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Old 09-06-2012, 12:26 PM   #221 (permalink)
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I'm not concerned about junk in the tank - the pump has a filter and the fuel line has another.

I am somewhat concerned about cooling the pump when it runs low/dry. Since I just set my record distance tank I don't think I'll be running it dry again soon. (not until next summer if I ever do)

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Old 09-06-2012, 12:33 PM   #222 (permalink)
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So, I think I'm going to add a kill switch soon. Is interrupting the injector circuit via the fuse panel the preferred method on a Civic?

Similar to: kill-switch-how

A coworker with an '05 Civic sedan mentioned proudly that he was getting 28mpg in his car. When I told him my last tank was 47mpg, he asked, "Oh, yours is a hybrid?"
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:27 PM   #223 (permalink)
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So, I think I'm going to add a kill switch soon. Is interrupting the injector circuit via the fuse panel the preferred method on a Civic?
Great idea, a kill switch is. I interrupted the ground for the FI relay. You can see my build here, but I think the seventh generation 2001-2005 Civics are different. You'll want a good wiring diagram to study.

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Well, I found this: WiringDiagramsEM2.pdf

Looks like there is no injector controller (except GX). One relay for the ECM/PCM and one for the fuel pump. The ECM/PCM relay also kills the fuel pump relay and the immobilizer as Vman455 figured out.
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:46 AM   #225 (permalink)
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any word on the ability to sign up for more than one FE team? i would like to be in team boattails and team honda.
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Aw crud. Forgot about that task. I'll get at it first thing next week. Sorry about that! (Writes it on to-do list....)
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:21 AM   #227 (permalink)
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Aw crud. Forgot about that task. I'll get at it first thing next week. Sorry about that! (Writes it on to-do list....)
I've been thinking about this one.
I feel strongly a car should be able to be on more than one team if appropriate for the car. However I also feel it can be a bit unfair for a car to get full "credit" on more than one team for one car's worth of driver's effort. Taken to an extreme, one car with exceptionally high or low mpg scores could join half the teams, and drag them all down or boost them all up.

So I suggest - if it's reasonably possible to do this - that a car count on a team as a "half a car" if it's joined two teams, a third of a car if it's on three teams, etc. That is, it's effect on the team's averaged score would be weighted so it's an appropriate fraction of the effect of a "whole car".

I can nearly see the formulas or code for this in my mind's eye. Of course getting the site to do those calcs may or may not be reasonable.

Just as in life, where there would be a limit or a down side to spreading your participation around to multiple careers or sweethearts, simultaneously. Yes you can have two (or six!) girlfriends, but you can't give each of them the full attention they probably will want.
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Old 09-10-2012, 02:51 PM   #229 (permalink)
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Uh oh... the dreaded "feature creep".

I think weighting cars based on number of teams is starting to get a bit too complex.

(I would also like to pre-emptively state I don't want to have to code for handicaps based on lattitude, or whether or not your 2 or 6 passenger girlfriends/spouses/significant others tolerate minimal A/C usage or not! )
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Old 09-10-2012, 03:44 PM   #230 (permalink)
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I thought I might be asking for too much there.
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Uh oh... the dreaded "feature creep".

I think weighting cars based on number of teams is starting to get a bit too complex...

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