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McMark
post Nov 2 2017, 01:57 PM
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If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen that I’m working on a few new parts for my fuel injection setup. This one has particularly broad appeal. It a small idle air valve from a Kia that’s intended to mount onto the manifold. But I modeled up an adapter in Fusion360 to accept hose and clamp. I had this part SLS printed in Nylon from Xometry.com. It was a perfect fit/match and I’m pretty excited to see how this works. Not only is it a valve that can be controlled by mega/microsquirt but conceivably a small circuit could be designed to make this work autonomously for D-Jet and L-Jet cars in place of the AAR.


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post Nov 2 2017, 02:10 PM
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Interesting. I had to replace that exact part on my 2002 Hyundai accent, it controlled the idle speed, twice I tried to buy knockoff brand of this off of ebay but then the idle was all over the place. The factory part worked the best/without issues. Recently threw out 3 of those things after I junked the car. Never would have thought there could have been any use of them on my 914.
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That answers my question from over on FB! (IMG:style_emoticons/default/biggrin.gif)

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What is instagram and FB?
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post Nov 5 2017, 06:07 AM
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QUOTE(r_towle @ Nov 4 2017, 10:43 PM) *

What is instagram and FB?


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Mark,

I am inline to buy one of your micro squirt conversions for the type IV we are installing in Aric's 912. I like all the new development ideas. Your are a very smart guy.
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QUOTE(bretth @ Nov 2 2017, 03:10 PM) *
Interesting. I had to replace that exact part on my 2002 Hyundai accent, it controlled the idle speed, twice I tried to buy knockoff brand of this off of ebay but then the idle was all over the place. The factory part worked the best/without issues. Recently threw out 3 of those things after I junked the car. Never would have though there could have been any use of them on my 914.

Thanks for sharing your real world experience. I'll have to keep an eye on that aspect. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/thumb3d.gif)

QUOTE(rick 918-S @ Nov 5 2017, 07:07 AM) *
I am inline to buy one of your micro squirt conversions for the type IV we are installing in Aric's 912. I like all the new development ideas. Your are a very smart guy.

Thanks Rick, I'm not sure it's smart to be as picky as I am about things, but I appreciate the sentiment. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/wink.gif) Now that I've rectified the two troublesome installs I feel a lot better about the setup. Zach's car had a few little issues and unknowingly had a 3-bar MAP instead of a 1-bar. PeteyD's car just left and after tearing my hair out for months I finally realized the fuel injector mfg had shipped me low-impedance injectors. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/wacko.gif) So now I know I need to be MUCH more diligent on checking the parts that I order. Easy enough once you figure it out.

Now I just need to design a few more parts that I've been thinking about over the last few years. The new setup will be REALLY nice if everything goes according to plan. I'm pretty excited.
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