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Old 02-02-2008, 08:45 AM   #1
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finally ordered my megasquirt from Scott (Braineack)

I want to understand this thing and get tuning before I go turbo. Maybe pick up a few hp (96rwhp FTL) by deleting the maf and tweaking fuel and spark settings.
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With a proper tune it drives like a totally different car even while NA
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let's hope so.
delete the maf and relocate air filter to coldside, might even gain some improved throttle response too
getting an LC-1 too, might aswell do it right the first time
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:36 PM   #4
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i got mine and i built a custom intake out of intake pipes, and deleted the AFM, sounds like a monster intake when it turns off like a truck lol i cant get it running right now but when i do il get a video. I located mine behind the headlight and got a headlight intake Name:  035.jpg
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still going to try and make a heat shield and direct the air from the head light to it, i mite get it running today.
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With a proper tune it drives like a totally different car even while NA
+1. once youve had a standalone with a good tune you'll never want to go back... excpt for emissions, and that's a maybe.
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Old 02-03-2008, 05:04 PM   #6
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is it that much of a difference? I expect a few hp to pick up, but a totally different car?
I can't wait now
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ya, i think it will be a big difference, i cant wait to get it running either and get it dynoed, i put my headlight intake cover on td, shitty fitment, but il get the body shop to fix that il get a pic later
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MS came in today, together with standalone harness, IAT sensor, Innovate LC-1, KnocksenseMS and the FM mounting bolt and some vacuum line .
Just waiting for the header to arrive and I can start tinkering around, too bad my mother took the laptop on holiday
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ya man you will love it, i am in love with mine the car pulls so much harder. I did a 30ft burnout today haha with my 17s on and those are heavy.
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MS came in today, together with standalone harness, IAT sensor, Innovate LC-1, KnocksenseMS and the FM mounting bolt and some vacuum line .
Just waiting for the header to arrive and I can start tinkering around, too bad my mother took the laptop on holiday
Hey... Don't put the LC-1 sensor in stock location.
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started my build today.
pulled the stock header and EGR-pipe, and some various pieces of crap. testfitted my new stainless header.
also tore up the interior and pulled the stock ecu. need to route vacuumline, hardmount MS underneath the dashboard en install LC-1 and IAT sensor, aswell as making an EGR blockoff plate out of some sheet aluminum and finding a testpipe instead of the gutted cat.
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does the knocksenseMS have to be mounted to a motormount or can I bolt it to one of the bolt holes of where the AC bracket would be? (I have just PS)
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header is finally in, routed vacuum line from intake mani to passenger compartment, made an EGR blockoff plate, next is installing IAT and LC-1, together with the MS ofcourse
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it's too cold and/or rainy to work on the car. LC-1 to be installed, together with the KnocksenseMS, get the wiring done and start tuning
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