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Old 06-04-2010, 01:32 PM   #1
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Vehicle Specs:
1994 1.8L
94-95 MSPNP (Efini's old unit...he & I seem to exchange cars/parts every few years now )
Moss MP62 8-9psig peak boost
One step colder NGK plugs / NGK wires
305cc supra injectors
Innovate LC-1 wideband

1) General question in regards to TunerStudio : I'm running it through VMWare on my Mac currently. I have generated a custom dashboard and modified the project properties (File->Project->Project Properties) to fit my aesthetic and monitoring needs. The problem I have is reloading TS after I disconnect from the car and close TS to recharge the laptop inside. When I reopen the MSQ in TS, the Project Properties and Dashboard always need to be reset. Is there a way to change this (default settings perhaps?) so I don't need to 'setup' the program for every session?

2) Fan control : I am working out a high idle currently. AFR's are fine and timing is fine, but the idle is up around 1500rpm still. I have tried a few changes referencing advise on previous posts from Joe Perez to others on their cars. Idle air screw is fully closed, and no vacuum leaks (solid 20"hg and snooped the lines). Any additional advice?

3) Cruise fuel / TPS cutout : While cruising, I get a fairly ubrupt fuel cutout while riding the thin line between little throttle and no throttle. This could be linked to the fact that the idle is high (i.e. the engine is not requiring additional throttle due to whatever is causing the high idle...IAC valve stuck open perhaps?) Need to tune overrun fuel cut I presume...

4) TunerStudio autotune is quite helpful. I love the interface and ease of use. $40 well spent.

The first question is the biggy, as the others are mostly tuning issues that I am working on. I figure I could throw them in there in case there is something significant that ya'll already know and I missed.

~Matt

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Tunerstduio should always default to the last project/dashboard that was opened. unsure why you are having this issue.

you mean idle control? did you try to lower the min dc % value?

overrun needs a delay of 2-3 seconds. and the tps point needs to be like 0-1%. I use 0.8% myself.
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Tunerstduio should always default to the last project/dashboard that was opened. unsure why you are having this issue.
Unless he hasn't registered, in which case it will always start with the default dash so as to break your *****.

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Tunerstduio should always default to the last project/dashboard that was opened. unsure why you are having this issue.

you mean idle control? did you try to lower the min dc % value?

overrun needs a delay of 2-3 seconds. and the tps point needs to be like 0-1%. I use 0.8% myself.
I adjusted the overrun and recalibrated the TPS and all is well there now. The idle slimmed down to 1100-1300rpm. I can live with that for now, but will fix as I learn more.

I fixed the Project loading issue by reorganizing my working .msq and initial start-up .msq into the correct folders. TS must be picky about where files are located.

I'll post my fan settings...I tried to match them to a previous post I found, but the fans still aren't kicking on.
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Ok, here are the relevant fields for fan control. I presumed this unit was configured to use the "Fan Control" function with Output 2 disabled (read that in another post). Please take a look and see if something stands out as incorrect.
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Moving along to more fun things now.
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