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Old 05-08-2011, 04:40 PM   #11
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Hmmm. Otay! I think then it is derived from available info, and not expressed as a particular gear for anything except the human interface in advantage pro.
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mikebontoft >> "what would happen if you were running an mtx with an atx computer?"
Describe how you would interface them for starters?

you can do it. tons of people have (including me) you just get a bunch of codes cause the computer goes WTF i'm not changing the gears AAHHH!!!!
when you do the swap you cut out the computers knowledge of what gear its in except for reverse (i think or what you re-wire could just turn on the lights).
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mikebontoft >> "what would happen if you were running an mtx with an atx computer?"
Describe how you would interface them for starters?
I am sorry! I totally misunderstood you. When you said "ATX computer", I thought you were making a joke (Y'know...ATX computer! Like what is in my desktop system). Regarding your real meaning > I was not aware that they used a diff ECU for an automatic vs. a manual.
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mikebontoft >> "what would happen if you were running an mtx with an atx computer?"
Describe how you would interface them for starters?

you can do it. tons of people have (including me) you just get a bunch of codes cause the computer goes WTF i'm not changing the gears AAHHH!!!!
when you do the swap you cut out the computers knowledge of what gear its in except for reverse (i think or what you re-wire could just turn on the lights).

so basically if you had a tune that could be fixed right? Cool though.

And lol... Nah if I tried those Id go micro atx... Might fit inside the bellhousing.

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I would think that as long as the ECU is the same tween MTX and ATX, then you could just go to Ford and have them load the stock MTX tune. Seems to be the simplest method. You may need to replace the dash indicators if you wanted them (shift point is the only one I know of).
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All you would have to do is get a tune , The SCT software you can change trans type

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Does that include the SVT ECU also?
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yes i ment the ecu. it would be sweet to have a car run off a desktop/laptop though. and tom i PMed you.
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That makes a lot of sense. But what about neutral? Supposedly, it (ECU) also knows when the car is in neutral. Speed and RPM could be faked (slight downhill, RPM held, in neutral. you get the idea!). Maybe load is there as well?
maybe thats why my car idles higher when i'm rolling in neutral as i come up to a stop sign... it never goes down to my idle speed of 725 til i stop fully.
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^ nah mine did that too and it was factory mtx...... well what RPM does it do that at?
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