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Old 10-22-2008, 01:06 AM   #21
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94-97 throttle body on 99+ manifold - YES
94-97 factory fuel rail on 99+ head/manifold - NO
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Rotornut, if you are still looking for an intake manifold i know of someone selling an 01.
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thats good news, got my head off today. started swapping things over to the the 2000 head, noticed i didnt have a fuel rail with the new manifold :(.

ill have pics of my chaotic install later on lol. so many hoses ! hope to see some decent results from this swap.

oh one question, on the rpm switch, 3 wires needed, ground(easy to find), 12v(whats suggested?) and an rpm indicator. help a nub out plz?



edit: damn, abe, wanna send me a fuel rail? lol, ill pay for overnight shipping need to have my car running asap :(
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Yeah the injector spacing is right but the offset on the mounting tabs for the fuel rail are off. You can make it fit, but it's not worth it. I cut up on old fuel rail to get the tabs, then cut the good on and extended them. Then it fit. but not worth it. It sits on a shelf anyway.
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nvm, my fuel rail was hiding from me!

im still stuck on the rpm switch tho
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does the harness on the 99-00 fuel rail not match up to the coilpack? looks very similiar but wont hook up, its like the inputs are upside down.
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ill have pics of my chaotic install later on lol. so many hoses ! hope to see some decent results from this swap.

oh one question, on the rpm switch, 3 wires needed, ground(easy to find), 12v(whats suggested?) and an rpm indicator. help a nub out plz?



edit: damn, abe, wanna send me a fuel rail? lol, ill pay for overnight shipping need to have my car running asap :(
Heh - I didn't think 2k1 manifolds were worth anything except as scrap.

What RPM switch?? There's teh VICS switch, but it doesn't have 3 wires. You mean the cam position sensor, on the front of the valve cover? It's +5, gnd, and signal out. I'd suggest running an MS-II, but I always suggest that. :-)
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Rotornut, if you are still looking for an intake manifold i know of someone selling an 01.
Thanks, but I don't need it. The seller of the '99 head backed out on me at the last second, so I'm just going to do some work on the '95 head I have. Maybe couple it with the new BEGi IM, and should be good to go.

Abe, he means he has an RPM switch that he's using to trigger the VICS system. He needs to know where to get constant power and an RPM signal so that he can set the VICS to activate at whatever RPM he chooses.
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on 95-97 the rpm indictor is on pin # 4L straight on the ECU, just gota find a good ground and 12v around the ecu :-\


wtf is a bsp1 relay? and where does that vaccum hose from it go?
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Thanks, but I don't need it. The seller of the '99 head backed out on me at the last second, so I'm just going to do some work on the '95 head I have. Maybe couple it with the new BEGi IM, and should be good to go.

Abe, he means he has an RPM switch that he's using to trigger the VICS system. He needs to know where to get constant power and an RPM signal so that he can set the VICS to activate at whatever RPM he chooses.
You've got to be kidding me. Even the lowly MS-I must be able to toggle a line high on RPM > 5250, and toggle it low on RPM under it.

It'd be beyond retarded not to.
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Well hell, IDK what he's using for EMS. I was just clarifying what he wanted to know. lol
I was going to use an RPM switch as well if I had gotten the '99 head, but then again, I already have the Link.
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Old 10-23-2008, 01:18 PM   #32
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well, i got my head on finally. it doesnt start, big surprise.

if i were to post massive amounts of pics of my engine could someone help? lol

MSPNP is my next purchase, using the rpm switch as a bandaid to work the vics until i get it
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Did you do the timing belt right?

are there any vacuum leaks?

does it run on ether?

did you check for spark, fuel?

is the crossover tube on and the MAF hooked up?

maybe you should start a new thread for " my engine wont start" instead of us filling a good thread on 99 head swaps full of ****. good luck dude.
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yeah, guna start a new thread with lots of pictures
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Link?

Assuming the timing is right, there's a chance you just have the spark or fuel in backwards - though with fuel in the wrong spot, it should still run, if poorly. I forget when the spark swapped sides, but certainly being 180* cam timing out on the ignition would do that. :-)

Does it even "try"?
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pics still loading on photobucket :-\

coilwires are right, fuel lines are right(basing it off a 91, are they different?)

it turns over, so it does try. ill have pics here after awhile. battery is dead after tryin to start it, have to wait on the charger also.
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um, fuel *lines*? yes, they are different. A NB car doesn't even have a return line.

You're running off the OEM computer? You've seen it spark? It's basic, running a motor - compression, spark, fuel, timing. You have those, you'll be laying rubber in no time. Go shock yourself, you'll know the car knows the motor is turning over (what are you using, the CAS?)
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heres a question, tryin to hook up the rpm switch.

this is the solenoid on the back of the manifold, theres two prongs, one for ground, one a hot 12v.... right?
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which is ground and which is the 12v or am i completely wrong?
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Not sure what this has to do with "RPM" switching, that's the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve. Anyway, I can try to find out the polarity when I get home.

Oh, nevermind, I can't. My manifolds are strewn all over the floor, the heads are in piles, and I think the EGR set up is at the bottom of a box of stuff I've removed and.... Maybe someone else knows?

Anyway, it is probably +12V and switched ground, like most things, meaning if you're going to use it for power, it won't always be on.
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heres a question, tryin to hook up the rpm switch.

this is the solenoid on the back of the manifold, theres two prongs, one for ground, one a hot 12v.... right?


which is ground and which is the 12v or am i completely wrong?
Yes, and polarity won't matter. Abe's talking about something else.
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