This post describes how to wire your engine with the 20awg wire for Megasquirt’s wiring harness!
Here’s a DB-37 connector with crimp connector pins. Most megasquirt kits come with solder cup connectors WHICH ARE BAD because soldered wires = stiff corroding wires.
I ordered this connector from Newark – an electronic parts supplier. Here’s a link to part number 79K4779 – The manufacturer’s part number is SPC15175
Continue reading Megasquirt Engine Wiring
So, for some reason, there’s not much documentation on what this actually means!! Well- we discovered that this problem can create all kinds of hell if you don’t know much about it. Click this pic to enlarge for a full explanation… I’ll add more to this VERY soon.
Continue reading Megasquirt Igniton: Rising Edge VS Falling Edge
This technote will be all about the Megasquirt relay board. I have just ordered one, and I will install it after the MD/PA Megasquirt Tech weekend GTG.
Continue reading Megasquirt Relay Board
This chart shows how hard it is for each step of the process on a scale from 1 to 10! 😀
It doesn’t mean much, just an overview kinda thing!
This technote specializes in exactly how to configure the megasquirt to read the hall sender in a VW distributor and then fire the coil. This applies to the V3 PCB and Processors Megasquirt I and Megasquirt II.
Continue reading Megasquirt Ignition Jumpers for Digifant VW distributor
There’s an easy way to wire Megasquirt into the fuse panel and stock fuel pump wiring without cutting or splicing any wires at all!
Continue reading Megasquirt Fuel Pump Wiring
VW never sent the 16v over to the US with an electronic fuel injection system, so converting it to EFI is just a bit more involved. No Junkyard parts for this!
Continue reading EFI and Megasquirt on the 16v
Oxygen sensors help the computer make corrections in the car’s air/fuel ratio by measuring the oxygen content in the exhaust. Oxygen in the exhaust is a good measure of the efficiency of the combustion.
Continue reading Oxygen Sensor Tech
This article is about the Throttle Position Sensor on the throttle body, and why you may not need it at all.
Continue reading TPS wiring for Megasquirt
The fuel system under the hood needs changes to go from CIS to an EFI fuel setup. If your car already has a Digifant fuel system with EFI injectors, then you don’t need to do this!
Continue reading Megasquirt: Fuel Lines and Fuel System