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Old 08-30-2008, 04:00 AM   #1
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what causes the manifold to be extremely red at just driving normally on the highway. I notice it when i got off the freeway and opened my hood at night. My car is running pretty rich. 13 and 12 AFR and how do i post up my data log?
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Red from heat? What ECU are you running?
If your AFR is good, then you may have too much timing retard (or too little advance).
If you are running MegaSquirt: post your MSQ and a datalog run. See the manual on how to do this.
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Red from heat? What ECU are you running?
If your AFR is good, then you may have too much timing retard (or too little advance).
If you are running MegaSquirt: post your MSQ and a datalog run. See the manual on how to do this.
Yeah its red from heat, i am running mspnp. so it could be my timming huh? i will try to post up the datalog. and where can i find the manual to post it up at?
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Have you ever messed with the timing table at all since you bought it... or are you running the same one that came with it? And 12-13AFR on the highway is way too damn rich... I bet you're getting around 15mpg? Have you ever had the thing on a dyno or done any tuning?

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You can find the megamanual on Google.
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Egts like whoa.
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are you running a cat? it could be clogged up also
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that **** just heats up man its normal
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^ not normal for cruising Magna..

run MLV a few times to get your idle and cruise AFRs up, your cat might be clogged too, from the richness and resultant heat.
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Alright, I found out the Problem, The last time i took it to a shop in sacramento to tune it. They change my timming where its at 10 degree all the way out. Thats fucked up! Just Dyno my car at Parris Engine and Dynamic in Stockton California! Nor Cal peeps with mega squirt if you don't want to drive down to LA this guy can tune Mega Squirt. Will post of my graph later on another thread. 208 whp and 176 trq.
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that **** just heats up man its normal
Hell No its not normal. Its so red you can almost see through it.
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