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      10-06-2017, 12:39 PM   #1
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Hello you guys I had a quick question

I was curious if the car makes more than 320 hp

Would our gauge on our I drive peek to 320 and just stop there ?


I have jb4
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I run e85
And exhaust on map5

And I have never seen the gauge go to full max 320

I get to 315 or so

Does that actually mean my car is not even at 320 hp

Or is the gauge not accurate
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lol. its not an actual measurement of power. it's a dummy gauge.
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lol. its not an actual measurement of power. it's a dummy gauge.
Really? Lol


wow.


well just being curious I never use that shit anyway
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yeah it just measures your throttle/rpm/etc. and calculates a number. i think you can change it via coding as well so it shows more power at full load, but i can't remember if it's an MPSSK sports gauge or an //M sports gauge. i think it raises the max to 400, but then it'll show 400hp at full throttle even if you have no mods lol
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yeah it just measures your throttle/rpm/etc. and calculates a number. i think you can change it via coding as well so it shows more power at full load, but i can't remember if it's an MPSSK sports gauge or an //M sports gauge. i think it raises the max to 400, but then it'll show 400hp at full throttle even if you have no mods lol
Wait, this is all I need to do to get more power? Screw the M stickers!!!
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Do they adjust the gauges when you get the MPPSK?
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It won't recognize your tune. To vastly oversimplify things the tune tricks the car into thinking boost is lower than it actually is, for example, so the car adds extra boost to get to where it thinks it should be. In actuality it's then higher. The sensors (and gauges) won't show any of that.
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Do they adjust the gauges when you get the MPPSK?
yes, that's the one i was referring to. it raises the max to 400hp. you can change it through coding as well.

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yes, that's the one i was referring to. it raises the max to 400hp. you can change it through coding as well.

Does anyone know how to code this?
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Yes Bootmod3 changed it for me when I requested it lol "we were testing it"
My car shows 400/400 stock and we changed it to 480HP 520TQ
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