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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:22 pm 
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Wired it up, turned the key and done.


what did u do about the ecu smartshield bem etc?


And the twin VCT?

Did you use 2 ECU's?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:33 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:35 pm 
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Its running the BA ECU.

Had to fit the accelerator pedal too.
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:39 pm 
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good....getting there....

what about smartshield and the bem?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:49 pm 
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XR-Lane wrote:
gogetta wrote:
Dansedgli wrote:
Wired it up, turned the key and done.


what did u do about the ecu smartshield bem etc?


And the twin VCT?

Did you use 2 ECU's?


lol what would using 2 ECU's achieve?

Ford took out the security and bem stuff. It cost me $80.
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:51 pm 
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Dansedgli wrote:
XR-Lane wrote:
gogetta wrote:
Dansedgli wrote:
Wired it up, turned the key and done.


what did u do about the ecu smartshield bem etc?


And the twin VCT?

Did you use 2 ECU's?


lol what would using 2 ECU's achieve?

Ford took out the security and bem stuff. It cost me $80.


I have heard of people using 2. A BA one for the engine and a E series one for the cluster. how have you wired up the speedo and other guages?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:54 pm 
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The cluster only uses the ECU for Ef and EL's. Its not an issue for the ute.

Ill just leave the required sensors in. Im gonna use an E series box for the speedo. Not sure if manual or auto yet. I have both but cant decide.
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:56 pm 
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Dansedgli wrote:
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what did u do about the ecu smartshield bem etc?


Ford took out the security and bem stuff. It cost me $80.


wow that is interesting....first ive heard of anyone doing it that way....

congrats on finding a better way to do it.....

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:57 pm 
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I thought the XG had the EEC 4 ECU

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:59 pm 
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Ill just leave the required sensors in. Im gonna use an E series box for the speedo. Not sure if manual or auto yet. I have both but cant decide.


yeah your gunna need a speedo sensor input for the ecu.....i thnk the BA utes use a sensor in the GB....sedans use the abs sensors...i think

 

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Late nov. Ive got exams at the end of this month. Im getting 2 weeks off work in Nov so will finish it then.
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:00 pm 
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that parts car looks familiar.
i was driving p****d a while back and smashed into a parked car that looked exactly like that.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:04 pm 
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lol the owner was saying he thought he knew the C*** that did it.
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:06 pm 
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I dont know which eec the xg has. Same as EB.

Why are you guys telling me how to do this when its already done and running?
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 Post subject: Re: Dan's ute - DOHC conversion on the way
Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:18 pm 
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