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    I hate cleaning cars. Hate. But big car show tomorrow so I figured I would.

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    So I've been chasing an issue for a few days. Once warm I'm loosing rpm signal to the ECU. I tested wiring from the distributor to the ECU and found no issues. I figured maybe it was the pickup in the new distributor I got so I swapped the electronics from my old distributor into the new one, issue unresolved. Took the ECU apart and checked for fried circuits and capacitors, all good. So that leaves the igniter. The pickup in the distributor creates an AC voltage that the igniter turns into a DC square wave that the ECU reads. I'm hoping my friends AE82 uses the same igniter so I can swap and see before buying one.

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    Originally Posted by manda
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    This running issue is really stumping me. Mainly because I have a perfectly fine tachometer UNTIL the engine hits operating temp. The second it gets to temp the idle stumbles then climbs to 1200 and the check engine light comes on. After that the tach needle bounces around and if you goose the throttle it will die. Code is always 6.

    You'd think that if I had a bad tach signal from the igniter to the ECU it would be there all the time and the needle would never be consistent, or only once the igniter gets hot and I refuse to believe the igniter starts acting up at the same exact time the coolant gets to 180 degrees. So...I'm starting to think it's more ECU related. This weekend I'll sit down and check all the resistors, diodes, and capacitors in the ECU which is about all I can do. Maybe I'll find something.

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    Originally Posted by manda
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    What happens if you unplug the coolant temp sensor after the issues appears?

    It may be crazy but could it possibly be the sensor is freaking out the ECU somehow?

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    Fixed my AC today. Kinda. It's still an r12 system and needs to be converted properly but I figured why not see what it'll do. Pulled vacuum and it was leaking down. Decided to put a pound of r134 in and see how many leaks I could find. Well I only found one, so I fixed it. Pulled vacuum again and it held. Put in an undisclosed amount of r134 and it's working! Yay cold air. I expect the compressor to go out soon but we'll see how long it lasts.



    Also got my little powered sub installed. It's actually a little more powerful than I was shooting for and I could probably get a smaller unit but it's in there now.

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    Originally Posted by manda
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    New rear toe rods from Matrix Garage came today and I put them on tonight. Didn't even take an hour. Excellent product for general OEM replacement.

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    Originally Posted by manda
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    Regarding your odd running behavior.

    Have you pulled out your ECU and opened it up? I can almost guarantee your capacitors are dead. Im dealing with this sort of shit on my MR2 right now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luni View Post
    Regarding your odd running behavior.

    Have you pulled out your ECU and opened it up? I can almost guarantee your capacitors are dead. Im dealing with this sort of shit on my MR2 right now.
    That's the first thing I did. Had to replace one in the 3sgte ECU in MH plus hearing of yours awhile ago. Couldn't find anything wrong. Right now it's been running fine, no issue in over a week with maybe 40-50 miles. So I donno.

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    Originally Posted by manda
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    Did some window tint today. I was just gonna do the t tops because the glare kills me but I decided I needed a windshield strip and to redo the old tinted windows. I have bad eyes and can't drive at night much due to other vehicles lights blinding me, so I made my windshield strip go much lower than "allowed" to hopefully help with that. Law enforcement in my area tends not to bother with tint tickets unless they pull you over for something else. Follow the rule of only breaking one law at a time and you're usually good.



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    Originally Posted by manda
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    I kinda want to vinyl my t tops on the terrible 2. Probably white to match the car

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    Quote Originally Posted by donteatbugs View Post
    I kinda want to vinyl my t tops on the terrible 2. Probably white to match the car
    Do it.

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    Originally Posted by manda
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    Originally Posted by manda
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    Great work, keep us posted! I'm really interested in seeing progress threads, they've always amazed me

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    You should just replace the caps. Or acquire a spare ECU and swap the caps out on that one and see.

    There is no way any of the capacitors in any of our old ECUs are up to the original specs / snuff.
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