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Ok.... I'm sure you guys are getting tired of me and me being paranoid about my car..... Lol, but I gots a new question. My 95 formula 4A has a shift kit in it. Brand is unknown level is unknown. What I do know is part throttle shifting is around 3000 to 3800 rpm and are more firm than stock, but not neck breaking. WOT shifts are what worries me. 1-2 WOT is at 6500-6800 and 2-3 is at 6500-7000...... That's if I keep my foot in it. Last night I put my foot in it and rode out the shifts and that's what I found. Normally if I go WOT or just get on it entering a highway or passing I end up just letting off it to get it to shif because I don't want the motor to go boom......

Anyone think they may be ably to identify it by the description if how it acts or is this how they all act? I want firmer shifts but don't wanna blow up my motor getting them.
 

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Again........ That's what worries me. I'm currently searching for a stock VB and plates.
 

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Shift points are a tuning issue in the 4L60E. The transmission can't and won't shift until the PCM commands the shift solenoids. A shift kit will have no effect on shift points...
 

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Hmmmm. What are my options then? "Ducks flying plate!!!"
 

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Have it properly tuned at WOT...
 

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Ok.... That's where I get lost. Are obd1 cars capable of tuning like newer cars with a hand held tuner?
 

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You've got a '95, so you'll need a software package like TunerCATS. That's what I've always used for early OBD1 cars. I use HPTuners for the later stuff...
 

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With the tunercat setup is it a self taught package or is there someone that makes tunes based off of your upgrades then sends you the file? Sorry if I sound like I'm lost but its because I've never used a tuning program other than a handheld with canned tunes.
 

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No, you've got to know your way around or you can really screw stuff up. If I were you, I'd call PCMforless and have them retune it for you.
 

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Guess I need to learn because its hard for others to tune your car when you can't tell them what the cam shaft is
 

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Guess I need to learn because its hard for others to tune your car when you can't tell them what the cam shaft is
That is where your problem is. Without knowing what exacly was done to the car tuning will be impossible. Well, maybe not impossible but getting it done correctly will be hard without knowing exactly what was done. I agree with what was refered. Call pcm for less and see what they can do for you. At this point its really your best option chris.

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That is where your problem is. Without knowing what exacly was done to the car tuning will be impossible. Well, maybe not impossible but getting it done correctly will be hard without knowing exactly what was done. I agree with what was refered. Call pcm for less and see what they can do for you. At this point its really your best option chris.

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I know..., I'm just going to have go behave myself for a bit and resist the temptation to floor it. The list of needs keeps getting bigger...... Lol. 1st things first and that's replace the cam, lifters, and ECM to get her stock again and then just start with a clean slate. I'm sure the cam will have somthing identifying it once I get it out.
 
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