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Old 05-15-2005, 10:04 PM   #1
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Do 3800'* suffer more at higher elevations than DOHC multivalve engines or do all cars dog down at high places?
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I think that the PCM can only adjust to so much on any vehicle......As the air get'* thinner in higher altitudes, it prolly dogs down just about anything.
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it prolly dogs down just about anything.
Indeed. Whether or not a forced-induction car gets bogged down more is probably the better question.
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I'd agree with Lakeville. However the PCM should be pretty versatile since they don't change the pcm programming for different locations.
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WEll you look at it this way, you can only lean out the mixture so far before the car really starts to suffer. And I would figure with a blower, it may suffer more because it'* trying to get in so much more air than what the atmosphere can provide.
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I agree with the theory, no doubts there, but i figure high elevation was factored into the programming. At least to a certain point.

What are some of the higher elevations in the country that we have member in?
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I agree with the theory, no doubts there, but i figure high elevation was factored into the programming. At least to a certain point.

What are some of the higher elevations in the country that we have member in?
Your guess is as good as mine. I would imagine they'd go for about 15,000 ft above sea level for a topline....Maybe states something in a FSM about it?
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If you think I'm gettin outta this nice comfy bed to go check the manual ...ur outta ur mind Nate
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If you think I'm gettin outta this nice comfy bed to go check the manual ...ur outta ur mind Nate
Strap on a pair you putz.... LOL

Anyone with an FSM can look it up too. Granted I do think the 05 Lesabre that I think he'* talking about seeing that it was his rental out west is going to be really different from our 95'*, and we're force fed vs natuarlly aspirated.
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If you think I'm gettin outta this nice comfy bed to go check the manual ...ur outta ur mind Nate
Strap on a pair you putz.... LOL

Anyone with an FSM can look it up too. Granted I do think the 05 Lesabre that I think he'* talking about seeing that it was his rental out west is going to be really different from our 95'*, and we're force fed vs natuarlly aspirated.
Well..I know you don't have a manual you putz... otherwise this putz wouldn't have had to crawl in his trunk...lol

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