Thread: Starting Hptuners

Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst ... 345
Results 81 to 99 of 99
  1. #81 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    SE Level Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Monroe louisiana
    Posts
    145
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Fivefingerdeathpunch View Post
    Infomation on HP Tuners forums is there, you just have to search for it. Or look for similar related things to find answers.

    There are just too many people that don't have a damn clue what they just bought into and want to be spooned everything. The other problem is that too many people try to tune a modded vehicle as the first thing they learn with, they just make it 5x harder on themselves. I learn have to use it with a stock grand prix, then I modded it. Again with a stock GEN 3 LS V8 with my 2006 Sierra and again with my 2010 and now 2012 Silveado's for the GEN 4 computers. It makes everything to much better when the vehicle is stock and you see how everything works when stock.

    I am still learning new things all the time and whats help me is knowing how the basics work. I have never done a speed density turbo setup on a LS V8 before but with all the time spent reading and using HPT on my personal stuff I know a great amount without having done it. I know the all the basic and even help others because I know what the tables are saying and the ways to change them.

    The biggest things I say are to read, buy books to help understand how certain things mean and do. Then if that is not enough they have online training courses and the tuning school that people can attend. Sure it's alot more money but the knowledge you can gain from it is well worth the cost to most people.
    Yes there is some good information on there, but I think they might have moved their servers and all the pictures disappeared. This thread has all the basics in one tutorial instead of searching hours. This is better explained for newbies. I agree with you on starting to tune with a stock vehicle first. It really helps alot.

    Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
    Reply With Quote  
     

  2. Advertisement




  3. #82 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    Turbo is the way to go. Fivefingerdeathpunch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Rogers, MN
    Posts
    20,887
    Thanks (Received)
    10
    Likes (Received)
    24
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    83038
    I would be careful with how you tune the GM V8's, some of the things in this thread don't really carry over too the V8's. They are a whole new ball game compared to a 3800 with limited support and tables to change. Certain things on a V8 computer might end up being bad if you were to change them. I'm on the HPT forum alot and normally look at tunes and try to help out when I can, post up there for question. This site doesn't allow for HPT file attactments, so that why I say that.


    And the pictures here are somewhat outdated or really outdated to say the least but they do show you alot of what you might be getting into. They are since come out with 3.0 and now 3.2 with all new layouts and tables. New scanner functions won't look anything like what is pictured here. Also alot of new "how to's" have been added to the HPT forum in the last few months.

    SMGPFC Member #1
    Reply With Quote  
     

  4. #83 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    SE Level Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Monroe louisiana
    Posts
    145
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Fivefingerdeathpunch View Post
    I would be careful with how you tune the GM V8's, some of the things in this thread don't really carry over too the V8's. They are a whole new ball game compared to a 3800 with limited support and tables to change. Certain things on a V8 computer might end up being bad if you were to change them. I'm on the HPT forum alot and normally look at tunes and try to help out when I can, post up there for question. This site doesn't allow for HPT file attactments, so that why I say that.


    And the pictures here are somewhat outdated or really outdated to say the least but they do show you alot of what you might be getting into. They are since come out with 3.0 and now 3.2 with all new layouts and tables. New scanner functions won't look anything like what is pictured here. Also alot of new "how to's" have been added to the HPT forum in the last few months.
    I'm on 3.2. It's the same mostly. Verified af with wide band. I read on tons of places before finding this thread. I was mostly curious on how to get ve and set maf. This was spot on. All the other tutorial went Over my head lol

    Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
    Reply With Quote  
     

  5. #84 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GXP Level Member 91parkave's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    2,928
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    1
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    258
    Just a a FYI. You can take your old scanner layouts from previous 3.xx and import them. Saves a lot of time
    06 GXP | 222/227 cam/cartuning turbo kit on 8psi/meth/e85 coilovers/ still on stock trans at 130k
    Reply With Quote  
     

  6. #85 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GrandPrix Junkie SgtMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Posts
    4,422
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    16
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    48579
    Quote Originally Posted by 91parkave View Post
    Just a a FYI. You can take your old scanner layouts from previous 3.xx and import them. Saves a lot of time
    some of the scanner functions have changed enough that it has to be completely redone. I wish I could remember which one's I had trouble with.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  7. #86 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    SE Level Member walkure's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Mineral, Washington
    Posts
    56
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    Does anyone have a copy of the images for the tutorial? Photobucket apparently changed their terms of service to not alllow 3rd party hosing without a paid account.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  8. #87 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    SE Level Member 04whitegtp's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Lansing Michigan
    Posts
    56
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    This writeup was for 2.24. Wouldnt help much with the new update.

    Sent from my SM-N920P using Tapatalk
    Using Tapatalk
    Reply With Quote  
     

  9. #88 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GrandPrix Junkie SgtMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Posts
    4,422
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    16
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    48579
    it helped me get the 3.4 setup done, but I had also started it when 2.24 was applicable. without the images, it's even more useless.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  10. #89 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    SE Level Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Monroe louisiana
    Posts
    145
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    Op please upload the pictures
    Reply With Quote  
     

  11. #90 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    Turbo is the way to go. Fivefingerdeathpunch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Rogers, MN
    Posts
    20,887
    Thanks (Received)
    10
    Likes (Received)
    24
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    83038
    He doesn't use this forum anymore, they will be gone forever.

