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by cgrey8
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: EECGeeks
Topic: The OpenEEC Project
Replies: 30
Views: 12571

Re: The OpenEEC Project

You aren't missing anything. That's just a huge project that nobody has taken on. Years ago, I had aspirations of doing something like that and the effort had a few false-starts. But I think the thing that really let the air out of the effort is seeing the latest from Holley. Their Terminator and Do...
by cgrey8
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube
Replies: 12
Views: 166

Re: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube

My ONLY concern would be heat/cool plastic fatigue. I assume you can buy high-quality plastics that can withstand the rather wide temp swings an engine bay experiences? The last thing I'd want is a seriously heat-soaked engine bay to soften that plastic and then have the next crank suck the plastic ...
by cgrey8
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Stock X3Z Bin on A9P doable or no?
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Stock X3Z Bin on A9P doable or no?

Programming an EEC is not like PLC control and ladder-logic. It's just scalars (single value settings), functions, and tables. The GUFB strategy (the strategy of the A9L and X3Z) are VERY well documented and supported. But they do take time to understand. However you get as deep as you need to get i...
by cgrey8
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Stock X3Z Bin on A9P doable or no?
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Stock X3Z Bin on A9P doable or no?

I have been tempted to go with the X3Z ECU based on other people's experiences... There's absolutely ZERO difference between an X3Z and an A9P running the X3Z tune, from a performance perspective. ...These heads aren't that radical, especially with the stock H.O. camshaft and only adding 1.7 roller...
by cgrey8
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Stock X3Z Bin on A9P doable or no?
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Stock X3Z Bin on A9P doable or no?

I have an A9P currently running my 302 swapped Ranger. I'm upgrading to AFR 165 heads, Cobra upper and GT40 lower. I'd like to use 24lb Ford injectors and a 70mm Cobra MAF which I already have. Is it doable to use the Quarterhorse and A9P, and loading the X3Z bin into the QuarterHorse for the 24lb ...
by cgrey8
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube
Replies: 12
Views: 166

Re: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube

The other assurance the completed pipe gives is it solidly affixes the straightener in the tube with rivets. Trying to install that honeycomb in your own pipe might be more difficult. Trimming it down to fit your application would likely be required and I don't know how easy that would be to do with...
by cgrey8
Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube
Replies: 12
Views: 166

Re: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube

The pipe is considerably more than the investment I have in my setup INCLUDING the cost of a used eBay sensor. But it certainly looks more professional and legitimate than my setup. I don't know if foam-center PVC has any issues with heat and cold, but if it did, the metal would be infinitely better...
by cgrey8
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube
Replies: 12
Views: 166

Re: Slot meter, and cold air kit/boom tube

My guess is it just depends on how turbulent the air is. Even if it isn't turbulent, if it just has differnent flow gradients, an air straightener of any kind is going to help. My guess is that a screen is better than nothing. However to really straighten the air, the device is going to benefit from...
by cgrey8
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: BE/EA Feature Requests & Suggestions
Topic: CA Smog Inspection Definition Possibilities?
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: CA Smog Inspection Definition Possibilities?

NOx high suggests you are running either slightly lean during the test (too lean for the CATs to overcome) and/or your ignition timing is just too high. Assuming your setup is testing with Closed Loop fueling , usually you can knock NOx way down by doing nothing but retarding the timing during the t...
by cgrey8
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Site upgrade and fixes, Saturday July 25th, 2020 12:00AM Central
Replies: 14
Views: 2998

Re: Site upgrade and fixes, Saturday July 25th, 2020 12:00AM Central

I've noticed the same thing on my phone. The password's saved so it's rarely a problem. But I do have to "notice" that I'm not logged in.
by cgrey8
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Ford ka 1.3 1997
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Ford ka 1.3 1997

This is the only useful info in the txt file: HW: 97KBDB SW: AQAE6LZ.HEX (deleted text that wasn't useful) Installation: ECC-V 112K I don't know that any of this is useful either. But this might be meaningful to some of the other bin hackers here on the site to determine what strategy and EEC this i...
by cgrey8
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Ford ka 1.3 1997
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Ford ka 1.3 1997

I can see a binary file and a text file. However I couldn't open the text file. Can you re-rar the file with the content in "simpler" folders? There's international characters in the folder names which don't play well.

The BIN does look like a 224k image of some kind.
by cgrey8
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Software Issues & Support
Topic: Latest version of BE infected
Replies: 11
Views: 744

Re: Latest version of BE infected

Although I do believe a special exception is carved out for hardware license dongles. You can run BE in a VM, such as Parallels on a MAC or a VMWare/Virtualbox VM running on a Linux laptop if you use a hardware license. Clint, is that still true?
by cgrey8
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Software Issues & Support
Topic: Latest version of BE infected
Replies: 11
Views: 744

Re: Latest version of BE infected

License enforcement. BE won't run on a VM to prevent people from licensing BE on a VM, then distributing the VM without paying for another BE license again.
by cgrey8
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Software Issues & Support
Topic: Latest version of BE infected
Replies: 11
Views: 744

Re: Latest version of BE infected

Norton/Symantec often also flag BE as a possible virus. I have to add explicit exceptions to keep it from deleting the executables off my machine. It is quite annoying. They used to flag on BE's phone-home logic as being suspicious...that and the relatively low number of users (relative to other app...
by cgrey8
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:10 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Injector slope limits
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: Injector slope limits

