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Old 11-15-2010, 12:44 PM   #1
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local megasquirt savvy shops/gurus?

Howdy, new here, so hi everyone!

Right, one of my projects has been parked in the garage for far too long. It's a Volvo 740 wagon, with the 16v 2.3L engine. I bought it hoping to add a turbo and a few other goodies, ended up stopping at the "few other goodies". I had all the parts for the turbo project, but in the meantime bought a race car (a formula vee) and just lost interest and patience.

Still, I was halfway started with converting it to run on megasquirt when it got parked. Right now, everything is mostly connected, it starts and runs (badly). Needs lots of tuning, but most importantly, needs a bit of wiring done and fixed properly. I did a pretty nasty hack job of wiring it all up to see if everything sort of worked, and I guess it does, but I'm now getting lots of resets in the MS box (like clickityclickityclickityclickityclickityclickity.. fast ) which I'm fairly certain is mostly due to my poor wiring and ground choices.

Not that I couldn't do a better job, but I'm at a point where I don't care to spend that much time working on it.. I'd really rather pay to have it done properly

Anyone know anyone?

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Hmm Squirt... yea we know a little bit about that .... PM me with what you have done already including the components you're running. I'll see what it's worth to do a rewire...

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Are all the relays in the setup working properly? I had one of mine soldered in improperly and it was causing it to click on/off rapidly all the time until I pinpointed and fixed it.
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:03 AM   #6
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Howdy Gab

Lomac, I'm not using the relay board.. It's all hooked up (well, mostly) to the stock relays and fuses. There's an extra relay that drives the fuel pump relay (for safety reasons, apparently.. not my idea!) and I checked the connections on that one, seemed good..
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The MS system is a pretty simple setup to wire and tune we can help you with that
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you can probably find the base map for your volvo engine from the megasquirt forum. If you are lucky there are other people that makes custom harness for the engine.

I think best is to go over the MS info etc and ask.
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Mark at racing greed is also really good with Mega Squirts..
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Mark at racing greed is also really good with Mega Squirts..
He can wired in from scatch too but I heard he is only working part time as he is going to school too..
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