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Old 08-24-2020, 08:05 PM
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So, in for a penny, in for a pound.
That sounds like the last month for me. Engine is running ok, but my brakes were weak, so I started with the master cylinder, then found no good pressure at the cylinders, so full brake job time. In doing so, I saw that one of my front tires needed replacing and that a rear axle was extremely off center and needed replacement. Ordered a new set of "this fits your vehicle" axles, bearings, spacers, seals, studs, and nuts, along with two new tires.
When I got the new axles, they were 2.5" short of what actually fits my vehicle.

Ended up having to return everything, get custom axles made and shipped. Finally got them, installed everything, and found that the new master cylinder was bad. $1,200 and a month later(rather than a quick MC change,) she is back on the road and happy other than her advance curve.

Like I said earlier, I've set up a few profiles and really look forward to trying them out. Some are based on the generic "Pontiacs like 30-36 total" and some are based on stock mechanical and vacuum points.

Along the lines of what David said, it would be nice if you could get it to learn, but that would take a lot more than one wire (I have the HEI version). One thing they could do and I will definitely recommend is that they should let you record the run session. That way, you can at least see exactly where the vacuum, RPM, and timing was when you felt something you want to change if you can time sync it. Or better yet, give it an option to record audio as it records your stats.

Then again, when my 400 is roaring, my wireless headset can't hear me yell.

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Old 06-14-2021, 09:46 AM
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Yes, that is a really interesting version of an MSD E Core, isn't it.

And, for the price, it should also teach itself what each individual engine wants for a curve.

When it deficates itself, it should also know how to wipe itself clean, too.

Frankly, not a lot of persons are going to be able to tune one of these things, even the so-claimed by them inferior E Core isn't that easy to work with. When these people get this thing to learn all by itself, and can deliver it for less than $200.00, I'll be both more impressed, and more interested than I ever will be at this juncture.

Nice idea, nice looking, but, lots to be done to make it a lot more user friendly, it appears .Lets see a lot of you buy into this, and give us the real world reports on just how easy it is to work with, problems, issues, and the rest of us can go from there with them.
To do this with MSD parts will cost over $800 won’t it?

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Old 06-14-2021, 01:48 PM
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I just installed one on a buddy's car. The HEI version. The only snag was the power supply must be clean power. We had one supply hooked to it that i think was also running a fuel pump and it did not like it a bit. Bluetooth connections drop out and it missed. Once we ran a clean separate power line direct from the fuse panel it worked like a charm. You can tune it on the fly.

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Old 06-14-2021, 02:26 PM
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I just installed one on a buddy's car. The HEI version. The only snag was the power supply must be clean power. We had one supply hooked to it that i think was also running a fuel pump and it did not like it a bit. Bluetooth connections drop out and it missed. Once we ran a clean separate power line direct from the fuse panel it worked like a charm. You can tune it on the fly.
So does the distributor look to be well made...like a lock out MSD type? If we think MSDs are well made. LOL

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Old 06-14-2021, 03:09 PM
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My opinion is that it is well made. Very simple mechanically since there are no advance mechanisms at all.

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