2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Performance Mods Discussion, steady increase in power in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; Hey all, it looks like the 3.6 DI has had a steady increase in marketed power since 2008. is this ...
- 05-07-13 09:12 PM #1
steady increase in power
it looks like the 3.6 DI has had a steady increase in marketed power since 2008. is this real? and if so is it just from tuning the chip or is there something ells that was done.
- 05-08-13 02:19 PM #2Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
- Automobile(s): 2004 CTS 3.6, 2004 SRX 4.6 AWD, 2012 CTS 3.6 DI AWD
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- Oct 2008
Re: steady increase in power
there was internal parts that were changed, or removed or added. like for 2012 they made the jump from 303-318hp, and they claimed that mainly due to the lighter, composite intake manifold instead of the lighter aluminum. and then i believe by making the power steering pump electric instead of driven by the engine they were able to free up a few more ponies. And im sure that they adjusted the computer accordingly to take advantage of the internal component changes
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