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1996 computer
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 3:28 PM
Any one out there reprogram computers for the 1996 cavi for racing purposes?.............Thanks


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Re: 1996 computer
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 5:51 PM
it is the untunable year. youll need to switch to a 97 ecu and engine harness. its all plug and play for the 2.4 and not too much is different for the 2.2. the 97 can be tuned with hptuners.



Re: 1996 computer
Thursday, March 24, 2011 3:19 PM
What about a 1995? Can anyone tune that if given specs?
Re: 1996 computer
Thursday, March 24, 2011 6:43 PM
I wasnt thinking before, its a race car so obd2 emissions dont count lol. you could replace the harness and put a 95 ecu in also. there are ways to tune that ecu like you would with hptuners through software or im pretty sure people can burn chips for them also.



Re: 1996 computer
Monday, March 28, 2011 7:15 AM
97 is easier to tune than 95 since 95 tuning involves pulling the pcm, opening it up, yanking a chip, erasing the chip, flashing the chip, and then putting it all back together. Where as hpt involves plugging 2 things in, turning the key and clicking the mouse.


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Re: 1996 computer
Thursday, April 28, 2011 11:43 AM
true, but 95 can emulate real time!!! and datalog at the same time too.



Re: 1996 computer
Thursday, April 28, 2011 12:02 PM
I have a 95 PCM and wiring harness for sale.



Re: 1996 computer
Thursday, April 28, 2011 2:18 PM
I have 97 PCM and harness for sale. 2.2 auto.




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Re: 1996 computer
Monday, June 27, 2011 2:48 AM
alright guys here it comes , since the 97 computer is modable , dose anyone know if you can swap the computers back and forth between the older to newer car or are the plugs different ??

witch stock computer has the best power tune in it ?
are they inter changeable ?
Re: 1996 computer
Friday, July 01, 2011 5:21 AM
A select few 96 cars came with the correct plug to hook up the 97 ecu without the harness swap but they are far and few between. As far as a stock tune there probably isn't too much diffrence between the 2.




Re: 1996 computer
Friday, July 01, 2011 5:35 AM
Is there a pic of the 97 connector? That would be helpful




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