Check out this article for when you're planning to modify your LTG powered Cadillac ATS or Chevy Camaro
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How to use our HP Tuners interface rentals/remote tunes. While we offer many different types of tuning, our favorite and most preferred is remote tuning (and logging) your individual car. This is a checklist of all the steps of how to upload a file, scan, and make revisions all through the HP Tuners software that we use.
3800 Naturally Aspirated Top 5 Mods.
Plan out the mods for your NA 3800 Build.
Car specific Oil recommendations and general oil information.
Car specific Spark Plug recommendations and general Spark Plug Tech information.
3800 Supercharged Top 5 Mods.
Plan out the first few mods for your Supercharged 3800 Build.
First of all, not all cars are the same, some you can get more aggressive with and some you cannot.
The first mod is usually our ZZP 1.0 pcm file. It will adjust many things to improve the cars performance and should not have any effect on fuel economy or emissions.
The following is a build up for a stock supercharged car that will bolt on about 50hp and add around 2+ MPG. You must add a bolt in the ZZP downpipe or UBend Delete to make the list below safe. If you have a 04+ Supercharged Monte Carlo or Impala, then you would want to … Continue reading Build Sheet For a L67 Series II Supercharged Car
Q: What is Knock Retard? Knock Retard (hereafter referred to as KR) is the response from the PCM to cylinder detonation. KR is the measure of the number of degrees of overall ignition timing advance that must be removed from the engine to prevent detonation from continuing, protecting the engine from damage. Q: What is … Continue reading About Knock Retard (KR)
The current ZZP heat exchangers are the best solution available on the market! They cool better, hold more water, and offer advantages not offered by any other unit! Below you will find technical data on our heat exchangers: Water rows ZZP has 14 water rows @ 28 x 2.25 x .08″ OTT Gen 2/FB/China has 11 water … Continue reading Heat Exchanger Information and Comparison
With so much talk about what to buy, we figured an appropriate topic would be about which mods not to buy. Not buying the wrong things can be just as important as buying the right things. There are plenty of people with a lot of money, and there are plenty of companies selling mods, yet … Continue reading MODS You Don’t Need
Can I install a bigger supercharger for more HP? Not really. The size of your supercharger is not what’s holding you back. For those that just asked the question, we’re done. If you want to know why, read on: The roots blower found on our cars are very good at moving air, but not very … Continue reading Can I Install a Larger Blower for more Horsepower
The stock Throttle Body can be restrictive even on a stock engine. The factory installs a screen in the inlet of the Throttle Body to straighten the air as it travels into the MAF sensor. This provides a smoother idle and more consistent fuel delivery. This screen disrupts the airflow, for Maximum performance it can … Continue reading FREE MOD: Throttle Body Screen Removal
A.N.S.I. is an acronym for American National Standard Institute, which is an organization that promotes standards of conformity in the manufacturing industry. The A.N.S.I. has a published standard for V-groove belt and pulley design. These are simply the standards of conformity by which belt and pulley manufacturers can be assured of mutual product compatibility. When … Continue reading ZZP vs. A.N.S.I Groove Design
The factory does a poor job of grounding the battery to the chassis. By fixing this you can increase the performance of your electrical system. You can fix this issue by performing the following steps: 1) Remove the ground wire from the battery to the chassis using a 10mm socket. … Continue reading FREE MOD: Ground Wire Upgrade
Much debate still lingers about the standard CAI box vs. a FWI system. It is well known that maximum performance out of a combustion engine requires cool air. This means designing an intake system that brings in as close to ambient as possible. With these thoughts in mind, many people are drawn to a FWI. … Continue reading Intake Designs, Airflow Testing, and Theories