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Old 06-14-2010, 03:59 AM   #1
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Question data loging items

just got my xcal 2 set up for logging what are the most important things to log and what are some others that are useful aswell.


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It will vary depending upon your goals and your tuner’s needs. Having said that, some of the more common parameters include A/F, coolant temperature, injector pressure, intake air temperature, knock sensor retard, load, MAF counts, rpm, spark source, and throttle position sensor. I’m sure I missed a couple but that would be decent starting place.

BTW, are you planning to log on the XCal or with LiveLink?
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on the xcal then load it onto the computer with livelink
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I could be wrong about this, but I think most of the tuners now recommend logging directly to LiveLink. Once I began logging directly to my laptop I found it to be much easier and useful.

BTW, I would add "sftf1" to the list of parameters that I identified above.
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i dont have a laptop (used pc to set everything up) and dont have money for 1 right now so this is the best i can do and i also cant find the knock retard and injector pressure on my pids list
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i need to know what the exact names or close to what it says on the DMR/PIDS list for strategy UJAHA so i know that im getting the right items to log.
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come on guys i need this info so i can start data logging what i can untill i get my laptop
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If you are logging just to log or see if it works, you can pick whatever you want.

If you are logging to solve a problem or correct a tune then what you log depends on what you are trying to solve or what your tuner wants to see.
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