[V8] V8 kickdown

Buchholz, Steven Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Tue Aug 23 21:52:17 EDT 2005

... even though I've got two MT cars, for some reason I've collected a
couple TCUs over the years ... I've got one from a '90 with the old
programming and one from a '91 with the new programming (I think I might
even have a TCU that was claimed to be from a Euro model).  AFAIK the
only difference is the EPROM ... if someone wanted to experiment (no
warrantees on my part) I would be willing to whip up some copies of the
old/new code.  

If there's any interest I can dig further ... I think I posted what I
had some time in the past ... but it was probably from before the
archives got trashed ... 

Steve B
San Jose, CA (USA)
> BTW, I asked the local dealer about the TCU firmware upgrade, and they
> said they couldn't do it.  (Didn't want to is more like it). If you
> put the SEM switch in M and put it in D, your tranny will do 3 quick
> shifts if you have the newer firmware and will lug and chug in 4th if
> you have the older firmware.  Not sure if the shift points are any
> different.

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