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      05-10-2013, 12:45 PM   #1
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Where is the DDE located?

I wanna take it out for the reflash.
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under the windshield cowl panel cover
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look in front of your car and next to the LEFT side of your car under the cowl area you will see a white BOX thats it!! BTW who's doing your FLASH?
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look in front of your car and next to the LEFT side of your car under the cowl area you will see a white BOX thats it!! BTW who's doing your FLASH?
hey thanks guys, i'm thinking of rs worx doing that ecotune on it..
last tank i got 33.7 mpg.. so its not like i'm complaining about the fuel economy lol, but i really want to get to about 37.5, this way i would only have to fill up once a week.
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with the tune you would be able to get it but I DOUBT it cause you're need for speed issue will kick in!! LOL Make sure you get an IC also youre definetily going to want this added to your car
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with the tune you would be able to get it but I DOUBT it cause you're need for speed issue will kick in!! LOL Make sure you get an IC also youre definetily going to want this added to your car
Are there any dyno charts showing ic gains?
I don't want to spend 800$ for 8 hp
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frankly speaking a LARGER IC is needed if you upgrade your ECU I gained around 6 whp but as I noted before gains were minimal since there were a differance of 20 degress F between both dynos(70F degrees one day, 90F a week later, you do the math on this), look at the threads with WAGNER IC which i posted, to tell you the truth i dont regret installing it, my car handles WAYY better with the addition of the IC than previous OEM IC. I am getting better Hwy mileage though but, living in Puerto Rico its hard with over 3 million cars on the road, I did clock by computer read out a WHOPPING 44-46 mpg at 70-75 mph w A/C on!!! Just ask Turbo Eddie that installed a different IC and is getting anywhere from 44-47 mpg hwy in Florida
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wow, i'll have to do a bit more research on this as i do a lot of highway driving, probably 90%
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just do it JOE you wont regret it!!!!!!
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wow that was kind of annoying to remove lol, have to take of the cabin air filter.. although maybe i could have left it on there? the side covers, then the cowl, then the dde compartment cover, disconnect 5 electrical connectors and then slide it out. oh yeah you gotta disconnect that huge electrical cable from the cowl too.. weird how they routed that.
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