G'Tech'd my Virgin Bonnie for the first time last night... - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning Talk about modifications, or anything else associated with performance enhancements. Have a new idea for performance/reliability? Post it here. No idea is stupid! (please use Detailing and Appearance for cosmetic ideas)

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-07-2004, 10:53 AM   #1
Member
Posts like a V-Tak
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Bergen County, New Jersey
Posts: 70
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Tjnapster is on a distinguished road
Default G'Tech'd my Virgin Bonnie for the first time last night...

Last night my friend and I G-Tech'd my stock Bonnie for the hell of it. I was expecting a low 17, given the high milage and need for tune up, etc. Well we ran it once and got [email protected] 90.1mph . Isn't this time considered very good for a stock '93 SSEi Bonnie?[/b]
Tjnapster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 11:37 AM   #2
Senior Member
Certified GM nut
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 2,204
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
BonneAlien is on a distinguished road
Default

I'd say thats about normal.. some of the newer L67'* are in the low low 15'* completely stock .. with minimal mods like pulley/intake you can get into the 14'* fairly easy. Is the bonnie your daily driver or somethin? nice t/a!
BonneAlien is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 12:34 PM   #3
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Posts: 7,551
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SSsuperchargedEi is on a distinguished road
Default


This is from the November 1991 Road & Track, it'* for the 92 SSEi. So i'd say the gtech #'* are a bit off. Nice Formula!!!!
SSsuperchargedEi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 12:43 PM   #4
Sol
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 8,909
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Sol is on a distinguished road
Default

But that test is without proper launching probably.
Sol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 12:44 PM   #5
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Posts: 7,551
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SSsuperchargedEi is on a distinguished road
Default

are there any 1320'* in jersey?
SSsuperchargedEi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 01:15 PM   #6
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

There are differences between the 92/93 models. Conditions/launching, etc. can all be factors. Your Gtech can too.

Moving this to performance.
willwren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 02:57 PM   #7
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Holt, MI & Lima, OH
Posts: 3,022
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
dbtk2 is on a distinguished road
Default

I think someone needs to take their Firebird and their Bonneville to a dragstrip and see what they run. It would be lots of fun, and you would have accurate times. Plus, I wanna see the slips from the Firebird.

Shawn
dbtk2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 07:04 PM   #8
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

the difference between the 92 and 93'* are the rockers. with a G TECH, you need to do a few launches to get it to calibrate itself.

RYAN that page looks familiar, lol
also trust me, it takes more that a few bolt ons to run the numbers in the heat of the summer at the track too.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 07:36 PM   #9
Member
Posts like a V-Tak
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Bergen County, New Jersey
Posts: 70
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Tjnapster is on a distinguished road
Default

LOL... The G-tech is working fine (except for the mph which are always high on the Pro'*). Actually, the G-Tech Pro (old model) doesn't need any pre launched for calibration. Just needs to be mounted and leveled correctly (which it was). Also, the Bonnie had an excellent launch, minumul spin with normal shift mode on. Finally, remember, the G-Tech gives a perfect reaction time, unlike the track
Tjnapster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2004, 07:40 PM   #10
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

which do you have?
a pro or a pro comp,
also at the track , if you dont get a perfect reaction time, its the driver'* error, not the tree
  Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
craft night last night +5 pics jwakamud Lounge 1 04-12-2008 01:36 PM
Pictures of a Z06 at a cruise night last night -warning*56k givemebreak Lounge 12 08-22-2004 05:44 PM
Virgin Car - Help me defile it! toxictelevision Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 2 02-09-2003 01:49 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:27 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.