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Old 10-02-2007, 08:05 PM   #1
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This is with a buttload of tools in the trunk, a full tank, and my fat a$$

I think I'm a bad driver or something. Current mods listed in my sig.

Enjoy my cell phone camera

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Wow, I couldn't see a thing!

But yeah, that does look quite slow... Have you tried scanning for codes?
(IIRC, you have 3.05 gears, right?)
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3.05? sure... yeah probably. I haven't scanned for codes.... just did a tune up though.... new tires.... lessee what else could make it slow
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If it were a S1, I'd say ok, but thats about 1-1.5 seconds too slow for an L36.

Get the crap outta the trunk and try again
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Is there anything about my launch I could have done differently? Did my gears shift when they were supposed to? I would love to know more stuff like that.
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What changes were made to the PCM?

I'd plug it into a scan tool and pay very close attention to timing as well as your knock retard.

If those are good you can start looking at fueling problems.

With no check engine lights, besides a full tuneup, I think a scantool is your best bet honestly.

I dont think it looks that slow for an L36 though.
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Actually Hans...you're right...its not that far off from my 98.

http://s48.photobucket.com/albums/f2...t=DSCN3128.flv

But with the 180 stat, INTENSE PCM and high flow cat, it should at least be .5-1 second faster to 60.

My video represents a severely neglected car too.
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Your shift looks fine. I'd lighten the load a bit. Also did you have trac control on? (does your car even have it?) Tires spinning will cause the car to pull timing.
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trac control? heehee... options.... heehee

But tires spinning is a bad thing? Everyone talks like it'* good What can I do to prevent them from spinning? I revved the engine too high before I let it go, didn't I.... I believe I let it go at 2K RPMs, should it have been more like 1500?
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You want to come as close to spinning as you can, without actually spinning
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