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Old 10-10-2006, 09:38 AM   #1
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What pisses me off is they are selling them cheaper than the rebuild kit I just bought.
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This has to be a marketing tactic to undervalue Begi products. Great deal though!
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I don't understand why anyone runs fmu/aux fuelpumps and timing retard systems... when real tuning options exist

Icky icky.
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This has to be a marketing tactic to undervalue Begi products. Great deal though!
I bet they've got a pile of parts they've pulled while upgrading customers' vehicles taking up a lot of space. At a cost of $0 and in the way of new product, they sell em cheap to get em gone.

I've run into the same issue in my trade. Sometimes I get to keep the customer's old equipment... but if I don't have an immediate need for it, I'll give it away so I don't have to look at it.
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$25 - SOLD OUT!
The Freakin Aliens already went to thier home planet.
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I wonder what FM is going to do for a low(ish) boost solution? I can't imagine paying for a link on an 8PSI setup.
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I don't understand why anyone runs fmu/aux fuelpumps and timing retard systems... when real tuning options exist

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cause we can and it works. I'm not ruling out other options, but for what you can do, it's not a bad direction.
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cause we can and it works. I'm not ruling out other options, but for what you can do, it's not a bad direction.
But just because it works.... doesn't mean its good. A real tuning system can pull so much more out of a setup and gain so much reliability back... its hard to ignore.
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I got me a UFO!
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I don't understand why anyone runs fmu/aux fuelpumps and timing retard systems... when real tuning options exist

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what are these real tuning options you talk about?
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what are these real tuning options you talk about?
Megasquirt.

Braineack, you seem like you could easily handle a MS install.
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I don't understand why anyone runs fmu/aux fuelpumps and timing retard systems... when real tuning options exist

Icky icky.
hmm... why would anyone spend $300-500 on a system that's 90% as good as a $2000-2500 standalone?

Maybe I'd rather do something besides create maps?
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Maybe I'd rather do something besides create maps?
How did we get onto Topography?
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what are these real tuning options you talk about?

Why did you give in to him and ask, he was just fishing for someone to ask.

And being able to do something doesnt mean people would want to. I know I can do a megasquirt but I don't want to do.
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I am a real whiz with my soldering iron now. Engine Management is something I'll be looking into down the road. However, one of my goals was to get a good deal of power without such. I can probably squeeze about 200-240rwhp out of this setup without the need. No it's not "ideal" but it works and it's a perfectly good tune.
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one question. Without an afpr or fmu, how does one raise fuel pressure on a Turboed system?
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If you're running a particular management to run large injectors you may only need 50psi of fuel throughout, so no need to raise pressures.
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one question. Without an afpr or fmu, how does one raise fuel pressure on a Turboed system?
You don't necessarily have to. You definately need more fuel for your forced induction, but there are various ways of doing this depending on your particular car and how much money you are willing to spend.

On our fi miatas, the most cost effective way to is a fmu and pump. You get more fuel flow at the expense of very high fuel pressures. Tuning is limited, but it works well for most set ups.

The standalones will allow you to run much larger injectors (440-550cc vs 210-240) without the need to boost pressure.
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