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Old 09-10-2007, 12:57 PM   #1
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what on earth is this ?

is it to do with Ecu ?
or the est of the cars electrics ?

I am fitting a standalone ecu so dont need half the factory stuff, it looks like something that could control the coils but not sure

its on the left hand side - above where the shock mounts

Please help

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Charcoal cannister solenoid, something like that maybe?
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It's the igniter for the coil pack - only found on 1.6 cars.

Leave it be otherwise you'll be rather short on sparks
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bingo it is the ignitor
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You weird 1.6'rs.
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Its the ignitor. If you unbolt it from that bracket you can tuck it nicely begind the fuse box out of sight. Thats what I did. It also make for a good anti theft device, I remove it whenever im someone where unfamiliar for long periods.
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ok so if going standalone I can bin it along with the other stuff !!!

yippeeeee

thanks for the info
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ok so if going standalone I can bin it along with the other stuff !!!

yippeeeee

thanks for the info
Think again. Are you going COPs?
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Planning to use VB92s to fire the coils?
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Sounds like some fun threads to come......
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3 bar it is essential to the working of the stock coils. unless you have another provision for coils then leave it where it is.
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autronics with subaru coil on plug from sti
actually got 2 x miatas to do ! oneturbo - one v8 ! - one my own - the other a friends ! talk about trust ! and talk about a mess in the garage
I think I will need the wires as I think one drives the stock rev counter ?
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Its the ignitor. If you unbolt it from that bracket you can tuck it nicely begind the fuse box out of sight. Thats what I did. It also make for a good anti theft device, I remove it whenever im someone where unfamiliar for long periods.
I moved mine to under the dash (used one of the mounting holes to ty-wrap it to a bracket I found under there. All that charcoal canister stuff can be deleted for some nice engine bay cleanup and weight reduction.
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unplug it and see if your car still runs?
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unplug it and see if your car still runs?
Good luck with that.
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