Performance upgrades for 2.0t??

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So is anyone working on engine performance upgrades for the 2.0t yet? Bigger turbos, tunes, etc.??!!! I feel like there is room to grow with this little guy. :)

 

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Lots of room to grow with these!! I’m sure companies have stuff in the works and are testing as we speak.
 

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Not so sure about that. The current PCM is very highly protected, like all current FCA PCMs. Tough to tune since they can’t be cracked. Intakes and exhaust are relatively easy, but give little in return other than more sound.


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nothing that substantial considering the way the pistons are skirted and the cylinders are sleeved.
 

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Not so sure about that. The current PCM is very highly protected, like all current FCA PCMs. Tough to tune since they can’t be cracked. Intakes and exhaust are relatively easy, but give little in return other than more sound.


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Procharger and various plug in tuners like Diablo have cracked the 3.6l ECU for tuning. Why would the 2.0l be any different?
 


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Procharger and various plug in tuners like Diablo have cracked the 3.6l ECU for tuning. Why would the 2.0l be any different?
Because FCA has tightened up its encription recently, the new 2.0 is tougher. Even with 2015 to 2018 FCA PCMs firms like Diablo can’t crack the factory PCM, you have to buy a special pre-opened one to replace the factory plus buy a tuner. Diablo doesn’t list a tuner for the 2018 JL’s 3.6. Since 2015 it keeps getting tougher. Doesn’t mean it can’t ever be done, but to make it worth a tuner’s time there has to be a market. Lots more 3.6s than 2.0s...


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Because FCA has tightened up its encription recently, the new 2.0 is tougher. Even with 2015 to 2018 FCA PCMs firms like Diablo can’t crack the factory PCM, you have to buy a special pre-opened one to replace the factory plus buy a tuner. Diablo doesn’t list a tuner for the 2018 JL’s 3.6. Since 2015 it keeps getting tougher. Doesn’t mean it can’t ever be done, but to make it worth a tuner’s time there has to be a market. Lots more 3.6s than 2.0s...


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After speaking with ProCharger they tell me they flash your original ECU. Not a modified one. I do see how superchips does require you to send yours in then they modify it. I mentioned diablo because that's who tunes the ECU for sprintex which is getting ready to release their supercharger very soon. IMHO, the 2.0l is here to stay with all of the Stricked EPA emissions laws. I can see some aftermarket tuning company wanting to get on the high volume sales of the wrangler and be the "authority" on tuning them. Me personally I can't wait.
 

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I could care less about the performance tunes, I just want a tuner so I can change tire size and gear ratios without having to deal with the dealer. For what they charge, add in a few extra bucks and I can buy a tuner and do it myself. They’ve already cracked the new 3.6 to change these features without having to send them the ecu.
 

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I could care less about the performance tunes, I just want a tuner so I can change tire size and gear ratios without having to deal with the dealer. For what they charge, add in a few extra bucks and I can buy a tuner and do it myself. They’ve already cracked the new 3.6 to change these features without having to send them the ecu.
They already have those, and have for ages, unless I'm misunderstanding your request. Check out Tazer, for example.
 

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They already have those, and have for ages, unless I'm misunderstanding your request. Check out Tazer, for example.
I was about to buy a flashcal, emailed with Superchips and they said it will not work with the 2.0 yet. Something about the software is different. Idk. Might go tazer but I really don’t need all the extra stuff
 


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I was about to buy a flashcal, emailed with Superchips and they said it will not work with the 2.0 yet. Something about the software is different. Idk. Might go tazer but I really don’t need all the extra stuff
Get a taser lite. Cheaper and less features.
 

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Get a taser lite. Cheaper and less features.
I was thinking about it. Only thing it lacks for me is changing the lights to led option. I’m eventually gonna change the dogs to led and don’t want the strobes
 

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I was thinking about it. Only thing it lacks for me is changing the lights to led option. I’m eventually gonna change the dogs to led and don’t want the strobes
I believe Tazer does have the option to change the lights to LED, I remember seeing it when going through the menu items. And it works fine on my 2.0L. I would go with the Tazer lite or mini, its out of view, hidden, and your OBD port is still free. Plus they keep adding more and more features you can get with free software updates.
 
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How about a CAI, anyone seen one worth while?
 

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