    To me you aren't missing much with this write up, there isn't much to "get" from it. It's all pretty basic with a 3800 computer.


    Set timing and fueling. Drive it, log it and compare it to your commanded numbers, adjust as needed. MAF controls fueling and that's about all you need to know.

    SMGPFC Member #1
    Reply With Quote  
     

  12. #91 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GrandPrix Junkie SgtMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Posts
    4,422
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    16
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    48579
    You can also get help from all the guides on the hp tuners forum
    Reply With Quote  
     

  13. #92 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    Donating User Swiggles's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Quincy, Mass
    Posts
    2,226
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    3
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    1847
    Here's a copy of Gary's tuning guide, it's basically the same thing.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/vneh5ld9rp...uide.docx?dl=0
    No more GP 04 Impala SS Indy:
    Gen V 3.4|FWI|N* TB lq4 MAF|1.9 Modded Rockers|F&R Plogs|ZZP 3" Catted DP|ZZP 2.5" Catback|
    Reply With Quote  
     

  14. #93 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GTP Level Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    Cleveland ohio
    Posts
    730
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    5
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    131
    Quote Originally Posted by TheOtherNick View Post

    After you add the degree dont forget to copy it to the low octane table like before.

    does he mean the temporary High octane table in the low octane spot or the actual low octane that we have to paste back in afterwards?
    2007 Grand Prix GT. Pacesetter headers, 1.8 roller rockers, CAI, HPTuned, 3.4pulley, TEP transmission, DIY ported heads, 90# springs, rollmaster single timing chain, fuel pump rewire, poly mounts/performance suspension, Impala front brakes drilled and slotted rotors.
    Past Grand Prix- 97 GT, 03 GT, 04 GT, 04 Comp G.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  15. #94 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GrandPrix Junkie SgtMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Posts
    4,422
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    16
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    48579
    I don't mess with the low octane table, period. I only ever add timing to the high octane table.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  16. #95 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GXP Level Member GTPpower's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Schuyler, NE
    Posts
    2,746
    Thanks (Received)
    3
    Likes (Received)
    13
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    262
    Quote Originally Posted by rickisrad View Post
    does he mean the temporary High octane table in the low octane spot or the actual low octane that we have to paste back in afterwards?
    The high octane table in the low octane. You want to keep them the same during tuning so it's not pulling different timing parameters from the low octane table.

    2001 GTP - cam, headers, nitrous, stock trans - 11.83 @ 116 <$2k in mods - sold
    2001 GTP Drag Car - XPZ, Tischler heads, NB intercooler, e85, Gen V, 2.3 w/ 5%OD
    2005 F350 6.0 - studded, deleted, bulletproofed, tuned
    1966 Olds Cutlass 442 Convertible
    Reply With Quote  
     

  17. #96 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GT Level Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Bloomington, IL
    Posts
    168
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    3
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    I know this write up is quite a few years old, but is this still a good starting point for a 2005 GTP. My only mods are: ZZP Headers w/ 3in DP and catback, CAI, 180 tstat, and 605 autolite plugs.
    2005 GTP - Headers, 3" DP, resonator, and catback, CAI, 605 plugs
    2016 WRX Premium - Stage 2 E30
    Reply With Quote  
     

  18. #97 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GrandPrix Junkie SgtMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Posts
    4,422
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    16
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    48579
    you should be able to start at the beginning, a lot of the stuff is similar, but not exactly the same. I probably wouldn't mess with the torque management settings unless you aren't worried about damaging your transmission.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  19. #98 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GT Level Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Bloomington, IL
    Posts
    168
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    3
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    0
    Is that for all torque management settings, or just the torque settings for the transmission?
    2005 GTP - Headers, 3" DP, resonator, and catback, CAI, 605 plugs
    2016 WRX Premium - Stage 2 E30
    Reply With Quote  
     

  20. #99 Re: Starting Hptuners 
    GrandPrix Junkie SgtMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Posts
    4,422
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    16
    Dislikes (Received)
    0
    Chats
    48579
    it looks like he does go through the general torque management setting to start with, i'm not sure if I would or would not mess with those. I don't know what happens if you do.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  21. Advertisement




Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst ... 345

Similar Threads

  1. looking at hptuners
    By TorqueAutoMotiv in forum Off Topic Discussion
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 03-14-2010, 10:30 PM
  2. HPTuners question
    By vailskier3 in forum PCM Tuning
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 03-08-2010, 06:24 AM
  3. somebody with HPTUNERS or a programmer?
    By GTPJOE90 in forum PCM Tuning
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 06-12-2009, 10:06 AM
  4. Hptuners
    By minichopper6hp in forum PCM Tuning
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-07-2009, 01:26 PM
Tags for this Thread

View Tag Cloud

Bookmarks
Bookmarks
Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •