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On Sat, 1 Jun 1996, Speaking of Laptop programmable engine ECUs, Jeremy R
> They can be had from Haltech or Electromotive for around a grand.
> Jeremy R. King
> '86 VW Quantum GL5
> Auburn University, Alabama, USA
> On Fri, 31 May 1996, Kevin Linville wrote:
> > like it in a stick better. The test cars all had ECU that you connect to a
> > lap top for on the fly modifications. I wish my ECU had that option then I
> > could tune for this altitude (and or attitude).
> > Kevin
> > 84 TQC
> > 86 4KCSQ
> > Durango, CO.
All modern OEM ecus also have laptop capability. It's just that
the general public does not get access to the appropriate software and
As for aftermarket ECUs, well, yes, they can be had for a grand
(for the basic ones that don't do nearly as much as the OEM ECUs), but it
takes alot (and I mean ALOT) of time and effort and expertise to calibrate
these things to get anywhere near the drivability of a good OEM system.
BTDT (or should I say, BTTT - Been there, tried that - the results were
Graydon D. Stuckey
Flint, Michigan USA
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II