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Old 05-25-2007, 11:31 AM   #41
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for one he lives in England, so it would be an expensive call, but for the other, we are talking about a bolt. Take off his JBweld coating you you have the exact same solution as FM.

I think we are arguing about nothing....
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Old 05-25-2007, 11:55 AM   #42
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It took my sensor mount 4 days - ordered monday had it friday ups ground. I made a mount originally using a bolt that was the boss size, and then welded another bolt flopped to fit the sensor. Though once I started seeing the variation of noise around the different mounting points, I figured the FM solution would only enhance the sensors ability to detect knock given it's design. It is definitely engineered for the purpose - so I went BIG on my sensor mount and paid $7 for the sensor.
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Old 05-25-2007, 02:24 PM   #43
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Default In case you were curious...

Here's what the knock events look like in MLV with the CLT input attached...

notice how quickly it reacts, spark angle drops instanly....


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Old 05-25-2007, 03:00 PM   #44
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soo... I see hooking up the CLT line as unnecessary

are you sure you got the knocks, or just some other noise?
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Old 05-25-2007, 03:05 PM   #45
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i was hitting it with a screwdriver at idle....
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Old 05-25-2007, 03:11 PM   #46
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cool, i guess you have it set to monitor down to idle. I was going to tell it to ignore under say 3500 or something.

makes me want to get crackin' on mine. too many projects...
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Old 05-25-2007, 03:13 PM   #47
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yeah just changed the ignore below to 500rpm....just so i could test it's functionablility before I finialize the install.
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Old 05-25-2007, 03:15 PM   #48
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use your super net saavy to see if anyone's running closed loop boost. I think that would be the biggest safety net available, and great use of the knock detection system.
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Old 05-25-2007, 03:25 PM   #49
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dunno, set your AFR targets, turn off open-loop and give 'er a shot.
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Like you'd know, have you actualy built any of your ECU or did you get someone else to do it for you?

of course i had some one with the patience and small fingers to do my soldering work for me. i am made with hands built for breacking and destroying stuff not fine electrical work i would and could do it provided they made the baord about 10 times bigger. this digital revolution is bullshit i can barely fit my hand into the crevices of these cars as it is without bending stuff. wich is why i farmed it out.

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Old 05-25-2007, 04:24 PM   #51
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That was actually quite funny. And an awesome excuse. I can't solder because my fingers are too big.
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I mean Adam, chad, scot ben no direspect with that post but i do stand firm on the belief that circuit board moding is not something that would be easy for me. In theory yes and in pratice by way of doing it wires etc or on a larger baord with upscaled components just not in it's natural size.
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get off the roids....
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Who's on roids this guy just struck a nerve. I hate it when people try to catagorize me as a meathead. etc. Esp after i just walked into the garage to find 2 nails in my front tire after a 12 hr shift at work good times sleep will cure all.
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haha I have short, fat, stubby fingers myself. I can solder just fine--pretty well actually. Your hands don't get down in there, the tool does. A good soldering iron makes the difference. I have 2, they were my grandfather's. One is a large hair-dryer shaped thing with a large tip and a light that comes on when you pull the trigger. It sucks for working on PCB's but was not intended for such. The other is a thin wand, not much larger than a fountain pen, and you can change the tips out. It has a selection of medium to fine tips. And is great for working on and in small areas.

I wasn't good at soldering at first. Actually, I took a class in high school and was taught how to do it. I don't use the skill often these days, but when I need to, I can. IMO, the key to soldering: heat up the area to be soldered, not the solder itself. use heatsinks as appropriate. once the area is hot, touch the solder to the area and let it flow.

And no, I didn't solder up my MS. I purchased it completed for me. Why? Time savings, warranty, and support.
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Lol
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you also do electronics for a living i work in ink and paper. making magazines the day i need to repair my own Information servers for our equipment is the day i need to get good at soldering. If the MSPNP had been out before i bought mine i would so have gotten it but it wasn't so i got the next best thing Bradleysquirt Fully functional fuel only standalone. spark to come later.

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Old 05-25-2007, 05:40 PM   #58
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mmm food at soldering.
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rofl damn small *** keyboard i sleep now thanks Y8s i missed that one.
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you also do electronics for a living i work in ink and paper.
Dude I don't build the components that I sell. Chineese and Korean people do! I spend my day at a desk.
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