Johnny Five is Alive
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: NPR, FL
Technically this topic has become two now..
In reqards to the "Shift Points" "Modification" Issue.
The changes are modified in the EEC's Programming, For some model cars, this is done with a "Flash" Programming device, and once the settings are changed, they are permanent. Some Cars can't have there "Programming" Modified via Flash Programming, and Require a Device such as a "Chip" which plugs into the J3 Ports on Older EEC-V and EEC-IV's
Now.. Here is a kicker.. Resent develops have come up where it is now (yes, now) that it soon be able able to reprogram older [EEC-IV] EEC's that are equipped with a "UV Erasable" EEProm. (However, this is in its very early developement), But for users such as me, I am forced to utilize a "J3" Adapter which does not use the internal eeprom/flash memory of the EEC.
Now, In order for me to "Alter" my shift points, it does require the use of a Laptop or other type of device to change the settings.
note: My 4r is not controlled by a Ford EEC, however, the principles are the same.
There.. That should clear it up once and for all :-)
1984 Merc Cougar
5.0L, GT40X HEADS, E303 CAM,X303 Valvetrain
1998 4R70W Controlled by Baumannator TCS., 3.73 Track Lock Rear., Bauman Lev 3 Shift Kit.
190LPH, 67mm EGR, 65mm TB, 73mm C&L MAF, 24lb/h Inj, TwEECer RT, A3M EEC-IV
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