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    I used to handle turbo ignition timing...

    I used to handle turbo ignition timing exclusively with the MSD box + a MAP sensor. This actually worked fairly well but I'm sure was a bit laggy compared to a crank & cam wheel.

    I tried to see...
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    I was able to lower AFR .1 to .2 just fooling...

    I was able to lower AFR .1 to .2 just fooling around with injector timing at low RPM. B28F seems happy to have fuel injected into an open(ing) valve. I haven't spent any time in that table since...
  3. The only "locking" concern would be if you strip...

    The only "locking" concern would be if you strip the joint down to clean and regrease the bearings, races, etc.

    There are two ways that a disassembled CV joint will go back together
    -The super...
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    -Removed the impulse coil / advance assembly....

    -Removed the impulse coil / advance assembly.
    -Enlarged the hole where the advance canister mounted (to fit the sensor)
    -Use a 55505 tooth sensor for pickup, mounted to a 2-piece distributor body...
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    I've heard that sentiment before but I have no...

    I've heard that sentiment before but I have no complaints. I'm sure the algorithms are under continuous improvement as well. It definitely made things easier with an inexperienced copilot! I just...
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    I'm using a relay with the armature removed to...

    I'm using a relay with the armature removed to drive my tach. 12v on once side of the relay coil and the tach (switched gnd) output of Megasquirt on the other.

    Provided that you have any sort of...
  7. [For Sale] Fuel boot, basket, return tube: $30 RPM Relay:...

    Fuel boot, basket, return tube: $30
    RPM Relay: $10

    Added photos of BAE adapters listed above.
    Forgot to mention that the large BAE adapter has 1/8" NPTs ports in the side so you don't have to...
  8. [Wanted] Mine was installed by the QAC all off-kilter. ...

    Mine was installed by the QAC all off-kilter. Palpable irony.

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  9. [For Sale] SOLD: Idle motor brackets Idle speed computer...

    SOLD:
    Idle motor brackets
    Idle speed computer
    Vapor canister bracket
  10. [For Sale] Post-EFI conversion K-jet, distributor, throttle, ignition parts

    K-jet take-offs remaining from my EFI conversion. Everything worked as of January of this year. Most of this is 50% of DMCH price or lower. A few unavailable items here too!

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    Wide open...
  11. [Wanted] I would take one. I removed mine to to scan it...

    I would take one.

    I removed mine to to scan it back in like 99 or so. Somewhere between the computer lab and my car it disappeared. At least I got the scan!
  12. Thread: Clutch died

    by FABombjoy
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Awesome, that's good to know! This is pretty...

    Awesome, that's good to know!


    This is pretty much a free-standing statement anyway, depending on the person :D

    I'll never forget my first and only parade experience.
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    [General] Ahh, that was it. I think I'd read your writeup...

    Ahh, that was it. I think I'd read your writeup from when you made that modification to your car. I do like the idea of having the lines connect directly as you have instead of through the adapter...
  14. Thread: Clutch died

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    [Transmission 5-Speed] It's crazy, right? Based on the pics the clutch...

    It's crazy, right? Based on the pics the clutch discs seem to show minimal wear. The pressure plates must have tinfoil springs.

    Seems like the stock Valeo p/n is questionable (801300).
    Anyone...
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    [General] I have the same compressor and it's great! 7-cyl...

    I have the same compressor and it's great! 7-cyl is noticeably smoother than the SD5, and the DPI kit fittings at the compressor head fit much better with the SD7's vertically oriented ports. You...
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    I just completed a 500+ mile maiden voyage on...

    I just completed a 500+ mile maiden voyage on MS3X. I Roughed in (that's roughed with a capital R) a fuel map before leaving and abused autotune and the highway and through some squirrly northern...
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    Another install note: You really need to...

    Another install note:

    You really need to ensure extended tip injectors are completely parallel to the injector ports and do not contact the sides of the head.

    Last night I ran some final boost...
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    Just to champion the stepper IAC cause again......

    Just to champion the stepper IAC cause again... because everybody needs to believe in something... tonight I started the tuning process and decided to get fancy idle control going.

    I was able to...
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    For me if I put another motor in it needs to be...

    For me if I put another motor in it needs to be properly built for boost and keeping the B28F keeps me from chasing down that rabbit hole. They're less shaky if you set the idle at the Volvo spec...
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    I cannot grow a mustache. It brings great shame...

    I cannot grow a mustache. It brings great shame to my family.


    Haha, fair enough.

    My philosophy: Difficulty describes things that are complicated and things that are laborious.

    A fuel-only...
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    A few notes having completed a conversion last...

    A few notes having completed a conversion last Sunday:

    On a stock motor, a fuel-only conversion using Megasquirt would be fairly easy and inexpensive, even with all brand new parts. Possibly a...
  22. [Engine] I have one that I backfilled with windowweld...

    I have one that I backfilled with windowweld urethane that I would sell for a reasonable price. I used it on my BAE-like turbo setup as those kits can subject that piece to extra stresses. This one...
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    [Engine] A couple of quick things: The actuators are...

    A couple of quick things:

    The actuators are for the wastegates, which are used to control max pressure. Disconnecting them would only serve to create more boost. I'm thinking the flappers are...
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    [Electrical] The DMCH alternator looks like a GM style...

    The DMCH alternator looks like a GM style alternator and the sense line should be connected if possible, assuming they aren't custom built with sense connected internally. I recently reviewed...
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    Additional notes: Earlier I said that only the...

    Additional notes:

    Earlier I said that only the 1/3/4/6 connectors would not fit due to the intake. Not sure why I said that as all 6 will not with with a stock Jetronic plug. I made up some...
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