3rd January, News.
The Lucas ECU in Doris has finally kicked the bucket, letting out the last of it's smoke (All Lucas components are rumoured to work on smoke, if this leaks out, then the component can't function anymore. So if you see the smoke escape, then chances are it will need replacement).
So another Megasquirt has been ordered, built and tested, both as a backup for Doris, and for some Pievannery.
I have also collected a few more toys for Doris and the van, so I guess I will have to get back to some V8 work soon !
9th January, 'Squirting !
Having spent most of the day driving about in Doris with Elaine
and a laptop, the Megasquirt is really nicely dialed in :-)
See Squirting for a few pics and details of the MS settings.
22nd January, Mot time.
Doris failed her MOT on low rear brake efficiency :-(
Turned out that the bias valve had seized up and was not letting enough pressure to the rears. A quick visit to Rally Designs and about £50 later I was the proud owner of a nice Wilwood bias valve.
Valve fitted MOT passed :-)
30th January, EFI comparison.
Just found that one of the alternator mount bolts has sheared off in the head, which is a pain, so took the opportunity to remove a few sundry bits and pieces to get better access.
With the manifold off it seemed a good time to throw some of the spare manifolds on to compare their dimensions...
See EFI compare for the pics.
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