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Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Slowvxss, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. Slowvxss

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    Hi I own a VX SS auto, it has had a mafless tune done and I still get beaten by V6 commodores, PLS help.
     
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    What diff gears? How long since the trans has been serviced? My V6 ute should have no hope against an SS, i have rockers, CAI, Pacies and tune but an SS should **** all over my bus, even lugging the extra weight of a VX.
     
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    Factory diff gear's, transmission has issues, the cars that are beating me are l67s.
     
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    A sluggish trans will slow you down for sure. Sometimes a service brings them right, other times are are just too old and need an overhaul. I'd start by fixing the trans before looking at other mods.
     
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    3500rpm histall will sort it, Ls’ love to rev. L67 make all their right power off the bottom. Diff gears keeps the ls happy too - 3.46 is one of the better ratios for the ls and quite cheap compared to other ratios. Currently have 3.9’s and happy but 3.46’s for my next ls project already lol
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
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    Have u done Otr intake and exhaust mate?
     
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    Sounds like you may have to improve your auto starting technique. Left foot firmly on the brake and right foot on the accelerator. Before you are going to take off, you need to "stall" the trans by pressing down on the accelerator for a second or two, while still holding the car stationery with the brake pedal. When lights change, take your left foot off the brake pedal and press down fully on the accelerator.

    Don't "stall" the trans for more than a couple of seconds, or press down too far on the accelerator, or you could damage the trans. You need to experiment on the length of time for the "stall" and also how far you press down on the accelerator, to minimise wasted wheelspin.
     
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    Yeah it had them on it when I bought it.
     
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    Hahahaha the joke's thread is elsewhere.
     
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    You might think it's a joke, but you'll take off like a rocket.
     
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    I was laughing about the comment above, I know how to launch a car.
     
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    If your trans has issues that would be the 1st place I’d be looking mate, then things like a hi stall, diff gears 3.46 from a manual ss would be a good upgrade if you’ve got a bit of coin then supercharger
     
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    I'd be checkin' the loose nut behind the wheel.
     
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    I'm going to get the auto rebuilt if I can find someone to do it, will change the stall to a 3500 like EYY said, a supercharger would be nice but to pricey at the moment.
     
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    Are you in the north or the south? Harry is the best in the state but he is not taking on any more work. @Dylan kingswood knows a bloke down south.
     
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    I'm on the east coast in Orford
     
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    I can rebuild it for you if you want I'm in Hobart.
     
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