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Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:40 am

Quite a few MR2 guys have with good results.
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Re: proven good stand alones

Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:25 pm

Yeah, I'm over on mr2oc as well, but wanted a specific response from the Alltrac community, thanks.

Re: proven good stand alones

Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:21 am

Why?
Same engine. No difference.

Re: proven good stand alones

Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:06 pm

Different people...smaller community here.

Re: proven good stand alones

Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:25 am

And..... how does that effect if an ECU works or not?

Re: proven good stand alones

Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:47 pm

My question wasn't simply just if an ecu works MWP, if it was I would have bought what the majority have bought for their alltracs...an AEM or Hydra unit.

Is there a problem starting a discussion on the ALLTRAC site about it?

Anyway, don't bother answering, I started another thread on this forum to deal specifically with it.

Thanks.

Re: proven good stand alones

Fri May 31, 2013 5:56 am

I am on an Autronic SMC, and am keeping it for my E85 buildup. But I am looking for a used SMC version 1.99 chip.

Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:13 am

----Edit----
Hydra EMS setup for the ST165 from KO Racing
I have had a great deal of trouble getting this EMS to work properly from the start.
My biggest issue with the Hydra previously was its lack of end user customization.. meaning I wanted to be able to use non Toyota components and have a really minimal engine harness.
Well with some research and help from Andrew and others I can. Though this information is not plain as day in any support forum.
The Hydra is not sold as a true standalone.. meaning your expected to use your factory harness with a jumper harness in between.
Its great if you don't want the trouble of wiring.
Overall This is a very good EMS.
The latest update is really user friendly.. and thanks to a forum member here on alltrac.net I was able to better understand the EMS outputs..
I am going to call KO Racing today and see if I can get some final details..
I know once I get this all sorted out this will be a phenomenal EMS.
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Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:35 pm

Or DIYAutoTune... :D

Open source community based tuning ftw

Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:37 pm

I'm going to give the Megasquirt MS-II or Haltech a try in one of the All Tracs. I will post results, pics and numbers when the time comes. Gotta sell the AEM first. :)

Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:36 pm

Why not mspnp? After all, plug and play is in the name

Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:57 pm

brutekiller787 wrote:Why not mspnp? After all, plug and play is in the name


Because the Celica I want the unit for, already has a Haltech, which isn't PnP. It doesn't have the factory harness set up anymore.
I will start from scratch with a new harness (for the MS), and I want it tucked (clean look).

The ST185 is going Caldina set up w/ an AEM FIC (that's the plan as of now). It'll be a simple set up.

Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:26 pm

Fair enough

Re: proven good stand alones

Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:49 pm

brutekiller787 wrote:Fair enough


Plus it may be better to rewire anyway since the harnesses tend to be toast from heat. And it gives a reason to remove unneeded wiring and repair.

I plan to go MS3 on my alltrac when I rebuild my motor. My plan is to replace the knock sensor wiring, remove the MAF wiring and remove/replace distributor wiring depending on my ignition choice.

I am considering the MSPNP though, just to have a nicer connector to the ECU lol.

Re: proven good stand alones

Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:10 am

All these plans! Someone make this happen already! Lol
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