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Offline Milwaukee Midget

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7395 on: September 12, 2018, 09:00:41 PM »

 deuterostome blastopore.


Uhhmm, is that some kind of Catholic sacrament?

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7396 on: September 12, 2018, 09:23:57 PM »
Anal spot on? As the Brits might say?  :? :? :-o :-o :-D :-D
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7397 on: September 12, 2018, 10:41:37 PM »
I'm making rookie mistakes, but at least I know the oil pump works.

Blew oil right past the untightened oil line.  Engine didn't fire - I lost about a pint on the starter motor.

It's mopped up, and I cleaned up the concrete with some lacquer thinner.

No water seepage, and the electric water pump seems to work. 

But it's bed time for Bozo . . .


 

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7398 on: September 12, 2018, 11:38:30 PM »
But it's bed time for Bozo . . .



 :?



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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7399 on: September 13, 2018, 08:35:16 AM »
But it's bed time for Bozo . . .



 :?



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Meah . . . sometimes I'm a monkey, sometimes I'm a clown . . .  :roll:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7400 on: September 14, 2018, 09:17:35 PM »
Here's a great way to kill an hour while updating firmware on an ecu - which is what tonight's all about -
https://roundsixpod.com/2018/09/14/from-no-brakes-to-the-200-mph-club-mike-lefevers/
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7401 on: September 15, 2018, 10:19:08 AM »
Does it run????

Are you at the Gathering on the Green at the Osthof???.........I'll look for you :-)
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7402 on: September 15, 2018, 10:54:10 AM »
I had to decline the invitation.  Still programming the ecu today.
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7403 on: September 15, 2018, 07:59:39 PM »
Setting up the parameters wasn't easy, but i got through it. 

Still won't start, and I'm seeing three problems - One for sure, two potential.

1.  I've got a miss-pin from the output of one of the coil trigger wires.  Need to pull the harness and rewire that.  A ten-minute job, of course - might be able to get it done tonight . . .

B.  The power supply to the coil smoked a fuse - better that than the harness.  Might have been due to the miss-pin.

3.7(y)  An online search confirmed that the trigger output from the Holley HP for the ignition is 5 volts.  My MSD coil packs are triggered by 12 volt, so even if it isn't miss-pinned, it's unlikely the ECU will fire the coils.  The MSD Coils are interfaced with the DIS MSD Interface Modules # 8870.

Digging into it on line, but a few questions, if anybody knows.

I'm looking at the MSD 6302 as a possible solution.  https://www.summitracing.com/parts/msd-6302/recommendedparts

It's a dual coil igniter designed to work with the MSD coil packs, so I think it should receive the 5V signal from the ECU and make the coils to fire.

Anybody know?  Anybody know someone who might know?  :?

 
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7404 on: September 15, 2018, 11:14:31 PM »
So... if I want to emulate a record-setter, I need to number my three problems as 1., B., and 3.7(y)? 8-)
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7405 on: September 15, 2018, 11:25:27 PM »
... output from the Holley HP for the ignition is 5 volts.  My MSD coil packs are triggered by 12 volt...
Do you have four 50 watt NPN transistors handy? If so, add a few resistors to build a collector-follower amp for each coil pack- 5v in, 12v out.
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7406 on: September 16, 2018, 10:51:18 AM »
Do you have four 50 watt NPN transistors handy? If so, add a few resistors to build a collector-follower amp for each coil pack- 5v in, 12v out.

It's been a while since I've done any breadboarding, but that's an option.

Good news is that there is NO MISS-PIN.  I had checked this harness many times, and a pin-in to connector-out continuity check this morning verified I have had this right all along.

So that leaves troubleshooting the blown fuse and 3.7(y).
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7407 on: September 16, 2018, 06:52:13 PM »

Congratulations to Tom Donney of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and his crew and family.  They bumped the I/GT record today, and while I don't have a definitive number, these folks have busted their humps making their SAAB into a frighteningly fast little 1 liter GT competitor.

I'll post up his speed when USFRA does.

To Tom and crew -

 :cheers:  :cheers:  :cheers:

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7408 on: September 20, 2018, 04:42:32 PM »
Chris;

A big MOSFET should do what you want. Here is a link to a good candidate:

https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/STMicroelectronics/STW56N60M2?qs=sGAEpiMZZMshyDBzk1%2fWi0dsXOGve85xPJUjOcbS6yy2P%2f4CIxNNrw%3d%3d

Its gate threshold voltage is low enough to be driven with a 5V input and its drain current, breakdown voltage and power dissipation make it almost bullet proof. If you have a part number or schematic of your coil-pack I may be able to help you with a circuit.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7409 on: September 21, 2018, 12:11:02 PM »
Is there somebody out there in or near London (England) who might be able to check out a piece of machinery (a Sunnen valve grinder) for me?

Supposedly a machinery dealer in London.   Address is close to Holborn Viaduct & Farringdon Street.

Any help would be appreciated.   Trying to make certain the dealer is not a scammer.

Thanks in advance for any help.  Liquid compensation available . . . . . .   :-D

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