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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    I feel like I have been chasing my tail, the last few days...
    went through and cleaned out the injectors,
    changed out the mounting location for the coils & using some stock wires. there was just...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    I have been having fun and looking at different options as to where I want the coils located. It is kind of fun to have a few different options to look at. I am kind of liking this option with 2...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    some more entertainment with the thermistor that I was having, was not understanding where the decimal needed to be when I was reading the resistance in Ohms.
    I had taken quite a few readings from...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    so last week, I went out to do some tuning on the motor, it started running a little off key, to say the least cylinder 1 was up to 300, #3 was 250, and 2 & 4 were barely over 120 degrees, which...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    just had to look and see it run some more, you can't tell that I am excited, until a few minutes ago I realized that I had the oil lines feeding the oil filter backwards....:roll: but with fresh...
  6. Oil Pressure Difference between the oil filter and the governor

    now is the fun part, there have been a lot of unanswered questions in the back of my mind. one has been how much oil pressure has been reduced from after the filter, to the port that fed the...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    that is another way to "skin the cat" and sounds better than getting the vw to change the spark perimeters. I will need to read up on it,
    thanks for the Info.
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    that is some good information. makes a person wonder if the timing for when the spark plug fires for the #3 cylinder, if it is a little off, when compared to the other cylinders.
    before with just...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    did some more testing on the motor. I took the time and changed the injectors to run semi sequential. that way each one has it own channel. as I was doing this, I noticed that the wire for channel 2...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    HAPPY DAY.... IT IS ALIVE....:eek::grin:
    the new used coils came in the other day, and I had spark,.. but was not getting any fuel out of the injectors, spent just a few days going over all the...
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    Re: building my 084 redrive

    it has been a busy couple of weeks, have some grandkids that came up from the lower 48, to visit, it makes it hard to do the things that i like to do, but nothing beats being a grandpa and hanging...
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    Re: building my 084 redrive

    I always like the 5 minute projects to build a tool to do a job, usually about 4 tools later, you are back on track,, well sort of, the homemade lathe dog, at least I think turned out okay, for...
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    Re: building my 084 redrive

    so I am always coming up with some entertainment...
    in visiting with my friend who has the bigger lathe & mill. he was going to take some of the extra metal off the piece of 1018, so then all I...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    from what I have learned about the cam sensor...it needs to be triggered once ever 720 degrees of motor rotation, where it is located and angle does not mater,
    there could be room to mount a...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    according to the specs it should.. but time will tell, but it does have a better grip on the tubing, I just remember one time when cranking it over I didn't have a clamp overly tight and I could...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    while I am waiting for some coils, I figured that even though I could smell gas, when cranking the motor over, I better is what was all happening. a couple of years ago I picked up a testing unit...
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    Re: building my 084 redrive

    I have been looking at making the shaft, and the part that had scared me the most besides turning it under diameter. has been making the taper..I had tried it a few years ago on a friends lathe, and...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    at least one thing turned out... I ended up putting a little tape on the threads that went from brass to stainless. they would not stop weeping. and it was to the point of thinking something might...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    it has been a fun week, I actually am starting the fun of trouble shooting, talk about wanting to pull some hair out....
    I didn't realize that on the LS coils there are 2 different wirings for...
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    Re: building my 084 redrive

    this is one of the things that has kept me kind of on the back burning for just a while. finally started to get some parts and pieces, finished up and just maybe something may happen. turned out the...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    changed up the fuel delivery system, really didn't like how the brass hose barbs, and rubber tubing was looking. it would have worked, but it just wasn't looking that clean, decided to run 1/4" ss...
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    Re: steering and cage size

    here are a couple of links to what some have done for the steering, and attaching the rudders to the cage. in most of the builds that have been posted, most everyone had shown their method, you can...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    checked off another small but needed project today, a while back I had ordered a used Innovate LC-1 wideband set up off Ebay. when it showed up, it was missing a 5/16-28 TPI nut to hold the reset...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    I was talking with a friend last night about the thermistor that was made, and he brought up a good point about thermal conductivity. of the bonding agents, I know from past experience with...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    another small set back, when installing the sensors into the firmware, I had just been planning on using a 18mm spark plug J type thermocouple, but upon some research, to use a thermocouple I would...
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