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Old 09-17-2008, 10:35 PM   #1
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let the adventure begin, "megasquirt fun"

well took the plunge and bought megasquirt. its a ms-II with a V3.57 board.

it will run fuel and spark with the help of an edis-4.

hopefully if everything goes smooth then ill make a nice and simple diy so everyone can have a fully programable ecu for under 500$

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Old 09-17-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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Haven't heard of anyone playing with one on the focus yet...Lots of work ahead, keep us updated.

^^^ Will you have to build idle tables and everything with that?
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Old 09-17-2008, 11:03 PM   #3
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yup everything from scratch its not as hard as you think, i got a good manual and megasquirt does alot of the calcultations and adjustments on its own.
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There are maps on Craig's site - http://www.moates.net IIRC and a couple on the MS board.

I can't remember who made them though, but I do recall seeing some. If you can't find it let me know and I'll do some digging.

The files on Craig's site are here - http://www.moates.net/documentation....entation_id=19

But I don't have access to them any longer, not sure why. I think Tom might still though, not sure. I can't find the other ones right now.
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What made you go with a megasquirt system?
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This tells me you have very limited knowledge of tuning the Focus there is many many more things that need adjusting then just timing and fuel , for 250.00 more you could of had FULL controle over the Factory ECU with the SCT PRP

What are you going to do about the Factory ECU and its adaptive learning , Idle controle ,Knock sensor ,rev limit , speed limit and much much more

Send it back why you can and get something that will give you proper tuning

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^^^and the law has been laid down. :)
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I agree with Tom... there are SOOOOO many things that you WONT be able to control with the squirt.
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yup everything from scratch its not as hard as you think, i got a good manual and megasquirt does alot of the calcultations and adjustments on its own.
^^^ I"ve done dyno tuning on cars ( wrx sti's) and its alot of work to generate all the beginning stuff ( idle tables etc.), nightmarish in fact. I thought the squirt was used more by drag guys that really only needed to be concerned with WOT?

I figure using a reflash or a tuner over what Ford already supplies would be better. Why bother building idle and part throttle non-boost tables and all that?
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This tells me you have very limited knowledge of tuning the Focus there is many many more things that need adjusting then just timing and fuel , for 250.00 more you could of had FULL controle over the Factory ECU with the SCT PRP

What are you going to do about the Factory ECU and its adaptive learning , Idle controle ,Knock sensor ,rev limit , speed limit and much much more

Send it back why you can and get something that will give you proper tuning

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agreed...

they are a PITA...i used one on my saturn, and it was a bitch. i wanted to scream every day.

get SCT software and send the MS back...
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