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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-13-2011, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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Lightbulb Dyno Tune Results 08 GT 500

I'll try not to sound too ignorant or foolish to everyone.

09/30/011 Dyno Shop Day

Shop: http://www.higginsfordperformance.com/

Car: 08 GT500 Red/White stripes
Miles, 7,500 ish (1st run set, 3 pulls, Sep 30th)
Interior: Shelby Kicker sys. (The big upgrade kit they sell)
Under the Hood: Steeda 114mm intake
FR 63.5mm TB
Exhaust: FR SVT 1's
Rear end: FR Girdle
LCA's, J&M Extreeme,
SWARR Bar (This is a really nice piece of work)
Tuner: SCT X3 or SF (Not sure, SCT for +)
Tune: Bama Tuning
MPG: 11.5-13 city 21-22hwy

Days Results: 505 RWHP 469 tq 9# boost 3 runs total

I was a little dissapointed in the #'s. My tech told me they very good for the almost nothing mods as he called the above.(He's used to whipples and such)
But the test ride resolved all my issues and changed my mind.
Ran GREAT!!

10/07/011 Dyno Shop Day Again

All from above with the addition of
VMP 2.59 Pulley Kit (stock look), 90mm idler/tensioner

Days Results: 534 RWHP 513 tq 14# boost 2 runs total

These #'s my not be record settting #'s,
BUT they sure feel,,well, I smile much more now...
MPG: 12-13 city 19.5-21 hwy (Before dyno tune)
16.5-18 city 21-22.5 hwy (After dyno tune)
Miles, 7,950 ish (1st run set, 2 pulls, Oct 7th)

This automobile is very strong, a dream to drive.Accelerates faster than my bike;

http://www.higginsfordperformance.com/

This beast is a blast to drive, smooth-strong-comfortable-G-forceable

http://www.higginsfordperformance.com/
Tommy owns it,(1 of his personal rides is a 03 Cobra w/850+ to the rear wheels)
Ray is the tune/run man,
These are great guys.

VERY pleased with the amount of diff the pulley made,Lucky combination of parts
I guess.

MPG:
16.5-18 city 21-22.5 hwy (Before dyno tune)
18.5-20 city 22.5-23.5 hwy (After dyno tune)
Tune: Higgins Ford Performance Tuning

My hat is off to guys in Douglasville Georgia..
I have more work scheduled to be done..
My goal was 650. Realistic goal 601+ rwhp 550+ tq
It's SCARY fun to drive.


Thanks folks for letting me share...

Big Mac

ps: New name for the Shelby, (The Red Rocket) LOL

2008 Red w/White stripes, Bangastang Radiator cover, SWARR Bar for rear end, FR rear end Girdle, JLT 123mm, X-cal 3 tuner, 2.59 VMP pulley, FR 63.5 CJ TB, FR SVT1's, Lethal's X pipe w/hi flo cats, Sub Frame connectors (bolt in), J&M Extreme LCA's, FR front brake cooling duct kit, Drake Short throw, Dyno stats 571 rwhp 580tq (07/06/012)
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Re: Dyno Tune Results 08 GT 500

nicely done
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Re: Dyno Tune Results 08 GT 500

Congrats and 525-535 is exactly what you'll do with a pulley, intake and a tune on a 07-09.

You want 650?

I can solve that problem for you in less than two hours.


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Re: Dyno Tune Results 08 GT 500

38% improvement in city mpg?????? Cough, no way, cough.

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Re: Dyno Tune Results 08 GT 500

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38% improvement in city mpg?????? Cough, no way, cough.
Thank you sir.
My #'s may be off a little on the mpg.(BUT not by much)
I am sure you realize that most averages are in the middle or lesser with the occasional spike to raise the averages.
These #'s are also w/o doing any playing what so ever.(Driving these cars,that is tuff)

I have a few other things that may help in my quest that are not installed yet.


I am also looking for a stock cat pipe if any one has one....

B.J. I look forward to speaking with you about your solution to my quest..

Thanks
Big Mac

2008 Red w/White stripes, Bangastang Radiator cover, SWARR Bar for rear end, FR rear end Girdle, JLT 123mm, X-cal 3 tuner, 2.59 VMP pulley, FR 63.5 CJ TB, FR SVT1's, Lethal's X pipe w/hi flo cats, Sub Frame connectors (bolt in), J&M Extreme LCA's, FR front brake cooling duct kit, Drake Short throw, Dyno stats 571 rwhp 580tq (07/06/012)
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