Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T

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Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T

Post by Brutus » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:49 am

Greetings,I am kind of new to this forum and there seems to be a lot of very informed people here. I have the above car with about 15,000 miles on it. I was considering having a dealer install a S/C. I do not want to do it. I have a few questions that I will post below:Does anybody have a reccomended shop or dealer for doing this process in/around Minneapolis, MN?Would a S/C work okay on this car?For those who have this on their Vibe, has your mpg gone down much (if you keep your foot off the gas)?Could S/C be installed on older Vibe w/ MT if this car would not work with S/C?Any idea on labor costs? I know the S/C costs about $3200.With a S/C, do you have to run Premium gas?Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks for your consideration.

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Re: Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T (Brutus)

Post by BlueCrush » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:55 am

Quote, originally posted by Brutus »Greetings,I am kind of new to this forum but there seems to be a lot of very informed people here. I have the above car with about 15,000 miles on it. I was considering having a dealer install a S/C. I do not want to do it. I have a few questions that I will post below:Does anybody have a reccomended shop or dealer for doing this process in/around Minneapolis, MN? Shane @ DB Performance in BlaineWould a S/C work okay on this car? yes, but you would need to tune it with and e-manage w/boomslang harness and use larger 2ZZ injectors. The ECU and 5th injector that comes with it are only for the '03-'04 vibesFor those who have this on their Vibe, has your mpg gone down much (if you keep your foot off the gas)? most have gone down, some a little and some a lotCould S/C be installed on older Vibe w/ MT if this car would not work with S/C? yesAny idea on labor costs? I know the S/C costs about $3200. Figure 500-750, but it is pretty straight forward and many have installed it themselvesWith a S/C, do you have to run Premium gas? YESAny feedback is appreciated. Thanks for your consideration. [
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Re: Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T (BlueCrush)

Post by 02csnow » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:59 am

Dont forget the adapter plate that needs to be machine made for it to fit.
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Re: Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T (02csnow)

Post by Lancer » Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:26 pm

Might be easier just to find a used cable throttle body. And cheaper.
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Re: Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T (Lancer)

Post by Raven » Sun Aug 10, 2008 6:02 am

Quote, originally posted by Lancer »Might be easier just to find a used cable throttle body. And cheaper.Then you run into PCM issues which are way more expensive and troublesome.

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Re: Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T (Raven)

Post by Lancer » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:35 pm

I have an '07 engine in my car now running with my s/c. I just transplanted the tb over from the old engine ('03). The '03 -'07 are all the same engine. The newer ones just have more emissions crap added.Also, I don't think you need a boomslang harness and e-manage. The TRD piggy back should work fine. If your going to do more to your engine like headers and intake and all, then you should get a more tunable piggy-back ecu.
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Re: Considering a S/C for 2007 Vibe w/ A/T (Lancer)

Post by kevera » Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:43 pm

The TRD ECU will not work with the 05+ for a few reasons.The ECU perameters are different,from the older to the newer.The pin-out is different.You'll be throwing codes left right and center.It has been done with no success.Just go aftermarket.
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