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Old 02-01-2009, 02:59 AM   #26
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It is tons of fun, you should pick up a fuel or the pair
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Old 02-04-2009, 12:48 AM   #27
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bump for "still lovin the extra fuel"

anyone else got more impressions?
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Old 02-07-2009, 05:35 PM   #28
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:40 PM   #29
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Geez man, I had plans last night and they just showed up yesterday!!

But yes, they are in as of a few hours ago. Still fighting the damn knock sensor readings, but it certainly does wind up and feels much quicker, even over the hi-tuning chips, which were a huge improvement over the stock chips.

Now to find out what's causing my knock...

edit: found some of my knock, more to be dealt with as I get shims.

edit2: 1st gear, stabbed the throttle while already at 10-15mph....lit up both rears, and finally hooked em up at about 35mph in 1st, hit second, and I was gone!! At a mild 11-12psi that's got some kick to it!!

Thanks Mike!!
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Old 02-12-2009, 01:27 PM   #30
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Old 02-12-2009, 02:00 PM   #31
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Would these be compatible with freds ezk?
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Old 02-12-2009, 02:02 PM   #33
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Gary,
How do you like the EZK chip?
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Old 02-12-2009, 02:13 PM   #34
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Would these be compatible with freds ezk?
I would recommend our EZK chip to be used with our fuel chip tho.
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Old 02-12-2009, 03:06 PM   #35
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how about some NA 3.1 chips?
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:13 PM   #36
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I would recommend our EZK chip to be used with our fuel chip tho.
Yea that would be the best way to go. Thanks I might purchase them in the near future.
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:58 PM   #37
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EZK seems to be doing pretty well but I still haven't gotten the valve adjustment done to take full advantage of it. I was going to do that tonight...until my truck got a window shot out yesterday....
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how about some NA 3.1 chips?
you send me the ECU or a spare and I will get the chip file downloaded if I can and we can see what we can do
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you send me the ECU or a spare and I will get the chip file downloaded if I can and we can see what we can do
thanks! i have been contacted about it already, ill get in touch with you later on if this one falls through!
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Old 02-14-2009, 01:52 AM   #40
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Okay, finally got enough seat time to comment. First out in the ECU chip. Car seemed a bit more peppy, but as I am only running a pound or two boost beyond stock, it was only good. I then got the EZK chip a couple of weeks later and found a chippable 146 EZK to put in. Reset everything and went for a drive. Amazing difference! With the combo of the two, low and mid range are stronger, throttle response is sharper, and less bog and hesitation. Both chips obviously work well together! I still have to drive a bit more to get it to learn and I am having a 4800-5000 rpm mis and hesitation that I need to check on. Gas mileage is the same...then again I had a leaking return fuel line and I need to drive more. More comments to come...and more boost!
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Old 02-14-2009, 02:17 AM   #41
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Still waiting to receive mine, but I am gonna hit the drag strip as soon as I install them.

I'm hoping they lean me out, actually...I have a sneaky suspicion I'm running rich just by the smell, but it's hard to tell as I have no cat anymore.
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Old 02-14-2009, 02:42 PM   #42
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No dice on the track this week. The back window's going in the truck that night. Track times next week hopefully.
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Old 02-23-2009, 01:04 AM   #43
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Old 02-23-2009, 02:39 AM   #44
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Old 02-23-2009, 04:59 PM   #45
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Feedback so far - after about a week with the fuel chip only....(for various reasons I'm an idiot and ordered fuel and EZK separately - don't ask)

The car:

'91 745T
Non-Chippable EZK for the moment (thanks SBABBS for the chipable)
B230FT with about 160K miles (slight ridge at tops of bores, but otherwise tight.
T cam (probably running slightly retarded due to having the head surfaced - it was just a clean-up pass, but it was done)
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3" MVP with down pipe
Gutted stock air box with reasonably clean K&N
MBC set to 15 PSI (spikes to 16PSI)

First Impressions:

Pros:
All the OEM stuff works perfectly...good to know.

