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Old 01-04-2007, 03:33 PM   #1
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SVT tuned by Tom

It was a sunny and warm january afternoon so I decided to take a little ride in the SVT. I took a short vid in order to show those who are still undecided whether they get Tom's tune or not what difference it makes. My performance mods are only a K&N panel filter, Borla flex-back and the 91 octane tune. I also have KYB AGXs and Vogtland springs for the suspension.




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Old 01-04-2007, 03:47 PM   #2
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mabe its just me but it doesent seem like it improved that much at all. you needed a befor and after.
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91 octane tune???? i thought our svtf's were already 91 octane tuned from factory..... anyways, u should of had an before n after shots, it's pretty hard to compare.....
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It took me a minute to realize that your speedo is in Km.
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Yeah I don't have a before to compare, maybe the video doesn't show it well, but you really can FEEL the improvement, first gear puts you in your seat and it pulls a lot harder around 3000 rpm. In the video I didn't try to get a real good start neither, I launched under 2000 rpm and it still made up for something like 7 s flat 0-60. With my Beltronics accelerometer I was running 7.1 0-60 before and 6.9 after in the rain with a 2.48 60 ft... It's not that much of a pure performance gain because when pushing hard you stay higher than 5000 rpm and it's not where the best gains are. But it's ssooooo better when daily driving, the car feels a lot healthier and throttle response is much improved.
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91 octane tune???? i thought our svtf's were already 91 octane tuned from factory..... anyways, u should of had an before n after shots, it's pretty hard to compare.....
I specified 91 octane because Tom can make tunes for higher octane also.
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I can tell that it picks up faster than it did before especially in the higher RPM range...plus it sounds straight baadass
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I have a video of a pull I did, just for fun, but it was a like 50-90 pull. So that video wont be posted.
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email it to me!
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