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Old 09-07-2006, 11:53 AM   #58
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2006 Honda El Camino


Originally Posted by WolfPlayer View Post
W00t. Somebody finally said it. There are cam differences between the motors so that does play a roll in the overall AVCS utilized.

In an NA motor you actually want overlap at high RPMs. It helps pull in the new intake charge. Turbo motors are different. However, what Clark *might* be talking about is that the USDM STI boost drops dramatically because the turbo becomes less efficient. AVCS in that area could actually help to create more power. If the stock turbo didn't drop off then keeping AVCS low or zero would be the best bet. However, the stock turbo DOES drop off.

BTW - this is one of the better AVCS discussions so far. It's always helpful when tuners post and start disagreeing because more information is posted. I guess it's time to start increasing AVCS as the turbo gets more inefficient.

Look at some of the boost profiles and AVCS maps for the JDM cars- boost tapers immediately, but I'm guessing that torque doesn't. I'm guessing that by modifying AVCS and changing the VE of the motor, the turbo can run less boost and still make just as much power.

Anyone have any dyno runs of a v7 motor stock?

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