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    Originally posted by Gammaboy View Post
    Stop it. Youíre a bad man.

    Originally posted by Guido View Post
    Can I be the boring voice of reason and suggest getting the motor and manwell gearbag in the hole and running just right before further contemplation/collection of such automotive shenanigans?*

    *I say this because I'd probably not take this advice, buy a whole bunch of shit, change my mind, delay the build a year or two and needlessly spend twice as much.
    Itís al long term planning really. Itíll be a year before I can even buy an ecu let alone fit the motor.
    Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


    Originally posted by seedyrom
    my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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      Originally posted by Guido View Post
      Can I be the boring voice of reason and suggest getting the motor and manwell gearbag in the hole and running just right before further contemplation/collection of such automotive shenanigans?*

      *I say this because I'd probably not take this advice, buy a whole bunch of shit, change my mind, delay the build a year or two and needlessly spend twice as much.
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        cheers gents. Job for the next few weeks is empty the shed out and get some workspace back.
        Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


        Originally posted by seedyrom
        my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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          Well, hello there!
          I also got the carbys sorted and it runs beautifully now.
          Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


          Originally posted by seedyrom
          my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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            Quick update.
            Currently rebuilding brake calipers. Picked up a E6X for beer money. Iím hoping I can run that on it and swap it out for a new ecu when I win lotto.
            Rust repairs are next on the list.
            Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


            Originally posted by seedyrom
            my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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              Lets be honest for fuel and air it is good enough. Interfacing is the only headache. Do you have a computer with onboard serial?

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                I didnít get a plug or harness with it so I need to source one and splice it into the engine harness.
                If itís good enough to let me do skids for a while then Iím happy.
                Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


                Originally posted by seedyrom
                my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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                  Originally posted by Slides View Post
                  Lets be honest for fuel and air it is good enough. Interfacing is the only headache. Do you have a computer with onboard serial?
                  Sorry, re-read this with my brain on lol
                  Yeah I do somewhere. It runs xp though.
                  I bought a USB to rs serial so Iím hoping that will work.
                  Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


                  Originally posted by seedyrom
                  my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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                    Old ecus can be tempramental with converters. Old windows should be fine possibly preferable.

                    If you do a search for posts by bumpstart on ausrotary or rx7 club he describes the software/firmware and best converter to try with the e series.

                    Are you in the guild of efi tuners facebook group? I can add you.

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                      Thanks for that!
                      Iíll have a go. If itís a pain Iíll sell it to someone else lol
                      I havenít done tuning other than carby and distributor so itís a good excuse to learn.
                      Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


                      Originally posted by seedyrom
                      my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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                        As its base it is just simple multiplication.

                        Not sure what is or isn't on the engine already. If you want to avoid throttle bypass/kicker you can create stable idle with a hole in the timing map. Old ecus are probably better as you have to think about what you are actually doing with injector flow rate/dead time/open time and engine flow etc. I will be attempting to mill various sparkplugs so i can pressure log different stuff. If i can find somewhere cheap to crash i'm happy to come to Canberra if you want to do an article on tuning via combustion pressure logging once you have roughed in fuel.

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                          Sounds like a plan!
                          Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


                          Originally posted by seedyrom
                          my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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                            what are the details on the V8? is is variable cam timing? what sort of triggering? Those are the details that will determine if the e6x will run it.

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                              No variable valve timing.
                              Itís a motronic setup so 60-2 trigger and the usual efi array of map sensor, temp sensor and so on. Only pain is the DBW butterfly so Iíll change to cable along the way.
                              Other major complication is the twin plug coils which are dumb coils. I think the igniters were in the Bosch ecu so Iíll need to either make an igniter box or run 16 ls1 coils.
                              Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


                              Originally posted by seedyrom
                              my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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                                e6x can do all that. just need a older laptop with a serial port.

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