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Old 09-28-2015, 09:25 AM   #21
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that looks like fun!

the adjustment screw pretty much just does rebound on Tiens. But I was really able to tune out some push on my car by stiffening the rears a few clicks, I could imagine this working VERY well...
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Depends on the model. The old Flex only adjusted rebound. The Monoflex adjusted both. Emilio has posted dyno plots.
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Old 10-29-2015, 09:11 PM   #23
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Gents,

I have scanned and uploaded the instruction manual for the EDFC Active PRO.

Here is the link to them.

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Enjoyed reading over this thread since I recently picked up the EDFC Active Pro system myself. Instead of starting a new thread I figured I would just add-on here so there would be more than one example.

As of today I have not yet completed the full install of the EDFC Active Pro with MonoSport coils, but it's in process. This year was way better for me than I ever could have dreamed in terms of acquiring car parts; 10 months ago I picked up a FatCat Motorsports coilover set and was happy with it on the street but no so much on the track which I guess could be expected since they are not adjustable. This was the photo that sealed the deal for me. Look at that LEAN.



Enter the Tein Monosports with EDFC Active Pro.



This is the third coil-over change I've had in the last four years and I'm really hoping it is the last.

Install of the MonoSport coil-overs was completely normal - easier even, since the resting length seems to be shorter than the FCMs.





The EDFC wiring and electronics took a little thought in order to get a clean install. Instead of going with the standard fuse & wiring kit that comes with the EDFC kit, I picked up a Rowe Electronics PDM60, which is a fully programable 6 channel power distribution block with electronic fuses, time delay on/off and selectable triggers.

PDM60 PDM60 - Rowe Electronics

I wired in the front EDFC motor control module and had to re-route my intake to miss the motor. Power is coming from an, "add a fuse" in the engine bay fuse box since I wasn't going to route through the firewall, through the cabin, into the trunk to the PDM.



In the rear, the PDM60 is handling power for the rear motor control unit and the EDFC Signal Conditioner & Power filter (as well as an amplified sub I have back there). I did get the GPS unit for speed pulse input since I am running an AEM EMS4 on a 1994 without electronic speedo.

At this point all that remains is to mount the controller unit, GPS receiver and two input switches; one for the PDM and one for the EDFC. Just like GodlessCommie, I plan to start with the default settings and adjust from there. Just cuz I'm an obsessive engineer, I sketched out a wiring schematic.



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Also because I am a little obsessive, I used Deautch connectors to wire in the PDM, Sub & TEIN controller units; no splices, taps or soldering. This allows me to take out the sub for the track by unplugging a single connector.

Along with the new coil-overs, I also installed the SPL bumpsteer correction kit and new ball joints so I need to dial in the ride height before getting an alignment. THEN I should be able to start playing with EDFC settings.

To answer a couple of questions earlier in the thread - the EDFC adjusts both rebound and compression at the same time. At least, it does on the MonoSports. On the SuperRacing damper there are separate motors for rebound and compression which the controller can handle as long as you purchase four additional motors and two additional motor controllers to make it work like that. The second set of motors go on the lower part of the shock body, near the collars.

I expect to finish mounting up the controller this weekend - will post completed photos next week.
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I have the same coil overs and I think this is a very cool setup. Would you mind me asking what you paid for the EDFC system?
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I have the same coil overs and I think this is a very cool setup. Would you mind me asking what you paid for the EDFC system?
When I bought my stuff, the price was just about $1100 for the controller and the motors.
I then found RHD: Home Page - RHDJapan. They had amazing prices back then.
I think I paid something like $450 for the whole thing, including the optional GPS antenna and stuff.

Look at post #3 above for details.
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I have the same coil overs and I think this is a very cool setup. Would you mind me asking what you paid for the EDFC system?
$75 - EDK07-P8022 - EDFC GPS unit

$635 - EDK04-Q0349 - EDFC Active Pro Controller Kit

$165 - EDK05-12120 - EDFC Motors

$875 total

Found some higher prices but nothing lower... in the one week I was price searching. The RHD site that is referenced DOES have lower prices - Active Pro controller kit is listed at $402 and the motor kit lists at $120. But that does not include shipping from Japan so I don't know what the total would be all said and done.
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The RHD site that is referenced DOES have lower prices - Active Pro controller kit is listed at $402 and the motor kit lists at $120. But that does not include shipping from Japan so I don't know what the total would be all said and done.
I just looked at my payment history.
Turns out I paid about $56 for everything I ordered from them, and that's all the way to Turkey.
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