Ecuteck has finally released support for the GR86 and we wasted no time in getting ours on the dyno with our amazing in-house tuner behind the computer! After a pretty full day of tuning he was finally able to get the car close to where he is satisfied with it. There may be some tweaking in the future, but until now, we think this bump in power will definitely be noticeable on both the street and track!
The car baselined on the same day at 219.5WHP, and after dialing the tune in we stopped at 231WHP. The car is running on 93 octane and is equipped with an HKS catback exhaust, PLM front pipe, Perrin inlet tube, and a K&N air filter. The car baselined bone stock at 213WHP on our dyno back in February, and made 219 with bolt on modifications only.
We plan to get this thing out on track soon to test out the before and after tune results as far as driveability and track time improvements. Follow along as we compete in Gridlife ClubTR, Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge, and maybe even some Global Time Attack! We look forward to seeing how the car progresses!
The Ecutek RaceRom software for these cars is still in the Beta state right now, So we are only offering in-house dyno tuning for this platform at the moment. We look forward to seeing what other features will be unlocked in the future and we plan to start selling flash devices and remote/ e-tuning these cars once the finished software is released. If you are interested in scheduling a dyno tune appointment, feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get in on our calendar!
Keep a check on our blog for updates!
Check out the dyno chart results below:
-231 vs 219whp. These gains are from tuning only.
-231 vs 213whp. This is tune/ bolt ons vs the car 100% stock.
The JDL UEL header added to our GR86 showed some impressive mid range gains and bumped the TQ a good bit (nearly 20ft lbs in some areas), even though we didn't see any peak gains. I'm sure with an EL header It would have made more power everywhere, but I just isn't worth it for the sound trade off in my opinion. It all adds up! These gains, plus the gains from tuning, the 100lbs lost and the Verus Engineering Aero added should make this car much more competitive in Club TR this year.