Go Back   Corvette Forum > C4 Corvettes, 1984 - 1996 > C4 Scan & Tune
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read FAQ Vendor Directory
Search
C4 Scan & Tune
Corvette Onboard Diagnostics, Service Advice, Dyno Tuning, Fuel Management, Tuning Software, LS1 Edit

Welcome to Corvetteforum.com!
Welcome to Corvetteforum.com.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, join Corvetteforum.com today!


Corvette Store
 
 
C7 Parts & Accessories
C6 Parts & Accessories
C5 Parts & Accessories
C4 Parts & Accessories
C3 Parts & Accessories
C2 Parts & Accessories
C1 Parts & Accessories
Wheels & Tires
Sponsored Ads
 
 
Vendor Directory
  
Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-28-2012, 10:56 AM   #1
ronniebfla
CF Senior Member
 
ronniebfla's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2009
Location: tamarac fl
Send a message via Skype™ to ronniebfla
Default Straight Up Question re: tuning a LT 1 6 speed

First off to all my mates in the C4 catagory for now being maybe 5 yrs of being a C4 Junkie and 3 of them later and if it wasn't for some of your help and the stickys I would have lost my mind completely, i have always found it thanks to yo'all.

Now my understanding is the purpose of tuning is basicly to suck as much HP/Torque/speed and shift timing and release the top speed limiter. Basicly to optimize every ounce of juice available...

there are many ways to accomplish this correct?
  1. hypertech/bulldog etc 2.DIY 3.SEND IT OUT
but if you have a six speed, your not relying on shift points right? you control it?

can someone just basicly tell me if its worth the 400 bux for a diablo tuner or to even tune it at all when my 94 only has slp 3 pipe induction,
magnoflow cans. everything else is basicly oem.

thanks for your advice and if you can help me to understand the tuning with a 6 speed.
ronniebfla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 12:56 PM   #2
thearborbarber
CF Senior Member
 
thearborbarber's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2011
Location: SE SD
Default

For the mods you have I am going to say no. Not really worth the $400. For a stock engine the factory has the timing dialed in pretty well for a mass produced car.
thearborbarber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 10:40 PM   #3
JackDidley
CF Senior Member
 
JackDidley's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 2003
Location: Database Error Indiana
Default

Not worth it. Watched a guy in an LT1 TA tweak his shift points several times. Ended up getting his best ETs returning it to stock.
JackDidley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 10:40 PM
 
Go Back   Corvette Forum > C4 Corvettes, 1984 - 1996 > C4 Scan & Tune
Reload this Page Straight Up Question re: tuning a LT 1 6 speed
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
speed, tune


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Click for Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DiabloSport InTune Review: my unbiased opinion [work in progress] Random84 C6 Scan & Tune 20 03-31-2013 12:08 AM
local help with hptuner *SoCal* C6BOOSTED C6 Scan & Tune 0 07-08-2012 01:29 AM
My experience with ECS mail order tunes! c5streak C6 Corvette General Discussion 2 08-03-2011 05:19 PM
Ragin' Racin' Tuning with EFI Live!! Randy@RaginRacin C6 Z06 Discussion 0 07-08-2008 01:53 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:32 PM.


Emails & Password Backup