Could the aformentioned chip control an AU gas engine? since there is no injector control, and several other functions would also be missing when compared to a petrol engine, I figure there may be a chance of it working.
I am currently looking at replacing my engine, I have two choices, either another ED engine or upgrading to a better engine. The only requirement is that I get an engine that is suitable to run gas in. The Au engine from all accounts has a better valvetrain and bottom end, so if it can be installed with minimal effort, I might do that instead.
So what is the diference between the heads, I would have thought that all the wiring would have been the same. I would'nt be using the BBM manifold, because my computer can't control it, I thought I read that my ED manifold would bolt up to it.
I would only put an AU engine in if I can put the whole engine in, inc head, however I do not want to re-wire the whole car to fit the EEC-5 in to control it. That is why I want to see if the EEC-4 will have any effect, is there any extra wiring that goes to the AU engine when comared with an ED engine? If so what is it for?
I tend to feel that STock the au. non gas head is not as good as ef/el heads for gas work..
THe lifters have less travel which only requires the valves to sink very slighlty into the head before they ride the cam and hold the valves open the ef/el motors with 2:1 rockers allow more travel before they play up.. Bottem en the au is a winner
98 T5 gear box (was auto)
Wade 977b cam
AU bottem end
ELXR6 ported Head
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