Gaetscha Marcelin Tags: Article, Artificial Neural Networks, Bob Morreale, Camshafts, News, PCM Controls, Performance Car, Plex Knock Monitor, Teaching, The Tuning School, Tuning, Tuning Education -

The early morning Education Seminar at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana last year was led by Bob Morreale, President of The Tuning...

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Gerrot Jacobson Tags: Article, Codes, PCM Controls, The Tuning School, TPS Code, Tuning, Tuning Education -

Codes are there to help us diagnose issues, but also for the PCM to know what to do it a case there may be an issue at hand. Just because there is a TPS code does not mean there is a TPS sensor problem.
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Gerrot Jacobson Tags: Aftermarket ECU, Article, Electronic Control Unit, Engine Control Module, HP Tuners, PCM Controls, Performance Car, Teaching, The Tuning School, Tuning, Tuning Education -

Everyone has their own opinion on when to switch to a standalone PCM, and I have my opinion too. But who in their right mind thinks it a good idea to aim to run 4’s in the 1/8th mile on an OEM PCM and HP Tuners? Well, Sam Heath thinks it’s a great idea with his little red S10.
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Gerrot Jacobson Tags: Oxygen Sensors, PCM Controls, Performance Parts, Teaching, The Tuning School, Tuning, Tuning Education -

When using an oxygen sensor, the sensor has a heat-up time and a dead/off time. The heat-up time is the time needed to warm up so it can read correctly. Anytime you are wide open throttle the PCM once again goes into open loop, not caring what the oxygen sensor has to say. That is called our dead/off time.
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