0 ping even when I was resetting my MBC and rolled into the throttle on a hill and hit 18PSI of boost with green tops....very forgiving since there's no way in hell the OEM chip would have done that. Green tops + 18 PSI normally = Bad Mojo.

Cleared up the high RPM, high boost enrichment smoke I used to get with the stock ECU - I don't look like a diesel getting on the freeway anymore yay!

Very smooth at higher RPM's

Pulls really well to about 4800 on tip in (it is a retarded T cam after all)

2000 RPM brake stand launch pulls hard with partial throttle (I'll explain full throttle problem in cons)

Remindes me that I need to replace my driveshaft center bushing thingy....my drive shaft's goin' "giggidy giggidy" on launch

Might just kill my AW71 which would give me an excuse to get a proper tranny (wife said you can swap when the AW dies....it went 7 years without so much as having ATF added to it without giving up)

More responsive under the curve

Cons:

well, 2 questions actually, not really cons at all

1) Are the chips adding extra enrichment right off idle? I ask because my TPS is adjusted properly, and now I get a slight stumble just as I crack the throttle as if my TPS was out of adjust. I might try resetting the TPS with a teeny bit more gap on the throttle stop and see if that helps.

2) I think my poor old, sad-assed, oil soaked intake boot from the MAF to turbo is collapsing at higher RPM's under WOT because the car's acting like it has a 5K RPM fuel cut.

Launch at 2K RPMS, pin the throttle....no wheel spin since I finally got decent rubber, car pulls like a freight train until 5K then poof....it feels like fuel cut. Lift, the car recovers in about 1/2 second after some sucking and wheezing noises from the front right corner and then everything's fine.

I'm going to start by doing a test run with no air filter in to see if it's just a dirty air filter causing the collapse.

If that's not it, then I'll pull the boost back to about 14PSI (I was fine at 13.5 before) - maybe there's ping I can't hear and the stock EZK is pulling timing?

Unless someone had a good cold side boot they want to lend me for testing purposes

All told though, I'm very happy with just the fuel chip so far, and can't wait to get the EZK in and figure out a few gremlins.

Well done man.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:56 PM   #46
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Going from 13 to 18 psi you will get the cutout with that setup, I would recommend to do the zenor diode mod like I have done, and get some larger injectors and a real wb guage to check afrs

The stumble I have not seen but the ezk chip show fix that with a bit more timing off idle, it is on the way .

You are getting amm cutout from that much boost so either a 3"amm and larger injectors for a start or the diode trick should work
Glad to hear you like it so far
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Old 02-23-2009, 09:25 PM   #47
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NONO, I'm NOT running 18 pounds! That'd be nuts on green tops. I'm running 15 pounds and it may spike to 16 tops. 18 was only when I was resetting my boost controller. I'm still looking for a good deal on a JAW so I can actually see what kind of AFR's I'm getting.

I'm not going to go too nuts on the red block just having some fun while I plot to take over the world with 5 cylinder goodness for my next motor

Thanks again and I'll post once I've abused the car with the EZK chip for a while.
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Old 02-24-2009, 11:07 PM   #48
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UPDATE:
Just installed my EZK chip...holy hell this is fun

I really need to find a good stretch of road to bring the car up to 6500rpm, as on surface street and come up on cars too quick. With 15psi on my 16g the cars is loads of fun and no audiable PING at all. These chips together make for a sure perfect combo on any 2.4 car. If you are planning on making power these are the way to go.

Once I get to the track on the next couple weeks ill post results...that is if my trans and tires last
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Old 02-24-2009, 11:54 PM   #49
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Trans will be fine, Mine doesn't seem to mind it at all
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:57 AM   #50
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Once I get the cam issues worked out (hopefully this weekend), and a fresh oil change to some syntec I'll probably up the boost to 14-15. Not much more as I THINK I'm still getting KS noise.

When I had the turbo cam in, running quiet, 6500 was FUN! 2nd gear getting on the freeway at 80, hit 3rd and leave em behind. I'm really seeing the difference of the VX right now, and I want the turbo cam back.

FWIW cruising at 65-70 on the freeway, a hard stab will drop it to 2nd and launch you to 80-ish before it hits third!!
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