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Old 02-11-2019, 12:04 PM
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I've got a 1995 that I'm dropping a 2001 VVT engine into, had a buddy build an MS3X using trubokitty's instructions. I'm confused by the 94-95 wire schematics showing the knock sensor wire going to connector 1 (orange/red).



To my knowledge (which admittedly is a handful of google searches) my 1995 didn't leave the factory with a knock sensor, that didn't happen until 1999(?). So I Googled some more and, if the diagram I found is correct, it looks like Wiring the knock sensor to that pin on a 94-95 ties it into the EGR?







Now, I'm assuming I'm wrong here, just looking for clarification that my current pinouts are correct before gluing up the connector. I was under the impression that I'd need to run new wires to the knock sensor?
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Are you saying you're trying to keep egr function and don't want to splice the knock sensor there? I'm pretty sure you could just run a wire from an empty output.
I think it's just like that to keep things simple and assuming that your blocking off/ not using egr.

Could be totally wrong tho...
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That is just the point that Braineack runs in the Knock sensor wire. Using the EGR wiring makes things easier. Do know that if you want to have knock control you have to have purchased the knock module to add the the MS3X.
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Originally Posted by 2N0B0dy1 View Post
Are you saying you're trying to keep egr function and don't want to splice the knock sensor there? I'm pretty sure you could just run a wire from an empty output.
I think it's just like that to keep things simple and assuming that your blocking off/ not using egr.

Could be totally wrong tho...
No, just confused and probably because I didn't build the MS3X myself... I've ditched EGR and won't be running it but with the VVT motor having a knock sensor and my 95 chassis not being wired for one I was just anticipating having to run both wires but it sounds like Brain is smarter than me and repurposed the EGR connector for a knock sensor? Now I wish I'd have known that and bought the knock sensor connector from Ballenger.

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That is just the point that Braineack runs in the Knock sensor wire. Using the EGR wiring makes things easier. Do know that if you want to have knock control you have to have purchased the knock module to add the the MS3X.
I didn't and I don't, so consider this thread solved and my addition of a knock sensor shelved for the time being.

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