Mar 012011
 
Cone Tunes For The First Time

When you email tech@perrinperformance.com, or need help with an AccessPORT map, or ask for help with installing your PERRIN Radiator Shroud, you get Cone.  Chris Cone that is. Chris handles all the AccessPORT customers along with all the general tech stuff.  Chris is 100% a car, guy but never actually tuned a car on the dyno. Over the years he started to pick up on why we tune things a certain way, and started to understand some of the basics [...Continue Reading...]

Feb 082008
 
2008 PERRIN STI, First to get an AccessPORT, Stage 1

We were very lucky to get our hands on the first STI available in Oregon, and maybe anywhere in the US.  Our dealer was very reluctant to sell us the car as it was not offically released.  After we dynoed it in stock form with in hours of owning the car, we very quickly shipped the ECU out to COBB next day air.  They needed the ECU for only a few hours and we got it back in 2 days [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on February 8, 2008 Dyno Test & Tune, ECU Tuning Tagged with: , , , , ,
Jan 122008
 
2008 WRX Stage 1 Test and Tune

I learned a few things from my vaction in Maui.  If you dont own a GM product, you must live there, Gas is $4.10 for premium, Mike D from GreenDay shops at the ABC stores, WRX/STI are very rare, Legacys do not exist, Chevy Cobalts have launch control,(good for make it actualy go fast), only 1 road with 55mph limit, all the rest were 35 or 25, and Poi is nasty! After 10 days off, its time to get back to work!  While we made [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on January 12, 2008 Dyno Test & Tune Tagged with: , , , ,
Dec 182007
 
40 Miles on the 08 STI and we tune it!

There is not much to brag about, but, now that i have your attention, lets see what these new STI’s put down! The first couple runs showed about what we would expect to see. Most STI’s put down about 230-240WHP, and we were right there. Same with torque, we were pretty close to what everyone sees. Few things to note, redline is 6500, not 7000. WHAT?? Well that is simple, Subaru only needed to make the 305HP mark and it [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on December 18, 2007 Dyno Test & Tune, ECU Tuning Tagged with: , , , , ,