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Old 10-06-2014, 10:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Chrysler kid View Post
Your lean burn indicator is very cool, but its more of a indicator of the stage 1 VTEC right?
nope. it's a true lean burn indicator. it will stay on even above the 8v "no vtec" into the 16v 1st stage vtec with load changes. for example, going over a hill (overpass) it will sometimes "bump" into 16v mode. the motor pitch changes, the mpg's drop, the vtec opens, and I climb the "hill" better. not until I cross the ~40% mark on the throttle does the econo light go out.

this is 80mph with a vx tranny and lean burn:


same motor& ecu, LX tranny 80 mph.


those were before the "guido"... but still, well above the d15z1's lean burn window, if I'm not mistaken. Remember I run a jdm ecu - they have different rules (which I don't fully understand!)
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