Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2005 22:26:27 GMT
From: "Al" <>
Subject: Re: Manual Boost Control/Bleed Valve......

"Sleeker GT Phwoar" <> wrote in message > In article <ynvHe.55509$>, > says... >> >>"Sleeker GT Phwoar" <> wrote in message >> >>> In article <ugbHe.68853$>, >>> says... >>>> Genuinely thinking of one of these for my T16 Aero...... >>>> >>>> Gentlemen, >>>> start your flamethrowers. >>>> >>> I'm using one on the Celica. The factory control is a basic bleed valve >>> controlled by the ECU. Does a bad job and slows down spool. Swapped for >>> an MBC (Dawes type not bleed) works good. Wouldn't consider one on a >>> Saab though. Why not tweak the APC and boost cut switch, they can be >>> made to go much higher. Consider a redbox or M APC if you haven't got >>> one already. The Toyota T-VIS cannot be adjusted. >>> >>> If you insist on a seperate controller, think about electronic dual >>> stage twin solenoid controller. They can react much faster and more >>> accuratley than a ball and spring, and you can cut boost spikes almost >>> totally. >>> >>> BTW, has anyone fitted an Emanage the Bosch LH or Lucas injection? >>> -- >>> Carl Robson >>> Car PC Build starts again. >>> Homepage: >> >>Hmm, >>think I may be going down the tweaked APC route, seems simpler and I can >>do >>it in stages. >> >>nospam has loads of info on the above. will keep you informed. >> >>Not really looking at getting much more out of the old girl, just what I'm >>entitled to! >> > > See what I mean. The proper job protection. > Been doing some research. > A few people have built Megasquirt ECUs that will plug straight into the > Saab C900 loom, with the adition of the Megasquirt ECU Map sensor, and > an intake temp sensor (and a Lambda sensor if you have a pre CAT C900), > you can have the Megasquirt controlling fueling and ignition and taking > the knock sensor signal from the APC. > > A Megasquirt is a fully 3d mapable DIY engine management system that you > build yourself, or pay someone to assemble and test. > > Volvo owners with LH systems have been building them, and adding APC > technology for turbo 240/260's for a while now. > > You could get better fuel economy, more power, have proper control over > larger injectors all the things that you wished you had but didn't want > to change your car to get. > > -- > Carl Robson > Car PC Build starts again. > Homepage: Yup, just looked at megasquirts site..... Now concrete and steel I can handle but this lot is beyond me, I think I'll stick with bridging R42, replacing the F pot etc. I can just about handle that....:-) Al

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