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Old 06-07-2014, 08:12 PM   #21
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That's good news on the positive progress.
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Old 06-07-2014, 09:18 PM   #22
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Yep good progress except I still cant get the EBC to work, Open loop inverted or normal nothing seems to happen.
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Old 06-08-2014, 01:08 AM   #23
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Amusing, I'm having a similar issue with my DIYPNP. I get a config error when I try and connect, and toggling the EBC settings does jack. Oddly enough if I disable EBC entirely, I immediately hit overboost protection, but the thing is wired up correctly and worked just fine last year. No physical changes.
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If you get a config error when you enable boost control with the port set to PA0, then something else is also set to use PA0. Please post a screenshot of the message.
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Old 06-08-2014, 09:52 PM   #25
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Here is the error message.

ebc ms error by Gorillazfan, on Flickr

Again, I found that other thread and disabled the PA0 port and after realizing I didnt splice to a switched 12v and fixing that it seems to be working.

My only other question now is I'm operating in open loop mode and I can hear the valve clicking away furiously (when into a non-zero duty range). Is this normal?
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:28 PM   #26
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Yeah the valve should make noise, it will be louder if its mounted solidly to the body.

Having said that i have a few MAC valves that have become EXTREMELY noisy.

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Old 06-08-2014, 10:32 PM   #27
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Of course I mounted it to the cowl too. Looks like its getting some rubber insulators.

As long as its not hurting anything I guess it will be ok. Still alittle confused as to how to set it up. Do I want like a smooth curve? Or basically everything the same duty except 0% at 0.00 throttle?
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:17 PM   #28
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Still hate this thing. My tune always sucks, or it doesn't, depends on the mood of the ecu. Now it randomly drops offline when I'm datalogging. I thought I had open loop holding a nice 10 psi. Go out the next day and it immediately hits 13psi. Scale my stuff back. Hitting 10-11psi. Fine. Go out later on the highway now its hitting 12psi. Whatever, I have the fuel for it I just really wanted to get a solid tune at 10psi.

When I turn on closed loop the car runs like ***. Idles at 2000rpm, which randomly jumps around. Then the best part is that it will shut off and then not want to start up.

Megasquirt. The joy.
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Megasquirt. The joy.
Tune your ****. The enjoy...
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:38 AM   #30
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So what does you not knowing how to tune/megasuirt have to do with EBC?
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Not everyone is cut out for DIY.
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You should probably buy a new NC.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:23 AM   #33
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I've had this car turbo'd for 3 years. I've not used a single kit part. I can DIY just fine. I do suck at tuning though. That's why I'm here.

What does not EBC and MS have to do with each other? How about the fact that my tune was fine I throw the EBC in and it all goes to ****. Again this is why I post here because it's literally the only place I can get help.

I can handle tuning the fuel. The issue is that it never seems to be consistent. I just drove home from my buddies. It started fine, drove fine, fuel was fine. I park the car shut it off but then I have to move it. Won't start. Power cycle and it starts but it's idling at 2000rpm again. I don't know settings to look at to adjust for things like this.
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Well you have a conflict error on your MS.

you have two things trying to use PA0.

That's an issue. this is simple MS 101 stuff here.

Only one thing can use one output. You need to determine what two things are trying to use PA0, we know one, what's the other? Did you even follow the directions of your screen shot and open mini terminal and see what the conflict was?

Have you deteremined that boost out is actually on PA0 and not something else?

How do you possible expect boost control to work when you have a tune and settings that barely run the car and have conflicts that cause errors?
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Yes I did follow the error message, which yielded no results, which led to me googling the subject and finding the thread I linked in my first post. In said thread Reverant says that the PA0 port needs to be disabled in the port settings, which I have done. Doing this made the error go away and car run. And yes I visually checked to make sure PA0 was correct
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Yes I did follow the error message, which yielded no results, which led to me googling the subject and finding the thread I linked in my first post. In said thread Reverant says that the PA0 port needs to be disabled in the port settings, which I have done. Doing this made the error go away and car run. And yes I visually checked to make sure PA0 was correct
Disabling the EBC from using PA0, also disabled the EBC. So yeah, you'll never be able to use it. Sure that cleared the error, but what Rev was suggesting is that you need to turn off whatever ELSE happens to be set to PA0 so then you can actually use the EBC output.

Until you do this, you'll never have a working EBC.
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That would make sense but the EBC does work. I make more boost thank wastegate. Changing the settings changed the boost levels etc. Unless I really messed up.
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So are you suggesting you turned off the conflicting output using PA0 and not Boost Control?
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Maybe? I'll go hook my laptop up right now and get the error again and try the mini link again
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