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So here's something silly. Over on the hptuners forum, some guys were talking about the possibility of creating a tune that would simulate the sound of a "lopey" V8/dragster cam (basically, by radically phasing the cams, to create a lot of overlap at idle). I did come up with something pretty close, after a little experimenting:


I figured someone here might get a kick out of it too. It was just too obnoxious and silly for me to actually leave it though..;)
 

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I actually saw that.... But a 4 cyl. with a loppy cam? It may get the Vettes and Porsches to quit wanting to race all the time!! :lol: Actually, is it hard to learn hptuners? I'm thinking about buying it because I can't find anyone near me in Detroit to tune my car for me! :brentil:
 

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I actually saw that.... But a 4 cyl. with a loppy cam? It may get the Vettes and Porsches to quit wanting to race all the time!! :lol: Actually, is it hard to learn hptuners? I'm thinking about buying it because I can't find anyone near me in Detroit to tune my car for me! :brentil:
Not that long a drive to Pwerks...
He can remote tune also.
 

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This is called a ghost cam tune on the new mustangs and camaros also. To make them sound like they have lopey cams...not for me.
 

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sounded like someone rattling a can with a walnut in it. Pretty damn cool actually. I switched cams 4 times in my vette over the coarse of 3 years trying to get the right sound and performance. I was just fixin to do it again when I decided to sell it. neat idea. I probably would have left it for a few days just for the heck of it. nice work. I thought it was awesome. PS. the last cam in had was a thumper and I was able to advance the timing enough to get some real nice off the line torque. sounded awesome too.
 

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Hi there!

Neat idea, cool execution.

That's fine for showing it off, but I'm guessing that much overlap will dump enough unburned fuel -- over time -- to do bad thing to the catalytic converter. So, be careful and use sparingly :)
 

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Also, to The_Ghost: learning HPTuners was relatively, easy in my opinion. Of course, theres a bit of a learning curve with anything like this, but If you're at all technical, understand the fundamentals of engines (timing/advance, STOIC/AFR, etc), and willing to put the time in- there's more than enough info, demo videos, and tutorials on the HPT forums to get you up and running pretty quickly..

Good Luck!
 
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