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Old 10-29-2009, 06:51 PM   #21
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talk to brain1!!!!!! hes the ****
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:03 PM   #22
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Nice, but I wanted something I'd notice. See around 0:10 for example:
Nürburgring Nordschleife on Vimeo

all you need is the light...something like this: http://www.raptorperformance.com/Ord...der%20Form.htm or this http://www.jegs.com/p/Auto-Meter/Aut...45851/10002/-1

I bought the brightest LEDs I could source on digikey in the 30 seconds i spent looking. but they seemed to light up bright enough to notice.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:06 PM   #23
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EDIT: What's with the uber-gay window tint?
the Florida sun.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:07 PM   #24
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all you need is the light...something like this: Warning Light Order Form

I bought the brightest LEDs I could source on digikey in the 30 seconds i spent looking. but they seemed to light up bright enough to notice.
scott its plenty bright, like i told you before u just have to mount the LEDs facing your line of site.
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Dude!

That is very freakin' cool. I need this in my life.
EDIT: What's with the uber-gay window tint?
x2!
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Old 01-03-2010, 04:04 AM   #26
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So if I'm reading this right, in order to hook up an LED as a single stage shift light on a MSPNP, I need to solder a jumper from U1 pin 10 (JS7/Spark F), to one of the 8 unused header pads? I assume I'd also need the driver transistor and resistor as shown in the Shift Light section of the MS Extra Hardware Manual. Are there spares, or a proto area on the MSPNP?

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Old 01-03-2010, 04:22 AM   #27
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FYI, my car wouldn't start with that wire connected. I never did any form of troubleshooting, just clipped the wire and ran it without a tach for 6 months. Didn't really miss it - one less gauge to watch. I had a 7400rpm rev limiter and I used it.
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Old 01-03-2010, 04:37 AM   #28
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I modded mine to an alligator clip.... then clipped it to my ****.... it sends a nice little charge through... I NEVER miss a shift now.
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:26 AM   #29
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With MSPNP I just hooked it up to the same output as boost control is, and then disable boost control, enable the output function and set it to 69 on RPMx100 or something.
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Im gonna get Jeff to do this for me
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Old 01-03-2010, 12:06 PM   #31
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With MSPNP I just hooked it up to the same output as boost control is, and then disable boost control, enable the output function and set it to 69 on RPMx100 or something.
I like it! And I just installed a Profec, so I don't need the MS EBC. I hate to ask for step by step directions, I really do, but looking at Megatune, I can't figure it out. Any more detail would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-03-2010, 01:02 PM   #32
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MSPNP Output 1 as boost control
  1. Basic settings > Codebase and output function > X4 (JS2) -> Output 1 (not Boost Control)
  2. More settings > Outputs > OUTPUT 1 (X4/JS2) source -> RPM
  3. More settings > Outputs > OUTPUT 1 (X4/JS2) on/off limit -> 69
  4. Hook up 12V LED (low current!!) shift light
  5. Profit

Something like that, I dont have my current MSQ here.
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Old 01-03-2010, 01:21 PM   #33
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Thanks man! I had steps 1 & 2 figured out, but the trigger value was unclear.

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Old 07-05-2011, 05:10 PM   #34
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do you use the JS7 pin and out via the EBC (which is pin 9 on the harness)?

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