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Forum: Build Threads
Yesterday, 12:24 AM
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Posted By curly

Warning: that was half what I did, half what I...

Warning: that was half what I did, half what I wish I had done.

E, do we not have a electrical thread somewhere? Would be helpful I guess. I’ve been wiring random DC electrical bits and bobs...
Forum: Build Threads
06-23-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By curly

Recently rewired 90% of our car when we swapped...

Recently rewired 90% of our car when we swapped to an ecotec. The GM ECU and harness has all it's own ground points and power wires, so I just needed a 40amp relay to power it, and a relay to control...
06-20-2019, 11:17 PM
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Views: 843
Posted By curly

post your tune too.

post your tune too.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-20-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By curly

Ecu sends a ground, not voltage. Voltage just...

Ecu sends a ground, not voltage. Voltage just comes from a splice off the main relay. Powers injectors, cam/crank/coils too.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-16-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By curly

Unplug a random vacuum line on the intake...

Unplug a random vacuum line on the intake manifold while it's running. If that's enough, you can use any 12v solenoid found in every 90-05 miata. Such as VICs, VCTS, purge solenoids, FPR solenoids,...
06-16-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 53,069
Posted By curly

Properly applied, I’ll take a good quality rtv...

Properly applied, I’ll take a good quality rtv seal over any gasket, and I reseal/test engines on a daily basis. A lot of modern engines are only sealed with rtv, saved the head and manifolds.
Forum: Race Prep
06-16-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 17,895
Posted By curly

Ducted alternators aren't new at all, many cars...

Ducted alternators aren't new at all, many cars have ducting to the alternators, BMW 3 series and Toyota Celicas to name a few. We were seeing voltages usually around 17 or 19 volts, occasionally...
Forum: Race Prep
06-16-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 17,895
Posted By curly

Looked into that extensively, including getting a...

Looked into that extensively, including getting a hefty quote from a machine shop and reaching out to garage star for a custom piece. Nothing OFS exists, we solved our failing alternator issues on...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-15-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By curly

New NGK BKR-7s and gap them down to .025" or so. ...

New NGK BKR-7s and gap them down to .025" or so.

I didn't see anything after a quick look at first log you posted in post #5, but in the 2nd log, the RPM looks like a saw blade, that indicates...
06-15-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,677
Posted By curly

Also, it’s pretty easy to find a good car like...

Also, it’s pretty easy to find a good car like this for less than $14k. And 18k miles means nothing, that things had more hands on it than a veteran porn star.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By curly

The 2nd log almost just looks like a misfire....

The 2nd log almost just looks like a misfire. What's your ignition system, when were the parts replaced last, what are the plugs gapped to, etc.
Forum: Build Threads
06-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By curly

I did the inspection, if it was a bad new coil,...

I did the inspection, if it was a bad new coil, It'd be on 2 cylinders, not 3. If compression is 120, it's probably just the injector. I didn't ohm test it. They're OEM 1.8 tan tops.

2yan, I have...
06-13-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By curly

I use Toyota FIPG and don’t wait any time before...

I use Toyota FIPG and don’t wait any time before torquing. Granted laying a bead, installing the gaskets, baffle, pick up tube, another bead, laying the pan on top of all this, and finally torquing...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-12-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By curly

Post your tune and attach a log, not just a...

Post your tune and attach a log, not just a screen shot
Forum: WTB
06-12-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By curly

WTB front lower control arm delrin bushings

AFAIK SadFab is out of stock currently and we have a race coming up in the beginning of July, and our poly bushings are slowly committing suicide, anybody have a delrin set available?
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-11-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By curly

Ok I'll actually be useful. I finally looked at...

Ok I'll actually be useful. I finally looked at your log and your afr is in the 18s before it dies, I'd add fuel in the decel rows so it doesn't go so lean.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-10-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By curly

Oh, yeah don’t use closed loop with an ms2,...

Oh, yeah don’t use closed loop with an ms2, problem solved.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
06-10-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By curly

Tune your initial value table?

Tune your initial value table?
06-08-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 330,706
Posted By curly

Doing that thing I always tell newbs not to do...

Doing that thing I always tell newbs not to do and building a mani/do around a turbo. Canít thank my coworker John enough, heís got a lot of experience in the area. I could NOT do this again without...
06-08-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,188
Posted By curly

18psi is 220, if you look at that row, you go...

18psi is 220, if you look at that row, you go from 6.3 to 10.3 in a relatively short period, 4300-5400rpm.
06-08-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,188
Posted By curly

borka, for a naturally aspirated engine, your...

borka, for a naturally aspirated engine, your table is actually fairly aggressive. I usually tune a little more retarded in boost applications, since it does fly through the 100kpa row when...
06-07-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,419
Posted By curly

That’s normal, it usually has a thick header...

That’s normal, it usually has a thick header brace under it in stock applications.
Forum: Race Prep
06-01-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,788
Posted By curly

Replace seal, be more careful when installing...

Replace seal, be more careful when installing axles next time.
Forum: Build Threads
06-01-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,277
Posted By curly

85/86 are interchangeable. I meant you had three...

85/86 are interchangeable. I meant you had three power inputs, and a power output. You need 2 power inputs, a ground, and the power output. The wire that loops from the battery to 85 or 86 or...
Forum: Build Threads
05-30-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 243,705
Posted By curly

That FR lift arm to fender clearance is giving me...

That FR lift arm to fender clearance is giving me heart palpitations. I’m also smiling at the Ed level of fluids and soaked paper towels under the car. That MSM colored VVT valve cover still looks...
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