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Old 12-02-2005, 03:37 PM   #1
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im getting it tuned for my l67 sawp and i am trying to decide which one. i have heard that intense chips pistons because of too much timing. and i have heard dhp is hard of trannys. which to choose?
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Well, I'm sure the code is a bit different for Bonnies, but I'll chime in, since I've had both PCM'*.

The Intense PCM offered all the features listed on the website, but my timing advance was really high. I was getting quite a bit of KR from it. My top end lagged pretty bad too. It might have just been a fluke.

But last spring I got a great deal on the DHP 1.0, so I decided to try it out. My timing was back to normal and my top end improved greatly. As for it being hard on the trans, it only is when I'm in Performance Shift mode. In normal mode, it is very smooth. But when I'm in the Perf Shift mode, it shifts quite fast, and the skip shifts are a lot of fun too. I like it a lot.
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Why not a DHP powertuner?
Costs more, but you get alot more too. Just my $0.02
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but isnt there a whole lot of things to tune(mess up) with a power tuner?
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but isnt there a whole lot of things to tune(mess up) with a power tuner?
If you know what you're doing, you should be fine (assuming that you do since you're doing a motor swap).
Besides, if worse comes to worse, ask someone who does know (Gearheads).
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true. but i dont have a laptop.
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you could go to the local computer rebuilder (computer wholesalers) and get a laptop for arround $300 or less if you call them and tell them all you want some thing that can run win98 and has a serial port or usb. They might have some thing old still sitting arround you could get cheap. Even check out the flea market or good will you might get one for $75 or less
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does anybody what A/D conversion means on the powertuner site on zzp? all i know is its $100 more
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IIRC it is for data loging another perameter. i.e. wideband, EGT, etc.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Palm-...QQcmdZViewItem

is this kind of the same thing only with a palm pilot instead of a laptop?
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