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    Turbo gauge, yes. O2 for the gasser, yes. Biased...

    Turbo gauge, yes. O2 for the gasser, yes. Biased as a diesel mechanic, the injection events should key off of a TPS, added to anything, and a EGT probe in the header collector of the exhaust. This is...
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    Thanks, I didn't want to type that all out. I shake my head at the idea...
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    I think the diesels simply sum the commanded fuel...

    I think the diesels simply sum the commanded fuel shots, or sum from a mapped table of cc's @ rpm @ tps.
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    Yes. For an intentional drain I would relay the...

    Yes. For an intentional drain I would relay the second battery, use it relay off, start, wait 5, relay on - spread out the load... The alternator should not be ask to charge 2 dead batteries, really...
  5. Thread: Dual alternators

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    Exactly, that large 'solenoid' is actually a...

    Exactly, that large 'solenoid' is actually a continuous duty relay. 'Isolators' use diodes, always accompanied by the needless voltage drop and resulting inaccurate voltage regulation. You can just...
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    A second battery directly connected does not...

    A second battery directly connected does not stress the alternator more - quite the opposite. First, any given load will drop sys voltage less, fielding the alternator less. Over time the second...
  7. Thread: fuse selection

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    Don't forget the upstream issues, people often...

    Don't forget the upstream issues, people often do.
    How much draw?
    Type of device, motors require a higher start current..?
    Gauge and length of wiring run, smaller will drop V and raise A...?
    And...
  8. Thread: Dual alternators

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    Aux Alternators should be tied in the main...

    Aux Alternators should be tied in the main system. On mine the computer fields the alternator only when needed. Aux batteries should be relayed not isolated. And yes, batteries are the best filter...
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    That's the silicone part, my favorite is the...

    That's the silicone part, my favorite is the black adhesive type.
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    velcro on silicone?

    velcro on silicone?
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    Aren't alot of modern autos already fully...

    Aren't alot of modern autos already fully electronic with dummy mechanicals?
  12. Thread: VolumeTray

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    Volumouse instead, totally adaptable...

    Volumouse instead, totally adaptable...
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    3.5x25, must be a big 27 or 31, that aught to do...

    3.5x25, must be a big 27 or 31, that aught to do it. Your good..
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    If you have nowhere to go I'd suggest a battery...

    If you have nowhere to go I'd suggest a battery charger. My Diesel is a little different with an auto high idle, and a harness tap for a variable switch, all made for such duty. A gas cars computer...
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    Easy, done many. Add the battery... The...

    Easy, done many.

    Add the battery...

    The best way is to wire the batteries individually for purpose.
    Do not use an isolator, I've removed dozens, they only work ok - impossible for them to work...
  16. It can easily be done, and is. There are gel...

    It can easily be done, and is. There are gel cells higher, Odyssey whatevers can go to 16+ AH, I don't like them. Just find what fits and use copper lugs with 2 ag or bigger to keep voltage drop...
  17. Why no Inverters? Maybe not certain types/kinds?

    Why no Inverters? Maybe not certain types/kinds?
  18. Thread: Research Poll

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    Research Poll

    From another forum an interesting poll.

    http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/74794/p-a-c-e-research-08a

    from http://www.fiero.nl/forum/Forum6/HTML/059847.html
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    As I remember SpeedFan doesn't use profiles or...

    As I remember SpeedFan doesn't use profiles or anything to save the info, it just does. I don't use that feature on any of my boxes (SuperMicros), but it does retain the names of everything fine. On...
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    Maybe it simply depends on what question we're...

    Maybe it simply depends on what question we're answering. With VNC you have the actual hardware and with a vmware solution you don't. If the purpose is to develop the software, vmware may be a...
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    remote desktop software. VNC is the original and...

    remote desktop software. VNC is the original and a few freeware versions out there.
    http://www.realvnc.com/
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    If you have some computers laying around, use one...

    If you have some computers laying around, use one to work on the software, set the display to what you'll really use, and VNC into that box from your desktop at that resoltion, and then scale to the...
  23. I've read thru it all and think I might be...

    I've read thru it all and think I might be missing something. Where do we tale into account the varied vehicle voltage? would not the voltage the FB reads need to be a small range to trigger and not...
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    That should be in the bios, under boot order?

    That should be in the bios, under boot order?
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    ...So, what is castrated from XP Pro to create XP...

    ...So, what is castrated from XP Pro to create XP Home that cannot be done with 3rd party apps?
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