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Old 03-17-2010, 08:01 PM   #1
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Default Had an MS3X on the test bench today...

And couldn't help taking a little video showing off 8 cylinder coil per plug.

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Old 03-17-2010, 08:08 PM   #2
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Grr. I still feel slighted that they didn't choose me as a beta tester. I'm testing a new controller at work right now...
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Old 03-17-2010, 08:18 PM   #3
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Sorry Joe--But at some point, I'm pretty confident we'll have something nifty for you to get your hands on first.
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HA! It's like an MSD machine on steroids! Awesome video Ben!
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Not really sure of what I was looking at. But it looks cool!
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makes me wanna stop being lazy and convert mine to sequential fuel
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makes me wanna stop being lazy and convert mine to sequential fuel
The test bench has 8 injectors too, fitted on top of and firing into a clear tube and are fed with a fluid that approximates gas. It just wasn't hooked up for today's test.

FWIW (and I'm not trying to schill here), it's quite possible that we "might" just announce having a small quantity of MS3 processors and/or ECUs tomorrow.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:32 PM   #8
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What would be the cheapest cost to get a running ms3 setup together?
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I forgot, do i need a trigger wheel to do sequential fuel or spark?

that video needs music that matches...just like those Christmas light videos by Mannheim Steamroller....
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I forgot, do i need a trigger wheel to do sequential fuel or spark?
You need a crank sensor and a cam sensor, where the cam sensor gives you an absolute indication as to which phase of the crank is which. An NA CAS would probably fulfill this requirement if someone codes a custom setup for it (like they did with the NB on the MS2) otherwise you'd probably have to remove one of the two CMP triggers.

The generic config for full sequential is a single pulse per cam rev, plus whatever crank teeth you've got.
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We have one of those mock ups at my GM training school im at with the injectors, spark plugs, different types of ignitions, its pretty cool.
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Pics of the board and the injector setup or it didn't happen!

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Inline 8... cool...

Don't make me want another ECU already - hadn't even time to really test the DIYPNP...

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You need a crank sensor and a cam sensor, where the cam sensor gives you an absolute indication as to which phase of the crank is which. An NA CAS would probably fulfill this requirement if someone codes a custom setup for it (like they did with the NB on the MS2) otherwise you'd probably have to remove one of the two CMP triggers.

The generic config for full sequential is a single pulse per cam rev, plus whatever crank teeth you've got.
The NA CAS works with sequential, no need to remove any triggers or code anything.

Brain, get modding your MSII chip, it's not hard and it'll be worth it
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What would be the cheapest cost to get a running ms3 setup together?
We should be setting pricing some time today.


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Pics of the board and the injector setup or it didn't happen!

Jim
I think later today we'll hook up the ECU to the test bench's injectors, some cooling fans, and maybe a couple of other things.
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Oh damn you ben...

Here is a Q about getting my hands on one of these. I did a quickie google and found the infoz on it via ms3efi.com and really like what I'm seeing. Are you guys going to be offering a unit similar to whats shown there? 3.57 main board, the processor and its board along with the USB, flash and all i/o headers?

Basically, This?



Can you give us a heads up on what MS mods would need to take place for the miata using sequential fuel and spark? I know that'll be a lot of extra wiring on the car which I'm not looking forward to...
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Brain, get modding your MSII chip, it's not hard and it'll be worth it
Car is finally awaking from it's slumber tomorrow, so maybe soon. But i really hate running wires and I'd have to hack up both my injector and cop harnesses.
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We should be setting pricing some time today.
I just got my MS2 chip in and am in the process of getting it working. Although if you guys have a few ms3 for sale soon I might decide to skip MS2.
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I just got interested in MS2, but if you guys have a few ms3 for sale soon I might decide to skip MS2.
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