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Old 09-21-2008, 08:59 PM   #57
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running great! Got about 1,000 miles on mine now, many of them pretty hard miles (i dont drive like grandma...).

my ECU strategy is a little funky (1m19) so we havent been able to defeat all to the CEL's with the tune... im gonna try to wire some things out but i dunno how its gonna work out. So I still have 5 CEL codes. Depending on your ecu strategy this shouldnt be a problem for an SCT dealer. But if you go the route of just getting an mtx ecu, then you definitely wont have problems!

also my tune is a little funky, it takes a hundred miles or so to learn the new idle strategy without the load of the torque converter on the engine, so the revs hang/climb to 2500, but it goes away after a while (about 100 miles after loading a tune) and runs like a normal mtx car.

also I think some of the syncros on the trans I bought are shot, sometimes it wont let me go into 4th no matter how hard i push and sometimes not 2nd, so im thinking the previous owner didnt know what rev-matching means...

other than that it is running great, won 1st in class at autox a few weeks ago!

I definitely recommend the Exedy OEM replacement clutch from Focussport, this thing can hold up to some abuse...
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