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Old 10-29-2014, 09:50 PM   #681
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Bah, body panels are over-rated. Haven't you learned from all the drifto-tools in NJ?

Seriously though, I'm not trying to ride anyone's dick or take business away from anyone else for that matter, but people have driven way further than you have to to get tuned by him. I'm sure you'll have a response by the weekend. I'm actually going to post a review on the forum if I can because I want to share the good experience and see who else has had one (and so I can be creeping on other local miata owners haha). Another one of his customers who had his car done the weekend before mine made it a point to see Ken before moving to CA permanently. Kind of says something, he's moving to an area where car culture is bigger and I'm sure tuners are more abundant, but he got tuned by Oracle.
Hey I'm sold.... Lol I'm excited to get tuned by him now!
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So like this? The line going to the WG is coming from the boost source



Oops just noticed you said bottom... Switching that line to the other port, but you get the idea
Not sure if related to your issue but based on that pic, should be running a pre-throttle plate boost source to a port on the lower part of the waste gate (closer to manifold). As it sits in that picture the boost is being used to hold the ewg closed so it won't opened to bleed off the extra exhaust.

Upper port on the ewg can be used with a 3 port ebc.
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:19 PM   #683
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Not sure if related to your issue but based on that pic, should be running a pre-throttle plate boost source to a port on the lower part of the waste gate (closer to manifold). As it sits in that picture the boost is being used to hold the ewg closed so it won't opened to bleed off the extra exhaust.

Upper port on the ewg can be used with a 3 port ebc.
I switched to the other port... Not sure if you saw my edit under the pic
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Wasnt sure as both ports that you have barbs on go to upper chamber. Needs to move to one that you have a plug in. But if already did that then carry on.
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Wasnt sure as both ports that you have barbs on go to upper chamber. Needs to move to one that you have a plug in. But if already did that then carry on.
Yikes... Did not know that. I'm going to switch that tomorrow
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Old 10-30-2014, 08:51 AM   #686
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Ken Hill will be tuning it around Thanksgiving! Got an E-Mail back last night
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:28 PM   #687
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So I went to mount my ECU today more permenantly but realized the ecu cover bracket was rusted beyond recognition.

Mmmm so much want but I cant justify spending $84 shipped for a piece of aluminum... Lol (And I would still have the buy a new bracket on top of this mount...)

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Do you still have AC? I deleted AC and am going to mount mine behind the glove box. After seeing how much the cover plate rusted I don't want to put my ~700 dollar ecu there.
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Is it rust that goes through the metal? Sandblast and powder coat for cheaper solution.
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Do you still have AC? I deleted AC and am going to mount mine behind the glove box. After seeing how much the cover plate rusted I don't want to put my ~700 dollar ecu there.
AC Is deleted. Yeah I thought about that too... I'm wondering if my harness is long enough to fit it up there... I guess it should be

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Is it rust that goes through the metal? Sandblast and powder coat for cheaper solution.
The bracket was literally disintegrated lol... Its really falling apart and the studs broke off. I wonder if I could hit it with the bench brinder though and salvage it... Use a couple long bolts/nuts to replace the studs... Might be worth a shot
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That Tial looks strange to me because i don't know much about nice things, but on my old Tials and my current Turbosmart, the top fitting is a vent, and i control using the bottom on.

So... opposite of what you've got.

Switching them around gives me eleventy billion PSI.
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I switched the fitting this morning! Hopefully I have it right now lol

(Hooked back up to the EBC btw... Ready to go to Oracle Tuning in November)

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That looks better to me.
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That looks better to me.
Yeah I think its good now lol... Thats really the only other spot it can run to.

I'm curious to see how it responds but im nervous to get into boost the way it is. I didn't like my AFR's in my log and the way it kept cutting out. I guess I'll just limp it to Oracle and let Ken figure it out.
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the ports have "water" and "boost" or something like that marked right next to them. use the right ones, and cap the others, and you're set.
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...... "Water?" DA FUQ?
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the ports have "water" and "boost" or something like that marked right next to them. use the right ones, and cap the others, and you're set.
Yeah I have them all capped... Well not the water ports but im not plugging those

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...... "Water?" DA FUQ?
Haha yeah water cooled wastegate but I dont see the need.... Can't say I didn't think about running water though it though. Ultimately ended up just seeing it as another possible failure point.
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...... "Water?" DA FUQ?
The Tial ewgs are water cooled. It prevents the black ones from turning purple.
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The Tial ewgs are water cooled. It prevents the black ones from turning purple.

That's the dumbest **** i've ever heard of.
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it also prevents the stupid diaphragm from frying over the years.
I wonder if there are piston style ewg's nowadays
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