What strategy and EEC code is your 2002 F150?
by cgrey8
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs

I don't know why, but it's clear the EDIS module doesn't like the COP coils.
by cgrey8
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: MAF quit reading above 3.4v
Replies: 28
Views: 1252

Re: MAF quit reading above 3.4v

Putting in old, known good tunes that didn't display this behavior at all does kind of rule this out. But right now, you have seemingly conflicting info. So try to confirm the data. Get it back into this scenario and confirm that while you are supposedly at 99% duty cycle on the injectors, you also ...
by cgrey8
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: MAF quit reading above 3.4v
Replies: 28
Views: 1252

Re: MAF quit reading above 3.4v

The thing that's confusing is Inj Duty maxes at 99% and Load going to 1.99...yet you've confirmed fuel pressure is not being lost. This makes me think the EEC is going off in the weeds and the values you are getting are screwed up and don't reflect reality. My initial suspicion would be it's a probl...
by cgrey8
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs

The other thing that's different about the bench is the engine isn't running. So the resistance across the spark plugs is different. When a spark plug fires in normal atmosphere, which is presumably how the coil was firing a plug on the bench, the relative resistance of the spark plug after the ioni...
by cgrey8
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: diagnosing and inspecting v8 v10 Ford Excursions' sensor readings
Replies: 14
Views: 749

Re: diagnosing and inspecting v8 v10 Ford Excursions' sensor readings

...yea for sure, i've been reading complains of how the egr screwed the diesels really bad and tbh I'm sure it's easy for the authorities to just blanket over all the diesel vehicles rather than just those that really emit emissions eg construction machines etc. Likewise, I read about how the v8 fe...
by cgrey8
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs

Sounds like a reasonable plan. I wouldn't have guessed that there'd be cross-talk between the two EDIS modules. But being they were never intended to operate that way, anything's possible.

Congrats on being the first to do something...and figuring out the issues for the rest of us.
by cgrey8
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: diagnosing and inspecting v8 v10 Ford Excursions' sensor readings
Replies: 14
Views: 749

Re: diagnosing and inspecting v8 v10 Ford Excursions' sensor readings

...I think tuning is way ahead of what I plan and could do at this time... The kind of tuning we do here is usually Performance tuning where people have modified their engine/transmission and need to adjust the tune to compensate for the changes. Making changes to factory setups is sometimes done, ...
by cgrey8
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: diagnosing and inspecting v8 v10 Ford Excursions' sensor readings
Replies: 14
Views: 749

Re: diagnosing and inspecting v8 v10 Ford Excursions' sensor readings

...from my watching of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WnM_NsOtd8&t=45s , it seems like sensor readings are pretty much general across all vehicles as they have to fundamentally obey the stoichiometric ratio of the mixture of o2 and gas... For standard narrow band HEGOs, this is correc...
by cgrey8
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Upgrading to 24lb - f5de b5a - Injectors
Replies: 39
Views: 17664

Re: Upgrading to 24lb - f5de b5a - Injectors

I thought Heptane was used on injector flow benches because it is a similar viscosity to gasoline, so flow measurements should be roughly the same as what you'd get IF you tested with gasoline...but with a less volatile and thus safer fluid. I would assume there are also additives to decrease the Re...
by cgrey8
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs

At least you've eliminated that a floating SAW isn't the problem. When you tested on the drill, were BOTH EDIS modules working or were you testing a single one. If you were only testing one, then I'm wondering if there's some kind of interference between the two that's causing this. I can't remember...
by cgrey8
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Upgrading to 24lb - f5de b5a - Injectors
Replies: 39
Views: 17664

Re: Upgrading to 24lb - f5de b5a - Injectors

There seems to be confusion on this topic to me. When I google-search specs for this part number, I find that they are rated 24.7@43.5PSI. Injector Planet However most older Ford (return-style) fuel systems run a 39PSI FPR which would drop the fuel slope down closer to the 22-23 range. This thread i...
by cgrey8
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: SBF - Dual EDIS8 modules with Ford 4.6 COPs

Interesting. So since an EDIS8 module only fires 4 coils, you have 2 EDIS8 modules to fire 8 COP coils. And since "waste" spark is harmless with coil packs, it's equally as harmless for the COP coils to be fired twice as many times as they really need to be. As for the problem, I have no clue. I thi...
by cgrey8
Sat Dec 26, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Tuning a 91 F150 converted from 302 to 351. Using Qhorse
Replies: 5
Views: 381

Re: Tuning a 91 F150 converted from 302 to 351. Using Qhorse

Speed density is a valid engine management strategy. But Ford's implementation of speed density isn't really that great for performance. With a mild n/a build, it might be ok. But the headache and licensing cost might not be worth using vs MAF conversion. You'll just have to research what's best and...
by cgrey8
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Tuning the EEC....
Topic: Tuning a 91 F150 converted from 302 to 351. Using Qhorse
Replies: 5
Views: 381

Re: Tuning an 1991 F150 with Qhorse

That's quite doable. There's a few things that will need to be known. What EEC code/strategy you plan to use? Are you trying to retune the stock EEC? Or are you willing/open to migrating the application to a MAF-based EEC? While it is possible to retune a Speed Density EEC, particularly if the new e...