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Date:         Sat, 6 Jan 2018 10:06:20 -0500
Reply-To:     Sudhir Desai <sudhir.desai@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Sudhir Desai <sudhir.desai@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Engine thoughts--now Go Westy engine management system
Comments: To: Jason <>
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Most of the PnP stuff is "overpriced" because as they design the system around the application they can build in adaptation costs. Not saying it is worth it, just agreeing with the mindset.

Cheers, Sudhir

On Jan 6, 2018 10:00, "Jason" <> wrote:

> I agree with Karl. Quite expensive and doesn't upgrade the injectors. > I've played with quite a few standalone EFI systems in past, they were > certainly less money. One time we played with injectors on a 2.0 16V > engine and megasquirt. We gained about 15 HP just by swapping digifant II > injectors to something more modern with a better spray pattern. Modern > injectors atomize fuel better than our original ones. > > I've used SDS, Megasquirt, Electromotive and DTAFast. If you're a DIY guy > - go with the Megaaquirt stuff. Very inexpensive for what you get, I > believe recent versions even have autotune. SDS was the one I hated the > most, it had the worst interface to work with. > > One part about the Gowesty kit, it seems rather plug and pray for someone > who is electrically inept. Very overpriced though IMO. > > On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 1:18 AM, Karl Mullendore < > > > wrote: > > > If it doesn't replace the antiquated injectors it's a fail in my book. > > Marco > > Mansi's system is less expensive and uses modern 4-hole injectors and > > Microsquirt ECU. If you're not in CA then I'd recommend a closer look at > > his > > soon-to-available offering. Stage one is the fuel/ignition system, stage > > two > > [no ECU changes needed] 150hp turbo + cooling mods. Turbo engines beat > > displacement for those of us who drive at altitude often, not to mention > > the > > 2.1 lump has a better track record of not turning into a grenade. > > One of his achievements: > > >

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