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Old 01-02-2013, 06:50 PM   #781
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Iíve actually heard quite the opposite. This setup is a pretty common for some high powered turbo builds (mainly Honda guys). 7-800 WHP setups. High spark energy with low dwell times for an engine that was designed to run at 11,000RPM. Iíve checked with some of the bigger guys in the industry (turbo honda guys) and they all swear by them.

The fast DSM guys (like 7-8 second guys) went rounds with coil selection for a while, and ended up using Chrysler 300M coils, a handful of LS1 options and a these type of Denso bike coils with an Arc2 or M&W CDI. The bike coils by themselves have very poor spark energy and need a CDI (which they have on the bike), to make a strong spark.

Tony Palo and some of the other fast Honda guys are using these coils, but they're also using the M&W box and 16V charging systems ($$$$$$$$).
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:24 PM   #782
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Well I won't be anywhere near the needs of a 7-8 second setup. This should do just fine for a sub 500hp setup. If not - I have almost nothing invested and I'll start clean again.
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:43 PM   #783
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Just go for it man. Be the gunna pig, maybe you're on to a cheaper, better setup.

If not, share the story.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:16 AM   #784
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Just about finished with the ďEngineĒ side of the harness. Iíve left the pigtails a little long without connectors on them for now. That way Iíll be able to size everything up properly while itís actually sitting in the engine bay.



I also picked up a few items to toss on while Iím putting things back together.

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Old 01-03-2013, 08:49 PM   #785
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I was in the belief that COPs are so last year and D585 truck coils is right way to go
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:38 AM   #786
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It was a productive weekend. Got the coils in the mail and installed, finished up the harness and replaced my timing components.

Just for a change of pace I decided to set the electrical stuff aside and work on some mechanical items. The timing belt needed to be changed. The last time I pulled the valve cover off it didn’t seal properly and got oil on my belt. So I figured I’d replace it with the Gates Racing belt. They are known to hold up quite a bit better under harsh condistion.




Next I moved on to the new Coils. I didn’t install my connectors because I was unsure of which way I needed to orient the coil packs and I’m glad I didn’t because I would have never guessed I had to mount them all facing forward. So I installed the connectors on my existing pigtails.








Everything installed and looks great. I used the previous mounting points for the loops to tie down my wiring. Came out great if you ask me.




While running my sensors I got to a point where I ran out of unique wire colors… So I used this AEM tuner wire coloring unit…




With the front of the motor wired up it was now time to group them and get them through the firewall.



Sunday:



It was now time to bundle some wires and get them through the firewall. I grouped everything and was preparing to send it through the factory boot.



I used the OE boot from the factory harness. Figured it didn’t get much cleaner looking than this and I really didn’t have room to do some fancy 50 pin connector off the firewall.




I grouped them all together and pulled them through using a thick ground cable taped to my bundle.




The only routing I was unhappy with was my crank position sensor harness. It ran in front of the timing cover and looked like crap. So I decided to depin it and run it behind. I ran some DEI heat wrap before routing it to be safe.






Next step was to mount my ECU…It’s a cool looking unit so I wanted to mount it somewhere interesting.



The only thing left is to run the connections to my body harness.. Fuel pump, gauges etc
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:46 AM   #787
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Epic sir. Beautifully done.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:57 PM   #788
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Damn man, sexcellent as usual. Cannot wait to see this thing rape face with the new setup.
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:37 PM   #789
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I've said it before and I'll say it again, if Fae just had 10% of whatever it is that you have (time, knowledge, know-how, motivation, etc. etc.) his sh*t would have been done eons ago.

Nice work sir
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So clean. Respect.
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I've said it before and I'll say it again, if Fae just had 10% of whatever it is that you have (time, knowledge, know-how, motivation, etc. etc.) his sh*t would have been done eons ago.

Nice work sir
Patience.
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Pride.

That's really it. He has pride in his work, and patient enough to take his time and do it right.
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:10 AM   #792
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Patience.
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Pride.

That's really it. He has pride in his work, and patient enough to take his time and do it right.
You gotta admit though -- Bryan has a certain level of talent that many don't have. I know that if I tried to do a lot of the stuff he's done, it would come out looking like

Some of that is patience -- which I lack -- but some of it is just the ability to envision something and actually have it look right when he's done. I can envision something and take my sweet time on it and it still looks terrible/is wrong sometimes.
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turbofan - I agree, that's why I said if Fae only had 10% of that, he'd still be so much better off
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:34 PM   #794
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If you guys swing from dude's nuts any harder you're going to tear them off.
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If you guys swing from dude's nuts any harder you're going to tear them off.
Then he would just make better ones.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:06 PM   #796
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Well this girl has a heartbeat. Finally spent some time finishing up the wiring and the map - she fired right up.


One of the last touches was the body harness that ran mostly to the ECU before. This harness takes care of the Fuel Pump Relay, Cooling Fans, VSS, Instrument Cluster etc..

The harness as it looked. I went through and found the items Iíll be using.



I wanted it to be nice and clean so I used bundled wire and soldered my connections.





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Beautiful build
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:24 PM   #798
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Hey guys - Check out the write up my work did on the build. Make sure you LIKE the Motovicity page AND the link

https://www.facebook.com/Motovicity
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:56 PM   #799
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Before the tune I wanted to make sure that everything was up to snuff. My intercooler has had to work overtime and it was due for an update. I picked up the Vibrant 550HP intercooler. Dimensions: 3.25” thick 30 wide and 9.25 high.

Step 1: GET THE CAR IN THE GARAGE

Car had a nice coat of snow on her…


The old vs the new:




I’ll keep you kids updated on the progress….
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You should sell me your old one

Nice to see this moving forward! Nice that you have a garage to work in. I did my very first engine swap outdoors in the freezing when I was 18 or so. NEVER AGAIN!
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