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Old 04-25-2008, 06:23 PM   #1
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fuse #46-should i keep it in or take it out?

This Sunday I'm going to Watkins Glen Racetrack for a road coarse test drive. And i'm wondering if i should keep the fuse in for the abs and traction control or should i just take it out so they can spin freely? i think i should leave it out but i just want to know what you guys think.


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Leave it on!! its no fun when you brake to hard and the back end slides forward!
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Definitly leave it in, but turn it off with the switch... it wont completely kill the TC but it will make it better to drive.
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leave it in. with it removed, the brake bias is 50/50 and your ABS will NOT work.
both of these arent very good to have.
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ok so the decision is made that im gonna leave it in. thanks guys. i cant wait for sunday its gonna be sooooo much fun.
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one thing to think about. The tc delete switch factory on the car can be pressed and the cluster icon will appear. Now the system will allow a little more spin than but still have TC on. I tried to hold the button in for a few seconds that had some reaction with the light but TC was still on at launch. I dont know if anyone has figured it out about the hold down but anyway... I installed the delete switch in the how-to. This disables the fuse and turns off abs- 50/50 brake transfer. NOT SAFE!!!! But i launch with the switch off and turn the switch back on before i use the brakes and have never had a problem. I would not try to turn the abs back on while on the brake but someone might have.
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Saftey first, leave it in.

Isnt there a traction mod on here? I though i read one where the guy cut the wire to the sensor, and spliced in his own switch.


Or am I dreaming, cause I thought that wire also controlled abs?
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I take out my fuse every time I race Street or Track, and you will notice a difference. I have gotten on the brakes hard with the fuse pulled and yes the rears lock up 1/10th of a second before the front does. so it's just like driving a car without abs and traction control.
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one thing to think about. The tc delete switch factory on the car can be pressed and the cluster icon will appear. Now the system will allow a little more spin than but still have TC on. I tried to hold the button in for a few seconds that had some reaction with the light but TC was still on at launch. I dont know if anyone has figured it out about the hold down but anyway... I installed the delete switch in the how-to. This disables the fuse and turns off abs- 50/50 brake transfer. NOT SAFE!!!! But i launch with the switch off and turn the switch back on before i use the brakes and have never had a problem. I would not try to turn the abs back on while on the brake but someone might have.
the abs system re-initializes without a ecu restart?
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^correct
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