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3.5L V6 GV80 tune up

Freddyrdg

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Genesis GV80
Has anyone considered unleashing the stock 375 horses of the Genesis 3.5L twin-turbo V6 ? it seems that Genesis is holding them down to smooth the luxury experience (which the car is designed for, it's not a BMW X5 M competition). However, the car could use some more power with adequate suspension and maybe gearbox tuning, especially for straight-line acceleration. Comments?
 

ballistic

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Has anyone considered unleashing the stock 375 horses of the Genesis 3.5L twin-turbo V6 ? it seems that Genesis is holding them down to smooth the luxury experience (which the car is designed for, it's not a BMW X5 M competition). However, the car could use some more power with adequate suspension and maybe gearbox tuning, especially for straight-line acceleration. Comments?
I think the jb4 will work with the gv80. I don't see why it wouldn't. but supporting mods might need to be created for more power. like the burger tuning intakes. they were made for the stinger and work with the g70 but as far as I know they don't fit the g80. so there will probably need to be some modification to that to work.

so my guess is an easy 50hp or so with only the jb4 but it might take some time for supporting mods to be made to use stronger maps. the jb4 works will the g70, g80, g90. so I don't see why the gv70 or gv80 would be any different.

if enough people are interested the mods will come. this discussion is a good start.
 

Berick

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Has anyone considered unleashing the stock 375 horses of the Genesis 3.5L twin-turbo V6 ? it seems that Genesis is holding them down to smooth the luxury experience (which the car is designed for, it's not a BMW X5 M competition). However, the car could use some more power with adequate suspension and maybe gearbox tuning, especially for straight-line acceleration. Comments?
I’m all for increasing the output on the 3.5tt. This thing is anemic and it still guzzles the fuel. If it’s going to be this thirsty, it should at least have more ponies.
 

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Love to see a high power version with like 500+ horsepower to compete with the M line for BMW or blackwing from Cadillac. Heck even something around 474hp at least
 

Freddyrdg

New member
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Victoria, BC
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Genesis GV80
I bought it but can't find the location of the TMAP connector. Reply I got from the vendor is to look under/center of intake manifold.... still can't find :-(
 

Hawk375

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Genesis GV80
I bought it but can't find the location of the TMAP connector. Reply I got from the vendor is to look under/center of intake manifold.... still can't find :-(
Should be this guy
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Freddyrdg

New member
14
5
3
Victoria, BC
Genesis Model Type
Genesis GV80
this is a 3-pin sensor, I believe it's the map sensor. there are 2 sensors for the beta jb4. map (3-pin) and tmap (4-pin, known as "rainbow") that's the one I can't locate. I removed the 2 airboxes, no-luck. I think I will try to find a non-genesis mechanic and pay him to locate
 

Hawk375

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18
Genesis Model Type
Genesis GV80
this is a 3-pin sensor, I believe it's the map sensor. there are 2 sensors for the beta jb4. map (3-pin) and tmap (4-pin, known as "rainbow") that's the one I can't locate. I removed the 2 airboxes, no-luck. I think I will try to find a non-genesis mechanic and pay him to locate
Yeah, I'm not seeing a 4 pin sensor anywhere that's easy to get to without performing exploratory surgery
 

Amnlupiano

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Genesis Model Year
2021
Genesis Model Type
Genesis GV80
Any progress or updates? What is Burger hoping their tune will add?
 
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EddieSk1LLz

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3
Genesis Model Year
2021
Genesis Model Type
Genesis GV80
Burger just told me that they are receiving a 2021 Genesis GV80TT by June 30. New Pics/Videos will be available shortly after I was told.🤞
 
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Amnlupiano

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Genesis Model Year
2021
Genesis Model Type
Genesis GV80
Any updates?
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EddieSk1LLz

Registered Member
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13
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Genesis Model Year
2021
Genesis Model Type
Genesis GV80
So we have found the the 3 pin connections.
Burger will have to come out with a CANbus Firmware update in future. But he tells me that it should get about 50hp gain without the CANbus update and about 80hp gain when the CANbus update is available.
Should be (2) 3 pin connectors as per Burger
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