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Old 02-11-2007, 12:45 PM   #1
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hey guys there is a odd problem with my sabre I CANT SPIN MY TIRES!!!!!!!!! feels like my sunfire had more power what are some steps i can take to spin them right off the line i want to put my foot down and spin them untill the car shifts i have allready done a cai but i just want to spin them i am not looking to go really faster or anything i just want ot be able to do burn outs thats all even with the ebrake down all the way the car still wont do it i have also read the steps for newbs but did not see things that could help me
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Please take a picture of the RPO code label on your spare tire cover so we can see what gear ratio you have.
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F17. You have 2.84 gears. Freeway gears. And your stall on your torque converter is a lower stall than the other gear ratios.

So change your torque converter and final drive ratio, then get a custom PCM. Burnouts galore.
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F17. You have 2.84 gears. Freeway gears. And your stall on your torque converter is a lower stall than the other gear ratios.

So change your torque converter and final drive ratio, then get a custom PCM. Burnouts galore.
a job like that would cost how much do you think - the custom pcm?
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If you have the L36 engine, Intense sells a PCM for the '97 LeSabre. $100.
Trans work would be a lot more pricey though.
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i dont have the mopney for a trans i just had it rebuilt under 2000kms ago the pcm would be my only hope would just getting that done let me spin em?
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i dont see how that is possible? i have a 93 with less horsepower and the same gear ratio'*, and I can spin them from a stop. Its not really a burnout, but they do spin. If I preload, then it will burn the heck out of em.
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Lowrider, you deliver your torque peak at a lower rpm. And tires may be a factor also.

Rogers, until you change your gear ratio and stall on the converter, you won't improve your burnouts by much. Not even with a PCM.

And why on earth is a burnout so important to you?
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i dont see how that is possible? i have a 93 with less horsepower and the same gear ratio'*, and I can spin them from a stop. Its not really a burnout, but they do spin. If I preload, then it will burn the heck out of em.
you L27 him L36

the L27 peaks lower like wren said
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