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Re: Completely replace stock ECU? You're in for a (archive)

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Posted by KevinS on October 24, 2001 at 09:30:42:

In Reply to: Completely replace stock ECU? You're in for a ton posted by of work... Jeff J. on October 23, 2001 at 16:41:34:


I know its a big project, but it has one huge advantage: it will grow with my tuning.

I can start by getting rid of the AFM on my largely stock motor. When I go to 48mm T-bodies, disguting cams and headwork, carbon DTM intake and a 2.5 bottom, I can retune.

The key is that I won't be limited to JimC compatible components when building my engine.

Having done some price comparisons, the add-on system is not incredibly cheaper than a full system (for parts).

Tuning is an investment that would have to be made for either system.

MoTec was a possibility but the $6kUSD price tag to get it running is prohibitive.

The DTA system is priced at as little as 550 + at least another 150 in hard parts.

I dunno... it seems as though anyone wanting to build a no holds barred engine is moving to a fully programmable set-up.

I will start to build my web page and online diary.

Kev
88 ///M3



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