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Gig Harbor, WA

Why Competition Tuning
Dynamometer Info
Tech Info

What does a dyno tuning session consist of?
  1. Discuss your goals for the dyno session and gain an understanding of your typical use of the vehicle. This is important to understand as this drives our tuning strategy.
  2. Strap the vehicle to the dyno and attach all required data acquisition components such as RPM, A/F monitor sensor, etc.
  3. Create an initial baseline power curve. This will give us a good starting point. This data will be viewed and discussed with you and we will identify areas of the fuel curve that we feel need to be addressed to reach our previously discussed goals.
  4. Run various tests and make changes made to the carburetor, EFI, Timing etc. of your vehicle to maximize output.
  5. Compare the results with the baseline. When we feel that we have completed all possible changes the baseline test will be overlaid over the final test to verify output gains.
  6. Prepare your output printouts. Data from each "run" or "pull" is captured by a sophisticated software program. You will receive a computer printout of your dyno pulls showing RPM, horsepower, torque, and A/F ratio. You will receive computer print outs of each test and comparison charts for "before" and "after" sessions. Competition Tuning stores your data for future comparisons.

Why should I put my racecar on a dyno?
  1. Eliminate costly track practice time and pre-race surprises during the racing season by testing and tuning during the off months. Competition Tuning Chassis Dynos give you the opportunity to test your vehicle after engine or drive train modifications, but before you hit the track.
  2. Test all the areas that represent a potential power loss or affect acceleration -- fuels, lubricants, exhaust, induction -- virtually anything that affects power acceleration. Then make the necessary adjustments while it's on the dyno and test it again. The computer measures the difference and verifies when it's just right.

So why pick Competition Tuning?
  1. We'll let you tune your car on our dyno.
  2. In some cases we will let you drive your car on our dyno. (we won't allow any unsafe operation to happen)
  3. We can schedule your session to be private and closed if you want to keep your results confidential.