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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-21-2011, 12:15 AM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up Got my synergy dyno tune updated: Boosta Pump, injector and pulley swap.

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493 torque (42 lbs gained)
468 whp (20 whp gained)
On STOCK AXLEBACK- My favorite unmod - This thing is such a sleeper.

Synergy charged me $578 dollars to do the install and updated my tune.
I was calculating to pay less than $400. But, whatever.

Who I really wanted to compliment was Mike @ Haddad. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. Mike has always been very helpful and he even sent Rick the Magnavolt G8 installation instructions including the electric schematics. Saved us SO SO SO MUCH time and errors. Mike is the man! Thank you!

Rick spent about 1 hour of dyno tuning. I thought he would have spent more time tuning but I'm guessing it was dialed in pretty good already and all he had to do was scale the new injectors. I honestly think there is more there.
I can feel the 40 lbs of torque gained. Runs pretty strong! Close to 500 lbs of torque is fun.

I felt like I should've cracked 500 rwhp though. I know I'm being a dyno queen but it's only because I haven't hit the track yet.

Overall I like how the car feels. Now it's time to hit the track with some Nor Cal folks!
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well now, lol what size injectors did you upgrade too? Is this your dd? How does it feel to be at 500hp since some of us wont ever experience it(me). Are your rims bronze?, if so thats a clean setup with the white.let us know how the track goes
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I went with the LS9 52 lb injectors. They are apparently a dream to tune. My car was on and off the dyno in just about under an hour. 500 lbs of torque feels strong. Especially since it's my daily driver It is so mild mannered. Driving home it felt the same as usual. It was when I stepped on the gas that I noticed all that torque on the bottom of the rpms. It just puts a smile on my face all day long.

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are you cammed aswell? I know it does put a smile on your face i get happy when i smash the gas and my car is stock so i know that you slobbing and biting your steering wheel lol. what are the cons if any to your setup?
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No cam just yet. I may get a mild one in the future. Maybe the ZR1 or CTS V cam. As far as cons.. Nothing but pros on this type of setup. It depends on your taste though. I wanted to keep the car as quiet as possible since I have long tubes so I kept the stock axlebacks. With the blower I am probably depriving myself of about 15 more whp and 10 lbs of torque. No other cons except for when it comes time to smg the car in CA, I will have to swap out some exhaust parts and flash back my tune.
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I'll be at Infineon on the 27th RJ. You should come out.


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Thanks Ike. Let's do it. I have to warn you, this will be the first time I go. What time are you heading up?
I may need a driver mod to see what she can really do.
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493 torque (42 lbs gained)
468 whp (20 whp gained)
Very nice numbers! I need to be careful around you... next thing I'll know my fuel system will need an upgrade!

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Synergy charged me $578 dollars to do the install and updated my tune.
I was calculating to pay less than $400. But, whatever.
Labor at Synergy is a bit more expensive, but Rick does good work. You will also find that he does a very good job keeping-up on the tune.

I've stopped-in to get some extra work done (installed BMR sway bar end links) and he had a new tune to put on my car (updated transmission settings) and didn't charge me anything (I don't think he even charged me to install the end links).

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Rick spent about 1 hour of dyno tuning. I thought he would have spent more time tuning but I'm guessing it was dialed in pretty good already and all he had to do was scale the new injectors.
Rick has tuned quite a few supercharged G8's, so it doesn't surprise me it didn't take much to get it dialed-in.

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I honestly think there is more there.
I can feel the 40 lbs of torque gained. Runs pretty strong! Close to 500 lbs of torque is fun.

I felt like I should've cracked 500 rwhp though. I know I'm being a dyno queen
Rick is known for not pushing cars just to get numbers. Both in the tune and on the dyno. How are your tires feeling about the nearly 500lbs of torque?

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Now it's time to hit the track with some Nor Cal folks
Sounds like it is about time!

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Thanks Ike. Let's do it. I have to warn you, this will be the first time I go.
Just as a heads-up you will need a helmet (running faster than 14sec) and a SFI single layer jacket (due to the aftermarket supercharger). The last time I was at Infineon I didn't have a jacket, but they let me go because I had a long sleeve shirt on.

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Thanks for the comments. I'm Excited to hit the track. Unfortunately, I don't have a helmet.
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I'm Excited to hit the track. Unfortunately, I don't have a helmet.
A helmet (Snell SA2005 rated or newer) will be required... there is no way around that. You might be able to borrow one from someone, but with the way they run at Infineon it would be difficult to do it with anyone in the same class as you. I picked one up from Summit Racing for $150 (shipping was very fast).

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I can get you a helmet from my friend in Vallejo at his bike shop for about 100 bucks.


LSA, Pat G DOD cam, RCR TB, 4.5IN Intake/MAF,
CNC LS3 Heads, OBX,
H&Rs, Konis, BMR, Brembos, Slotted/Drilled Rotors
3.27 Gears, 2600 Stall, ZL1 pump, Ice tank
Tuned By Pat G and Luis at RPM Speed Center

Bolt ons Street tires
[email protected] 60ft 1.96 Da 700ft

Cam no stall Street tires
[email protected] 60ft 1.75 Da -200

Stall
[email protected] 60ft 1.66 DA 400ft

Zex 125shot
[email protected] 60ft 1.83 DA 2000ft
second gear launch

LSA 1/4???
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