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Old 01-16-2003, 12:21 PM   #11
Vishnu Performance
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Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: SF Bay Area, California
WRX Porsche 996
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Originally posted by JohnGalt00
What he was saying is that it's worth 10-20 hp on a remapped ECU. The stock ECU uses the same algorithm to learn, so the trick will work on a stock ECU, just with somewhat less impressive gains
That is correct. The learning ability of the stock ECU on a stock car is somewhat limited. It doesn't take long for it to advance itself as far as its conservative knock correction maps will let it. But it's a good trick to use if you have just reset the ECU and want to get back up to full power quickly.

JimmyOOOOO-- Boost needs to be considerably less than standard base wastegate pressure. Really no choice but to watch the tach, boost and road at the same time. It also takes a steady left foot.

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