Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Mega Experiment: Part III – Got Root?

If you’ve ever had admin access to a server or rooted a phone, getting access to every single mode and operation of your engine feels exactly the same. First you go through some trick BS where you have to remove … Continue reading

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The Mega Experiment: Part II – Executing the Plan

As the saying goes: Proper planning prevents piss poor performance. I loaded the .pdf for the MegaSquirt, the LC-1 Wideband, and the Dodge Shop Manual onto my tablet. I printed out the pin reference for all of the engine connectors, … Continue reading

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The Mega Experiment: Part I – Skills & Starting

Standalone Engine Management is not for the faint of heart. I’ve read a lot of forum posts where people become frustrated a few wires into their installation, fry stuff, and blame the people they bought it from. When in fact … Continue reading

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Android dash mounted #rallycar #megasquirt

4.3" custom rooted android phone installed and ready for megasquirt.

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Hell Yeah! This is what I’ve been waiting for! #megasquirt #msdroid #launchcontrol

Soft 3K limit setup for testing. The rallycar is coming together with the awesome looking msDroid gauges!

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The #megasquirt shock mounted safely in co-driver footwell #rallycar

Mounted low in the car, but safe. I can stil access the SD card and USB no problem, but most of the time I’ll use serial over bluetooth (that dongle sticking out).

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Jmp/Cr into #TBT Our 1st production win: What rally? What year? #usrally

A little ‘Throwback Thursday’ for you. Bonus points if you can guess the stage. πŸ™‚ If you’re really stumped, you can always peek in the gallery.

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Put miles on #megasquirt tonight. Had to rely on rallycomputer for speed / distance :)

I’m getting a good VSS signal, but I still have to configure it. In the mean time the Brantz is accurate for now. Also got the battery charging!

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Found out the hard way ’03+ 2GN’s alt volt control reversed.

Regulator number 2 going in tonight. I’ve been testing with an 11 volt system and I need power! No voltage regulator built in to the megasquirt, so we’re using an old-school part BWD R296.

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November 12, 2013 at 10:14AM

294 Facebook likes, 73 Twitter peeps, 24 feedburners! Thanks for following guys! You rock! #usrally #crsrally

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