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Brock said:
I thought you had a problem with that ECU. Did you get another one?

My engine is basically a type-r, I want the the type-r vtec point. Honda put
a lot of engineering man-hours into the calibration. OEM calibrations usually
have the best drivability. I'll try changing the vtec point to 5800 and 6100
and see how it responds. I've got it at 5600 right now and it seems to work
OK. Going lower with vtec actually feels like I loose power. The
engine doesn't really have a lot of power until it hits 6000 rpm.

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Yeah, that k20a3 ecu I got refunded for...I picked up a 'real' K20a ecu on Weds of this week. My car is running pretty decent, very smooth power curve with not a lot of flat spots or dips-according to the butt dyno anyway. I hope to have my Kpro very very soon to really bring everything full circle.

Brock, your ride is tiight. I really want to see it in person! :thumbsup:
 

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Brock said:
Honda put
a lot of engineering man-hours into the calibration. OEM calibrations usually
have the best drivability. I'll try changing the vtec point to 5800 and 6100
and see how it responds. I've got it at 5600 right now and it seems to work
OK. Going lower with vtec actually feels like I loose power.
That is an interesting point of view. I certainly agree that Honda does a lot of research, but they tune cars with different objectives in mind than we have. They want economy, low emissions, and a big safety margin. Anyone who has ever compared a dyno curve with the stock VTEC point to one with a lowered VTEC point can see how muhc extra power and torque you get in the midrange without giving up drivability and economy.
 

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Eric you going to redline tonight?
 

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cool
 
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