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02-14-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By drnick

Latest ignition

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Marti, heres my current map - it goes well :) My rpm points are no longer...
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02-08-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By drnick

Interestingly my car is now running substantially...

Interestingly my car is now running substantially cooler, so much so that Iím wondering if the thermostat is stuck open. Alternatively it could be that the previous oil cooler was very knackered or...
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02-06-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By drnick

NZ vendor assured me there is a baffle and that...

NZ vendor assured me there is a baffle and that they have several hundred units in service. So far oil temp behaves as before - maybe a whisker cooler. Oil gets to 87 degrees C and then stays there...
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02-06-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By drnick

Marti, Iíll post a pic soonish.. Still a voyage...

Marti, Iíll post a pic soonish.. Still a voyage of discovery this mapping malarkey.

I had had some jerking going from a closed throttle to open - typically when getting back on the gas in a...
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02-03-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,913
Posted By drnick

Marti, your post reminds me of my own experience...

Marti, your post reminds me of my own experience with adding in advance - and the engine just making more power with still no knock. It was spooky for a while there!

I am also reviewing my maps -...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-01-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By drnick

Ha! So it might actually be a single pass :) Iíll...

Ha! So it might actually be a single pass :) Iíll have to run it some more before I can say anything about effectiveness.
Forum: 928 Forum
02-01-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By drnick

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Aftermarket part for a Mazda rotary, fitted to the...
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01-23-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By drnick

Fred, I have the stock cooler - placed in front...

Fred, I have the stock cooler - placed in front of the radiator. Itís a customised install since the chassis is an S2 originally with an auto box..

Recently ive been trying to resolve an oil leak...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-13-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By drnick

Jonas, very crudely I used a micrometer slid down...

Jonas, very crudely I used a micrometer slid down the itb mouth to measure the throttle plate deflection for initial setup. If the car is not street driven then you may be ok without an ICV? Just set...
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01-12-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By drnick

Jonas, Iíve recently been through a similar...

Jonas, Iíve recently been through a similar process although my tuning was for the JDS alpha n. Are you using forced induction?

The static setup is important and can save you time further...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-27-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By drnick

Iíd love a wing like the one Chris Lockhart had....

Iíd love a wing like the one Chris Lockhart had. Iím not sure carbon and aluminium play well together, or carbon and stainless for that matter..
Forum: 928 Forum
11-27-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,921
Posted By drnick

Merchauser, I donít think you can meaningfully...

Merchauser, I donít think you can meaningfully compare an itb setup running alpha n with the stock manifold. Iím happy with the results :)

Btw, I am using a cam for throttle actuation too - having...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-26-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,921
Posted By drnick

Yes, with the sharktuner. Iím remapping for ITBs,...

Yes, with the sharktuner. Iím remapping for ITBs, a steep but achievable learning curve. The Sharkplotter program is invaluable for setting the fuel values.

And for what itís worth running richer...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-26-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,921
Posted By drnick

Throttle response

in my mapping programme Iíve discovered the reason the ignition map has a ramp coming off a closed throttle. That is to make the acceleration more progressive and less hair trigger like. Iíve ended...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-15-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,491
Posted By drnick

Iíve changed phones and canít seem to add pics...

Iíve changed phones and canít seem to add pics from this one at present. Iíll see if I can dig out a picture or two from my desktop when Iím next there. They came from Oz, really improved the driving...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-15-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,491
Posted By drnick

As another data point I also replaced the front...

As another data point I also replaced the front and rear bushes with poly about ten years ago. They all collapsed at once on the near side during a track day two years ago.
Forum: 928 Forum
11-07-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By drnick

Not wanting to promote hysteria but.. I had no...

Not wanting to promote hysteria but.. I had no light and checked belt tension finding it to be very much on the loose side. Now after tensioning and re- checking I am getting a Ďfalseí warning with...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-25-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

Thom, I would say the difference between these...

Thom, I would say the difference between these runners and stock is like night and day when driving. I did not have access to a lot of different runners - these were it. In fact I did not have much...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-24-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

Ive softened the advance under 2k rpm so that the...

Ive softened the advance under 2k rpm so that the car moves off from idle/part throttle more smoothly, ive also softened the ramp from 0% load through to 33% higher up so that its easier to feather...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-24-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

Marti, heres my latest map with some minor...

Marti, heres my latest map with some minor ajustments/tweaking.
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Forum: 928 Forum
10-23-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

Marti, I began to see knock in two distinct...

Marti, I began to see knock in two distinct conditions: higher ignition loads 67% and up right through the range from about 3k up so ive scaled back my targets and adjusted the rpm points to try and...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-13-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

I pushed ignition targets and began to encounter...

I pushed ignition targets and began to encounter knock, perhaps with changing atmospherics warmer/cooler weather conditions playing a role in why I wasnít seeing knock earlier. Iíve adjusted the EZK...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-13-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

Update

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Forum: 928 Forum
09-28-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By drnick

Joe, what kind of vacuum system are you running?

Joe, what kind of vacuum system are you running?
Forum: 928 Forum
09-28-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,132
Posted By drnick

Fred, thanks for replying and for your...

Fred, thanks for replying and for your observation - both maps are under active review.

Im running alpha N based on TPS and not MAP. Jim has just helped me to find the version of shark plotter...
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