Re: Went Racing...Tested MP PCM vs. Stock

From: Chad Evans (
Date: Sun Apr 18 2004 - 20:15:52 EDT

Wish I could have been there. that's practically in my back yard. I am only
30 mins away. was working on my truck cornering the issue of my engine code

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From: "Travis Bailey" <>
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Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2004 6:29 PM
Subject: DML: Went Racing...Tested MP PCM vs. Stock

> Well for the very first time in my life I went drag racing! I went to
> Byron
> Dragway, a 1/4 mile track in northern Illinois. It was pretty fun
> although I was one of the slowest on the track. I did take out a couple
> rice rockets however, so the day wasn't lost. Squeezed in 16 runs. High
> time of 17.863 @ 80.31 (spinning terribly off the line combined wtih a
> .784
> RT), to a best of 16.291 @ 83.24. Most of the runs fell in the 16.4
> range.
> I was hoping to break into the 15's but that didn't happen. It was really
> really windy out however, one of these days I'll get out there on a nice
> day. Test results switching from the stock PCM to the MP unit was about
> 3-4
> tenths and 2-3 MPH. I also tried pulling the air cleaner, didn't seem to
> affect much but the first run after removing it and after a 15 minute cool
> down was the fastest run. Not sure what that says, if much. 60' times
> were
> all in the 2.5-2.6 second range. For those who are wondering: truck is a
> '92 SC-SB, 4x4, 5.2/518, 3.90 gears, open diff, running on a set of '99
> 15x8
> Dakota wheels with 255-65-15 Goodyears (Eagle LS I think?). Only
> deviations
> from stock are a 180 stat, 3923's, Moroso plug wires, MP computer, Mobil 1
> in the oil pan, and a Trans-Go kit in the 518. And the wheels and tires,
> obviously. And a split dual exhaust system after the cat. FWIW-
> Travis
> '92 Dak 5.2 4x4
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