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Unread postby g3mustang » Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:17 pm

How much of advantage is it going to a holley system Vs tuning stock computer?
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Unread postby decipha » Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:55 pm

none, they both do the same thing
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Unread postby g3mustang » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:51 pm

I have people in my ear that sware it's the only way to go. Lol trying to tell me all the benefits are better the stock computer. That it's well worth the 2k
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Unread postby decipha » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:03 am

unless you need the other options and features it has to offer then it wont make absolutely any difference, it won't make any more power than the ecu you have now

all the engine cares about is the AFR and Ignition Timing it gets, it doesn't matter if gets .75 lambda and 36 degrees from the stock ecu, a holley, a carb, a midget locked under the hood, or from god himself, it'll still perform the exact same

people push the aftermarket ecu's because they're 'more user-friendly' it doesn't take a ford engineer to 'successfully calibrate' one or much know how
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Unread postby red5.0fogger » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:32 am

That's a great answer! Once the fuel leaves the injector is gonna make "powah" as you say!
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Unread postby g3mustang » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:46 am

great response i dont think i need thoughts features. and if i did it would still be cheaper to buy them separate.
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Unread postby decipha » Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:21 am

thats how I feel, and the best thing about using the factory ford junk is that its everywhere, there is LITERALLY 5 mustang ecu's on craigslist right now for under $50

you'll never be able to score a holley for that price
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Unread postby oldeguy » Tue Dec 16, 2014 11:41 am

My "word of mouth" understanding for a Ford dyno tuner guy and others is...stock ECU are good for lower HP engines, once you get into high HP stuff...700-1000 or more HP you need to go aftermarket. Because the stock ecu does not have the speed to handle all the things happening, again, "word of mouth" or hear say! Is this true? or just another myth?
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Re: Holley Vs a9l

Unread postby decipha » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:31 pm

just myth, its not that the ecu cant do it, they just dont know how to make it do what they want
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Re: Holley Vs a9l

Unread postby mpressta » Sat Jul 09, 2016 1:18 pm

the holley is made for home tuning. with data logs and self tuning, and doesn't need chips to tune.
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