Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 23:17:25 +0100
From: Sleeker GT Phwoar <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com>
Subject: Re: Manual Boost Control/Bleed Valve......


In article <ynvHe.55509$dN6.50783nospamnews.blueyonder.co.uk>, alistairdorenospamo.com says... > >"Sleeker GT Phwoar" <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message >news:MPG.1d57fa4852fec41e98b25cnospam.individual.net... >> In article <ugbHe.68853$Pf3.33514nospamnews.blueyonder.co.uk>, >> alistairdorenospamo.com 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. http://smallr.com/rz >> Homepage: http://www.bouncing-czechs.com > >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. http://smallr.com/rz Homepage: http://www.bouncing-czechs.com

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