ECU MOTEC M600

ECU MOTEC M600 - The saga of fitting a MOTEC M600 ECU to my...

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Unformatted text preview: The saga of fitting a MOTEC M600 ECU to my Audi UrS4 Tony Guttmann December 12, 2005 The Patient A 1994 UrS4, right-hand drive, living happily in Australia. The car has 57,000 miles on the odome- ter (91,000 km), and has the following modifications: RS2 Exhaust manifold RS2 Turbo Lucas Delphi injectors Waste gate screw turned down 3.5 turns Samco hoses 3 inch locally made exhaust system with cat, 3 resonators and a lightly baffled rear muffler. RS2 gearbox Koni sports shocks 2Bennett top struts (see picture) 1 Cams, head gasket, air filter etc. all original. The Symptoms Not enough power. Unsatisfactory drivability. For more than a year I have been trying to find appropriate chips, but without success. The chips I tried never seemed to suit the car, and, on dyno testing, always had excessively rich AFR ratios and excessively low power. I concluded that it is not possible to chip tune my car without someone locally doing some hands-on programming, and there is no-one I know in Australia with that expertise. Given that there are, I believe, 18 UrS4s in the country, this is perhaps not surprising. The Treatment Fit a MOTEC M600 ECU in place of the Motronic ECU. MOTECs are made here in Australia, and there is local expertise in setting them up. The Doctor Neil Trama, of Queanbeyan, NSW has a long history of MOTEC installations, including a number of rally and race cars, as well as his own concourse winning Audi 90 quattro. He is a qualified engineer, and loves this sort of challenge (n.trama@adfa.edu.au). 2 The path to robust health I travelled to Canada and left the car with Neil to work on. Neils aim was to make the conversion readily backwards compatible, so step one was to buy a cheap BMW 318i ECU which had the same...
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