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Old 02-25-2012, 10:14 AM
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i see. i guess i will have to call and annoy them til i get my update! lol.

i have a question for you...the ground wire mod the hemi guys have been doing to their tb's...would that work the same on a 3.7 since mine is also an electronic tb? i plan on trying it but i figured you'd be the guy to ask.
It'd be worth trying- its cheap enough to do but Im not sure if it would be as effective because of the TB being plastic (the holes the bolts go through are probably aluminum though) I suspect it might be better to just do some dynamic grounding.
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:08 AM
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Re: 3.7l performance love

Premium tune is in and running on 93. I noticed a definite difference right away with the throttle response and overall power on the drive home. I wasnt expecting much so this is a pleasant surprise.
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:36 AM
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It'd be worth trying- its cheap enough to do but Im not sure if it would be as effective because of the TB being plastic (the holes the bolts go through are probably aluminum though) I suspect it might be better to just do some dynamic grounding.
What are the principles and benefits of this ground wire mod to the tb?
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:05 PM
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What are the principles and benefits of this ground wire mod to the tb?
Less resistance, better grounding, I suppose a faster transfer of signals from the sensors to the PCM. For the DBW folks it leads to better throttle response. Don't think it'd do anything for cable TB vehicles like yours Chris, although you could always use the TB for grounding anyways. Dynamic grounding has led to small power gains on most vehicles.
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Thank you for the clarification Ryan.
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:30 PM
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Re: 3.7l performance love

Just ordered my hypertech today! Fingers crossed for no issues! The only poor thing I hear is customer service, but the product seems great! Can't wait to plug and play.
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It'd be worth trying- its cheap enough to do but Im not sure if it would be as effective because of the TB being plastic (the holes the bolts go through are probably aluminum though) I suspect it might be better to just do some dynamic grounding.
what do you mean by dynamic grounding? im not very savvy on these things.
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Re: 3.7l performance love

hmm cant your dealership restore your thing prior to the update?
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Re: 3.7l performance love

So one thing I have noticed with the Hypertech programmer for the 3.7L V6 is that you will experience more low end power, and a quicker acceleration from a stop and start, but I have not experienced any additional gains in MPG's.

I am averaging pretty much the same mpg's as prior to installing the programmer, but in the end I purchased it for some extra ponies, which this product has delivered on. It's no V8, but it definitely pulls a lot harder than it used to. It's just nice to have that extra little bit of ooomph when you need it.

I'll have to do some further highway tests and report back with more results. I still haven't had a chance to take it out on the freeway since installing the fastman ported TB either, so I'm interested in how that performs out there as well.
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So one thing I have noticed with the Hypertech programmer for the 3.7L V6 is that you will experience more low end power, and a quicker acceleration from a stop and start, but I have not experienced any additional gains in MPG's.

I am averaging pretty much the same mpg's as prior to installing the programmer, but in the end I purchased it for some extra ponies, which this product has delivered on. It's no V8, but it definitely pulls a lot harder than it used to. It's just nice to have that extra little bit of ooomph when you need it.

I'll have to do some further highway tests and report back with more results. I still haven't had a chance to take it out on the freeway since installing the fastman ported TB either, so I'm interested in how that performs out there as well.
how about dead gears and all that crap? I'm really starting to get fed up with the shift patterns lately, and I'd love to do something about it.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:28 AM
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how about dead gears and all that crap? I'm really starting to get fed up with the shift patterns lately, and I'd love to do something about it.
Shift patterns have seemed to improve a bit, but I still noticed the occassional annoying downshift. All in all though, the driving experience has changed especially with a more responsive pedal response and low end power.
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