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    is this all from your first gen dsm experience or evo 8 experience too. i would imagine the engine management required to meet obd2 regs would be significantly different than a first gen dsm.

    just thinking "outloud". i don't know squat about mitsu. ecus.
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    i've said it before and i'll say it again the wrx and evo8 are not intended for drag use, they are out of there element. it's like a cobra on a road course. not bad but not great.
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    2nd gen DSMs were the same way ECU-wise. The 4g63 hasn't changed much since it was designed in the late 80s (the NA version can be traced to the 70s!)

    There's only so many ways to run a 4g63. Buschur's 7-second race car ran a stock ECU (removed rev limiter and fuel cut but stock maps, mainly because nobody makes anything else) with a VPC until only recently. I'd say that's a pretty good argument for the factory engine management.

    Their code will continue to work on emissions and fuel economy requirements but as for all-out power production they've pretty much had it nailed for years. I don't forsee Mitsu adding a smart boost control system either. The bleed solenoid is simple, effective, and cheap.
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    Originally posted by John M




    RollaS -

    It's proven that the manufacturer reps at the shows don't know squat about the car they're showing, except the buzzwords required to sell it. This is with any make/model.

    Yeah, you're right on that part. 300hp sounded good though.

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