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Old 01-08-2013, 12:58 PM   #1
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2.3 modded engine dies out after a few minutes.

car is an 04 2.3 sedan 5spd.

mods:

cosworth cams and valve srpings
cosworth intake mani
FC 67mm throttle body
F2 header
fswerks cold air

no cels , car has an aem air/fuel gauge and it reards just about 15 and sometimes jumps up to 17 while driving.

car *kind of* has a tune , from fswerks. Previous owner said there was an issue downloading the tune.

car goes down the road fine.
any ideas guys ?


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Old 01-08-2013, 01:09 PM   #2
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Id probably start with having someone experienced look at that tune file and data log from there. See if the tune was loaded properly and that its ok.
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Id probably start with having someone experienced look at that tune file and data log from there. See if the tune was loaded properly and that its ok.
its an excal 2 and i have nop idea how to work it and its missing the cable that hooks to the computor. maybe ill just buy a new tune.
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the xcal2 uses the same USB cable that a printer does. normal usb on one side then the almost square one on the other

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Old 01-08-2013, 06:40 PM   #5
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sweet thanks, i guess ill do some research into data logging and such.
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its type A to type B USB cable , can be found at about any store that carries electronics , walmart , staples , bestbuy, target ,radio shack. costs about 20 bucksish
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its type A to type B USB cable , can be found at about any store that carries electronics , walmart , staples , bestbuy, target ,radio shack. costs about 20 bucksish

if the op isnt in a rush, they are less than $5 on amazon and else where on the net

or if you have a newish printer at home, just borrow it from there
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im pretty sure ive got a printer cable here somewhere. my grandfather hordes printers...
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