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 Post subject: Normal TCM Vs XR TCM
Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:30 pm 
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Is there any difference in the TCM (Transmission ECU) between normal V8 models and the XR8?

I would think that the XR8 one has better shift points but i can't find any info to conferm that theory :?



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Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:53 pm 
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Nope no difference. Normal V8 is the same as an XR8 anyway.
A GT however has adaptive shift strategies.

Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:27 am 
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Unless you are talking the XHII XR8. They came with the same adaptive shift as the GT got. Does anyone know if this can be interchanged?



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Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2006 8:40 pm 
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XR one would have to be different (due to different diff ratios) as the shift strategy is based on speed not rpm.

I've driven both and the XR one definately felt like a firmer shift.




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