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VVTL-I Help! #90046 Jan 24, 8:06pm Jan 24, 8:06pm
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VVTL-I Help!
Can you change when vvtl-i kicks in and if so how.

Re: VVTL-I Help! [Re: TheSaint] #90047 Jan 24, 8:30pm Jan 24, 8:30pm
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Nope. Someone here posted an article at some point about how it was done by a shop with heavy work and it actually lowered torque and HP as well.


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Re: VVTL-I Help! [Re: RevMonster] #90048 Jan 24, 11:33pm Jan 24, 11:33pm
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Nope. Someone here posted an article at some point about how it was done by a shop with heavy work and it actually lowered torque and HP as well.



yup...i think i read the same article, and it said something to the effect of, toyota optimized the point of lift engagement, and that, when they played with where lift engages, it didnt get any better. only worse.

Re: VVTL-I Help! [Re: TheSaint] #90049 Jan 25, 10:17am Jan 25, 10:17am
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I thought that the XS Turbo charger came with a chip and it lowered your lift rpm? Maybe im wrong but I thought that was what was said...but other than that, you cannot.

Re: VVTL-I Help! [Re: RevMonster] #90050 Jan 25, 10:31am Jan 25, 10:31am
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Nope. Someone here posted an article at some point about how it was done by a shop with heavy work and it actually lowered torque and HP as well.


technically you can, but as just stated (in this quote) it's not cheap plus it just lowers your performance. thumbsdown

toyota did a pretty good job determining what was the best place for lift to kick in according to the gear sizes provided. you really need to have major aftermarket performance parts added if you want to improve it any.

Re: VVTL-I Help! [Re: TheSaint] #90051 Jan 25, 11:03am Jan 25, 11:03am
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