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Old 09-16-2016, 03:24 PM   #1
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Does anyone else on here build MS's? I've tried contacting Braineak multiple times and I'm getting no response.. Does anyone else build these? Thanks.
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He seems to be the only DIY guy that's building them. He'll respond. He just has hundreds of PM's coming in, and does this on the side.

If you are looking for a quick in-stock type transaction, you're better off looking at a PNP from diyautotune, or an MSLabs ECU through Trackspeed.
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TrackSpeed keeps them in stock.
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Braineack is just lazy. He has 3 cats after all.
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Braineack is just lazy. He has 3 cats after all.
He has 4.
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I responded a few times early on... :P
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99-00 and 01-05 boxes in stock here.
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99-00 boxes in stock here.
Do they retain A/C functionality?
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Yes. An MS3X or pro, will do anything you need.
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Yes. An MS3X or pro, will do anything you need.
Thank you sir.

Now to go down the long road of planning this all out!
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Thanks.

I'm a newb and I came across some posts saying that the megasquirt had issues with that and you needed to use an NA alternator etc. I'm guessing it was for the older MS.

Thanks again!
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I'm a newb and I came across some posts saying that the megasquirt had issues with that and you needed to use an NA alternator etc. I'm guessing it was for the older MS.
This was the case many years ago, with the MS1 and, to a later extent, the MS2.

Workarounds were devised for A/C and alternator. I created an A/C control scheme for the MS1, and a couple of people here (Abe and Jason in particular) contributed to the design of a standalone alternator-control circuit.

With the MS3, of course, this is all irrelevant. There's really nothing about the under-hood environment of an NB that the MS3 can't control as well as or better than stock.

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This was the case many years ago, with the MS1 and, to a later extent, the MS2.

Workarounds were devices for A/C and alternator. I created an A/C control scheme for the MS1, and a couple of people here (Abe and Jason in particular) contributed to the design of a standalone alternator-control circuit.

With the MS3, of course, this is all irrelevant. There's really nothing about the under-hood environment of an NB that the MS3 can't control as well as or better than stock.
Ah so it seems that I was on the right track. I guess this is one of the pitfalls of spending too much time reading old stuff because it's hard to figure out what went where when and what new features became available etc.

The hunt for a recent step wise build thread continues!
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