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GA 01-12-2012 03:08 PM

I've been Hirsch'd
 
I went and had the Hirsch software upgrade installed on my '10 9-5 Aero this afternoon.

There was too much traffic coming home to give it a real test, so I'll have to follow up. But the car is definitely zippier. It responds quicker to the gas pedal, the turbo is spooling up faster, and it downshifts *much* faster.

It feels more like a Saab -- the "OMG here comes the turbo" spot is easy to locate. The stock programming required some persuasion before it would let you have your way.

Oddly the car seems quieter at speed - or has a resonance farther outside my range of hearing - but also slightly noisier at idle.

More to report later . . .

soccerrplyr 01-13-2012 01:52 PM

what's the spec suppose to bump up to? cost?

Lendo 01-13-2012 02:51 PM

I thought this was about smoking drugs.

jssaab 01-14-2012 09:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by soccerrplyr (Post 878676)
what's the spec suppose to bump up to? cost?

Just a tune or hardware as well

GA 01-14-2012 10:58 PM

Just a tune, no hardware. 330hp up from 300. 325 ft-lbs up from 295.

Substantial improvement in driveability. The car should have come from the factory like this, eager to rev and quick off the line.

rayodunne 02-29-2012 11:21 AM

I tuned my own ECU last week so I suppose I could say "I've been Ray'd!" lol

rarelibra 04-09-2012 09:48 PM

I Hirsch'd my grille a little while ago... :)

rarelibra 08-11-2012 04:11 PM

I also put on a Hirsch spoiler a week or so ago... :)

93viggen 08-01-2013 11:27 AM

Acceleration video?! I am very curious...

rarelibra 08-01-2013 11:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 93viggen (Post 1867017)
Acceleration video?! I am very curious...

you asking the OP?

93viggen 08-01-2013 12:17 PM

If by "OP" you mean original poster, then yes! Lol.

SBE Inspection 06-02-2015 02:03 AM

Greate work, I also want to modify the 10 9-5.

Saabeh 06-02-2015 08:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SBE Inspection (Post 2096210)
Greate work, I also want to modify the 10 9-5.

You seem like a spammer.

Cark 06-02-2015 11:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Saabeh (Post 2096242)
You seem like a spammer.

Did you see his post in my grocery getter thread? haha

Saabeh 06-02-2015 12:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cark (Post 2096298)
Did you see his post in my grocery getter thread? haha

Yeah. Monitoring his ish.


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