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Old 10-11-2017, 08:30 PM   #1
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for 940 2.3 turbo?

that can i tune by my self?

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Old 10-11-2017, 08:35 PM   #2
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for 940 2.3 turbo?

that can i tune by my self?

cheapest and simplest that you can tune yourself? lh2.4 with moates ostrich

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=227153
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:43 PM   #3
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cheapest and simplest that you can tune yourself? lh2.4 with moates ostrich

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=227153

ok, lets go with the cheapest first.
i can do the wiring job with no problem

how about that?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Speeduino-0-...oAAOSwbD9ZtEI3
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:15 PM   #4
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ok, lets go with the cheapest first.
i can do the wiring job with no problem

how about that?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Speeduino-0-...oAAOSwbD9ZtEI3
Megasquirt ripoffs are exactly that, a ripoff. There is a microsquirt setup in the for sale section right now for $350.
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:32 PM   #5
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Cheapest and simplest is LH2.4 and an Ostrich. This will let you play with fueling tables. You'll need a chippable EZK if you want to play with ignition tables (all the ECUs are chippable, but most EZKs are not).

A MegaSquirt 2 board with a MS-I CPU chip, or MS-II CPU card would be next (you might also find a used MS 1 board & chip for cheaper). Either one will let you play with a huge number of configuration options. You'll need to rewire the whole engine, or buy an LH-to-MS adapter setup (linuxman51).

For Speeduino (fka cartduino), see: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=329200

For FreeEMS, see: http://freeems.org/

For rusEfi, see: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=329490

You could always try LH+Ostrich first and the sell it once you learn about tuning and want something more advanced.
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what a aditional sensors i will need to wire and run it on my 940 B230 turbo? with speeduino?
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:00 AM   #7
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what a aditional sensors i will need to wire and run it on my 940 B230 turbo? with speeduino?
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:04 AM   #8
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this. If you need to ask those questions a standalone is probably not for you

seriously, look into the ostrich if you want to mess with tables, you don't need to rewire any sensors, the install is as easy as chipping the ecu/ezk

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Old 10-12-2017, 11:31 AM   #9
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this. If you need to ask those questions a standalone is probably not for you

seriously, look into the ostrich if you want to mess with tables, you don't need to rewire any sensors, the install is as easy as chipping the ecu/ezk
should i start somewhere with standalone ECU's, nope?
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Old 10-12-2017, 12:11 PM   #10
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Go for a stand alone that offers tons of local support or a great online presence. My vote is megasquirt. Full stand alone for 4-500$ with the whole harness. And there's tons of support and options. If you ask nicely you might find someone on here to build it for you
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Old 10-12-2017, 12:37 PM   #11
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Go for a stand alone that offers tons of local support or a great online presence. My vote is megasquirt. Full stand alone for 4-500$ with the whole harness. And there's tons of support and options. If you ask nicely you might find someone on here to build it for you
i think about the support too, i see there is not too much support fot the speeduino yet. so i think the megasquirt will be a better option for me.


what MS you run?
you use a original sensors (except a MAF)
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Old 10-12-2017, 01:45 PM   #12
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cheapest and simpliest to install ECU?

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cheapest and simplest that you can tune yourself? lh2.4 with moates ostrich

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=227153
The above is the cheapest and simplest option.

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so i think the megasquirt will be a better option for me.
With a self install / tune ECU project, you need to research and read a LOT on your own. Given Megasquirt 2/3 and Microsquirt has manuals, you will be told to read the manuals before asking any questions.

http://www.msextra.com/manuals/ms3manuals/

http://www.msextra.com/manuals/ms2manuals/

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i think about the support too,
Support is not paid. It is volunteer based, they will tell you to read the manuals.

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what MS you run?
you use a original sensors (except a MAF)
Microsquirt on my GLH. Coolant, TPS, MAT, are Chrysler. Flex, MAP are GM. Crank sensor is DIY Auto. Knock sensor is BOSCH. Oxygen sensor is BOSCH. I have over $1500 into Microsquirt and related stuff.

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Old 10-12-2017, 01:46 PM   #13
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Just doing an upgrade from ms1>ms2, gm iat/clt, volvo 850 tps, no maf. Going sequential cop, has fan control, idle control, water injection control, launch/flat shift.
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Old 10-12-2017, 07:47 PM   #14
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ok thank you to all, i think i will go with microsquirt set up.
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Old 10-13-2017, 03:43 PM   #15
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Microsquirts have a few less I/o capabilities and have a few other quirks. Do your research. I'd prefer a ms2v3.0 just for the ability to easily customize your own ecu
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Old 10-14-2017, 03:09 PM   #16
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the only options for me now its microsquirt or MS1
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Old 10-14-2017, 06:15 PM   #17
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How is that? A micro is 340$ and an ms2 is 330 with a harness or 280 without. Easier to tune if you know the inner workings of your ecu. Plus the micro needs an external map sensor, ms2 doesn't.
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Old 10-14-2017, 07:26 PM   #18
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Leave it stock. Tune it with stage 0. That’s your cheapest and easiest option.
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Old 10-14-2017, 11:47 PM   #19
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How is that? A micro is 340$ and an ms2 is 330 with a harness or 280 without. Easier to tune if you know the inner workings of your ecu. Plus the micro needs an external map sensor, ms2 doesn't.

445$ on diyautotune
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Old 10-15-2017, 01:28 PM   #20
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Look under kits. A diy ms2 is 280, harness is 50 and it takes maybe 20 hours for a newb to solder by number and put one together.
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Old 10-15-2017, 04:09 PM   #21
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at the end ordered a microsquirt.
if it will work, in the future i will buy something better...

thank you.. now its time to start read...
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