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 Post subject: AU Motors - Series Difference
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:07 am 
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As the title states, what are the differences between each series AU motor (1,2,3)if any.

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 Post subject: Re: AU Motors - Series Difference
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:21 am 
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series once ecu and wiring loom is different so Ive been told recently. how it differs Im not yet aware.

 

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Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:44 am 
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series once ecu and wiring loom is different so Ive been told recently. how it differs Im not yet aware.

a few of the plugs in the looms are different. Coil pack has different plugs also.

 

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Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:51 am 
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ive been told that some series one come with the old smartlock, and the updates with smartshield, which is required if you are going to be putting series one ecu and loom in a series two.

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU Motors - Series Difference
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:07 am 
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Anything mechanically different?

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU Motors - Series Difference
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:34 pm 
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I don't believe so

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU Motors - Series Difference
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 4:43 pm 
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afaik the mechanical/internals are the same..
i had heard that the series 3 was suposed to be stronger?
but i dont think so!!....
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Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:56 pm 
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Series 3 ecu handles boost better apparently

 

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Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:17 pm 
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cant work out why but there is a difference with the listed spark plugs through the au series

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU Motors - Series Difference
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:31 pm 
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Auto 2 went to platnum or iridium plugs across the range and the xr6 plugs projected further

 

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Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:59 am 
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its got me wondering why they used different plugs aswell..
at the moment im using the el xr6 iridium plugs in my series 3 vct engine and its fine..
sometimes there are certain methods to fords madness..lol
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Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:19 am 
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i was told they went to a bigger sparkplug gap due to the larger coil pack, would explain your part no change

 

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