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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:48 am

two things, burning out fuel pump relays (sound familiar?) and yes pulled thread on box

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Benja » Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:15 pm

Muu wrote:burning out fuel pump relays (sound familiar?)
Matt's doing some rewiring today, so hopefully that will be put to bed. I've not used it as a catalyst to commission a whole new loom ;)

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:19 pm

TBH you could buy an off the shelf one that'd be pretty good, with the MIL bulkhead etc

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Benja » Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:30 pm

Yeah the time to do that would have been when Matt rebuilt the car 18months ago, apart from a few tidy-up jobs the wiring was barely touched.

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:33 pm

being brutally honest, wiring is a time (and therefore invoices) sink hole especially for people where it's not their bread and butter

see what some easy clean up can do and take it from there

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by SeanB » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:37 am

Wiring can be a nightmare if old and has been added to / take away from over the years. Eventually biting the bullet and getting a proper one made up is the way to go.

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by SeanB » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:38 am

When I was racing I had all kinds of weird electrical gremlins, one of them turned the boost up every time i flashed the headlights. I don't know how that happened. ;)

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:54 pm

right busy day:

so cracking on with the main wiring plate:

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that's now done:

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and installed:

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here is the MIL bulkhead connector

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I didn't have the correct crimp tool, it wouldn't go shallow enough so I improvised by stacking a pair:

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So engine loom hands off to chassis here:

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Also put the IACV and TPS on a 8 pin DTM so I can swap to DBW if required and just a small rewire cabin side:

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have also put a expander connector in place should we need to add anything:

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Oil and forgot to post this, remote oil pressure sensor:

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Fuel pressure sensor:

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Need to get this mounted next:

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Benja » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:06 pm

Wow Tim. I'm sure there quite a few proper competiton cars out there that the workmanship in that wiring would embarrass.

Final push bud,..let's see the car out to play next week...

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:28 pm

yeah head down, and hopefully you'll see it at parc menai

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