Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by <@¿@> » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:31 pm

fandango wrote:
<@¿@> wrote:There is a lot of chatting to sift through in this post...and I'm real late for the party...how did the Bosch Motor Sport ABS install go? Any advice you can give about the conversion/install?
I blame Ben for the chatting :mrgreen:
The ABS system install was done by a race team who had previous experience of installing the system albeit the porsche cup variant which is somewhat more plug and play. I suspect it would be something right up your street to be honest, you need to give them a few measurements and data before they send you the kit as well as utilising some form of ABS ring for your speed sensors in our case we designed our own (see page 20). The kits are sold by Bosch retailers so probably best to give your local one a call but its very much a collaboration between them and you.
We had a few problems, the yaw sensor didn't arrive with the kit and the brake lines were the wrong size which points towards the fact that each kit bar the porsche specific one is tailor made.
As to the bit i know more about which is using it, i find its either very low or high i.e. wet or dry. You can feel it kick in but because of the reliability issues we've had we really only got to concentrate on it last Friday for the first time, changing settings after a couple of laps and seeing what worked. Once i can give more feedback i will including some video footage if possible.
Wow... 2 years and still not sorted... I'm thinking of installing one too, but 2 years... ugh...
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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by fandango » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:05 pm

<@¿@> wrote:
fandango wrote:
<@¿@> wrote:There is a lot of chatting to sift through in this post...and I'm real late for the party...how did the Bosch Motor Sport ABS install go? Any advice you can give about the conversion/install?
I blame Ben for the chatting :mrgreen:
The ABS system install was done by a race team who had previous experience of installing the system albeit the porsche cup variant which is somewhat more plug and play. I suspect it would be something right up your street to be honest, you need to give them a few measurements and data before they send you the kit as well as utilising some form of ABS ring for your speed sensors in our case we designed our own (see page 20). The kits are sold by Bosch retailers so probably best to give your local one a call but its very much a collaboration between them and you.
We had a few problems, the yaw sensor didn't arrive with the kit and the brake lines were the wrong size which points towards the fact that each kit bar the porsche specific one is tailor made.
As to the bit i know more about which is using it, i find its either very low or high i.e. wet or dry. You can feel it kick in but because of the reliability issues we've had we really only got to concentrate on it last Friday for the first time, changing settings after a couple of laps and seeing what worked. Once i can give more feedback i will including some video footage if possible.
Wow... 2 years and still not sorted... I'm thinking of installing one too, but 2 years... ugh...

:D

I know, with one thing and another and the fact that i have a young family and i run my own business meant that the car had to take a back seat (it hasn't got one-little engineering gag there!) but i'm sure you'll do it much better and quicker!

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by fandango » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:08 pm

Ben,

forgot to mention i added to the fleet last week. Business has taken up a lot of my time over the last couple of years so i decided to treat myself, well the build was taking so long so i thought...why not?!

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by Muu » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:47 pm

Nice fleet!

Does it come with a lordship?

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by fandango » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:50 pm

Muu wrote:Nice fleet!

Does it come with a lordship?
Working on it, already got a coat of arms in mind! ;)

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by DaveP » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:29 pm

Ooh that's lovely buddy! Look forward to seeing it!

I think you have out Lorded Lord Beadsmore!

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by DaveP » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:30 pm

fandango wrote:
<@¿@> wrote:
fandango wrote:
I blame Ben for the chatting :mrgreen:
The ABS system install was done by a race team who had previous experience of installing the system albeit the porsche cup variant which is somewhat more plug and play. I suspect it would be something right up your street to be honest, you need to give them a few measurements and data before they send you the kit as well as utilising some form of ABS ring for your speed sensors in our case we designed our own (see page 20). The kits are sold by Bosch retailers so probably best to give your local one a call but its very much a collaboration between them and you.
We had a few problems, the yaw sensor didn't arrive with the kit and the brake lines were the wrong size which points towards the fact that each kit bar the porsche specific one is tailor made.
As to the bit i know more about which is using it, i find its either very low or high i.e. wet or dry. You can feel it kick in but because of the reliability issues we've had we really only got to concentrate on it last Friday for the first time, changing settings after a couple of laps and seeing what worked. Once i can give more feedback i will including some video footage if possible.
Wow... 2 years and still not sorted... I'm thinking of installing one too, but 2 years... ugh...

:D

I know, with one thing and another and the fact that i have a young family and i run my own business meant that the car had to take a back seat (it hasn't got one-little engineering gag there!) but i'm sure you'll do it much better and quicker!
No way Jose... he'd want to redesign it before it went onto his car :D :lol: :lol:

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by fandango » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:41 pm

DaveP wrote:Ooh that's lovely buddy! Look forward to seeing it!

I think you have out Lorded Lord Beadsmore!
Yes Dave, my hooligan days are over now as i simply 'waft' to my destination!
Nah, i put it in sport mode, the note drops and I've got 600Bhp+ to play with :D

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by Benja » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:18 pm

We gotta get you and Beadsmoore out for a Lord-Off :grin: fantastic motor Chris, you've got a mega fleet there bud.

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Re: Bosch Motorsport M4 ABS

Post by <@¿@> » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:02 am

DaveP wrote: No way Jose... he'd want to redesign it before it went onto his car :D :lol: :lol:
Sure...to make it better...to make it fit...and because I can. ;)
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