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Old 01-02-2012, 06:50 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Hi all, first post.

For those looking for a safe way to show technique, I suggest Harry's Lap Timer w/ an iPhone4 / touch ($15 app). It's what I use with my co-driver to analyze autocross runs. It has the capability to log OBD2 data as well. Not sure, but you *may* even be able to pair with a bluetooth headset microphone while recording to capture some very effective instructional video. Its nice to be able to overlay the data you want vs. rely on it being visible in the FOV.

You can find some good videos of OBD2 data overlayed on video using this on YouTube. I would post some but am still below the 5 post minimum for links.


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Old 01-03-2012, 05:27 AM   #52 (permalink)
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of course, i did it myself.
the switch is an opener. the whole MPI is powered over a relais. the relais ground is connected to the ECU. this line ist cut open and the switch is inbetween. thats all.

the restart installation is not mutch more complicated. a normal car relais drives the starter. relais coil ground goes to a contact at the alternator. relais coil + goes to a clutch switch, further to a throttle switch, further to a service switch and than to switched power. thats it, basically. the black box, shown in the vid, is for batterie and first start supervision.
I'll take a look at the video in more detail, but the clutch switch is a neat idea - so it starts with the pedal being pressed ?
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I'll take a look at the video in more detail, but the clutch switch is a neat idea - so it starts with the pedal being pressed ?
even better than that! it starts if both pedals, clutch and throttle, are pressed. so u have to move the foots as usual. release the clutch slowly and put some throttle to go, and the engine kicks in.
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Live thread live - anyone any new videos - I get a youtube email from Vekke every now and again...
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I've already watched it (I'm YouTube following vekke) - very worthwhile in the weather just now.
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One of my local forums was asking about hypermiling, so I threw a quick vid of a trip down. Figured it would be good to post here so either people learn from me, or (more than likely) you guys could give me tips for improvement!



Here's me on the highway...



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