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Old 05-14-2013, 10:18 AM   #11 (permalink)
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You haven't addressed anything except the CEL, and a piece of tape over it would take care of that.

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Old 05-14-2013, 10:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Traction Control - How does TC work?

Racelogic is making a traction controle system that cut a part of the power of the engine by disabling a cylinder, and alterning that cylinder so the engine stay in a steady thermal state.

Here is a part of the text:
"Racelogic Traction Control prevents lean burn by removing 100% of the pulsed fuel delivery – essentially the affected cylinder takes a gulp of fresh air; the in-cylinder temperature remains virtually unaffected.

Prolonged fuel cut on one particular cylinder would cause scavenging of the petrol lining the inlet tracts, and when the next full fuel pulse arrived, it would be partially reduced in quantity by the re-wetting of these tracts. RL Traction Control rotates cylinder cutting to prevent this situation from occurring."


It would be perfect to be able to set a dial to cut a % of the fuel. And since it's by pulse, it would be possible to cut different % that 25%(1 cylinder) or 50%(2 cylinder)
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ive often thought about deactivating a cylinder when at idle at a stop light for more than 3 seconds(and only then, NOT driving). i havent used EOC in a while and i dont shut my engine off at lights. i wonder if this way would be usefull. just flip a switch and it keeps running on 3 cylinders, then when you are ready to pull out flip the switch back on and off you go. i dont like the idea of cylinder deactivation while driving.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:15 AM   #14 (permalink)
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...I have addressed every problem brought up in other threads. (with the exception of pumping losses) ...
Pumping losses are the major problem that has to be addressed. Every other problem is just icing on the cake.
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Pumping losses are the major problem that has to be addressed. Every other problem is just icing on the cake.

Its only a 10 min job to pull the valve cover and pull the rocker arms... lol
( I don't plan on doing that)
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sounds about what my sidekick did with a near dead hole. 'had 105~ compression'
best i could muster was 22.5 running on 3 of 4.

now that i think about it i should have pulled the power to that injector and would have still gotten the EPA rated mpg number 26. with a near 50% loss in power.
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Frank's pooh-poohing aside, I still want to see how this works out. I haven't seen all the data, read all the threads, etc. There aren't enough hours in the day, and this is the thread I saw. So keep at it and tell us what you discover. If it simply proves the data as established is right, then no worries. If it comes out you experience a significant improvement, that's interesting and I want to know more.
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Frank's pooh-poohing aside, I still want to see how this works out. I haven't seen all the data, read all the threads, etc. There aren't enough hours in the day, and this is the thread I saw. So keep at it and tell us what you discover. If it simply proves the data as established is right, then no worries. If it comes out you experience a significant improvement, that's interesting and I want to know more.
I have always planned on A-B-A testing as soon as I can for data.

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