Supercharger Discussion For all you misguided souls.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

M45 Fuel Management and Timing suggestions

 
Old 03-05-2012, 03:50 PM
  #1  
Newb
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 16
Total Cats: 0
Default M45 Fuel Management and Timing suggestions

Steve Baker and I (mostly Steve) have been piecing together a Jackson
Racing M45 Supercharger with a cold side adapter for my 97 Miata. We are getting close to installing it and i need to figure out the best option for fuel management and timing. It needs to pass GA emissions. I would like it to plug into the wiring harness without modifying it, but that's optional. It's going be relatively low boost with stock injectors

Any suggestions would be much appreciated

Thanks
Westend is offline  
Old 03-07-2012, 06:58 PM
  #2  
Destroyer of Inconel
iTrader: (37)
 
EO2K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: *** BANNED ***
Posts: 9,604
Total Cats: 973
Default

97 is OBDII, correct? What exactly does Georgia test for when they do their emissions compliance? IF they need OBDII to sync, you may need to look into something like an AEM FI/C or the oldschool MegaSquirt-in-parallel setups. RRFPR & MSD/Sebring blue timing retard box maybe?

None of this is ideal, but they are options.
EO2K is offline  
Old 03-08-2012, 03:09 PM
  #3  
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
jeff_man's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dallas, Tx
Posts: 3,050
Total Cats: 103
Default

Mega squire and pay a Mexican to give you a sticker. Any other direction is not worth your time.
jeff_man is offline  
Old 03-08-2012, 03:17 PM
  #4  
Destroyer of Inconel
iTrader: (37)
 
EO2K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: *** BANNED ***
Posts: 9,604
Total Cats: 973
Default

Heh, that's also an option "Mega squire" stand-alone would be ideal.
EO2K is offline  
Old 03-22-2012, 06:53 PM
  #5  
Newb
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Chicago nw burbs
Posts: 3
Total Cats: 0
Default

I run a JR power card and MSD boost box. does the job on 8 lbs
shift18k is offline  
Old 03-23-2012, 09:02 PM
  #6  
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
jeff_man's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dallas, Tx
Posts: 3,050
Total Cats: 103
Default

Originally Posted by shift18k View Post
I run a JR power card and MSD boost box. does the job on 8 lbs
You are an idiot if you think that statement is true. You are wasting fuel and 1/5-1/6 of your potential power.
jeff_man is offline  
Old 03-23-2012, 09:28 PM
  #7  
VladiTuned
iTrader: (76)
 
18psi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 35,141
Total Cats: 3,141
Default

Having personally re-tuned a M45 car that went from a PPPower card to a Megasquirt, I laugh at anyone that says "it gets the job done".

The statement should read: " the car hasn't blown up yet, so it must be working"

Megasquirt or bust
18psi is offline  
Old 03-23-2012, 09:39 PM
  #8  
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
jeff_man's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dallas, Tx
Posts: 3,050
Total Cats: 103
Default

Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
Having personally re-tuned a M45 car that went from a PPPower card to a Megasquirt, I laugh at anyone that says "it gets the job done".

The statement should read: " the car hasn't blown up yet, so it must be working"

Megasquirt or bust
pppower cards to stand alone 210/170 hp/ftlb to 250/230 hp/ftlb. Hame both dyno sheets hanging on the fridge.
jeff_man is offline  
Old 03-23-2012, 09:43 PM
  #9  
VladiTuned
iTrader: (76)
 
18psi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 35,141
Total Cats: 3,141
Default

lol it felt like a big laggy turbo without any of the power that comes after the lag
Looks like our experience has been the same
18psi is offline  
Old 03-24-2012, 12:45 PM
  #10  
Destroyer of Inconel
iTrader: (37)
 
EO2K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: *** BANNED ***
Posts: 9,604
Total Cats: 973
Default

I'm currently running my rotrex on the supplied super/power/voodoo -card and its a POS and has been since day one. Does it make the car somewhat "safe" and "drive-able"? Yes. Does it hickup and do other stupid things when transitioning from vac -> boost? Yes. Does it run ------- pig rich under boost? Yes. How rich? Fat enough to max out my AEM UEGO (that means richer than 10:1) at anything over 3-4psi.

Is this ----? Yes.

I'd love to install my megasquirt, but it ------- hates me. What little I was able to do with it before realizing it wasn't working right was a moment of pure and unadulterated automotive clarity and insight beyond explanation. It made me want to learn its secrets.

Stop huffing the powercard paint and get yourself some Megasquirt, its the good ---- you want.

Attached Thumbnails M45 Fuel Management and Timing suggestions-duck-sauce-charlie-sheen-spinstyles-bi-winning-edit.jpg  
EO2K is offline  
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Quinn
Cars for sale/trade
6
10-23-2016 07:58 AM
Frank_and_Beans
Supercharger Discussion
13
09-12-2016 08:17 PM
ihiryu
MEGAsquirt
33
10-08-2015 04:56 PM
itsMikey
MSPNP
3
09-28-2015 06:40 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: M45 Fuel Management and Timing suggestions


Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.