit of this investment in the LNF. I should add that the Cobalt SS, featuring the LNF, got a time of 7:22 at the Nurburgring. This would make a slightly better time very possible.
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:00 PM   #4
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i was gonna post about this yesterday but was too busy,,,,this is a really really good deal
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:54 PM   #5
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Kinda makes me want to get a Solstice GXP. If only it could handle and the interior materials were decent.
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:56 PM   #6
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For the price you won't find more HP!!

If I had one of the cars it included...I'd be all over this!!
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:27 PM   #7
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how bout they do this to camaro
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:40 PM   #8
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how bout they do this to camaro
It'd be pretty difficult to get those gains from a tune with a non-turbo car
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:40 AM   #9
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It'd be pretty difficult to get those gains from a tune with a non-turbo car


I believe It would be possible, however, to let the Camaro "learn" performance parts tunes. That would be nice.
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:07 PM   #10
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Apparently, you and I are the only ones who really feel the benefit of this investment in the LNF. I should add that the Cobalt SS, featuring the LNF, got a time of 7:22 at the Nurburgring. This would make a slightly better time very possible.
It runs with the ZR1! Wow. Good job little Cobalt!
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:11 PM   #11
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It runs with the ZR1! Wow. Good job little Cobalt!
hahaha I missed that, yep they're pretty much identical
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:51 PM   #12
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It runs with the ZR1! Wow. Good job little Cobalt!
I typed the wrong number. It scored 8:22. As we all know, the Camaro crossed the line at 8:20.
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Old 12-21-2008, 02:32 PM   #13
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I'm so torn recently. Whether I really absolutely need a Camaro SS, or if it would just be fiscally smarter for me to go with the Cobalt SS/TC or GXP Solstice. The problem is that I hate front wheel drive (my current Cobalt is my first, and hopefully last, experience with that) and I hate convertibles. The upcoming hardtop version should solve that one though, but a new one would be nearly as much as a new Camaro. Plus, as much as I love those two cars, I have been in both and they just don't seem nearly as well put together as the Camaro. Then again, after driving an 01 WS6, I severely need V8 rear wheel drive performance again. So torn...
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Old 12-21-2008, 02:40 PM   #14
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I'm so torn recently. Whether I really absolutely need a Camaro SS, or if it would just be fiscally smarter for me to go with the Cobalt SS/TC or GXP Solstice. The problem is that I hate front wheel drive (my current Cobalt is my first, and hopefully last, experience with that) and I hate convertibles. The upcoming hardtop version should solve that one though, but a new one would be nearly as much as a new Camaro. Plus, as much as I love those two cars, I have been in both and they just don't seem nearly as well put together as the Camaro. Then again, after driving an 01 WS6, I severely need V8 rear wheel drive performance again. So torn...
I'm in a pickle, too. I really want a Camaro or a Corvette. I love the Corvette's lines, but the interior of the Camaro is so glorious. I've never had a RWD car, so either would be great. Both would outperform my current car by so much that I would be very happy. :seesaw: Until further notice, I'm sticking to the Camaro, but a lucrative Corvette deal may steal me away.
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Old 12-21-2008, 03:13 PM   #15
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I'm so torn recently. Whether I really absolutely need a Camaro SS, or if it would just be fiscally smarter for me to go with the Cobalt SS/TC or GXP Solstice. The problem is that I hate front wheel drive (my current Cobalt is my first, and hopefully last, experience with that) and I hate convertibles. The upcoming hardtop version should solve that one though, but a new one would be nearly as much as a new Camaro. Plus, as much as I love those two cars, I have been in both and they just don't seem nearly as well put together as the Camaro. Then again, after driving an 01 WS6, I severely need V8 rear wheel drive performance again. So torn...
That's exactly how I feel too! You can make a FWD car as fast and nimble as you want, but there is still an inherent problem with FWD. And the Solstice and Cobalt SS just don't offer the level of refinement and quality the Camaro does.
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Old 12-22-2008, 03:11 PM   #16
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Well it came down to a practical financial decision for me- but I gotta say- I LOVE my Cobalt SS. And I'm secretly putting away money so my wife won't kill me when i get the upgrade.

A combination of reduced work benefits and watching all my retirement stock go in the crapper made a 21,500 car much much more attractive than a 28000+ vehicle. Turns out I'm pleasantly surprised-gotta lot more than I bargained for.
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Old 12-22-2008, 06:39 PM   #17
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I had 2 CobaltSS's, that's how much I enjoyed driving this car.
I had an 05 & 07. The 07 did have slightly better quality and the
new ones are even better.
Yes it is a Cobalt, understand this when you buy the car and all
is well.
No problems with either except the boy totalled the 07.
Hit a Mazda 3 at 110 and walked away.

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Old 12-23-2008, 01:44 PM   #18
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I am definatly getting this when it comes out then i'm gonna bolt it up imo they shoulda just let the car learn the boltons stock cause it would've boosted the aftermarket from the getgo but now that the aftermarket companies have heard about this they've been on their game.
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:49 PM   #19
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I typed the wrong number. It scored 8:22. As we all know, the Camaro crossed the line at 8:20.
Good lord you really had me wondering on that one. I thought the world had ended. Whew!
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:53 PM   #20
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Good lord you really had me wondering on that one. I thought the world had ended. Whew!
lol why cause a cobalt would've stuck with the zr1 haha maybe it was a factory freak
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:55 PM   #21
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it's nice & all that the Cobalt can do that... props to the guys responsible for it. i, however, will never buy one - especially over a Camaro. not only do i hate the body style of the Cobalt, but i really don't like driving FWD cars. something about it just feels awkward. when i do get my Camaro, i'd love to run the two against each other just to see the outcome, though.
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Old 12-23-2008, 03:10 PM   #22
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the big gains come from dialing up boost
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the big gains come from dialing up boost
I'm pretty sure Hahn Racecraft has already gotten 12's from their TC without even touching the boost. It's going to be insane when they start tinkering with that though.
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