[urq] urq EFI conversions
brogers at terrix.com
Wed Nov 14 08:39:21 PST 2007
I think this is a great place to talk about EFI conversions - as is
Motorgeek as there is a ton of EFI stuff there - but here it would be
all urq specific - some overlap with Motorgeek but who cares. Obviously
I got sick of chasing my tail with CIS a few years back - and I think,
from what I know, EFI is an excellent alternative to a 20V conversion.
I get these Shell Gas email newsletters , and the last one talked about
ethanol additives - and it specifically said it can cause issues (vapor
lock IIRC) in older cars - I think it said mid 80's and back. Backs up
what a lot of people have thought. EFI will cure hard starting, likely
increase driveability, and enable better use of the super low 7.0:1
compression - i.e., crank up the boost!
Just some rambling....
From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of urq
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 12:07 AM
To: 'urq list'
Subject: Re: [urq] urq EFI conversions
... not sure why anyone would think discussion of EFI on an urq was off
topic ... good to see most believe it is germane ... :-) I think it
would be great to have discussions about MegaSquirt or 034 ... or
whatever else might be a good system to use on the urq. CIS was a big
improvement over carbs ... but time has passed, and it is not difficult
to go with EFI and get a motor that is likely to be better for the
environment than it would be in stock form!
It is funny, while I'm finished phase 1 and contemplating phase 2, it is
also true that I picked up a fuel only 034 setup from a lister ... so
I'm already considering phase 3!
San Jose, CA (USA)
I've about given up on the fueling on my CIS. It never quite seems to
run "Right". I'm sure dropping $250 on new injectors would help
dramatically, but I'm thinking of doing an 034efi Fuel only system.
Using the Mac-11 ECU to control the spark "Chipped ECU" but ditching the
fuel system for Real Injectors and real fuel control.
But that's Off Topic. Congrats on the conversion.
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