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Has anyone gone to B&G Chrysler Specialists in Warren, MI to get their PCM or TCM retuned? And if so, were you happy with the results?
 

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In the thread "PCM & horsepower question", on the third page, member CaptainMorgan mentions them. On their webiste, bgperformancepcm.com , they don't list LH cars specifically, but it seems like they do everything Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep.
 

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In the thread "PCM & horsepower question", on the third page, member CaptainMorgan mentions them. On their webiste, bgperformancepcm.com , they don't list LH cars specifically, but it seems like they do everything Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep.
I've always been under the impression that they are the place to go to get your car tuned since there aren't many people out there that can.
 

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I have K&N CAI, muffler/resonator delete with a glasspack and asp pulley. So it sounds like it'd be worth the custom tune....time to start saving up
 

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I have K&N CAI, muffler/resonator delete with a glasspack and asp pulley. So it sounds like it'd be worth the custom tune....time to start saving up
For those items, it won't benefit you.
Everything you have, the stock PCM can accommodate quite easily.
 

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you seem to be a LH expert shadowvox6, so i'll take your advice and keep the pcm stock. by the way, you still making the 160 degree thermostat?
 

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I just called the other day.

$350 for a calibration

20 hp max. increase and you have to use premium fuel.

Since I was rushed off the phone, I wonder if you get the "special" PCM and have that retured it would be much higher... 242 vs 250/plus/minus

I'd like to try out a calibration from Intertia (they are 20 mins from my place) but from talking to them, the work with B&G to do the tunes anyway, so...
 

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I just called the other day.

$350 for a calibration

20 hp max. increase and you have to use premium fuel.

Since I was rushed off the phone, I wonder if you get the "special" PCM and have that retured it would be much higher... 242 vs 250/plus/minus

I'd like to try out a calibration from Intertia (they are 20 mins from my place) but from talking to them, the work with B&G to do the tunes anyway, so...
Yeah, they go through B&G.
The guy that runs B&G is somewhat eccentric.
Don't be surprised.
 

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$350 for a calibration

20 hp max. increase and you have to use premium fuel.
If you could get a 20hp gain off a tune everyone would have done it already. It isn't happening!
hp = $$$$ and not much is available on the market for these cars
 

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If you could get a 20hp gain off a tune everyone would have done it already. It isn't happening!
hp = $$$$ and not much is available on the market for these cars
Only way to know for sure...dyno the car before and again after.

I had e-mailed Stu at Inertia some months ago about the heads/cam setup and he said B&G would have to do a custom tune since it was a 2001. I had planned on:

heads
cams
larger TB
intake spacer
headers or a high flow exhaust

Problem was...dunno what could be done with the PCM as it was not the Charger/Challenger and the Diablo was not avail for our platform (and never will be), so I don't really know what could be done by B&G to make it run right. Without knowing, it seemd pretty silly to throw $2k + at the car.

So, for the time being I'll just stick with the Asp/K&N and finally installing the 3.89 upgraded trans i have mothballed. I tried the "Special" route but it fell through...
 

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Only way to know for sure...dyno the car before and again after.

I had e-mailed Stu at Inertia some months ago about the heads/cam setup and he said B&G would have to do a custom tune since it was a 2001. I had planned on:

heads
cams
larger TB
intake spacer
headers or a high flow exhaust

Problem was...dunno what could be done with the PCM as it was not the Charger/Challenger and the Diablo was not avail for our platform (and never will be), so I don't really know what could be done by B&G to make it run right. Without knowing, it seemd pretty silly to throw $2k + at the car.

So, for the time being I'll just stick with the Asp/K&N and finally installing the 3.89 upgraded trans i have mothballed. I tried the "Special" route but it fell through...
It is all about timing and mixture. Changing the fuel and spark tables in the PCM...it is not easy work to be sure.
 

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Kenne Bell did for a while. There testing indicated that the HP gain was PRIMARILY at the shift point. This guy claiming 20HP is getting 90% of it by disabling the Torque Sense communication between PCM & TCM. You can do this yourself for free if you have a 1998-2001 LH
 
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