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2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

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Post Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:24 pm

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Is there gonna be tuning soon for the Fiat 500 Abarth?
12 Charger SRT8: LMI Intake, SLP LM exhaust........waiting on CMR, then il buy a Trinity

Post Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:23 am

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not anytime soon...
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Post Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:35 pm

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Cause the PCM is unlocked.....
12 Charger SRT8: LMI Intake, SLP LM exhaust........waiting on CMR, then il buy a Trinity

Post Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:40 pm

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They know its unlocked. The problem is, those mini motors don't get very big gains from tuning, and people aren't gonna wanna spend $400 for 5 or 10hp. Doesn't look to be too much left in their turbos either without replacement, which is a big negative for tuning them. If there was a decent amount of reserve capacity they could turn up the boost and make power.

Post Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:53 pm

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I was just wondering is all..I dont have one....I find it crazy that my 6.4L PCM is locked and the new fiat 500 r not
12 Charger SRT8: LMI Intake, SLP LM exhaust........waiting on CMR, then il buy a Trinity

Post Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:31 pm

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I'm ready to pay 400$ for that!! 10hp in this little car will be nice!!

Post Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:03 pm

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Mike_Levy wrote:
They know its unlocked. The problem is, those mini motors don't get very big gains from tuning, and people aren't gonna wanna spend $400 for 5 or 10hp. Doesn't look to be too much left in their turbos either without replacement, which is a big negative for tuning them. If there was a decent amount of reserve capacity they could turn up the boost and make power.


We made 40 WHP with an FIC 8 running stock boost levels. We could have made more but the injectors were maxed out. This market would be happy to spend $500 to get a tuning solution considering PCM flashes are coming in at $400 to $700.

Post Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:57 pm

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Then the question becomes, why are they being held back from the factory? Whats the weak point? Whats gonna break? Is it an engine part, or is it the transmission? If they offered an automatic I'd buy one and find out. Their loss at this point.

Post Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:04 pm
Please put in the work for this it would be a hit. :D


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